The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Coventry region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 22 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 18 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.90% 5.37% 9.62%
As % of the General category 13.74% 11.82% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£230 £285 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.29% +62.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £35.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-35.21% +12.69%
General Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
131 110 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 35.69% 45.45% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 21 53
Average daily rate £363 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £227 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 8
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £25.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
Telecoms
West Midlands

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 18 (33.33%) Legal
2 15 (27.78%) SLA
3 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
4 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
4 11 (20.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (20.37%) WFM
5 10 (18.52%) MS Office
5 10 (18.52%) ITIL
5 10 (18.52%) Finance
5 10 (18.52%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 9 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (14.81%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 8 (14.81%) QA
7 8 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (14.81%) RNC
7 8 (14.81%) MS Visio
8 7 (12.96%) Internet
9 6 (11.11%) 3G
9 6 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (11.11%) 2G
9 6 (11.11%) Validation
9 6 (11.11%) Problem Management
9 6 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (11.11%) Data Validation
9 6 (11.11%) LTE
10 5 (9.26%) Quality Management
11 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.41%) Fault Management
12 3 (5.56%) Degree

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 1 (1.85%) Drupal
1 1 (1.85%) Alfresco
1 1 (1.85%) CMS
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
2 11 (20.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (18.52%) MS Office
4 8 (14.81%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.85%) CorelDRAW
5 1 (1.85%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) RNC
2 7 (12.96%) Internet
3 6 (11.11%) 3G
3 6 (11.11%) 2G
3 6 (11.11%) LTE
4 2 (3.70%) 4G
5 1 (1.85%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.85%) Wireless
General
1 18 (33.33%) Legal
2 10 (18.52%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (16.67%) Quality Manager
1 9 (16.67%) Performance Manager
2 6 (11.11%) Incident Manager
3 4 (7.41%) Analyst
3 4 (7.41%) Auditor
4 2 (3.70%) Coordinator
4 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (3.70%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (3.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (3.70%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (3.70%) QA Engineer
4 2 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (3.70%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (3.70%) NOC Manager
5 1 (1.85%) CAD Technician
5 1 (1.85%) Build Manager
5 1 (1.85%) Report Analyst
5 1 (1.85%) Data Analyst
5 1 (1.85%) Network Manager
5 1 (1.85%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) CSS3
1 1 (1.85%) HTML5
1 1 (1.85%) HTML
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.85%) Life Science
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) WFM
2 10 (18.52%) ITIL
2 10 (18.52%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 9 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (11.11%) Validation
5 6 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 6 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (11.11%) Data Validation
6 5 (9.26%) Quality Management
7 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.41%) Fault Management
8 3 (5.56%) Process Improvement
8 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.70%) QMS
9 2 (3.70%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.85%) Matrix Management
10 1 (1.85%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) C
2 1 (1.85%) PHP
2 1 (1.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) HND
3 2 (3.70%) CIPD
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) ISEB
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.85%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.78%) SLA
2 8 (14.81%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (1.85%) Ericsson
3 1 (1.85%) Nokia
3 1 (1.85%) Adobe
3 1 (1.85%) SAP
Coventry
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
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