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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 44 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 24 38 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.95% 5.93% 4.51%
As % of the General category 9.92% 16.31% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 3
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£338 £263 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £168 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £316 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-38.00% -9.09%
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
242 233 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.77% 36.35% 35.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 128 78
Average daily rate £375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £168 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -12.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 17 (28.81%) Security Cleared
2 15 (25.42%) Migration
3 14 (23.73%) Cisco
4 13 (22.03%) Finance
4 13 (22.03%) SC Cleared
5 10 (16.95%) Oracle
6 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (13.56%) CCNA
7 8 (13.56%) VPN
8 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (11.86%) WAN
8 7 (11.86%) Firewall
8 7 (11.86%) Data Migration
8 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (11.86%) Manufacturing
9 6 (10.17%) CheckPoint
9 6 (10.17%) Ethernet
9 6 (10.17%) SDH
9 6 (10.17%) LAN
9 6 (10.17%) CCNP
9 6 (10.17%) Windows
10 5 (8.47%) SAP
10 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
10 5 (8.47%) SLA
10 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
10 5 (8.47%) DTV
10 5 (8.47%) Project Management
10 5 (8.47%) Electronics
10 5 (8.47%) Programme Management

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (5.08%) SAS
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.69%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) JBoss
3 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.69%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) FileNet
3 1 (1.69%) Lync
3 1 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Office
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.69%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) VPN
2 7 (11.86%) WAN
2 7 (11.86%) Firewall
3 6 (10.17%) Ethernet
3 6 (10.17%) SDH
3 6 (10.17%) LAN
4 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.78%) xDSL
5 4 (6.78%) EIGRP
5 4 (6.78%) DSL
5 4 (6.78%) MPLS
5 4 (6.78%) OSPF
5 4 (6.78%) BGP
5 4 (6.78%) ADSL
5 4 (6.78%) ATM
6 3 (5.08%) Broadband
6 3 (5.08%) RIP
6 3 (5.08%) Internet
6 3 (5.08%) 3G
6 3 (5.08%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.39%) Big Data
3 2 (3.39%) DB2
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.69%) QlikView
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Ant
1 1 (1.69%) JUnit
1 1 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.69%) Selenium
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 13 (22.03%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.47%) Electronics
3 5 (8.47%) Marketing
4 4 (6.78%) Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Retail
6 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (1.69%) Front Office
6 1 (1.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (15.25%) Analyst
2 6 (10.17%) Consultant
3 5 (8.47%) Developer
3 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.47%) Functional Consultant
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle Consultant
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 4 (6.78%) Ab Initio Developer
4 4 (6.78%) Support Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Field Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Programme Planner
6 2 (3.39%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Financials Consultant
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
6 2 (3.39%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Network Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Technical Support
6 2 (3.39%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) XMPP
1 2 (3.39%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) XML
2 1 (1.69%) HTML
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
2 1 (1.69%) JSP
2 1 (1.69%) CSS3
2 1 (1.69%) PhoneGap
2 1 (1.69%) HTML5
2 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.69%) Apache Camel
2 1 (1.69%) jQuery
2 1 (1.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) DTV
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Replication
3 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.69%) NHS
4 1 (1.69%) Handset
4 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Exalytics
4 1 (1.69%) IVR
4 1 (1.69%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) UNIX
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) AIX
4 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Migration
2 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (11.86%) Data Migration
3 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.47%) Project Management
4 5 (8.47%) Programme Management
4 5 (8.47%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.08%) ETL
5 3 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.08%) Change Control
5 3 (5.08%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.39%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.39%) WFM
6 2 (3.39%) Supplier Management
6 2 (3.39%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.39%) Line Management
6 2 (3.39%) Network Management
6 2 (3.39%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) Java
1 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
1 2 (3.39%) SQL
1 2 (3.39%) Python
2 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.69%) PHP
2 1 (1.69%) R
2 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (28.81%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.03%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (13.56%) CCNA
5 6 (10.17%) CCNP
6 3 (5.08%) CCIP
7 2 (3.39%) Degree
7 2 (3.39%) CCSE
7 2 (3.39%) BC Cleared
7 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.69%) HNC
8 1 (1.69%) HND
8 1 (1.69%) PMP
8 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.69%) CCDP
8 1 (1.69%) CCIE
8 1 (1.69%) CCVP
8 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Cisco
2 10 (16.95%) Oracle
3 6 (10.17%) CheckPoint
4 5 (8.47%) SAP
4 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.47%) Ab Initio
5 4 (6.78%) Remedy
6 3 (5.08%) Avaya
6 3 (5.08%) Ericsson
6 3 (5.08%) Informatica
6 3 (5.08%) F5
6 3 (5.08%) Verint
6 3 (5.08%) Netezza
7 2 (3.39%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (3.39%) BT
7 2 (3.39%) Cramer
7 2 (3.39%) Nortel
8 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.69%) HP
8 1 (1.69%) Juniper
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