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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 58 58 72
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 73 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.17% 2.27% 1.81%
As % of the General category 10.15% 6.64% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 20 16
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£313 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £224 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+3.28% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -40.84%
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
719 572 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 31.25% 34.23% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 403 305
Average daily rate £356 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £17.63 £43.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 31 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 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 +1 63 £325 -5.79% 9
Bradford -13 6 £279 +23.88%
Halifax - 2 £225 -
Wakefield - 2 £260 - 2
Pontefract - 1 £120 -
Telecoms
Yorkshire

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 25 (20.66%) Finance
2 19 (15.70%) ITIL
3 18 (14.88%) Windows
4 16 (13.22%) 2G
4 16 (13.22%) Service Management
4 16 (13.22%) 3G
5 14 (11.57%) Linux
5 14 (11.57%) HTML
5 14 (11.57%) Java
5 14 (11.57%) JavaScript
5 14 (11.57%) CSS
5 14 (11.57%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (10.74%) Adobe
6 13 (10.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 12 (9.92%) Project Management
7 12 (9.92%) Manufacturing
8 11 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 11 (9.09%) Change Management
8 11 (9.09%) Apache
8 11 (9.09%) UNIX
8 11 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (8.26%) Programme Management
9 10 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (8.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 10 (8.26%) Marketing
9 10 (8.26%) Digital Marketing
9 10 (8.26%) GSM
9 10 (8.26%) UMTS
9 10 (8.26%) SAP
9 10 (8.26%) DTV

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 13 (10.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 11 (9.09%) Apache
3 7 (5.79%) SAS
4 6 (4.96%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.96%) nginx
5 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.48%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.65%) Lync
6 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.65%) IIS
6 2 (1.65%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.83%) CMS
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Office
1 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (8.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.96%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (4.96%) Amazon S3
2 6 (4.96%) Route 53
2 6 (4.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (2.48%) GitHub
4 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.22%) 3G
1 16 (13.22%) 2G
2 10 (8.26%) GSM
2 10 (8.26%) UMTS
3 8 (6.61%) LTE
4 7 (5.79%) Internet
5 6 (4.96%) HSPA
5 6 (4.96%) 4G
5 6 (4.96%) GPRS
5 6 (4.96%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (4.13%) VoIP
7 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.31%) MPLS
7 4 (3.31%) BGP
7 4 (3.31%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (2.48%) Firewall
8 3 (2.48%) Intranet
8 3 (2.48%) DNS
8 3 (2.48%) DHCP
8 3 (2.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.44%) MySQL
1 9 (7.44%) MongoDB
1 9 (7.44%) NoSQL
2 6 (4.96%) Redis
2 6 (4.96%) SimpleDB
2 6 (4.96%) RDBMS
2 6 (4.96%) Couchbase
2 6 (4.96%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (4.96%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.48%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.65%) Big Data
4 2 (1.65%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.83%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.13%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.48%) Maven
3 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.83%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.83%) LoadRunner
General
1 25 (20.66%) Finance
2 12 (9.92%) Manufacturing
3 10 (8.26%) Electronics
3 10 (8.26%) Marketing
4 9 (7.44%) Publishing
5 8 (6.61%) Retail
6 6 (4.96%) Banking
7 4 (3.31%) Billing
8 3 (2.48%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.65%) Legal
10 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (20.66%) Analyst
2 21 (17.36%) Developer
3 9 (7.44%) Test Manager
3 9 (7.44%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (6.61%) Support Engineer
5 7 (5.79%) Test Analyst
5 7 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (5.79%) Designer
6 6 (4.96%) Project Manager
6 6 (4.96%) Software Engineer
6 6 (4.96%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 6 (4.96%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (4.13%) Coordinator
7 5 (4.13%) Field Engineer
7 5 (4.13%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Project Coordinator
8 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.31%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.48%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.57%) HTML
1 14 (11.57%) CSS
2 9 (7.44%) jQuery
2 9 (7.44%) J2EE
3 6 (4.96%) OSGi
3 6 (4.96%) CSS3
3 6 (4.96%) POSIX
3 6 (4.96%) Web Services
4 5 (4.13%) JSP
4 5 (4.13%) HTML5
5 4 (3.31%) XML
6 3 (2.48%) XSL
6 3 (2.48%) XHTML
7 2 (1.65%) .NET
7 2 (1.65%) Sass
8 1 (0.83%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (0.83%) Mustache
8 1 (0.83%) Spring
8 1 (0.83%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.83%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.26%) DTV
2 7 (5.79%) IVR
3 6 (4.96%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.13%) Statistics
5 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.65%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.65%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.65%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.65%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.83%) LPAR
7 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.83%) Kindle
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.88%) Windows
2 14 (11.57%) Linux
3 11 (9.09%) UNIX
4 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.48%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.65%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.83%) MVS
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.83%) Android
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.83%) AIX
7 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.70%) ITIL
2 16 (13.22%) Service Management
3 14 (11.57%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (9.92%) Project Management
5 11 (9.09%) Change Management
5 11 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 10 (8.26%) Programme Management
6 10 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.26%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (7.44%) Test Scripting
7 9 (7.44%) Network Architecture
7 9 (7.44%) Migration
7 9 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (7.44%) Content Management
7 9 (7.44%) Software Engineering
8 8 (6.61%) TDD
8 8 (6.61%) Test Automation
8 8 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.79%) Network Design
10 6 (4.96%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.57%) Java
1 14 (11.57%) JavaScript
2 9 (7.44%) Python
2 9 (7.44%) Bash Shell
3 6 (4.96%) SQL
4 5 (4.13%) VBA
5 2 (1.65%) C
5 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (5.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.65%) HNC
3 2 (1.65%) CCNP
3 2 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.83%) MCDST
4 1 (0.83%) Degree
4 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.83%) CCIP
4 1 (0.83%) ISEB
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.83%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) SLA
2 2 (1.65%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (5.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.48%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.65%) vSphere
4 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.83%) vCloud
4 1 (0.83%) NFS
4 1 (0.83%) XenApp
4 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (4.96%) Puppet
1 6 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (4.96%) HAProxy
1 6 (4.96%) Ansible
1 6 (4.96%) Salt
2 3 (2.48%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.65%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.83%) DameWare
Vendors
1 13 (10.74%) Adobe
2 10 (8.26%) SAP
3 9 (7.44%) Cisco
3 9 (7.44%) Oracle
4 7 (5.79%) Amdocs
4 7 (5.79%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.96%) hybris
6 5 (4.13%) Capita
6 5 (4.13%) Ericsson
7 4 (3.31%) Citrix
7 4 (3.31%) KANA
8 3 (2.48%) VMware
9 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.65%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.65%) Remedy
9 2 (1.65%) BT
9 2 (1.65%) Avaya
9 2 (1.65%) Google
9 2 (1.65%) F5
10 1 (0.83%) Splunk
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