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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 66 60 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 18 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.51% 1.02% 1.00%
As % of the General category 15.65% 4.79% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 4
Median daily rate £330 £338 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £530 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.33 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £44.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-74.25% +62.96%

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
115 146 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 16.02% 21.31% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 95 56
Median daily rate £400 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £33.72 £14.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.85% -63.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +35.41%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +2 15 £330 -2.22% 1
Jarrow - 1 £475 - 1
Sunderland - 1 - - 1
Telecoms
North East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 12 (52.17%) ITIL
1 12 (52.17%) HP
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco
3 10 (43.48%) CCNP
3 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (43.48%) LAN
3 10 (43.48%) WAN
3 10 (43.48%) Firewall
3 10 (43.48%) Wireless
3 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
3 10 (43.48%) BIG-IP
3 10 (43.48%) Network Design
3 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
3 10 (43.48%) Riverbed
3 10 (43.48%) Aruba
3 10 (43.48%) F5
4 9 (39.13%) FortiGate
4 9 (39.13%) HP ASE
4 9 (39.13%) HP MASE
4 9 (39.13%) Fortinet
4 9 (39.13%) JNCIA
4 9 (39.13%) JNCIE
4 9 (39.13%) CCSE
4 9 (39.13%) CCSA
4 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
4 9 (39.13%) Juniper
4 9 (39.13%) CCIP
4 9 (39.13%) CCDP
4 9 (39.13%) CCIE

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) BIG-IP
1 10 (43.48%) Firewall
1 10 (43.48%) LAN
1 10 (43.48%) WAN
1 10 (43.48%) Wireless
2 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.35%) BGP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) DSL
3 1 (4.35%) FTP
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.35%) IPsec
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) Node B
3 1 (4.35%) OSPF
3 1 (4.35%) SNMP
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JMeter
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Billing
3 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Functional Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Installation Technician
3 2 (8.70%) Payroll Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) HR Manager
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Service Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Sitecore Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Tableau Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Virtual Team
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 10 (43.48%) Network Design
3 8 (34.78%) ITSM
3 8 (34.78%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) ERP
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Virtual Team Management
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Coaching
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.70%) People Management
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C#
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 10 (43.48%) CCNP
2 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
3 9 (39.13%) CCDP
3 9 (39.13%) CCIE
3 9 (39.13%) CCIP
3 9 (39.13%) CCSA
3 9 (39.13%) CCSE
3 9 (39.13%) HP ASE
3 9 (39.13%) HP MASE
3 9 (39.13%) JNCIA
3 9 (39.13%) JNCIE
3 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
5 2 (8.70%) APMP
5 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (8.70%) ISEB
5 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
1 1 (4.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.35%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) HP
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco
3 10 (43.48%) Aruba
3 10 (43.48%) F5
3 10 (43.48%) Riverbed
4 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
4 9 (39.13%) Fortinet
4 9 (39.13%) Juniper
5 1 (4.35%) Amdocs
5 1 (4.35%) BT
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
5 1 (4.35%) Tableau
5 1 (4.35%) Virgin Media