The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank - 19 18
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.95% 2.30%
As % of the General category - 8.82% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-38.00% -9.09%
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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 Staffordshire region.

General Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
56 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 29.95% 22.08% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 21
Average daily rate £400 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £268 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £415 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Average hourly rate £26.50 £19.65 £21.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.86% -7.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.28 £15.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £32.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Telecoms
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat