Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 19 November 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 56 98
Rank change year-on-year -3 +42 -23
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 31 52 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.63% 3.70% 1.32%
As % of the General category 12.86% 16.94% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 13
Wales median daily rate £375 £494 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.05% +23.44% +10.34%
10th Percentile £188 £307 £93
90th Percentile £565 £650 £670
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Wales median hourly rate £13.36 £14.86 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.09% +20.32% -
UK median hourly rate £20.75 £15.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year +34.96% +2.50% -28.57%

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 Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 241 307 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.44% 21.87% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 241 305
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £161 £221 £213
90th Percentile £539 £550 £475
UK median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 13
Wales median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £19.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -19.84% -11.29%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.72 £11.41
90th Percentile £56.50 £70.15 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Wales

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Wales

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Wales

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Wales

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Wales region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
South Wales -2 21 £375 -21.05% 2
North Wales +1 6 £375 -
West Wales -2 4 £550 +12.82%
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 14 (45.16%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
3 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
4 7 (22.58%) Finance
4 7 (22.58%) Python
5 6 (19.35%) SAP
5 6 (19.35%) Manufacturing
6 5 (16.13%) Migration
6 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.13%) Web Services
6 5 (16.13%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (12.90%) Scala
7 4 (12.90%) ITIL
7 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
7 4 (12.90%) Performance Management
7 4 (12.90%) Programme Management
7 4 (12.90%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (12.90%) Marketing
7 4 (12.90%) Electronics
8 3 (9.68%) Change Management
8 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
8 3 (9.68%) IP Telephony
8 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.68%) SQL
8 3 (9.68%) .NET
8 3 (9.68%) Cisco
8 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (9.68%) Git (software)

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.23%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (3.23%) SAP MM
1 1 (3.23%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) PaaS
2 2 (6.45%) Serverless
3 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) IP Telephony
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) Nortel Meridian
2 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications
2 2 (6.45%) VoIP
2 2 (6.45%) VPN
2 2 (6.45%) Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) Broadband
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) DSLAM
3 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (3.23%) ISDN
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) PBX
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Big Data
1 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) Event Store
2 1 (3.23%) GIS
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) QGIS
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.90%) Electronics
3 4 (12.90%) Marketing
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Python Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) AWS Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.45%) IP Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) IP Telephony Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Java Middleware Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Scala Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Migration Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Scala Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Telephony Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) Dropwizard
2 3 (9.68%) REST
2 3 (9.68%) RESTful
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) Middleware
3 2 (6.45%) Node.js
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.23%) Django
4 1 (3.23%) Flask
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (3.23%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Digital Media
1 2 (6.45%) Handset
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (16.13%) Migration
2 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.90%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Performance Management
2 4 (12.90%) Programme Management
3 3 (9.68%) Change Management
3 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
3 3 (9.68%) Open Source
3 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.45%) CQRS
4 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.45%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) Python
3 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.90%) Scala
4 3 (9.68%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) Go
5 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) BC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) CCNA
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Avaya Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) MCTS
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) VCP5
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) IFRS
2 1 (3.23%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.23%) Nagios
2 1 (3.23%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) SAP
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Avaya
3 2 (6.45%) BT
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) Nortel
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.23%) F5
4 1 (3.23%) Genesys
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Huawei
4 1 (3.23%) Mapinfo
4 1 (3.23%) Panasonic
4 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds