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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 10 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 37 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 10.03% 6.42% 8.36%
As % of the General category 23.42% 16.38% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£180 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.27% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +18.33%
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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
158 116 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 42.82% 39.19% 35.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 40
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £277 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 8
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

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 23 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 13 (27.08%) ITIL
2 12 (25.00%) SLA
3 11 (22.92%) Legal
4 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
4 10 (20.83%) MS Office
5 9 (18.75%) 3G
6 8 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (16.67%) LTE
6 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 8 (16.67%) 2G
7 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
7 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
7 7 (14.58%) Fault Management
7 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (12.50%) Degree
8 6 (12.50%) Problem Management
9 5 (10.42%) WFM
9 5 (10.42%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (10.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 5 (10.42%) Validation
10 4 (8.33%) Finance
10 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
10 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (8.33%) Internet
10 4 (8.33%) RNC
10 4 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (8.33%) QA
11 3 (6.25%) Mathematics

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Office
1 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.08%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) 3G
2 8 (16.67%) 2G
2 8 (16.67%) LTE
3 5 (10.42%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (8.33%) Internet
4 4 (8.33%) RNC
5 3 (6.25%) 4G
6 1 (2.08%) Wireless
6 1 (2.08%) Bluetooth
6 1 (2.08%) SAN
6 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (22.92%) Legal
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Automotive
3 2 (4.17%) Front Office
4 1 (2.08%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Incident Manager
2 5 (10.42%) Performance Manager
2 5 (10.42%) Coordinator
2 5 (10.42%) Quality Manager
3 2 (4.17%) Quality Engineer
3 2 (4.17%) Network Manager
3 2 (4.17%) QA Engineer
3 2 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
3 2 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (2.08%) IT Manager
4 1 (2.08%) Consultant
4 1 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (2.08%) Development Manager
4 1 (2.08%) Support Engineer
4 1 (2.08%) Service Analyst
4 1 (2.08%) Build Manager
4 1 (2.08%) Business Manager
4 1 (2.08%) Report Analyst
4 1 (2.08%) Business Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.08%) Social Media
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
1 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) ITIL
2 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 7 (14.58%) Fault Management
3 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 5 (10.42%) Validation
5 5 (10.42%) WFM
6 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.25%) Project Management
7 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.25%) Data Validation
8 2 (4.17%) Data Entry
8 2 (4.17%) Coaching
8 2 (4.17%) Quality Management
8 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.17%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.25%) HND
4 2 (4.17%) CIPD
4 2 (4.17%) HNC
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) SLA
2 4 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (4.17%) Ericsson
3 2 (4.17%) Nokia
4 1 (2.08%) Mapinfo
4 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.08%) Adobe
4 1 (2.08%) EMC
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) Facebook
4 1 (2.08%) Twitter
4 1 (2.08%) SAP