The 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 52 31 57
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +26
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 36 57 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.63% 4.77% 2.64%
As % of the General category 8.00% 13.51% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +79.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £327 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £15.30 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +14.51%
Telecoms
North West

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

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
450 422 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.92% 35.28% 40.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 188 288
Average daily rate £385 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £272 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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
Altrincham - 1 £275 - 1
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 40 (54.05%) Finance
2 16 (21.62%) IBM
3 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
4 13 (17.57%) Mainframe
5 10 (13.51%) Cisco
6 9 (12.16%) IBM Mainframe
7 7 (9.46%) Java SE
7 7 (9.46%) Java EE
7 7 (9.46%) JPA
7 7 (9.46%) JAX-RS
7 7 (9.46%) Oracle Database
7 7 (9.46%) Middleware
7 7 (9.46%) Eclipse
7 7 (9.46%) Java
7 7 (9.46%) Oracle
7 7 (9.46%) PRINCE2
7 7 (9.46%) JMS
7 7 (9.46%) NetBeans
7 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (9.46%) Banking
7 7 (9.46%) Spring
7 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.11%) Programme Management
8 6 (8.11%) 2G
8 6 (8.11%) Manufacturing
8 6 (8.11%) Migration
8 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
8 6 (8.11%) Web Services
8 6 (8.11%) HTML
8 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) CMS
2 1 (1.35%) Drupal
2 1 (1.35%) WordPress
2 1 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (1.35%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) 3G
1 6 (8.11%) 2G
1 6 (8.11%) LTE
1 6 (8.11%) 4G
2 2 (2.70%) SAN
2 2 (2.70%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.70%) 2.5G
2 2 (2.70%) ATM
2 2 (2.70%) SDH
2 2 (2.70%) WAN
3 1 (1.35%) DHCP
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.35%) Wireless
3 1 (1.35%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.35%) VLAN
3 1 (1.35%) DNS
3 1 (1.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.05%) RavenDB
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.35%) EDMS
5 1 (1.35%) Big Data
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Eclipse
1 7 (9.46%) NetBeans
2 3 (4.05%) ReSharper
2 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (54.05%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Banking
3 6 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.76%) Marketing
4 5 (6.76%) Financial Institution
4 5 (6.76%) Electronics
5 3 (4.05%) Legal
6 2 (2.70%) Retail
7 1 (1.35%) Billing
7 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (17.57%) Analyst
2 11 (14.86%) Developer
3 10 (13.51%) Architect
3 10 (13.51%) Project Manager
4 7 (9.46%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Field Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Test Leader
8 3 (4.05%) Data Centre Project Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) Defect Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Transmission Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) OSS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) JMS
1 7 (9.46%) Middleware
1 7 (9.46%) Spring
1 7 (9.46%) Java SE
1 7 (9.46%) Java EE
1 7 (9.46%) JPA
1 7 (9.46%) JAX-RS
2 6 (8.11%) RESTful
2 6 (8.11%) HTML
2 6 (8.11%) Web Services
3 4 (5.41%) CSS
3 4 (5.41%) .NET
3 4 (5.41%) jQuery
4 3 (4.05%) LINQ
4 3 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (4.05%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Mainframe
2 9 (12.16%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (6.76%) DTV
4 2 (2.70%) FMCG
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) AIX
2 2 (2.70%) Windows
3 1 (1.35%) UNIX
3 1 (1.35%) HPUX
3 1 (1.35%) Solaris
3 1 (1.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (9.46%) PRINCE2
1 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
2 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (8.11%) Migration
2 6 (8.11%) Programme Management
3 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (6.76%) Project Management
3 5 (6.76%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (5.41%) Data Migration
4 4 (5.41%) Scrum
4 4 (5.41%) MVC
5 3 (4.05%) OOP
5 3 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.05%) Unit Testing
5 3 (4.05%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (4.05%) CQRS
6 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (2.70%) Test Automation
6 2 (2.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.46%) Java
2 5 (6.76%) SQL
3 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.41%) C#
4 2 (2.70%) C
5 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.41%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) MCSE
3 2 (2.70%) CCNA
3 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) IBM
2 10 (13.51%) Cisco
3 7 (9.46%) Oracle
4 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.76%) SAP
5 5 (6.76%) Huawei
6 4 (5.41%) Nokia
6 4 (5.41%) Intel
7 3 (4.05%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 2 (2.70%) VMware
8 2 (2.70%) Ericsson
8 2 (2.70%) Dell
9 1 (1.35%) EMC
9 1 (1.35%) Sun
9 1 (1.35%) HP
9 1 (1.35%) Nortel
9 1 (1.35%) StorageTek
9 1 (1.35%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.35%) Aruba
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