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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 44 60
Rank change year-on-year +10 +16  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 21 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.95% 2.33% 1.22%
As % of the General category 22.83% 8.87% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
Median daily rate £270 £500 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.00% +69.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £418 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £515 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £389 £375
% change year-on-year +2.25% +3.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.72 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +16.12%  

Telecoms is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 92 124 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 17.33% 26.22% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 90 130
Median daily rate £400 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -1.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £244 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Median hourly rate £55.41 £21.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.69% +72.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £12.85 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £32.25 £14.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Telecoms as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +11 14 £425 -8.10% 1
Cardiff +1 6 £158 -70.00%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £400 -
Telecoms
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 18 (43.90%) Mapinfo
2 18 (43.90%) GIS
2 18 (43.90%) ArcGIS
2 18 (43.90%) QGIS
3 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
3 7 (17.07%) Docker
4 6 (14.63%) Digital Media
4 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
5 5 (12.20%) Marketing
5 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.20%) WAN
6 4 (9.76%) C
6 4 (9.76%) Legal
6 4 (9.76%) Business Development
6 4 (9.76%) Presales
6 4 (9.76%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (7.32%) Travis CI
7 3 (7.32%) Go
7 3 (7.32%) Ansible
7 3 (7.32%) Front End Development
7 3 (7.32%) Flask
7 3 (7.32%) Banking
7 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.32%) HTML
7 3 (7.32%) Java
7 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.32%) CSS
7 3 (7.32%) ITIL
7 3 (7.32%) Linux

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 18 (43.90%) ArcGIS
2 3 (7.32%) Apache
3 2 (4.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.44%) CMS
4 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) WAN
2 2 (4.88%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) Wireless
3 1 (2.44%) Broadband
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) SAN
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) GIS
1 18 (43.90%) QGIS
2 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.44%) Big Data
3 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.44%) HBase
3 1 (2.44%) Impala
3 1 (2.44%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (12.20%) Marketing
2 4 (9.76%) Legal
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Electronics
4 1 (2.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) GIS Technician
2 8 (19.51%) Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Telecoms Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Presales Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Presales Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (7.32%) Python Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Junior
6 2 (4.88%) Junior DevOps
6 2 (4.88%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) CSS
1 3 (7.32%) Flask
1 3 (7.32%) HTML
2 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.88%) CSS3
2 2 (4.88%) HTML5
2 2 (4.88%) React
3 1 (2.44%) Ajax
3 1 (2.44%) Backbone.js
3 1 (2.44%) Durandal
3 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.44%) jQuery
3 1 (2.44%) JSON
3 1 (2.44%) Kafka
3 1 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.44%) Node.js
3 1 (2.44%) Spring
3 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.44%) iPhone
3 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.76%) Business Development
2 4 (9.76%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (9.76%) Presales
3 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
3 3 (7.32%) Front End Development
3 3 (7.32%) ITIL
4 2 (4.88%) DevOps
4 2 (4.88%) Web Development
5 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Microservices
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.44%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.44%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.44%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.44%) Time Management
5 1 (2.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) C
2 3 (7.32%) Go
2 3 (7.32%) Java
2 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.32%) Python
3 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Ansible
2 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.88%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) Kibana
3 1 (2.44%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 18 (43.90%) Mapinfo
3 2 (4.88%) Adobe
3 2 (4.88%) Splunk
4 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.44%) F5
4 1 (2.44%) Samsung
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.44%) VMware