Period
to 23 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Telecommunications
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 36 28
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8 +34
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 25 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.80% 3.35% 4.72%
As % of the General category 22.52% 14.41% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 21
Somerset median daily rate £325 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +5.26% +30.14%
10th Percentile £145 £351 £281
90th Percentile £498 £500 £925
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Somerset median hourly rate - £12.18 -
South West median hourly rate £16.50 £37.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year -56.00% +212.50% -31.43%

Telecoms is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 111 111 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 21.31% 23.22% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 85 57
Somerset median daily rate £439 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.00% - -
10th Percentile £191 £143 £228
90th Percentile £538 £515 £623
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 11
Somerset median hourly rate - £23.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.26% -30.00%
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.57% - -7.89%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Somerset

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Telecoms in Somerset.

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Somerset

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Somerset over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Somerset

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Somerset

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +6 16 £310 -38.00% 9
Taunton 0 6 £481 +11.34% 1
Telecoms
South West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 22 (88.00%) SAP
1 22 (88.00%) Business Intelligence
1 22 (88.00%) Electronics
1 22 (88.00%) Finance
1 22 (88.00%) Manufacturing
1 22 (88.00%) Programme Management
1 22 (88.00%) Marketing
1 22 (88.00%) Digital Marketing
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (16.00%) ETL
7 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
7 4 (16.00%) Windows
7 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (16.00%) NHS
7 4 (16.00%) QA
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (16.00%) Data Structures
7 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (12.00%) SDLC

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) IaaS
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
1 2 (8.00%) PaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.00%) Route 53
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (8.00%) Network Security
1 2 (8.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (4.00%) ISDN
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) PABX
2 1 (4.00%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (12.00%) OLAP
4 2 (8.00%) MySQL
4 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.00%) Power BI
4 2 (8.00%) Star Schema
5 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Zephyr
General
1 22 (88.00%) Electronics
1 22 (88.00%) Finance
1 22 (88.00%) Manufacturing
1 22 (88.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Desktop Support
2 4 (16.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (12.00%) DBA
3 3 (12.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) SQL BI Developer
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.00%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (8.00%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.00%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Structures
1 4 (16.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
1 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) CentOS
3 2 (8.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Business Intelligence
1 22 (88.00%) Digital Marketing
1 22 (88.00%) Programme Management
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (16.00%) ETL
5 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Data Management
5 3 (12.00%) Open Source
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) SDLC
6 2 (8.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.00%) Data Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) GDPR
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) SAP
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) hybris