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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 53 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 12 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.70% 3.95% 3.29%
As % of the General category 6.12% 11.61% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 13
Median daily rate £369 £305 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.90% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £83 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £8.10 £10.26 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -44.44%
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
196 224 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.84% 33.99% 36.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 132 151
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £504 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 4
Median hourly rate £31.85 £38.25 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.74% +62.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £12.52 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £42.50 £38.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-15.12% +10.00%

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
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 11 December 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 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (30.00%) Office 365
1 6 (30.00%) Application Rationalisation
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (15.00%) SAP
3 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security
4 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (10.00%) 4G
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (10.00%) Juniper
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) 3G
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (10.00%) Electronics
5 1 (5.00%) CISM

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 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) 3G
1 2 (10.00%) 4G
1 2 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.00%) WAAS
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Bower
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) gulp
1 1 (5.00%) Moq
1 1 (5.00%) NUnit
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) Yeoman
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
1 7 (35.00%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Office 365 Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Architect
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Software Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Installations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.00%) Ajax
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) CSS3
1 1 (5.00%) DOM
1 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) HTML5
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
1 1 (5.00%) JSON
1 1 (5.00%) Node.js
1 1 (5.00%) RESTful
1 1 (5.00%) Sass
1 1 (5.00%) WCF
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) IVR
3 1 (5.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Application Rationalisation
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Network Management
4 1 (5.00%) OO
4 1 (5.00%) OOD
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CISM
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) PMP
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Ciena
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.00%) Lotus
4 1 (5.00%) Mitel
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) VMware