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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 61 62 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -31
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 46 35 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.62% 2.21% 5.28%
As % of the General category 7.12% 6.29% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 31
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £203 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.75% -11.11%
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
646 556 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 36.73% 35.08% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 350 252
Average daily rate £396 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £15.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +27.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.80 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £113.00 £83.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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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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 0 39 £375 +13.63% 10
Bradford -7 3 £400 - 1
Wakefield - - - - 1
Telecoms
Yorkshire

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 28 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 13 (16.25%) Ericsson
4 12 (15.00%) SLA
4 12 (15.00%) RNC
4 12 (15.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 11 (13.75%) Java
5 11 (13.75%) Windows
5 11 (13.75%) Line Management
6 10 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
6 10 (12.50%) Ethernet
6 10 (12.50%) ATM
6 10 (12.50%) GSM
6 10 (12.50%) SDH
6 10 (12.50%) UMTS
6 10 (12.50%) Finance
6 10 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 10 (12.50%) WFM
7 9 (11.25%) Change Management
7 9 (11.25%) Web Services
7 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (10.00%) ITIL
8 8 (10.00%) SQL
8 8 (10.00%) Puppet
8 8 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (8.75%) Amazon S3
9 7 (8.75%) Degree

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 5 (6.25%) Apache
1 5 (6.25%) nginx
1 5 (6.25%) Node.js
2 4 (5.00%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.50%) SAS
4 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.25%) Lync
5 1 (1.25%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Office
2 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.75%) Amazon S3
2 7 (8.75%) Route 53
3 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) RNC
2 10 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
2 10 (12.50%) ATM
2 10 (12.50%) GSM
2 10 (12.50%) SDH
2 10 (12.50%) UMTS
2 10 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 6 (7.50%) DNS
4 5 (6.25%) DHCP
5 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.00%) 2G
5 4 (5.00%) 3G
5 4 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (3.75%) Internet
6 3 (3.75%) SSL
7 2 (2.50%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.50%) MPLS
7 2 (2.50%) OSPF
7 2 (2.50%) BGP
7 2 (2.50%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) Redis
1 7 (8.75%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (7.50%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.25%) MySQL
4 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.75%) Couchbase
5 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.75%) SimpleDB
6 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.25%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Subversion
2 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Retail
3 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.00%) Advertising
4 2 (2.50%) Publishing
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
4 2 (2.50%) Electronics
5 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (17.50%) Analyst
1 14 (17.50%) Field Engineer
2 8 (10.00%) Developer
3 7 (8.75%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Test Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Designer
6 4 (5.00%) UI Programmer
6 4 (5.00%) UI Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (3.75%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (3.75%) Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) Web Services
2 5 (6.25%) CSS
2 5 (6.25%) HTML
3 4 (5.00%) JSP
3 4 (5.00%) Spring
3 4 (5.00%) Spring MVC
3 4 (5.00%) jQuery
3 4 (5.00%) MooTools
3 4 (5.00%) HTML5
3 4 (5.00%) CSS3
4 3 (3.75%) .NET
5 2 (2.50%) Velocity
5 2 (2.50%) POSIX
6 1 (1.25%) DAO
6 1 (1.25%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.25%) JSR 170
6 1 (1.25%) WCF
6 1 (1.25%) WF
6 1 (1.25%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.00%) User Experience
4 2 (2.50%) DTV
5 1 (1.25%) IVR
5 1 (1.25%) Statistics
5 1 (1.25%) Physics
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.75%) Windows
2 7 (8.75%) Linux
3 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.75%) UNIX
4 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.50%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.25%) CentOS
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.25%) VMS
6 1 (1.25%) SUSE
6 1 (1.25%) Debian
6 1 (1.25%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 11 (13.75%) Line Management
4 10 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (12.50%) WFM
4 10 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 9 (11.25%) Change Management
6 8 (10.00%) ITIL
6 8 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (8.75%) DevOps
7 7 (8.75%) Scrum
8 6 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (7.50%) Security Testing
9 5 (6.25%) Incident Management
9 5 (6.25%) Kanban
9 5 (6.25%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.25%) Migration
9 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.75%) Java
2 8 (10.00%) SQL
3 7 (8.75%) Python
3 7 (8.75%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.50%) C++
4 6 (7.50%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.25%) PHP
5 5 (6.25%) Ruby
6 4 (5.00%) C#
7 3 (3.75%) Perl
8 1 (1.25%) C
8 1 (1.25%) SAS Macro
8 1 (1.25%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) ISEB
2 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) VCP4
3 3 (3.75%) CCIE
3 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.25%) PMP
5 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) Puppet
2 7 (8.75%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.25%) HAProxy
3 5 (6.25%) Salt
4 1 (1.25%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.25%) SCCM
4 1 (1.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Ericsson
2 12 (15.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 6 (7.50%) hybris
3 6 (7.50%) Oracle
3 6 (7.50%) Adobe
4 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.00%) Cisco
6 3 (3.75%) Juniper
7 2 (2.50%) IBM
7 2 (2.50%) SAP
7 2 (2.50%) NetApp
7 2 (2.50%) Nokia
7 2 (2.50%) Percona
8 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.25%) VMware
8 1 (1.25%) Mitel
8 1 (1.25%) Huawei
8 1 (1.25%) Venda
8 1 (1.25%) Splunk
8 1 (1.25%) HP
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