The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 32 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.18% 1.36% 1.43%
As % of the General category 5.66% 4.88% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£413 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.00% -23.07%
Telecoms
Merseyside

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

General Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
53 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 20.87% 27.89% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 17
Average daily rate £413 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £130 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £32.75 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.46% +227.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.11
% change year-on-year
- -2.61%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (38.46%) SLA
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Line Management
2 4 (30.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (30.77%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (30.77%) WFM
2 4 (30.77%) Ericsson
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 4 (30.77%) ATM
2 4 (30.77%) GSM
2 4 (30.77%) SDH
2 4 (30.77%) UMTS
2 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) RNC
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Psychology
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Market Research
5 1 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (7.69%) Billing
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) ATM
1 4 (30.77%) GSM
1 4 (30.77%) SDH
1 4 (30.77%) UMTS
1 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
1 4 (30.77%) RNC
1 4 (30.77%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Field Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Billing Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Auditor
5 1 (7.69%) Service Performance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) AS400
2 1 (7.69%) Psychology
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
1 5 (38.46%) Line Management
2 4 (30.77%) WFM
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) B2C
5 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Market Research
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Ericsson
1 4 (30.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft