The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Durham region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 19 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 2.47% 1.69% 6.98%
As % of the General category 7.14% 10.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £6.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £35.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-32.39% +10.93%
General Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
28 10 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 34.57% 16.95% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 18
Average daily rate £350 £240 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -42.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £55 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £335 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 10
Average hourly rate £13.11 £11.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.18% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.25 £6.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £13.25 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Telecoms
North East

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
Contract Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Durham region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Darlington -12 2 - -
Telecoms
North East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DTV
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Symfony
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (66.67%) PHP5
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) MooTools
1 2 (66.67%) YAML
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) PHPUnit

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) PHPUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) Symfony
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) MooTools
1 2 (66.67%) YAML
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) PHP5
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP