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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
England / North East
Rank 72 58 56
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 19 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.00% 2.25% 0.78%
As % of the General category 10.86% 8.81% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 2
Median daily rate £340 £345 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +25.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £11.33 £45.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-71.67% +14.28%

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
175 227 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.38% 25.59% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 151 94
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 4
Median hourly rate £33.72 £45.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.89% +30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.17
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +28.84%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -14 16 £335 -8.21% 8
Durham +3 3 £400 +77.77% 1
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 14 (40.00%) ITIL
3 12 (34.29%) HP
4 11 (31.43%) Degree
4 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
5 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 10 (28.57%) Cisco
6 9 (25.71%) CCNP
6 9 (25.71%) LAN
6 9 (25.71%) WAN
6 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (25.71%) Firewall
6 9 (25.71%) Wireless
6 9 (25.71%) Riverbed
6 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
6 9 (25.71%) Network Design
6 9 (25.71%) BIG-IP
6 9 (25.71%) Aruba
6 9 (25.71%) F5
7 8 (22.86%) FortiGate
7 8 (22.86%) JNCIA
7 8 (22.86%) JNCIE
7 8 (22.86%) CCSE
7 8 (22.86%) Service Management
7 8 (22.86%) Manufacturing
7 8 (22.86%) CCSA
7 8 (22.86%) Fortinet
7 8 (22.86%) HP ASE
7 8 (22.86%) HP MASE
7 8 (22.86%) ITSM

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:

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.86%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) BIG-IP
1 9 (25.71%) Firewall
1 9 (25.71%) LAN
1 9 (25.71%) WAN
1 9 (25.71%) Wireless
2 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.71%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.86%) BGP
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) DSL
3 1 (2.86%) FTP
3 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.86%) IPsec
3 1 (2.86%) OSPF
3 1 (2.86%) SMTP
3 1 (2.86%) SNMP
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.43%) webpack
2 3 (8.57%) GitLab
3 1 (2.86%) JMeter
3 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Manufacturing
3 7 (20.00%) Electronics
3 7 (20.00%) Marketing
4 3 (8.57%) Billing
5 2 (5.71%) Banking
6 1 (2.86%) Law
6 1 (2.86%) Local Government
6 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Angular Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Payroll Manager
5 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Business Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
1 4 (11.43%) CSS
1 4 (11.43%) EJS
1 4 (11.43%) Express
1 4 (11.43%) Node.js
2 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.57%) Virtual Team
4 2 (5.71%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) EPoS
5 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) Network Design
3 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (22.86%) ITSM
3 8 (22.86%) Service Management
4 7 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 6 (17.14%) Project Management
6 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.43%) Asynchronous Programming
7 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.43%) Functional Programming
7 4 (11.43%) Microservices
7 4 (11.43%) MVC
7 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Migration
8 3 (8.57%) TDD
8 3 (8.57%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Degree
1 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 9 (25.71%) CCNP
3 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (22.86%) CCDP
4 8 (22.86%) CCIE
4 8 (22.86%) CCIP
4 8 (22.86%) CCSA
4 8 (22.86%) CCSE
4 8 (22.86%) HP ASE
4 8 (22.86%) HP MASE
4 8 (22.86%) JNCIA
4 8 (22.86%) JNCIE
5 2 (5.71%) APMP
5 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Firmware
2 1 (2.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) FortiGate
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco IPCC
2 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.86%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) HP
2 10 (28.57%) Cisco
3 9 (25.71%) Aruba
3 9 (25.71%) F5
3 9 (25.71%) Riverbed
4 8 (22.86%) CheckPoint
4 8 (22.86%) Fortinet
4 8 (22.86%) Juniper
5 7 (20.00%) SAP
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle
7 1 (2.86%) Amdocs
7 1 (2.86%) BT
7 1 (2.86%) Remedy
7 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.86%) Siemens
7 1 (2.86%) Tableau
7 1 (2.86%) Virgin Media