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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 30 42 26
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 11 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.97% 0.77% 4.09%
As % of the General category 9.73% 2.73% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £208 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% -48.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £154 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £262 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £6.92 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.25% +18.33%
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
113 110 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 30.54% 28.35% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 74 25
Average daily rate £356 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £14.28 £8.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +68.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 +10 5 £200 +42.85%
Doncaster -2 4 £303 +10.00%
Telecoms
Yorkshire

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 7 (43.75%) Cisco
1 7 (43.75%) Manufacturing
2 4 (25.00%) Electronics
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) MPLS
2 4 (25.00%) DTV
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 4 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (18.75%) FMCG
3 3 (18.75%) Cramer
3 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
3 3 (18.75%) Network Design
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) GSM
3 3 (18.75%) SDH
3 3 (18.75%) DWDM
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) SNMP
4 2 (12.50%) IIS
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) Lync
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.25%) Quickr
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) MPLS
2 3 (18.75%) DWDM
2 3 (18.75%) GSM
2 3 (18.75%) SDH
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) SNMP
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) Intranet
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (43.75%) Manufacturing
2 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 4 (25.00%) Electronics
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Training Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.25%) Server Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Production Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) DTV
2 3 (18.75%) FMCG
3 1 (6.25%) iSeries
3 1 (6.25%) Health Informatics
3 1 (6.25%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 4 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Network Design
2 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Logistics
3 2 (12.50%) Network Management
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) e-GIF
4 1 (6.25%) CMMI
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CIPD
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) CCDP
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
1 1 (6.25%) COBIT
1 1 (6.25%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (18.75%) Cramer
4 1 (6.25%) JBoss
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Lotus
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint