The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 11 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 8 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.34% 7.14% 2.54%
As % of the General category 22.22% 15.69% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £313 £600 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.91% +62.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.87% +6.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £15.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+157.37% -29.06%
Telecoms
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

General Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
36 51 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 33.03% 45.54% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 19
Median daily rate £315 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £104 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £450 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.19 £25.00 £25.04
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -0.15%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 5 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
County Antrim +5 8 £313 -47.91%
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 5 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 3 (30.00%) WAN
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) Dell Compellent
2 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (20.00%) Billing
2 2 (20.00%) Altiris
2 2 (20.00%) Meridio
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (20.00%) Symposium
2 2 (20.00%) BT
2 2 (20.00%) IDOL
2 2 (20.00%) VB
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) SNMP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Dell
2 2 (20.00%) Nortel
2 2 (20.00%) Avaya
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) CommVault
2 2 (20.00%) EDRMS

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) SNMP
2 2 (20.00%) Symposium
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (10.00%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) EDRMS
1 2 (20.00%) IDOL
General
1 2 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Designer
1 3 (30.00%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Avaya Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Exchange Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) VB
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Altiris
1 2 (20.00%) Avaya
1 2 (20.00%) BT
1 2 (20.00%) CommVault
1 2 (20.00%) Dell
1 2 (20.00%) Dell Compellent
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) Meridio
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Nortel
1 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (20.00%) Symantec
1 2 (20.00%) VMware