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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 93 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 57 94 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.76% 3.71% 4.34%
As % of the General category 6.15% 11.01% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 31
Median daily rate £320 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £95 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 5
Median hourly rate £12.18 £12.35 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.41% -55.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £12.35 £13.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.36 £15.62 £126.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £12.49 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -37.55%
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
927 854 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.67% 33.66% 30.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 489 394
Median daily rate £413 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 70 48
Median hourly rate £15.75 £31.44 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.90% -0.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £40.78 £41.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +14.28%

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 30 September 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
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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 -5 17 - - 8
Staffordshire +1 8 £300 +11.11% 6
Birmingham -30 7 £388 +28.09% 10
Coventry -18 6 £469 +75.23% 1
Warwickshire -3 4 £275 - 7
Herefordshire - 4 £235 - 4
Worcestershire -2 3 £275 - 2
Wolverhampton - 2 £313 - 1
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 22 (18.33%) LAN
2 21 (17.50%) WAN
3 20 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 20 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 18 (15.00%) Finance
5 15 (12.50%) Cisco
6 12 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (9.17%) BT
7 11 (9.17%) Data Centre
8 10 (8.33%) Presales
8 10 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 10 (8.33%) Degree
9 9 (7.50%) IBM
9 9 (7.50%) SAP
9 9 (7.50%) Project Management
10 8 (6.67%) Service Management
10 8 (6.67%) ITIL
10 8 (6.67%) Windows
10 8 (6.67%) Logistics
10 8 (6.67%) Driving Licence
11 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (5.83%) Customer Engagement
11 7 (5.83%) Waterfall
11 7 (5.83%) Banking
11 7 (5.83%) Manufacturing
11 7 (5.83%) TOWER Software
11 7 (5.83%) Capita
11 7 (5.83%) PRINCE2
11 7 (5.83%) Cisco Certification

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 (2.50%) IIS
1 3 (2.50%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.83%) CMS
3 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.50%) MS Office
2 3 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.50%) MS Project
3 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) Office 365
1 3 (2.50%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) IaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.33%) LAN
2 21 (17.50%) WAN
3 6 (5.00%) Firewall
3 6 (5.00%) PABX
3 6 (5.00%) VoIP
4 5 (4.17%) Network Security
4 5 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.33%) 3G
5 4 (3.33%) Broadband
5 4 (3.33%) Unified Communications
6 3 (2.50%) 4G
6 3 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (2.50%) PBX
6 3 (2.50%) Skype
6 3 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (1.67%) 802.11
7 2 (1.67%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.67%) ISDN
7 2 (1.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.67%) DataStage
2 2 (1.67%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (1.67%) QualityStage
2 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.83%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.83%) QlikView
3 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Axure RP
1 1 (0.83%) Bower
1 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.83%) gulp
1 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (0.83%) Yeoman
General
1 18 (15.00%) Finance
2 7 (5.83%) Banking
2 7 (5.83%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.00%) Military
4 3 (2.50%) Electronics
4 3 (2.50%) Marketing
5 2 (1.67%) Back Office
5 2 (1.67%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Automotive
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
6 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (15.00%) Architect
2 10 (8.33%) Analyst
2 10 (8.33%) Developer
2 10 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 10 (8.33%) Telecoms Architect
3 8 (6.67%) Lead Architect
4 7 (5.83%) Network Architect
4 7 (5.83%) Network Engineer
4 7 (5.83%) Telecoms Engineer
5 6 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 6 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 5 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 5 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.17%) Telecoms Manager
7 4 (3.33%) Consultant
7 4 (3.33%) Designer
7 4 (3.33%) IT Manager
7 4 (3.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (3.33%) Security Project Manager
7 4 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.33%) .NET
1 4 (3.33%) CSS
1 4 (3.33%) HTML
2 3 (2.50%) jQuery
3 2 (1.67%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.67%) HTML5
3 2 (1.67%) Sass
4 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.83%) Ajax
4 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.83%) CSS3
4 1 (0.83%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (0.83%) DOM
4 1 (0.83%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.83%) JSON
4 1 (0.83%) LESS
4 1 (0.83%) Node.js
4 1 (0.83%) RESTful
4 1 (0.83%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.00%) IVR
5 5 (4.17%) Handset
6 3 (2.50%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.67%) User Experience
7 2 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.83%) CESG
8 1 (0.83%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.83%) Statistics
8 1 (0.83%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.67%) Windows
2 3 (2.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.67%) Linux
3 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) Unix
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (8.33%) Presales
4 9 (7.50%) Project Management
5 8 (6.67%) ITIL
5 8 (6.67%) Logistics
5 8 (6.67%) Service Management
6 7 (5.83%) Customer Engagement
6 7 (5.83%) PRINCE2
6 7 (5.83%) Waterfall
7 6 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.17%) Business Analysis
8 5 (4.17%) Change Management
8 5 (4.17%) Fault Management
8 5 (4.17%) Migration
8 5 (4.17%) SDLC
9 4 (3.33%) Financial Analysis
9 4 (3.33%) Process Improvement
9 4 (3.33%) Programme Management
9 4 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.17%) C#
2 4 (3.33%) C
3 3 (2.50%) C++
3 3 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.50%) SQL
4 2 (1.67%) VC++
5 1 (0.83%) Java
5 1 (0.83%) PHP
5 1 (0.83%) Python
5 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 20 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.33%) Degree
3 7 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.33%) CCNP
5 2 (1.67%) CCNA
6 1 (0.83%) APMP
6 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.83%) CCDP
6 1 (0.83%) CCIE
6 1 (0.83%) CISSP
6 1 (0.83%) CLAS
6 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) HND
6 1 (0.83%) ISEB
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) SLA
2 2 (1.67%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.67%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 5 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (1.67%) SCCM
3 1 (0.83%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 15 (12.50%) Cisco
2 11 (9.17%) BT
3 10 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.50%) IBM
4 9 (7.50%) SAP
5 7 (5.83%) Capita
5 7 (5.83%) TOWER Software
6 6 (5.00%) Siemens
7 5 (4.17%) Juniper
8 3 (2.50%) Avaya
8 3 (2.50%) Oracle
8 3 (2.50%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.50%) Trustwave
9 2 (1.67%) Aruba
9 2 (1.67%) Huawei
9 2 (1.67%) Mitel
9 2 (1.67%) Remedy
9 2 (1.67%) Virgin Media
9 2 (1.67%) VMware
10 1 (0.83%) Cramer
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