Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 2018 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 42 63
Rank change year-on-year -17 +21 +26
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 42 47 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.86% 3.91% 2.58%
As % of the General category 13.13% 19.26% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 19
Wales median daily rate £388 £392 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.15% -21.60% +40.35%
10th Percentile £292 £171 £338
90th Percentile £594 £571 £650
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Wales median hourly rate - £12.96 £11.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.58% -5.10%
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year -6.50% +35.59% -3.28%

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 320 244 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 21.81% 20.28% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 170 213
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £282 £168 £225
90th Percentile £593 £538 £513
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 13
Wales median hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.52% +64.29% -23.29%
10th Percentile £11.68 £10.70 £11.22
90th Percentile £29.40 £59.25 £36.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.96% +7.37% +4.03%

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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 2018. 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 -24 38 £400 +4.17% 12
West Wales +4 2 £500 -9.09%
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 14 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 11 (26.19%) Marketing
2 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 11 (26.19%) Programme Management
2 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.81%) SAP
3 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (23.81%) Electronics
3 10 (23.81%) Manufacturing
3 10 (23.81%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (21.43%) Front End Development
5 7 (16.67%) GraphQL
5 7 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 7 (16.67%) Node.js
5 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 7 (16.67%) SQL
6 6 (14.29%) Python
6 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.29%) Docker
6 6 (14.29%) React
7 5 (11.90%) Performance Management
7 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
7 5 (11.90%) Capacity Management
7 5 (11.90%) ITIL
7 5 (11.90%) HTML
7 5 (11.90%) Change Management
7 5 (11.90%) Security Management
8 4 (9.52%) Unix
8 4 (9.52%) Windows

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 1 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) MPLS
2 2 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) AMQP
3 1 (2.38%) Broadband
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Travis CI
2 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (4.76%) CA Gen
4 1 (2.38%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.38%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) Maven
4 1 (2.38%) Selenium
4 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
1 11 (26.19%) Marketing
2 10 (23.81%) Electronics
2 10 (23.81%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Node.js Developer
3 6 (14.29%) React Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Python Developer
5 4 (9.52%) DBA
5 4 (9.52%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Field Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Network Field Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Architect
7 2 (4.76%) CA Gen Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Database Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (4.76%) HTML Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Telecoms Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) GraphQL
1 7 (16.67%) Node.js
2 6 (14.29%) React
3 5 (11.90%) HTML
4 4 (9.52%) CSS
4 4 (9.52%) Flask
4 4 (9.52%) Web Services
5 2 (4.76%) RESTful
6 1 (2.38%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 3 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Blog
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Unix
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) AIX
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Programme Management
2 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (23.81%) Digital Marketing
3 9 (21.43%) Front End Development
4 7 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.90%) Capacity Management
6 5 (11.90%) Change Management
6 5 (11.90%) ITIL
6 5 (11.90%) Performance Management
6 5 (11.90%) Security Management
7 3 (7.14%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.14%) DevOps
7 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.14%) Microservices
7 3 (7.14%) Migration
7 3 (7.14%) Open Source
7 3 (7.14%) Project Management
7 3 (7.14%) Scrum
8 2 (4.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
2 7 (16.67%) SQL
3 6 (14.29%) Python
4 4 (9.52%) Go
5 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.76%) C
6 2 (4.76%) C#
6 2 (4.76%) Java
6 2 (4.76%) Korn
6 2 (4.76%) PHP
6 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.38%) Perl
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) CCNA
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.76%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) GDPR
2 1 (2.38%) IFRS
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Docker
2 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) etcd
3 1 (2.38%) flannel
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Ansible
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (9.52%) SCOM
2 1 (2.38%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.38%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) rkt
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) SAP
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco
4 3 (7.14%) HP
4 3 (7.14%) IBM
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (4.76%) CA
6 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.38%) Avaya
6 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.38%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (2.38%) Juniper
6 1 (2.38%) Sonatype