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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 51 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 8 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.20% 6.06% 4.95%
As % of the General category 3.54% 15.00% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 10
Average daily rate £435 £350 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +35.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £176 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £444 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £6.84 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +26.92%
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
226 240 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.88% 40.40% 37.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 134 120
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £6.84 £9.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £26.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, 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 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
3 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (20.00%) Oracle
4 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
4 6 (17.14%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.29%) Validation
5 5 (14.29%) DWDM
5 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco
6 4 (11.43%) LAN
6 4 (11.43%) SDH
6 4 (11.43%) WAN
6 4 (11.43%) SQL
6 4 (11.43%) Change Management
6 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
6 4 (11.43%) Marketing
6 4 (11.43%) Driving Licence
7 3 (8.57%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (8.57%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (8.57%) Retail
7 3 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (8.57%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.57%) Electronics
7 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
7 3 (8.57%) SAP
7 3 (8.57%) ITIL

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) DWDM
2 4 (11.43%) LAN
2 4 (11.43%) SDH
2 4 (11.43%) WAN
3 2 (5.71%) 2G
3 2 (5.71%) 3G
3 2 (5.71%) 4G
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) ATM
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) MPLS
4 1 (2.86%) RNC
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
4 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
3 4 (11.43%) Marketing
4 3 (8.57%) Electronics
4 3 (8.57%) Retail
5 2 (5.71%) Military
6 1 (2.86%) Banking
6 1 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Consultant
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Consultant
2 4 (11.43%) Provisioning Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Coordinator
3 3 (8.57%) IT Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Senior Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Vendor Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Applications Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Applications Technical Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (5.71%) Senior IT Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Vendor Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Trainee
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) FlexPod
2 1 (2.86%) PMI
2 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (17.14%) Migration
3 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (14.29%) Validation
4 4 (11.43%) Change Management
5 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL
5 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.71%) CRM
6 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.71%) ETL
6 2 (5.71%) Workflow
7 1 (2.86%) ERP
7 1 (2.86%) ITSM
7 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
7 1 (2.86%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) JNCIP
4 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP SIM
1 1 (2.86%) MOM
1 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (8.57%) Avaya
3 3 (8.57%) SAP
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) Nokia
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (2.86%) arcserve
5 1 (2.86%) BT
5 1 (2.86%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Huawei
5 1 (2.86%) Juniper
5 1 (2.86%) NEC
5 1 (2.86%) NetCracker
5 1 (2.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (2.86%) Nortel
5 1 (2.86%) Siemens
5 1 (2.86%) ZTE
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