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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 26 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 27 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.52% 4.91% 6.57%
As % of the General category 11.30% 13.15% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 15
Average daily rate
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£388 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.22% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £136 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £335 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £6.84 £16.50 £6.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.54% +166.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +29.26%
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
239 213 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.03% 37.37% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 135 70
Average daily rate £370 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £179 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £510 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.84 £9.12 £6.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £16.50 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 January 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 January 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 (31.91%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
3 11 (23.40%) Cisco
4 9 (19.15%) CCNP
4 9 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (17.02%) LAN
5 8 (17.02%) Project Management
6 7 (14.89%) WAN
7 6 (12.77%) CCNA
7 6 (12.77%) Oracle
7 6 (12.77%) MPLS
7 6 (12.77%) BGP
7 6 (12.77%) Migration
7 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.64%) Ethernet
8 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.51%) xDSL
9 4 (8.51%) 4G
9 4 (8.51%) VPN
9 4 (8.51%) Broadband
9 4 (8.51%) CCIP
9 4 (8.51%) MS Office
9 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
9 4 (8.51%) ADSL
9 4 (8.51%) Wireless
9 4 (8.51%) Finance
9 4 (8.51%) DSL
9 4 (8.51%) 3G
9 4 (8.51%) Remedy

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.13%) JBoss
2 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Office
2 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) LAN
2 7 (14.89%) WAN
3 6 (12.77%) MPLS
3 6 (12.77%) BGP
4 5 (10.64%) Ethernet
5 4 (8.51%) xDSL
5 4 (8.51%) 4G
5 4 (8.51%) VPN
5 4 (8.51%) Broadband
5 4 (8.51%) ADSL
5 4 (8.51%) Wireless
5 4 (8.51%) DSL
5 4 (8.51%) 3G
5 4 (8.51%) Firewall
6 3 (6.38%) EIGRP
6 3 (6.38%) OSPF
6 3 (6.38%) ATM
6 3 (6.38%) Internet
6 3 (6.38%) SDH
6 3 (6.38%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (4.26%) Essbase
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) JIRA
1 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.26%) Ant
2 1 (2.13%) JUnit
2 1 (2.13%) Selenium
2 1 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Electronics
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (14.89%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Architect
2 6 (12.77%) Network Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Network Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Integration Project Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Programme Planner
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Integration Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Ab Initio Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Field Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) XML
2 2 (4.26%) JSON
2 2 (4.26%) jQuery
2 2 (4.26%) PhoneGap
2 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.26%) HTML5
2 2 (4.26%) CSS
2 2 (4.26%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) Web Services
3 1 (2.13%) REST
3 1 (2.13%) CSS3
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Camel
3 1 (2.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) PDA
1 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.26%) DTV
2 1 (2.13%) IVR
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
2 1 (2.13%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) UNIX
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) AIX
3 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Project Management
2 6 (12.77%) Migration
2 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.38%) Scrum
5 3 (6.38%) SOA
5 3 (6.38%) ERP
5 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.26%) Change Control
6 2 (4.26%) Change Management
6 2 (4.26%) OOP
6 2 (4.26%) MVC
6 2 (4.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) Java
1 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.13%) Python
2 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
3 9 (19.15%) CCNP
3 9 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (12.77%) CCNA
5 4 (8.51%) CCIP
6 3 (6.38%) CCIE
7 2 (4.26%) BC Cleared
7 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.13%) CCVP
8 1 (2.13%) PMP
8 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Cisco
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle
3 4 (8.51%) Remedy
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.26%) F5
5 2 (4.26%) SAP
5 2 (4.26%) Ab Initio
5 2 (4.26%) Cramer
5 2 (4.26%) BT
6 1 (2.13%) Juniper
6 1 (2.13%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) Talend
6 1 (2.13%) Sencha
6 1 (2.13%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (2.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
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