The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Leicester region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 26 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.86% 5.61% 0.85%
As % of the General category 9.68% 14.63% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £115 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+182.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £35.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-32.39% +10.93%
General Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
31 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 19.25% 38.32% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 9
Average daily rate £375 £281 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £115 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £424 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Telecoms
Leicestershire

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 25 July 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 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Manufacturing
2 5 (62.50%) Programme Management
2 5 (62.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) DTV
2 5 (62.50%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (62.50%) Marketing
2 5 (62.50%) Electronics
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (37.50%) OLAP
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) MDX
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) ETL
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) Primavera
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (12.50%) NHS
6 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) OLAP
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Manufacturing
2 5 (62.50%) Marketing
2 5 (62.50%) Electronics
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%) SQL DBA
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) DTV
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Programme Management
1 5 (62.50%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Primavera