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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 53 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 13 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.06% 2.37% 1.44%
As % of the General category 10.74% 13.64% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
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£319 £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £168 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £575 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £24.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -25.19%
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
121 66 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 19.15% 17.37% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 48 32
Average daily rate £347 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 £34.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 -16 13 £319 -15.00% 1
Telecoms
North East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 9 (47.37%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) Manufacturing
3 7 (36.84%) Electronics
3 7 (36.84%) Programme Management
3 7 (36.84%) Marketing
3 7 (36.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (36.84%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (36.84%) SAP
3 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (36.84%) DTV
4 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Play Framework
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) J2EE
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
7 3 (15.79%) Selenium
7 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) Linux
7 3 (15.79%) Informatica
8 2 (10.53%) GSM
8 2 (10.53%) UMTS
8 2 (10.53%) Mapinfo
8 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
8 2 (10.53%) Service Management
8 2 (10.53%) Change Management
8 2 (10.53%) MS Excel

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (15.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) GSM
1 2 (10.53%) UMTS
1 2 (10.53%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) Ant
3 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Manufacturing
2 7 (36.84%) Marketing
2 7 (36.84%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Developer
1 4 (21.05%) Administrator
1 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Support
4 1 (5.26%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) UX Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Interaction Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) J2EE
1 4 (21.05%) Play Framework
2 2 (10.53%) SOAP
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) Java EE
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) DTV
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Interactive TV
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Programme Management
1 7 (36.84%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Content Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.53%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) OpenView
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (5.26%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) SAP
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Informatica
4 2 (10.53%) Mapinfo
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Ericsson