The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 31 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 11 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.31% 1.72% 3.68%
As % of the General category 11.34% 5.36% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Average daily rate
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£369 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £17.46 £7.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +148.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +29.26%
Telecoms
Yorkshire

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

General Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
97 112 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 29.22% 32.18% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 64 24
Average daily rate £350 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £215 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £590 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Average hourly rate £12.38 £11.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +1 6 £443 +41.60% 2
Barnsley - - - -
Telecoms
Yorkshire

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 10 (45.45%) Cisco
2 9 (40.91%) Manufacturing
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) MPLS
4 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 4 (18.18%) LAN
5 4 (18.18%) WAN
5 4 (18.18%) ERP
5 4 (18.18%) Network Design
5 4 (18.18%) Logistics
5 4 (18.18%) FMCG
6 3 (13.64%) CIPD
6 3 (13.64%) Lync
6 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
6 3 (13.64%) Performance Management
6 3 (13.64%) Coaching
6 3 (13.64%) EDI
6 3 (13.64%) GSM
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) SNMP
6 3 (13.64%) DNS
6 3 (13.64%) SDH
6 3 (13.64%) Cramer
6 3 (13.64%) Six Sigma
6 3 (13.64%) DWDM
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (9.09%) Intranet
7 2 (9.09%) Internet
7 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 3 (13.64%) Lync
2 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) Quickr
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) MPLS
2 4 (18.18%) LAN
2 4 (18.18%) WAN
3 3 (13.64%) GSM
3 3 (13.64%) SNMP
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) SDH
3 3 (13.64%) DWDM
4 2 (9.09%) Intranet
4 2 (9.09%) Internet
4 2 (9.09%) VoIP
4 2 (9.09%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.55%) VPLS
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.55%) PBX
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Maven
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (40.91%) Manufacturing
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Training Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Operations Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Transformation Programme Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Network Support
5 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) EDI
2 1 (4.55%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) FMCG
2 2 (9.09%) iSeries
3 1 (4.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Project Management
2 4 (18.18%) ERP
2 4 (18.18%) Network Design
2 4 (18.18%) Logistics
3 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Management
3 3 (13.64%) Coaching
3 3 (13.64%) Six Sigma
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) Network Management
5 1 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CIPD
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) CCDP
3 1 (4.55%) PMP
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Terminal Server
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Cramer
3 2 (9.09%) Lotus
3 2 (9.09%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Cognos
4 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.55%) HP
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