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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 35 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.93% 2.02% 3.30%
As % of the General category 2.65% 8.33% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate £420 £443 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £421 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £465 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
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
113 72 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 34.88% 24.24% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 44 31
Average daily rate £400 £313 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £167 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.42 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% -2.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 3 £420 -5.08% 3
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Huawei
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 2 (14.29%) Remedy
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) PBX
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
1 1 (7.14%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Military
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Operations Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Service Design Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Quality Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Service Quality Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) AWS Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
1 1 (7.14%) WCF
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Huawei
2 2 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
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