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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 48 72 32
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -40
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 49 16 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.03% 1.30% 4.92%
As % of the General category 7.59% 3.82% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 8 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £289 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £433 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £13.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.10 £23.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-38.69% -35.21%
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
646 419 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.95% 34.04% 34.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 244 182
Average daily rate £390 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 20
Average hourly rate £15.98 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.71% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 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 31 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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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
Bury - 1 £150 -
Stockport - 1 - - 1
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 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 50 (45.45%) Finance
2 23 (20.91%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (17.27%) Manufacturing
5 18 (16.36%) Electronics
5 18 (16.36%) Programme Management
5 18 (16.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 18 (16.36%) Marketing
5 18 (16.36%) Digital Marketing
5 18 (16.36%) SAP
5 18 (16.36%) UNIX
5 18 (16.36%) DTV
6 14 (12.73%) Linux
7 13 (11.82%) SQL
7 13 (11.82%) Microsoft
8 12 (10.91%) Ethernet
8 12 (10.91%) Unit Testing
9 11 (10.00%) Scrum
9 11 (10.00%) Migration
9 11 (10.00%) Banking
10 10 (9.09%) MVC
10 10 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (9.09%) HTML
10 10 (9.09%) CSS
10 10 (9.09%) Cisco
10 10 (9.09%) Project Management
11 9 (8.18%) MPLS
11 9 (8.18%) CCNP
11 9 (8.18%) CCNA
11 9 (8.18%) Cisco Certification

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (3.64%) SAS
2 2 (1.82%) Confluence
2 2 (1.82%) IIS
2 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.82%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.91%) Lync
3 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.91%) Node.js
3 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) MS Office
1 5 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.73%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.73%) MS Project
3 1 (0.91%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (16.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.91%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) PaaS
2 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.91%) Ethernet
2 9 (8.18%) MPLS
3 8 (7.27%) 4G
3 8 (7.27%) 3G
4 7 (6.36%) Radio Access Network
4 7 (6.36%) HSRP
4 7 (6.36%) Junos
4 7 (6.36%) IOS XR
4 7 (6.36%) OSPF
4 7 (6.36%) BGP
4 7 (6.36%) L2TP
4 7 (6.36%) RSVP
4 7 (6.36%) VRRP
4 7 (6.36%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (6.36%) BT 21CN
4 7 (6.36%) VPN
4 7 (6.36%) IPv4
4 7 (6.36%) IPv6
4 7 (6.36%) Broadband
5 6 (5.45%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (6.36%) RavenDB
2 5 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (3.64%) QlikView
4 3 (2.73%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.82%) Big Data
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.82%) MySQL
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.91%) MS Access
6 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.91%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.91%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.36%) ReSharper
2 7 (6.36%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.82%) Subversion
3 2 (1.82%) JIRA
3 2 (1.82%) JUnit
4 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.91%) NetBeans
General
1 50 (45.45%) Finance
2 19 (17.27%) Manufacturing
3 18 (16.36%) Electronics
3 18 (16.36%) Marketing
4 11 (10.00%) Banking
5 7 (6.36%) Legal
6 5 (4.55%) Billing
7 3 (2.73%) Law
8 2 (1.82%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.91%) Retail
9 1 (0.91%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (22.73%) Analyst
2 18 (16.36%) Business Analyst
3 16 (14.55%) Developer
4 13 (11.82%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.18%) Architect
5 9 (8.18%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (7.27%) Delivery Manager
7 7 (6.36%) Contracts Manager
7 7 (6.36%) Implementation Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) Operations Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) IP Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Field Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Business Systems Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Report Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Data Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Business Objects Report Writer
9 5 (4.55%) Report Writer
9 5 (4.55%) Business Objects Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.09%) CSS
1 10 (9.09%) HTML
2 9 (8.18%) jQuery
3 8 (7.27%) .NET
4 7 (6.36%) LINQ
4 7 (6.36%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (6.36%) Backbone.js
4 7 (6.36%) 802.1X
5 3 (2.73%) Java EE 5
5 3 (2.73%) Spring
6 2 (1.82%) Ajax
6 2 (1.82%) JSP
6 2 (1.82%) XML
6 2 (1.82%) XSD
6 2 (1.82%) Middleware
6 2 (1.82%) J2EE
6 2 (1.82%) Spring MVC
6 2 (1.82%) WCF
6 2 (1.82%) Akka
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.36%) DTV
2 8 (7.27%) Mainframe
3 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.64%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.73%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.82%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.82%) Clustering
6 2 (1.82%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.82%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.91%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.36%) UNIX
2 14 (12.73%) Linux
3 8 (7.27%) Windows
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.91%) Scientific Linux
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.91%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (16.36%) Programme Management
3 18 (16.36%) Digital Marketing
4 12 (10.91%) Unit Testing
5 11 (10.00%) Migration
5 11 (10.00%) Scrum
6 10 (9.09%) MVC
6 10 (9.09%) Project Management
6 10 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (7.27%) SDLC
9 7 (6.36%) OOP
9 7 (6.36%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (6.36%) CQRS
10 5 (4.55%) OO
10 5 (4.55%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.55%) Data Analysis
11 4 (3.64%) TDD
11 4 (3.64%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.82%) SQL
2 9 (8.18%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.36%) C#
3 7 (6.36%) Java
4 5 (4.55%) C
5 4 (3.64%) C++
6 1 (0.91%) VBA
6 1 (0.91%) Python
6 1 (0.91%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.91%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.91%) REXX
6 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.91%) JCL
6 1 (0.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (8.18%) CCNP
1 9 (8.18%) CCNA
1 9 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.27%) Degree
2 8 (7.27%) CCIE
3 7 (6.36%) JNCIA
3 7 (6.36%) JNCIP
3 7 (6.36%) CCIP
4 6 (5.45%) ISEB
4 6 (5.45%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.82%) PMP
6 2 (1.82%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) SLA
2 2 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.45%) NFS
2 5 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.82%) XenApp
4 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.91%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Netcool
1 1 (0.91%) SCCM
1 1 (0.91%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (0.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (16.36%) SAP
2 13 (11.82%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.09%) Cisco
4 7 (6.36%) Juniper
4 7 (6.36%) BT
4 7 (6.36%) Amdocs
5 6 (5.45%) Oracle
5 6 (5.45%) Ericsson
6 4 (3.64%) Huawei
6 4 (3.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 3 (2.73%) IBM
7 3 (2.73%) Citrix
8 2 (1.82%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.82%) VMware
8 2 (1.82%) hybris
9 1 (0.91%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.91%) Brocade
9 1 (0.91%) Google
9 1 (0.91%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.91%) HP
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