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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 31 46 28
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 16 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.58% 1.20% 2.18%
As % of the General category 15.69% 3.79% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 5
Median daily rate £450 £345 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £157 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £345 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.33 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £44.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-74.25% +45.45%

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
102 132 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.23% 31.81% 34.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 91 58
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £633 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +13.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +45.55%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

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 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 18 (39.13%) Cisco
2 17 (36.96%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (36.96%) SAP
2 17 (36.96%) Electronics
2 17 (36.96%) Finance
2 17 (36.96%) Manufacturing
2 17 (36.96%) Programme Management
2 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (36.96%) Marketing
2 17 (36.96%) Digital Marketing
3 10 (21.74%) Migration
4 9 (19.57%) Oracle
4 9 (19.57%) Acme Packet
5 8 (17.39%) F5
5 8 (17.39%) User Experience
5 8 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (17.39%) Brocade
5 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint
5 8 (17.39%) Firewall
5 8 (17.39%) Blue Coat
6 7 (15.22%) Web Development
7 6 (13.04%) Web Design
7 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.04%) HTML
7 6 (13.04%) Service Design
8 5 (10.87%) Java
9 4 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (8.70%) TDD
9 4 (8.70%) JavaScript

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (36.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (17.39%) Firewall
2 3 (6.52%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) Broadband
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (36.96%) Electronics
1 17 (36.96%) Finance
1 17 (36.96%) Manufacturing
1 17 (36.96%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Billing
2 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Network Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Designer
3 5 (10.87%) Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Telecoms Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) User Researcher
5 3 (6.52%) Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Content Designer
5 3 (6.52%) Digital User Researcher
5 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Telecoms Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) HTML
2 4 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (4.35%) Node.js
3 2 (4.35%) Velocity
3 2 (4.35%) XMPP
4 1 (2.17%) .NET
4 1 (2.17%) HTML5
4 1 (2.17%) RESTful
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) User Experience
2 3 (6.52%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) CESG
4 1 (2.17%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Linux
1 3 (6.52%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (36.96%) Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) Digital Marketing
1 17 (36.96%) Programme Management
2 10 (21.74%) Migration
3 7 (15.22%) Web Development
4 6 (13.04%) Service Design
4 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.04%) Web Design
5 4 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (8.70%) TDD
6 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.52%) DevOps
6 3 (6.52%) Facilities Management
7 2 (4.35%) Line Management
7 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.35%) Network Management
7 2 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (4.35%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) Java
2 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) Python
3 2 (4.35%) Ruby
4 1 (2.17%) C#
4 1 (2.17%) PHP
4 1 (2.17%) SQL
4 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.52%) CCNA
2 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) CCNP
3 1 (2.17%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (4.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Cisco
2 17 (36.96%) SAP
3 9 (19.57%) Acme Packet
3 9 (19.57%) Oracle
4 8 (17.39%) Blue Coat
4 8 (17.39%) Brocade
4 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint
4 8 (17.39%) F5
5 2 (4.35%) Bluefish Communications
5 2 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) Virgin Media
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