The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 24 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 26 12
Rank change year-on-year -8 -14  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.11% 4.36% 9.09%
As % of the General category 4.12% 9.68% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 30
Median daily rate £400 £450 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +10.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £258 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £900 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +2.58% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.86 - -
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 Swindon with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 170 155 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 51.20% 45.06% 55.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 110 176
Median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £553 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.86 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Swindon

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 9 (52.94%) SAP
1 9 (52.94%) Retail
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (41.18%) Billing
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) Process Improvement
4 5 (29.41%) SAP Implementation
4 5 (29.41%) SAP IS-U
4 5 (29.41%) Process Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Driving Licence
6 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (11.76%) Smart Meter
6 2 (11.76%) Coaching
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
6 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile App

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) ColdFusion
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) Railo
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Broadband
1 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Hudson
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (52.94%) Retail
2 7 (41.18%) Billing
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Electronics
4 2 (11.76%) General Ledger
4 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Process Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Trainer
6 1 (5.88%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) IT Security Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) HTML5
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
1 1 (5.88%) Spring
1 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
2 2 (11.76%) Smart Meter
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Process Improvement
2 5 (29.41%) Process Architecture
2 5 (29.41%) SAP Implementation
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
4 2 (11.76%) Coaching
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) DNA
4 2 (11.76%) ERP
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) CIPD
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) SAP
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) Genesys
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire
4 1 (5.88%) Verint