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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 55 39 52
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 68 104 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.72% 4.02% 3.03%
As % of the General category 8.09% 13.42% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 15
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £179 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £470 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 8
Average hourly rate £12.35 £24.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.10% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.88 £21.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-33.92% -40.84%
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
841 775 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.61% 29.98% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 381 275
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £213 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 57 47
Average hourly rate £31.44 £31.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.60 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -2 26 £303 +11.52% 12
Solihull -2 9 - - 2
Coventry -21 9 £175 -11.39% 6
Warwickshire +3 6 £275 -31.25% 3
Staffordshire -8 3 £270 -10.00%
Shropshire -8 2 - - 3
Worcestershire - 2 - - 1
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 23 (18.70%) Finance
2 22 (17.89%) Migration
3 16 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (12.20%) Oracle
5 14 (11.38%) Programme Management
6 13 (10.57%) Manufacturing
6 13 (10.57%) Cisco
7 12 (9.76%) Windows
7 12 (9.76%) Degree
7 12 (9.76%) Security Cleared
8 11 (8.94%) 2G
8 11 (8.94%) SAP
8 11 (8.94%) WAN
9 10 (8.13%) SQL
9 10 (8.13%) MS Excel
9 10 (8.13%) Firewall
10 9 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (7.32%) Electronics
10 9 (7.32%) Marketing
10 9 (7.32%) PL/SQL
10 9 (7.32%) LAN
10 9 (7.32%) ADSL
10 9 (7.32%) Microsoft
10 9 (7.32%) Oracle General Ledger
10 9 (7.32%) Oracle Payables
10 9 (7.32%) Oracle Receivables
11 8 (6.50%) LLU
11 8 (6.50%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (6.50%) TCP/IP
11 8 (6.50%) PSTN

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (3.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.44%) SAS
3 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.81%) Lync
4 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.81%) FileNet
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.25%) MS Project
3 2 (1.63%) MS Office
3 2 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (7.32%) Oracle General Ledger
1 9 (7.32%) Oracle Payables
1 9 (7.32%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (6.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.81%) Eikon
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.94%) WAN
1 11 (8.94%) 2G
2 10 (8.13%) Firewall
3 9 (7.32%) ADSL
3 9 (7.32%) LAN
4 8 (6.50%) PSTN
4 8 (6.50%) TCP/IP
4 8 (6.50%) LLU
5 7 (5.69%) 3G
6 6 (4.88%) Ethernet
6 6 (4.88%) VPN
7 5 (4.07%) DNS
7 5 (4.07%) SDH
7 5 (4.07%) GPRS
7 5 (4.07%) GSM
7 5 (4.07%) DWDM
8 4 (3.25%) UMTS
8 4 (3.25%) DHCP
8 4 (3.25%) 4G
9 3 (2.44%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle Discoverer
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 5 (4.07%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.44%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.63%) Big Data
4 2 (1.63%) QlikView
4 2 (1.63%) DB2
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.81%) MySQL
5 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) MSI
2 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 23 (18.70%) Finance
2 13 (10.57%) Manufacturing
3 9 (7.32%) Electronics
3 9 (7.32%) Marketing
4 5 (4.07%) Retail
5 3 (2.44%) Banking
6 2 (1.63%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.63%) Automotive
7 1 (0.81%) Front Office
7 1 (0.81%) Billing
7 1 (0.81%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (8.94%) Developer
1 11 (8.94%) Consultant
2 10 (8.13%) Administrator
3 7 (5.69%) Analyst
4 6 (4.88%) Software Engineer
4 6 (4.88%) Oracle Consultant
5 5 (4.07%) Oracle Discoverer Developer
5 5 (4.07%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 5 (4.07%) Field Engineer
5 5 (4.07%) Functional Consultant
5 5 (4.07%) Coordinator
5 5 (4.07%) Project Manager
5 5 (4.07%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (4.07%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (3.25%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (3.25%) Architect
6 4 (3.25%) Technical Support
6 4 (3.25%) Support Engineer
7 3 (2.44%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (2.44%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.63%) Web Services
1 2 (1.63%) XMPP
2 1 (0.81%) XML
2 1 (0.81%) XSLT
2 1 (0.81%) .NET
2 1 (0.81%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.50%) DTV
2 6 (4.88%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (4.88%) NHS
3 5 (4.07%) Handset
4 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.63%) Replication
5 2 (1.63%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.63%) DataPower
5 2 (1.63%) Telematics
5 2 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.81%) PMI
6 1 (0.81%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Exalytics
6 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.81%) SCADA
6 1 (0.81%) Informatics
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.76%) Windows
2 7 (5.69%) Linux
3 6 (4.88%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (3.25%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.44%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.63%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.63%) UNIX
7 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.81%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.89%) Migration
2 16 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (11.38%) Programme Management
4 9 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (6.50%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (4.88%) System Testing
6 6 (4.88%) Software Engineering
6 6 (4.88%) Project Management
6 6 (4.88%) Line Management
7 5 (4.07%) Software Architecture
7 5 (4.07%) ETL
7 5 (4.07%) Change Management
7 5 (4.07%) Logistics
7 5 (4.07%) Data Migration
8 4 (3.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (3.25%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.25%) Workflow
8 4 (3.25%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.44%) Six Sigma
9 3 (2.44%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.13%) SQL
2 9 (7.32%) PL/SQL
3 8 (6.50%) C
4 5 (4.07%) C++
5 4 (3.25%) Embedded C++
6 2 (1.63%) Python
7 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.81%) R
7 1 (0.81%) Java
7 1 (0.81%) PHP
7 1 (0.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (9.76%) Degree
1 12 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.69%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.07%) CCNA
4 4 (3.25%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.44%) CCNP
6 2 (1.63%) MCSE
6 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.63%) CCSE
6 2 (1.63%) MCITP
7 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.81%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.81%) PMP
7 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.81%) CCVP
7 1 (0.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) SLA
2 2 (1.63%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (5.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) Backup Exec
1 3 (2.44%) SCCM
1 3 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.81%) ARCserve
2 1 (0.81%) DameWare
2 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.81%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.81%) HP SIM
2 1 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (12.20%) Oracle
2 13 (10.57%) Cisco
3 11 (8.94%) SAP
4 9 (7.32%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.50%) BT
6 7 (5.69%) CheckPoint
6 7 (5.69%) Huawei
6 7 (5.69%) Ericsson
7 5 (4.07%) Nokia
7 5 (4.07%) Nortel
7 5 (4.07%) VMware
8 4 (3.25%) IBM
9 3 (2.44%) HP
9 3 (2.44%) Informatica
9 3 (2.44%) Symantec
9 3 (2.44%) Netezza
9 3 (2.44%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 2 (1.63%) Remedy
10 2 (1.63%) NEC
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