The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 56 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 47 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.12% 3.40% 3.61%
As % of the General category 9.44% 12.64% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 21
Median daily rate £338 £265 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.35% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.87% +6.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £15.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+157.37% -29.06%
Telecoms
West Yorkshire

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

General Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
498 356 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.05% 26.87% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 229 216
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £20.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.58% +36.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.19 £25.00 £25.04
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -0.15%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 31 (41.33%) Finance
2 25 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (18.67%) SAP
4 14 (18.67%) Windows
5 13 (17.33%) PRINCE2
5 13 (17.33%) Programme Management
5 13 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (17.33%) Business Analysis
5 13 (17.33%) Marketing
5 13 (17.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
6 12 (16.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 12 (16.00%) Electronics
6 12 (16.00%) ITIL
7 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
7 11 (14.67%) Change Management
7 11 (14.67%) Project Management
8 10 (13.33%) Service Management
8 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (13.33%) VMware
8 10 (13.33%) Cisco
8 10 (13.33%) WAN
8 10 (13.33%) Oracle
8 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 10 (13.33%) MS Exchange
8 10 (13.33%) Analytics
9 9 (12.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 9 (12.00%) Data Warehouse

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 10 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.67%) MS Project
3 7 (9.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (8.00%) MS Office
4 6 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (16.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (2.67%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.33%) WAN
2 9 (12.00%) MPLS
3 8 (10.67%) BGP
3 8 (10.67%) IPv6
3 8 (10.67%) LAN
3 8 (10.67%) OSPF
3 8 (10.67%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.67%) VPN
4 5 (6.67%) IPv4
5 3 (4.00%) DNS
6 2 (2.67%) 3G
7 1 (1.33%) 2G
7 1 (1.33%) 4G
7 1 (1.33%) DHCP
7 1 (1.33%) GPON
7 1 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.33%) LTE
7 1 (1.33%) SAN
7 1 (1.33%) UMTS
7 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.67%) Big Data
2 2 (2.67%) MySQL
2 2 (2.67%) QlikView
3 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Selenium
2 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (41.33%) Finance
2 15 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 13 (17.33%) Marketing
4 12 (16.00%) Electronics
5 2 (2.67%) Billing
5 2 (2.67%) Retail
6 1 (1.33%) Games
6 1 (1.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (36.00%) Analyst
2 9 (12.00%) Consultant
3 7 (9.33%) Architect
3 7 (9.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 6 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.67%) Telecoms Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Telecoms Test Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.33%) IP Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) Middleware
2 2 (2.67%) Qt
2 2 (2.67%) Web Services
3 1 (1.33%) Doctrine
3 1 (1.33%) LAMP
3 1 (1.33%) RESTful
3 1 (1.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.33%) IVR
3 5 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.67%) NHS
4 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.67%) STB
5 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.67%) Windows 8
3 5 (6.67%) Windows Vista
3 5 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 4 (5.33%) Linux
5 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.33%) Solaris
7 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.33%) Business Analysis
2 13 (17.33%) PRINCE2
2 13 (17.33%) Programme Management
2 13 (17.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
3 12 (16.00%) ITIL
4 11 (14.67%) Change Management
4 11 (14.67%) Project Management
5 10 (13.33%) Analytics
5 10 (13.33%) Service Management
5 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (12.00%) ERP
6 9 (12.00%) Integration Testing
6 9 (12.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 9 (12.00%) Use Case
7 7 (9.33%) TOGAF
8 6 (8.00%) ITSM
8 6 (8.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) PHP
1 3 (4.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.67%) C
2 2 (2.67%) C#
2 2 (2.67%) C++
2 2 (2.67%) Java
2 2 (2.67%) Ruby
3 1 (1.33%) PHP 5
3 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Degree
1 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) ISEB
2 2 (2.67%) MCSA
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) CCIE
3 1 (1.33%) CISA
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.33%) CISM
3 1 (1.33%) CISSP
3 1 (1.33%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) HND
3 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.33%) PMP
3 1 (1.33%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.33%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) DameWare
2 1 (1.33%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.33%) Netcool
2 1 (1.33%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) SAP
2 10 (13.33%) Cisco
2 10 (13.33%) Oracle
2 10 (13.33%) VMware
3 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.00%) Citrix
5 2 (2.67%) BT
5 2 (2.67%) Progress
5 2 (2.67%) Virgin Media
6 1 (1.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (1.33%) Amdocs
6 1 (1.33%) BMC
6 1 (1.33%) HP
6 1 (1.33%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.33%) NEC
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.33%) Zend