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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 43 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.34% 1.26% 3.17%
As % of the General category 12.96% 6.17% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 9
Median daily rate £270 £465 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.93% +55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £282 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £487 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.66 £12.35 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.51% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -43.39%
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
54 81 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.06% 20.45% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 47 52
Median daily rate £350 £470 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +34.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £635 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 5
Median hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £82.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -51.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.92 £27.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.01% +14.58%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +6 5 £270 -40.00%
Morecambe - 1 - - 1
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 7 (53.85%) .NET
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
4 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
4 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Military
4 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (15.38%) Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) WCF
5 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) RESTful
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (15.38%) Process Management
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Electronics
5 2 (15.38%) Workflow

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Military
4 2 (15.38%) Electronics
4 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow Developer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Installation Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) Ajax
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (15.38%) RESTful
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) WCF
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) WinForms
2 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) OOD
2 2 (15.38%) Process Management
2 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Workflow
2 2 (15.38%) Workflow Development
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Nintex
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
3 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
3 1 (7.69%) Sophos
3 1 (7.69%) Veeam