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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 33 33
Rank change year-on-year +6 0  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 164 154 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.04% 5.22% 4.88%
As % of the General category 18.68% 18.01% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 112 100
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £275 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +0.64% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 18
Median hourly rate £13.86 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.50% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £11.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.91 £38.50 £36.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +16.12%  

Telecoms is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 878 855 943
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 32.34% 28.96% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 610 659
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £550 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 45 71
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.35 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £47.80 £52.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Telecoms as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +10 89 £390 +11.42% 40
Wiltshire +23 51 £394 -17.10% 20
Gloucestershire -16 5 £420 +12.00% 7
Dorset +7 2 £425 +88.88% 1
Devon -10 2 - - 4
Somerset -16 2 £450 +15.38% 9
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 198 (64.92%) Finance
2 172 (56.39%) SAP
3 163 (53.44%) Marketing
4 162 (53.11%) Digital Marketing
4 162 (53.11%) Programme Management
5 161 (52.79%) Manufacturing
6 160 (52.46%) Electronics
6 160 (52.46%) Business Intelligence
6 160 (52.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 82 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
8 78 (25.57%) Security Cleared
9 59 (19.34%) Project Management
10 57 (18.69%) SC Cleared
11 47 (15.41%) MVC
12 46 (15.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 42 (13.77%) PRINCE2
14 41 (13.44%) .NET
15 40 (13.11%) C#
15 40 (13.11%) SQL
15 40 (13.11%) SharePoint
16 35 (11.48%) Microsoft
17 29 (9.51%) AngularJS
18 25 (8.20%) ASP.NET
19 24 (7.87%) DV Cleared
19 24 (7.87%) Greenfield Project
20 22 (7.21%) PMO
20 22 (7.21%) ASP.NET Web API
21 19 (6.23%) T-SQL
21 19 (6.23%) Windows
21 19 (6.23%) CRM

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 40 (13.11%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.61%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (3.28%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.28%) Mule
3 10 (3.28%) Mule ESB
4 7 (2.30%) Confluence
5 5 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (1.64%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.66%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.66%) nginx
6 2 (0.66%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.33%) CMS
7 1 (0.33%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.33%) Drupal
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.33%) IIS
7 1 (0.33%) Railo
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (5.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 17 (5.57%) Microsoft Project
2 16 (5.25%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (3.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.66%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 160 (52.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (5.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.30%) SAP CO
3 7 (2.30%) SAP FI
3 7 (2.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (1.64%) SAP FI-AP
4 5 (1.64%) SAP IS-U
4 5 (1.64%) SAP SRM
5 3 (0.98%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.33%) HFM
6 1 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.25%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (2.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (1.97%) Office 365
4 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.66%) IaaS
6 2 (0.66%) PaaS
7 1 (0.33%) GitHub
7 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.59%) Radio Access Network
2 11 (3.61%) 3G
2 11 (3.61%) Firewall
2 11 (3.61%) LAN
3 9 (2.95%) WAN
4 8 (2.62%) 4G
5 6 (1.97%) 2G
6 5 (1.64%) DNS
6 5 (1.64%) LTE
6 5 (1.64%) VoIP
6 5 (1.64%) Wireless
7 4 (1.31%) 3GPP
7 4 (1.31%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (1.31%) Internet
7 4 (1.31%) MPLS
7 4 (1.31%) Network Security
7 4 (1.31%) OpenScape
7 4 (1.31%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.98%) Skype
8 3 (0.98%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.28%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.31%) Star Schema
4 3 (0.98%) Electronic Patient Records
4 3 (0.98%) GIS
4 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.66%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.66%) Big Data
5 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.33%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (2.62%) JIRA
2 6 (1.97%) Cucumber
2 6 (1.97%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.97%) Selenium
3 5 (1.64%) Bitbucket
3 5 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.64%) Maven
3 5 (1.64%) SoapUI
3 5 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.64%) WebDriver
4 3 (0.98%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.66%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.33%) Grunt
6 1 (0.33%) Hudson
6 1 (0.33%) IDA Disassembler
6 1 (0.33%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.33%) Redmine
6 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 198 (64.92%) Finance
2 163 (53.44%) Marketing
3 161 (52.79%) Manufacturing
4 160 (52.46%) Electronics
5 18 (5.90%) Billing
6 17 (5.57%) Retail
7 4 (1.31%) Military
8 2 (0.66%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.33%) Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 55 (18.03%) Developer
2 48 (15.74%) Analyst
3 41 (13.44%) Project Manager
4 22 (7.21%) C# Developer
5 20 (6.56%) Consultant
6 19 (6.23%) Architect
7 15 (4.92%) Coordinator
7 15 (4.92%) Java Developer
8 14 (4.59%) .NET Developer
8 14 (4.59%) PMO Analyst
8 14 (4.59%) Project Coordinator
9 13 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
10 12 (3.93%) CRM Developer
11 10 (3.28%) Business Analyst
11 10 (3.28%) Project Analyst
12 9 (2.95%) Administrator
12 9 (2.95%) Project Planner
12 9 (2.95%) SharePoint Developer
12 9 (2.95%) Telecoms Engineer
12 9 (2.95%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (13.44%) .NET
2 29 (9.51%) AngularJS
3 25 (8.20%) ASP.NET
4 22 (7.21%) ASP.NET Web API
5 19 (6.23%) JSON
5 19 (6.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (5.25%) XML
7 15 (4.92%) Spring
8 14 (4.59%) HTML
9 13 (4.26%) CSS
9 13 (4.26%) Hibernate
9 13 (4.26%) JPA
9 13 (4.26%) Spring MVC
10 11 (3.61%) jQuery
10 11 (3.61%) SOAP
11 10 (3.28%) Apache Camel
11 10 (3.28%) Backbone.js
11 10 (3.28%) Ember.js
11 10 (3.28%) KnockoutJS
11 10 (3.28%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.87%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.93%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.95%) Driving Licence
4 7 (2.30%) Data Centre
5 6 (1.97%) NHS
5 6 (1.97%) PMI
6 4 (1.31%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.98%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.98%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.98%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.66%) CESG
8 2 (0.66%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (0.66%) Clustering
8 2 (0.66%) IVR
8 2 (0.66%) Linked Data
8 2 (0.66%) Robotics
8 2 (0.66%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.23%) Windows
2 14 (4.59%) Windows Server
3 13 (4.26%) Linux
4 10 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.97%) Unix
6 4 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.98%) CentOS
7 3 (0.98%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.66%) Solaris
8 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.33%) AIX
9 1 (0.33%) Android
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (53.11%) Digital Marketing
1 162 (53.11%) Programme Management
2 160 (52.46%) Business Intelligence
3 82 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (19.34%) Project Management
5 47 (15.41%) MVC
6 46 (15.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 42 (13.77%) PRINCE2
8 19 (6.23%) CRM
9 17 (5.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 16 (5.25%) ITIL
10 16 (5.25%) Scrum
11 15 (4.92%) Business Analysis
11 15 (4.92%) Change Control
11 15 (4.92%) Integration Testing
12 12 (3.93%) Project Planning
12 12 (3.93%) Risk Management
12 12 (3.93%) Validation
13 11 (3.61%) Migration
13 11 (3.61%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (13.11%) C#
1 40 (13.11%) SQL
2 19 (6.23%) T-SQL
3 16 (5.25%) Java
4 13 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.64%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.66%) Dart
6 2 (0.66%) Python
6 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.66%) VB
6 2 (0.66%) VBA
7 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.33%) C++
7 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 78 (25.57%) Security Cleared
2 57 (18.69%) SC Cleared
3 24 (7.87%) DV Cleared
4 17 (5.57%) Degree
5 7 (2.30%) APMP
5 7 (2.30%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.97%) Chartered Engineer
7 5 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.31%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (1.31%) CLAS
8 4 (1.31%) PMP
9 3 (0.98%) CCNP
9 3 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.98%) CITP
9 3 (0.98%) HNC
9 3 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.98%) MBCS
9 3 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.66%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.21%) PMO
2 14 (4.59%) JSP 440
3 8 (2.62%) QA
4 4 (1.31%) IFRS
5 3 (0.98%) SLA
6 2 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.66%) RMADS
7 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (6.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.98%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.98%) XenApp
4 2 (0.66%) Docker
4 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.33%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.33%) KVM
5 1 (0.33%) pfSense
5 1 (0.33%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (1.31%) Ansible
2 3 (0.98%) Puppet
2 3 (0.98%) WSUS
3 2 (0.66%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.66%) Nessus
3 2 (0.66%) Netcool
3 2 (0.66%) Nmap
4 1 (0.33%) Grafana
4 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.33%) logstash
4 1 (0.33%) Nagios
4 1 (0.33%) SCCM
4 1 (0.33%) SCOM
4 1 (0.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 172 (56.39%) SAP
2 35 (11.48%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.90%) Cisco
4 17 (5.57%) Oracle
5 7 (2.30%) BT
5 7 (2.30%) Citrix
6 6 (1.97%) Huawei
6 6 (1.97%) Juniper
6 6 (1.97%) VMware
7 5 (1.64%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.64%) Siemens
7 5 (1.64%) Sophos
8 4 (1.31%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.31%) IBM
8 4 (1.31%) Nokia
9 3 (0.98%) Amdocs
9 3 (0.98%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.98%) HP
9 3 (0.98%) Veeam
9 3 (0.98%) Workday
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