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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 46 58 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 53 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.47% 2.25% 4.44%
As % of the General category 8.80% 6.21% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 17 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £145 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £388 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.63 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.50% -23.07%
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
602 467 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.45% 36.26% 39.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 262 193
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 23
Average hourly rate £15.98 £23.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.02% +62.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £15.85 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.79 £64.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -8.00%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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
Bury +1 1 £150 -42.85%
Stockport - 1 - -
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 (42.48%) Finance
2 25 (22.12%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (21.24%) UNIX
4 21 (18.58%) Manufacturing
4 21 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (17.70%) Programme Management
5 20 (17.70%) Electronics
5 20 (17.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 20 (17.70%) Marketing
5 20 (17.70%) Digital Marketing
5 20 (17.70%) SAP
5 20 (17.70%) DTV
6 19 (16.81%) Linux
7 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
8 14 (12.39%) Cisco
8 14 (12.39%) Ethernet
9 13 (11.50%) SQL
9 13 (11.50%) Unit Testing
10 12 (10.62%) MPLS
11 11 (9.73%) Project Management
11 11 (9.73%) CCNP
11 11 (9.73%) CCNA
11 11 (9.73%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (9.73%) HTML
11 11 (9.73%) CSS
11 11 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (9.73%) MVC
11 11 (9.73%) Scrum
12 10 (8.85%) BT
12 10 (8.85%) jQuery

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 (3.54%) SAS
2 2 (1.77%) Confluence
2 2 (1.77%) IIS
2 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.77%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.88%) Lync
3 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.88%) Node.js
3 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.19%) MS Office
3 4 (3.54%) MS Project
4 2 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.77%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.88%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 20 (17.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.65%) Agresso
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) PaaS
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.39%) Ethernet
2 12 (10.62%) MPLS
3 10 (8.85%) OSPF
3 10 (8.85%) BGP
3 10 (8.85%) L2TP
3 10 (8.85%) RSVP
3 10 (8.85%) VPN
3 10 (8.85%) VRRP
3 10 (8.85%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (8.85%) BT 21CN
3 10 (8.85%) IPv4
3 10 (8.85%) IPv6
3 10 (8.85%) Broadband
3 10 (8.85%) Junos
3 10 (8.85%) HSRP
3 10 (8.85%) IOS XR
4 7 (6.19%) GSM
5 6 (5.31%) UMTS
5 6 (5.31%) 3G
5 6 (5.31%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.08%) RavenDB
2 7 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.42%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.54%) QlikView
5 3 (2.65%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (1.77%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.77%) Big Data
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.77%) MySQL
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.88%) MS Access
7 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.88%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.08%) ReSharper
2 8 (7.08%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.77%) Subversion
3 2 (1.77%) JIRA
3 2 (1.77%) JUnit
4 1 (0.88%) GoogleTest
4 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.88%) NetBeans
General
1 48 (42.48%) Finance
2 21 (18.58%) Manufacturing
3 20 (17.70%) Electronics
3 20 (17.70%) Marketing
4 9 (7.96%) Banking
5 5 (4.42%) Legal
6 3 (2.65%) Billing
7 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.77%) Law
8 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (23.01%) Analyst
2 19 (16.81%) Business Analyst
3 17 (15.04%) Developer
4 11 (9.73%) Project Manager
5 10 (8.85%) Implementation Engineer
5 10 (8.85%) Operations Engineer
5 10 (8.85%) IP Engineer
6 8 (7.08%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.19%) Architect
7 7 (6.19%) Business Systems Analyst
7 7 (6.19%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.31%) Field Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Report Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Data Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Report Writer
9 5 (4.42%) Contracts Manager
9 5 (4.42%) Business Objects Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (3.54%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.73%) CSS
1 11 (9.73%) HTML
2 10 (8.85%) jQuery
3 9 (7.96%) .NET
4 8 (7.08%) LINQ
4 8 (7.08%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (7.08%) Backbone.js
5 3 (2.65%) Spring
6 2 (1.77%) Ajax
6 2 (1.77%) JSP
6 2 (1.77%) XML
6 2 (1.77%) XSD
6 2 (1.77%) Middleware
6 2 (1.77%) J2EE
6 2 (1.77%) Spring MVC
6 2 (1.77%) WCF
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.77%) Akka
7 1 (0.88%) RESTful
7 1 (0.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.70%) DTV
2 9 (7.96%) Mainframe
3 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.65%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.77%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.77%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.77%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.77%) Clustering
6 1 (0.88%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.88%) CCTV
6 1 (0.88%) SCADA
6 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.88%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (0.88%) BeagleBone
6 1 (0.88%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.24%) UNIX
2 19 (16.81%) Linux
3 10 (8.85%) Windows
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.88%) Scientific Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.12%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (17.70%) Programme Management
3 20 (17.70%) Digital Marketing
4 13 (11.50%) Unit Testing
5 11 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (9.73%) Scrum
5 11 (9.73%) MVC
5 11 (9.73%) Project Management
6 8 (7.08%) OOP
6 8 (7.08%) Domain-Driven Design
6 8 (7.08%) CQRS
6 8 (7.08%) SDLC
7 6 (5.31%) OO
7 6 (5.31%) Migration
7 6 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.42%) Data Analysis
9 4 (3.54%) TDD
9 4 (3.54%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.54%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.50%) SQL
2 10 (8.85%) JavaScript
3 8 (7.08%) C#
4 6 (5.31%) C
5 5 (4.42%) C++
6 4 (3.54%) Java
7 1 (0.88%) VBA
7 1 (0.88%) Python
7 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.88%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.88%) REXX
7 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.88%) JCL
7 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (9.73%) CCNP
1 11 (9.73%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (9.73%) CCNA
2 10 (8.85%) JNCIA
2 10 (8.85%) JNCIP
2 10 (8.85%) CCIP
2 10 (8.85%) CCIE
3 8 (7.08%) Degree
4 6 (5.31%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.31%) ISEB
5 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.88%) MCP
6 1 (0.88%) MCSE
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.88%) PMP
6 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.42%) NFS
3 2 (1.77%) XenApp
4 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Netcool
1 1 (0.88%) SCCM
1 1 (0.88%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (17.70%) SAP
2 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.39%) Cisco
4 10 (8.85%) Juniper
4 10 (8.85%) BT
5 7 (6.19%) Oracle
6 6 (5.31%) Ericsson
6 6 (5.31%) Amdocs
7 5 (4.42%) Business Objects
8 4 (3.54%) Huawei
8 4 (3.54%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 3 (2.65%) Google
9 3 (2.65%) IBM
9 3 (2.65%) Citrix
10 2 (1.77%) HP
10 2 (1.77%) VMware
10 2 (1.77%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.77%) hybris
11 1 (0.88%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.88%) Sonus
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