The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 62 59 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -31
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 80 74 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.79% 2.75% 5.55%
As % of the General category 11.36% 9.45% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 39
Median daily rate £325 £315 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £229 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £414 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.87% +6.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 £18.33 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.26% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £15.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+157.37% -29.06%
Telecoms
England

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

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
704 783 782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.58% 29.14% 33.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 421 337
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 60 65
Median hourly rate £17.10 £29.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.02% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.87 £15.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £37.82 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.19 £25.00 £25.04
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -0.15%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 29 £380 +16.92% 13
Solihull -1 12 £130 -27.77% 4
Coventry -12 9 £280 +7.69% 2
Staffordshire +21 7 £440 +10.00% 3
Warwickshire -4 4 - - 4
Wolverhampton 0 3 £290 -7.93%
Worcestershire -2 3 £363 +31.81% 1
Herefordshire - 2 £369 - 1
Walsall - 1 - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 31 (23.85%) Finance
2 23 (17.69%) 3G
3 21 (16.15%) Logistics
4 19 (14.62%) Project Management
4 19 (14.62%) SLA
5 18 (13.85%) Service Delivery
6 16 (12.31%) MS Office
6 16 (12.31%) ITIL
6 16 (12.31%) MS Excel
6 16 (12.31%) LTE
7 15 (11.54%) Network Planning
8 13 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (9.23%) LAN
9 12 (9.23%) Microsoft
9 12 (9.23%) Security Cleared
10 11 (8.46%) WAN
10 11 (8.46%) Windows
10 11 (8.46%) Service Management
10 11 (8.46%) Migration
11 10 (7.69%) SAP
11 10 (7.69%) Fault Management
11 10 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (6.92%) Huawei
12 9 (6.92%) Cisco
12 9 (6.92%) Wireless
12 9 (6.92%) Siemens
13 8 (6.15%) Nokia
13 8 (6.15%) EMC
13 8 (6.15%) Windows Server
14 7 (5.38%) Nokia Networks

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.54%) IIS
1 2 (1.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.77%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (12.31%) MS Excel
1 16 (12.31%) MS Office
2 6 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.54%) MS Project
4 2 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.77%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.69%) 3G
2 16 (12.31%) LTE
3 12 (9.23%) LAN
4 11 (8.46%) WAN
5 9 (6.92%) Wireless
6 6 (4.62%) Firewall
7 4 (3.08%) 4G
7 4 (3.08%) BGP
7 4 (3.08%) Internet
7 4 (3.08%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (2.31%) 2G
8 3 (2.31%) VoIP
9 2 (1.54%) BT 21CN
9 2 (1.54%) Cisco ICM
9 2 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.54%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.54%) Network Security
9 2 (1.54%) NGN
9 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.54%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.77%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.77%) Big Data
3 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.77%) Impala
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Axure RP
1 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (23.85%) Finance
2 7 (5.38%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.62%) Electronics
3 6 (4.62%) Marketing
4 5 (3.85%) Retail
5 3 (2.31%) Back Office
6 2 (1.54%) Billing
7 1 (0.77%) Banking
7 1 (0.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (15.38%) Telecoms Manager
2 16 (12.31%) Analyst
3 14 (10.77%) Project Manager
4 12 (9.23%) Coordinator
5 8 (6.15%) Designer
5 8 (6.15%) IT Manager
5 8 (6.15%) Network Engineer
5 8 (6.15%) Performance Manager
5 8 (6.15%) Quality Manager
5 8 (6.15%) Site Acquisition Manager
5 8 (6.15%) Site Manager
6 7 (5.38%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.38%) Project Coordinator
7 5 (3.85%) Architect
7 5 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (3.85%) Logistics Coordinator
7 5 (3.85%) Support Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.31%) jQuery
2 1 (0.77%) .NET
2 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (0.77%) CSS
2 1 (0.77%) HTML
2 1 (0.77%) Web Services
2 1 (0.77%) WF
2 1 (0.77%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.62%) PMI
3 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.31%) User Experience
5 2 (1.54%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.54%) EPoS
5 2 (1.54%) IVR
6 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.77%) CESG
6 1 (0.77%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.77%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.77%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.46%) Windows
2 8 (6.15%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.85%) Linux
5 4 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.54%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.77%) Unix
7 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.77%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.15%) Logistics
2 19 (14.62%) Project Management
3 18 (13.85%) Service Delivery
4 16 (12.31%) ITIL
5 15 (11.54%) Network Planning
6 11 (8.46%) Migration
6 11 (8.46%) Service Management
7 10 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (7.69%) Fault Management
8 7 (5.38%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.62%) Escalation Management
9 6 (4.62%) ITIL V3
9 6 (4.62%) Network Management
9 6 (4.62%) Performance Management
10 5 (3.85%) Business Analysis
10 5 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (3.85%) Line Management
10 5 (3.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.62%) C
1 6 (4.62%) VBA
2 4 (3.08%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.08%) SQL
3 3 (2.31%) C#
3 3 (2.31%) Java
4 1 (0.77%) C++
4 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (9.23%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.62%) PMI Certification
2 6 (4.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.08%) Degree
5 3 (2.31%) CCNP
5 3 (2.31%) ISEB
5 3 (2.31%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.54%) CCDP
6 2 (1.54%) CCNA
6 2 (1.54%) CCVP
6 2 (1.54%) HNC
7 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.62%) SLA
2 3 (2.31%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.54%) QA
4 1 (0.77%) NEBOSH
4 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.31%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.77%) HDFS
3 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.08%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (2.31%) Amdocs OSS
3 2 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.54%) MOM
3 2 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.77%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (9.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.69%) SAP
3 9 (6.92%) Cisco
3 9 (6.92%) Huawei
3 9 (6.92%) Siemens
4 8 (6.15%) EMC
4 8 (6.15%) Nokia
5 7 (5.38%) CA
5 7 (5.38%) Ericsson
5 7 (5.38%) Nokia Networks
6 6 (4.62%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 6 (4.62%) BT
7 5 (3.85%) Arqiva
7 5 (3.85%) NetCracker
7 5 (3.85%) Telindus
7 5 (3.85%) Virgin Media
7 5 (3.85%) ZTE
8 4 (3.08%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.08%) Remedy
8 4 (3.08%) Splunk
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