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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 73 64 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 87 93 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.23% 2.46% 3.19%
As % of the General category 6.87% 7.07% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 55 64
Median daily rate £350 £335 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £266 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £439 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £18.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+87.09% -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
1266 1315 1003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.46% 34.72% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 735 572
Median daily rate £400 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £288 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 48 41
Median hourly rate £27.00 £31.40 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.01% -3.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.00 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £59.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -2.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -7 55 £356 +9.61% 43
Cheshire -3 15 £350 - 14
Lancashire +2 5 £213 -29.16% 5
Merseyside -7 5 £375 -9.09% 2
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 46 (26.29%) Finance
2 33 (18.86%) Programme Management
2 33 (18.86%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (17.71%) Electronics
4 29 (16.57%) SAP
5 28 (16.00%) Manufacturing
5 28 (16.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 28 (16.00%) Marketing
5 28 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
6 25 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (12.57%) Microsoft
8 21 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (11.43%) Project Management
10 18 (10.29%) Internet
11 16 (9.14%) ITIL
11 16 (9.14%) Windows
11 16 (9.14%) Migration
12 14 (8.00%) Mentoring
13 13 (7.43%) Billing
13 13 (7.43%) Degree
13 13 (7.43%) MS Excel
13 13 (7.43%) ISEB
14 12 (6.86%) PRINCE2
14 12 (6.86%) Java
15 11 (6.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 11 (6.29%) CRM
15 11 (6.29%) MS Office
15 11 (6.29%) ISO 9001
15 11 (6.29%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (5.71%) Cisco

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 (2.86%) CMS
2 3 (1.71%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 3 (1.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.71%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.71%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.14%) Apache
3 2 (1.14%) Drupal
3 2 (1.14%) Joomla!
3 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.14%) WordPress
4 1 (0.57%) CICS
4 1 (0.57%) Confluence
4 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.57%) Liferay
4 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.57%) SAS
4 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.29%) MS Office
3 3 (1.71%) MS Project
4 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.57%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.57%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 28 (16.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (5.14%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.71%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (1.14%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.00%) Office 365
2 3 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.14%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.29%) Internet
2 8 (4.57%) 2G
2 8 (4.57%) 3G
3 7 (4.00%) Firewall
3 7 (4.00%) GSM
3 7 (4.00%) LTE
3 7 (4.00%) UMTS
4 6 (3.43%) DNS
4 6 (3.43%) Network Security
4 6 (3.43%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.86%) 4G
5 5 (2.86%) Wireless
6 4 (2.29%) DHCP
6 4 (2.29%) IP Telephony
6 4 (2.29%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (2.29%) WAN
7 3 (1.71%) Broadband
7 3 (1.71%) LAN
7 3 (1.71%) VoIP
7 3 (1.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.29%) DB2
2 2 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.14%) MySQL
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.57%) FileMaker
3 1 (0.57%) GIS
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.57%) QlikView
3 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (3.43%) Selenium
2 4 (2.29%) JIRA
3 3 (1.71%) Subversion
3 3 (1.71%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.14%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.14%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.57%) Introscope
5 1 (0.57%) JUnit
5 1 (0.57%) RequisitePro
General
1 46 (26.29%) Finance
2 31 (17.71%) Electronics
3 28 (16.00%) Manufacturing
3 28 (16.00%) Marketing
4 13 (7.43%) Billing
5 4 (2.29%) Retail
6 2 (1.14%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Games
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Local Government
7 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (26.86%) Analyst
2 33 (18.86%) Business Analyst
3 21 (12.00%) Consultant
4 16 (9.14%) Developer
4 16 (9.14%) Project Manager
5 15 (8.57%) Architect
6 14 (8.00%) Telecoms Analyst
7 13 (7.43%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 12 (6.86%) Agile Business Analyst
9 11 (6.29%) Network Analyst
10 9 (5.14%) Java Architect
10 9 (5.14%) Java Consultant
11 8 (4.57%) Telecoms Manager
12 5 (2.86%) Payroll Consultant
12 5 (2.86%) Service Manager
13 4 (2.29%) Build Manager
13 4 (2.29%) Delivery Manager
13 4 (2.29%) Oracle Consultant
13 4 (2.29%) Programme Manager
14 3 (1.71%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.86%) HTML
2 4 (2.29%) .NET
2 4 (2.29%) CSS
3 3 (1.71%) jQuery
3 3 (1.71%) Middleware
4 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.14%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (1.14%) Web Services
4 2 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.57%) Ajax
5 1 (0.57%) J2EE
5 1 (0.57%) JSP
5 1 (0.57%) LINQ
5 1 (0.57%) Spring
5 1 (0.57%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.57%) WCF
5 1 (0.57%) XML
5 1 (0.57%) XMPP
5 1 (0.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.86%) PMI
2 5 (2.86%) Smart Meter
3 4 (2.29%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.71%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.71%) NHS
5 2 (1.14%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.14%) User Experience
5 2 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.57%) CESG
6 1 (0.57%) Clustering
6 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.57%) IPTV
6 1 (0.57%) LPAR
6 1 (0.57%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.57%) PKI
6 1 (0.57%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.14%) Windows
2 8 (4.57%) Unix
3 7 (4.00%) Linux
4 5 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.71%) AIX
5 3 (1.71%) Solaris
5 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.14%) Android
6 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.14%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.57%) HPUX
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.57%) SUSE
7 1 (0.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.86%) Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.86%) Programme Management
2 28 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
3 25 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (11.43%) Project Management
6 16 (9.14%) ITIL
6 16 (9.14%) Migration
7 14 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 12 (6.86%) PRINCE2
9 11 (6.29%) CRM
10 9 (5.14%) Change Management
10 9 (5.14%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (5.14%) eTOM
11 8 (4.57%) BPMN
11 8 (4.57%) Business Analysis
11 8 (4.57%) Scrum
12 7 (4.00%) Service Delivery
12 7 (4.00%) UML
13 5 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.86%) Java
2 10 (5.71%) SQL
3 5 (2.86%) C
3 5 (2.86%) PHP
4 4 (2.29%) C#
4 4 (2.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.71%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.71%) Python
5 3 (1.71%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.14%) Ruby
7 1 (0.57%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.57%) C++
7 1 (0.57%) COBOL
7 1 (0.57%) JCL
Qualifications
1 13 (7.43%) Degree
1 13 (7.43%) ISEB
2 11 (6.29%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.14%) CCNA
5 6 (3.43%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.29%) CCNP
6 4 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.71%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (1.14%) CCENT
8 2 (1.14%) CISSP
8 2 (1.14%) MCP
8 2 (1.14%) MCSA
8 2 (1.14%) MCSE
8 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.57%) Avaya Certification
9 1 (0.57%) HNC
9 1 (0.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.29%) ISO 9001
1 11 (6.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.43%) SLA
3 3 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.14%) NEBOSH
4 2 (1.14%) QA
5 1 (0.57%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.57%) ISO22301
System Software
1 8 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.14%) Firmware
3 2 (1.14%) NFS
3 2 (1.14%) Snort
3 2 (1.14%) vSphere
3 2 (1.14%) Xen
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.57%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (1.71%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (1.14%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.14%) OpenView
2 2 (1.14%) Puppet
2 2 (1.14%) SCCM
3 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.57%) nmon
3 1 (0.57%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (16.57%) SAP
2 22 (12.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.71%) Cisco
3 10 (5.71%) Huawei
3 10 (5.71%) Oracle
4 9 (5.14%) HP
5 7 (4.00%) Ericsson
5 7 (4.00%) Nokia
6 6 (3.43%) Citrix
6 6 (3.43%) IBM
6 6 (3.43%) Nokia Networks
7 3 (1.71%) Siebel
7 3 (1.71%) VMware
8 2 (1.14%) Avaya
8 2 (1.14%) BT
8 2 (1.14%) Juniper
8 2 (1.14%) NetApp
8 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.14%) Siemens
8 2 (1.14%) Wyse
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