The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank - 22 20
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - 0.81% 2.61%
As % of the General category - 4.17% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £300 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -36.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £24.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -24.61%
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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 Shropshire region.

General Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
9 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 7.09% 19.51% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 2
Average daily rate £450 £350 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -25.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.87 £34.32 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.08% +121.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -6.12%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (40.00%) PABX
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (20.00%) Lync
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (20.00%) XMPP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (40.00%) PABX
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Sqoop
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) PC Support
2 1 (20.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) VXML
1 1 (20.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) SAP