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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 61 68 70
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 58 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.68% 1.65% 2.04%
As % of the General category 8.47% 4.74% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 13 16
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£323 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £305 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £375 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £8.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +76.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.10 £22.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-37.33% -36.61%
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
685 591 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 31.65% 34.85% 36.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 425 317
Average daily rate £356 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 11
Average hourly rate £26.76 £9.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+197.36% -52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £148.50 £18.95 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 52 £368 +5.00% 9
Bradford -9 3 £270 -
Halifax - 2 £225 -
Wakefield - 2 £260 - 1
Pontefract - 1 £120 -
Telecoms
Yorkshire

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 21 (20.00%) ITIL
1 21 (20.00%) Finance
2 17 (16.19%) Windows
3 15 (14.29%) Service Management
3 15 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 13 (12.38%) 3G
4 13 (12.38%) SLA
4 13 (12.38%) 2G
4 13 (12.38%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (11.43%) Change Management
5 12 (11.43%) Linux
6 11 (10.48%) Java
6 11 (10.48%) GSM
6 11 (10.48%) UMTS
7 10 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (9.52%) Python
7 10 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (9.52%) Bash Shell
8 9 (8.57%) Network Architecture
8 9 (8.57%) MongoDB
8 9 (8.57%) NoSQL
8 9 (8.57%) Test Automation
8 9 (8.57%) Manufacturing
8 9 (8.57%) Web Services
8 9 (8.57%) Oracle
8 9 (8.57%) UNIX
8 9 (8.57%) Ericsson
9 8 (7.62%) Microsoft

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 8 (7.62%) Apache
2 7 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (6.67%) nginx
3 5 (4.76%) SAS
4 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.90%) IIS
4 2 (1.90%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.95%) CMS
5 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.95%) Lync
5 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) MS Office
2 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (7.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.38%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.62%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (7.62%) Amazon S3
2 8 (7.62%) Route 53
2 8 (7.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.95%) Office 365
4 1 (0.95%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.38%) 3G
1 13 (12.38%) 2G
2 11 (10.48%) GSM
2 11 (10.48%) UMTS
3 8 (7.62%) Internet
3 8 (7.62%) LTE
4 7 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (5.71%) RNC
5 6 (5.71%) ATM
5 6 (5.71%) GPRS
5 6 (5.71%) HSPA
6 5 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (4.76%) VoIP
6 5 (4.76%) SDH
6 5 (4.76%) Ethernet
7 4 (3.81%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.86%) DNS
8 3 (2.86%) WAN
8 3 (2.86%) LAN
8 3 (2.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.57%) MongoDB
1 9 (8.57%) NoSQL
2 8 (7.62%) Redis
2 8 (7.62%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (7.62%) MySQL
3 7 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 7 (6.67%) SimpleDB
3 7 (6.67%) Couchbase
3 7 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.90%) Big Data
4 2 (1.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.95%) MS Access
5 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.95%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.95%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.95%) Maven
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 8 (7.62%) Electronics
3 8 (7.62%) Marketing
4 7 (6.67%) Retail
5 6 (5.71%) Banking
6 4 (3.81%) Billing
7 3 (2.86%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.86%) Publishing
8 2 (1.90%) Legal
9 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.95%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (20.00%) Analyst
2 13 (12.38%) Developer
3 9 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (8.57%) Field Engineer
4 8 (7.62%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (7.62%) Designer
5 7 (6.67%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.76%) Test Manager
6 5 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Data Analyst
8 3 (2.86%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (2.86%) Senior Developer
8 3 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) SAS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.57%) Web Services
2 8 (7.62%) HTML
3 7 (6.67%) CSS
3 7 (6.67%) POSIX
4 5 (4.76%) J2EE
5 4 (3.81%) jQuery
6 3 (2.86%) HTML5
6 3 (2.86%) JSP
7 2 (1.90%) .NET
7 2 (1.90%) XML
7 2 (1.90%) OSGi
7 2 (1.90%) Spring
7 2 (1.90%) CSS3
8 1 (0.95%) JAX-RS
8 1 (0.95%) Sass
8 1 (0.95%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.95%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.95%) REST
8 1 (0.95%) MooTools
8 1 (0.95%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) DTV
2 6 (5.71%) IVR
3 3 (2.86%) Statistics
4 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.90%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.95%) LPAR
5 1 (0.95%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.95%) Kindle
5 1 (0.95%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.19%) Windows
2 12 (11.43%) Linux
3 9 (8.57%) UNIX
4 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.95%) CentOS
6 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.95%) SUSE
6 1 (0.95%) Debian
6 1 (0.95%) Fedora
6 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.00%) ITIL
2 15 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 15 (14.29%) Service Management
3 12 (11.43%) Change Management
3 12 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 10 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (8.57%) Test Automation
5 9 (8.57%) Network Architecture
6 8 (7.62%) Test Scripting
6 8 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (7.62%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (7.62%) Network Design
6 8 (7.62%) Programme Management
7 7 (6.67%) TDD
7 7 (6.67%) Project Management
7 7 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 7 (6.67%) Security Testing
7 7 (6.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.48%) Java
2 10 (9.52%) Python
2 10 (9.52%) Bash Shell
3 7 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.81%) SQL
5 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.90%) VBA
5 2 (1.90%) C
6 1 (0.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.90%) HNC
3 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.90%) Degree
4 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.95%) MCDST
4 1 (0.95%) CCNP
4 1 (0.95%) CCIP
4 1 (0.95%) ISEB
4 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.95%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.38%) SLA
2 2 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.95%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.90%) vSphere
3 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.95%) vCloud
3 1 (0.95%) NFS
3 1 (0.95%) XenApp
3 1 (0.95%) XenServer
3 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) Puppet
1 8 (7.62%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (7.62%) Salt
2 7 (6.67%) HAProxy
2 7 (6.67%) Ansible
3 3 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (8.57%) Oracle
1 9 (8.57%) Ericsson
2 8 (7.62%) SAP
2 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.62%) hybris
3 7 (6.67%) Adobe
3 7 (6.67%) Amdocs
4 6 (5.71%) Cisco
5 5 (4.76%) Capita
5 5 (4.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 4 (3.81%) KANA
6 4 (3.81%) Citrix
7 2 (1.90%) Avaya
7 2 (1.90%) Remedy
7 2 (1.90%) Google
7 2 (1.90%) VMware
8 1 (0.95%) Splunk
8 1 (0.95%) Zerto
8 1 (0.95%) Huawei
8 1 (0.95%) Brocade
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