Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 57 54
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +43
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 55 34 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.35% 2.94% 3.67%
As % of the General category 14.51% 14.66% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 24 34
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -21.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £181 £299
90th Percentile £613 £560 £650
UK median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Wales median hourly rate £17.75 £11.72 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.45% -21.13% +20.32%
10th Percentile £16.43 £11.72 £12.35
90th Percentile £18.68 £11.72 £17.37
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £14.62
% change year-on-year -12.50% +36.80% +0.83%

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 379 232 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 23.08% 20.09% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 173 223
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £263 £164 £227
90th Percentile £588 £525 £535
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 8
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £23.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.78% +43.75% +28.00%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.55 £10.72
90th Percentile £63.75 £59.50 £70.15
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £26.40 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.98% +12.34% -2.08%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -6 47 £400 +8.47% 23
West Wales +9 6 £463 -15.91% 2
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 23 (41.82%) Digital Media
2 13 (23.64%) Manufacturing
2 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.82%) Finance
3 12 (21.82%) Programme Management
3 12 (21.82%) Marketing
3 12 (21.82%) Front End Development
4 11 (20.00%) Docker
4 11 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 11 (20.00%) SQL
4 11 (20.00%) SAP
4 11 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (20.00%) Electronics
5 9 (16.36%) Python
5 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
6 8 (14.55%) Windows
6 8 (14.55%) React
7 7 (12.73%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (12.73%) Microservices
7 7 (12.73%) GraphQL
7 7 (12.73%) Node.js
7 7 (12.73%) Java
7 7 (12.73%) Oracle
8 6 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (10.91%) Spring
8 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
8 6 (10.91%) Spring Boot
9 5 (9.09%) Ansible
9 5 (9.09%) Capacity Management

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 3 (5.45%) Confluence
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) GitHub
2 2 (3.64%) Office 365
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) MPLS
1 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.64%) DHCP
2 2 (3.64%) DNS
2 2 (3.64%) SAN
3 1 (1.82%) AMQP
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) ISDN
3 1 (1.82%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) VPN
3 1 (1.82%) WAN
3 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) JIRA
2 4 (7.27%) Travis CI
3 3 (5.45%) CA Gen
4 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.82%) Selenium
General
1 13 (23.64%) Manufacturing
2 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 12 (21.82%) Marketing
3 11 (20.00%) Electronics
4 2 (3.64%) Back Office
5 1 (1.82%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Developer
2 8 (14.55%) React Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Node.js Developer
4 5 (9.09%) DBA
4 5 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (9.09%) Python Developer
5 4 (7.27%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (7.27%) HTML Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) CA Gen Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Field Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Network Field Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Agile Coach
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Specialist
7 2 (3.64%) Telecoms Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) React
2 7 (12.73%) GraphQL
2 7 (12.73%) Node.js
3 6 (10.91%) Spring
3 6 (10.91%) Spring Boot
4 5 (9.09%) HTML
4 5 (9.09%) Web Services
5 4 (7.27%) CSS
5 4 (7.27%) Flask
5 4 (7.27%) Spring Cloud
5 4 (7.27%) Spring Integration
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (1.82%) Dropwizard
7 1 (1.82%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.82%) Digital Media
2 3 (5.45%) Clustering
2 3 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.64%) iPhone
3 2 (3.64%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.64%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Blog
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Unix
3 3 (5.45%) AIX
3 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.64%) Android
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Front End Development
1 12 (21.82%) Programme Management
2 11 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.73%) Continuous Deployment
4 7 (12.73%) Microservices
5 5 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 5 (9.09%) Change Management
5 5 (9.09%) ITIL
5 5 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 5 (9.09%) Security Management
6 3 (5.45%) Coaching
6 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.45%) Scrum
6 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.45%) User Stories
7 2 (3.64%) Database Security
7 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
2 11 (20.00%) SQL
3 9 (16.36%) Python
4 7 (12.73%) Java
5 4 (7.27%) Go
6 3 (5.45%) C
6 3 (5.45%) Korn
6 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.82%) Java 8
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) BC Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) CCNA
2 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) GDPR
2 1 (1.82%) IFRS
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) Docker
2 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Ansible
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (7.27%) SCOM
3 3 (5.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) SAP
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle
3 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.09%) HP
5 4 (7.27%) Cisco
6 3 (5.45%) CA
6 3 (5.45%) IBM
7 1 (1.82%) Aruba
7 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.82%) EMC
7 1 (1.82%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (1.82%) Juniper
7 1 (1.82%) NETGEAR
7 1 (1.82%) Samsung