The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 26 32
Rank change year-on-year +14 +6  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 14 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 6.93% 2.30% 4.41%
As % of the General category 23.73% 14.29% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 15
Median daily rate £375 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -17.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £230 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £378 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +0.64% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.80 - -
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 Southampton with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 59 35 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 29.21% 16.13% 25.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 24 70
Median daily rate £338 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.62% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Median hourly rate £13.80 £24.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.67% -10.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £16.10 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £32.90 £42.00
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 Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Southampton

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Southampton over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Southampton

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Southampton

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 Southampton region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 4 (23.53%) HTML
1 4 (23.53%) VoIP
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
1 4 (23.53%) HTML5
2 3 (17.65%) DLNA
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (17.65%) Over-the-Top Content
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Driving Licence
2 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (17.65%) Change Management
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) UPnP
2 3 (17.65%) STB
2 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) CCNP
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) Broadband
2 3 (17.65%) POSIX
2 3 (17.65%) Middleware
2 3 (17.65%) C
2 3 (17.65%) C++
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) DOCSIS

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP cProjects
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) VoIP
2 3 (17.65%) Broadband
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (17.65%) DLNA
2 3 (17.65%) DOCSIS
2 3 (17.65%) DSL
2 3 (17.65%) DVB
2 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
2 3 (17.65%) UPnP
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) EDRMS
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Network Support
2 3 (17.65%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Architect
3 2 (11.76%) DTV Architect
3 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Broadcast Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Manager
4 1 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior PMO
4 1 (5.88%) Senior PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Programme Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
1 4 (23.53%) HTML5
2 3 (17.65%) Middleware
2 3 (17.65%) POSIX
3 1 (5.88%) Ajax
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) CSS3
3 1 (5.88%) D3.js
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) LESS
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) React
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) Sass
3 1 (5.88%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
1 3 (17.65%) Digital TV
1 3 (17.65%) Driving Licence
1 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Over-the-Top Content
1 3 (17.65%) STB
2 1 (5.88%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Change Management
2 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Change Control
3 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Governance
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.88%) Business Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.88%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (5.88%) Dependency Management
4 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
4 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C
1 3 (17.65%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCNP
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCDA
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) SAP