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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 31 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 9 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.59% 8.35% 5.38%
As % of the General category 7.03% 20.89% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Average daily rate
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£175 £180 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -36.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £108.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £21.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-35.63% -38.73%
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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
128 158 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 36.78% 40.00% 40.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 40 19
Average daily rate £450 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £180 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £507 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 32 18
Average hourly rate £33.08 £35.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.48% -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +4.54%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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 3 (18.75%) ERP
1 3 (18.75%) SAP
1 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
1 3 (18.75%) Change Management
1 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
1 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) MCITP
2 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) Logistics
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) Nortel
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) GPRS
3 1 (6.25%) GSM

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) 3G
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) 2G
2 1 (6.25%) HSPA
2 1 (6.25%) LTE
2 1 (6.25%) 4G
2 1 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (6.25%) GPRS
2 1 (6.25%) GSM
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) WCDMA
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
General
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Administrator
1 3 (18.75%) Procurement Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.25%) RAN Performance Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) EqualLogic
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
1 3 (18.75%) Change Management
1 3 (18.75%) ERP
1 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
1 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
1 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Logistics
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) WFM
3 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) MCITP
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Huawei
3 1 (6.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) Nortel
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec
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