The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 47 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.25% 4.65% 4.55%
As % of the General category 1.06% 21.28% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 4
Average daily rate £500 £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +20.00%
Telecoms
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

General Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
94 94 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.38% 21.86% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 56 20
Average daily rate £413 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £200 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 2
Average hourly rate £38.00 £29.69 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.01% -1.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
Preston -10 1 £500 +150.00% 1
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) BT
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) COBOL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) SAS
3 1 (11.11%) ADSL
3 1 (11.11%) PSTN
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (11.11%) CICS
3 1 (11.11%) Informatica
3 1 (11.11%) PowerCenter
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) JCL
3 1 (11.11%) DB2
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) SAP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (11.11%) CICS
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) ADSL
1 1 (11.11%) LLU
1 1 (11.11%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) PowerCenter
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Technical Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Programme Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) ISMS
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) COBOL
1 1 (11.11%) JCL
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 1 (11.11%) VB
1 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
1 1 (11.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) BT
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Informatica
3 1 (11.11%) SAP