The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Coventry region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 7 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 39 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.96% 4.41% 3.52%
As % of the General category 31.20% 9.62% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 2
Average daily rate £220 £210 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £95 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £254 £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +124.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-38.59% -8.06%
General Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
125 104 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 38.34% 45.81% 41.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 19 45
Average daily rate £360 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 39 14
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +42.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £30.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Telecoms
West Midlands

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 18 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (32.00%) SLA
2 22 (29.33%) WFM
3 20 (26.67%) Legal
4 18 (24.00%) RNC
5 17 (22.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 16 (21.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 14 (18.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (18.67%) Service Delivery
8 13 (17.33%) MS Visio
8 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
9 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 12 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (14.67%) 2G
10 11 (14.67%) 3G
11 10 (13.33%) MS Office
12 9 (12.00%) Finance
13 8 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (10.67%) ITIL
14 7 (9.33%) QA
15 6 (8.00%) Data Validation
15 6 (8.00%) Validation
15 6 (8.00%) Internet
15 6 (8.00%) C
16 5 (6.67%) IPv4
16 5 (6.67%) IPv6
16 5 (6.67%) ADSL
16 5 (6.67%) Ethernet
16 5 (6.67%) VPN
16 5 (6.67%) DNS
16 5 (6.67%) Quality Management

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (1.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.33%) Alfresco
1 1 (1.33%) Drupal
1 1 (1.33%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (21.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (17.33%) MS Visio
2 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
3 10 (13.33%) MS Office
4 1 (1.33%) CorelDRAW
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.00%) RNC
2 11 (14.67%) 2G
2 11 (14.67%) 3G
3 6 (8.00%) Internet
4 5 (6.67%) IPv4
4 5 (6.67%) IPv6
4 5 (6.67%) ADSL
4 5 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 5 (6.67%) VPN
4 5 (6.67%) DNS
4 5 (6.67%) Firewall
4 5 (6.67%) IPsec
4 5 (6.67%) MPLS
4 5 (6.67%) CTI
5 4 (5.33%) LTE
6 2 (2.67%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (1.33%) 4G
General
1 20 (26.67%) Legal
2 9 (12.00%) Finance
3 5 (6.67%) Multimedia
4 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.67%) Retail
6 1 (1.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (9.33%) Quality Manager
1 7 (9.33%) Performance Manager
2 5 (6.67%) Operations Manager
2 5 (6.67%) Analyst
3 4 (5.33%) Auditor
4 3 (4.00%) Developer
4 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (4.00%) Network Consultant
4 3 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (4.00%) Consultant
4 3 (4.00%) Senior Network Consultant
4 3 (4.00%) Quality Analyst
4 3 (4.00%) Incident Manager
4 3 (4.00%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (2.67%) Report Analyst
5 2 (2.67%) Data Analyst
5 2 (2.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (2.67%) Network Manager
5 2 (2.67%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (2.67%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) HTML
1 1 (1.33%) .NET
1 1 (1.33%) CSS
1 1 (1.33%) HTML5
1 1 (1.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) IVR
2 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.33%) Windows
1 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) WFM
2 14 (18.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 14 (18.67%) Service Delivery
3 12 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (10.67%) ITIL
5 6 (8.00%) Data Validation
5 6 (8.00%) Validation
6 5 (6.67%) Quality Management
7 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.00%) ERP
7 3 (4.00%) ETL
7 3 (4.00%) Process Improvement
7 3 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.67%) TDD
8 2 (2.67%) Test-First Development
8 2 (2.67%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.00%) C
2 2 (2.67%) C#
3 1 (1.33%) Perl
3 1 (1.33%) PHP
3 1 (1.33%) SQL
3 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.33%) Degree
3 3 (4.00%) HND
4 1 (1.33%) HNC
4 1 (1.33%) ISEB
4 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (32.00%) SLA
2 7 (9.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 17 (22.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.67%) Ericsson
3 2 (2.67%) Nokia
4 1 (1.33%) CA
4 1 (1.33%) Adobe
4 1 (1.33%) Citrix
4 1 (1.33%) PlateSpin