The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Manchester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 39 44 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 54 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.82% 3.01% 2.45%
As % of the General category 11.79% 8.73% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 8 8
Average daily rate £338 £263 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £228 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £320 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £19.29 £6.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.73% -69.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.82 £6.50 £10.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.76 £14.14 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-38.59% -8.06%
General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
458 332 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.37% 34.40% 36.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 145 232
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £263 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 16
Average hourly rate £16.20 £12.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.05% -27.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £6.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £61.00 £40.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - 3 £295 -
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 27 (31.03%) Finance
2 15 (17.24%) Cisco
2 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 12 (13.79%) HTML
4 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.64%) CSS
4 11 (12.64%) Degree
4 11 (12.64%) Security Cleared
4 11 (12.64%) jQuery
5 10 (11.49%) Scrum
5 10 (11.49%) MVC
5 10 (11.49%) MS Excel
6 9 (10.34%) OOP
6 9 (10.34%) .NET
6 9 (10.34%) C#
6 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
6 9 (10.34%) Visual Studio
6 9 (10.34%) ReSharper
6 9 (10.34%) LINQ
6 9 (10.34%) Unit Testing
6 9 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (10.34%) Git (software)
6 9 (10.34%) Domain-Driven Design
6 9 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (10.34%) RavenDB
6 9 (10.34%) Backbone.js
6 9 (10.34%) CQRS
7 8 (9.20%) Billing
7 8 (9.20%) Oracle
7 8 (9.20%) Manufacturing

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (4.60%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.15%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.15%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 10 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.30%) SAP CRM
2 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.15%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) 3G
1 7 (8.05%) WAN
2 4 (4.60%) DNS
2 4 (4.60%) DHCP
2 4 (4.60%) 2G
2 4 (4.60%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (3.45%) RNC
3 3 (3.45%) MPLS
3 3 (3.45%) Firewall
3 3 (3.45%) LAN
4 2 (2.30%) ATM
4 2 (2.30%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.30%) Internet
4 2 (2.30%) SAN
4 2 (2.30%) DWDM
4 2 (2.30%) NGN
4 2 (2.30%) NAS
4 2 (2.30%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.15%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
1 9 (10.34%) RavenDB
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.30%) MySQL
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Visual Studio
1 9 (10.34%) ReSharper
1 9 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.45%) NetBeans
2 3 (3.45%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (31.03%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Billing
2 8 (9.20%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.90%) Banking
4 5 (5.75%) Retail
5 3 (3.45%) Marketing
5 3 (3.45%) Electronics
6 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (16.09%) Developer
1 14 (16.09%) Project Manager
2 11 (12.64%) Analyst
3 9 (10.34%) .NET Developer
4 6 (6.90%) Architect
5 5 (5.75%) Technical Manager
5 5 (5.75%) Administrator
6 4 (4.60%) Field Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (4.60%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) Technical Leader
7 3 (3.45%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.45%) Telecoms Engineer
7 3 (3.45%) Consultant
7 3 (3.45%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.30%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (2.30%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.30%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.30%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.30%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) HTML
2 11 (12.64%) CSS
2 11 (12.64%) jQuery
3 9 (10.34%) .NET
3 9 (10.34%) LINQ
3 9 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (10.34%) Backbone.js
4 4 (4.60%) Web Services
4 4 (4.60%) Spring
5 3 (3.45%) Java SE
5 3 (3.45%) Java EE
5 3 (3.45%) RESTful
5 3 (3.45%) JPA
5 3 (3.45%) JAX-RS
5 3 (3.45%) Middleware
5 3 (3.45%) JMS
6 2 (2.30%) XML
7 1 (1.15%) Ajax
7 1 (1.15%) YUI
7 1 (1.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (3.45%) DTV
3 2 (2.30%) PMI
4 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.15%) Handset
4 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) UNIX
3 2 (2.30%) AIX
4 1 (1.15%) Fedora
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.49%) Scrum
1 10 (11.49%) MVC
2 9 (10.34%) OOP
2 9 (10.34%) Unit Testing
2 9 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (10.34%) Domain-Driven Design
2 9 (10.34%) CQRS
3 8 (9.20%) Project Management
4 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.90%) CRM
6 4 (4.60%) ITIL
6 4 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.45%) Software Engineering
7 3 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (3.45%) Programme Management
7 3 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.45%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.45%) ERP
8 2 (2.30%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
2 9 (10.34%) C#
3 4 (4.60%) SQL
4 3 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) Degree
1 11 (12.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.60%) MCP
2 4 (4.60%) MCSE
2 4 (4.60%) CCNA
2 4 (4.60%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.15%) ISEB
4 1 (1.15%) CISSP
4 1 (1.15%) HNC
4 1 (1.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.15%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Cisco
1 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle
3 7 (8.05%) IBM
4 5 (5.75%) Juniper
4 5 (5.75%) SAP
5 4 (4.60%) Citrix
5 4 (4.60%) Ericsson
6 3 (3.45%) Pega
6 3 (3.45%) Nokia
6 3 (3.45%) BMC
6 3 (3.45%) NEC
7 2 (2.30%) Nortel
7 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.30%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (2.30%) VMware
8 1 (1.15%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.15%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (1.15%) Remedy
8 1 (1.15%) Avaya
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