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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 54 84 62
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -22
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 32 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.82% 1.30% 2.33%
As % of the General category 9.52% 4.11% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 14
Median daily rate £345 £325 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £127 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £501 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Median hourly rate - £15.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -43.39%
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
336 511 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.63% 31.64% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 335 183
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £201 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £597 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 6
Median hourly rate £12.44 £15.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% -52.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £12.28 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £45.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.92 £27.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.01% +14.58%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.73%) Service Design
3 18 (24.32%) User Stories
4 15 (20.27%) ITIL
5 14 (18.92%) Billing
6 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
7 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (12.16%) Scrum
9 7 (9.46%) Cisco
9 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
9 7 (9.46%) User Experience
9 7 (9.46%) SDLC
9 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
9 7 (9.46%) Business Analysis
10 6 (8.11%) Matrix Management
10 6 (8.11%) Use Case
10 6 (8.11%) Data Protection
10 6 (8.11%) Matrix Organization
10 6 (8.11%) UML
10 6 (8.11%) OO
10 6 (8.11%) Windows
10 6 (8.11%) OOD
10 6 (8.11%) 3G
10 6 (8.11%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (8.11%) Firewall
11 5 (6.76%) 2G
11 5 (6.76%) Workflow
11 5 (6.76%) Finance
11 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
11 5 (6.76%) MS Visio

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 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.70%) MS Office
4 1 (1.35%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) 3G
1 6 (8.11%) Firewall
2 5 (6.76%) 2G
3 4 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (5.41%) Internet
3 4 (5.41%) LAN
3 4 (5.41%) LTE
3 4 (5.41%) WAN
4 3 (4.05%) Network Security
4 3 (4.05%) VoIP
5 2 (2.70%) 4G
5 2 (2.70%) Broadband
5 2 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.70%) DHCP
5 2 (2.70%) DNS
6 1 (1.35%) GSM
6 1 (1.35%) NX-OS
6 1 (1.35%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.35%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) MySQL
2 1 (1.35%) Big Data
2 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (18.92%) Billing
2 5 (6.76%) Finance
3 3 (4.05%) Law
3 3 (4.05%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Back Office
4 1 (1.35%) Electronics
4 1 (1.35%) Games
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (43.24%) Analyst
2 22 (29.73%) Business Analyst
2 22 (29.73%) Telecoms Analyst
3 20 (27.03%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 11 (14.86%) Designer
5 4 (5.41%) Network Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Telecoms Designer
5 4 (5.41%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Commercial Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Product Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Product Business Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Product Owner
7 2 (2.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (2.70%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (2.70%) Health and Safety Manager
7 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
7 2 (2.70%) IT Support
7 2 (2.70%) Service Management Officer
7 2 (2.70%) Support Officer
7 2 (2.70%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.46%) User Experience
3 4 (5.41%) IVR
4 3 (4.05%) NHS
5 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.35%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Psychology
6 1 (1.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Windows
2 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.70%) Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Unix
3 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) Android
4 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.35%) CentOS
4 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.73%) Service Design
3 18 (24.32%) User Stories
4 15 (20.27%) ITIL
5 9 (12.16%) Scrum
6 7 (9.46%) Business Analysis
6 7 (9.46%) SDLC
6 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
7 6 (8.11%) Data Protection
7 6 (8.11%) Matrix Management
7 6 (8.11%) Matrix Organization
7 6 (8.11%) OO
7 6 (8.11%) OOD
7 6 (8.11%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (8.11%) UML
7 6 (8.11%) Use Case
8 5 (6.76%) BPMN
8 5 (6.76%) Workflow
9 4 (5.41%) Kanban
9 4 (5.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.05%) PHP
2 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) CCNA
2 3 (4.05%) CCNP
3 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.35%) CCVP
4 1 (1.35%) Degree
4 1 (1.35%) ISEB
4 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.70%) QA
1 2 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.35%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (2.70%) SCCM
2 1 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.35%) SCOM
2 1 (1.35%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) Cisco
3 4 (5.41%) Arqiva
3 4 (5.41%) CheckPoint
3 4 (5.41%) VMware
4 2 (2.70%) F5
4 2 (2.70%) Nokia
5 1 (1.35%) Apple
5 1 (1.35%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.35%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.35%) Brocade
5 1 (1.35%) Ciena
5 1 (1.35%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.35%) HP
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.35%) Sage
5 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.35%) SAP
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