The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 109 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -12
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 8 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.57% 1.91% 2.61%
As % of the General category 4.06% 10.26% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 8
Median daily rate £313 £325 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +94.02%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -32.60%
Telecoms
North East

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

General Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
197 117 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.00% 18.60% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 77 52
Median daily rate £340 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £255 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% -62.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.65 £33.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.05 £37.60 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -67 8 £313 -3.84% 2
Telecoms
North East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) BT
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Huawei
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (15.38%) SLA
3 2 (15.38%) Nokia
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (15.38%) Avaya
3 2 (15.38%) ISEB
3 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
3 2 (15.38%) ATM
3 2 (15.38%) WLAN
3 2 (15.38%) MS Office
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 2 (15.38%) QA
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) ATM
2 2 (15.38%) Wireless
2 2 (15.38%) WLAN
3 1 (7.69%) 2G
3 1 (7.69%) 3G
3 1 (7.69%) BGP
3 1 (7.69%) DWDM
3 1 (7.69%) IPv4
3 1 (7.69%) LTE
3 1 (7.69%) MegaStream
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) OpenScape
3 1 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (7.69%) RNC
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) Softphone
3 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
3 1 (7.69%) VoLTE
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
2 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Functional Tester
3 1 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Transmission Planner
3 1 (7.69%) WLAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Biometrics
2 1 (7.69%) CLARiiON
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Fintech
2 1 (7.69%) IVR
2 1 (7.69%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Change Control
2 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
2 2 (15.38%) SDLC
2 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
2 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
2 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
2 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) BT
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Avaya
2 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Huawei
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Nokia
2 2 (15.38%) Virgin Media
3 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
3 1 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (7.69%) Arqiva
3 1 (7.69%) Brocade
3 1 (7.69%) Genesys
3 1 (7.69%) NICE Systems
3 1 (7.69%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (7.69%) Telindus
3 1 (7.69%) Tellabs
3 1 (7.69%) Verint
3 1 (7.69%) ZTE