The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
England / North West
Rank 59 68 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -26
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 86 86 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.28% 2.31% 3.55%
As % of the General category 10.72% 7.10% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 65 48
Median daily rate £425 £425 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £235 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 2
Median hourly rate £11.33 £11.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -71.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £44.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-74.25% +45.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
802 1211 1196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.55% 32.54% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 769 668
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 55 60
Median hourly rate £38.46 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £14.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.92% +48.00%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the North West region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the North West region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 20 February 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
Manchester +20 58 £475 +15.15% 46
Cheshire +13 12 £110 -80.00% 19
Lancashire +16 8 £400 -20.00% 9
Merseyside -3 3 £430 +4.87% 7
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 West region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 51 (34.46%) Finance
2 28 (18.92%) Programme Management
3 27 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (17.57%) Marketing
5 25 (16.89%) SAP
6 23 (15.54%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (14.86%) Manufacturing
7 22 (14.86%) Electronics
7 22 (14.86%) Project Management
7 22 (14.86%) Digital Marketing
7 22 (14.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 21 (14.19%) Microsoft
9 18 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (10.81%) Banking
11 15 (10.14%) Risk Management
11 15 (10.14%) Driving Licence
12 14 (9.46%) Migration
13 13 (8.78%) Java
13 13 (8.78%) MS Excel
14 12 (8.11%) Business Transformation
15 11 (7.43%) Python
16 10 (6.76%) Hadoop
16 10 (6.76%) Management Information System
16 10 (6.76%) Open Source
16 10 (6.76%) Cybersecurity
16 10 (6.76%) Apache Spark
17 9 (6.08%) Continuous Delivery
17 9 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (6.08%) Big Data
17 9 (6.08%) C

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (6.76%) Apache Spark
2 6 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.68%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.68%) Drupal
4 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (8.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.38%) MS Office
3 4 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (14.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.70%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (4.73%) Google Cloud Platform
1 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.70%) Office 365
3 2 (1.35%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.73%) 3G
1 7 (4.73%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (4.05%) 2G
2 6 (4.05%) 4G
3 5 (3.38%) WAN
4 4 (2.70%) Broadband
4 4 (2.70%) LTE
4 4 (2.70%) PSTN
4 4 (2.70%) VoIP
5 3 (2.03%) LAN
6 2 (1.35%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.35%) Firewall
6 2 (1.35%) GSM
6 2 (1.35%) RNC
6 2 (1.35%) SMTP
6 2 (1.35%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.68%) LLU
7 1 (0.68%) Network Security
7 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.76%) Hadoop
2 9 (6.08%) Big Data
3 4 (2.70%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.35%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (1.35%) HDInsight
4 2 (1.35%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.35%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.35%) Spark SQL
4 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.68%) Impala
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.68%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.68%) GitLab
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
General
1 51 (34.46%) Finance
2 26 (17.57%) Marketing
3 22 (14.86%) Electronics
3 22 (14.86%) Manufacturing
4 16 (10.81%) Banking
5 7 (4.73%) Retail
6 2 (1.35%) Games
6 2 (1.35%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (12.84%) Project Manager
2 12 (8.11%) Developer
3 11 (7.43%) Analyst
3 11 (7.43%) Delivery Manager
4 10 (6.76%) Administrator
5 9 (6.08%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.08%) Consultant
5 9 (6.08%) Installation Technician
5 9 (6.08%) Project Administrator
6 8 (5.41%) Architect
7 6 (4.05%) Coordinator
7 6 (4.05%) Telecoms Manager
8 5 (3.38%) Data Engineer
8 5 (3.38%) Project Coordinator
8 5 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.38%) Telecoms Engineer
9 4 (2.70%) Big Data Engineer
9 4 (2.70%) Hadoop Engineer
9 4 (2.70%) Technical Manager
9 4 (2.70%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.41%) .NET
2 3 (2.03%) Web Services
3 2 (1.35%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.35%) Ajax
3 2 (1.35%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.35%) CSS
3 2 (1.35%) HTML
3 2 (1.35%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (1.35%) RESTful
3 2 (1.35%) SOAP
3 2 (1.35%) Spark Streaming
3 2 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (1.35%) WCF
3 2 (1.35%) WinForms
3 2 (1.35%) XML
4 1 (0.68%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.14%) Driving Licence
2 10 (6.76%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.70%) PMI
5 3 (2.03%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (2.03%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.35%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.35%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.35%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.68%) Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.68%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.68%) Fintech
7 1 (0.68%) PKI
7 1 (0.68%) User Experience
7 1 (0.68%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.05%) Windows
2 3 (2.03%) Android
3 2 (1.35%) Unix
4 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.68%) Linux
4 1 (0.68%) Solaris
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.92%) Programme Management
2 27 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (15.54%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (14.86%) Digital Marketing
4 22 (14.86%) Project Management
5 18 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (10.14%) Risk Management
7 14 (9.46%) Migration
8 12 (8.11%) Business Transformation
9 10 (6.76%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (6.76%) Open Source
10 9 (6.08%) Business Analysis
10 9 (6.08%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (5.41%) DevOps
11 8 (5.41%) ITIL
11 8 (5.41%) Workflow
12 7 (4.73%) Risk Assessment
13 6 (4.05%) Change Management
13 6 (4.05%) DNA
13 6 (4.05%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.78%) Java
2 11 (7.43%) Python
3 9 (6.08%) C
4 7 (4.73%) SQL
5 5 (3.38%) C#
6 4 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.35%) C++
7 2 (1.35%) F#
8 1 (0.68%) Cython
8 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (4.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.05%) Degree
3 5 (3.38%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.38%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.70%) ECDL
5 3 (2.03%) HND
6 2 (1.35%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.35%) PMP
7 1 (0.68%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.08%) QA
2 6 (4.05%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.03%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.03%) Docker
2 2 (1.35%) Firmware
2 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.68%) KVM
3 1 (0.68%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.68%) Puppet
2 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (16.89%) SAP
2 21 (14.19%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.41%) HP
4 7 (4.73%) Google
4 7 (4.73%) Huawei
5 5 (3.38%) Oracle
6 4 (2.70%) Nortel
7 3 (2.03%) Cisco
7 3 (2.03%) Ericsson
7 3 (2.03%) NEC
7 3 (2.03%) Nokia
8 2 (1.35%) EMC
8 2 (1.35%) IronPort
8 2 (1.35%) Nokia Networks
8 2 (1.35%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.35%) Sophos
8 2 (1.35%) Tellabs
8 2 (1.35%) Trend Micro
9 1 (0.68%) Openreach
9 1 (0.68%) Snow
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