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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 51 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 14 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.90% 3.87% 2.93%
As % of the General category 8.14% 16.89% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 1
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£300 £206 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-25.30% -27.19%
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
172 148 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 23.40% 22.91% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 94 34
Average daily rate £325 £265 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -37.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £198 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -11 7 £300 +79.10% 3
Durham +1 4 £475 - 2
Cleveland - 2 £200 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Telecoms also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Telecoms.

1 6 (31.58%) Java
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) DTV
3 4 (21.05%) SAP
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) Electronics
3 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
3 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
3 4 (21.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (21.05%) Marketing
3 4 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Play Framework
5 2 (10.53%) Selenium
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (10.53%) Informatica
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) CCNA
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) VoIP
5 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.53%) MS Office
5 2 (10.53%) Firewall

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Telecoms also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Telecoms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) VoIP
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium
General
1 4 (21.05%) Electronics
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
1 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
1 4 (21.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
2 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Java Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Informatica Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Play Framework
2 1 (5.26%) Java EE
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) DTV
2 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
1 4 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) Informatica
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) BT
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
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Rate: £300 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago