The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 86 84 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -40
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 59 44 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.03% 1.72% 3.89%
As % of the General category 6.60% 5.28% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 43
Average daily rate
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£320 £233 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.63% -15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £183 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £378 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £18.63 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-38.00% -19.35%
Telecoms
England

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

General Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
894 834 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 30.75% 32.58% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 576 338
Average daily rate £380 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 16
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
West Yorkshire 0 49 £375 +45.63% 11
South Yorkshire -18 5 £388 +78.16% 5
North Yorkshire +3 4 £200 - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £165 - 1
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (16.81%) Configuration Management
2 20 (16.81%) Windows
3 19 (15.97%) Finance
4 16 (13.45%) Change Management
4 16 (13.45%) ITIL
4 16 (13.45%) SLA
5 15 (12.61%) Service Management
6 14 (11.76%) UMTS
6 14 (11.76%) Project Management
6 14 (11.76%) Java
6 14 (11.76%) Linux
6 14 (11.76%) GSM
7 13 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (10.08%) SQL
8 12 (10.08%) Web Services
8 12 (10.08%) Software Engineering
9 11 (9.24%) Python
9 11 (9.24%) Internet
9 11 (9.24%) Bash Shell
9 11 (9.24%) hybris
9 11 (9.24%) Security Cleared
10 10 (8.40%) Security Testing
10 10 (8.40%) Test Automation
10 10 (8.40%) MongoDB
10 10 (8.40%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (8.40%) 3G
10 10 (8.40%) UNIX
10 10 (8.40%) Oracle

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 9 (7.56%) Apache
2 8 (6.72%) nginx
3 7 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.04%) SAS
5 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.36%) Apache Solr
6 4 (3.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (2.52%) IIS
8 2 (1.68%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.84%) JBoss
9 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.84%) Node.js
9 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.84%) Quickr
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.20%) MS Office
3 4 (3.36%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.56%) Route 53
2 9 (7.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 9 (7.56%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (7.56%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.84%) GitHub
3 1 (0.84%) Office 365
3 1 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.76%) UMTS
1 14 (11.76%) GSM
2 11 (9.24%) Internet
3 10 (8.40%) 3G
3 10 (8.40%) 2G
4 8 (6.72%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (6.72%) Ethernet
4 8 (6.72%) SDH
4 8 (6.72%) ATM
4 8 (6.72%) RNC
4 8 (6.72%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (5.88%) LTE
6 6 (5.04%) HSPA
6 6 (5.04%) GPRS
7 4 (3.36%) 4G
8 3 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.52%) LAN
8 3 (2.52%) DNS
8 3 (2.52%) WAN
8 3 (2.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.40%) MongoDB
2 9 (7.56%) MySQL
2 9 (7.56%) Redis
2 9 (7.56%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (7.56%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 7 (5.88%) Couchbase
3 7 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.88%) SimpleDB
4 4 (3.36%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.68%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.84%) MS Access
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.68%) Subversion
3 1 (0.84%) Maven
3 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.84%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (15.97%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Manufacturing
2 9 (7.56%) Retail
3 5 (4.20%) Banking
4 3 (2.52%) Electronics
4 3 (2.52%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.52%) Marketing
5 2 (1.68%) Billing
5 2 (1.68%) Advertising
5 2 (1.68%) Publishing
5 2 (1.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (17.65%) Analyst
2 16 (13.45%) Developer
3 9 (7.56%) Field Engineer
3 9 (7.56%) Software Engineer
4 8 (6.72%) Designer
4 8 (6.72%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (6.72%) Project Manager
4 8 (6.72%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (6.72%) Support Engineer
5 7 (5.88%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 6 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (5.04%) Solutions Designer
6 6 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.20%) Test Manager
7 5 (4.20%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) UI Developer
8 4 (3.36%) UI Programmer
8 4 (3.36%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.08%) Web Services
2 9 (7.56%) HTML
3 8 (6.72%) CSS
4 7 (5.88%) .NET
4 7 (5.88%) POSIX
4 7 (5.88%) HTML5
5 6 (5.04%) CSS3
5 6 (5.04%) jQuery
6 5 (4.20%) Spring
6 5 (4.20%) JSP
7 4 (3.36%) MooTools
7 4 (3.36%) EDI
7 4 (3.36%) Spring MVC
8 3 (2.52%) J2EE
9 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 2 (1.68%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.68%) XML
9 2 (1.68%) ADO.NET
9 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.36%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.52%) Statistics
3 3 (2.52%) DTV
3 3 (2.52%) User Experience
4 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.68%) IVR
5 1 (0.84%) Physics
5 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.84%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.84%) iSeries
5 1 (0.84%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.81%) Windows
2 14 (11.76%) Linux
3 10 (8.40%) UNIX
4 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.36%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.36%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.84%) Fedora
7 1 (0.84%) SUSE
7 1 (0.84%) Debian
7 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.84%) Solaris
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.84%) CentOS
7 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (16.81%) Configuration Management
3 16 (13.45%) Change Management
3 16 (13.45%) ITIL
4 15 (12.61%) Service Management
5 14 (11.76%) Project Management
6 13 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (10.08%) Software Engineering
8 10 (8.40%) Security Testing
8 10 (8.40%) Test Automation
8 10 (8.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (7.56%) Line Management
9 9 (7.56%) Network Architecture
10 8 (6.72%) Kanban
10 8 (6.72%) DevOps
10 8 (6.72%) Network Design
10 8 (6.72%) WFM
11 7 (5.88%) Migration
11 7 (5.88%) Fault Management
11 7 (5.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.76%) Java
2 12 (10.08%) SQL
3 11 (9.24%) Python
3 11 (9.24%) Bash Shell
4 9 (7.56%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.36%) C#
6 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.68%) VBA
6 2 (1.68%) Perl
7 1 (0.84%) Ruby
7 1 (0.84%) PHP
7 1 (0.84%) C++
7 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.84%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (9.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.36%) ISEB
4 4 (3.36%) CCIE
4 4 (3.36%) Degree
5 2 (1.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.68%) HNC
5 2 (1.68%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.68%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.84%) MCDST
6 1 (0.84%) MCP
6 1 (0.84%) MCSE
6 1 (0.84%) MCSA
6 1 (0.84%) CCNP
6 1 (0.84%) CCNA
6 1 (0.84%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.45%) SLA
2 3 (2.52%) QA
3 2 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.84%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (7.56%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (7.56%) Puppet
2 8 (6.72%) Salt
2 8 (6.72%) HAProxy
3 7 (5.88%) Ansible
4 3 (2.52%) ARCserve
4 3 (2.52%) SCCM
5 2 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (9.24%) hybris
2 10 (8.40%) Oracle
3 9 (7.56%) Adobe
4 8 (6.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 8 (6.72%) Cisco
4 8 (6.72%) Ericsson
5 6 (5.04%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.04%) Amdocs
6 5 (4.20%) Citrix
7 3 (2.52%) Mitel
7 3 (2.52%) SAP
7 3 (2.52%) NetApp
7 3 (2.52%) IBM
7 3 (2.52%) Juniper
8 2 (1.68%) Remedy
9 1 (0.84%) KANA
9 1 (0.84%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.84%) HP
9 1 (0.84%) Lotus
9 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
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