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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 6 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 34 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.37% 9.80% 8.65%
As % of the General category 24.64% 22.73% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Average daily rate
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£208 £235 £241
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.70% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £211 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £355 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.75% -11.11%
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
138 132 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 46.15% 43.14% 45.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 59 16
Average daily rate £400 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 24
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.65 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% -21.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £29.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 (29.17%) SLA
2 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (25.00%) WFM
3 11 (22.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 11 (22.92%) 3G
4 10 (20.83%) 2G
4 10 (20.83%) LTE
5 8 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (14.58%) Legal
6 7 (14.58%) Ericsson
7 6 (12.50%) MS Office
7 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (12.50%) Performance Management
8 5 (10.42%) HSPA
8 5 (10.42%) VCP4
8 5 (10.42%) 4G
8 5 (10.42%) Network Design
8 5 (10.42%) Resource Management
8 5 (10.42%) RNC
8 5 (10.42%) Huawei
8 5 (10.42%) MS Visio
8 5 (10.42%) WCDMA
8 5 (10.42%) ITIL
8 5 (10.42%) GPRS
8 5 (10.42%) GSM
8 5 (10.42%) Nortel
8 5 (10.42%) Internet

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (12.50%) MS Office
4 5 (10.42%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) 3G
2 10 (20.83%) 2G
2 10 (20.83%) LTE
3 8 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (10.42%) Internet
4 5 (10.42%) 4G
4 5 (10.42%) RNC
4 5 (10.42%) HSPA
4 5 (10.42%) GPRS
4 5 (10.42%) GSM
4 5 (10.42%) WCDMA
5 2 (4.17%) WAN
5 2 (4.17%) LAN
5 2 (4.17%) DNS
6 1 (2.08%) SAN
6 1 (2.08%) 2.5G
6 1 (2.08%) SDH
6 1 (2.08%) Bluetooth
6 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (14.58%) Legal
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (2.08%) Front Office
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Coordinator
2 5 (10.42%) Performance Engineer
3 3 (6.25%) Incident Manager
3 3 (6.25%) Auditor
3 3 (6.25%) RAN Engineer
3 3 (6.25%) RAN Performance Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Performance Manager
4 2 (4.17%) Quality Manager
4 2 (4.17%) Analyst
4 2 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (2.08%) Support Technician
5 1 (2.08%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.08%) IT Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Architect
5 1 (2.08%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Tester
5 1 (2.08%) Report Analyst
5 1 (2.08%) Software Tester
5 1 (2.08%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.08%) PMI
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
1 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
1 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) WFM
2 8 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (10.42%) Network Design
4 5 (10.42%) Resource Management
4 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL
4 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.33%) Validation
5 4 (8.33%) Fault Management
6 3 (6.25%) Data Validation
6 3 (6.25%) Network Management
6 3 (6.25%) eTOM
6 3 (6.25%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (6.25%) Service Management
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.17%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) VCP4
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) MCSE
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) HNC
3 1 (2.08%) HND
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 7 (14.58%) Ericsson
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.42%) Nortel
4 5 (10.42%) Huawei
5 4 (8.33%) Mapinfo
6 3 (6.25%) Citrix
6 3 (6.25%) Business Objects
7 2 (4.17%) Nokia
7 2 (4.17%) VMware
8 1 (2.08%) Remedy
8 1 (2.08%) Cramer
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle
8 1 (2.08%) EMC
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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