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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 31 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.45% 1.58% 1.46%
As % of the General category 6.31% 4.29% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£388 £150 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+158.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-37.77% -36.61%
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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
111 70 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 38.81% 36.84% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 53 46
Average daily rate £400 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £150.00 £12.50 £44.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1100.00% -72.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.37 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -5.04%

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 5 August 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 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (25.00%) DTV
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (25.00%) Electronics
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Big Data
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 2 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) BT
4 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (8.33%) B2B
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) ISEB
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Drupal
1 1 (8.33%) Alfresco
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Mockito
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (8.33%) Artifactory
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) DBA
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Data Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Hadoop Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Data Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Strategy Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Operations Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Provisioning Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Symfony
1 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (8.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) DTV
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) B2B
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) PHP
1 1 (8.33%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) IIBA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) BT
2 1 (8.33%) F5
2 1 (8.33%) Percona