The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 36 19 1
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -18
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 4 11 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.13% 6.71% 24.81%
As % of the General category 13.33% 17.46% 60.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate
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£260 £625 £530
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.40% +17.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-38.00% -9.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

General Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
30 63 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 15.96% 38.41% 41.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 10
Average daily rate £400 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £640 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Warrington region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 16 (64.00%) GSM
1 16 (64.00%) 3G
2 13 (52.00%) LTE
3 10 (40.00%) 4G
3 10 (40.00%) 2G
4 9 (36.00%) Ericsson
4 9 (36.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 9 (36.00%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (32.00%) Performance Engineering
5 8 (32.00%) Network Design
5 8 (32.00%) RNC
6 7 (28.00%) Nortel
6 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (28.00%) GPRS
6 7 (28.00%) WCDMA
6 7 (28.00%) HSPA
6 7 (28.00%) Performance Management
6 7 (28.00%) Huawei
6 7 (28.00%) Resource Management
7 6 (24.00%) Statistics
7 6 (24.00%) Network Planning
8 5 (20.00%) Finance
8 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
8 5 (20.00%) ITIL
9 4 (16.00%) Network Management
9 4 (16.00%) Performance Improvement
9 4 (16.00%) Degree
9 4 (16.00%) Business Objects
9 4 (16.00%) MS Excel

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 2 (8.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) GSM
1 16 (64.00%) 3G
2 13 (52.00%) LTE
3 10 (40.00%) 4G
3 10 (40.00%) 2G
4 9 (36.00%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (32.00%) RNC
6 7 (28.00%) GPRS
6 7 (28.00%) WCDMA
6 7 (28.00%) HSPA
7 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
8 3 (12.00%) UMTS
9 2 (8.00%) SDH
9 2 (8.00%) ATM
10 1 (4.00%) LAN
10 1 (4.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Performance Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) RAN Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Field Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Developer
3 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.00%) RF Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Transition Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Project Controller
4 1 (4.00%) Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.00%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Security Assurance Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Statistics
2 2 (8.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) UNIX
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Performance Engineering
1 8 (32.00%) Network Design
2 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (28.00%) Performance Management
2 7 (28.00%) Resource Management
3 6 (24.00%) Network Planning
4 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) Network Management
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Improvement
5 4 (16.00%) Service Management
5 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.00%) eTOM
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.00%) Data Entry
7 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.00%) Line Management
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Python
1 2 (8.00%) C
1 2 (8.00%) C++
1 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (8.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) CISM
2 1 (4.00%) CISSP
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) COBIT
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Ericsson
1 9 (36.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 7 (28.00%) Nortel
2 7 (28.00%) Huawei
3 4 (16.00%) Business Objects
3 4 (16.00%) Mapinfo
4 3 (12.00%) BT
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint