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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 95 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 18 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.36% 1.80% 1.01%
As % of the General category 8.87% 9.09% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 4
Median daily rate £418 £400 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +30.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £276 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £425 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 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 £12.49 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -37.55%
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
203 220 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.39% 19.80% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 137 58
Median daily rate £390 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +21.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £284 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £529 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Median hourly rate £11.72 £12.35 £16.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% -26.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £30.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +18.81%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -31 12 £425 +5.59% 8
Durham +9 3 £154 -31.66% 1
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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%) Marketing
3 6 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (23.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (23.08%) Electronics
3 6 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 6 (23.08%) Programme Management
3 6 (23.08%) SAP
3 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (19.23%) HP
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco IPCC
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
4 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
4 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
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%) Functional Programming
5 4 (15.38%) Microservices
5 4 (15.38%) webpack
5 4 (15.38%) SDLC
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) MVC
5 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) CSS

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 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%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
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%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Functional Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Project Manager
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
1 3 (11.54%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.85%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (3.85%) EPoS
2 1 (3.85%) Fintech
2 1 (3.85%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
2 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (23.08%) Programme Management
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
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%) Project Management
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
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) 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
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
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%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.85%) Brocade
5 1 (3.85%) BT
5 1 (3.85%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) Ericsson
5 1 (3.85%) Huawei
5 1 (3.85%) Mapinfo
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) Nokia
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) Tellabs
5 1 (3.85%) Virgin Media
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