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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 40 47 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 32 24 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.15% 2.96% 5.95%
As % of the General category 12.70% 9.80% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 21
Median daily rate £380 £338 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% +27.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £264 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+62.90% -38.00%
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
252 245 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.64% 30.17% 36.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 166 130
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £25.00 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.55 £25.00 £35.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 12 (29.27%) Project Management
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Logistics
2 11 (26.83%) 3G
3 10 (24.39%) Network Planning
3 10 (24.39%) LTE
4 9 (21.95%) SLA
5 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
6 6 (14.63%) ITIL
7 5 (12.20%) MS Office
7 5 (12.20%) LAN
7 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
7 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.20%) Service Management
7 5 (12.20%) ITIL V3
8 4 (9.76%) Business Process Improvement
8 4 (9.76%) Process Improvement
8 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
8 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
8 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
8 4 (9.76%) SAP
8 4 (9.76%) Cisco
8 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.76%) Internet
8 4 (9.76%) Remedy
8 4 (9.76%) PMI
8 4 (9.76%) PMI Certification
9 3 (7.32%) Avaya
9 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.32%) Windows

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (4.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Office
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.44%) MS Project
4 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.44%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) 3G
2 10 (24.39%) LTE
3 5 (12.20%) LAN
4 4 (9.76%) Internet
5 3 (7.32%) WAN
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco ICM
6 2 (4.88%) Firewall
6 2 (4.88%) IP Telephony
6 2 (4.88%) PSTN
6 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.44%) 2G
7 1 (2.44%) 4G
7 1 (2.44%) ATM
7 1 (2.44%) DWDM
7 1 (2.44%) PBX
7 1 (2.44%) RNC
7 1 (2.44%) Wireless
7 1 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Axure RP
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.32%) Electronics
3 3 (7.32%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Billing
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Project Manager
2 7 (17.07%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Lead Project Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Senior Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Build Manager
4 3 (7.32%) IT Manager
4 3 (7.32%) OSS Business Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Security Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Security Project Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Telecoms Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Content Editor
5 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Web Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (2.44%) CSS
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) PMI
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) User Experience
3 2 (4.88%) IVR
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) CESG
4 1 (2.44%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Project Management
2 11 (26.83%) Logistics
3 10 (24.39%) Network Planning
4 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
5 6 (14.63%) ITIL
6 5 (12.20%) ITIL V3
6 5 (12.20%) Service Management
6 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) Business Process Improvement
7 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
7 4 (9.76%) Process Improvement
7 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.32%) Coaching
8 3 (7.32%) Critical Success Factor
8 3 (7.32%) Line Management
8 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C
2 1 (2.44%) C#
2 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.88%) CCNP
2 2 (4.88%) CCVP
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) APMP
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco
1 4 (9.76%) Remedy
1 4 (9.76%) SAP
2 3 (7.32%) Avaya
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (2.44%) Arqiva
4 1 (2.44%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.44%) Huawei
4 1 (2.44%) Juniper
4 1 (2.44%) MobileIron
4 1 (2.44%) NetCracker
4 1 (2.44%) Nokia
4 1 (2.44%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (2.44%) Telindus
4 1 (2.44%) Tellabs
4 1 (2.44%) Virgin Media
4 1 (2.44%) ZTE
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