The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 17 April 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 North East 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 40 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 23 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.56% 2.94% 5.65%
As % of the General category 16.08% 12.16% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 9
Average daily rate £168 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.19% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-36.36% -11.29%
General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
143 74 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.14% 24.18% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 36 63
Average daily rate £264 £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.94% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £550 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £15.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the North East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the North East region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -13 21 £168 -36.19% 4
Durham 0 1 - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 19 (51.35%) Security Cleared
2 15 (40.54%) Finance
3 12 (32.43%) Cisco
3 12 (32.43%) 3G
4 11 (29.73%) Windows
5 7 (18.92%) ITIL
5 7 (18.92%) DV Cleared
6 6 (16.22%) 4G
6 6 (16.22%) 2G
6 6 (16.22%) RNC
6 6 (16.22%) SQL
6 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
6 6 (16.22%) Ericsson
6 6 (16.22%) Nokia
6 6 (16.22%) Service Management
7 5 (13.51%) DSL
7 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (13.51%) DHCP
7 5 (13.51%) Ethernet
7 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
8 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
8 4 (10.81%) VMware
8 4 (10.81%) Clustering
8 4 (10.81%) DNS
8 4 (10.81%) Nortel
8 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.81%) PMI
8 4 (10.81%) PMI Certification
8 4 (10.81%) CA

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) 3G
2 6 (16.22%) 2G
2 6 (16.22%) RNC
2 6 (16.22%) 4G
3 5 (13.51%) DSL
3 5 (13.51%) DHCP
3 5 (13.51%) Ethernet
4 4 (10.81%) DNS
5 3 (8.11%) WAN
5 3 (8.11%) Internet
5 3 (8.11%) DWDM
5 3 (8.11%) ATM
6 2 (5.41%) LAN
6 2 (5.41%) SAN
7 1 (2.70%) MPLS
7 1 (2.70%) IPsec
7 1 (2.70%) UMTS
7 1 (2.70%) GSM
7 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) DTS
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Selenium
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.70%) ProC
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.41%) Electronics
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Field Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Coordinator
3 3 (8.11%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Administrator
4 2 (5.41%) Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) DBA
5 1 (2.70%) Programmer
5 1 (2.70%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Service Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) PMI
1 4 (10.81%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) DTV
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.11%) Solaris
4 2 (5.41%) UNIX
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Service Management
3 4 (10.81%) Project Management
3 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.11%) ETL
5 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.41%) ERP
5 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.70%) Change Management
6 1 (2.70%) Workflow
6 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) DV Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.81%) PMI Certification
5 3 (8.11%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) MCDBA
6 1 (2.70%) MCT
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Cisco
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Ericsson
2 6 (16.22%) Nokia
3 4 (10.81%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) Nortel
3 4 (10.81%) CA
4 3 (8.11%) NEC
5 2 (5.41%) Veritas
5 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle
5 2 (5.41%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Huawei
6 1 (2.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (2.70%) Splunk