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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
Rank 46 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 43 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.93% 2.40% 3.15%
As % of the General category 13.19% 7.82% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 18
Median daily rate £345 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £129 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.33 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £44.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-74.25% +62.96%

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
326 422 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.83% 30.65% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 295 209
Median daily rate £425 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £651 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 8
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.36 £13.00 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.76 £18.35 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +44.44%

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 25 February 2017.

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 February 2017, 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 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.32%) User Experience
3 14 (18.92%) User Stories
4 13 (17.57%) Finance
4 13 (17.57%) Service Design
5 11 (14.86%) Analytics
6 10 (13.51%) Billing
7 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
7 9 (12.16%) E-Commerce
8 8 (10.81%) UML
8 8 (10.81%) Internet
8 8 (10.81%) Waterfall
8 8 (10.81%) SDLC
9 7 (9.46%) 3G
9 7 (9.46%) Scrum
9 7 (9.46%) 2G
10 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (8.11%) TDD
10 6 (8.11%) Project Management
10 6 (8.11%) Java
10 6 (8.11%) OO
10 6 (8.11%) Product Management
10 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
10 6 (8.11%) Use Case
10 6 (8.11%) Data Protection
10 6 (8.11%) Android
10 6 (8.11%) Business Analysis
10 6 (8.11%) JIRA
10 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (6.76%) Marketing

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 (6.76%) Confluence
2 1 (1.35%) IIS
2 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.41%) MS Office
3 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.35%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) Internet
2 7 (9.46%) 2G
2 7 (9.46%) 3G
3 5 (6.76%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (6.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (5.41%) Firewall
4 4 (5.41%) LTE
5 3 (4.05%) 4G
6 2 (2.70%) FCoE
6 2 (2.70%) IPsec
6 2 (2.70%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.70%) NX-OS
6 2 (2.70%) OSPF
6 2 (2.70%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.70%) VPN
7 1 (1.35%) DNS
7 1 (1.35%) GPRS
7 1 (1.35%) GSM
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) JIRA
2 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Billing
3 5 (6.76%) Marketing
4 4 (5.41%) Electronics
4 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.05%) Law
5 3 (4.05%) Legal
6 1 (1.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.35%) Games
6 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Analyst
2 15 (20.27%) Business Analyst
3 12 (16.22%) Telecoms Analyst
4 11 (14.86%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) Designer
6 3 (4.05%) Commercial Manager
6 3 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Product Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Product Business Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Product Owner
6 3 (4.05%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Senior Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Digital Development Manager
7 2 (2.70%) IT Analyst
7 2 (2.70%) Telecoms Manager
7 2 (2.70%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) Web Services
2 3 (4.05%) REST
3 2 (2.70%) RESTful
3 2 (2.70%) SOAP
3 2 (2.70%) Spring
3 2 (2.70%) Struts
4 1 (1.35%) Android SDK
4 1 (1.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.32%) User Experience
2 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.05%) NHS
5 2 (2.70%) Blog
5 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.70%) IVR
5 2 (2.70%) Social Media
5 2 (2.70%) Wiki
6 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.35%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Android
1 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.70%) CatOS
2 2 (2.70%) Linux
2 2 (2.70%) Windows
3 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.35%) Unix
3 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.92%) User Stories
3 13 (17.57%) Service Design
4 11 (14.86%) Analytics
5 9 (12.16%) E-Commerce
6 8 (10.81%) SDLC
6 8 (10.81%) UML
6 8 (10.81%) Waterfall
7 7 (9.46%) Scrum
8 6 (8.11%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.11%) Data Protection
8 6 (8.11%) OO
8 6 (8.11%) Product Management
8 6 (8.11%) Project Management
8 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.11%) TDD
8 6 (8.11%) Use Case
9 5 (6.76%) ITIL
9 5 (6.76%) Network Design
10 4 (5.41%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.11%) Java
2 3 (4.05%) Apple Swift
2 3 (4.05%) Objective-C
3 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.70%) PHP
3 2 (2.70%) Python
3 2 (2.70%) Ruby
4 1 (1.35%) C++
4 1 (1.35%) SQL
4 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.41%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) CCNA
3 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.35%) ISEB
4 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) GPG13
2 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.70%) vSphere
3 1 (1.35%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) Cisco
2 5 (6.76%) F5
2 5 (6.76%) VMware
3 4 (5.41%) Arqiva
3 4 (5.41%) CheckPoint
3 4 (5.41%) Nokia
3 4 (5.41%) SAP
4 2 (2.70%) Brocade
4 2 (2.70%) Ericsson
4 2 (2.70%) hybris
5 1 (1.35%) Apple
5 1 (1.35%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.35%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.35%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.35%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (1.35%) Remedy
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