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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 78 33 42
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +9
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 57 108 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.08% 4.22% 3.60%
As % of the General category 7.02% 13.32% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 30
Median daily rate £381 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £83 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Median hourly rate £9.22 £12.35 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.34% -52.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.37 £9.84 £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £13.28 £29.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -43.39%
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
812 811 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.68% 31.65% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 444 404
Median daily rate £425 £415 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +11.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £253 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 46 37
Median hourly rate £19.25 £26.77 £27.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.09% -3.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £13.74 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £37.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.92 £27.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.01% +14.58%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Solihull -2 25 - - 5
Birmingham -17 12 £369 +20.90% 4
Coventry -16 9 £450 +87.50% 3
Staffordshire -2 3 £260 -35.00% 6
Worcestershire 0 1 £375 - 3
Herefordshire - 1 £388 - 4
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 37 (32.17%) Security Cleared
2 29 (25.22%) SC Cleared
3 27 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 22 (19.13%) LAN
5 22 (19.13%) WAN
6 20 (17.39%) BT
6 20 (17.39%) Presales
7 18 (15.65%) Data Centre
7 18 (15.65%) IBM
8 17 (14.78%) Finance
9 16 (13.91%) MVC
9 16 (13.91%) Broadband
9 16 (13.91%) C#
9 16 (13.91%) .NET
9 16 (13.91%) Capita
9 16 (13.91%) TOWER Software
9 16 (13.91%) Customer Engagement
10 15 (13.04%) jQuery
10 15 (13.04%) SQL
10 15 (13.04%) CSS
11 14 (12.17%) HTML
12 13 (11.30%) SQL Server
13 12 (10.43%) Visual Studio
13 12 (10.43%) XML
13 12 (10.43%) WCF
13 12 (10.43%) Software Engineering
13 12 (10.43%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (9.57%) PowerShell
14 11 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008

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 11 (9.57%) NServiceBus
2 6 (5.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.74%) IIS
3 2 (1.74%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.87%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.87%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.61%) MS Office
2 3 (2.61%) MS Project
2 3 (2.61%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.22%) Office 365
2 2 (1.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.87%) IaaS
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.13%) LAN
1 22 (19.13%) WAN
2 16 (13.91%) Broadband
3 4 (3.48%) 3G
3 4 (3.48%) 4G
3 4 (3.48%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (3.48%) xDSL
4 3 (2.61%) 802.11
4 3 (2.61%) Firewall
4 3 (2.61%) Network Security
4 3 (2.61%) Wireless
5 2 (1.74%) 2G
5 2 (1.74%) ADSL
5 2 (1.74%) ADSL2+
5 2 (1.74%) ISDN
5 2 (1.74%) PSTN
5 2 (1.74%) Skype
5 2 (1.74%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.74%) VDSL2
6 1 (0.87%) GPON
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.74%) Big Data
4 2 (1.74%) DataStage
4 2 (1.74%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (1.74%) QualityStage
5 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.87%) GIS
5 1 (0.87%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.87%) QlikView
5 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (10.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (10.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.87%) Bower
2 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.87%) gulp
2 1 (0.87%) Moq
2 1 (0.87%) NUnit
2 1 (0.87%) Subversion
2 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.87%) Yeoman
General
1 17 (14.78%) Finance
2 10 (8.70%) Marketing
3 8 (6.96%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.22%) Banking
4 6 (5.22%) Electronics
4 6 (5.22%) Military
5 3 (2.61%) Retail
6 2 (1.74%) Automotive
6 2 (1.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.87%) Legal
7 1 (0.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (29.57%) Architect
2 20 (17.39%) Telecoms Architect
3 18 (15.65%) Lead Architect
4 13 (11.30%) Developer
5 10 (8.70%) C# Software Engineer
5 10 (8.70%) Network Architect
5 10 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 10 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (6.09%) .NET Software Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Telecoms Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.35%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.48%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.48%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Cisco Architect
10 4 (3.48%) Cloud Architect
10 4 (3.48%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.61%) Office 365 Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.91%) .NET
2 15 (13.04%) CSS
2 15 (13.04%) jQuery
3 14 (12.17%) HTML
4 12 (10.43%) WCF
4 12 (10.43%) XML
5 11 (9.57%) KnockoutJS
5 11 (9.57%) SOAP
5 11 (9.57%) StructureMap
6 3 (2.61%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.61%) 802.1X
6 3 (2.61%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.74%) HTML5
7 2 (1.74%) Sass
8 1 (0.87%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.87%) Ajax
8 1 (0.87%) DOM
8 1 (0.87%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.87%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.65%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.09%) Driving Licence
3 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.74%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.87%) CESG
6 1 (0.87%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.87%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.87%) IVR
6 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.87%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.87%) PMI
6 1 (0.87%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.87%) Telematics
6 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.48%) Windows
2 3 (2.61%) Linux
3 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.87%) VxWorks
3 1 (0.87%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (17.39%) Presales
3 16 (13.91%) Customer Engagement
3 16 (13.91%) MVC
4 12 (10.43%) Software Engineering
5 11 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (8.70%) Project Management
7 8 (6.96%) Programme Management
8 7 (6.09%) ITIL
9 6 (5.22%) Application Rationalisation
9 6 (5.22%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (5.22%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.22%) Waterfall
10 5 (4.35%) Change Management
10 5 (4.35%) Logistics
10 5 (4.35%) Scrum
11 4 (3.48%) Line Management
11 4 (3.48%) Migration
11 4 (3.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (3.48%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.91%) C#
2 15 (13.04%) SQL
3 11 (9.57%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.61%) Python
5 2 (1.74%) C
5 2 (1.74%) C++
5 2 (1.74%) Java
6 1 (0.87%) Go
6 1 (0.87%) PHP
6 1 (0.87%) Ruby
6 1 (0.87%) sed
6 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.87%) VB
6 1 (0.87%) VC++
Qualifications
1 37 (32.17%) Security Cleared
2 29 (25.22%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.57%) Degree
4 2 (1.74%) CISSP
4 2 (1.74%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.87%) CCNA
5 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.87%) CISM
5 1 (0.87%) CLAS
5 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.87%) HND
5 1 (0.87%) ISEB
5 1 (0.87%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.87%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.74%) Firmware
2 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.87%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) SCCM
2 1 (0.87%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (0.87%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 20 (17.39%) BT
3 18 (15.65%) IBM
4 16 (13.91%) Capita
4 16 (13.91%) TOWER Software
5 10 (8.70%) SAP
6 8 (6.96%) Cisco
7 5 (4.35%) Juniper
8 3 (2.61%) Aruba
8 3 (2.61%) Oracle
8 3 (2.61%) VMware
9 2 (1.74%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.74%) Cramer
9 2 (1.74%) Mitel
9 2 (1.74%) Virgin Media
10 1 (0.87%) Altera
10 1 (0.87%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.87%) Huawei
10 1 (0.87%) Nokia Networks
10 1 (0.87%) Xilinx
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