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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 34 45 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 25 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.23% 1.72% 3.95%
As % of the General category 14.88% 5.45% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 9
Median daily rate £300 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £111 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £9.72 £12.35 £6.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.33% +80.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £28.00 £28.92
% change year-on-year
-59.53% -3.16%

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
168 202 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.43% 31.56% 39.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 125 128
Median daily rate £381 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £232 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +136.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.39 £14.70 £9.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.08 £42.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £33.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-18.79% +27.88%

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 22 January 2017.

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 January 2017, 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 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 13 (34.21%) Degree
2 13 (34.21%) Network Security
3 11 (28.95%) Electronics
4 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
5 9 (23.68%) Migration
5 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
6 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (21.05%) ITIL
6 8 (21.05%) Manufacturing
7 7 (18.42%) Marketing
8 6 (15.79%) Application Rationalisation
8 6 (15.79%) Office 365
8 6 (15.79%) VMware
8 6 (15.79%) Linux
8 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
9 5 (13.16%) SAP
9 5 (13.16%) Cisco
9 5 (13.16%) IBM
9 5 (13.16%) HP
9 5 (13.16%) Change Management
9 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (13.16%) Retail
10 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
10 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
10 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (10.53%) Project Management
10 4 (10.53%) Firewall

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 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) Network Security
2 4 (10.53%) Firewall
2 4 (10.53%) SAN
3 3 (7.89%) BGP
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 3 (7.89%) OSPF
3 3 (7.89%) WAN
3 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (7.89%) WLAN
4 2 (5.26%) 802.11
4 2 (5.26%) ATM
4 2 (5.26%) DHCP
4 2 (5.26%) DNS
4 2 (5.26%) EIGRP
4 2 (5.26%) Frame Relay
4 2 (5.26%) MPLS
4 2 (5.26%) PPP
4 2 (5.26%) RIP
4 2 (5.26%) VLAN
4 2 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.63%) Data Mart
1 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.63%) DB2
1 1 (2.63%) Informix
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Bower
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) gulp
1 1 (2.63%) Moq
1 1 (2.63%) NUnit
1 1 (2.63%) Subversion
1 1 (2.63%) Yeoman
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 11 (28.95%) Electronics
3 8 (21.05%) Manufacturing
4 7 (18.42%) Marketing
5 5 (13.16%) Retail
6 3 (7.89%) Banking
7 1 (2.63%) Advertising
7 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Office 365 Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Change Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Software Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.26%) CSS
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.63%) Ajax
3 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.63%) CSS3
3 1 (2.63%) DOM
3 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.63%) HTML5
3 1 (2.63%) jQuery
3 1 (2.63%) JSON
3 1 (2.63%) Node.js
3 1 (2.63%) RESTful
3 1 (2.63%) Sass
3 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.63%) WCF
3 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
1 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) CMDB
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.63%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) IVR
3 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) PMI
3 1 (2.63%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Unix
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.63%) HPUX
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Migration
2 8 (21.05%) ITIL
3 6 (15.79%) Application Rationalisation
4 5 (13.16%) Change Management
5 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 4 (10.53%) Programme Management
5 4 (10.53%) Project Management
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.89%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.89%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.26%) CRM
7 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) Java
2 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.26%) CCDA
3 2 (5.26%) CCDP
3 2 (5.26%) CCIE
3 2 (5.26%) CCNA
3 2 (5.26%) CCNP
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.26%) PMP
4 1 (2.63%) CISM
4 1 (2.63%) CISSP
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) Basel II
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (10.53%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.63%) Firmware
5 1 (2.63%) NFS
5 1 (2.63%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
1 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) VMware
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco
3 5 (13.16%) HP
3 5 (13.16%) IBM
3 5 (13.16%) SAP
4 4 (10.53%) Dell
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle
5 3 (7.89%) Veritas
6 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
6 2 (5.26%) AirMagnet
6 2 (5.26%) CA
6 2 (5.26%) EMC
6 2 (5.26%) Juniper
6 2 (5.26%) Teradata
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix
7 1 (2.63%) Cognos
7 1 (2.63%) Informatica
7 1 (2.63%) NetApp
7 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
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