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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
England / West Midlands
Rank 44 76 32
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -44
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 86 48 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.59% 1.82% 4.50%
As % of the General category 12.39% 6.68% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 33
Median daily rate £313 £380 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.76% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £144 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £530 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Median hourly rate £11.33 - £6.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £44.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-74.25% +60.00%

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
694 719 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.95% 27.23% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 427 377
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.36 £15.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £42.00 £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.46% +44.44%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +3 35 £331 +120.83% 3
Birmingham +18 25 £300 -31.03% 9
Warwickshire +3 8 £438 -4.89% 6
Coventry -10 8 £518 +107.00% 3
Staffordshire 0 2 - - 6
Worcestershire - 2 - - 3
Tipton - 1 - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 35 (23.03%) Security Cleared
2 31 (20.39%) LAN
3 30 (19.74%) WAN
4 28 (18.42%) Microsoft
5 27 (17.76%) Degree
5 27 (17.76%) Presales
6 26 (17.11%) Data Centre
6 26 (17.11%) Finance
7 24 (15.79%) IBM
8 22 (14.47%) Cisco
8 22 (14.47%) Electronics
8 22 (14.47%) SC Cleared
9 21 (13.82%) Network Security
10 20 (13.16%) Computer Science
10 20 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (12.50%) SQL
12 18 (11.84%) BT
13 17 (11.18%) Migration
13 17 (11.18%) ITIL
13 17 (11.18%) Broadband
13 17 (11.18%) Project Management
14 16 (10.53%) CSS
14 16 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
15 15 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (9.87%) Marketing
15 15 (9.87%) HTML
16 14 (9.21%) C#
16 14 (9.21%) .NET
16 14 (9.21%) Juniper
16 14 (9.21%) MVC

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 (7.24%) NServiceBus
2 7 (4.61%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.32%) IIS
4 2 (1.32%) SAS
5 1 (0.66%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.29%) MS Office
2 5 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.32%) MS Project
3 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.26%) Office 365
2 2 (1.32%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.66%) IaaS
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.66%) PaaS
3 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (20.39%) LAN
2 30 (19.74%) WAN
3 21 (13.82%) Network Security
4 17 (11.18%) Broadband
5 14 (9.21%) xDSL
6 12 (7.89%) ADSL
6 12 (7.89%) SDH
7 11 (7.24%) DWDM
7 11 (7.24%) GPON
7 11 (7.24%) GSM
7 11 (7.24%) PSTN
8 8 (5.26%) SAN
9 6 (3.95%) Firewall
10 5 (3.29%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (2.63%) Internet
12 3 (1.97%) 802.11
12 3 (1.97%) BGP
12 3 (1.97%) MPLS
12 3 (1.97%) OSPF
12 3 (1.97%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.24%) SQL Server
1 11 (7.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.32%) Big Data
4 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.32%) Data Mart
4 2 (1.32%) DataStage
4 2 (1.32%) DB2
4 2 (1.32%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (1.32%) Informix
4 2 (1.32%) QualityStage
4 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.66%) GIS
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (7.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.66%) Bower
2 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.66%) gulp
2 1 (0.66%) Moq
2 1 (0.66%) NUnit
2 1 (0.66%) Subversion
2 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.66%) Yeoman
General
1 26 (17.11%) Finance
2 22 (14.47%) Electronics
3 15 (9.87%) Marketing
4 11 (7.24%) Manufacturing
5 8 (5.26%) Retail
6 6 (3.95%) Banking
7 2 (1.32%) Advertising
7 2 (1.32%) Automotive
7 2 (1.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (26.97%) Architect
2 22 (14.47%) Telecoms Architect
3 18 (11.84%) Lead Architect
4 16 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 11 (7.24%) Developer
6 10 (6.58%) C# Software Engineer
6 10 (6.58%) Software Engineer
6 10 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (5.92%) Network Architect
8 7 (4.61%) .NET Software Engineer
8 7 (4.61%) Technical Architect
8 7 (4.61%) Telecoms Manager
9 6 (3.95%) Analyst
9 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.95%) Network Engineer
10 5 (3.29%) Installation Technician
10 5 (3.29%) Office 365 Architect
11 4 (2.63%) Cloud Architect
11 4 (2.63%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.63%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.53%) CSS
2 15 (9.87%) HTML
3 14 (9.21%) .NET
4 13 (8.55%) jQuery
5 12 (7.89%) WCF
5 12 (7.89%) XML
6 11 (7.24%) KnockoutJS
6 11 (7.24%) SOAP
6 11 (7.24%) StructureMap
7 4 (2.63%) 802.1X
8 3 (1.97%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.97%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.32%) HTML5
9 2 (1.32%) Sass
9 2 (1.32%) Web Services
10 1 (0.66%) ADO.NET
10 1 (0.66%) DOM
10 1 (0.66%) LESS
10 1 (0.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.11%) Data Centre
2 20 (13.16%) Computer Science
3 15 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.29%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.97%) CLARiiON
5 3 (1.97%) PMI
5 3 (1.97%) Symmetrix DMX
6 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.32%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.32%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.66%) CMDB
7 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.66%) Infotainment
7 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.58%) Linux
2 6 (3.95%) Windows
3 4 (2.63%) Unix
4 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.66%) HPUX
5 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.66%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.76%) Presales
2 20 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (11.18%) ITIL
3 17 (11.18%) Migration
3 17 (11.18%) Project Management
4 16 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
5 14 (9.21%) MVC
6 13 (8.55%) Customer Engagement
7 12 (7.89%) Software Engineering
8 11 (7.24%) Change Management
9 10 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (6.58%) Logistics
10 8 (5.26%) Incident Management
10 8 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
10 8 (5.26%) PRINCE2
10 8 (5.26%) Programme Management
11 7 (4.61%) Escalation Management
11 7 (4.61%) Problem Management
11 7 (4.61%) Risk Management
11 7 (4.61%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.50%) SQL
2 14 (9.21%) C#
3 11 (7.24%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.97%) Java
5 3 (1.97%) Python
6 2 (1.32%) C
7 1 (0.66%) C++
7 1 (0.66%) Go
7 1 (0.66%) PHP
7 1 (0.66%) Ruby
7 1 (0.66%) sed
7 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (23.03%) Security Cleared
2 27 (17.76%) Degree
3 22 (14.47%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.29%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.97%) CCNA
5 3 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.97%) PMP
6 2 (1.32%) CCDA
6 2 (1.32%) CCDP
6 2 (1.32%) CCIE
6 2 (1.32%) CCNP
7 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.66%) CISM
7 1 (0.66%) CISSP
7 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (1.32%) Basel II
3 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.66%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (3.95%) VMware ESX
3 5 (3.29%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.63%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.97%) Firmware
5 3 (1.97%) SRDF
6 1 (0.66%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) SCCM
1 1 (0.66%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 24 (15.79%) IBM
3 22 (14.47%) Cisco
4 18 (11.84%) BT
5 14 (9.21%) Juniper
6 13 (8.55%) Capita
6 13 (8.55%) TOWER Software
7 10 (6.58%) VMware
8 9 (5.92%) HP
8 9 (5.92%) SAP
9 8 (5.26%) Oracle
10 7 (4.61%) Dell
11 5 (3.29%) EMC
11 5 (3.29%) Veritas
12 4 (2.63%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.63%) Teradata
13 3 (1.97%) Ericsson
13 3 (1.97%) Informatica
13 3 (1.97%) NetApp
14 2 (1.32%) Citrix
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