The first 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 30 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 Leeds 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 52 44 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 25 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.36% 3.21% 2.45%
As % of the General category 8.71% 11.29% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £152 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £8.91 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £35.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-35.21% +12.69%
General Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
287 248 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.05% 28.47% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 136 206
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 7
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
Telecoms
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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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014, 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 12 (17.65%) Change Management
1 12 (17.65%) Java
1 12 (17.65%) ITIL
2 11 (16.18%) PL/SQL
2 11 (16.18%) SQL
2 11 (16.18%) Oracle
2 11 (16.18%) Service Management
3 10 (14.71%) Project Management
3 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.71%) HTML
3 10 (14.71%) Linux
4 9 (13.24%) Scrum
4 9 (13.24%) Maven
4 9 (13.24%) Git (software)
5 8 (11.76%) XML
6 7 (10.29%) WebLogic
6 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
6 7 (10.29%) REST
6 7 (10.29%) Business Analysis
7 6 (8.82%) Degree
7 6 (8.82%) JIRA
7 6 (8.82%) HTML5
7 6 (8.82%) CSS
7 6 (8.82%) Data Modelling
7 6 (8.82%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.35%) Adobe
8 5 (7.35%) JMS
8 5 (7.35%) Advertising
8 5 (7.35%) Migration
8 5 (7.35%) Problem Management

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 7 (10.29%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.88%) Confluence
3 2 (2.94%) nginx
3 2 (2.94%) Apache
3 2 (2.94%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS Project
3 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Internet
2 2 (2.94%) LTE
2 2 (2.94%) 3G
2 2 (2.94%) 2G
2 2 (2.94%) SSL
3 1 (1.47%) LDAP
3 1 (1.47%) SAN
3 1 (1.47%) VoIP
3 1 (1.47%) DHCP
3 1 (1.47%) VPN
3 1 (1.47%) DNS
3 1 (1.47%) SSH
3 1 (1.47%) Wireless
3 1 (1.47%) VLAN
3 1 (1.47%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.88%) QlikView
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.41%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Maven
1 9 (13.24%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.82%) JIRA
3 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (7.35%) Advertising
2 4 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Marketing
3 2 (2.94%) Billing
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Developer
2 17 (25.00%) Analyst
3 8 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) Change Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) UI Developer
4 7 (10.29%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (4.41%) Tester
7 3 (4.41%) Coordinator
8 2 (2.94%) UI Programmer
8 2 (2.94%) Architect
8 2 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (2.94%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (2.94%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) HTML
2 8 (11.76%) XML
3 7 (10.29%) REST
4 6 (8.82%) HTML5
4 6 (8.82%) CSS
5 5 (7.35%) JMS
5 5 (7.35%) Spring
6 4 (5.88%) Apache Camel
6 4 (5.88%) Hibernate
6 4 (5.88%) SOAP
7 3 (4.41%) .NET
7 3 (4.41%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (2.94%) CSS3
8 2 (2.94%) JSON
8 2 (2.94%) jQuery
8 2 (2.94%) Ajax
8 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.47%) J2EE
9 1 (1.47%) MFC
9 1 (1.47%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Physics
1 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.47%) DTV
4 1 (1.47%) IVR
4 1 (1.47%) Handset
4 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.47%) Animation
4 1 (1.47%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) UNIX
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.47%) Android
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) CentOS
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Change Management
1 12 (17.65%) ITIL
2 11 (16.18%) Service Management
3 10 (14.71%) Project Management
4 9 (13.24%) Scrum
5 7 (10.29%) Business Analysis
6 6 (8.82%) Data Modelling
6 6 (8.82%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.35%) Migration
7 5 (7.35%) Problem Management
7 5 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.41%) Data Migration
10 2 (2.94%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (2.94%) Web Development
10 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) Java
2 11 (16.18%) PL/SQL
2 11 (16.18%) SQL
3 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.88%) Python
4 4 (5.88%) Perl
5 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.94%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 2 (2.94%) C
5 2 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (1.47%) VC++
6 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) Degree
3 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) ISEB
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) WCAG
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) WSUS
2 1 (1.47%) Puppet
2 1 (1.47%) Cacti
2 1 (1.47%) Hyperic
2 1 (1.47%) Salt
2 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Oracle
2 5 (7.35%) Adobe
3 3 (4.41%) Cisco
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.94%) Google
4 2 (2.94%) Remedy
5 1 (1.47%) SAP
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix
5 1 (1.47%) Mitel
5 1 (1.47%) hybris
5 1 (1.47%) Splunk
5 1 (1.47%) Verint