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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 46 38 52
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 45 45 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.11% 4.08% 2.78%
As % of the General category 8.54% 11.63% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £600 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.77% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.67 - £6.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -34.61%
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
527 387 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 36.40% 35.09% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 186 194
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 22
Average hourly rate £21.34 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.91% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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 - 2 £275 - 1
Bury - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 38 (52.05%) Finance
2 16 (21.92%) IBM
3 12 (16.44%) Mainframe
4 11 (15.07%) Project Management
5 10 (13.70%) Migration
5 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
6 9 (12.33%) Cisco
6 9 (12.33%) Banking
6 9 (12.33%) IBM Mainframe
7 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
8 7 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (9.59%) Linux
8 7 (9.59%) CCNA
8 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
9 6 (8.22%) Ethernet
9 6 (8.22%) UNIX
9 6 (8.22%) Oracle
10 5 (6.85%) MS Office
10 5 (6.85%) Java
10 5 (6.85%) VPN
10 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.85%) JMS
10 5 (6.85%) Eclipse
10 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.85%) Middleware
10 5 (6.85%) 3G
10 5 (6.85%) MPLS
10 5 (6.85%) BT
10 5 (6.85%) 2G

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (5.48%) CICS
2 2 (2.74%) Apache
3 1 (1.37%) SAS
3 1 (1.37%) CMS
3 1 (1.37%) WordPress
3 1 (1.37%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) Ethernet
2 5 (6.85%) VPN
2 5 (6.85%) 3G
2 5 (6.85%) MPLS
2 5 (6.85%) 2G
2 5 (6.85%) LTE
2 5 (6.85%) 4G
3 4 (5.48%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (5.48%) HSRP
3 4 (5.48%) Junos
3 4 (5.48%) BT 21CN
3 4 (5.48%) OSPF
3 4 (5.48%) BGP
3 4 (5.48%) L2TP
3 4 (5.48%) RSVP
3 4 (5.48%) VRRP
3 4 (5.48%) IPv4
3 4 (5.48%) IPv6
3 4 (5.48%) Broadband
3 4 (5.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.48%) Easytrieve
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.37%) DB2
5 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.37%) DataStage
5 1 (1.37%) EDMS
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.37%) Big Data
5 1 (1.37%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.37%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Eclipse
1 5 (6.85%) NetBeans
2 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.37%) ReSharper
General
1 38 (52.05%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Banking
3 5 (6.85%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.48%) Marketing
4 4 (5.48%) Electronics
4 4 (5.48%) Law
4 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.11%) Legal
6 2 (2.74%) Retail
7 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Architect
2 10 (13.70%) Project Manager
3 8 (10.96%) Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Field Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Mainframe Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Implementation Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Procurement Manager
6 4 (5.48%) IP Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 2 (2.74%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) JMS
1 5 (6.85%) Middleware
1 5 (6.85%) JPA
1 5 (6.85%) RESTful
1 5 (6.85%) JAX-RS
1 5 (6.85%) Spring
1 5 (6.85%) Java SE
1 5 (6.85%) Java EE
2 4 (5.48%) Web Services
3 3 (4.11%) HTML
3 3 (4.11%) .NET
4 2 (2.74%) HTML5
4 2 (2.74%) LINQ
4 2 (2.74%) jQuery
4 2 (2.74%) CSS
5 1 (1.37%) SOAP
5 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.37%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.37%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Mainframe
2 9 (12.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (5.48%) VSAM
3 4 (5.48%) DTV
4 2 (2.74%) FMCG
5 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.37%) NHS
5 1 (1.37%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.37%) Streaming Media
5 1 (1.37%) Informatics
5 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Linux
2 6 (8.22%) UNIX
3 3 (4.11%) Windows
4 2 (2.74%) AIX
4 2 (2.74%) HPUX
4 2 (2.74%) Solaris
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.07%) Project Management
2 10 (13.70%) Migration
3 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2
4 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (6.85%) Programme Management
4 5 (6.85%) Software Engineering
5 4 (5.48%) Supplier Management
5 4 (5.48%) Data Analysis
5 4 (5.48%) Financial Modelling
5 4 (5.48%) Performance Management
5 4 (5.48%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (5.48%) Data Migration
5 4 (5.48%) Change Management
6 3 (4.11%) ITIL
6 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.11%) Information Security
6 3 (4.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) Java
2 4 (5.48%) JCL
2 4 (5.48%) REXX
2 4 (5.48%) Assembly Language
2 4 (5.48%) COBOL
3 3 (4.11%) SQL
3 3 (4.11%) C#
4 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.74%) PHP
5 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.37%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (9.59%) CCNA
1 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.48%) JNCIA
2 4 (5.48%) JNCIP
2 4 (5.48%) CCIE
2 4 (5.48%) CCNP
2 4 (5.48%) CCIP
3 3 (4.11%) MCSE
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.11%) Degree
4 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.74%) MCP
5 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) COBIT
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) IBM
2 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.33%) Cisco
4 6 (8.22%) Oracle
5 5 (6.85%) BT
6 4 (5.48%) Huawei
6 4 (5.48%) VMware
6 4 (5.48%) Juniper
6 4 (5.48%) Nokia
6 4 (5.48%) SAP
7 3 (4.11%) Dell
7 3 (4.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 2 (2.74%) Capita
8 2 (2.74%) Pega
8 2 (2.74%) StorageTek
8 2 (2.74%) Ericsson
8 2 (2.74%) Intel
8 2 (2.74%) Nortel
8 2 (2.74%) HP
8 2 (2.74%) Sun
Manchester
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham
Orgtel
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £45 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £200.00 - £225 per day
Posted: 14 days ago