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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 77 61 58
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 86 92 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.28% 2.53% 2.67%
As % of the General category 6.91% 7.17% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 58 50
Median daily rate £363 £325 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £268 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £18.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -38.00%
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
1245 1283 1020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.02% 35.26% 33.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 720 580
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 38 41
Median hourly rate £20.50 £15.98 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.32% -38.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.73 £47.58 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -18 46 £401 +23.23% 28
Cheshire +8 16 £260 -32.90% 10
Lancashire -2 8 £288 +4.54% 1
Merseyside -5 6 £413 - 6
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 49 (26.49%) Finance
2 42 (22.70%) Programme Management
3 41 (22.16%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (21.62%) Electronics
5 38 (20.54%) SAP
6 37 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 37 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 37 (20.00%) Marketing
6 37 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
7 23 (12.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (11.89%) Microsoft
9 20 (10.81%) Project Management
9 20 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (8.65%) Migration
10 16 (8.65%) ISEB
10 16 (8.65%) Security Cleared
11 15 (8.11%) Degree
11 15 (8.11%) Windows
12 14 (7.57%) PRINCE2
12 14 (7.57%) MS Excel
12 14 (7.57%) Internet
13 13 (7.03%) MS Office
13 13 (7.03%) Oracle
14 12 (6.49%) SQL
14 12 (6.49%) GSM
14 12 (6.49%) UMTS
14 12 (6.49%) HP
15 11 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (5.95%) Cisco
15 11 (5.95%) Unit4 Business World

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 5 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.16%) Apache
2 4 (2.16%) CMS
2 4 (2.16%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.16%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.16%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (1.62%) JBoss
3 3 (1.62%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 3 (1.62%) SAS
4 2 (1.08%) Drupal
4 2 (1.08%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (1.08%) Joomla!
4 2 (1.08%) Liferay
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.08%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (1.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (7.57%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.03%) MS Office
3 2 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.08%) MS Project
3 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 37 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (5.95%) Unit4 Business World
3 6 (3.24%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.62%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.08%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.78%) Office 365
2 3 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.08%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.57%) Internet
2 12 (6.49%) GSM
2 12 (6.49%) UMTS
3 11 (5.95%) 3G
4 10 (5.41%) 2G
5 8 (4.32%) 4G
6 7 (3.78%) DNS
6 7 (3.78%) LTE
6 7 (3.78%) Network Security
6 7 (3.78%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.24%) Firewall
8 5 (2.70%) WAN
9 4 (2.16%) DHCP
9 4 (2.16%) LAN
9 4 (2.16%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (2.16%) VoIP
10 3 (1.62%) Broadband
10 3 (1.62%) IP Telephony
10 3 (1.62%) VPN
10 3 (1.62%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.16%) DB2
1 4 (2.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (1.62%) QlikView
3 2 (1.08%) GIS
3 2 (1.08%) MySQL
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.54%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (3.24%) Selenium
2 4 (2.16%) HP UFT
2 4 (2.16%) JIRA
3 3 (1.62%) Subversion
3 3 (1.62%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.08%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.08%) Introscope
5 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.54%) JUnit
General
1 49 (26.49%) Finance
2 40 (21.62%) Electronics
3 37 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 37 (20.00%) Marketing
4 8 (4.32%) Billing
5 3 (1.62%) Retail
6 1 (0.54%) Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Games
6 1 (0.54%) Legal
6 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (25.41%) Analyst
2 29 (15.68%) Business Analyst
3 21 (11.35%) Developer
4 20 (10.81%) Project Manager
5 18 (9.73%) Consultant
6 14 (7.57%) Telecoms Analyst
7 13 (7.03%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 11 (5.95%) Network Analyst
9 10 (5.41%) Agile Business Analyst
9 10 (5.41%) Architect
10 7 (3.78%) Implementation Controller
11 6 (3.24%) Telecoms Manager
12 5 (2.70%) Java Architect
12 5 (2.70%) Java Consultant
12 5 (2.70%) Payroll Consultant
12 5 (2.70%) Programme Manager
12 5 (2.70%) Telecoms Specialist
13 4 (2.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 4 (2.16%) Infrastructure Manager
13 4 (2.16%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.32%) .NET
2 5 (2.70%) HTML
2 5 (2.70%) Middleware
3 4 (2.16%) CSS
4 3 (1.62%) jQuery
5 2 (1.08%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.08%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.08%) Spring
5 2 (1.08%) Web Services
5 2 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.08%) XML
6 1 (0.54%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.54%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (0.54%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.54%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.24%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.24%) Smart Meter
3 5 (2.70%) PMI
4 4 (2.16%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.16%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.16%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.62%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.62%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.08%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.08%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.08%) LPAR
6 2 (1.08%) NHS
6 2 (1.08%) User Experience
6 2 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.54%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.54%) IPTV
7 1 (0.54%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.54%) PKI
7 1 (0.54%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.11%) Windows
2 9 (4.86%) Linux
2 9 (4.86%) Unix
3 4 (2.16%) AIX
3 4 (2.16%) Solaris
3 4 (2.16%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.08%) Android
5 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.08%) HPUX
5 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.08%) SUSE
5 2 (1.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.54%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.70%) Programme Management
2 41 (22.16%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 23 (12.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (10.81%) Project Management
6 16 (8.65%) Migration
7 14 (7.57%) PRINCE2
8 11 (5.95%) CRM
8 11 (5.95%) ITIL
9 9 (4.86%) eTOM
10 8 (4.32%) BPMN
10 8 (4.32%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.32%) Scrum
11 7 (3.78%) Business Analysis
11 7 (3.78%) Test Scripting
11 7 (3.78%) UML
12 6 (3.24%) Process Management
12 6 (3.24%) Risk Management
12 6 (3.24%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.49%) SQL
2 10 (5.41%) Java
3 6 (3.24%) PHP
4 5 (2.70%) C
4 5 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.16%) C#
5 4 (2.16%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.16%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.62%) Python
7 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.08%) Ruby
8 1 (0.54%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (8.65%) ISEB
1 16 (8.65%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.11%) Degree
3 11 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.86%) CCNA
5 8 (4.32%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.16%) CCNP
6 4 (2.16%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.62%) PMP
7 3 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.08%) CCENT
8 2 (1.08%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (1.08%) CISSP
8 2 (1.08%) MCP
8 2 (1.08%) MCSA
8 2 (1.08%) MCSE
8 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.54%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.78%) ISO 9001
1 7 (3.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.70%) SLA
3 3 (1.62%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.62%) QA
4 2 (1.08%) NEBOSH
5 1 (0.54%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.54%) ISO22301
System Software
1 8 (4.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.62%) Firmware
4 2 (1.08%) NFS
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.08%) Snort
4 2 (1.08%) vSphere
4 2 (1.08%) Xen
5 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.62%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (1.62%) Puppet
1 3 (1.62%) SCCM
2 2 (1.08%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.08%) nmon
2 2 (1.08%) OpenView
2 2 (1.08%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.54%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.54%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 38 (20.54%) SAP
2 22 (11.89%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.03%) Oracle
4 12 (6.49%) HP
5 11 (5.95%) Cisco
6 8 (4.32%) Huawei
7 7 (3.78%) Ericsson
7 7 (3.78%) IBM
7 7 (3.78%) Nokia
8 6 (3.24%) Citrix
8 6 (3.24%) Nokia Networks
9 4 (2.16%) VMware
10 3 (1.62%) BT
10 3 (1.62%) CA
10 3 (1.62%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.08%) Juniper
11 2 (1.08%) NetApp
11 2 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.08%) Siebel
11 2 (1.08%) Siemens
Manchester, Lancashire
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Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
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Liverpool
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Liverpool
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Manchester
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Liverpool
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Manchester
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Rate: £400 - £420 per day
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North West
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 per day + Competitive Rate
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Altrincham, Cheshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago