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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 101 57 31
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -26
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.50% 1.26% 3.96%
As % of the General category 3.17% 6.06% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 14
Median daily rate £351 £325 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% +94.02%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+87.09% -38.00%
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
221 165 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.74% 20.86% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 97 81
Median daily rate £340 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £250 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% -62.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £11.00 £33.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -50 7 £351 +7.84% 1
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) LAN
4 4 (19.05%) Siemens
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) BT
4 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) CCNA
5 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 3 (14.29%) IP Telephony
5 3 (14.29%) XMPP
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (14.29%) Telepresence
6 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
6 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (9.52%) Verint
6 2 (9.52%) Huawei
6 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (9.52%) Marketing
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Wireless
6 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (9.52%) WLAN
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) SLA

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 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 3 (14.29%) Telepresence
3 2 (9.52%) ATM
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
3 2 (9.52%) WLAN
4 1 (4.76%) 2G
4 1 (4.76%) 3G
4 1 (4.76%) BGP
4 1 (4.76%) DWDM
4 1 (4.76%) GSM
4 1 (4.76%) IPv4
4 1 (4.76%) ISDN
4 1 (4.76%) MegaStream
4 1 (4.76%) MPLS
4 1 (4.76%) PSTN
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) Softphone
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (9.52%) Electronics
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Field Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall Specialist
3 1 (4.76%) Functional Tester
3 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Voice Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Transition Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) XMPP
2 1 (4.76%) J2EE
2 1 (4.76%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Biometrics
2 1 (4.76%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.76%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.76%) IVR
2 1 (4.76%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
2 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) ETL
3 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
3 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) CCNA
5 2 (9.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (4.76%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) BT
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Siemens
3 2 (9.52%) Avaya
3 2 (9.52%) Ericsson
3 2 (9.52%) Genesys
3 2 (9.52%) Huawei
3 2 (9.52%) Nokia
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) Verint
3 2 (9.52%) Virgin Media
4 1 (4.76%) Arqiva
4 1 (4.76%) Brocade
4 1 (4.76%) Ciena
4 1 (4.76%) NICE Systems
4 1 (4.76%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (4.76%) Telindus
4 1 (4.76%) Tellabs
4 1 (4.76%) ZTE