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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 32 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 8 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.17% 3.23% 1.00%
As % of the General category 9.76% 13.04% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
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£413 £110 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% -67.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-38.00% -18.03%
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
82 46 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.28% 24.73% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 33 26
Average daily rate £413 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £108 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +239.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.84%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 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 -11 6 £413 +275.00% 1
Wirral - 1 - -
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 7 (38.89%) SLA
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) Line Management
2 6 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 6 (33.33%) WFM
2 6 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (33.33%) RNC
2 6 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 6 (33.33%) ATM
2 6 (33.33%) GSM
2 6 (33.33%) SDH
2 6 (33.33%) UMTS
2 6 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 3 (16.67%) Marketing
6 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.11%) MS Office
6 2 (11.11%) SAP
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
1 6 (33.33%) RNC
1 6 (33.33%) ATM
1 6 (33.33%) GSM
1 6 (33.33%) SDH
1 6 (33.33%) UMTS
1 6 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) OSPF
2 1 (5.56%) BGP
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Auditor
5 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Billing Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) DTV
2 1 (5.56%) AS400
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Psychology
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) Line Management
2 6 (33.33%) WFM
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE
6 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) ETL
6 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.56%) Network Design
7 1 (5.56%) ITSM
7 1 (5.56%) Validation
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) B2C
7 1 (5.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCIE
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
1 1 (5.56%) CCDP
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 6 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Aruba