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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 47 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 23 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.88% 3.23% 4.46%
As % of the General category 8.21% 8.99% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 14
Median daily rate £335 £325 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £123 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -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
280 267 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.00% 35.98% 33.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 183 131
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £221 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
- +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £37.00 £15.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.70% -52.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £13.70 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.00 £35.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 13 (28.89%) 3G
2 12 (26.67%) Project Management
2 12 (26.67%) Finance
3 11 (24.44%) Logistics
4 10 (22.22%) Network Planning
4 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (22.22%) LTE
5 9 (20.00%) SLA
6 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
7 7 (15.56%) ITIL
8 6 (13.33%) LAN
8 6 (13.33%) Service Management
8 6 (13.33%) ITIL V3
9 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
9 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
10 4 (8.89%) Avaya
10 4 (8.89%) PMI
10 4 (8.89%) PMI Certification
10 4 (8.89%) Remedy
10 4 (8.89%) Cisco
10 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
10 4 (8.89%) WAN
10 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.89%) Windows
10 4 (8.89%) MS Office
10 4 (8.89%) SAP
10 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
10 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
10 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
10 4 (8.89%) Internet

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 (4.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.44%) MS Project
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.22%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) 3G
2 10 (22.22%) LTE
3 6 (13.33%) LAN
4 4 (8.89%) Internet
4 4 (8.89%) WAN
5 3 (6.67%) 4G
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco ICM
6 2 (4.44%) Firewall
6 2 (4.44%) IP Telephony
6 2 (4.44%) PSTN
6 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.22%) 2G
7 1 (2.22%) ATM
7 1 (2.22%) DWDM
7 1 (2.22%) PBX
7 1 (2.22%) RNC
7 1 (2.22%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (2.22%) Wireless
7 1 (2.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Axure RP
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.67%) Electronics
3 3 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Project Manager
2 7 (15.56%) Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Lead Project Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Security Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Security Project Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Telecoms Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Build Manager
5 3 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 3 (6.67%) OSS Business Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Telecoms Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
1 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (2.22%) CSS
1 1 (2.22%) HTML
1 1 (2.22%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.89%) PMI
2 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) User Experience
3 2 (4.44%) IVR
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) CESG
4 1 (2.22%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Project Management
2 11 (24.44%) Logistics
3 10 (22.22%) Network Planning
3 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
5 7 (15.56%) ITIL
6 6 (13.33%) ITIL V3
6 6 (13.33%) Service Management
7 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.89%) Business Process Improvement
8 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
8 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.89%) Process Improvement
8 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
8 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
8 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 3 (6.67%) Coaching
9 3 (6.67%) Conflict Management
9 3 (6.67%) Line Management
9 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) C
2 1 (2.22%) C#
2 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) PMI Certification
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) CCNP
3 2 (4.44%) CCVP
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Avaya
1 4 (8.89%) Cisco
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.89%) Remedy
1 4 (8.89%) SAP
2 2 (4.44%) VMware
3 1 (2.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (2.22%) Arqiva
3 1 (2.22%) Ciena
3 1 (2.22%) Ericsson
3 1 (2.22%) Huawei
3 1 (2.22%) Juniper
3 1 (2.22%) MobileIron
3 1 (2.22%) NetCracker
3 1 (2.22%) Nokia
3 1 (2.22%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (2.22%) Telindus
3 1 (2.22%) Tellabs
3 1 (2.22%) Virgin Media
3 1 (2.22%) ZTE