The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank - 17 7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 1.11% 8.77%
As % of the General category - 3.57% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £375 £536
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +20.00%
Telecoms
West Midlands

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

General Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
15 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 36.59% 31.11% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 6
Average daily rate £425 £375 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -12.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -13.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Telecoms
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) LLU
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LLU
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BT