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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 43 53 41
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 32 22 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.20% 2.48% 4.30%
As % of the General category 13.22% 8.15% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.27% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +18.33%
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
242 270 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 24.22% 30.47% 34.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 150 221
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £278 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 12
Average hourly rate - £13.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 14 (21.88%) Project Management
2 13 (20.31%) Change Management
2 13 (20.31%) SQL
2 13 (20.31%) ITIL
2 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (18.75%) Linux
3 12 (18.75%) Oracle
4 11 (17.19%) Service Management
4 11 (17.19%) Java
4 11 (17.19%) PL/SQL
4 11 (17.19%) Degree
5 10 (15.63%) Business Analysis
5 10 (15.63%) Scrum
6 9 (14.06%) Maven
6 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
7 8 (12.50%) XML
7 8 (12.50%) Windows
8 7 (10.94%) WebLogic
8 7 (10.94%) Finance
8 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
8 7 (10.94%) REST
9 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.38%) ISEB
9 6 (9.38%) Python
10 5 (7.81%) JMS
10 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
10 5 (7.81%) Spring

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 7 (10.94%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.25%) Confluence
3 3 (4.69%) nginx
3 3 (4.69%) Apache
4 2 (3.13%) IIS
4 2 (3.13%) Node.js
5 1 (1.56%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Office
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.13%) Route 53
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) DHCP
1 4 (6.25%) DNS
1 4 (6.25%) SSL
2 3 (4.69%) 2G
2 3 (4.69%) 3G
2 3 (4.69%) LTE
3 2 (3.13%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (3.13%) MVNO
3 2 (3.13%) RNC
3 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.13%) ATM
3 2 (3.13%) GSM
3 2 (3.13%) SDH
3 2 (3.13%) UMTS
4 1 (1.56%) VoIP
4 1 (1.56%) VPN
4 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.56%) SSH
4 1 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.69%) SQLPlus
3 3 (4.69%) QlikView
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.56%) SimpleDB
5 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.56%) Redis
5 1 (1.56%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Maven
1 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.81%) JIRA
3 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.56%) MSI
4 1 (1.56%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.56%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Billing
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Analyst
2 12 (18.75%) Developer
3 11 (17.19%) Business Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Change Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Field Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Service Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database Developer
9 2 (3.13%) IT Support
9 2 (3.13%) Telecoms Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Customer Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) XML
2 7 (10.94%) REST
3 5 (7.81%) Spring
3 5 (7.81%) JMS
4 4 (6.25%) SOAP
4 4 (6.25%) Web Services
4 4 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 4 (6.25%) Apache Camel
5 3 (4.69%) .NET
6 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.13%) CSS
6 2 (3.13%) HTML
7 1 (1.56%) CSS3
7 1 (1.56%) Sass
7 1 (1.56%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (1.56%) BREW
7 1 (1.56%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.56%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.56%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Physics
2 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.56%) Handset
4 1 (1.56%) Animation
4 1 (1.56%) iPhone
4 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Linux
2 8 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (3.13%) UNIX
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) CentOS
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.56%) VMS
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Project Management
2 13 (20.31%) ITIL
2 13 (20.31%) Change Management
2 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.19%) Service Management
4 10 (15.63%) Business Analysis
4 10 (15.63%) Scrum
5 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
7 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.25%) Migration
9 3 (4.69%) TDD
9 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.69%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.31%) SQL
2 11 (17.19%) Java
2 11 (17.19%) PL/SQL
3 6 (9.38%) Python
4 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.25%) Perl
4 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.25%) C++
5 3 (4.69%) Ruby
6 2 (3.13%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 2 (3.13%) PHP
6 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.56%) C
7 1 (1.56%) VBScript
7 1 (1.56%) VB
7 1 (1.56%) VC++
7 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Degree
2 6 (9.38%) ISEB
3 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.56%) MCITP
5 1 (1.56%) MCSE
5 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) COBIT
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Puppet
1 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.69%) Salt
2 1 (1.56%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.56%) Hyperic
2 1 (1.56%) WSUS
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) SCOM
2 1 (1.56%) Cacti
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Oracle
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) Ericsson
4 2 (3.13%) Adobe
4 2 (3.13%) Cisco
4 2 (3.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (1.56%) hybris
5 1 (1.56%) Splunk
5 1 (1.56%) Citrix
5 1 (1.56%) NetApp
5 1 (1.56%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) Mitel
5 1 (1.56%) Huawei