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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 52 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 55 47 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.08% 3.32% 2.57%
As % of the General category 9.70% 8.42% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 17 6
Average daily rate £413 £295 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.83% -24.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £526 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £37.50 £19.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +94.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £37.50 £16.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £37.50 £21.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +26.92%
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
567 558 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.71% 39.38% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 324 209
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £566 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £11.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +69.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £23.75 £22.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bolton -5 1 £425 - 1
Cheadle - 1 £250 -
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 48 (48.00%) Finance
2 24 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (16.00%) Migration
3 16 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (15.00%) Manufacturing
5 14 (14.00%) Programme Management
6 13 (13.00%) Electronics
6 13 (13.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 13 (13.00%) Marketing
6 13 (13.00%) Digital Marketing
6 13 (13.00%) SAP
7 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (11.00%) Windows
8 11 (11.00%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (10.00%) Project Management
9 10 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (9.00%) ISEB
11 8 (8.00%) Active Directory
11 8 (8.00%) ETL
11 8 (8.00%) Banking
12 7 (7.00%) Base SAS
12 7 (7.00%) Business Analysis
12 7 (7.00%) SAS
12 7 (7.00%) UML
12 7 (7.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 7 (7.00%) SAS EBI
13 6 (6.00%) Analytics
13 6 (6.00%) ITIL
13 6 (6.00%) Unix
13 6 (6.00%) SQL

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (7.00%) SAS
2 2 (2.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.00%) CICS
3 1 (1.00%) Confluence
3 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.00%) IIS
3 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MS Office
1 2 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Project
2 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (13.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.00%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.00%) Eloqua
3 1 (1.00%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) 3G
1 4 (4.00%) 4G
1 4 (4.00%) ADSL
1 4 (4.00%) Internet
1 4 (4.00%) LLU
1 4 (4.00%) PSTN
2 3 (3.00%) 2G
2 3 (3.00%) DNS
2 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.00%) WAN
2 3 (3.00%) Wireless
3 2 (2.00%) ATM
3 2 (2.00%) DWDM
3 2 (2.00%) ISDN
3 2 (2.00%) LAN
3 2 (2.00%) LTE
3 2 (2.00%) RNC
3 2 (2.00%) SMTP
3 2 (2.00%) SNMP
3 2 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.00%) Base SAS
2 7 (7.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 7 (7.00%) SAS EBI
3 3 (3.00%) DB2
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.00%) FileMaker
5 1 (1.00%) MySQL
5 1 (1.00%) OLAP
5 1 (1.00%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Subversion
1 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.00%) JIRA
2 2 (2.00%) Selenium
3 1 (1.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.00%) JUnit
3 1 (1.00%) RequisitePro
3 1 (1.00%) WebDriver
General
1 48 (48.00%) Finance
2 15 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 13 (13.00%) Electronics
3 13 (13.00%) Marketing
4 8 (8.00%) Banking
5 4 (4.00%) Retail
6 3 (3.00%) Billing
7 2 (2.00%) Legal
8 1 (1.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (30.00%) Analyst
2 19 (19.00%) Business Analyst
3 17 (17.00%) Developer
4 9 (9.00%) Architect
5 8 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.00%) SAS Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Telecoms Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Telecoms Manager
8 5 (5.00%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Build Manager
9 4 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Network Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (3.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
10 3 (3.00%) Delivery Manager
10 3 (3.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) CSS
1 3 (3.00%) HTML
1 3 (3.00%) Java EE 5
1 3 (3.00%) Middleware
2 2 (2.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (2.00%) jQuery
2 2 (2.00%) Web Services
2 2 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.00%) Ajax
3 1 (1.00%) J2EE
3 1 (1.00%) LINQ
3 1 (1.00%) MDX
3 1 (1.00%) Spring
3 1 (1.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.00%) WCF
3 1 (1.00%) XML
3 1 (1.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (3.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.00%) User Experience
4 1 (1.00%) CCTV
4 1 (1.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.00%) DTV
4 1 (1.00%) IPTV
4 1 (1.00%) MPEG
4 1 (1.00%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.00%) Statistics
4 1 (1.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.00%) Windows
2 6 (6.00%) Unix
3 5 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.00%) AIX
4 3 (3.00%) Linux
4 3 (3.00%) Solaris
5 1 (1.00%) HPUX
5 1 (1.00%) OS/2
5 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (16.00%) Migration
2 16 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (14.00%) Programme Management
4 13 (13.00%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.00%) Project Management
6 8 (8.00%) ETL
7 7 (7.00%) Business Analysis
7 7 (7.00%) UML
8 6 (6.00%) Analytics
8 6 (6.00%) ITIL
9 5 (5.00%) Change Control
9 5 (5.00%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.00%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.00%) CRM
10 4 (4.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (4.00%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.00%) SQL
2 4 (4.00%) Java
3 2 (2.00%) C#
3 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.00%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.00%) C
4 1 (1.00%) C++
4 1 (1.00%) COBOL
4 1 (1.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.00%) JCL
4 1 (1.00%) PHP
4 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.00%) Python
4 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (9.00%) ISEB
2 5 (5.00%) Degree
3 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.00%) Chartered Engineer
4 3 (3.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.00%) CBAP
5 1 (1.00%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (13.00%) SAP
2 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.00%) Oracle
4 5 (5.00%) Huawei
4 5 (5.00%) IBM
5 3 (3.00%) BT
5 3 (3.00%) Ericsson
5 3 (3.00%) Nokia
5 3 (3.00%) Siebel
6 2 (2.00%) Cisco
6 2 (2.00%) NEC
6 2 (2.00%) Nortel
6 2 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.00%) Avaya
7 1 (1.00%) Citrix
7 1 (1.00%) EMC
7 1 (1.00%) HP
7 1 (1.00%) Mitel
7 1 (1.00%) NetApp
7 1 (1.00%) WatchGuard
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