The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank - 18 13
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham - 2.15% 5.56%
As % of the General category - 6.45% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £23.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-41.30% -35.21%
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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 Durham region.

General Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
40 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 30.30% 33.33% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 7
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £310 £55
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Average hourly rate - £14.06 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Durham region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Durham

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Durham region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

Telecoms
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Durham 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 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Durham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) VMware