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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 19 28 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 3.14% 2.41% 4.85%
As % of the General category 11.36% 13.33% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £341 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.41% +196.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £24.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -24.61%
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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
44 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 27.67% 18.07% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 14
Average daily rate £300 £358 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.08% +14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £269 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -44.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -6.12%

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 2 July 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 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) MS Project
4 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (16.67%) VLAN
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) PBX
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) IPv4

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) PBX
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) IPv4
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Logistics
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware