The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 35 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.81% 4.17% 4.88%
As % of the General category 6.80% 12.50% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
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£288 £550 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.72% +64.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside region.

General Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
103 80 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.68% 33.33% 28.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 42 44
Average daily rate £385 £448 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.96% +23.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £26.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.71% +165.00%
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 Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Merseyside region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Merseyside region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Merseyside 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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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
Liverpool -9 2 - - 1
Bootle - 1 - -
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (33.33%) Project Management
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (26.67%) DTV
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (26.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (26.67%) Electronics
2 4 (26.67%) Marketing
2 4 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) SLA
4 2 (13.33%) MS Office
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Huawei
4 2 (13.33%) WCF
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) OSPF
1 1 (6.67%) BGP
1 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) FileMaker
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (26.67%) Electronics
2 4 (26.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Operations Manager
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) FileMaker Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Billing Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (13.33%) WCF
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) DTV
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
2 4 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Line Management
5 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCIE
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) CCDP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Huawei
3 1 (6.67%) Aruba
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
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