Period
to 19 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 51 54
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 +38
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 45 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.30% 2.80% 2.78%
As % of the General category 14.61% 13.27% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 16 18
South Wales median daily rate £400 £369 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.47% -13.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £154 £279
90th Percentile £611 £481 £513
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £475
% change year-on-year +6.67% -21.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
South Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £11.72 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.32% -34.89% -
Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £11.72 £14.86
% change year-on-year +49.32% -21.13% +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 308 196 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 22.58% 21.12% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 148 190
South Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £282 £173 £237
90th Percentile £586 £522 £489
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 8
South Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £23.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.78% +43.75% -4.48%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.00 £11.44
90th Percentile £83.75 £60.00 £70.15
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £23.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -34.78% +64.29% -16.42%

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 October 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 October 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 -9 21 £350 -17.65% 6
Cardiff -22 12 £400 +77.78% 10
Bridgend - 2 £525 - 3
Caerphilly - 1 £288 -
Telecoms
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 20 (44.44%) Digital Media
2 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
2 11 (24.44%) Front End Development
3 10 (22.22%) SQL
3 10 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 9 (20.00%) Marketing
4 9 (20.00%) Python
4 9 (20.00%) Finance
4 9 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 9 (20.00%) Docker
5 8 (17.78%) Electronics
5 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (17.78%) SAP
5 8 (17.78%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (15.56%) Node.js
6 7 (15.56%) Windows
6 7 (15.56%) GraphQL
6 7 (15.56%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (13.33%) React
7 6 (13.33%) Oracle
7 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 5 (11.11%) Performance Management
8 5 (11.11%) Capacity Management
8 5 (11.11%) Security Management
8 5 (11.11%) Change Management
8 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
8 5 (11.11%) SQL Server

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 (4.44%) Confluence
1 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) GitHub
2 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.44%) DHCP
2 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) SAN
3 1 (2.22%) AMQP
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) ISDN
3 1 (2.22%) LAN
3 1 (2.22%) MPLS
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
3 1 (2.22%) WAN
3 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) JIRA
1 4 (8.89%) Travis CI
2 2 (4.44%) CA Gen
3 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 10 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Marketing
3 8 (17.78%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Node.js Developer
3 6 (13.33%) React Developer
4 5 (11.11%) DBA
4 5 (11.11%) Python Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (8.89%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (8.89%) HTML Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Agile Coach
6 2 (4.44%) CA Gen Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Database Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (4.44%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Telecoms Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) GraphQL
1 7 (15.56%) Node.js
2 6 (13.33%) React
3 5 (11.11%) HTML
4 4 (8.89%) CSS
4 4 (8.89%) Flask
4 4 (8.89%) Spring
4 4 (8.89%) Spring Boot
4 4 (8.89%) Spring Cloud
4 4 (8.89%) Spring Integration
4 4 (8.89%) Web Services
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 20 (44.44%) Digital Media
2 3 (6.67%) Clustering
2 3 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Blog
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Unix
3 2 (4.44%) AIX
3 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Front End Development
2 9 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (17.78%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (15.56%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 5 (11.11%) Change Management
5 5 (11.11%) ITIL
5 5 (11.11%) Microservices
5 5 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 5 (11.11%) Security Management
6 3 (6.67%) Coaching
6 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.67%) Scrum
7 2 (4.44%) Database Security
7 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.44%) Product Management
7 2 (4.44%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (4.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
2 10 (22.22%) SQL
3 9 (20.00%) Python
4 4 (8.89%) Go
4 4 (8.89%) Java
5 2 (4.44%) C
5 2 (4.44%) Korn
5 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) BC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) CCNA
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) GDPR
2 1 (2.22%) IFRS
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Docker
2 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Ansible
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (8.89%) SCOM
2 3 (6.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) SAP
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (4.44%) CA
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco
4 2 (4.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Aruba
5 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.22%) EMC
5 1 (2.22%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (2.22%) Juniper
5 1 (2.22%) NETGEAR