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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 74 77 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -39
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 60 41 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.31% 1.75% 4.67%
As % of the General category 6.98% 5.32% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 40
Average daily rate
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£375 £340 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +18.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £204 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £7.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +273.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+48.57% -22.22%
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
860 771 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.17% 32.86% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 470 332
Average daily rate £388 £351 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% -6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £268 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 21
Average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.20 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £31.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -7.35%

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 4 March 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 4 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
West Yorkshire -6 45 £375 +10.29% 17
South Yorkshire +1 8 £310 -22.50% 3
North Yorkshire 0 3 - - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 29 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (16.81%) Windows
3 18 (15.93%) Finance
4 15 (13.27%) Configuration Management
5 14 (12.39%) SLA
5 14 (12.39%) Manufacturing
6 13 (11.50%) Ericsson
6 13 (11.50%) Java
7 12 (10.62%) Web Services
7 12 (10.62%) ITIL
7 12 (10.62%) Cisco
7 12 (10.62%) Project Management
7 12 (10.62%) RNC
7 12 (10.62%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 11 (9.73%) Line Management
8 11 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (9.73%) Linux
8 11 (9.73%) SQL
9 10 (8.85%) ATM
9 10 (8.85%) GSM
9 10 (8.85%) SDH
9 10 (8.85%) UMTS
9 10 (8.85%) Ethernet
9 10 (8.85%) DNS
9 10 (8.85%) Business Analysis
9 10 (8.85%) WFM
9 10 (8.85%) Radio Access Network
9 10 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (7.96%) Continuous Improvement

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 6 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.42%) nginx
2 5 (4.42%) Node.js
2 5 (4.42%) Apache
3 4 (3.54%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.65%) Lync
4 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.77%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.77%) SAS
5 2 (1.77%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.77%) Quickr
6 1 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.88%) JBoss
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) MS Office
2 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.54%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.88%) MicroStation
5 1 (0.88%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.08%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.19%) Amazon S3
2 7 (6.19%) Route 53
3 2 (1.77%) Office 365
4 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.62%) RNC
2 10 (8.85%) ATM
2 10 (8.85%) GSM
2 10 (8.85%) SDH
2 10 (8.85%) UMTS
2 10 (8.85%) Ethernet
2 10 (8.85%) DNS
2 10 (8.85%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (5.31%) DHCP
3 6 (5.31%) WAN
3 6 (5.31%) LAN
4 5 (4.42%) Internet
4 5 (4.42%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.54%) 3G
5 4 (3.54%) MPLS
5 4 (3.54%) 2G
5 4 (3.54%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.65%) IP Telephony
6 3 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.19%) Redis
1 7 (6.19%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (5.31%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.42%) MySQL
4 4 (3.54%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.65%) SimpleDB
5 3 (2.65%) Couchbase
5 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.65%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.88%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.88%) QlikView
7 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Subversion
2 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.88%) Maven
General
1 18 (15.93%) Finance
2 14 (12.39%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.31%) Retail
4 5 (4.42%) Marketing
4 5 (4.42%) Electronics
4 5 (4.42%) Advertising
5 2 (1.77%) Legal
5 2 (1.77%) Publishing
6 1 (0.88%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (15.04%) Analyst
2 14 (12.39%) Field Engineer
3 11 (9.73%) Project Manager
3 11 (9.73%) Developer
4 8 (7.08%) Business Analyst
5 6 (5.31%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (4.42%) Software Engineer
6 5 (4.42%) Consultant
7 4 (3.54%) Network Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) Test Manager
7 4 (3.54%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) Operations Manager
7 4 (3.54%) UI Programmer
7 4 (3.54%) UI Developer
7 4 (3.54%) Designer
8 3 (2.65%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (2.65%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (2.65%) Cloud Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.62%) Web Services
2 7 (6.19%) HTML
3 6 (5.31%) CSS
3 6 (5.31%) Spring
3 6 (5.31%) HTML5
4 5 (4.42%) CSS3
4 5 (4.42%) jQuery
4 5 (4.42%) .NET
5 4 (3.54%) EDI
5 4 (3.54%) JSP
5 4 (3.54%) Spring MVC
5 4 (3.54%) MooTools
6 2 (1.77%) POSIX
6 2 (1.77%) ADO.NET
6 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.77%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.77%) Velocity
6 2 (1.77%) WCF
6 2 (1.77%) WF
6 2 (1.77%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.42%) User Experience
2 5 (4.42%) DTV
2 5 (4.42%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.65%) FMCG
4 2 (1.77%) iSeries
5 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.88%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.88%) Statistics
5 1 (0.88%) SCADA
5 1 (0.88%) Physics
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.81%) Windows
2 11 (9.73%) Linux
3 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.54%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.65%) UNIX
6 3 (2.65%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.77%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.77%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.88%) CentOS
8 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.88%) SUSE
8 1 (0.88%) Debian
8 1 (0.88%) Fedora
8 1 (0.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (13.27%) Configuration Management
3 12 (10.62%) ITIL
3 12 (10.62%) Project Management
4 11 (9.73%) Line Management
5 10 (8.85%) Business Analysis
5 10 (8.85%) WFM
5 10 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (7.96%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (7.96%) Coaching
6 9 (7.96%) Change Management
7 7 (6.19%) DevOps
7 7 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (6.19%) Scrum
7 7 (6.19%) Six Sigma
7 7 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (5.31%) PRINCE2
8 6 (5.31%) MVC
8 6 (5.31%) Network Design
8 6 (5.31%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.50%) Java
2 11 (9.73%) SQL
3 9 (7.96%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.19%) Python
5 6 (5.31%) C++
5 6 (5.31%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.42%) Ruby
6 5 (4.42%) C#
6 5 (4.42%) PHP
7 3 (2.65%) Perl
8 1 (0.88%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.88%) R
8 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (7.08%) Degree
2 6 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.54%) ISEB
4 4 (3.54%) CCIE
4 4 (3.54%) VCP4
5 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.77%) PMP
6 2 (1.77%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.77%) CIPD
6 2 (1.77%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.77%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.88%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.88%) CISA
7 1 (0.88%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.39%) SLA
2 3 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.77%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.77%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.88%) vSphere
4 1 (0.88%) XenApp
4 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (7.08%) Puppet
2 7 (6.19%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.42%) HAProxy
3 5 (4.42%) Salt
4 3 (2.65%) SCCM
4 3 (2.65%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (11.50%) Ericsson
2 12 (10.62%) Cisco
2 12 (10.62%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 7 (6.19%) Adobe
4 6 (5.31%) Oracle
4 6 (5.31%) Citrix
4 6 (5.31%) hybris
5 5 (4.42%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.42%) SAP
6 4 (3.54%) NetApp
6 4 (3.54%) IBM
7 3 (2.65%) Mitel
7 3 (2.65%) Juniper
8 2 (1.77%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.77%) Nokia
8 2 (1.77%) Lotus
8 2 (1.77%) HP
8 2 (1.77%) VMware
8 2 (1.77%) Percona
9 1 (0.88%) Venda
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