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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 87 49 37
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -12
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 8 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.69% 1.86% 3.96%
As % of the General category 3.77% 8.24% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 18
Average daily rate £313 £300 £206
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £195 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £423 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £15.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+157.37% -19.73%
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
212 170 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.29% 22.55% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 100 98
Average daily rate £338 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £243 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -35 7 £313 +4.25% 6
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 9 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 9 (33.33%) Electronics
2 9 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 9 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (33.33%) Marketing
2 9 (33.33%) SAP
2 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco
3 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
4 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 5 (18.52%) Migration
5 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (14.81%) Siemens
6 4 (14.81%) BT
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.81%) LAN
6 4 (14.81%) Solaris
6 4 (14.81%) VMware
7 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
7 3 (11.11%) XMPP
7 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (11.11%) LDAP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) LAN
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
2 3 (11.11%) LDAP
2 3 (11.11%) Telepresence
2 3 (11.11%) Wireless
3 2 (7.41%) ATM
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (7.41%) WLAN
4 1 (3.70%) 2G
4 1 (3.70%) BGP
4 1 (3.70%) GSM
4 1 (3.70%) IPv4
4 1 (3.70%) ISDN
4 1 (3.70%) MegaStream
4 1 (3.70%) PSTN
4 1 (3.70%) SDH
4 1 (3.70%) UMTS
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (33.33%) Electronics
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
1 9 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 9 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Solaris Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience Researcher
2 3 (11.11%) User Researcher
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Field Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Java Scala Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Scala Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Security Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) XMPP
2 2 (7.41%) J2EE
2 2 (7.41%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Biometrics
3 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.70%) IVR
3 1 (3.70%) Statistics
3 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Solaris
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) CentOS
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 9 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 5 (18.52%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) ETL
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Design
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.11%) CCNA
4 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (7.41%) CCNP
6 1 (3.70%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (3.70%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) SAP
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) BT
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) Siemens
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Avaya
4 2 (7.41%) Ericsson
4 2 (7.41%) Genesys
4 2 (7.41%) Huawei
4 2 (7.41%) Nokia
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.41%) Verint
4 2 (7.41%) Virgin Media
5 1 (3.70%) Arqiva
5 1 (3.70%) NICE Systems
5 1 (3.70%) Sun
5 1 (3.70%) Telindus
5 1 (3.70%) Tellabs