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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 2 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 32 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 21.92% 13.85% 15.58%
As % of the General category 47.76% 43.90% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £150 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -45.45%
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 £18.50 £22.67
% change year-on-year
-38.75% -18.39%

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
67 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 45.89% 31.54% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 8
Median daily rate £375 £438 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +36.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £303 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

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
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 18 January 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 32 (62.75%) Security Cleared
2 27 (52.94%) LAN
2 27 (52.94%) WAN
3 19 (37.25%) SC Cleared
3 19 (37.25%) Presales
4 18 (35.29%) BT
5 15 (29.41%) Customer Engagement
5 15 (29.41%) Capita
5 15 (29.41%) TOWER Software
5 15 (29.41%) IBM
5 15 (29.41%) Data Centre
6 14 (27.45%) Cisco
7 12 (23.53%) ADSL
7 12 (23.53%) Juniper
8 11 (21.57%) DWDM
8 11 (21.57%) Broadband
8 11 (21.57%) GSM
8 11 (21.57%) PSTN
8 11 (21.57%) SDH
8 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
8 11 (21.57%) C#
8 11 (21.57%) HTML
8 11 (21.57%) SQL
8 11 (21.57%) .NET
8 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
8 11 (21.57%) Visual Studio
8 11 (21.57%) CSS
8 11 (21.57%) SOAP
8 11 (21.57%) XML
8 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering

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 (21.57%) NServiceBus
Communications & Networking
1 27 (52.94%) LAN
1 27 (52.94%) WAN
2 12 (23.53%) ADSL
3 11 (21.57%) Broadband
3 11 (21.57%) DWDM
3 11 (21.57%) GPON
3 11 (21.57%) GSM
3 11 (21.57%) PSTN
3 11 (21.57%) SDH
3 11 (21.57%) xDSL
4 2 (3.92%) 802.11
4 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (21.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Architect
2 19 (37.25%) Telecoms Architect
3 18 (35.29%) Lead Architect
4 10 (19.61%) C# Software Engineer
4 10 (19.61%) Software Engineer
5 9 (17.65%) Network Architect
6 7 (13.73%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Telecoms Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Wireless Architect
9 1 (1.96%) Bid Manager
9 1 (1.96%) Build Manager
9 1 (1.96%) C# Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Delivery Manager
9 1 (1.96%) Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Network Manager
9 1 (1.96%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) .NET
1 11 (21.57%) CSS
1 11 (21.57%) HTML
1 11 (21.57%) jQuery
1 11 (21.57%) KnockoutJS
1 11 (21.57%) SOAP
1 11 (21.57%) StructureMap
1 11 (21.57%) WCF
1 11 (21.57%) XML
2 2 (3.92%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Presales
2 15 (29.41%) Customer Engagement
3 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (21.57%) MVC
3 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
4 4 (7.84%) ITIL
5 2 (3.92%) Logistics
5 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.92%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.96%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (1.96%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.96%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) C#
1 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
1 11 (21.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (62.75%) Security Cleared
2 19 (37.25%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) BT
2 15 (29.41%) Capita
2 15 (29.41%) IBM
2 15 (29.41%) TOWER Software
3 14 (27.45%) Cisco
4 12 (23.53%) Juniper
5 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.92%) Aruba
7 1 (1.96%) Remedy
7 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
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