The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 73 54 29
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -25
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 36 42 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.94% 2.63% 5.57%
As % of the General category 5.84% 6.99% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 45
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.85% +54.28%
Telecoms
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

General Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
616 601 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 33.23% 37.63% 36.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 381 317
Average daily rate £396 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.49% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 11
Average hourly rate £31.25 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.82% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £17.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £21.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £21.94
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.84%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the West Yorkshire region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the West Yorkshire region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
Leeds -15 30 £350 +2.94% 17
Bradford -6 1 - - 2
Wakefield - 1 £188 -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Pontefract - - - -
Telecoms
Yorkshire

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 19 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (17.57%) Business Analysis
4 12 (16.22%) Finance
4 12 (16.22%) Degree
5 11 (14.86%) Windows
5 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (13.51%) Project Management
6 10 (13.51%) Change Management
7 9 (12.16%) Oracle
7 9 (12.16%) ITIL
7 9 (12.16%) Ericsson
8 8 (10.81%) Web Services
8 8 (10.81%) Configuration Management
8 8 (10.81%) Scrum
8 8 (10.81%) RNC
8 8 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (10.81%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 7 (9.46%) C++
9 7 (9.46%) Python
9 7 (9.46%) DNS
9 7 (9.46%) SLA
9 7 (9.46%) ISEB
9 7 (9.46%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (9.46%) Puppet
9 7 (9.46%) DevOps
10 6 (8.11%) PHP
10 6 (8.11%) Linux
10 6 (8.11%) Client/Server

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (8.11%) Node.js
2 5 (6.76%) nginx
2 5 (6.76%) Apache
3 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.70%) SAS
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.35%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.35%) Lync
5 1 (1.35%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Office
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.46%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (8.11%) Amazon S3
3 6 (8.11%) Route 53
4 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) RNC
2 7 (9.46%) DNS
3 6 (8.11%) 3G
3 6 (8.11%) 2G
3 6 (8.11%) ATM
3 6 (8.11%) GSM
3 6 (8.11%) SDH
3 6 (8.11%) UMTS
3 6 (8.11%) DHCP
3 6 (8.11%) Ethernet
3 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.11%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (5.41%) SSL
5 3 (4.05%) LTE
6 2 (2.70%) MVNO
6 2 (2.70%) 4G
6 2 (2.70%) SAN
6 2 (2.70%) Internet
6 2 (2.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) Redis
1 6 (8.11%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (6.76%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.76%) MySQL
3 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.05%) Couchbase
3 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.05%) SimpleDB
4 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.35%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.35%) MSI
2 1 (1.35%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.35%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.35%) Subversion
2 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Advertising
3 4 (5.41%) Retail
4 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.70%) Marketing
5 2 (2.70%) Electronics
6 1 (1.35%) Publishing
6 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) Analyst
2 14 (18.92%) Business Analyst
3 10 (13.51%) Field Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.76%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Change Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Data Quality Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Quality Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) Customer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) Web Services
2 2 (2.70%) POSIX
3 1 (1.35%) Spring
3 1 (1.35%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.35%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.35%) Velocity
3 1 (1.35%) JSR 170
3 1 (1.35%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.35%) EDI
3 1 (1.35%) HTML
3 1 (1.35%) .NET
3 1 (1.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.11%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.41%) User Experience
4 2 (2.70%) DTV
5 1 (1.35%) IVR
5 1 (1.35%) Physics
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.86%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Linux
3 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.05%) UNIX
5 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.35%) VMS
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.57%) Business Analysis
3 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (13.51%) Project Management
4 10 (13.51%) Change Management
5 9 (12.16%) ITIL
6 8 (10.81%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.81%) Scrum
6 8 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (9.46%) DevOps
8 6 (8.11%) Line Management
8 6 (8.11%) WFM
9 5 (6.76%) Incident Management
9 5 (6.76%) Service Management
9 5 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.76%) Kanban
9 5 (6.76%) Test Automation
10 4 (5.41%) Security Testing
10 4 (5.41%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.46%) C++
1 7 (9.46%) Python
2 6 (8.11%) Ruby
2 6 (8.11%) Bash Shell
2 6 (8.11%) PHP
3 5 (6.76%) SQL
3 5 (6.76%) Java
4 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.70%) Perl
5 2 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (1.35%) C
6 1 (1.35%) SAS Macro
6 1 (1.35%) VBScript
6 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) Degree
2 7 (9.46%) ISEB
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) MCSE
4 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) PMP
4 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) SLA
2 3 (4.05%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Puppet
2 6 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.76%) HAProxy
4 4 (5.41%) Salt
5 2 (2.70%) SCCM
6 1 (1.35%) SCOM
6 1 (1.35%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle
1 9 (12.16%) Ericsson
2 8 (10.81%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.05%) Talend
4 3 (4.05%) Datanomic
5 2 (2.70%) IBM
5 2 (2.70%) Percona
5 2 (2.70%) hybris
5 2 (2.70%) Adobe
5 2 (2.70%) Citrix
5 2 (2.70%) SAP
5 2 (2.70%) NetApp
5 2 (2.70%) Nokia
6 1 (1.35%) VMware
6 1 (1.35%) Mitel
6 1 (1.35%) Huawei
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco
6 1 (1.35%) Venda
6 1 (1.35%) Splunk