The first 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 31 July 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 Sheffield 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 23 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.11% 1.52% 5.03%
As % of the General category 3.08% 5.66% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£150 £100 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -62.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £25.95 £8.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +189.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +9.23%
General Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
65 53 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 36.11% 26.90% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 42 20
Average daily rate £386 £396 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% +13.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £306 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £44.97 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.20% +308.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Telecoms
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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 31 July 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 1 (25.00%) CMMI
1 1 (25.00%) BT
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
1 1 (25.00%) Informatics
1 1 (25.00%) HL7
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (25.00%) Health Informatics
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) PBX
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
1 1 (25.00%) Informatics
1 1 (25.00%) Health Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) e-GIF
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) CMMI
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
1 1 (25.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) BT
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