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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 59 63 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 126 74 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.91% 2.40% 3.83%
As % of the General category 8.07% 7.69% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 35 31
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £251 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £13.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +45.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £19.00 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £19.00 £15.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -40.84%
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 West region.

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1562 962 1011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.12% 31.18% 35.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 531 504
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 36 59
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.91 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.97 £42.00 £33.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
Manchester +12 62 £325 - 24
Cheshire +6 34 £388 +49.03% 10
Merseyside -12 7 £288 -47.72% 2
Lancashire -18 5 £450 +38.46% 6
Cumbria - 5 - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 88 (41.90%) Finance
2 43 (20.48%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (18.10%) Programme Management
4 37 (17.62%) Marketing
5 35 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 34 (16.19%) SAP
7 33 (15.71%) DTV
7 33 (15.71%) Electronics
7 33 (15.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 33 (15.71%) Digital Marketing
8 31 (14.76%) Project Management
9 30 (14.29%) Migration
10 28 (13.33%) SQL
11 22 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (10.48%) Billing
12 19 (9.05%) Banking
12 19 (9.05%) Microsoft
13 16 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (7.14%) CRM
14 15 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (6.67%) 4G
15 14 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (6.67%) SAS
15 14 (6.67%) Java
15 14 (6.67%) 3G
16 13 (6.19%) Cisco
16 13 (6.19%) MS Office
16 13 (6.19%) Legal
17 12 (5.71%) PRINCE2
17 12 (5.71%) UNIX

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 14 (6.67%) SAS
2 4 (1.90%) Node.js
3 3 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.43%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.95%) IIS
4 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.95%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.48%) CMS
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.48%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (6.19%) MS Office
2 11 (5.24%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.86%) MS Project
4 4 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.48%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (15.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.48%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.95%) SaaS
1 2 (0.95%) PaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.67%) 3G
1 14 (6.67%) 4G
2 10 (4.76%) 2G
3 7 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.86%) DNS
4 6 (2.86%) GSM
5 5 (2.38%) Broadband
5 5 (2.38%) UMTS
5 5 (2.38%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (1.90%) LTE
6 4 (1.90%) WAN
6 4 (1.90%) LAN
6 4 (1.90%) DHCP
6 4 (1.90%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.90%) MPLS
7 3 (1.43%) OSPF
7 3 (1.43%) BGP
8 2 (0.95%) DSL
8 2 (0.95%) IPv4
8 2 (0.95%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.33%) QlikView
4 6 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.90%) RavenDB
5 4 (1.90%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 3 (1.43%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.43%) Big Data
6 3 (1.43%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.43%) Base SAS
7 2 (0.95%) DB2
7 2 (0.95%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.95%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.95%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.90%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.90%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.48%) JMeter
3 1 (0.48%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.48%) JIRA
3 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.48%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.48%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.48%) Redmine
3 1 (0.48%) LoadUI
General
1 88 (41.90%) Finance
2 37 (17.62%) Marketing
3 35 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 33 (15.71%) Electronics
5 22 (10.48%) Billing
6 19 (9.05%) Banking
7 13 (6.19%) Legal
8 5 (2.38%) Law
9 3 (1.43%) Retail
10 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.48%) Advertising
11 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 52 (24.76%) Analyst
2 28 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 28 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 23 (10.95%) Developer
4 15 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 15 (7.14%) Architect
5 13 (6.19%) Business Systems Analyst
5 13 (6.19%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
6 12 (5.71%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 10 (4.76%) Contracts Manager
8 9 (4.29%) Data Analyst
9 8 (3.81%) Administrator
9 8 (3.81%) .NET Developer
9 8 (3.81%) Network Engineer
10 6 (2.86%) Insight Analyst
10 6 (2.86%) Telecoms Analyst
11 5 (2.38%) Business Data Analyst
11 5 (2.38%) Report Writer
11 5 (2.38%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.76%) .NET
2 8 (3.81%) Java EE 5
3 5 (2.38%) CSS
3 5 (2.38%) HTML
3 5 (2.38%) jQuery
4 4 (1.90%) WCF
4 4 (1.90%) LINQ
4 4 (1.90%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (1.90%) Backbone.js
5 3 (1.43%) Web Services
6 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.95%) Middleware
6 2 (0.95%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.95%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.95%) Akka
6 2 (0.95%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.95%) Entity Framework
6 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.71%) DTV
2 15 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.81%) Data Integration
4 6 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.38%) Clustering
5 5 (2.38%) NHS
6 4 (1.90%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.95%) IVR
7 2 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.95%) PMI
7 2 (0.95%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.95%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.48%) iSeries
8 1 (0.48%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.48%) User Experience
8 1 (0.48%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.71%) UNIX
1 12 (5.71%) Windows
1 12 (5.71%) Linux
2 4 (1.90%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.48%) Scientific Linux
5 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.48%) OS/2
5 1 (0.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.48%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (18.10%) Programme Management
3 33 (15.71%) Digital Marketing
4 31 (14.76%) Project Management
5 30 (14.29%) Migration
6 22 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (7.14%) CRM
9 12 (5.71%) PRINCE2
10 9 (4.29%) Scrum
10 9 (4.29%) Business Analysis
10 9 (4.29%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (4.29%) Security Architecture
10 9 (4.29%) SDLC
11 8 (3.81%) Data Governance
11 8 (3.81%) Data Analysis
11 8 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (3.81%) Data Modelling
11 8 (3.81%) ITIL
12 7 (3.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 28 (13.33%) SQL
2 14 (6.67%) Java
3 10 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.86%) C#
5 5 (2.38%) C
6 4 (1.90%) Python
6 4 (1.90%) C++
7 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.95%) Ruby
8 1 (0.48%) REXX
8 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.48%) PHP
8 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (5.24%) Degree
2 9 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.81%) CCNA
3 8 (3.81%) ISEB
4 5 (2.38%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.38%) CCNP
4 5 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.90%) CCIE
6 3 (1.43%) PMP
6 3 (1.43%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.95%) JNCIA
7 2 (0.95%) JNCIP
7 2 (0.95%) CCIP
8 1 (0.48%) MCP
8 1 (0.48%) CCDP
8 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.86%) SLA
2 5 (2.38%) QA
3 2 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.95%) COBIT
4 1 (0.48%) HL7
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.33%) NFS
3 3 (1.43%) XenApp
4 2 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.48%) XenServer
5 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.48%) vSphere
5 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.48%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (1.43%) SCCM
2 1 (0.48%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.48%) Puppet
2 1 (0.48%) OpenView
2 1 (0.48%) Netcool
Vendors
1 34 (16.19%) SAP
2 19 (9.05%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.19%) Cisco
4 12 (5.71%) Oracle
5 9 (4.29%) Huawei
6 8 (3.81%) Amdocs
7 5 (2.38%) BT
8 4 (1.90%) Citrix
8 4 (1.90%) Ericsson
8 4 (1.90%) IBM
9 3 (1.43%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.43%) VMware
10 2 (0.95%) Northgate
10 2 (0.95%) Nokia
10 2 (0.95%) HP
10 2 (0.95%) Juniper
11 1 (0.48%) Avaya
11 1 (0.48%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.48%) Informatica
11 1 (0.48%) NetApp
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