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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 14 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 33 16 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 8.68% 5.67% 9.44%
As % of the General category 21.71% 13.45% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
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£198 £285 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.70% +62.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £108.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-40.84% +14.51%
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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
152 119 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 40.00% 42.20% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 19 56
Average daily rate £325 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £226 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 2
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 22 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (28.57%) Legal
2 19 (27.14%) SLA
3 16 (22.86%) ITIL
3 16 (22.86%) MS Excel
4 14 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (18.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (18.57%) MS Office
5 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
5 13 (18.57%) Service Delivery
6 12 (17.14%) WFM
7 10 (14.29%) RNC
7 10 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 10 (14.29%) 2G
7 10 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (14.29%) 3G
7 10 (14.29%) MS Visio
8 9 (12.86%) Internet
8 9 (12.86%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (12.86%) Validation
8 9 (12.86%) Finance
8 9 (12.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (12.86%) Problem Management
8 9 (12.86%) LTE
9 8 (11.43%) Data Validation
9 8 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
10 7 (10.00%) QA
10 7 (10.00%) Fault Management
11 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (7.14%) Quality Management

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (1.43%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.43%) Drupal
1 1 (1.43%) Alfresco
Applications
1 16 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 14 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (18.57%) MS Office
4 10 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.43%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) RNC
1 10 (14.29%) 2G
1 10 (14.29%) 3G
2 9 (12.86%) Internet
2 9 (12.86%) LTE
3 4 (5.71%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (4.29%) 4G
5 1 (1.43%) Intranet
5 1 (1.43%) Wireless
General
1 20 (28.57%) Legal
2 9 (12.86%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Front Office
4 1 (1.43%) Automotive
4 1 (1.43%) Law
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (15.71%) Incident Manager
2 9 (12.86%) Quality Manager
2 9 (12.86%) Performance Manager
3 7 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 4 (5.71%) Auditor
4 4 (5.71%) Analyst
5 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.29%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (2.86%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (2.86%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (2.86%) NOC Manager
6 2 (2.86%) Network Manager
6 2 (2.86%) QA Engineer
6 2 (2.86%) Quality Engineer
6 2 (2.86%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.43%) Business Analyst
7 1 (1.43%) Architect
7 1 (1.43%) Service Analyst
7 1 (1.43%) Administrator
7 1 (1.43%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Windows
1 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) ITIL
2 13 (18.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (18.57%) Service Delivery
3 12 (17.14%) WFM
4 10 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (12.86%) Validation
5 9 (12.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (12.86%) Problem Management
6 8 (11.43%) Data Validation
6 8 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (10.00%) Fault Management
8 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.14%) Quality Management
10 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2
11 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (4.29%) Process Improvement
12 2 (2.86%) Project Management
12 2 (2.86%) Business Analysis
12 2 (2.86%) QMS
12 2 (2.86%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.29%) C
2 1 (1.43%) PHP
2 1 (1.43%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (7.14%) Degree
3 3 (4.29%) HND
4 2 (2.86%) CIPD
5 1 (1.43%) HNC
5 1 (1.43%) ISEB
5 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (27.14%) SLA
2 7 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (4.29%) Ericsson
4 2 (2.86%) Nokia
5 1 (1.43%) SAP
5 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.43%) Adobe
5 1 (1.43%) Facebook
5 1 (1.43%) Twitter