The first 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 28 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 Lancashire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 31 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 18 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.97% 2.59% 2.88%
As % of the General category 31.58% 14.58% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 10
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-29.57% +12.69%
General Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
57 48 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.58% 17.78% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 54
Average daily rate £400 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £33.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% -56.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Telecoms
North West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Chorley - - - - 1
Rossendale - - - -
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 23 (67.65%) Finance
2 20 (58.82%) Security Cleared
3 11 (32.35%) Banking
4 7 (20.59%) Project Management
4 7 (20.59%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (17.65%) Mainframe
5 6 (17.65%) Oracle
5 6 (17.65%) MS Office
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.71%) CAD
6 5 (14.71%) AutoCAD
6 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
6 5 (14.71%) Migration
6 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
7 4 (11.76%) VocaLink
7 4 (11.76%) Validation
7 4 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (11.76%) Supplier Management
7 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
7 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.82%) ITIL
8 3 (8.82%) RUP
8 3 (8.82%) ERP
8 3 (8.82%) PMP
8 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification
8 3 (8.82%) Scrum
9 2 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (5.88%) Problem Management

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) Wireless
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.94%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 23 (67.65%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Local Government
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (14.71%) Analyst
1 5 (14.71%) CAD Technician
2 4 (11.76%) Architect
2 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Knowledge Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (5.88%) Designer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Designer
4 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
4 2 (5.88%) Defect Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Problem Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Network Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Commercial Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) AIX
2 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Project Management
2 5 (14.71%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (14.71%) CAD
2 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
3 4 (11.76%) Validation
3 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.76%) Supplier Management
3 4 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (8.82%) RUP
4 3 (8.82%) ERP
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL
4 3 (8.82%) Scrum
5 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.94%) Manual Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (2.94%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) PMP
3 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.94%) CCNP
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) VocaLink
3 2 (5.88%) HP
3 2 (5.88%) Intel
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Meru Networks
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco