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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 32 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -25  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 10 9 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.89% 2.76% 13.42%
As % of the General category 6.17% 7.96% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 31
Median daily rate £425 £396 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.25% -15.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £44.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -70.45% +69.23%  

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 162 113 223
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 46.82% 34.66% 58.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 76 171
Median daily rate £430 £420 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% -10.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £563 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +25.00%  

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 30 March 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 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (33.33%) SAP
2 6 (33.33%) Retail
2 6 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Billing
4 4 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (22.22%) Smart Meter
4 4 (22.22%) Process Improvement
4 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
5 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 3 (16.67%) Coaching
5 3 (16.67%) Process Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (16.67%) Driving Licence
5 3 (16.67%) DNA
5 3 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) ETL
6 2 (11.11%) AIX
6 2 (11.11%) Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) IBM

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 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) ColdFusion
2 1 (5.56%) Railo
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Hudson
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (33.33%) Retail
2 4 (22.22%) Billing
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Electronics
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Process Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Trainer
5 1 (5.56%) ArcSight Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) ArcSight Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Workstream Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) HTML5
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
1 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
1 4 (22.22%) Smart Meter
2 3 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) AIX
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
1 4 (22.22%) Process Improvement
1 4 (22.22%) Project Management
1 4 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
2 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 3 (16.67%) Coaching
2 3 (16.67%) DNA
2 3 (16.67%) Process Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) Programme Governance
3 2 (11.11%) SDLC
3 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CIPD
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 2 (11.11%) PMP
1 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) SAP
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) ArcSight
3 2 (11.11%) Avaya
3 2 (11.11%) Genesys
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Bluefish Communications
4 1 (5.56%) Verint