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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 46 39 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 6 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.30% 4.08% 4.10%
As % of the General category 5.56% 18.27% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 1
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£300 £219 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -41.66%
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
108 104 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.33% 22.32% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 67 18
Average daily rate £338 £245 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.75% -41.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £193 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £394 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.06% -20.00%

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 31 March 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 -5 6 £300 +37.14%
South Shields - - - -
Telecoms
North East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 7 (70.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) DTV
2 5 (50.00%) Electronics
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 5 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (50.00%) Marketing
2 5 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Selenium
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Informatica
4 3 (30.00%) Play Framework
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) JSON
6 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) CSS
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) ERP
6 1 (10.00%) J2EE

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (50.00%) Electronics
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Java Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Informatica Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 5 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) Informatica