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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 47 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 4 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.92% 1.38% 2.52%
As % of the General category 7.55% 4.05% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-40.84% +14.51%
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
53 74 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.18% 33.94% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 41
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +106.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 22 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -22 4 £325 -7.14% 2
Gateshead - - - -
Telecoms
North East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (41.67%) Cisco
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (25.00%) DTV
3 6 (25.00%) Marketing
3 6 (25.00%) Electronics
3 6 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) SAP
3 6 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (25.00%) Play Framework
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.83%) Selenium
5 4 (16.67%) Service Management
6 3 (12.50%) 3G
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL
6 3 (12.50%) Windows
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.50%) WAN
6 3 (12.50%) PMI Certification
6 3 (12.50%) 4G
7 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (8.33%) SaaS
7 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
7 2 (8.33%) PMI
7 2 (8.33%) ERP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) 3G
1 3 (12.50%) WAN
1 3 (12.50%) 4G
2 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.33%) DSL
3 1 (4.17%) LTE
3 1 (4.17%) MPLS
3 1 (4.17%) GSM
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) UMTS
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) WLAN
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Selenium
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 6 (25.00%) Marketing
3 6 (25.00%) Electronics
4 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
1 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) DTV
2 2 (8.33%) PMI
3 1 (4.17%) Handset
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) AIX
2 1 (4.17%) Solaris
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (16.67%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) ERP
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) NEC
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (4.17%) CA
4 1 (4.17%) Veritas
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.17%) Polycom