Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 57 55
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +38
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 45 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.12% 2.32% 2.86%
As % of the General category 13.85% 10.78% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 17 23
South Wales median daily rate £400 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -26.32% +48.44%
10th Percentile £325 £134 £284
90th Percentile £577 £473 £572
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £480
% change year-on-year +6.67% -21.88% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
South Wales median hourly rate £17.75 £11.72 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.45% -34.89% -
Wales median hourly rate £17.75 £13.36 £14.86
% change year-on-year +32.86% -10.09% +20.32%

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 325 204 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 22.52% 21.50% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 153 202
South Wales median daily rate £400 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.94% +4.73%
10th Percentile £285 £143 £234
90th Percentile £600 £524 £513
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 7
South Wales median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -16.67% -12.11%
10th Percentile £10.28 £10.78 £11.02
90th Percentile £53.75 £56.50 £72.20
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -1.64% -4.69% -19.84%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Newport 0 21 £350 -9.68% 2
Cardiff -23 10 £400 +93.24% 9
Bridgend - 2 £525 - 3
Caerphilly - 2 £194 -
Telecoms
Wales

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 16 (35.56%) Digital Media
2 13 (28.89%) Manufacturing
3 11 (24.44%) SQL
3 11 (24.44%) Finance
3 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
4 10 (22.22%) Marketing
4 10 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 10 (22.22%) SAP
4 10 (22.22%) Windows
4 10 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (22.22%) Electronics
5 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (20.00%) Front End Development
6 7 (15.56%) Docker
6 7 (15.56%) Oracle
6 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
6 7 (15.56%) Python
6 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
7 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.33%) Change Management
8 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
8 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 5 (11.11%) HTML
8 5 (11.11%) ITIL
8 5 (11.11%) Unix
8 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (11.11%) Node.js
8 5 (11.11%) Microservices

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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) Confluence
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) GitHub
2 3 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.67%) DHCP
2 3 (6.67%) DNS
2 3 (6.67%) SAN
3 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) ISDN
3 2 (4.44%) LAN
3 2 (4.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) AMQP
4 1 (2.22%) Internet
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
4 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) CA Gen
1 3 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.44%) Travis CI
3 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 13 (28.89%) Manufacturing
2 11 (24.44%) Finance
3 10 (22.22%) Electronics
3 10 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (4.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Developer
2 5 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
3 4 (8.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (8.89%) HTML CSS Developer
3 4 (8.89%) HTML Developer
3 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
3 4 (8.89%) React Developer
4 3 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (6.67%) Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Architect
4 3 (6.67%) CA Gen Developer
4 3 (6.67%) DBA
4 3 (6.67%) Python Developer
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Telecoms Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Unix Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Network Architect
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) GraphQL
1 5 (11.11%) HTML
1 5 (11.11%) Node.js
2 4 (8.89%) CSS
2 4 (8.89%) React
2 4 (8.89%) Spring
2 4 (8.89%) Spring Boot
2 4 (8.89%) Spring Cloud
2 4 (8.89%) Spring Integration
2 4 (8.89%) Web Services
3 2 (4.44%) Flask
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Digital Media
2 3 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.44%) Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) iPhone
3 2 (4.44%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Blog
4 1 (2.22%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Unix
3 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.67%) AIX
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.44%) Android
6 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
1 10 (22.22%) Programme Management
2 9 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.33%) Change Management
4 5 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (11.11%) ITIL
4 5 (11.11%) Microservices
5 4 (8.89%) Capacity Management
5 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
5 4 (8.89%) Performance Management
5 4 (8.89%) Security Management
5 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Coaching
7 2 (4.44%) Database Security
7 2 (4.44%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.56%) Python
4 4 (8.89%) Java
5 3 (6.67%) C
5 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.44%) Go
6 2 (4.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) BC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) CCNA
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) PMO
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) GDPR
2 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Docker
2 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.67%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (8.89%) SCOM
2 2 (4.44%) Ansible
2 2 (4.44%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) SAP
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) CA
3 3 (6.67%) HP
3 3 (6.67%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco
4 2 (4.44%) EMC
4 2 (4.44%) Juniper
5 1 (2.22%) Aruba
5 1 (2.22%) Avaya
5 1 (2.22%) NETGEAR
5 1 (2.22%) Samsung