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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 57 43 21
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -22
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 29 35 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.36% 3.61% 7.22%
As % of the General category 10.00% 12.92% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 33
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £193 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +57.14%
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
290 271 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.58% 27.97% 35.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 172 183
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £466 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.17% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £17.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £21.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (20.31%) Business Analysis
4 12 (18.75%) Degree
4 12 (18.75%) Project Management
4 12 (18.75%) Finance
5 11 (17.19%) Windows
6 10 (15.63%) Change Management
7 9 (14.06%) Scrum
7 9 (14.06%) ITIL
8 8 (12.50%) Oracle
8 8 (12.50%) Web Services
8 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (10.94%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (10.94%) DevOps
9 7 (10.94%) Puppet
9 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
9 7 (10.94%) C++
9 7 (10.94%) Linux
9 7 (10.94%) Python
9 7 (10.94%) DNS
9 7 (10.94%) ISEB
10 6 (9.38%) SLA
10 6 (9.38%) Ericsson
10 6 (9.38%) DHCP
10 6 (9.38%) Client/Server
10 6 (9.38%) PHP
10 6 (9.38%) SQL

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (9.38%) Node.js
2 5 (7.81%) nginx
2 5 (7.81%) Apache
3 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.13%) SAS
4 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.13%) Confluence
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.56%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Office
2 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.94%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (9.38%) Route 53
3 6 (9.38%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) DNS
2 6 (9.38%) DHCP
3 5 (7.81%) RNC
3 5 (7.81%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (7.81%) Ethernet
3 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.81%) UMTS
3 5 (7.81%) ATM
3 5 (7.81%) GSM
3 5 (7.81%) SDH
4 4 (6.25%) SSL
4 4 (6.25%) 3G
4 4 (6.25%) 2G
4 4 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (4.69%) LTE
6 2 (3.13%) Internet
6 2 (3.13%) MVNO
6 2 (3.13%) 4G
6 2 (3.13%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) Redis
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.81%) MySQL
3 3 (4.69%) SimpleDB
3 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.69%) Couchbase
3 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.56%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.56%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) Maven
2 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.56%) MSI
2 1 (1.56%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.56%) AdminStudio
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Advertising
3 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.13%) Electronics
4 2 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Analyst
2 14 (21.88%) Business Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Telecoms Business Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Field Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Senior Business Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Change Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Support Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (3.13%) XML
2 2 (3.13%) POSIX
3 1 (1.56%) Spring
3 1 (1.56%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.56%) JSR 170
3 1 (1.56%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.56%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.56%) REST
3 1 (1.56%) EDI
3 1 (1.56%) HTML
3 1 (1.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.25%) User Experience
4 2 (3.13%) DTV
5 1 (1.56%) Physics
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Windows
2 7 (10.94%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.69%) UNIX
4 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.31%) Business Analysis
3 12 (18.75%) Project Management
4 10 (15.63%) Change Management
5 9 (14.06%) Scrum
5 9 (14.06%) ITIL
6 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (10.94%) DevOps
7 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.81%) WFM
8 5 (7.81%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.81%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.81%) Kanban
8 5 (7.81%) Line Management
8 5 (7.81%) Service Management
9 4 (6.25%) TDD
9 4 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.25%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) C++
1 7 (10.94%) Python
2 6 (9.38%) PHP
2 6 (9.38%) SQL
2 6 (9.38%) Bash Shell
2 6 (9.38%) Ruby
3 5 (7.81%) Java
4 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.13%) Perl
5 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.56%) SAS Macro
6 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.56%) C
6 1 (1.56%) C#
6 1 (1.56%) VBScript
6 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Degree
2 7 (10.94%) ISEB
3 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.56%) MCITP
4 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) PMP
4 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) Puppet
2 6 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.81%) HAProxy
4 4 (6.25%) Salt
5 1 (1.56%) SCCM
5 1 (1.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) Ericsson
3 5 (7.81%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (3.13%) SAP
4 2 (3.13%) Cisco
4 2 (3.13%) IBM
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.13%) Adobe
4 2 (3.13%) Percona
4 2 (3.13%) hybris
5 1 (1.56%) Huawei
5 1 (1.56%) Splunk
5 1 (1.56%) Venda
5 1 (1.56%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) NetApp
5 1 (1.56%) Citrix