The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 27 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 0.78% 1.92% 3.16%
As % of the General category 1.69% 5.71% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£375 £300 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -15.88%
Telecoms
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

General Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
59 35 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 45.74% 33.65% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 39
Average daily rate £313 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £125 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the County Antrim region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the County Antrim region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -7 1 £375 +25.00% 1
Telecoms
Northern Ireland

Telecoms
Top 20 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Tableau
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) PowerPivot
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Power View

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Power View
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) UML Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Testing Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Testing Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau