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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 26 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 8 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.25% 3.69% 0.91%
As % of the General category 10.13% 13.04% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
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£550 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-45.07% +14.51%
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
79 69 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.11% 28.28% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 44 36
Average daily rate £445 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.75% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £288 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £32.75 £10.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £11.50 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 August 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
Liverpool -4 5 £368 +22.50% 2
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 3 (21.43%) Electronics
2 3 (21.43%) DTV
2 3 (21.43%) SAP
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
2 3 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (21.43%) Statistics
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) 3G
3 2 (14.29%) Remedy
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
3 2 (14.29%) 2G
3 2 (14.29%) 4G
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.14%) IVR
4 1 (7.14%) MGCP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) 3G
1 2 (14.29%) 2G
1 2 (14.29%) 4G
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (7.14%) LTE
2 1 (7.14%) MGCP
2 1 (7.14%) H.323
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 3 (21.43%) Electronics
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Actuary
2 3 (21.43%) Pricing Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Site Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) DTV
1 3 (21.43%) Statistics
2 1 (7.14%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
3 1 (7.14%) Windows NT
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) Statistical Modelling
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
2 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) V-Model
4 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft