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 3 months to 27 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 38 68
Rank change year-on-year +2 +30  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 24 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.86% 3.23% 0.95%
As % of the General category 21.24% 13.14% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 3
Median daily rate £375 £563 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +30.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £414 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +2.58% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.72 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +10.52% +22.58%  

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 Wales with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 113 137 196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 18.17% 24.60% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 97 147
Median daily rate £400 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £265 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £600 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 5
Median hourly rate £39.20 £21.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.33% +72.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.85 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £32.25 £19.70
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 Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +7 21 £270 -46.00% 2
West Wales -3 1 £550 +107.54%
North Wales - 1 £375 -
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wales region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (37.50%) Mapinfo
2 18 (37.50%) GIS
2 18 (37.50%) ArcGIS
2 18 (37.50%) QGIS
3 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
4 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.83%) Marketing
6 9 (18.75%) Java
7 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 8 (16.67%) Ansible
8 7 (14.58%) Docker
9 6 (12.50%) Digital Media
9 6 (12.50%) SAP
9 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (12.50%) WAN
9 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
9 6 (12.50%) Programme Management
9 6 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (12.50%) Electronics
9 6 (12.50%) Finance
10 5 (10.42%) REST
10 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
10 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
10 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
11 4 (8.33%) Software Delivery
11 4 (8.33%) Presales

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 18 (37.50%) ArcGIS
2 3 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (4.17%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) LAN
2 2 (4.17%) Wireless
2 2 (4.17%) WLAN
3 1 (2.08%) Broadband
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) MPLS
3 1 (2.08%) SAN
3 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) GIS
1 18 (37.50%) QGIS
2 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.08%) Big Data
4 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.08%) HBase
4 1 (2.08%) Impala
4 1 (2.08%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.25%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (20.83%) Marketing
2 6 (12.50%) Electronics
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.33%) Legal
4 3 (6.25%) Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) GIS Technician
2 13 (27.08%) Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Telecoms Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Presales Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Presales Network Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Python Developer
4 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (6.25%) AWS Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Cloud Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.17%) Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Junior
6 2 (4.17%) Junior DevOps
6 2 (4.17%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.08%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Data Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) REST
2 4 (8.33%) Web Services
3 3 (6.25%) CSS
3 3 (6.25%) Flask
3 3 (6.25%) HTML
4 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.17%) CSS3
4 2 (4.17%) HTML5
4 2 (4.17%) React
5 1 (2.08%) Ajax
5 1 (2.08%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.08%) Django
5 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.08%) jQuery
5 1 (2.08%) JSON
5 1 (2.08%) Kafka
5 1 (2.08%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.08%) Node.js
5 1 (2.08%) Spring
5 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) iPhone
3 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.33%) Business Development
4 4 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL
4 4 (8.33%) Presales
4 4 (8.33%) Software Delivery
5 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.25%) Front End Development
6 2 (4.17%) DevOps
6 2 (4.17%) Web Development
7 1 (2.08%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.08%) Microservices
7 1 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.08%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) Java
2 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.33%) C
3 4 (8.33%) Python
4 3 (6.25%) Go
5 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) CCIE
4 1 (2.08%) CCNA
4 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) ISEB
4 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Ansible
2 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.17%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) Kibana
3 1 (2.08%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (37.50%) Mapinfo
3 6 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (4.17%) Adobe
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco
4 2 (4.17%) Splunk
5 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix
5 1 (2.08%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.08%) F5
5 1 (2.08%) Samsung
5 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.08%) VMware