Period
to 18 October 2018

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 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
England > South West
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 26 45
Rank change year-on-year -18 +19 -8
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 264 349 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.36% 6.33% 4.57%
As % of the General category 13.77% 18.56% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 236 202
South West median daily rate £400 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +15.71% -7.89%
10th Percentile £251 £279 £233
90th Percentile £575 £588 £621
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 11
South West median hourly rate £16.50 £37.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.00% +212.50% -31.43%
10th Percentile £15.23 £11.72 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £44.00 £13.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £14.74
% change year-on-year -7.89% +28.90% -4.90%

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 1,917 1,880 1,745
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.68% 34.10% 29.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,223 1,267 1,249
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £256 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £551
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 63 97
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - -7.89%
10th Percentile £16.50 £12.76 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £50.42
England median hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £23.72
% change year-on-year -9.62% +9.64% +3.88%

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 October 2018.

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 October 2018.

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 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
Bristol -12 139 £400 +2.56% 56
Wiltshire -23 73 £488 +14.71% 11
Somerset +6 23 £320 -36.00% 17
Devon +8 15 £320 +8.94% 10
Gloucestershire -2 9 £320 -23.81% 11
Dorset -3 1 - - 12
Cornwall - 1 £250 - 5
Telecoms
England

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

1 169 (64.02%) Finance
2 158 (59.85%) Manufacturing
2 158 (59.85%) Business Intelligence
3 156 (59.09%) SAP
3 156 (59.09%) Programme Management
3 156 (59.09%) Electronics
3 156 (59.09%) Marketing
3 156 (59.09%) Digital Marketing
4 67 (25.38%) Security Cleared
5 58 (21.97%) SC Cleared
6 52 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (17.05%) Microsoft
8 44 (16.67%) C#
8 44 (16.67%) SQL
9 40 (15.15%) .NET
10 36 (13.64%) SQL Server
10 36 (13.64%) JavaScript
11 33 (12.50%) ITIL
12 24 (9.09%) Project Management
13 23 (8.71%) Windows
13 23 (8.71%) HTML
13 23 (8.71%) CRM
14 22 (8.33%) T-SQL
14 22 (8.33%) Digital Media
15 20 (7.58%) Microsoft Office
15 20 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
16 18 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
17 17 (6.44%) Scrum
17 17 (6.44%) Cisco

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 8 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.65%) Confluence
3 4 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.14%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.14%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.76%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.76%) SAS
6 1 (0.38%) Apache
6 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.38%) CMS
6 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.38%) Drupal
6 1 (0.38%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (7.58%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 18 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) SAP GTS
2 1 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.14%) PaaS
4 2 (0.76%) IaaS
4 2 (0.76%) Office 365
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.38%) GitHub
5 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.38%) NuGet
5 1 (0.38%) Route 53
5 1 (0.38%) SaaS
5 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.30%) LAN
2 10 (3.79%) Network Security
2 10 (3.79%) WAN
3 9 (3.41%) Firewall
4 7 (2.65%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (2.27%) Broadband
5 6 (2.27%) VoIP
6 5 (1.89%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (1.52%) 4G
7 4 (1.52%) Intranet
7 4 (1.52%) PABX
8 3 (1.14%) 3G
8 3 (1.14%) BGP
8 3 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.14%) EIGRP
8 3 (1.14%) OSPF
8 3 (1.14%) PSTN
8 3 (1.14%) VLAN
8 3 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.41%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.52%) MySQL
5 4 (1.52%) Power BI
5 4 (1.52%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.14%) OLAP
7 2 (0.76%) Big Data
7 2 (0.76%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.76%) KNIME
7 2 (0.76%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.76%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 15 (5.68%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.30%) JIRA
3 11 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (1.52%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.14%) NUnit
8 2 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.76%) Selenium
8 2 (0.76%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.38%) Grunt
9 1 (0.38%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.38%) Zephyr
General
1 169 (64.02%) Finance
2 158 (59.85%) Manufacturing
3 156 (59.09%) Electronics
3 156 (59.09%) Marketing
4 5 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.38%) Automotive
5 1 (0.38%) Billing
5 1 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 67 (25.38%) Developer
2 33 (12.50%) Analyst
3 24 (9.09%) Architect
4 20 (7.58%) Project Manager
5 16 (6.06%) CRM Developer
5 16 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 16 (6.06%) Microsoft Developer
6 13 (4.92%) .NET Developer
6 13 (4.92%) Support Engineer
7 11 (4.17%) Coordinator
8 10 (3.79%) C# Developer
8 10 (3.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (3.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (3.41%) Desktop Engineer
9 9 (3.41%) Desktop Support
9 9 (3.41%) SQL Developer
10 8 (3.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 7 (2.65%) Security Assurance Coordinator
12 6 (2.27%) Automation Engineer
12 6 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (15.15%) .NET
2 23 (8.71%) HTML
3 17 (6.44%) CSS
4 14 (5.30%) AngularJS
5 10 (3.79%) ASP.NET
5 10 (3.79%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (3.79%) REST
5 10 (3.79%) SOAP
6 9 (3.41%) JSON
7 8 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (2.65%) jQuery
9 6 (2.27%) Angular 2
10 5 (1.89%) XML
11 4 (1.52%) Middleware
11 4 (1.52%) Node.js
12 3 (1.14%) D3.js
12 3 (1.14%) HTML5
12 3 (1.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (0.76%) CSS3
13 2 (0.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.33%) Digital Media
2 18 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.55%) NHS
5 9 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.03%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.27%) Social Media
8 5 (1.89%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.89%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.89%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.52%) IVR
9 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.52%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.76%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.76%) FMCG
11 2 (0.76%) Handset
11 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.38%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.71%) Windows
2 10 (3.79%) Windows 10
3 9 (3.41%) Linux
4 7 (2.65%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.65%) Windows 7
4 7 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.14%) CentOS
7 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.76%) Unix
8 1 (0.38%) Solaris
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (59.85%) Business Intelligence
2 156 (59.09%) Digital Marketing
2 156 (59.09%) Programme Management
3 52 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (12.50%) ITIL
5 24 (9.09%) Project Management
6 23 (8.71%) CRM
7 20 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (6.44%) Scrum
9 16 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 12 (4.55%) Migration
10 12 (4.55%) MVC
10 12 (4.55%) PRINCE2
10 12 (4.55%) Test Automation
11 11 (4.17%) Change Control
11 11 (4.17%) DevOps
11 11 (4.17%) Service Management
12 10 (3.79%) TDD
13 9 (3.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 44 (16.67%) C#
1 44 (16.67%) SQL
2 36 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 22 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 16 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.65%) TypeScript
6 6 (2.27%) Python
7 5 (1.89%) Apple Swift
7 5 (1.89%) Java
8 3 (1.14%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.14%) PHP
9 2 (0.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (0.76%) R
9 2 (0.76%) VB
9 2 (0.76%) VBA
9 2 (0.76%) VBScript
10 1 (0.38%) C
10 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.38%) Ruby
10 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (25.38%) Security Cleared
2 58 (21.97%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.03%) Degree
5 7 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (2.27%) CCNA
7 3 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (0.76%) APMP
8 2 (0.76%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.76%) CISSP
9 1 (0.38%) CCNP
9 1 (0.38%) ISEB
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.17%) PMO
2 9 (3.41%) JSP 440
3 8 (3.03%) QA
4 7 (2.65%) RMADS
5 1 (0.38%) GDPR
5 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (5.30%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.65%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.27%) Docker
4 4 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.76%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.38%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (3.41%) Ansible
2 5 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.89%) Puppet
3 4 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.76%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.76%) Terraform
5 2 (0.76%) WSUS
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.38%) Consul
6 1 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.38%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.38%) SCCM
6 1 (0.38%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 156 (59.09%) SAP
2 45 (17.05%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.44%) Cisco
4 10 (3.79%) Oracle
5 7 (2.65%) Atlassian
6 6 (2.27%) VMware
7 5 (1.89%) IBM
8 4 (1.52%) BT
9 3 (1.14%) Avaya
9 3 (1.14%) Juniper
9 3 (1.14%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.14%) Ruckus Wireless
10 2 (0.76%) CA
10 2 (0.76%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.76%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (0.76%) FireEye
10 2 (0.76%) Genesys
10 2 (0.76%) Meraki
10 2 (0.76%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (0.76%) Siemens