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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank - 25 25
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester - 0.68% 2.94%
As % of the General category - 3.33% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £438 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £26.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +29.26%
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
37 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 27.21% 20.41% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 7
Average daily rate £340 £438 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.28% +14.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Speech Recognition
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Verint

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (100.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Speech Recognition
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Verint