Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 59 57
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 +39
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 56 32 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.21% 2.58% 3.38%
As % of the General category 14.29% 12.75% 15.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 26 35
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -21.05% +18.75%
10th Percentile £325 £133 £301
90th Percentile £575 £550 £613
UK median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Wales median hourly rate £17.75 £15.00 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% +0.94% +20.32%
10th Percentile £16.43 £15.00 £12.35
90th Percentile £18.68 £15.00 £17.37
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £13.86
% change year-on-year -10.95% +51.52% -7.60%

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 392 251 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.48% 20.21% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 185 231
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £272 £141 £219
90th Percentile £600 £545 £550
UK median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 9
Wales median hourly rate £16.25 £15.86 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.46% -11.89% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.70 £14.25 £11.05
90th Percentile £44.82 £77.50 £68.10
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £24.41
% change year-on-year -9.43% +8.56% -4.34%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 0 43 £400 +28.00% 17
West Wales +10 12 £425 -22.73%
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 24 (42.86%) Digital Media
2 16 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (26.79%) Manufacturing
4 13 (23.21%) Finance
4 13 (23.21%) SQL
5 12 (21.43%) SAP
5 12 (21.43%) Electronics
5 12 (21.43%) Programme Management
5 12 (21.43%) Marketing
5 12 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
5 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
6 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
7 10 (17.86%) Windows
7 10 (17.86%) Docker
8 9 (16.07%) Front End Development
8 9 (16.07%) Oracle
8 9 (16.07%) Java
9 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 8 (14.29%) Microservices
10 7 (12.50%) Spring Boot
10 7 (12.50%) Spring
10 7 (12.50%) Python
11 6 (10.71%) Unix
11 6 (10.71%) Change Management
11 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
12 5 (8.93%) React
12 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (8.93%) PostgreSQL

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 (5.36%) Confluence
1 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) GitHub
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.36%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.36%) DHCP
2 3 (5.36%) DNS
2 3 (5.36%) SAN
3 2 (3.57%) Firewall
3 2 (3.57%) ISDN
3 2 (3.57%) LAN
3 2 (3.57%) WAN
4 1 (1.79%) AMQP
4 1 (1.79%) Internet
4 1 (1.79%) MPLS
4 1 (1.79%) VPN
4 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Power BI
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) CA Gen
2 3 (5.36%) JIRA
3 2 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (3.57%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.79%) Selenium
4 1 (1.79%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 15 (26.79%) Manufacturing
2 13 (23.21%) Finance
3 12 (21.43%) Electronics
3 12 (21.43%) Marketing
4 2 (3.57%) Back Office
5 1 (1.79%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 25 (44.64%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) Java Developer
3 5 (8.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (8.93%) React Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) CA Gen Developer
4 4 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (7.14%) HTML Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Tester
5 3 (5.36%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (5.36%) Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) DBA
5 3 (5.36%) Lead Business Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Python Developer
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Telecoms Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Unix Developer
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) Spring
1 7 (12.50%) Spring Boot
2 5 (8.93%) HTML
2 5 (8.93%) React
2 5 (8.93%) Web Services
3 4 (7.14%) CSS
3 4 (7.14%) GraphQL
3 4 (7.14%) Node.js
3 4 (7.14%) Spring Cloud
3 4 (7.14%) Spring Integration
4 2 (3.57%) Flask
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.79%) Dropwizard
5 1 (1.79%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.79%) JDBC
5 1 (1.79%) JSP
5 1 (1.79%) REST
5 1 (1.79%) Struts
5 1 (1.79%) WSDL
5 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.86%) Digital Media
2 3 (5.36%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.57%) Clustering
3 2 (3.57%) iPhone
3 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Unix
3 4 (7.14%) AIX
3 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) Android
6 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
2 12 (21.43%) Programme Management
3 9 (16.07%) Front End Development
4 8 (14.29%) Microservices
5 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.71%) Change Management
5 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
6 5 (8.93%) ITIL
6 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.14%) Capacity Management
7 4 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (7.14%) Data Protection
7 4 (7.14%) Performance Management
7 4 (7.14%) Security Management
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.36%) User Stories
9 2 (3.57%) Requirements Management
9 2 (3.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) SQL
2 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.07%) Java
4 7 (12.50%) Python
5 4 (7.14%) C
5 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.36%) Korn
7 2 (3.57%) Go
7 2 (3.57%) Ruby
8 1 (1.79%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) BC Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) CCNA
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) PMO
2 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.79%) GDPR
2 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Docker
2 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.36%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (7.14%) SCOM
2 3 (5.36%) Ansible
3 2 (3.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) SAP
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.07%) Oracle
4 4 (7.14%) CA
4 4 (7.14%) HP
4 4 (7.14%) IBM
5 3 (5.36%) Cisco
6 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.57%) EMC
6 2 (3.57%) Juniper
7 1 (1.79%) Aruba
7 1 (1.79%) Avaya
7 1 (1.79%) NETGEAR
7 1 (1.79%) Samsung