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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 25 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.14% 3.36% 3.01%
As % of the General category 4.17% 13.51% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
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- £410 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +54.28%
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
48 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 27.27% 24.83% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 27
Average daily rate £300 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £247 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £442 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £8.58 £15.77 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.62% +57.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 2014, 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 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
2 1 (11.11%) 4G
2 1 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) H.323
2 1 (11.11%) 2G
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) IVR
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) RNC
2 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Huawei
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) ATM
1 1 (11.11%) GSM
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) SDH
1 1 (11.11%) UMTS
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 1 (11.11%) 3G
1 1 (11.11%) MGCP
1 1 (11.11%) H.323
1 1 (11.11%) 2G
1 1 (11.11%) RNC
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (11.11%) 4G
1 1 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Site Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 1 (11.11%) WFM
2 1 (11.11%) Release Management
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) V-Model
2 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
1 1 (11.11%) Huawei
1 1 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks