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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 24 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 6 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.14% 3.91% -
As % of the General category 8.33% 12.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£368 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-40.84% +14.51%
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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
72 54 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 37.70% 30.17% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 31
Average daily rate £375 £373 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +24.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £243 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £26.50 £10.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) 3G
2 2 (16.67%) Remedy
2 2 (16.67%) 2G
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) 4G
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Huawei
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (16.67%) 3G
1 2 (16.67%) 2G
1 2 (16.67%) 4G
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (8.33%) LTE
2 1 (8.33%) MGCP
2 1 (8.33%) H.323
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Site Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Scrum
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (8.33%) Logistics
2 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Release Management
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (8.33%) V-Model
2 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (8.33%) Huawei
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft