Period
to 21 March 2019

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 21 March 2019 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
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 68 51
Rank change year-on-year +5 -17 +34
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 33 24 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.30% 1.91% 3.27%
As % of the General category 11.79% 11.06% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 20
South Wales median daily rate £425 £232 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +83.19% -50.11% +35.77%
10th Percentile £261 £123 £224
90th Percentile £558 £516 £575
Wales median daily rate £425 £189 £480
% change year-on-year +124.87% -60.63% +37.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
South Wales median hourly rate £17.75 - £16.10
10th Percentile £16.43 - £14.49
90th Percentile £18.68 - £17.63
Wales median hourly rate £17.75 £14.50 £16.10
% change year-on-year +22.41% -9.94% +30.36%

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 280 217 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 19.51% 17.30% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 136 190
South Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £219 £155 £185
90th Percentile £600 £544 £538
Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 13
South Wales median hourly rate £38.75 £55.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.55% +175.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £12.75 £30.00 £14.83
90th Percentile £47.24 £77.50 £40.40
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +50.00% -32.77%

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 21 March 2019.

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 21 March 2019. 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 -6 15 £425 +13.33% 3
Cardiff -13 9 £456 +265.00% 7
Bridgend - 2 £256 - 5
Caerphilly - 1 £100 -
Telecoms
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 11 (33.33%) Digital Media
3 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
4 8 (24.24%) Microservices
5 7 (21.21%) Docker
5 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.21%) Python
6 6 (18.18%) Unix
6 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
6 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
7 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Finance
8 4 (12.12%) Electronics
8 4 (12.12%) Windows
8 4 (12.12%) SAP
8 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.12%) Marketing
8 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (12.12%) QA
8 4 (12.12%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
8 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
8 4 (12.12%) REST
8 4 (12.12%) Gherkin
8 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
8 4 (12.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (12.12%) GitLab
8 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
1 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.12%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (9.09%) GitHub
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.06%) Office 365
5 1 (3.03%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) DHCP
2 2 (6.06%) DNS
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) SAN
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) BGP
3 1 (3.03%) HSRP
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.03%) ISDN
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) MPLS
3 1 (3.03%) OSPF
3 1 (3.03%) VLAN
3 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
1 4 (12.12%) GitLab
1 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.03%) CA Gen
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Grunt
2 1 (3.03%) gulp
2 1 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.03%) webpack
General
1 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 4 (12.12%) Electronics
3 4 (12.12%) Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) Back Office
5 1 (3.03%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Python Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.06%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Lotus Notes Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Gherkin
1 4 (12.12%) REST
2 3 (9.09%) Spring
2 3 (9.09%) Spring Boot
2 3 (9.09%) Spring Cloud
2 3 (9.09%) Spring Integration
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) CSS3
3 2 (6.06%) Flask
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) HTML5
3 2 (6.06%) LESS
4 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.03%) DOM
4 1 (3.03%) GraphQL
4 1 (3.03%) Node.js
4 1 (3.03%) React
4 1 (3.03%) Sass
4 1 (3.03%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 3 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.06%) iPhone
3 2 (6.06%) Smartphone
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Cloud Native
4 1 (3.03%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Unix
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.06%) Android
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) AIX
5 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Microservices
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.12%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
6 3 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.06%) Change Management
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL
7 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.03%) BCP
8 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Python
2 3 (9.09%) C
2 3 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) C++
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) ES6
4 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) BC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) AWS Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CCIE
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CISSP
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) PMO
3 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Docker
2 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) SAP
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) IBM
3 2 (6.06%) Lotus
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe
4 1 (3.03%) Aruba
4 1 (3.03%) Avaya
4 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.03%) CA
4 1 (3.03%) EMC
4 1 (3.03%) F5
4 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.03%) Juniper
4 1 (3.03%) McAfee
4 1 (3.03%) NETGEAR
4 1 (3.03%) Samsung