Period
to 19 June 2019

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 June 2019 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 73 49
Rank change year-on-year +18 -24 +17
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 43 30 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.97% 2.04% 3.70%
As % of the General category 15.87% 11.67% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 23 20
Wales median daily rate £435 £375 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -7.69% -9.72%
10th Percentile £320 £159 £154
90th Percentile £495 £633 £562
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Wales median hourly rate - £14.00 £12.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.02% -
UK median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +11.25% +42.86% -65.00%

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 271 257 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.72% 17.44% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 181 183
Wales median daily rate £438 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% - +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £190
90th Percentile £613 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 21
Wales median hourly rate £39.25 £29.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.34% +38.10% -28.81%
10th Percentile £29.50 £12.13 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.63 £77.50 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -4.76%

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 June 2019.

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 June 2019. 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 +15 35 £425 +13.33% 7
West Wales -3 8 £450 -
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
1 15 (34.88%) Digital Media
2 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.23%) Marketing
3 13 (30.23%) Digital Marketing
3 13 (30.23%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (30.23%) SAP
3 13 (30.23%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (30.23%) Manufacturing
3 13 (30.23%) Electronics
3 13 (30.23%) Finance
3 13 (30.23%) Programme Management
4 8 (18.60%) Python
5 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
5 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
5 7 (16.28%) Unix
5 7 (16.28%) AWS Certification
6 6 (13.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (13.95%) Serverless
6 6 (13.95%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (13.95%) Microservices
6 6 (13.95%) Web Services
6 6 (13.95%) Data Protection
6 6 (13.95%) Amazon S3
7 5 (11.63%) REST
7 5 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (9.30%) Docker
8 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
8 4 (9.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (9.30%) GitLab

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 (4.65%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Adobe XD
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.33%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.23%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.95%) Amazon S3
2 6 (13.95%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (13.95%) Serverless
3 4 (9.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon Neptune
5 1 (2.33%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) ISDN
1 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) BGP
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) HSRP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.33%) MPLS
2 1 (2.33%) OSPF
2 1 (2.33%) VLAN
2 1 (2.33%) VPN
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.33%) MariaDB
2 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
1 4 (9.30%) GitLab
1 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.98%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.33%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) Grunt
3 1 (2.33%) gulp
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) webpack
General
1 13 (30.23%) Electronics
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
1 13 (30.23%) Manufacturing
1 13 (30.23%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Python Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Digital Product Manager
5 4 (9.30%) AWS Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Contracts Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Product Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Telecoms Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Validation Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Verification Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Lotus Notes Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Product Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Test and Validation Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Web Services
2 5 (11.63%) REST
3 4 (9.30%) Gherkin
4 2 (4.65%) CSS
4 2 (4.65%) CSS3
4 2 (4.65%) Flask
4 2 (4.65%) HTML
4 2 (4.65%) HTML5
4 2 (4.65%) LESS
5 1 (2.33%) DOM
5 1 (2.33%) GraphQL
5 1 (2.33%) jQuery
5 1 (2.33%) JSON
5 1 (2.33%) Kafka
5 1 (2.33%) Node.js
5 1 (2.33%) OAuth
5 1 (2.33%) Sass
5 1 (2.33%) SOAP
5 1 (2.33%) TinkerPop
5 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Digital Media
2 3 (6.98%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (4.65%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Unix
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (30.23%) Digital Marketing
2 13 (30.23%) Programme Management
3 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
4 6 (13.95%) Data Protection
4 6 (13.95%) Microservices
5 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (6.98%) Analytics
6 3 (6.98%) B2C
6 3 (6.98%) Black-Box Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Data Development
6 3 (6.98%) Front End Development
6 3 (6.98%) Network Management
6 3 (6.98%) Requirements Management
6 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.98%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) Python
2 4 (9.30%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) C
3 2 (4.65%) C++
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) ES6
4 1 (2.33%) Go
4 1 (2.33%) Gremlin
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) AWS Certification
2 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.98%) CCNA
4 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) CCIE
5 1 (2.33%) CCNP
5 1 (2.33%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (2.33%) CISSP
5 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.30%) QA
3 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.33%) GDPR
4 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Consul
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) SAP
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) EMC
4 2 (4.65%) Lotus
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) F5
5 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Imperva
5 1 (2.33%) McAfee
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) Netezza