The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 25 36 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 5 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.22% 0.78% 4.42%
As % of the General category 6.33% 2.56% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£200 £140 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -67.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £6.92 £9.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.25% +18.33%
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South Yorkshire

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

General Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
79 78 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 35.11% 30.59% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 55 19
Average daily rate £363 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £262 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £14.28 £9.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) CIPD
1 2 (28.57%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Health Informatics
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) COBIT
2 1 (14.29%) Informatics
2 1 (14.29%) HL7
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) FMCG
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) CMMI
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) e-GIF
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Training Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Transformation Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) WSDL
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Health Informatics
1 1 (14.29%) Informatics
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) CMMI
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) e-GIF
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CIPD
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) COBIT
1 1 (14.29%) HL7
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) SAP