Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 18 November 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
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 41 38
Rank change year-on-year +16 -3 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 328 272 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.84% 4.68% 4.61%
As % of the General category 17.38% 15.61% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 204 210
South West median daily rate £390 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £273 £231 £274
90th Percentile £573 £675 £491
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 15
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £12.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +212.50% -31.43% -27.08%
10th Percentile £11.72 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.00 £18.88 £42.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £15.13 £15.88
% change year-on-year +32.23% -4.72% -22.56%

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 the South West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1887 1743 2054
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.58% 30.02% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1249 1397
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%
10th Percentile £256 £238 £263
90th Percentile £574 £563 £532
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 94 121
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -13.75% +40.35%
10th Percentile £12.29 £12.00 £15.50
90th Percentile £57.63 £49.60 £55.00
England median hourly rate £25.31 £24.50 £24.54
% change year-on-year +3.31% -0.16% +13.98%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in the South West

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Telecoms in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in the South West

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in the South West

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in the South West

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in the South West

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Bristol +6 175 £375 +7.14% 37
Wiltshire +11 93 £425 -5.56% 8
Somerset -13 17 £500 -18.37% 7
Gloucestershire +14 14 £420 -6.67% 5
Devon -6 8 £294 +23.68% 3
Dorset +10 1 £400 +77.78% 2
Cornwall -11 1 - -
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 West region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 200 (60.98%) Finance
2 181 (55.18%) SAP
3 176 (53.66%) Marketing
4 175 (53.35%) Programme Management
5 173 (52.74%) Manufacturing
5 173 (52.74%) Digital Marketing
6 172 (52.44%) Business Intelligence
7 171 (52.13%) Electronics
8 95 (28.96%) Agile Software Development
9 87 (26.52%) Security Cleared
10 51 (15.55%) Microsoft
11 50 (15.24%) C#
12 48 (14.63%) DV Cleared
13 46 (14.02%) Project Management
14 45 (13.72%) .NET
15 44 (13.41%) SC Cleared
16 43 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
17 38 (11.59%) MVC
17 38 (11.59%) Scrum
18 37 (11.28%) ITIL
19 36 (10.98%) Degree
20 31 (9.45%) PRINCE2
21 30 (9.15%) SQL
22 29 (8.84%) SOAP
23 28 (8.54%) ASP.NET
23 28 (8.54%) Windows
23 28 (8.54%) Linux
23 28 (8.54%) Greenfield Project
24 27 (8.23%) ASP.NET Web API
25 25 (7.62%) AngularJS

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 20 (6.10%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.44%) CMS
3 5 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (1.52%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.91%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.91%) SAS
4 3 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.61%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.61%) nginx
5 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.30%) Confluence
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.30%) IIS
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (6.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (4.57%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (3.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (3.35%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.61%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.61%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (5.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.13%) SAP CO
2 7 (2.13%) SAP FI
2 7 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.52%) SAP FI-AP
3 5 (1.52%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (1.52%) SAP SRM
4 2 (0.61%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.22%) Office 365
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.10%) Radio Access Network
2 16 (4.88%) Broadband
3 15 (4.57%) 3G
3 15 (4.57%) LAN
4 14 (4.27%) Firewall
5 13 (3.96%) Unified Communications
5 13 (3.96%) WAN
6 12 (3.66%) 4G
7 11 (3.35%) Network Security
8 10 (3.05%) 2G
9 9 (2.74%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (2.74%) LTE
10 8 (2.44%) VPN
11 7 (2.13%) Ethernet
11 7 (2.13%) GSM
11 7 (2.13%) VLAN
12 6 (1.83%) ISDN
12 6 (1.83%) WLAN
13 4 (1.22%) 3GPP
14 3 (0.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.57%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.83%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.22%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.22%) MySQL
5 4 (1.22%) Star Schema
6 3 (0.91%) Snowflake Schema
6 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.61%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.61%) Big Data
7 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.61%) GIS
7 2 (0.61%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (4.27%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.35%) Cucumber
2 11 (3.35%) Selenium
2 11 (3.35%) SoapUI
2 11 (3.35%) WebDriver
3 7 (2.13%) Maven
4 6 (1.83%) SpecFlow
5 4 (1.22%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.22%) GitLab
5 4 (1.22%) PhpStorm
5 4 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.30%) JIRA
8 1 (0.30%) XMLSpy
General
1 200 (60.98%) Finance
2 176 (53.66%) Marketing
3 173 (52.74%) Manufacturing
4 171 (52.13%) Electronics
5 15 (4.57%) Military
6 12 (3.66%) Billing
7 10 (3.05%) Retail
8 5 (1.52%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.30%) Automotive
9 1 (0.30%) Banking
9 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 57 (17.38%) Developer
2 44 (13.41%) Analyst
3 29 (8.84%) Project Manager
4 24 (7.32%) C# Developer
5 23 (7.01%) Consultant
6 21 (6.40%) .NET Developer
7 18 (5.49%) Security Consultant
8 16 (4.88%) Architect
9 15 (4.57%) CRM Developer
10 14 (4.27%) Designer
11 12 (3.66%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (3.66%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (3.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (3.66%) Coordinator
12 11 (3.35%) Project Coordinator
12 11 (3.35%) Software Developer
13 10 (3.05%) Administrator
13 10 (3.05%) QA Tester
13 10 (3.05%) Software Tester
13 10 (3.05%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (13.72%) .NET
2 29 (8.84%) SOAP
3 28 (8.54%) ASP.NET
4 27 (8.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 25 (7.62%) AngularJS
5 25 (7.62%) CSS
5 25 (7.62%) HTML
5 25 (7.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 23 (7.01%) JSON
7 21 (6.40%) REST
8 19 (5.79%) jQuery
9 15 (4.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (2.74%) XML
11 6 (1.83%) Angular 2
11 6 (1.83%) Spring
11 6 (1.83%) Web Services
12 5 (1.52%) Hibernate
12 5 (1.52%) Java EE
12 5 (1.52%) JPA
12 5 (1.52%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.54%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (6.10%) Management Information System
3 19 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.18%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.44%) User Experience
6 7 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (1.83%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.83%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.52%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.22%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.22%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.22%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.22%) PKI
10 3 (0.91%) NHS
11 2 (0.61%) Clustering
11 2 (0.61%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.61%) Robotics
11 2 (0.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.54%) Linux
1 28 (8.54%) Windows
2 13 (3.96%) Unix
3 11 (3.35%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.44%) Windows 10
4 8 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 8 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.61%) CentOS
6 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.30%) Android
7 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (53.35%) Programme Management
2 173 (52.74%) Digital Marketing
3 172 (52.44%) Business Intelligence
4 95 (28.96%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (14.02%) Project Management
6 43 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 38 (11.59%) MVC
7 38 (11.59%) Scrum
8 37 (11.28%) ITIL
9 31 (9.45%) PRINCE2
10 19 (5.79%) Analytics
10 19 (5.79%) Change Management
10 19 (5.79%) Service Management
11 18 (5.49%) CRM
11 18 (5.49%) OO
11 18 (5.49%) OOD
11 18 (5.49%) Release Management
12 17 (5.18%) SIEM
13 16 (4.88%) SDLC
14 15 (4.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (15.24%) C#
2 30 (9.15%) SQL
3 25 (7.62%) JavaScript
4 16 (4.88%) T-SQL
5 10 (3.05%) Java
6 4 (1.22%) PHP
6 4 (1.22%) VB
6 4 (1.22%) VBA
7 3 (0.91%) C
7 3 (0.91%) C++
7 3 (0.91%) Python
8 2 (0.61%) Dart
8 2 (0.61%) Ruby
9 1 (0.30%) Ada
9 1 (0.30%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.30%) Perl
9 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.30%) R
9 1 (0.30%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 87 (26.52%) Security Cleared
2 48 (14.63%) DV Cleared
3 44 (13.41%) SC Cleared
4 36 (10.98%) Degree
5 22 (6.71%) CISSP
6 19 (5.79%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (4.57%) CISM
8 10 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (2.74%) CLAS
10 7 (2.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 7 (2.13%) HND
10 7 (2.13%) NVQ Level 4
11 6 (1.83%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (1.83%) IISP
11 6 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (1.83%) Security+ Certification
12 5 (1.52%) APMP
13 3 (0.91%) CESG Certified Professional
14 2 (0.61%) OSCP
14 2 (0.61%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (4.88%) JSP 440
3 15 (4.57%) PMO
4 14 (4.27%) QA
5 3 (0.91%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.91%) SLA
6 2 (0.61%) GDPR
6 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.30%) IFRS
7 1 (0.30%) RMADS
System Software
1 22 (6.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.61%) Docker
3 2 (0.61%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.61%) IAG
3 2 (0.61%) XenApp
4 1 (0.30%) Firmware
4 1 (0.30%) KVM
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.30%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.30%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.30%) vSphere
4 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (1.83%) Ansible
3 5 (1.52%) Puppet
4 1 (0.30%) Nessus
4 1 (0.30%) Nmap
4 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.30%) SCCM
4 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 181 (55.18%) SAP
2 51 (15.55%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.32%) Oracle
4 16 (4.88%) Cisco
5 9 (2.74%) Citrix
5 9 (2.74%) HP
6 8 (2.44%) Huawei
6 8 (2.44%) Nokia
7 7 (2.13%) ArcSight
7 7 (2.13%) Bluefish Communications
7 7 (2.13%) FireEye
7 7 (2.13%) McAfee
7 7 (2.13%) Symantec
8 6 (1.83%) VMware
9 4 (1.22%) BT
9 4 (1.22%) Juniper
9 4 (1.22%) Nortel
9 4 (1.22%) Siemens
10 3 (0.91%) F5
10 3 (0.91%) Red Hat