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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 31 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.27% 1.65% 4.14%
As % of the General category 3.80% 5.06% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£310 £313 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £243 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £383 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £7.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +298.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -23.91%
Telecoms
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 79 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 33.33% 32.51% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 44 19
Average daily rate £375 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.38 £12.00 £11.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +4.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) Six Sigma
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (50.00%) Coaching
3 3 (37.50%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) CIPD
4 1 (12.50%) VPLS
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (12.50%) Lync
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) Low Latency

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) VPLS
1 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Training Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Six Sigma
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (50.00%) Coaching
3 3 (37.50%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCIE
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) HP