The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 9 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.33% 10.71% -
As % of the General category 14.29% 30.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £320 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £44.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-74.25% +62.96%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Wakefield region.

General Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
7 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 16.28% 35.71% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Median daily rate £450 £350 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +180.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +44.44%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wakefield region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Wakefield region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

Telecoms
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) PPP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) PPP
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IP Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IP Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) LAN Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Switch Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) WAN Engineer
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco