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 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 77 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 68 62 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.17% 2.60% 3.28%
As % of the General category 8.10% 7.68% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 20
Median daily rate £330 £283 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% +2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £96 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £409 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.18 £28.69 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.56% +30.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.43 £16.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.06% -34.69%
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
840 807 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.78% 33.85% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 507 336
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 39 57
Median hourly rate £22.50 £31.44 £33.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.43% -7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £15.00 £18.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.30 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 24 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 24 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 -19 18 £330 +33.33% 13
Staffordshire +10 13 £500 +61.29% 1
Warwickshire -3 10 - - 3
Solihull -5 10 £309 - 3
Coventry -18 7 £481 +434.72% 3
Worcestershire +2 5 £325 - 6
Wolverhampton +1 2 £335 +6.34%
Herefordshire - 2 £83 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 28 (19.86%) Finance
2 23 (16.31%) Logistics
3 20 (14.18%) Project Management
4 19 (13.48%) 3G
4 19 (13.48%) Cisco
4 19 (13.48%) Security Cleared
5 18 (12.77%) SLA
5 18 (12.77%) WAN
5 18 (12.77%) LAN
6 16 (11.35%) SC Cleared
7 15 (10.64%) ITIL
8 14 (9.93%) Migration
9 13 (9.22%) LTE
9 13 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (9.22%) Service Delivery
9 13 (9.22%) Network Planning
10 12 (8.51%) SAP
11 11 (7.80%) MS Office
11 11 (7.80%) Windows
11 11 (7.80%) Microsoft
11 11 (7.80%) Siemens
11 11 (7.80%) Service Management
11 11 (7.80%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (7.09%) PRINCE2
13 9 (6.38%) MS Excel
13 9 (6.38%) BT
13 9 (6.38%) Fault Management
14 8 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (4.96%) TCP/IP

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 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (1.42%) IIS
1 2 (1.42%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.71%) CMS
2 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (7.80%) MS Office
2 9 (6.38%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.13%) MS Project
4 3 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.13%) Office 365
2 2 (1.42%) SaaS
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.48%) 3G
2 18 (12.77%) LAN
2 18 (12.77%) WAN
3 13 (9.22%) LTE
4 7 (4.96%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.96%) Wireless
5 6 (4.26%) PABX
5 6 (4.26%) VoIP
6 5 (3.55%) Firewall
7 4 (2.84%) BGP
7 4 (2.84%) Internet
7 4 (2.84%) Network Security
7 4 (2.84%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (2.84%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.13%) 4G
8 3 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (2.13%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.42%) BT 21CN
9 2 (1.42%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.71%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Axure RP
1 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (19.86%) Finance
2 6 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.55%) Military
4 3 (2.13%) Electronics
4 3 (2.13%) Marketing
4 3 (2.13%) Retail
5 2 (1.42%) Back Office
5 2 (1.42%) Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (12.06%) Analyst
2 15 (10.64%) Project Manager
3 14 (9.93%) Telecoms Manager
4 12 (8.51%) Coordinator
5 9 (6.38%) Architect
6 7 (4.96%) Network Engineer
7 6 (4.26%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.26%) Developer
7 6 (4.26%) IT Manager
7 6 (4.26%) Logistics Coordinator
7 6 (4.26%) Project Coordinator
7 6 (4.26%) Telecoms Engineer
8 5 (3.55%) Consultant
8 5 (3.55%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.55%) Telecoms Analyst
9 4 (2.84%) Build Manager
9 4 (2.84%) Performance Manager
9 4 (2.84%) Quality Manager
9 4 (2.84%) Security Manager
9 4 (2.84%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.13%) .NET
2 2 (1.42%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.42%) jQuery
3 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.71%) CSS
3 1 (0.71%) HTML
3 1 (0.71%) Web Services
3 1 (0.71%) WF
3 1 (0.71%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.96%) Driving Licence
2 7 (4.96%) IVR
3 5 (3.55%) Handset
4 4 (2.84%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.84%) PMI
5 3 (2.13%) User Experience
6 2 (1.42%) CESG
6 2 (1.42%) EPoS
6 2 (1.42%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.71%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.71%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.80%) Windows
2 5 (3.55%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.13%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.42%) Linux
5 1 (0.71%) Unix
5 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.31%) Logistics
2 20 (14.18%) Project Management
3 15 (10.64%) ITIL
4 14 (9.93%) Migration
5 13 (9.22%) Network Planning
5 13 (9.22%) Service Delivery
5 13 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (7.80%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (7.80%) Service Management
7 10 (7.09%) PRINCE2
8 9 (6.38%) Fault Management
9 7 (4.96%) Business Analysis
9 7 (4.96%) ITIL V3
9 7 (4.96%) Waterfall
10 6 (4.26%) Escalation Management
10 6 (4.26%) Line Management
11 5 (3.55%) Change Management
11 5 (3.55%) Performance Management
12 4 (2.84%) Risk Management
12 4 (2.84%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.96%) C
2 4 (2.84%) C#
2 4 (2.84%) SQL
2 4 (2.84%) VBA
3 2 (1.42%) C++
4 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.71%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.35%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.55%) CCNP
5 4 (2.84%) Degree
5 4 (2.84%) ISEB
5 4 (2.84%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.13%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.42%) CCDP
7 2 (1.42%) CCNA
7 2 (1.42%) CCVP
7 2 (1.42%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.71%) APMP
8 1 (0.71%) CCIE
8 1 (0.71%) CISSP
8 1 (0.71%) CLAS
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.77%) SLA
2 5 (3.55%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.42%) QA
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.71%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 5 (3.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (1.42%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.42%) SCCM
3 1 (0.71%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 19 (13.48%) Cisco
2 12 (8.51%) SAP
3 11 (7.80%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.80%) Siemens
4 9 (6.38%) BT
5 5 (3.55%) Avaya
5 5 (3.55%) Huawei
5 5 (3.55%) Nokia
6 4 (2.84%) CA
6 4 (2.84%) Ericsson
6 4 (2.84%) Nokia Networks
6 4 (2.84%) Remedy
6 4 (2.84%) Virgin Media
7 3 (2.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (2.13%) Arqiva
7 3 (2.13%) Juniper
7 3 (2.13%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.13%) Telindus
7 3 (2.13%) Trustwave
7 3 (2.13%) ZTE
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Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £11.72 per hour
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