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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 54 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 5 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.96% 1.06% 5.01%
As % of the General category 8.20% 3.70% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 11
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£338 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £400 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.25% +18.33%
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
61 54 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.75% 28.72% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 36
Average daily rate £350 £356 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £229 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £700 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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
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 19 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -32 5 £338 - 1
Gateshead - - - -
Telecoms
North East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) SAP
3 6 (37.50%) DTV
3 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 6 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (37.50%) Marketing
3 6 (37.50%) Programme Management
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Electronics
3 6 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Play Framework
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (31.25%) Selenium
5 2 (12.50%) Banking
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) NEC
6 1 (6.25%) VoIP
6 1 (6.25%) WLAN
6 1 (6.25%) J2EE
6 1 (6.25%) MS Office
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) PMP
6 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
6 1 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (6.25%) Retail
6 1 (6.25%) Handset

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
1 1 (6.25%) WLAN
1 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 6 (37.50%) Marketing
2 6 (37.50%) Electronics
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
1 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Play Framework
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) DTV
2 1 (6.25%) Handset
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Programme Management
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) NEC
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (6.25%) Polycom