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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 73 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -9
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 16 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.04% 1.73% 0.90%
As % of the General category 12.40% 7.59% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 4
Median daily rate £335 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.21% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £480 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £11.33 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £28.00 £28.92
% change year-on-year
-59.53% -3.16%

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
129 158 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 16.41% 22.83% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 104 62
Median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Median hourly rate £33.72 £47.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.01% +23.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £33.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-18.79% +27.88%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -18 14 £333 -8.90% 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 22 January 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 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) ITIL
2 12 (42.86%) HP
3 11 (39.29%) Degree
4 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 10 (35.71%) Cisco
5 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (32.14%) CCNP
5 9 (32.14%) LAN
5 9 (32.14%) WAN
5 9 (32.14%) Wireless
5 9 (32.14%) Firewall
5 9 (32.14%) Riverbed
5 9 (32.14%) Aruba
5 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
5 9 (32.14%) F5
5 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
5 9 (32.14%) BIG-IP
5 9 (32.14%) Network Design
6 8 (28.57%) CCSE
6 8 (28.57%) CCSA
6 8 (28.57%) JNCIA
6 8 (28.57%) JNCIE
6 8 (28.57%) HP ASE
6 8 (28.57%) HP MASE
6 8 (28.57%) Fortinet
6 8 (28.57%) Juniper
6 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 8 (28.57%) CCIP
6 8 (28.57%) CCDP

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:

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.57%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) BIG-IP
1 9 (32.14%) Firewall
1 9 (32.14%) LAN
1 9 (32.14%) WAN
1 9 (32.14%) Wireless
2 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) BGP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) DSL
3 1 (3.57%) FTP
3 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.57%) IPsec
3 1 (3.57%) Network Security
3 1 (3.57%) Node B
3 1 (3.57%) OSPF
3 1 (3.57%) SNMP
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.71%) webpack
2 2 (7.14%) GitLab
3 1 (3.57%) JMeter
3 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 5 (17.86%) Electronics
3 5 (17.86%) Marketing
4 2 (7.14%) Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Billing
5 1 (3.57%) Local Government
5 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Functional Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Payroll Manager
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.57%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
1 3 (10.71%) CSS
1 3 (10.71%) EJS
1 3 (10.71%) Express
1 3 (10.71%) Node.js
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.71%) Virtual Team
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL
2 9 (32.14%) Network Design
3 7 (25.00%) ITSM
3 7 (25.00%) Service Management
4 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (21.43%) Project Management
5 5 (17.86%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (17.86%) Programme Management
6 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.71%) Asynchronous Programming
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.71%) Functional Programming
7 3 (10.71%) Microservices
7 3 (10.71%) MVC
7 3 (10.71%) Virtual Team Management
8 2 (7.14%) Change Control
8 2 (7.14%) Coaching
8 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
8 2 (7.14%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Degree
2 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (32.14%) CCNP
3 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
4 8 (28.57%) CCDP
4 8 (28.57%) CCIE
4 8 (28.57%) CCIP
4 8 (28.57%) CCSA
4 8 (28.57%) CCSE
4 8 (28.57%) HP ASE
4 8 (28.57%) HP MASE
4 8 (28.57%) JNCIA
4 8 (28.57%) JNCIE
5 2 (7.14%) APMP
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
1 1 (3.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) FortiGate
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco IPCC
2 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.57%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) HP
2 10 (35.71%) Cisco
3 9 (32.14%) Aruba
3 9 (32.14%) F5
3 9 (32.14%) Riverbed
4 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 8 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 8 (28.57%) Juniper
5 5 (17.86%) SAP
6 1 (3.57%) Amdocs
6 1 (3.57%) BT
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle
6 1 (3.57%) Remedy
6 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.57%) Tableau
6 1 (3.57%) Virgin Media