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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 109 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -16
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 10 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.69% 1.61% 0.76%
As % of the General category 4.27% 8.02% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Median daily rate £313 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.72 £12.35 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.43 £14.10 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.75% -43.60%
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 North East region.

General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
234 187 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.16% 20.11% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 117 54
Median daily rate £350 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £273 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £525 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Median hourly rate £19.11 £12.93 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.85% -20.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.68 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.50 £34.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -42 8 £318 -2.30% 6
Durham - 2 £83 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (22.22%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 2 (11.11%) QA
4 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Broadband
4 2 (11.11%) WLAN
4 2 (11.11%) MS Office
4 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.11%) Avaya

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) Broadband
2 2 (11.11%) WLAN
3 1 (5.56%) ATM
3 1 (5.56%) BGP
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) GSM
3 1 (5.56%) IPv4
3 1 (5.56%) ISDN
3 1 (5.56%) MegaStream
3 1 (5.56%) MPLS
3 1 (5.56%) PSTN
3 1 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) SDH
3 1 (5.56%) UMTS
3 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JMeter
1 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Functional Tester
4 1 (5.56%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Site Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Tester
4 1 (5.56%) WLAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.56%) Biometrics
2 1 (5.56%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Fintech
2 1 (5.56%) IVR
2 1 (5.56%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 2 (11.11%) SDLC
3 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco IPCC
1 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Avaya
3 2 (11.11%) BT
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.56%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) Brocade
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) Ericsson
4 1 (5.56%) Genesys
4 1 (5.56%) Huawei
4 1 (5.56%) Mapinfo
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) Nokia
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) Verint
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