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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 40 33 54
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 50 51 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.30% 4.12% 2.44%
As % of the General category 8.28% 11.59% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 9
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 £275 £168 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £413 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-38.00% -9.09%
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
604 440 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.84% 35.51% 35.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 240 162
Average daily rate £400 £363 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 19
Average hourly rate £15.98 £23.00 £14.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.54% +63.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £11.69 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £120.00 £79.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Stockport -2 1 - - 1
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (29.41%) Finance
2 29 (28.43%) UNIX
3 22 (21.57%) Linux
4 21 (20.59%) Cisco
4 21 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (19.61%) Ethernet
6 19 (18.63%) MPLS
7 18 (17.65%) CCNP
7 18 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (16.67%) CCNA
8 17 (16.67%) Juniper
8 17 (16.67%) OSPF
8 17 (16.67%) BGP
9 16 (15.69%) L2TP
9 16 (15.69%) RSVP
9 16 (15.69%) VRRP
9 16 (15.69%) CCIP
9 16 (15.69%) IPv4
9 16 (15.69%) IPv6
9 16 (15.69%) CCIE
9 16 (15.69%) VPN
9 16 (15.69%) Broadband
9 16 (15.69%) JNCIA
9 16 (15.69%) JNCIP
9 16 (15.69%) BT
9 16 (15.69%) Cisco IOS
9 16 (15.69%) BT 21CN
9 16 (15.69%) Junos
9 16 (15.69%) HSRP
9 16 (15.69%) IOS XR

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.96%) SAS
1 2 (1.96%) Confluence
2 1 (0.98%) Node.js
2 1 (0.98%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.98%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.88%) MS Office
3 4 (3.92%) MS Project
4 2 (1.96%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.98%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 11 (10.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (4.90%) Agresso
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) SaaS
1 1 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.61%) Ethernet
2 19 (18.63%) MPLS
3 17 (16.67%) OSPF
3 17 (16.67%) BGP
4 16 (15.69%) L2TP
4 16 (15.69%) RSVP
4 16 (15.69%) VRRP
4 16 (15.69%) IPv4
4 16 (15.69%) IPv6
4 16 (15.69%) VPN
4 16 (15.69%) Broadband
4 16 (15.69%) Cisco IOS
4 16 (15.69%) BT 21CN
4 16 (15.69%) Junos
4 16 (15.69%) HSRP
4 16 (15.69%) IOS XR
5 7 (6.86%) 4G
6 6 (5.88%) 3G
6 6 (5.88%) Firewall
6 6 (5.88%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.84%) RavenDB
2 4 (3.92%) QlikView
3 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.96%) MySQL
4 2 (1.96%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.98%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.98%) Big Data
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.98%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.98%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.98%) MS Access
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.84%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.84%) ReSharper
3 2 (1.96%) JUnit
3 2 (1.96%) JIRA
3 2 (1.96%) Subversion
4 1 (0.98%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.98%) GoogleTest
4 1 (0.98%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (29.41%) Finance
2 12 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 11 (10.78%) Electronics
3 11 (10.78%) Marketing
4 8 (7.84%) Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Law
5 3 (2.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.98%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (15.69%) Developer
1 16 (15.69%) Implementation Engineer
1 16 (15.69%) Operations Engineer
1 16 (15.69%) IP Engineer
2 15 (14.71%) Analyst
3 10 (9.80%) Project Manager
3 10 (9.80%) Business Analyst
4 8 (7.84%) Architect
4 8 (7.84%) Field Engineer
4 8 (7.84%) .NET Developer
5 5 (4.90%) Network Engineer
5 5 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (3.92%) Administrator
6 4 (3.92%) Coordinator
6 4 (3.92%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (2.94%) Project Administrator
7 3 (2.94%) Data Analyst
7 3 (2.94%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (1.96%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.78%) CSS
1 11 (10.78%) HTML
2 10 (9.80%) jQuery
3 9 (8.82%) .NET
4 8 (7.84%) Backbone.js
4 8 (7.84%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (7.84%) LINQ
5 3 (2.94%) Spring
6 2 (1.96%) J2EE
6 2 (1.96%) XML
6 2 (1.96%) XSD
6 2 (1.96%) JSP
6 2 (1.96%) Spring MVC
6 2 (1.96%) Ajax
7 1 (0.98%) JAX-RS
7 1 (0.98%) Sass
7 1 (0.98%) LESS
7 1 (0.98%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.98%) Akka
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) DTV
2 8 (7.84%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.98%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.98%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (0.98%) BeagleBone
5 1 (0.98%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.98%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.98%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.98%) CCTV
5 1 (0.98%) SCADA
5 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.43%) UNIX
2 22 (21.57%) Linux
3 7 (6.86%) Windows
4 1 (0.98%) Scientific Linux
4 1 (0.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 11 (10.78%) MVC
4 11 (10.78%) Programme Management
4 11 (10.78%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (9.80%) Scrum
6 9 (8.82%) Project Management
7 8 (7.84%) OOP
7 8 (7.84%) Domain-Driven Design
7 8 (7.84%) CQRS
8 5 (4.90%) Data Analysis
8 5 (4.90%) OO
9 4 (3.92%) Line Management
9 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.92%) WFM
9 4 (3.92%) Migration
10 3 (2.94%) Network Design
10 3 (2.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.80%) JavaScript
2 8 (7.84%) C#
3 7 (6.86%) SQL
4 5 (4.90%) C
5 4 (3.92%) C++
6 3 (2.94%) Java
7 1 (0.98%) Ruby
7 1 (0.98%) Python
7 1 (0.98%) VBA
7 1 (0.98%) REXX
7 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.98%) JCL
7 1 (0.98%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.98%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 18 (17.65%) CCNP
1 18 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (16.67%) CCNA
3 16 (15.69%) CCIP
3 16 (15.69%) CCIE
3 16 (15.69%) JNCIA
3 16 (15.69%) JNCIP
4 7 (6.86%) Degree
5 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.96%) ISEB
8 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.98%) MCP
8 1 (0.98%) MCSE
8 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.98%) PMP
8 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.96%) NFS
2 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) SCCM
2 1 (0.98%) Puppet
2 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (20.59%) Cisco
2 17 (16.67%) Juniper
3 16 (15.69%) BT
4 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
5 11 (10.78%) SAP
6 7 (6.86%) Ericsson
7 5 (4.90%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 5 (4.90%) Huawei
7 5 (4.90%) Oracle
8 3 (2.94%) Google
9 2 (1.96%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.96%) Citrix
9 2 (1.96%) IBM
9 2 (1.96%) Pega
9 2 (1.96%) VMware
9 2 (1.96%) Amdocs
9 2 (1.96%) hybris
10 1 (0.98%) Sonus
10 1 (0.98%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.98%) Nokia
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