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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 39 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.72% 2.34% 2.97%
As % of the General category 3.41% 7.58% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
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£413 £550 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +64.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.10 £23.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-38.69% -35.21%
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
88 66 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.10% 30.84% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 41 40
Average daily rate £425 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £600 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £12.25 £32.75 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.59% +227.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 July 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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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 -8 2 £413 +12.24% 1
Bootle - 1 - -
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (31.25%) SLA
1 5 (31.25%) Project Management
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) Line Management
2 4 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (25.00%) WFM
2 4 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (25.00%) RNC
2 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (25.00%) ATM
2 4 (25.00%) GSM
2 4 (25.00%) SDH
2 4 (25.00%) UMTS
2 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (18.75%) Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Electronics
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 2 (12.50%) DTV
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) SQL

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) ATM
1 4 (25.00%) GSM
1 4 (25.00%) SDH
1 4 (25.00%) UMTS
1 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (25.00%) RNC
1 4 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) OSPF
2 1 (6.25%) BGP
2 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
2 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Field Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Billing Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) DTV
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) AS400
2 1 (6.25%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Project Management
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) Line Management
2 4 (25.00%) WFM
2 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Market Research
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCIE
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) CCDP
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Ericsson
1 4 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Aruba
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