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 7 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 22 11 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 17 36 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.43% 10.20% 3.48%
As % of the General category 13.82% 27.48% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Average daily rate
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£260 £220 £153
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +44.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.06% -21.81%
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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
123 131 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 39.30% 37.11% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 43 23
Average daily rate £415 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £211 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £485 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 36
Average hourly rate £25.66 £37.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% -0.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 7 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 (35.00%) SLA
2 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (30.00%) WFM
3 11 (27.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 10 (25.00%) LTE
4 10 (25.00%) 2G
4 10 (25.00%) 3G
5 9 (22.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (17.50%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.50%) Ericsson
8 6 (15.00%) Nortel
8 6 (15.00%) MS Office
8 6 (15.00%) MS Visio
8 6 (15.00%) GPRS
8 6 (15.00%) GSM
8 6 (15.00%) WCDMA
8 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (15.00%) Huawei
8 6 (15.00%) Network Design
8 6 (15.00%) Resource Management
8 6 (15.00%) 4G
8 6 (15.00%) HSPA
8 6 (15.00%) Performance Management
9 5 (12.50%) RNC
9 5 (12.50%) Legal
10 4 (10.00%) Fault Management
10 4 (10.00%) Internet

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (22.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (15.00%) MS Office
3 6 (15.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) LTE
1 10 (25.00%) 2G
1 10 (25.00%) 3G
2 8 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (15.00%) GPRS
3 6 (15.00%) GSM
3 6 (15.00%) WCDMA
3 6 (15.00%) 4G
3 6 (15.00%) HSPA
4 5 (12.50%) RNC
5 4 (10.00%) Internet
6 3 (7.50%) DNS
6 3 (7.50%) LAN
6 3 (7.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 6 (15.00%) Performance Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) RAN Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) RAN Performance Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Incident Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Software Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Radio Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior RAN Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Auditor
6 1 (2.50%) Support Technician
6 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) RF Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
1 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) WFM
2 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (17.50%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (15.00%) Network Design
3 6 (15.00%) Resource Management
3 6 (15.00%) Performance Management
4 4 (10.00%) Fault Management
5 3 (7.50%) Network Management
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (7.50%) ITIL
5 3 (7.50%) eTOM
5 3 (7.50%) Service Management
5 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.50%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.50%) MCSE
1 3 (7.50%) MCITP
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) Ericsson
3 6 (15.00%) Nortel
3 6 (15.00%) Huawei
4 3 (7.50%) Mapinfo
4 3 (7.50%) Citrix
4 3 (7.50%) Business Objects
4 3 (7.50%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (2.50%) Remedy
6 1 (2.50%) Nokia