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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 47 59 30
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -29
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 62 28 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.35% 2.14% 5.08%
As % of the General category 8.01% 6.45% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 15 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £15.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -40.84%
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
774 434 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.82% 33.16% 35.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 249 194
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £528 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 23
Average hourly rate £33.64 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.74 £12.77 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £18.00 £17.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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
Altrincham - 1 - -
Bury - 1 £150 -
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 58 (51.79%) Finance
2 25 (22.32%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (16.07%) Manufacturing
3 18 (16.07%) Migration
4 17 (15.18%) Electronics
4 17 (15.18%) Programme Management
4 17 (15.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (15.18%) Marketing
4 17 (15.18%) Digital Marketing
4 17 (15.18%) DTV
4 17 (15.18%) SAP
5 15 (13.39%) Project Management
5 15 (13.39%) Banking
5 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (12.50%) SQL
7 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
8 11 (9.82%) 3G
8 11 (9.82%) Java
8 11 (9.82%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (9.82%) Legal
8 11 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (9.82%) 4G
9 8 (7.14%) Data Integration
9 8 (7.14%) Java EE 5
9 8 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (7.14%) UNIX
9 8 (7.14%) Linux
9 8 (7.14%) Cisco
9 8 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 8 (7.14%) Data Governance

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (5.36%) SAS
2 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.79%) IIS
3 2 (1.79%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.89%) Node.js
4 1 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.89%) CMS
4 1 (0.89%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (4.46%) MS Office
2 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.68%) MS Project
4 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.89%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (15.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.89%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) PaaS
2 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.82%) 3G
1 11 (9.82%) 4G
2 6 (5.36%) 2G
3 5 (4.46%) DNS
4 4 (3.57%) MPLS
5 3 (2.68%) DHCP
5 3 (2.68%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.68%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (2.68%) LTE
6 2 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.79%) BT 21CN
6 2 (1.79%) HSRP
6 2 (1.79%) IPv4
6 2 (1.79%) IPv6
6 2 (1.79%) SAN
6 2 (1.79%) Broadband
6 2 (1.79%) SNMP
6 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.79%) VPN
6 2 (1.79%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.82%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.46%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (3.57%) QlikView
3 4 (3.57%) RavenDB
3 4 (3.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.68%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (2.68%) Base SAS
4 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.79%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.79%) Big Data
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.89%) MySQL
6 1 (0.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.89%) OLAP
6 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.57%) ReSharper
2 4 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.89%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.89%) JIRA
3 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.89%) Redmine
General
1 58 (51.79%) Finance
2 18 (16.07%) Manufacturing
3 17 (15.18%) Electronics
3 17 (15.18%) Marketing
4 15 (13.39%) Banking
5 11 (9.82%) Legal
6 4 (3.57%) Billing
7 3 (2.68%) Law
8 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.79%) Retail
9 1 (0.89%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (23.21%) Analyst
2 18 (16.07%) Business Analyst
3 15 (13.39%) Project Manager
3 15 (13.39%) Developer
4 12 (10.71%) Architect
4 12 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (9.82%) Delivery Manager
6 10 (8.93%) Contracts Manager
7 6 (5.36%) Business Systems Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Report Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Business Objects Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Report Writer
8 5 (4.46%) Business Objects Report Writer
9 4 (3.57%) SAS Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Telecoms Business Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.14%) Java EE 5
2 5 (4.46%) HTML
2 5 (4.46%) .NET
2 5 (4.46%) CSS
2 5 (4.46%) jQuery
3 4 (3.57%) LINQ
3 4 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (3.57%) Backbone.js
4 2 (1.79%) WCF
4 2 (1.79%) Middleware
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.79%) Akka
4 2 (1.79%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.89%) RESTful
5 1 (0.89%) HTML5
5 1 (0.89%) Spring
5 1 (0.89%) Java SE
5 1 (0.89%) Java EE
5 1 (0.89%) MDX
5 1 (0.89%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.18%) DTV
2 8 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 6 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.57%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.79%) Clustering
5 2 (1.79%) IVR
5 2 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.79%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.89%) User Experience
6 1 (0.89%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.89%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.89%) PMI
6 1 (0.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.14%) Linux
1 8 (7.14%) UNIX
2 5 (4.46%) Windows
3 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.89%) Scientific Linux
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.89%) OS/2
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.32%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (16.07%) Migration
3 17 (15.18%) Programme Management
3 17 (15.18%) Digital Marketing
4 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.39%) Project Management
5 11 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 8 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (7.14%) Security Architecture
6 8 (7.14%) Data Governance
7 7 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 7 (6.25%) Scrum
8 6 (5.36%) SDLC
9 5 (4.46%) MVC
9 5 (4.46%) Data Analysis
9 5 (4.46%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.46%) Use Case
10 4 (3.57%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.50%) SQL
2 11 (9.82%) Java
3 7 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.57%) C
4 4 (3.57%) C#
5 3 (2.68%) C++
6 1 (0.89%) PHP
6 1 (0.89%) Python
6 1 (0.89%) REXX
6 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (6.25%) ISEB
1 7 (6.25%) Degree
2 4 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.57%) CCNP
2 4 (3.57%) CCNA
3 3 (2.68%) CCIE
3 3 (2.68%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.79%) PMP
4 2 (1.79%) JNCIA
4 2 (1.79%) JNCIP
4 2 (1.79%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.79%) CCIP
5 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) SLA
1 2 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.36%) NFS
1 6 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.79%) XenApp
3 1 (0.89%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Netcool
1 1 (0.89%) SCCM
1 1 (0.89%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (15.18%) SAP
2 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.14%) Cisco
4 7 (6.25%) Amdocs
4 7 (6.25%) Oracle
5 5 (4.46%) Huawei
6 3 (2.68%) Citrix
6 3 (2.68%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.68%) IBM
6 3 (2.68%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.79%) Juniper
7 2 (1.79%) BT
7 2 (1.79%) VMware
8 1 (0.89%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.89%) Sophos
8 1 (0.89%) Brocade
8 1 (0.89%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.89%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.89%) NetApp
8 1 (0.89%) Nokia
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