The 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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 20 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 13 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.04% 12.10% 9.22%
As % of the General category 11.82% 25.76% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Average daily rate
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£264 £450 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.38% +65.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £275 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £495 £281
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £367 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.63% +12.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £26.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +35.89%
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 Coventry region.

General Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
110 132 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 42.64% 46.98% 49.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 55 22
Average daily rate £350 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £518 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 23
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £12.90 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £37.80 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 January 2015, 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 11 (23.91%) SLA
2 10 (21.74%) ITIL
3 9 (19.57%) 3G
3 9 (19.57%) WFM
4 8 (17.39%) 2G
4 8 (17.39%) Legal
5 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
5 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
5 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
5 7 (15.22%) Validation
5 7 (15.22%) LTE
5 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (13.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 6 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (13.04%) Fault Management
6 6 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (13.04%) MS Office
6 6 (13.04%) Internet
7 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.87%) Degree
7 5 (10.87%) RNC
7 5 (10.87%) Data Validation
7 5 (10.87%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
8 4 (8.70%) Ericsson
8 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
9 3 (6.52%) Nokia
9 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (13.04%) MS Office
3 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) 3G
2 8 (17.39%) 2G
3 7 (15.22%) LTE
4 6 (13.04%) Internet
5 5 (10.87%) RNC
5 5 (10.87%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (4.35%) 4G
7 1 (2.17%) Bluetooth
7 1 (2.17%) LAN
7 1 (2.17%) SDH
7 1 (2.17%) WAN
7 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.17%) DNS
7 1 (2.17%) SAN
7 1 (2.17%) Intranet
7 1 (2.17%) 2.5G
7 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (17.39%) Legal
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Automotive
3 2 (4.35%) Front Office
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Incident Manager
2 7 (15.22%) Coordinator
3 3 (6.52%) Performance Manager
3 3 (6.52%) Auditor
3 3 (6.52%) Quality Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (2.17%) IT Manager
5 1 (2.17%) Consultant
5 1 (2.17%) Development Manager
5 1 (2.17%) Support Technician
5 1 (2.17%) Architect
5 1 (2.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.17%) Service Analyst
5 1 (2.17%) Report Analyst
5 1 (2.17%) Transmission Planner
5 1 (2.17%) Databuild Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (2.17%) Business Development Manager
5 1 (2.17%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.17%) PMI
3 1 (2.17%) Social Media
3 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) WFM
3 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
3 7 (15.22%) Validation
3 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (13.04%) Fault Management
5 5 (10.87%) Data Validation
6 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.52%) Project Management
8 2 (4.35%) Network Planning
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.35%) Data Entry
8 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.17%) UML
9 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.17%) CRM
9 1 (2.17%) ERP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.35%) HND
4 1 (2.17%) HNC
4 1 (2.17%) MCSE
4 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) Ericsson
4 3 (6.52%) Nokia
5 2 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (2.17%) Mapinfo
6 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.17%) Adobe
6 1 (2.17%) EMC
6 1 (2.17%) Cramer
6 1 (2.17%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) Facebook
6 1 (2.17%) Twitter