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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 23 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 2.40% - 5.17%
As % of the General category 7.50% - 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £367 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.63% +12.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £26.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +35.89%
Telecoms
North East

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 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 32.00% 24.07% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 0
Average daily rate £375 £358 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.74% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -2.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas File System
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) Sun
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) LiveLink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Management Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Veritas File System
1 2 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas
2 2 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) Open Text
3 1 (16.67%) RedDot