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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 7 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 10.94% 18.63% 11.86%
As % of the General category 41.18% 48.72% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£270 £160 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.75% -48.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +14.51%
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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 Solihull region.

General Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17 39 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 26.56% 38.24% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Average daily rate £275 £290 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -31.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £156 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) Perl
2 7 (35.00%) MySQL
2 7 (35.00%) MS Office
3 6 (30.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) VBA
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (20.00%) 2G
5 4 (20.00%) LTE
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) Nokia
6 3 (15.00%) 3G
6 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (15.00%) Legal
6 3 (15.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (15.00%) 4G
7 2 (10.00%) PMI
7 2 (10.00%) PMP
7 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
7 2 (10.00%) Ericsson
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Finance
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Operations Management
7 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (5.00%) SAP
8 1 (5.00%) OO

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Office
2 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) 2G
1 4 (20.00%) LTE
2 3 (15.00%) 4G
2 3 (15.00%) 3G
3 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.00%) RNC
3 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (15.00%) Legal
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Java Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Transmission Planner
4 1 (5.00%) Transmission Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Circuiting Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) OO
3 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.00%) ETL
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) Perl
3 6 (30.00%) VBA
3 6 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) PMP
1 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Nokia
1 3 (15.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (10.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Mapinfo
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.00%) BT
3 1 (5.00%) NEC
3 1 (5.00%) NetCracker
3 1 (5.00%) Huawei