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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 10 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 17 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 13.60% 16.87% 16.13%
As % of the General category 54.84% 50.91% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £12.49 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -37.55%
Telecoms
West Midlands

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
31 55 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 24.80% 33.13% 33.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 6
Median daily rate £335 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £435 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £31.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.40% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

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 27 September 2016, 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 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) Presales
2 10 (43.48%) BT
3 9 (39.13%) LAN
3 9 (39.13%) WAN
4 7 (30.43%) Capita
4 7 (30.43%) Customer Engagement
4 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
4 7 (30.43%) IBM
4 7 (30.43%) TOWER Software
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) SLA
6 3 (13.04%) Escalation Management
6 3 (13.04%) Fault Management
7 2 (8.70%) Logistics
7 2 (8.70%) Aruba
7 2 (8.70%) 802.1X
7 2 (8.70%) 802.11
7 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.70%) SAP
7 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (8.70%) Wireless
8 1 (4.35%) Service Management
8 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.35%) Finance
8 1 (4.35%) Migration
8 1 (4.35%) Network Design
8 1 (4.35%) Mitel

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) LAN
1 9 (39.13%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) 802.11
2 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (8.70%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) BGP
3 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.35%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.35%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Architect
2 10 (43.48%) Telecoms Architect
3 8 (34.78%) Lead Architect
4 7 (30.43%) Network Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Programme Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Wireless Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Bid Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Build Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
7 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Logistics Coordinator
7 1 (4.35%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Network Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Network Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Project Controller
7 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Presales
2 7 (30.43%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Escalation Management
4 3 (13.04%) Fault Management
5 2 (8.70%) Logistics
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Network Design
6 1 (4.35%) PDM
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.35%) Requirements Management
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Service Design
6 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) CCDP
2 1 (4.35%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) BT
2 7 (30.43%) Capita
2 7 (30.43%) IBM
2 7 (30.43%) TOWER Software
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Aruba
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Juniper
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Mitel
5 1 (4.35%) Siemens