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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 31 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.56% 2.61% 1.97%
As % of the General category 6.36% 13.33% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£273 £325 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.15% +182.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.10 £23.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-38.69% -35.21%
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
110 60 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 40.29% 19.61% 33.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 24 49
Average daily rate £300 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £242 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 4
Average hourly rate £10.44 £10.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% -64.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 July 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 +13 6 £273 -16.15% 2
Telecoms
East Midlands

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) MS Project
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) BC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) LTE
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.69%) 4G
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (15.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) PBX
1 1 (7.69%) SDH
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) IPv4
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) 3G
1 1 (7.69%) DWDM
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) 2G
1 1 (7.69%) VLAN
1 1 (7.69%) LTE
1 1 (7.69%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Field Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
3 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Backup Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
2 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Logistics
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) BC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Ericsson
2 1 (7.69%) NetApp
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) SAP