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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 31 12 27
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 9 31 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.77% 9.25% 2.49%
As % of the General category 7.20% 25.00% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Average daily rate
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£260 £195 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +105.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £328
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-38.00% -16.66%
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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
125 124 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 38.46% 37.01% 47.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 36 21
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £174 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £542 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 28
Average hourly rate £25.08 £37.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.12% -0.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

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 27 May 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 14 (35.90%) SLA
2 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 11 (28.21%) WFM
3 11 (28.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 10 (25.64%) LTE
4 10 (25.64%) 2G
4 10 (25.64%) 3G
5 9 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (20.51%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.95%) Ericsson
8 6 (15.38%) Nortel
8 6 (15.38%) MS Office
8 6 (15.38%) MS Visio
8 6 (15.38%) GPRS
8 6 (15.38%) GSM
8 6 (15.38%) WCDMA
8 6 (15.38%) Huawei
8 6 (15.38%) Network Design
8 6 (15.38%) Resource Management
8 6 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 6 (15.38%) 4G
8 6 (15.38%) HSPA
8 6 (15.38%) Performance Management
9 5 (12.82%) Legal
9 5 (12.82%) RNC
10 4 (10.26%) Fault Management
10 4 (10.26%) Internet

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 9 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (15.38%) MS Office
3 6 (15.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) 3G
1 10 (25.64%) 2G
1 10 (25.64%) LTE
2 8 (20.51%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (15.38%) 4G
3 6 (15.38%) HSPA
3 6 (15.38%) WCDMA
3 6 (15.38%) GPRS
3 6 (15.38%) GSM
4 5 (12.82%) RNC
5 4 (10.26%) Internet
6 3 (7.69%) DNS
6 3 (7.69%) LAN
6 3 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (12.82%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Coordinator
2 6 (15.38%) Performance Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) RAN Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) RAN Performance Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Incident Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Software Tester
5 2 (5.13%) Tester
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) RF Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Support Technician
6 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Auditor
6 1 (2.56%) Radio Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior RAN Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) SCCM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
1 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
1 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) WFM
2 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (15.38%) Performance Management
3 6 (15.38%) Resource Management
3 6 (15.38%) Network Design
3 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 6 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (10.26%) Fault Management
5 3 (7.69%) eTOM
5 3 (7.69%) ITIL
5 3 (7.69%) Migration
5 3 (7.69%) Service Management
5 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.69%) Network Management
5 3 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) MCSE
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.69%) MCITP
2 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.90%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) Ericsson
3 6 (15.38%) Nortel
3 6 (15.38%) Huawei
4 3 (7.69%) VMware
4 3 (7.69%) Citrix
4 3 (7.69%) Business Objects
4 3 (7.69%) Mapinfo
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle
6 1 (2.56%) Remedy
6 1 (2.56%) Nokia
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