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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 83 71 55
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 19 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.54% 1.64% 1.33%
As % of the General category 8.60% 8.29% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 4
Median daily rate £410 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.38% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £231 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £421 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.41% +3.14%
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 £13.86 £14.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -31.70%
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
221 205 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.88% 19.77% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 131 58
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £255 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £519 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Median hourly rate £11.72 £12.35 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £13.27 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -30 15 £410 +20.58% 6
Durham +7 2 £83 -63.33%
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
3 6 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) Programme Management
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Electronics
3 6 (23.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (23.08%) Marketing
3 6 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (23.08%) SAP
4 5 (19.23%) HP
4 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco IPCC
4 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (15.38%) Node.js
5 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 4 (15.38%) Express
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) MVC
5 4 (15.38%) CSS
5 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 4 (15.38%) Functional Programming
5 4 (15.38%) Microservices
5 4 (15.38%) webpack

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 (3.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Project
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Broadband
1 2 (7.69%) LAN
1 2 (7.69%) WLAN
2 1 (3.85%) ATM
2 1 (3.85%) BGP
2 1 (3.85%) GSM
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) IPv4
2 1 (3.85%) LTE
2 1 (3.85%) MegaStream
2 1 (3.85%) MPLS
2 1 (3.85%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) SDH
2 1 (3.85%) UMTS
2 1 (3.85%) VoLTE
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 4 (15.38%) webpack
2 3 (11.54%) GitLab
3 1 (3.85%) JMeter
3 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Electronics
2 6 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 6 (23.08%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Billing
4 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Angular Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Functional Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.85%) Functional Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
1 4 (15.38%) CSS
1 4 (15.38%) EJS
1 4 (15.38%) Express
1 4 (15.38%) Node.js
2 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) Biometrics
3 1 (3.85%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.85%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (3.85%) Fintech
3 1 (3.85%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (23.08%) Programme Management
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Asynchronous Programming
4 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (15.38%) Functional Programming
4 4 (15.38%) Microservices
4 4 (15.38%) Migration
4 4 (15.38%) MVC
4 4 (15.38%) SDLC
4 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
5 3 (11.54%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Change Control
6 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.69%) CCNP
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) ISEB
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco IPCC
1 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) SAP
2 5 (19.23%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.85%) Avaya
5 1 (3.85%) Brocade
5 1 (3.85%) BT
5 1 (3.85%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) Ericsson
5 1 (3.85%) Genesys
5 1 (3.85%) Huawei
5 1 (3.85%) Mapinfo
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) Nokia
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) Tellabs
5 1 (3.85%) Verint
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