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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 27 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 12 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.33% 9.36% 10.75%
As % of the General category 11.65% 20.33% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Average daily rate £250 £199 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.78% -43.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £208 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +26.92%
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
103 123 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 28.61% 46.07% 50.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 70 64
Average daily rate £375 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £257 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £525 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

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 13 February 2016, 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 7 (28.00%) Finance
1 7 (28.00%) Huawei
1 7 (28.00%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (24.00%) Fault Management
2 6 (24.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 6 (24.00%) Fault Analysis
2 6 (24.00%) Logistics
2 6 (24.00%) Cramer
2 6 (24.00%) Nortel
2 6 (24.00%) Citrix
2 6 (24.00%) Ericsson
2 6 (24.00%) 3G
3 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (20.00%) 4G
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (16.00%) HDFS
4 4 (16.00%) Impala
4 4 (16.00%) Apache Hive
4 4 (16.00%) Logical Data Model
4 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (16.00%) Big Data
4 4 (16.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 4 (16.00%) Data Analytics
4 4 (16.00%) Analytics
4 4 (16.00%) Back Office
4 4 (16.00%) Workflow
4 4 (16.00%) Retail

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (12.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (16.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (24.00%) 3G
3 5 (20.00%) 4G
4 3 (12.00%) 2G
4 3 (12.00%) LTE
4 3 (12.00%) Wireless
5 2 (8.00%) LAN
5 2 (8.00%) WAN
6 1 (4.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Apache Hive
1 4 (16.00%) Big Data
1 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (16.00%) Impala
1 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (16.00%) Back Office
3 4 (16.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Automotive
4 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) RAN Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Telecoms Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Quality Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Procurement Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Back Office Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Manager
5 2 (8.00%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Commercial Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Vendor Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Wireless Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Fault Analysis
1 6 (24.00%) Fault Management
1 6 (24.00%) Logistics
2 4 (16.00%) Analytics
2 4 (16.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (16.00%) Data Analytics
2 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (16.00%) Logical Data Model
2 4 (16.00%) Workflow
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (12.00%) WFM
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C#
1 4 (16.00%) Java
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Scala
3 2 (8.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) HNC
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Huawei
2 6 (24.00%) Citrix
2 6 (24.00%) Cramer
2 6 (24.00%) Ericsson
2 6 (24.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 6 (24.00%) Nortel
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (8.00%) BT
4 2 (8.00%) Nokia
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Siemens
5 1 (4.00%) JDA
5 1 (4.00%) NetCracker
5 1 (4.00%) ZTE