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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 40 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 9 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.05% 5.24% 3.81%
As % of the General category 13.64% 27.91% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£388 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £11.65 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +18.33%
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
66 43 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.03% 18.78% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 13 53
Average daily rate £378 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £244 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £439 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Average hourly rate £82.00 £14.75 £34.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+455.93% -56.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -31.03%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
Preston -11 2 £530 - 1
Rossendale - - - -
Burnley - - - - 1
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 20 (60.61%) Finance
2 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) Banking
4 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) Oracle
4 7 (21.21%) Project Management
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 5 (15.15%) Data Migration
6 5 (15.15%) CAD
6 5 (15.15%) AutoCAD
6 5 (15.15%) Migration
6 5 (15.15%) MS Office
7 4 (12.12%) Mainframe
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
7 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
7 4 (12.12%) ERP
7 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.12%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (12.12%) Validation
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (12.12%) VocaLink
8 3 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 3 (9.09%) Java
9 2 (6.06%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (6.06%) RUP
9 2 (6.06%) HP
9 2 (6.06%) ITIL
9 2 (6.06%) PMP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) nginx
1 1 (3.03%) Jetty
1 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) AutoCAD
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.03%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) FWSM
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) Wireless
1 1 (3.03%) IPsec
1 1 (3.03%) DHCP
1 1 (3.03%) FTP
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 20 (60.61%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Local Government
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) CAD Technician
1 5 (15.15%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Knowledge Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (6.06%) Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Designer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Designer
4 2 (6.06%) Defect Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.03%) Trainee Tester
5 1 (3.03%) Trainee
5 1 (3.03%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Servlets
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Open Source
2 1 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) AIX
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (21.21%) Project Management
2 5 (15.15%) Data Migration
2 5 (15.15%) CAD
2 5 (15.15%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.12%) ERP
3 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.12%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (12.12%) Validation
4 3 (9.09%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.06%) RUP
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Scrum
5 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.03%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) PMP
3 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) VocaLink
4 2 (6.06%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) Meru Networks
5 1 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) Intel
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) IBM