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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 63 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 11 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.51% 0.76% 3.09%
As % of the General category 6.83% 4.17% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Average daily rate £365 £275 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% +12.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £50.50 - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
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
161 72 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 22.12% 18.14% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 54 37
Average daily rate £365 £350 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £451 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £50.50 £38.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.16% +48.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 11 £365 +32.72% 3
Telecoms
North East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 17 (54.84%) Manufacturing
2 17 (54.84%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (54.84%) Electronics
2 17 (54.84%) SAP
2 17 (54.84%) Programme Management
2 17 (54.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (54.84%) Marketing
2 17 (54.84%) Digital Marketing
3 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) User Stories
5 5 (16.13%) User Experience
5 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
5 5 (16.13%) LAN
6 4 (12.90%) Java
6 4 (12.90%) J2EE
6 4 (12.90%) Firewall
6 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
6 4 (12.90%) Play Framework
6 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
7 3 (9.68%) Coaching
7 3 (9.68%) Confluence
7 3 (9.68%) Pair Programming
7 3 (9.68%) Mitel
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.68%) JIRA
7 3 (9.68%) Refactoring
7 3 (9.68%) BT
7 3 (9.68%) Migration
7 3 (9.68%) Scrum

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (9.68%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (54.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) LAN
2 4 (12.90%) Firewall
3 3 (9.68%) WAN
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.45%) VoIP
4 2 (6.45%) Wireless
5 1 (3.23%) 2G
5 1 (3.23%) 3G
5 1 (3.23%) ATM
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (3.23%) DECT
5 1 (3.23%) DWDM
5 1 (3.23%) FWSM
5 1 (3.23%) LDAP
5 1 (3.23%) OpenScape
5 1 (3.23%) PSTN
5 1 (3.23%) RNC
5 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 17 (54.84%) Electronics
2 17 (54.84%) Manufacturing
2 17 (54.84%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Military
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (12.90%) Consultant
1 4 (12.90%) Developer
1 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
1 4 (12.90%) Java Scala Developer
1 4 (12.90%) Scala Developer
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Product Owner
2 3 (9.68%) Scrum Master
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms Consultant
2 3 (9.68%) User Experience Researcher
2 3 (9.68%) User Researcher
3 2 (6.45%) Designer
3 2 (6.45%) Installations Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Interaction Designer
3 2 (6.45%) Mitel Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
3 2 (6.45%) UX Designer
4 1 (3.23%) Field Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) J2EE
1 4 (12.90%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) User Experience
2 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Interactive TV
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.23%) Handset
4 1 (3.23%) IVR
4 1 (3.23%) Statistics
4 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Solaris
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) CentOS
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) Digital Marketing
1 17 (54.84%) Programme Management
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) User Stories
4 3 (9.68%) Coaching
4 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (9.68%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Pair Programming
4 3 (9.68%) Refactoring
4 3 (9.68%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) Content Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.23%) Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) Information Assurance
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.23%) V-Model
6 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.23%) VCP5
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) SAP
2 3 (9.68%) BT
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco
2 3 (9.68%) Mitel
3 2 (6.45%) Huawei
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (3.23%) Avaya
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.23%) Genesys
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) NICE Systems
4 1 (3.23%) Nokia
4 1 (3.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (3.23%) Nortel
4 1 (3.23%) Siemens
4 1 (3.23%) Sun
4 1 (3.23%) Verint
4 1 (3.23%) ZTE