The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Merseyside region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 23 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 6 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.79% 3.02% 0.44%
As % of the General category 9.68% 10.94% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
- +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-32.39% +9.23%
General Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
62 64 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.84% 27.59% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 41 33
Average daily rate £435 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £486 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Average hourly rate £32.75 £10.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.50% -54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £11.95 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Telecoms
North West

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 23 July 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 23 July 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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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 -1 3 £368 +22.50%
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (41.67%) Finance
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (25.00%) Statistics
3 3 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (25.00%) DTV
3 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (25.00%) Electronics
4 2 (16.67%) Remedy
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) FMCG
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) IPTV
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) 3G
1 1 (8.33%) 2G
1 1 (8.33%) LTE
1 1 (8.33%) 4G
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (25.00%) Electronics
3 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Actuary
2 3 (25.00%) Pricing Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) DTV
1 3 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (8.33%) IPTV
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) V-Model
4 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft