The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
England / North East
Rank 66 58 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 24 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.70% 1.81% 1.30%
As % of the General category 14.37% 7.62% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 5
Median daily rate £330 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £199 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £412 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.33 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.64% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £44.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-74.25% +60.00%

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

General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
167 210 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.79% 23.76% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 139 80
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £33.72 £12.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.76% -64.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +43.23%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +1 18 £330 -2.22% 8
Durham +2 6 £300 +33.33% 1
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 14 (45.16%) ITIL
2 12 (38.71%) HP
2 12 (38.71%) Degree
3 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
3 11 (35.48%) Cisco
3 11 (35.48%) Service Management
3 11 (35.48%) ITSM
4 10 (32.26%) Wireless
4 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (32.26%) CCNP
4 10 (32.26%) LAN
4 10 (32.26%) WAN
4 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
4 10 (32.26%) Riverbed
4 10 (32.26%) Aruba
4 10 (32.26%) F5
4 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
4 10 (32.26%) BIG-IP
4 10 (32.26%) Firewall
4 10 (32.26%) Network Design
5 9 (29.03%) CCSE
5 9 (29.03%) CCSA
5 9 (29.03%) JNCIA
5 9 (29.03%) JNCIE
5 9 (29.03%) FortiGate
5 9 (29.03%) Fortinet
5 9 (29.03%) HP ASE
5 9 (29.03%) HP MASE
5 9 (29.03%) CCIP
5 9 (29.03%) CCDP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.23%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) BIG-IP
1 10 (32.26%) Firewall
1 10 (32.26%) LAN
1 10 (32.26%) WAN
1 10 (32.26%) Wireless
2 3 (9.68%) OpenScape
3 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
3 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.23%) BGP
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) DSL
4 1 (3.23%) FTP
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) OSPF
4 1 (3.23%) SMTP
4 1 (3.23%) SNMP
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JMeter
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Billing
2 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Law
4 1 (3.23%) Local Government
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Functional Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Installation Technician
4 2 (6.45%) Payroll Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Service Designer
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Driving Licence
2 3 (9.68%) Virtual Team
3 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.23%) EPoS
4 1 (3.23%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) ITIL
2 11 (35.48%) ITSM
2 11 (35.48%) Service Management
3 10 (32.26%) Network Design
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) ERP
5 3 (9.68%) Virtual Team Management
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.45%) Change Control
6 2 (6.45%) Coaching
6 2 (6.45%) CRM
6 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.45%) People Management
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C#
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
2 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
3 10 (32.26%) CCNP
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
4 9 (29.03%) CCDP
4 9 (29.03%) CCIE
4 9 (29.03%) CCIP
4 9 (29.03%) CCSA
4 9 (29.03%) CCSE
4 9 (29.03%) HP ASE
4 9 (29.03%) HP MASE
4 9 (29.03%) JNCIA
4 9 (29.03%) JNCIE
5 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
6 2 (6.45%) APMP
6 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (6.45%) ISEB
6 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Firmware
2 1 (3.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.23%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) HP
2 11 (35.48%) Cisco
3 10 (32.26%) Aruba
3 10 (32.26%) F5
3 10 (32.26%) Riverbed
4 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
4 9 (29.03%) Fortinet
4 9 (29.03%) Juniper
5 4 (12.90%) Siemens
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.23%) Amdocs
7 1 (3.23%) BT
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) Remedy
7 1 (3.23%) SAP
7 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
7 1 (3.23%) Tableau
7 1 (3.23%) Virgin Media