The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 38 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 5 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.40% 1.48% 2.70%
As % of the General category 8.47% 5.00% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate
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£475 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.73% -6.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.57% +1.42%
General Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
59 60 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 16.53% 29.56% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 49
Average daily rate £375 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £274 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £615 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.75 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Telecoms
North East

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 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 -14 5 £475 +55.73% 4
Telecoms
North East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 12 (46.15%) Cisco
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
3 6 (23.08%) Service Management
3 6 (23.08%) Windows
4 5 (19.23%) Java
4 5 (19.23%) SAP
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (19.23%) Electronics
4 5 (19.23%) Programme Management
4 5 (19.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (19.23%) 3G
4 5 (19.23%) DTV
4 5 (19.23%) 4G
4 5 (19.23%) Play Framework
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) Marketing
4 5 (19.23%) Selenium
4 5 (19.23%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) DSL
5 4 (15.38%) Ethernet
5 4 (15.38%) PMI
5 4 (15.38%) PMI Certification
5 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.54%) SQL
6 3 (11.54%) WAN

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) 3G
1 5 (19.23%) 4G
2 4 (15.38%) DSL
2 4 (15.38%) Ethernet
3 3 (11.54%) WAN
3 3 (11.54%) Internet
4 2 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (3.85%) UMTS
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) SAN
5 1 (3.85%) GSM
5 1 (3.85%) MPLS
5 1 (3.85%) IPsec
5 1 (3.85%) VLAN
5 1 (3.85%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
3 5 (19.23%) Electronics
3 5 (19.23%) Marketing
4 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Developer
1 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (3.85%) Project Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.85%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) DBA
5 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) DTV
2 4 (15.38%) PMI
3 2 (7.69%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Solaris
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Service Management
2 5 (19.23%) Programme Management
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (19.23%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.69%) ERP
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Workflow
5 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) PMI Certification
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) MCDBA
5 1 (3.85%) MCT
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco
2 5 (19.23%) SAP
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Veritas
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) CA
5 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Splunk