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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 86 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
-35 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 27 54 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.86% 3.33% 2.59%
As % of the General category 6.67% 12.03% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 13
Median daily rate £300 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £250 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £475 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.11 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.43 £16.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.35% -35.00%
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
405 449 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.91% 27.68% 28.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 322 219
Median daily rate £400 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 28 (35.44%) Finance
2 22 (27.85%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (17.72%) ITIL
6 13 (16.46%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (15.19%) PRINCE2
7 12 (15.19%) Cisco
7 12 (15.19%) Project Management
7 12 (15.19%) IVR
8 11 (13.92%) WAN
8 11 (13.92%) SAP
9 10 (12.66%) Windows
9 10 (12.66%) Oracle
9 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (12.66%) Business Analysis
9 10 (12.66%) Analytics
10 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 9 (11.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 9 (11.39%) Marketing
10 9 (11.39%) Use Case
10 9 (11.39%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (11.39%) Integration Testing
10 9 (11.39%) Test Scripting
10 9 (11.39%) Manufacturing
10 9 (11.39%) Electronics
10 9 (11.39%) Programme Management
10 9 (11.39%) Service Management
10 9 (11.39%) Change Management
10 9 (11.39%) MS Excel

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 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.27%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.13%) MS Project
3 7 (8.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (7.59%) MS Office
4 6 (7.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (11.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (2.53%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) WAN
2 8 (10.13%) LAN
2 8 (10.13%) VPN
3 7 (8.86%) BGP
3 7 (8.86%) IPv6
3 7 (8.86%) MPLS
3 7 (8.86%) OSPF
4 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.06%) IPv4
6 3 (3.80%) DNS
6 3 (3.80%) Firewall
6 3 (3.80%) VoIP
7 2 (2.53%) 3G
7 2 (2.53%) Broadband
7 2 (2.53%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.53%) Intranet
7 2 (2.53%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.27%) GPRS
8 1 (1.27%) GSM
8 1 (1.27%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.33%) MySQL
3 2 (2.53%) Big Data
3 2 (2.53%) QlikView
4 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Selenium
2 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (35.44%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Electronics
2 9 (11.39%) Manufacturing
2 9 (11.39%) Marketing
3 5 (6.33%) Billing
4 2 (2.53%) Publishing
5 1 (1.27%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (31.65%) Analyst
2 9 (11.39%) Telecoms Analyst
3 8 (10.13%) Consultant
3 8 (10.13%) Telecoms Test Analyst
3 8 (10.13%) Test Analyst
4 7 (8.86%) Architect
5 6 (7.59%) Oracle Consultant
5 6 (7.59%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Designer
6 5 (6.33%) Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 3 (3.80%) Functional Consultant
8 3 (3.80%) PHP Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) Middleware
2 2 (2.53%) Qt
2 2 (2.53%) Web Services
3 1 (1.27%) Doctrine
3 1 (1.27%) LAMP
3 1 (1.27%) RESTful
3 1 (1.27%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.19%) IVR
3 5 (6.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.33%) NHS
4 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.80%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.53%) STB
6 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.66%) Windows
2 5 (6.33%) Linux
3 4 (5.06%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.27%) Unix
6 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.72%) ITIL
4 13 (16.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (15.19%) PRINCE2
5 12 (15.19%) Project Management
6 10 (12.66%) Analytics
6 10 (12.66%) Business Analysis
6 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (11.39%) Change Management
7 9 (11.39%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (11.39%) ERP
7 9 (11.39%) Integration Testing
7 9 (11.39%) Programme Management
7 9 (11.39%) Service Management
7 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 9 (11.39%) Test Scripting
7 9 (11.39%) Use Case
8 8 (10.13%) Supplier Management
9 7 (8.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.59%) PHP
2 3 (3.80%) SQL
3 2 (2.53%) C#
3 2 (2.53%) C++
3 2 (2.53%) Java
3 2 (2.53%) Ruby
4 1 (1.27%) PHP 5
4 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.59%) Degree
3 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.53%) CCNA
4 2 (2.53%) CCNP
4 2 (2.53%) ISEB
4 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) CCIE
5 1 (1.27%) CCVP
5 1 (1.27%) CISA
5 1 (1.27%) CISM
5 1 (1.27%) CISSP
5 1 (1.27%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.27%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) SLA
2 4 (5.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.80%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.27%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.27%) DameWare
2 1 (1.27%) Netcool
2 1 (1.27%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.27%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) SCOM
2 1 (1.27%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (15.19%) Cisco
2 11 (13.92%) SAP
3 10 (12.66%) Oracle
4 5 (6.33%) VMware
5 4 (5.06%) HP
5 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.53%) Citrix
6 2 (2.53%) Progress
7 1 (1.27%) Amdocs
7 1 (1.27%) BMC
7 1 (1.27%) Ciena
7 1 (1.27%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.27%) Sage
7 1 (1.27%) Zend