The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 2.14%
As % of the General category - - 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

General Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
59 28 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 39.60% 20.74% 33.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 24
Average daily rate £525 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £368 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £635 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Midlands region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Midlands region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Telecoms
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (44.44%) Automotive
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) New Media
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 4 (44.44%) Automotive
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) BSS Architect
3 2 (22.22%) OSS Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
4 1 (11.11%) BSS Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Chief Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
4 1 (11.11%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#