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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 14 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.02% - 8.70%
As % of the General category 5.00% - 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£375 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+48.57% -40.67%
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
20 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 20.41% 18.57% 31.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 11
Average daily rate £400 £363 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £265 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £395 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.75 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.92% -17.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Redditch - - - -
Worcester - - - - 1
Telecoms
West Midlands

Telecoms
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (50.00%) ATM
1 1 (50.00%) ISDN
1 1 (50.00%) PPP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Netcool
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) DSL
1 1 (50.00%) X.21
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (50.00%) ATM
1 1 (50.00%) ISDN
1 1 (50.00%) PPP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) DSL
1 1 (50.00%) X.21
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) NOC Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) OSS Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco