Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 40 62
Rank change year-on-year -30 +22 +11
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 28 43 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.09% 3.97% 2.33%
As % of the General category 10.81% 18.86% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 11
South Wales median daily rate £375 £327 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.68% -20.73% +33.06%
10th Percentile £325 £154 £288
90th Percentile £630 £500 £513
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £475
% change year-on-year -6.25% -15.79% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South Wales median hourly rate - £12.96 -
Wales median hourly rate - £12.96 £11.72
% change year-on-year - +10.58% -13.19%

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 259 228 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 19.31% 21.07% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 154 201
South Wales median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.40% +1.20% -1.32%
10th Percentile £276 £216 £256
90th Percentile £575 £525 £475
Wales median daily rate £400 £384 £375
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.40% -0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 13
South Wales median hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -32.20% +136.00%
10th Percentile £13.80 £11.58 £12.75
90th Percentile £29.60 £59.00 £71.00
Wales median hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -32.20% +110.71%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -12 12 £400 +77.78% 2
Newport -27 12 £350 -20.00% 4
Telecoms
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 10 (35.71%) Digital Media
2 9 (32.14%) Marketing
2 9 (32.14%) Programme Management
2 9 (32.14%) Finance
3 8 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 8 (28.57%) SAP
3 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (28.57%) Electronics
4 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (21.43%) Python
5 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 6 (21.43%) Docker
6 5 (17.86%) React
6 5 (17.86%) Node.js
6 5 (17.86%) GraphQL
6 5 (17.86%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (17.86%) Front End Development
7 4 (14.29%) Travis CI
7 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 4 (14.29%) Product Management
7 4 (14.29%) Go
7 4 (14.29%) Ansible
7 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 4 (14.29%) Coaching
7 4 (14.29%) Flask
8 3 (10.71%) User Experience
8 3 (10.71%) Microservices
8 3 (10.71%) Open Source

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 1 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) AMQP
1 1 (3.57%) Broadband
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) MPLS
1 1 (3.57%) VoIP
1 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Travis CI
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
3 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.57%) ClearQuest
3 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) Maven
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
1 9 (32.14%) Marketing
2 8 (28.57%) Electronics
2 8 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Node.js Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Python Developer
2 5 (17.86%) React Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Coach
4 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 2 (7.14%) DBA
4 2 (7.14%) Lead Product Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Product Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Product Owner
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Software Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Digital Product Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Junior Field Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Network Field Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) GraphQL
1 5 (17.86%) Node.js
1 5 (17.86%) React
2 4 (14.29%) Flask
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) RESTful
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Digital Media
2 3 (10.71%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (10.71%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Blog
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Programme Management
2 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (17.86%) Front End Development
5 4 (14.29%) Coaching
5 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 4 (14.29%) Product Management
6 3 (10.71%) DevOps
6 3 (10.71%) Microservices
6 3 (10.71%) Migration
6 3 (10.71%) Open Source
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
7 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) DSDM
7 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (21.43%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) Go
4 2 (7.14%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) CCDP
4 1 (3.57%) CCIE
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) CCNP
4 1 (3.57%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) GDPR
1 1 (3.57%) IFRS
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) etcd
2 1 (3.57%) flannel
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) rkt
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) SAP
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.57%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Remedy
4 1 (3.57%) Sonatype