The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Northern Ireland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 19 36 11
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.74% 0.36% 8.84%
As % of the General category 6.90% 1.37% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Average daily rate £353 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-38.59% -8.06%
General Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
29 73 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 25.22% 25.98% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 39 17
Average daily rate £325 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Northern Ireland region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Northern Ireland region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Telecoms
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) PMP
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle