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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 48 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 61 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.62% 3.13% 2.54%
As % of the General category 13.35% 11.76% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £68.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £21.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-35.63% -38.73%
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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
457 272 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.15% 26.61% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 195 155
Average daily rate £373 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 5
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 - £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 - £21.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +4.54%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 19 (17.12%) Finance
2 18 (16.22%) ITIL
3 16 (14.41%) 3G
3 16 (14.41%) 2G
4 14 (12.61%) Service Management
4 14 (12.61%) Windows
4 14 (12.61%) Linux
4 14 (12.61%) HTML
4 14 (12.61%) Java
4 14 (12.61%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.61%) CSS
5 13 (11.71%) Adobe
5 13 (11.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 11 (9.91%) Apache
6 11 (9.91%) UNIX
6 11 (9.91%) Configuration Management
6 11 (9.91%) Project Management
6 11 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (9.01%) Migration
7 10 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (9.01%) Change Management
7 10 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (9.01%) UMTS
7 10 (9.01%) GSM
8 9 (8.11%) SLA
8 9 (8.11%) Python
8 9 (8.11%) J2EE
8 9 (8.11%) MySQL
8 9 (8.11%) Content Management
8 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 13 (11.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 11 (9.91%) Apache
3 6 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.41%) SAS
3 6 (5.41%) nginx
4 3 (2.70%) Lync
5 2 (1.80%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.80%) IIS
5 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.90%) CMS
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.41%) Route 53
2 6 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (5.41%) Amazon S3
2 6 (5.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (2.70%) GitHub
4 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.41%) 3G
1 16 (14.41%) 2G
2 10 (9.01%) GSM
2 10 (9.01%) UMTS
3 8 (7.21%) LTE
4 6 (5.41%) HSPA
4 6 (5.41%) 4G
4 6 (5.41%) GPRS
4 6 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (5.41%) Internet
5 5 (4.50%) VoIP
6 4 (3.60%) Firewall
6 4 (3.60%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (2.70%) MPLS
7 3 (2.70%) BGP
8 2 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.80%) RNC
8 2 (1.80%) SIGTRAN
8 2 (1.80%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.11%) MySQL
1 9 (8.11%) MongoDB
1 9 (8.11%) NoSQL
2 6 (5.41%) SimpleDB
2 6 (5.41%) Redis
2 6 (5.41%) Couchbase
2 6 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (5.41%) RDBMS
2 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.80%) Big Data
4 2 (1.80%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (0.90%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.90%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.50%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.70%) Maven
3 3 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.90%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.90%) LoadRunner
General
1 19 (17.12%) Finance
2 8 (7.21%) Publishing
3 7 (6.31%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.31%) Retail
4 6 (5.41%) Marketing
4 6 (5.41%) Banking
4 6 (5.41%) Electronics
5 4 (3.60%) Billing
6 3 (2.70%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.80%) Legal
8 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.90%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (22.52%) Analyst
2 21 (18.92%) Developer
3 7 (6.31%) Support Engineer
3 7 (6.31%) Test Manager
3 7 (6.31%) Test Analyst
3 7 (6.31%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (6.31%) Designer
4 6 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (5.41%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 6 (5.41%) Project Manager
4 6 (5.41%) Software Engineer
4 6 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (4.50%) Coordinator
5 5 (4.50%) Field Engineer
5 5 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (3.60%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (3.60%) Data Analyst
6 4 (3.60%) Web Developer
7 3 (2.70%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.61%) HTML
1 14 (12.61%) CSS
2 9 (8.11%) jQuery
2 9 (8.11%) J2EE
3 6 (5.41%) OSGi
3 6 (5.41%) CSS3
3 6 (5.41%) POSIX
3 6 (5.41%) Web Services
4 5 (4.50%) JSP
4 5 (4.50%) HTML5
5 4 (3.60%) XML
6 3 (2.70%) XSL
6 3 (2.70%) XHTML
7 2 (1.80%) .NET
7 2 (1.80%) Sass
8 1 (0.90%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (0.90%) Mustache
8 1 (0.90%) Spring
8 1 (0.90%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.90%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) IVR
2 6 (5.41%) DTV
2 6 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.50%) Statistics
4 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.80%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.80%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.80%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.90%) Kindle
6 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.90%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.61%) Linux
1 14 (12.61%) Windows
2 11 (9.91%) UNIX
3 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.90%) MVS
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.90%) Android
4 1 (0.90%) AIX
4 1 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.22%) ITIL
2 14 (12.61%) Service Management
3 11 (9.91%) Configuration Management
3 11 (9.91%) Project Management
4 10 (9.01%) Change Management
4 10 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (9.01%) Migration
4 10 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (8.11%) Content Management
5 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering
5 9 (8.11%) Network Architecture
6 8 (7.21%) Test Automation
6 8 (7.21%) Test Scripting
6 8 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (7.21%) TDD
7 6 (5.41%) Network Design
7 6 (5.41%) Kanban
7 6 (5.41%) Programme Management
7 6 (5.41%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.61%) Java
1 14 (12.61%) JavaScript
2 9 (8.11%) Python
2 9 (8.11%) Bash Shell
3 6 (5.41%) SQL
4 5 (4.50%) VBA
5 2 (1.80%) C
5 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (6.31%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.80%) HNC
3 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.90%) Degree
4 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.90%) CCNP
4 1 (0.90%) ISEB
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) SLA
2 2 (1.80%) QA
3 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.90%) NFS
3 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) Puppet
1 6 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (5.41%) HAProxy
1 6 (5.41%) Ansible
1 6 (5.41%) Salt
2 3 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.80%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.90%) DameWare
Vendors
1 13 (11.71%) Adobe
2 8 (7.21%) Oracle
3 7 (6.31%) Cisco
3 7 (6.31%) Amdocs
4 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.41%) SAP
4 6 (5.41%) hybris
5 5 (4.50%) Capita
5 5 (4.50%) Ericsson
6 4 (3.60%) KANA
7 2 (1.80%) Google
7 2 (1.80%) F5
7 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.80%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.80%) Remedy
7 2 (1.80%) BT
7 2 (1.80%) Citrix
7 2 (1.80%) Avaya
8 1 (0.90%) Nortel
8 1 (0.90%) NEC
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