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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
England / North West
Rank 66 90 49
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -41
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 75 66 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.85% 1.68% 3.38%
As % of the General category 9.74% 5.20% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 51 47
Median daily rate £425 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Median hourly rate £11.33 £13.75 £22.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.63% -39.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £18.50 £22.67
% change year-on-year
-38.75% -18.39%

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
770 1269 1069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.27% 32.39% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 809 632
Median daily rate £413 £411 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% +9.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 51 46
Median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

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 18 January 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
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 18 January 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 +29 49 £475 +35.71% 38
Cheshire +15 11 £399 -14.93% 19
Lancashire +9 10 £275 -45.00% 8
Merseyside -2 1 £450 +7.14% 4
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 48 (34.53%) Finance
2 28 (20.14%) Programme Management
2 28 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (19.42%) Marketing
4 25 (17.99%) SAP
5 23 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (15.83%) Electronics
6 22 (15.83%) Manufacturing
6 22 (15.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 22 (15.83%) Digital Marketing
7 20 (14.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (12.23%) Project Management
9 16 (11.51%) Microsoft
9 16 (11.51%) Banking
10 15 (10.79%) Migration
11 12 (8.63%) Business Analysis
12 10 (7.19%) Java
12 10 (7.19%) QA
13 9 (6.47%) MS Excel
13 9 (6.47%) 3G
13 9 (6.47%) Risk Management
14 8 (5.76%) 2G
14 8 (5.76%) Scrum
14 8 (5.76%) Python
14 8 (5.76%) Hadoop
14 8 (5.76%) Open Source
14 8 (5.76%) 4G
14 8 (5.76%) DevOps
14 8 (5.76%) Apache Spark
14 8 (5.76%) Continuous Delivery

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 8 (5.76%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.60%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.44%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.72%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.72%) Drupal
4 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.60%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.16%) MS Office
4 2 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (15.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (4.32%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.60%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.88%) Office 365
4 2 (1.44%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.47%) 3G
2 8 (5.76%) 2G
2 8 (5.76%) 4G
3 7 (5.04%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (5.04%) WAN
4 5 (3.60%) LAN
5 4 (2.88%) Broadband
5 4 (2.88%) LTE
5 4 (2.88%) PSTN
5 4 (2.88%) VoIP
6 3 (2.16%) Firewall
7 2 (1.44%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.44%) GSM
7 2 (1.44%) RNC
7 2 (1.44%) SMTP
7 2 (1.44%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.72%) ATM
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.72%) LLU
8 1 (0.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.76%) Hadoop
2 7 (5.04%) Big Data
3 4 (2.88%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.44%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (1.44%) HDInsight
4 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.44%) Spark SQL
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.72%) GIS
5 1 (0.72%) Impala
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.72%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.72%) GitLab
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 48 (34.53%) Finance
2 27 (19.42%) Marketing
3 22 (15.83%) Electronics
3 22 (15.83%) Manufacturing
4 16 (11.51%) Banking
5 7 (5.04%) Retail
6 3 (2.16%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.44%) Games
7 2 (1.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.72%) Billing
8 1 (0.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (17.27%) Project Manager
2 14 (10.07%) Analyst
3 11 (7.91%) Business Analyst
3 11 (7.91%) Delivery Manager
3 11 (7.91%) Developer
4 9 (6.47%) Consultant
5 7 (5.04%) Architect
5 7 (5.04%) Telecoms Manager
6 5 (3.60%) Administrator
6 5 (3.60%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (3.60%) Coordinator
6 5 (3.60%) Project Administrator
6 5 (3.60%) Technical Manager
6 5 (3.60%) Technical Project Manager
6 5 (3.60%) Web Analyst
6 5 (3.60%) Web Business Analyst
7 4 (2.88%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (2.88%) Telecoms Engineer
7 4 (2.88%) Web Manager
7 4 (2.88%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.04%) .NET
2 3 (2.16%) Web Services
3 2 (1.44%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.44%) Ajax
3 2 (1.44%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.44%) CSS
3 2 (1.44%) HTML
3 2 (1.44%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (1.44%) RESTful
3 2 (1.44%) SOAP
3 2 (1.44%) Spark Streaming
3 2 (1.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (1.44%) WCF
3 2 (1.44%) WinForms
3 2 (1.44%) XML
4 1 (0.72%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.04%) Driving Licence
2 6 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.32%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.32%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.16%) PMI
3 3 (2.16%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (2.16%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.44%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.44%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.44%) Statistics
5 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.72%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (0.72%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.72%) Economics
5 1 (0.72%) Fintech
5 1 (0.72%) PKI
5 1 (0.72%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.60%) Windows
2 2 (1.44%) Android
3 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.72%) Unix
3 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (20.14%) Programme Management
2 23 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (15.83%) Digital Marketing
4 20 (14.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (12.23%) Project Management
6 15 (10.79%) Migration
7 12 (8.63%) Business Analysis
8 9 (6.47%) Risk Management
9 8 (5.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (5.76%) DevOps
9 8 (5.76%) Open Source
9 8 (5.76%) Scrum
10 7 (5.04%) Business Transformation
10 7 (5.04%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (5.04%) ETL
10 7 (5.04%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (4.32%) Kanban
11 6 (4.32%) Logistics
11 6 (4.32%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.19%) Java
2 8 (5.76%) Python
3 7 (5.04%) C
3 7 (5.04%) SQL
4 5 (3.60%) C#
5 4 (2.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.44%) F#
7 1 (0.72%) C++
7 1 (0.72%) Cython
7 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (4.32%) PMI Certification
1 6 (4.32%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.60%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.88%) PMP
4 3 (2.16%) Degree
4 3 (2.16%) ECDL
5 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.72%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.72%) HND
6 1 (0.72%) PgMP
6 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.19%) QA
2 6 (4.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.44%) Docker
2 2 (1.44%) Firmware
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.72%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (1.44%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (0.72%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (17.99%) SAP
2 16 (11.51%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.32%) Huawei
4 5 (3.60%) Google
4 5 (3.60%) HP
4 5 (3.60%) Oracle
5 3 (2.16%) Ericsson
5 3 (2.16%) NEC
5 3 (2.16%) Nokia
5 3 (2.16%) Nortel
6 2 (1.44%) Cisco
6 2 (1.44%) IronPort
6 2 (1.44%) Nokia Networks
6 2 (1.44%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.44%) Sophos
6 2 (1.44%) Tellabs
6 2 (1.44%) Trend Micro
7 1 (0.72%) Openreach
7 1 (0.72%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.72%) Virgin Media
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