The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 31 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.67% 2.63% -
As % of the General category 2.38% 7.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £115 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+204.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £353
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.25% +18.33%
Telecoms
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

General Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
42 64 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 28.19% 33.68% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 11
Average daily rate £401 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.30% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £115 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Leicester region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Leicester region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) DTV
2 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) Electronics
3 3 (37.50%) MDX
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) OLAP
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Verint
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) OLAP
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (50.00%) Electronics
2 4 (50.00%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
1 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
1 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Server Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) DTV
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 4 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Speech Recognition
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Primavera
2 1 (12.50%) Verint