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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 57 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 47 54 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.66% 3.58% 2.53%
As % of the General category 7.59% 8.97% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 20
Median daily rate £405 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £285 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -32.60%
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
619 602 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 35.03% 39.92% 36.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 335 262
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.98 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -32.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.39 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £17.39 £64.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -8 3 £656 -
Rochdale - 1 - - 3
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 21 (19.09%) Finance
2 19 (17.27%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (13.64%) Manufacturing
5 15 (13.64%) Programme Management
5 15 (13.64%) Electronics
5 15 (13.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 15 (13.64%) Marketing
5 15 (13.64%) SAP
5 15 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
6 14 (12.73%) ISEB
7 12 (10.91%) Windows
8 11 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 10 (9.09%) Oracle
9 10 (9.09%) CRM
9 10 (9.09%) Migration
9 10 (9.09%) Security Cleared
10 9 (8.18%) Degree
10 9 (8.18%) Unix
10 9 (8.18%) Linux
11 8 (7.27%) Active Directory
11 8 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (6.36%) IBM
12 7 (6.36%) CCNA
12 7 (6.36%) Internet
12 7 (6.36%) TCP/IP
12 7 (6.36%) Scrum
12 7 (6.36%) eTOM
12 7 (6.36%) Office 365

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.64%) Apache
1 4 (3.64%) Tomcat
1 4 (3.64%) WebLogic
1 4 (3.64%) WebSphere
1 4 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (2.73%) JBoss
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 2 (1.82%) GlassFish
3 2 (1.82%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (1.82%) Liferay
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.82%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.91%) Confluence
4 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.91%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (0.91%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.91%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (13.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.91%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) Office 365
2 3 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.82%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) Internet
1 7 (6.36%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.45%) 3G
2 6 (5.45%) DNS
3 5 (4.55%) 2G
3 5 (4.55%) Firewall
3 5 (4.55%) Network Security
4 4 (3.64%) DHCP
5 3 (2.73%) 4G
5 3 (2.73%) HTTP
5 3 (2.73%) LTE
5 3 (2.73%) VoIP
5 3 (2.73%) Wireless
6 2 (1.82%) Cisco ICM
6 2 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (1.82%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.82%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.82%) SNMP
6 2 (1.82%) SSL
6 2 (1.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.64%) DB2
2 2 (1.82%) GIS
2 2 (1.82%) MySQL
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.91%) FileMaker
3 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Selenium
2 4 (3.64%) HP UFT
3 3 (2.73%) JIRA
3 3 (2.73%) Subversion
3 3 (2.73%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.82%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.82%) Introscope
5 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.91%) JUnit
General
1 21 (19.09%) Finance
2 15 (13.64%) Electronics
2 15 (13.64%) Manufacturing
2 15 (13.64%) Marketing
3 3 (2.73%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Billing
5 1 (0.91%) Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Games
5 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (24.55%) Analyst
2 23 (20.91%) Business Analyst
3 10 (9.09%) Developer
3 10 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 10 (9.09%) Telecoms Analyst
4 9 (8.18%) Agile Business Analyst
4 9 (8.18%) Consultant
4 9 (8.18%) Network Analyst
4 9 (8.18%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 5 (4.55%) Telecoms Specialist
6 4 (3.64%) Administrator
6 4 (3.64%) CRM Analyst
6 4 (3.64%) CRM Business Analyst
6 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (3.64%) Payroll Consultant
6 4 (3.64%) Tester
7 3 (2.73%) 3G Engineer
7 3 (2.73%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
7 3 (2.73%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) Middleware
2 4 (3.64%) HTML
3 3 (2.73%) .NET
3 3 (2.73%) CSS
3 3 (2.73%) jQuery
4 2 (1.82%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.82%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.82%) Spring
4 2 (1.82%) Web Services
4 2 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.82%) XML
5 1 (0.91%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.91%) Ajax
5 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.91%) J2EE
5 1 (0.91%) JDBC
5 1 (0.91%) JSP
5 1 (0.91%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
1 4 (3.64%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.73%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.82%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.82%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.82%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.82%) LPAR
3 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.82%) NHS
3 2 (1.82%) User Experience
4 1 (0.91%) Clustering
4 1 (0.91%) DTV
4 1 (0.91%) IPTV
4 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.91%) MPEG
4 1 (0.91%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.91%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.91%) Windows
2 9 (8.18%) Linux
2 9 (8.18%) Unix
3 4 (3.64%) AIX
3 4 (3.64%) Solaris
3 4 (3.64%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.82%) HPUX
4 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.82%) SUSE
4 2 (1.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.91%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.91%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.27%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
4 15 (13.64%) Programme Management
5 10 (9.09%) CRM
5 10 (9.09%) Migration
6 7 (6.36%) eTOM
6 7 (6.36%) Scrum
7 6 (5.45%) BPMN
7 6 (5.45%) Project Management
7 6 (5.45%) Test Scripting
7 6 (5.45%) UML
8 5 (4.55%) High Availability
8 5 (4.55%) ITIL
9 4 (3.64%) Business Analysis
9 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.64%) Regression Testing
9 4 (3.64%) Web Testing
10 3 (2.73%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.55%) Java
2 4 (3.64%) C#
2 4 (3.64%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.64%) PHP
2 4 (3.64%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.73%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.82%) C
4 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.82%) Python
4 2 (1.82%) Ruby
4 2 (1.82%) SQL
5 1 (0.91%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.91%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (12.73%) ISEB
2 10 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.18%) Degree
4 8 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (6.36%) CCNA
6 3 (2.73%) CCNP
6 3 (2.73%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.73%) PMP
6 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.82%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (1.82%) CISSP
7 2 (1.82%) MCSA
7 2 (1.82%) MCSE
7 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.91%) CCENT
8 1 (0.91%) CEH
8 1 (0.91%) GIAC
8 1 (0.91%) HNC
8 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.82%) NEBOSH
3 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.91%) QA
3 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.82%) Firmware
3 2 (1.82%) NFS
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.82%) Snort
3 2 (1.82%) vSphere
3 2 (1.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) Puppet
2 2 (1.82%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.82%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (1.82%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (1.82%) nmon
2 2 (1.82%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (13.64%) SAP
2 11 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.09%) Oracle
4 7 (6.36%) IBM
5 5 (4.55%) Cisco
5 5 (4.55%) HP
6 4 (3.64%) Citrix
6 4 (3.64%) Huawei
6 4 (3.64%) VMware
7 3 (2.73%) CA
7 3 (2.73%) Ericsson
7 3 (2.73%) Nokia
7 3 (2.73%) Nokia Networks
7 3 (2.73%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.82%) Endeca
8 2 (1.82%) NetApp
8 2 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.82%) Siebel
8 2 (1.82%) Sourcefire
9 1 (0.91%) Wyse
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