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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 80 67 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 61 54 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.04% 2.27% 3.36%
As % of the General category 7.75% 6.69% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 27
Median daily rate £369 £308 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.91% +11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £111 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £411 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.25 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -38.00%
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
787 807 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.32% 33.98% 30.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 495 323
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 41 75
Median hourly rate £31.75 £28.10 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -17.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £41.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -8 20 £358 +10.00% 4
Warwickshire 0 12 - - 1
Staffordshire +10 7 £500 +42.85% 1
Coventry -5 7 £475 +427.77%
Solihull -16 5 £219 - 3
Worcestershire - 5 £350 - 4
Wolverhampton -3 1 £320 +1.58%
Herefordshire - 1 £375 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 33 (25.00%) Finance
2 23 (17.42%) Logistics
3 21 (15.91%) 3G
4 19 (14.39%) Project Management
5 18 (13.64%) SLA
6 16 (12.12%) Service Delivery
6 16 (12.12%) ITIL
7 15 (11.36%) LAN
7 15 (11.36%) Cisco
8 14 (10.61%) WAN
8 14 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (9.85%) MS Office
9 13 (9.85%) Siemens
9 13 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (9.85%) Network Planning
9 13 (9.85%) LTE
10 12 (9.09%) Security Cleared
10 12 (9.09%) Migration
11 11 (8.33%) Windows
12 10 (7.58%) MS Excel
12 10 (7.58%) SAP
12 10 (7.58%) Service Management
13 9 (6.82%) PRINCE2
13 9 (6.82%) Microsoft
13 9 (6.82%) SC Cleared
13 9 (6.82%) Fault Management
14 8 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (6.06%) Wireless
15 7 (5.30%) Nokia

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 3 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.52%) IIS
2 2 (1.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.52%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.76%) CMS
3 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (9.85%) MS Office
2 10 (7.58%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.27%) MS Project
4 3 (2.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.76%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.91%) 3G
2 15 (11.36%) LAN
3 14 (10.61%) WAN
4 13 (9.85%) LTE
5 8 (6.06%) Wireless
6 7 (5.30%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.55%) Firewall
7 6 (4.55%) PABX
8 5 (3.79%) VoIP
9 4 (3.03%) 4G
9 4 (3.03%) BGP
9 4 (3.03%) Internet
9 4 (3.03%) Network Security
9 4 (3.03%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (2.27%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.27%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.52%) 2G
11 2 (1.52%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Axure RP
1 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (5.30%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.03%) Electronics
3 4 (3.03%) Marketing
3 4 (3.03%) Retail
4 2 (1.52%) Back Office
4 2 (1.52%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Billing
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (12.88%) Project Manager
2 16 (12.12%) Analyst
2 16 (12.12%) Telecoms Manager
3 11 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 8 (6.06%) IT Manager
4 8 (6.06%) Network Engineer
4 8 (6.06%) Performance Manager
4 8 (6.06%) Quality Manager
5 6 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 6 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
5 6 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 5 (3.79%) Consultant
6 5 (3.79%) Developer
6 5 (3.79%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (3.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (3.79%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (3.79%) Logistics Coordinator
6 5 (3.79%) Senior Manager
6 5 (3.79%) Telecoms Analyst
7 4 (3.03%) Site Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.52%) .NET
2 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (0.76%) CSS
2 1 (0.76%) HTML
2 1 (0.76%) jQuery
2 1 (0.76%) Web Services
2 1 (0.76%) WF
2 1 (0.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.30%) IVR
3 5 (3.79%) Handset
4 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.03%) PMI
5 3 (2.27%) User Experience
6 2 (1.52%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.52%) EPoS
6 2 (1.52%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.76%) CESG
7 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.76%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.33%) Windows
2 5 (3.79%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.27%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.52%) Linux
5 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.76%) Unix
5 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.42%) Logistics
2 19 (14.39%) Project Management
3 16 (12.12%) ITIL
3 16 (12.12%) Service Delivery
4 13 (9.85%) Network Planning
4 13 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (9.09%) Migration
6 10 (7.58%) Service Management
7 9 (6.82%) Fault Management
7 9 (6.82%) PRINCE2
8 8 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.30%) Business Analysis
9 7 (5.30%) Performance Management
10 6 (4.55%) Escalation Management
10 6 (4.55%) ITIL V3
10 6 (4.55%) Waterfall
11 5 (3.79%) Business Continuity
11 5 (3.79%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (3.79%) Line Management
11 5 (3.79%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.30%) C
2 6 (4.55%) VBA
3 4 (3.03%) SQL
4 3 (2.27%) C#
5 2 (1.52%) C++
6 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.76%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.79%) CCNP
5 4 (3.03%) Degree
5 4 (3.03%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.27%) ISEB
6 3 (2.27%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.52%) CCDP
7 2 (1.52%) CCNA
7 2 (1.52%) CCVP
8 1 (0.76%) APMP
8 1 (0.76%) CCIE
8 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.64%) SLA
2 4 (3.03%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.52%) QA
4 1 (0.76%) NEBOSH
4 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (3.79%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.79%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.52%) SCCM
3 1 (0.76%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 15 (11.36%) Cisco
2 13 (9.85%) Siemens
3 10 (7.58%) SAP
4 9 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 7 (5.30%) Huawei
5 7 (5.30%) Nokia
6 6 (4.55%) BT
6 6 (4.55%) Ericsson
6 6 (4.55%) Nokia Networks
6 6 (4.55%) Virgin Media
7 5 (3.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 5 (3.79%) Arqiva
7 5 (3.79%) Avaya
7 5 (3.79%) NetCracker
7 5 (3.79%) Telindus
7 5 (3.79%) ZTE
8 4 (3.03%) CA
8 4 (3.03%) Remedy
9 3 (2.27%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.27%) VMware
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 19 days ago