The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 3 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 36 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 23.08% 12.61% 12.50%
As % of the General category 52.94% 45.45% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £331 £150 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.83% -45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £150 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £150 £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £44.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-74.25% +60.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

General Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
68 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 43.59% 27.73% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 4
Median daily rate £375 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £273 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 31 (50.82%) Security Cleared
2 24 (39.34%) LAN
2 24 (39.34%) WAN
3 21 (34.43%) Presales
4 18 (29.51%) SC Cleared
5 17 (27.87%) BT
6 12 (19.67%) Capita
6 12 (19.67%) TOWER Software
6 12 (19.67%) ADSL
6 12 (19.67%) Cisco
6 12 (19.67%) IBM
6 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
6 12 (19.67%) Customer Engagement
6 12 (19.67%) Data Centre
7 11 (18.03%) NServiceBus
7 11 (18.03%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (18.03%) xDSL
7 11 (18.03%) GPON
7 11 (18.03%) StructureMap
7 11 (18.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (18.03%) jQuery
7 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
7 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (18.03%) Broadband
7 11 (18.03%) GSM
7 11 (18.03%) PSTN
7 11 (18.03%) SDH
7 11 (18.03%) C#
7 11 (18.03%) HTML
7 11 (18.03%) SQL

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (18.03%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Office
1 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 24 (39.34%) LAN
1 24 (39.34%) WAN
2 12 (19.67%) ADSL
3 11 (18.03%) Broadband
3 11 (18.03%) DWDM
3 11 (18.03%) GPON
3 11 (18.03%) GSM
3 11 (18.03%) PSTN
3 11 (18.03%) SDH
3 11 (18.03%) xDSL
4 2 (3.28%) Internet
4 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.64%) 802.11
5 1 (1.64%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (18.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Architect
2 19 (31.15%) Telecoms Architect
3 17 (27.87%) Lead Architect
4 10 (16.39%) C# Software Engineer
4 10 (16.39%) Software Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Network Architect
6 7 (11.48%) .NET Software Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Build Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Network Manager
8 3 (4.92%) NOC Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Telecoms Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Bid Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Presales Solution Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Programme Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Telecoms Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Administrator
10 1 (1.64%) C# Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) .NET
1 11 (18.03%) CSS
1 11 (18.03%) HTML
1 11 (18.03%) jQuery
1 11 (18.03%) KnockoutJS
1 11 (18.03%) SOAP
1 11 (18.03%) StructureMap
1 11 (18.03%) WCF
1 11 (18.03%) XML
2 2 (3.28%) WF
3 1 (1.64%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.28%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) Presales
2 12 (19.67%) Customer Engagement
3 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.03%) MVC
3 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
4 6 (9.84%) Logistics
5 5 (8.20%) Project Management
5 5 (8.20%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.56%) ITIL
7 2 (3.28%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (3.28%) Customer Identification
7 2 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.28%) Line Management
7 2 (3.28%) Network Design
7 2 (3.28%) Network Planning
7 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.28%) Process Improvement
7 2 (3.28%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.28%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) C#
1 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
1 11 (18.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (50.82%) Security Cleared
2 18 (29.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) BT
2 12 (19.67%) Capita
2 12 (19.67%) Cisco
2 12 (19.67%) IBM
2 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.67%) TOWER Software
3 11 (18.03%) Juniper
4 2 (3.28%) Nokia
5 1 (1.64%) Aruba
5 1 (1.64%) Remedy
5 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow