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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 96 81 50
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -31
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 62 87 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.95% 2.08% 3.27%
As % of the General category 6.66% 5.73% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 52 49
Median daily rate £450 £389 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% +19.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £212 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £518 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.35 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.36% -63.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £12.35 £24.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £18.50 £42.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £22.09
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -32.08%
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
931 1519 1106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.25% 36.28% 33.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 958 639
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 66 50
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +5.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +14.00%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +5 43 £450 +25.87% 42
Cheshire -2 8 £400 -12.32% 22
Lancashire +1 6 £270 -41.93% 13
Merseyside -3 2 £450 +12.50% 8
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 51 (31.88%) Finance
2 33 (20.63%) Marketing
3 31 (19.38%) SAP
3 31 (19.38%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (18.75%) Programme Management
5 29 (18.13%) Manufacturing
5 29 (18.13%) Electronics
5 29 (18.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 29 (18.13%) Digital Marketing
6 26 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 16 (10.00%) SQL
9 15 (9.38%) Migration
10 13 (8.13%) Business Analysis
10 13 (8.13%) Project Management
11 11 (6.88%) 3G
11 11 (6.88%) MS Excel
11 11 (6.88%) Security Cleared
12 10 (6.25%) 4G
12 10 (6.25%) Unit4 Business World
13 9 (5.63%) ETL
13 9 (5.63%) .NET
13 9 (5.63%) Banking
13 9 (5.63%) 2G
14 8 (5.00%) WAN
14 8 (5.00%) SC Cleared
14 8 (5.00%) QA
15 7 (4.38%) DevOps
15 7 (4.38%) Data Centre

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 (3.13%) Apache Spark
1 5 (3.13%) SAS
2 4 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.63%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (18.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (6.25%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (1.88%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.88%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.63%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.50%) Office 365
2 3 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.25%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.63%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.88%) 3G
2 10 (6.25%) 4G
3 9 (5.63%) 2G
4 8 (5.00%) WAN
5 7 (4.38%) GSM
5 7 (4.38%) VoIP
6 6 (3.75%) LAN
6 6 (3.75%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (3.75%) UMTS
7 4 (2.50%) Firewall
7 4 (2.50%) PSTN
8 3 (1.88%) Internet
8 3 (1.88%) LTE
9 2 (1.25%) ATM
9 2 (1.25%) Broadband
9 2 (1.25%) DHCP
9 2 (1.25%) RNC
9 2 (1.25%) SDH
9 2 (1.25%) SMTP
9 2 (1.25%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.13%) Big Data
2 5 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.50%) QlikView
4 3 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.25%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (1.25%) GIS
5 2 (1.25%) HDInsight
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.25%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.25%) Spark SQL
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.63%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.63%) DB2
6 1 (0.63%) Impala
6 1 (0.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.88%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (31.88%) Finance
2 33 (20.63%) Marketing
3 29 (18.13%) Electronics
3 29 (18.13%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.63%) Banking
5 6 (3.75%) General Ledger
6 5 (3.13%) Retail
7 4 (2.50%) Military
8 2 (1.25%) Billing
8 2 (1.25%) Games
8 2 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (20.63%) Analyst
2 23 (14.38%) Project Manager
3 17 (10.63%) Business Analyst
4 15 (9.38%) Developer
5 12 (7.50%) Consultant
6 7 (4.38%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (4.38%) Telecoms Engineer
7 6 (3.75%) Implementation Controller
7 6 (3.75%) Report Writer
7 6 (3.75%) Telecoms Manager
8 5 (3.13%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (3.13%) Technical Manager
8 5 (3.13%) Technical Project Manager
8 5 (3.13%) Web Analyst
8 5 (3.13%) Web Business Analyst
9 4 (2.50%) Architect
9 4 (2.50%) Insight Analyst
9 4 (2.50%) Support Analyst
9 4 (2.50%) Support Consultant
9 4 (2.50%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.63%) .NET
2 3 (1.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (1.25%) Ajax
3 2 (1.25%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.25%) CSS
3 2 (1.25%) HTML
3 2 (1.25%) Spark Streaming
3 2 (1.25%) Web Services
4 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.63%) JMS
4 1 (0.63%) jQuery
4 1 (0.63%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (0.63%) Mason
4 1 (0.63%) REST
4 1 (0.63%) RESTful
4 1 (0.63%) SOAP
4 1 (0.63%) WCF
4 1 (0.63%) WinForms
4 1 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.38%) Data Centre
1 7 (4.38%) Driving Licence
2 4 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.50%) Virtual Team
3 3 (1.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.25%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.25%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.25%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.25%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.25%) Statistics
4 2 (1.25%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.63%) Clustering
5 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.63%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.63%) NHS
5 1 (0.63%) Replication
5 1 (0.63%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.13%) Windows
2 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.25%) Android
3 2 (1.25%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.63%) Unix
4 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.38%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (18.75%) Programme Management
3 29 (18.13%) Digital Marketing
4 26 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (9.38%) Migration
7 13 (8.13%) Business Analysis
7 13 (8.13%) Project Management
8 9 (5.63%) ETL
9 7 (4.38%) DevOps
9 7 (4.38%) ITIL
9 7 (4.38%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.38%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (4.38%) Scrum
9 7 (4.38%) Workflow
10 6 (3.75%) Kanban
11 5 (3.13%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (3.13%) Logistics
11 5 (3.13%) Open Source
11 5 (3.13%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.00%) SQL
2 7 (4.38%) Java
3 5 (3.13%) Python
4 4 (2.50%) C#
5 3 (1.88%) C
5 3 (1.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.25%) F#
7 1 (0.63%) C++
7 1 (0.63%) Cython
7 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.63%) PHP
7 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (6.88%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.13%) ISEB
4 4 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.50%) PMP
5 3 (1.88%) Degree
5 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.25%) MCSE
6 2 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) QA
2 6 (3.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.25%) Docker
3 2 (1.25%) Firmware
3 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.63%) KVM
4 1 (0.63%) vCloud
4 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.63%) vSphere
4 1 (0.63%) XenApp
4 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.25%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.63%) SCCM
2 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (19.38%) SAP
2 16 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.13%) Oracle
4 4 (2.50%) VMware
5 3 (1.88%) Huawei
5 3 (1.88%) NEC
5 3 (1.88%) Sophos
6 2 (1.25%) BT
6 2 (1.25%) Cisco
6 2 (1.25%) Citrix
6 2 (1.25%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.25%) Google
6 2 (1.25%) IronPort
6 2 (1.25%) Nintex
6 2 (1.25%) Nokia
6 2 (1.25%) Nokia Networks
6 2 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.25%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.25%) Tellabs
6 2 (1.25%) Trend Micro
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