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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 24 30 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.16% 2.44% 6.61%
As % of the General category 4.65% 10.42% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Average daily rate
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- £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -38.59%
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
43 48 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 24.86% 23.41% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 8
Average daily rate £338 £300 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £18.75 £35.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.80 £15.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £35.00 £26.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 6 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft