The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 32 41 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 5 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.51% 1.71% 4.48%
As % of the General category 5.56% 6.00% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
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
East Midlands

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

General Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
90 100 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 27.19% 28.57% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 58 25
Average daily rate £350 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 10
Average hourly rate £10.44 £15.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.64% -24.39%
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 Leicestershire

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +6 2 - -
Hinckley - 2 - - 1
Loughborough - - - -
Lutterworth - - - - 1
Telecoms
East Midlands

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) BC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) MS Project
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) SDH
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) DWDM
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) ProxySG
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) LTE
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) SDH
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) DWDM
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) LTE
1 1 (14.29%) 4G
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
1 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (14.29%) Network Management
1 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (14.29%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) BC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
1 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
1 1 (14.29%) F5