Period
to 17 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 54 93
Rank change year-on-year 0 +39 -30
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 24 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.32% 2.83% 1.15%
As % of the General category 11.82% 12.70% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 8
South Wales median daily rate £207 £453 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.25% +27.46% +9.23%
10th Percentile £123 £283 £189
90th Percentile £426 £574 £475
Wales median daily rate £275 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -42.11% +18.75% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South Wales median hourly rate - £18.00 -
Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £12.35
% change year-on-year -19.44% +45.75% -

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 South Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 203 244 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 19.61% 22.26% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 194 242
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £134 £182 £225
90th Percentile £516 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 9
South Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £18.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +205.56% -14.29% +29.23%
10th Percentile £23.70 £11.02 £15.03
90th Percentile £77.50 £45.85 £48.81
Wales median hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +57.89% -9.52% +22.74%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in South Wales

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in South Wales

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in South Wales over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in South Wales

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in South Wales

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Cardiff -3 13 £189 -39.52% 6
Newport +9 9 £375 -17.58% 3
Telecoms
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Remedy
5 4 (16.67%) Finance
5 4 (16.67%) Java
5 4 (16.67%) .NET
5 4 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (12.50%) REST
6 3 (12.50%) Scala
6 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 3 (12.50%) WAN
6 3 (12.50%) LAN
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Ticket Management
7 2 (8.33%) Samsung
7 2 (8.33%) PMO
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (8.33%) Back Office
7 2 (8.33%) MVC
7 2 (8.33%) CCNA
7 2 (8.33%) HP
7 2 (8.33%) Web Services
7 2 (8.33%) VoIP
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.17%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.17%) SAP MM
1 1 (4.17%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) LAN
1 3 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.17%) DSLAM
3 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.17%) ISDN
3 1 (4.17%) MPLS
3 1 (4.17%) PBX
3 1 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Back Office
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Telephony Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
4 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Telephony Support
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) PMO Assistant
5 2 (8.33%) Project Assistant
5 2 (8.33%) Project Support Assistant
5 2 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Support Assistant
5 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
5 2 (8.33%) Telecoms Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) REST
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) Flask
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Digital Media
1 2 (8.33%) iPhone
1 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Android
1 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) BDD
3 2 (8.33%) Change Control
3 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (8.33%) MVC
3 2 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) TDD
3 2 (8.33%) Ticket Management
3 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) Scala
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) Go
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) CCNA
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) MCTS
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) VCP5
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (8.33%) PMO
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
3 1 (4.17%) GDPR
3 1 (4.17%) IFRS
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Remedy
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Samsung
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) BT
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Genesys
4 1 (4.17%) Huawei
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Openreach
4 1 (4.17%) VMware