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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 19 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 17 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 6.07% 10.25% 7.66%
As % of the General category 14.53% 26.36% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
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£163 £450 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.88% +104.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £335 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £505 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% +57.14%
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
117 110 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 41.79% 38.87% 49.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 47 33
Average daily rate £350 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £310 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 33
Average hourly rate £29.35 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.36% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 14 (26.42%) SLA
2 12 (22.64%) ITIL
2 12 (22.64%) 3G
3 11 (20.75%) 2G
4 10 (18.87%) LTE
4 10 (18.87%) Legal
5 9 (16.98%) MS Office
5 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
5 9 (16.98%) WFM
5 9 (16.98%) Fault Management
6 8 (15.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (15.09%) Management Information System
6 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
7 7 (13.21%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (13.21%) Problem Management
7 7 (13.21%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (11.32%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (11.32%) Validation
8 6 (11.32%) Degree
8 6 (11.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
9 5 (9.43%) Internet
9 5 (9.43%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (9.43%) RNC
10 4 (7.55%) Data Validation
10 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
10 4 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
10 4 (7.55%) Finance
11 3 (5.66%) Automotive

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 9 (16.98%) MS Office
1 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) 3G
2 11 (20.75%) 2G
3 10 (18.87%) LTE
4 5 (9.43%) Internet
4 5 (9.43%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (9.43%) RNC
5 3 (5.66%) 4G
6 1 (1.89%) Wireless
6 1 (1.89%) 2.5G
6 1 (1.89%) Intranet
6 1 (1.89%) SAN
6 1 (1.89%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.89%) SDH
6 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (18.87%) Legal
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Automotive
3 3 (5.66%) Front Office
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Incident Manager
2 7 (13.21%) Coordinator
3 4 (7.55%) Performance Manager
3 4 (7.55%) Quality Manager
4 2 (3.77%) Auditor
4 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
4 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
4 2 (3.77%) Analyst
4 2 (3.77%) Network Manager
5 1 (1.89%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (1.89%) Build Manager
5 1 (1.89%) Business Manager
5 1 (1.89%) IT Manager
5 1 (1.89%) Consultant
5 1 (1.89%) Development Manager
5 1 (1.89%) Support Technician
5 1 (1.89%) Service Analyst
5 1 (1.89%) Architect
5 1 (1.89%) Transmission Planner
5 1 (1.89%) Databuild Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.89%) PMI
3 1 (1.89%) Social Media
3 1 (1.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
1 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) ITIL
2 9 (16.98%) WFM
2 9 (16.98%) Fault Management
3 8 (15.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
4 7 (13.21%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (13.21%) Problem Management
5 6 (11.32%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (11.32%) Validation
6 4 (7.55%) Data Validation
6 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.66%) Project Management
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.77%) Network Planning
8 2 (3.77%) Coaching
8 2 (3.77%) Data Entry
8 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.89%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.66%) HND
4 2 (3.77%) CIPD
5 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.89%) HNC
5 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.42%) SLA
2 3 (5.66%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Ericsson
2 3 (5.66%) Nokia
3 1 (1.89%) Mapinfo
3 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe
3 1 (1.89%) EMC
3 1 (1.89%) Citrix
3 1 (1.89%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) Facebook
3 1 (1.89%) Twitter
3 1 (1.89%) Cramer
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