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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 54 48 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -29
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 31 24 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.68% 2.52% 6.97%
As % of the General category 11.65% 8.54% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 27
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£350 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £145 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £361 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.04% +9.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £16.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -38.46%
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
266 281 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.03% 29.45% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 174 204
Average daily rate £372 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.23% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 12
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £10.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £23.65 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.31%) Project Management
2 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (19.67%) Business Analysis
3 12 (19.67%) Change Management
4 11 (18.03%) Finance
4 11 (18.03%) Degree
5 10 (16.39%) Windows
5 10 (16.39%) ITIL
6 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (13.11%) Scrum
7 7 (11.48%) Service Management
7 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
7 7 (11.48%) Oracle
7 7 (11.48%) Web Services
7 7 (11.48%) ISEB
7 7 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (9.84%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (9.84%) Puppet
8 6 (9.84%) DevOps
8 6 (9.84%) Ericsson
8 6 (9.84%) SLA
8 6 (9.84%) DHCP
8 6 (9.84%) DNS
8 6 (9.84%) C++
8 6 (9.84%) Linux
8 6 (9.84%) Python
9 5 (8.20%) RNC
9 5 (8.20%) Advertising

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 5 (8.20%) Node.js
2 4 (6.56%) nginx
2 4 (6.56%) Apache
3 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.28%) Confluence
4 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.64%) SAS
5 1 (1.64%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.84%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (8.20%) Route 53
3 5 (8.20%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) DHCP
1 6 (9.84%) DNS
2 5 (8.20%) RNC
2 5 (8.20%) Ethernet
2 5 (8.20%) ATM
2 5 (8.20%) GSM
2 5 (8.20%) SDH
2 5 (8.20%) UMTS
2 5 (8.20%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.56%) SSL
4 3 (4.92%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (4.92%) 2G
4 3 (4.92%) 3G
4 3 (4.92%) LTE
5 2 (3.28%) MVNO
5 2 (3.28%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.64%) LDAP
6 1 (1.64%) SAN
6 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Redis
1 5 (8.20%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (6.56%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.56%) MySQL
3 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.92%) Couchbase
3 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.92%) SimpleDB
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.64%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.64%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) Maven
2 1 (1.64%) MSI
2 1 (1.64%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.64%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Advertising
3 3 (4.92%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) Publishing
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Analyst
2 13 (21.31%) Business Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.84%) Field Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Change Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Customer Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Python Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Telecoms Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Report Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) IT Support
7 2 (3.28%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) Web Services
2 2 (3.28%) POSIX
2 2 (3.28%) XML
3 1 (1.64%) Spring
3 1 (1.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.64%) CSS
3 1 (1.64%) REST
3 1 (1.64%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.64%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.64%) JSR 170
3 1 (1.64%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) DTV
4 1 (1.64%) Physics
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
2 6 (9.84%) Linux
3 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.28%) UNIX
5 1 (1.64%) VMS
5 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.31%) Project Management
3 12 (19.67%) Business Analysis
3 12 (19.67%) Change Management
4 10 (16.39%) ITIL
5 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (13.11%) Scrum
6 7 (11.48%) Service Management
6 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
6 7 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (9.84%) DevOps
8 5 (8.20%) Line Management
8 5 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.20%) WFM
9 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
9 4 (6.56%) Load Balancing
9 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.56%) Kanban
9 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) C++
1 6 (9.84%) Python
2 5 (8.20%) PHP
2 5 (8.20%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) Bash Shell
2 5 (8.20%) Ruby
3 4 (6.56%) Java
4 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.64%) Perl
5 1 (1.64%) C
5 1 (1.64%) C#
5 1 (1.64%) VBScript
5 1 (1.64%) VB
5 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.64%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Degree
2 7 (11.48%) ISEB
3 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.64%) MCSE
4 1 (1.64%) PMP
4 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Puppet
2 5 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.56%) HAProxy
3 4 (6.56%) Salt
4 1 (1.64%) SCCM
4 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Oracle
2 6 (9.84%) Ericsson
3 5 (8.20%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (3.28%) hybris
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.28%) Adobe
5 1 (1.64%) VMware
5 1 (1.64%) SAP
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix
5 1 (1.64%) NetApp
5 1 (1.64%) Splunk
5 1 (1.64%) Percona
5 1 (1.64%) Venda
5 1 (1.64%) Huawei