Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 29 30
Rank change year-on-year -25 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 191 304 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.78% 5.75% 5.57%
As % of the General category 11.25% 17.53% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 236 232
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £233 £238
90th Percentile £519 £522 £624
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 11
South West median hourly rate £11.80 £15.84 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.48% -51.28% +132.14%
England median hourly rate £20.00 £13.86 £40.00
% change year-on-year +44.30% -65.35% +128.57%

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 1,698 1,734 1,771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.58% 32.82% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,055 1,181 1,237
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £559
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 66 110
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.91% -1.88% +8.11%
10th Percentile £14.00 £15.00 £17.45
90th Percentile £51.50 £47.50 £57.00
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.13
% change year-on-year +4.00% -4.31% +16.11%

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 23 June 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
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 23 June 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 -11 100 £375 - 83
Wiltshire -21 41 £469 +29.31% 10
Gloucestershire +10 16 £331 -11.87% 13
Devon +5 14 £325 +91.18% 2
Dorset -4 8 £375 -16.67% 14
Somerset -3 7 £400 +3.16% 10
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 105 (54.97%) Finance
2 87 (45.55%) Manufacturing
3 84 (43.98%) SAP
3 84 (43.98%) Business Intelligence
3 84 (43.98%) Marketing
4 83 (43.46%) Digital Marketing
4 83 (43.46%) Electronics
4 83 (43.46%) Programme Management
5 52 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (21.99%) Security Cleared
7 28 (14.66%) ITIL
8 26 (13.61%) C#
9 25 (13.09%) Microsoft
9 25 (13.09%) SC Cleared
10 18 (9.42%) JavaScript
10 18 (9.42%) .NET
10 18 (9.42%) Cisco
11 17 (8.90%) Scrum
11 17 (8.90%) DV Cleared
12 16 (8.38%) SQL Server
13 14 (7.33%) SQL
13 14 (7.33%) WAN
13 14 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (7.33%) MVC
14 13 (6.81%) CRM
14 13 (6.81%) LAN
14 13 (6.81%) HTML
14 13 (6.81%) CSS
14 13 (6.81%) Windows
14 13 (6.81%) Project Management

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 7 (3.66%) Skype for Business
2 6 (3.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.05%) ArcGIS
3 2 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.05%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.05%) nginx
3 2 (1.05%) SAS
4 1 (0.52%) CMS
4 1 (0.52%) Drupal
4 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (5.24%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.66%) Office 365
3 4 (2.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.09%) PaaS
4 3 (1.57%) IaaS
5 2 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.05%) SaaS
6 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.52%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.33%) WAN
2 13 (6.81%) LAN
3 10 (5.24%) Broadband
3 10 (5.24%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (4.71%) Firewall
5 8 (4.19%) Skype
5 8 (4.19%) Wireless
6 4 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (2.09%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (2.09%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (2.09%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (2.09%) VLAN
6 4 (2.09%) VoIP
7 3 (1.57%) BGP
7 3 (1.57%) DWDM
7 3 (1.57%) EIGRP
7 3 (1.57%) IP Telephony
7 3 (1.57%) OSPF
7 3 (1.57%) SDH
7 3 (1.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.66%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.14%) Big Data
4 3 (1.57%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.05%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.05%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.05%) GIS
5 2 (1.05%) KNIME
5 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.52%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.52%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (3.14%) NUnit
2 5 (2.62%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.09%) JIRA
3 4 (2.09%) Selenium
3 4 (2.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.57%) Maven
4 3 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.05%) Moq
5 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.52%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.52%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.52%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.52%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
General
1 105 (54.97%) Finance
2 87 (45.55%) Manufacturing
3 84 (43.98%) Marketing
4 83 (43.46%) Electronics
5 8 (4.19%) Retail
6 3 (1.57%) Legal
7 2 (1.05%) Billing
7 2 (1.05%) Military
8 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.52%) Automotive
8 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (16.23%) Developer
2 30 (15.71%) Analyst
3 16 (8.38%) Project Manager
4 14 (7.33%) .NET Developer
5 13 (6.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (6.81%) C# Developer
6 10 (5.24%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (5.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (4.71%) Architect
7 9 (4.71%) Consultant
7 9 (4.71%) Software Developer
8 8 (4.19%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.19%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.66%) Network Analyst
10 6 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 5 (2.62%) .NET Software Developer
11 5 (2.62%) C# Software Developer
11 5 (2.62%) CRM Developer
11 5 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.42%) .NET
2 13 (6.81%) CSS
2 13 (6.81%) HTML
2 13 (6.81%) jQuery
3 12 (6.28%) ASP.NET
4 10 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (5.24%) REST
5 8 (4.19%) AngularJS
5 8 (4.19%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (4.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (3.14%) JSON
6 6 (3.14%) SOAP
7 4 (2.09%) Web Services
8 3 (1.57%) HTML5
8 3 (1.57%) RESTful
9 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (1.05%) Kendo UI
9 2 (1.05%) Ninject
9 2 (1.05%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (1.05%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.81%) Digital Media
2 12 (6.28%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.19%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.14%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.62%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.62%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.62%) PKI
7 3 (1.57%) IVR
8 2 (1.05%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.05%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.05%) NHS
8 2 (1.05%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.52%) CCTV
9 1 (0.52%) FMCG
9 1 (0.52%) Frameworx
9 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.81%) Windows
2 7 (3.66%) Linux
3 3 (1.57%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.05%) Unix
4 2 (1.05%) VMS
4 2 (1.05%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.05%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.52%) Android
5 1 (0.52%) CentOS
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (43.98%) Business Intelligence
2 83 (43.46%) Digital Marketing
2 83 (43.46%) Programme Management
3 52 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (14.66%) ITIL
5 17 (8.90%) Scrum
6 14 (7.33%) MVC
6 14 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (6.81%) CRM
7 13 (6.81%) Project Management
8 12 (6.28%) Migration
9 11 (5.76%) Collaborative Working
9 11 (5.76%) DevOps
9 11 (5.76%) Service Management
10 9 (4.71%) Business Transformation
10 9 (4.71%) Test Automation
11 8 (4.19%) DNA
11 8 (4.19%) Information Security
11 8 (4.19%) TDD
12 7 (3.66%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.61%) C#
2 18 (9.42%) JavaScript
3 14 (7.33%) SQL
4 10 (5.24%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.14%) Java
5 6 (3.14%) Python
6 5 (2.62%) Ruby
7 4 (2.09%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.09%) Korn
7 4 (2.09%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.57%) PHP
9 2 (1.05%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.05%) Dart
9 2 (1.05%) R
9 2 (1.05%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.52%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.52%) C
10 1 (0.52%) C++
10 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (21.99%) Security Cleared
2 25 (13.09%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.90%) DV Cleared
4 13 (6.81%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.71%) CCNA
6 8 (4.19%) CISSP
7 6 (3.14%) CCNP
8 3 (1.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.57%) CISM
9 2 (1.05%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (1.05%) CLAS
9 2 (1.05%) CRISC
9 2 (1.05%) MCSE
9 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.52%) APMP
10 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.52%) Degree
10 1 (0.52%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.71%) GDPR
1 9 (4.71%) JSP 440
2 7 (3.66%) PMO
3 4 (2.09%) GCP
3 4 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.57%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.05%) COBIT
5 2 (1.05%) QA
5 2 (1.05%) RMADS
6 1 (0.52%) BS25999
6 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.19%) Docker
3 1 (0.52%) IAG
3 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.19%) Ansible
1 8 (4.19%) Puppet
2 7 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.14%) SCCM
4 4 (2.09%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (2.09%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.52%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.52%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.52%) Ionix
6 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 84 (43.98%) SAP
2 25 (13.09%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.42%) Cisco
4 11 (5.76%) Oracle
5 5 (2.62%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.09%) LogRhythm
6 4 (2.09%) Nortel
7 3 (1.57%) BT
7 3 (1.57%) FireEye
7 3 (1.57%) IBM
7 3 (1.57%) McAfee
7 3 (1.57%) Meraki
7 3 (1.57%) Siemens
7 3 (1.57%) Symantec
7 3 (1.57%) Tripwire
8 2 (1.05%) ESRI
8 2 (1.05%) RapidMiner
8 2 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.05%) Telerik
8 2 (1.05%) VMware