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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 47 48 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 43 33 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.61% 3.06% 6.18%
As % of the General category 13.27% 11.00% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £162 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -41.66%
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
324 300 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.20% 27.78% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 185 116
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.45 £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.06% -20.00%

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 31 March 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 24 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.43%) SLA
3 12 (17.14%) Configuration Management
3 12 (17.14%) GSM
3 12 (17.14%) UMTS
3 12 (17.14%) Java
4 10 (14.29%) Change Management
4 10 (14.29%) Line Management
5 9 (12.86%) Radio Access Network
5 9 (12.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 9 (12.86%) RNC
5 9 (12.86%) Business Analysis
5 9 (12.86%) WFM
5 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (12.86%) Finance
5 9 (12.86%) SDH
5 9 (12.86%) ATM
5 9 (12.86%) Ethernet
5 9 (12.86%) Ericsson
6 8 (11.43%) Web Services
6 8 (11.43%) ITIL
6 8 (11.43%) Project Management
6 8 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (10.00%) Redis
7 7 (10.00%) Puppet
7 7 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (10.00%) Degree
7 7 (10.00%) Retail
7 7 (10.00%) Migration

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 5 (7.14%) SAS
1 5 (7.14%) nginx
1 5 (7.14%) Apache
2 4 (5.71%) Apache Solr
2 4 (5.71%) Node.js
3 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.43%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.43%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.57%) Route 53
2 6 (8.57%) Amazon S3
2 6 (8.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) GSM
1 12 (17.14%) UMTS
2 9 (12.86%) SDH
2 9 (12.86%) ATM
2 9 (12.86%) Ethernet
2 9 (12.86%) RNC
2 9 (12.86%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (5.71%) 2G
3 4 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (5.71%) 3G
4 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.29%) GPRS
4 3 (4.29%) DNS
4 3 (4.29%) HSPA
4 3 (4.29%) LTE
4 3 (4.29%) Internet
5 2 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.86%) Junos
5 2 (2.86%) 4G
5 2 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) Redis
2 6 (8.57%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.57%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (7.14%) MySQL
4 4 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.29%) Couchbase
5 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.29%) SimpleDB
6 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.43%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Retail
3 4 (5.71%) Advertising
3 4 (5.71%) Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 2 (2.86%) Publishing
5 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.86%) Electronics
6 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (18.57%) Analyst
2 10 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 7 (10.00%) Developer
3 7 (10.00%) Designer
4 5 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 5 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
5 4 (5.71%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) UI Programmer
5 4 (5.71%) UI Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (4.29%) SAS Data Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) Web Services
2 6 (8.57%) HTML
3 5 (7.14%) CSS
3 5 (7.14%) Spring
3 5 (7.14%) HTML5
4 4 (5.71%) Spring MVC
4 4 (5.71%) jQuery
4 4 (5.71%) MooTools
4 4 (5.71%) CSS3
4 4 (5.71%) JSP
5 2 (2.86%) Velocity
5 2 (2.86%) POSIX
6 1 (1.43%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.43%) JSR 170
6 1 (1.43%) EDI
6 1 (1.43%) JAX-RS
6 1 (1.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) User Experience
2 4 (5.71%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.86%) DTV
3 2 (2.86%) IVR
4 1 (1.43%) Statistics
4 1 (1.43%) Physics
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Windows
1 7 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) UNIX
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) CentOS
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.43%) SUSE
4 1 (1.43%) Debian
4 1 (1.43%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.14%) Configuration Management
3 10 (14.29%) Change Management
3 10 (14.29%) Line Management
4 9 (12.86%) WFM
4 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (12.86%) Business Analysis
5 8 (11.43%) Project Management
5 8 (11.43%) ITIL
5 8 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (10.00%) Migration
6 7 (10.00%) Scrum
7 6 (8.57%) DevOps
7 6 (8.57%) Security Testing
8 5 (7.14%) Kanban
8 5 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.14%) Service Management
9 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.71%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) Java
2 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.57%) SQL
3 6 (8.57%) Python
4 5 (7.14%) C++
4 5 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.71%) PHP
5 4 (5.71%) Ruby
6 3 (4.29%) Perl
7 1 (1.43%) C
7 1 (1.43%) C#
7 1 (1.43%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.43%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) ISEB
2 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.86%) CCIE
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.43%) PMP
4 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.43%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) Puppet
2 6 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.14%) HAProxy
4 4 (5.71%) Salt
5 1 (1.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Ericsson
1 9 (12.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 6 (8.57%) hybris
2 6 (8.57%) Adobe
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) Amdocs
4 2 (2.86%) Percona
4 2 (2.86%) SAP
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco
4 2 (2.86%) IBM
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.86%) Juniper
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.43%) Venda
5 1 (1.43%) Splunk
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