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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 53 59 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -32
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 50 33 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.50% 2.67% 7.04%
As % of the General category 13.51% 9.68% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 33
Average daily rate
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£375 £258 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.63% -6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £201 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £330 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £328
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £12.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +76.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-38.00% -16.66%
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
370 341 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 25.87% 27.57% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 240 105
Average daily rate £375 £360 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.93%) Configuration Management
3 16 (18.60%) SLA
4 15 (17.44%) Change Management
5 14 (16.28%) Service Management
5 14 (16.28%) UMTS
5 14 (16.28%) GSM
5 14 (16.28%) Java
5 14 (16.28%) ITIL
6 13 (15.12%) Linux
6 13 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (12.79%) Bash Shell
8 11 (12.79%) hybris
8 11 (12.79%) Windows
8 11 (12.79%) Python
9 10 (11.63%) UNIX
9 10 (11.63%) Web Services
9 10 (11.63%) Oracle
9 10 (11.63%) 3G
9 10 (11.63%) 2G
9 10 (11.63%) Test Automation
9 10 (11.63%) MongoDB
9 10 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (11.63%) Software Engineering
9 10 (11.63%) Security Testing
10 9 (10.47%) NoSQL
10 9 (10.47%) Puppet
10 9 (10.47%) Redis
10 9 (10.47%) Route 53

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 9 (10.47%) Apache
2 8 (9.30%) nginx
3 7 (8.14%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.98%) SAS
5 4 (4.65%) Apache Solr
5 4 (4.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.16%) IIS
6 1 (1.16%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.47%) Route 53
2 9 (10.47%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (10.47%) Amazon S3
2 9 (10.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.16%) GitHub
3 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.28%) GSM
1 14 (16.28%) UMTS
2 10 (11.63%) 3G
2 10 (11.63%) 2G
3 8 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (9.30%) RNC
3 8 (9.30%) Ethernet
3 8 (9.30%) Internet
3 8 (9.30%) Radio Access Network
3 8 (9.30%) SDH
3 8 (9.30%) ATM
4 7 (8.14%) LTE
5 6 (6.98%) HSPA
5 6 (6.98%) GPRS
6 4 (4.65%) 4G
7 2 (2.33%) MGW
7 2 (2.33%) Junos
7 2 (2.33%) SIGTRAN
7 2 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) MongoDB
2 9 (10.47%) NoSQL
2 9 (10.47%) MySQL
2 9 (10.47%) Redis
2 9 (10.47%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (8.14%) Couchbase
3 7 (8.14%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.14%) RDBMS
3 7 (8.14%) SimpleDB
4 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.16%) MS Access
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.16%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.16%) Maven
General
1 8 (9.30%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Retail
3 4 (4.65%) Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Billing
5 2 (2.33%) Advertising
5 2 (2.33%) Publishing
6 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.16%) Electronics
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (18.60%) Analyst
2 13 (15.12%) Developer
3 9 (10.47%) Field Engineer
4 8 (9.30%) Designer
4 8 (9.30%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.98%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Solutions Designer
6 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) UI Programmer
8 4 (4.65%) ScrumMaster
8 4 (4.65%) UI Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Change Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.63%) Web Services
2 8 (9.30%) HTML
3 7 (8.14%) CSS
3 7 (8.14%) POSIX
4 6 (6.98%) HTML5
5 5 (5.81%) CSS3
5 5 (5.81%) Spring
5 5 (5.81%) jQuery
5 5 (5.81%) JSP
6 4 (4.65%) MooTools
6 4 (4.65%) Spring MVC
7 3 (3.49%) J2EE
8 2 (2.33%) Velocity
8 2 (2.33%) .NET
8 2 (2.33%) XML
9 1 (1.16%) XSL
9 1 (1.16%) XHTML
9 1 (1.16%) EDI
9 1 (1.16%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.16%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.49%) Statistics
3 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.33%) IVR
3 2 (2.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.16%) DTV
4 1 (1.16%) Physics
4 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.12%) Linux
2 11 (12.79%) Windows
3 10 (11.63%) UNIX
4 1 (1.16%) Solaris
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.16%) SUSE
4 1 (1.16%) Debian
4 1 (1.16%) Fedora
4 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) CentOS
4 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.93%) Configuration Management
3 15 (17.44%) Change Management
4 14 (16.28%) Service Management
4 14 (16.28%) ITIL
5 13 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (11.63%) Test Automation
6 10 (11.63%) Security Testing
6 10 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (11.63%) Software Engineering
7 9 (10.47%) Line Management
7 9 (10.47%) Network Architecture
8 8 (9.30%) Kanban
8 8 (9.30%) DevOps
8 8 (9.30%) WFM
8 8 (9.30%) Project Management
9 7 (8.14%) Network Design
9 7 (8.14%) TDD
9 7 (8.14%) Performance Testing
10 6 (6.98%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.28%) Java
2 11 (12.79%) Python
2 11 (12.79%) Bash Shell
3 8 (9.30%) SQL
3 8 (9.30%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.33%) Perl
4 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.33%) VBA
5 1 (1.16%) Ruby
5 1 (1.16%) PHP
5 1 (1.16%) R
5 1 (1.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) Degree
4 3 (3.49%) ISEB
5 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.33%) HNC
5 2 (2.33%) CCIE
5 2 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.60%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) Puppet
1 9 (10.47%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (9.30%) HAProxy
2 8 (9.30%) Salt
3 7 (8.14%) Ansible
4 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (12.79%) hybris
2 10 (11.63%) Oracle
3 8 (9.30%) Adobe
3 8 (9.30%) Ericsson
3 8 (9.30%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 6 (6.98%) Amdocs
5 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.33%) Remedy
6 2 (2.33%) Juniper
6 2 (2.33%) Cisco
6 2 (2.33%) IBM
7 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.16%) SAP
7 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.16%) KANA
7 1 (1.16%) Splunk
7 1 (1.16%) Percona