The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 34 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 31 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.05% 5.04% 3.38%
As % of the General category 13.03% 14.51% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £168 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £348 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £6.84 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.91 £17.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+59.48% -40.67%
Telecoms
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
238 193 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.07% 34.71% 29.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 115 82
Average daily rate £385 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £168 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Average hourly rate £6.84 £10.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.60% -72.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -20.00%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Birmingham region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Birmingham region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Telecoms also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Telecoms.

1 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
2 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 13 (25.00%) Cisco
3 10 (19.23%) CCNP
3 10 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (17.31%) Finance
5 8 (15.38%) Migration
5 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (13.46%) Firewall
6 7 (13.46%) CCNA
6 7 (13.46%) VPN
6 7 (13.46%) LAN
7 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.54%) WAN
7 6 (11.54%) Oracle
8 5 (9.62%) SAP
8 5 (9.62%) Windows
8 5 (9.62%) Ethernet
8 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
8 5 (9.62%) Electronics
8 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
8 5 (9.62%) Programme Management
8 5 (9.62%) SLA
8 5 (9.62%) MPLS
8 5 (9.62%) BGP
8 5 (9.62%) DTV
8 5 (9.62%) Project Management
8 5 (9.62%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (9.62%) Marketing
8 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Telecoms also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Telecoms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.92%) JBoss
2 1 (1.92%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) LAN
1 7 (13.46%) VPN
1 7 (13.46%) Firewall
2 6 (11.54%) WAN
3 5 (9.62%) Ethernet
3 5 (9.62%) MPLS
3 5 (9.62%) BGP
4 4 (7.69%) 3G
4 4 (7.69%) ATM
4 4 (7.69%) SDH
4 4 (7.69%) 4G
5 3 (5.77%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (5.77%) xDSL
5 3 (5.77%) Broadband
5 3 (5.77%) Wireless
5 3 (5.77%) DSL
5 3 (5.77%) ADSL
6 2 (3.85%) Internet
6 2 (3.85%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) DB2
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.92%) Big Data
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Ant
1 1 (1.92%) JUnit
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
1 1 (1.92%) Selenium
1 1 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Electronics
2 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
2 5 (9.62%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Billing
3 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (15.38%) Analyst
2 7 (13.46%) Network Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Architect
4 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Field Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Ab Initio Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Network Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Programme Planner
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Financials Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Support
6 2 (3.85%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) HTML
1 1 (1.92%) CSS
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
1 1 (1.92%) XML
1 1 (1.92%) JSON
1 1 (1.92%) jQuery
1 1 (1.92%) HTML5
1 1 (1.92%) CSS3
1 1 (1.92%) PhoneGap
1 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.92%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) DTV
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.92%) Replication
3 1 (1.92%) IVR
3 1 (1.92%) PDA
3 1 (1.92%) SCADA
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (3.85%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) Migration
1 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (9.62%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (9.62%) Programme Management
3 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.62%) Project Management
4 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 3 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.85%) Line Management
6 2 (3.85%) Change Control
6 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.85%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.85%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) Supplier Management
6 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.85%) WFM
6 2 (3.85%) Scrum
7 1 (1.92%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) Java
1 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
1 1 (1.92%) Python
1 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
2 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (19.23%) CCNP
3 10 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (13.46%) CCNA
5 4 (7.69%) CCIP
6 3 (5.77%) CCIE
7 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.85%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.92%) PMP
8 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.92%) CCVP
8 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Cisco
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
3 5 (9.62%) SAP
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 4 (7.69%) Remedy
4 4 (7.69%) F5
5 3 (5.77%) Verint
5 3 (5.77%) Ab Initio
5 3 (5.77%) Avaya
6 2 (3.85%) Ericsson
6 2 (3.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.92%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (1.92%) Talend
7 1 (1.92%) Informatica
7 1 (1.92%) Nokia
7 1 (1.92%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.92%) Netezza
7 1 (1.92%) BT
7 1 (1.92%) Cramer
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