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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 66 79 73
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 76 36 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.54% 1.55% 1.96%
As % of the General category 8.16% 4.65% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 14 21
Average daily rate
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£320 £348 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.91% +15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £237 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -58.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £23.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-41.30% -35.21%
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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
931 774 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.13% 33.32% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 534 404
Average daily rate £356 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 11 18
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -32.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.00 £25.55 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

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 August 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 August 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 +4 59 £320 -8.57% 15
South Yorkshire -3 10 £388 +158.33% 5
North Yorkshire -8 1 - - 3
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 31 (22.30%) Finance
2 24 (17.27%) ITIL
3 19 (13.67%) Windows
4 17 (12.23%) Service Management
4 17 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (11.51%) Manufacturing
6 15 (10.79%) Programme Management
6 15 (10.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 15 (10.79%) Marketing
6 15 (10.79%) Digital Marketing
6 15 (10.79%) Electronics
6 15 (10.79%) Configuration Management
6 15 (10.79%) DTV
6 15 (10.79%) SAP
7 14 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (9.35%) Linux
8 13 (9.35%) Java
8 13 (9.35%) 3G
8 13 (9.35%) 2G
8 13 (9.35%) SLA
9 12 (8.63%) Change Management
10 11 (7.91%) Project Management
10 11 (7.91%) GSM
10 11 (7.91%) UMTS
11 10 (7.19%) Python
11 10 (7.19%) Bash Shell
11 10 (7.19%) MongoDB
11 10 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (7.19%) Software Engineering

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 8 (5.76%) Apache
2 7 (5.04%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.04%) nginx
2 7 (5.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (3.60%) SAS
4 4 (2.88%) IIS
5 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.16%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.44%) Lync
6 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.44%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.72%) Node.js
7 1 (0.72%) JBoss
7 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.72%) CMS
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.72%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) MS Office
2 2 (1.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (10.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.76%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (5.76%) Amazon S3
2 8 (5.76%) Route 53
2 8 (5.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.72%) Office 365
4 1 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.35%) 3G
1 13 (9.35%) 2G
2 11 (7.91%) GSM
2 11 (7.91%) UMTS
3 9 (6.47%) Internet
4 8 (5.76%) LTE
5 7 (5.04%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (5.04%) VoIP
5 7 (5.04%) VPN
6 6 (4.32%) ATM
6 6 (4.32%) GPRS
6 6 (4.32%) RNC
6 6 (4.32%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.32%) HSPA
7 5 (3.60%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (3.60%) DNS
7 5 (3.60%) SDH
7 5 (3.60%) DHCP
7 5 (3.60%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.88%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.19%) MongoDB
2 9 (6.47%) NoSQL
3 8 (5.76%) Redis
3 8 (5.76%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (5.76%) MySQL
4 7 (5.04%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.04%) SimpleDB
4 7 (5.04%) Couchbase
4 7 (5.04%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.60%) Big Data
5 5 (3.60%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.88%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.44%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.72%) MS Access
8 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.44%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.44%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.72%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.72%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.72%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.72%) Maven
3 1 (0.72%) JIRA
3 1 (0.72%) Selenium
3 1 (0.72%) Mockito
3 1 (0.72%) JUnit
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 31 (22.30%) Finance
2 16 (11.51%) Manufacturing
3 15 (10.79%) Marketing
3 15 (10.79%) Electronics
4 10 (7.19%) Banking
5 8 (5.76%) Retail
6 5 (3.60%) Publishing
7 4 (2.88%) Billing
8 3 (2.16%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.44%) Legal
10 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (18.71%) Analyst
2 15 (10.79%) Developer
3 9 (6.47%) Support Engineer
3 9 (6.47%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (6.47%) Field Engineer
4 8 (5.76%) Test Analyst
4 8 (5.76%) Designer
4 8 (5.76%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (5.04%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 7 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (5.04%) Software Engineer
6 6 (4.32%) Network Engineer
6 6 (4.32%) DBA
7 5 (3.60%) Test Manager
7 5 (3.60%) Project Manager
7 5 (3.60%) Administrator
7 5 (3.60%) Telecoms Engineer
7 5 (3.60%) Data Administrator
7 5 (3.60%) Hadoop Administrator
7 5 (3.60%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.47%) HTML
1 9 (6.47%) Web Services
2 8 (5.76%) CSS
3 7 (5.04%) POSIX
4 5 (3.60%) J2EE
5 4 (2.88%) HTML5
5 4 (2.88%) jQuery
6 3 (2.16%) JSP
6 3 (2.16%) .NET
6 3 (2.16%) CSS3
7 2 (1.44%) OSGi
7 2 (1.44%) XML
7 2 (1.44%) Spring
8 1 (0.72%) Ajax
8 1 (0.72%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.72%) Symfony
8 1 (0.72%) MooTools
8 1 (0.72%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.72%) XSL
8 1 (0.72%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.79%) DTV
2 6 (4.32%) IVR
3 5 (3.60%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.16%) Statistics
6 2 (1.44%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.44%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.72%) NHS
7 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.72%) LPAR
7 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.72%) Kindle
7 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.72%) New Media
7 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.67%) Windows
2 13 (9.35%) Linux
3 9 (6.47%) UNIX
4 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.44%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.44%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.72%) CentOS
7 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.72%) SUSE
7 1 (0.72%) Debian
7 1 (0.72%) Fedora
7 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.27%) ITIL
2 17 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (12.23%) Service Management
3 15 (10.79%) Configuration Management
3 15 (10.79%) Programme Management
3 15 (10.79%) Digital Marketing
4 14 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (8.63%) Change Management
6 11 (7.91%) Project Management
7 10 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (7.19%) Software Engineering
8 9 (6.47%) Network Design
8 9 (6.47%) Test Automation
8 9 (6.47%) Network Architecture
9 8 (5.76%) Test Scripting
9 8 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (5.76%) TDD
10 7 (5.04%) Kanban
10 7 (5.04%) Performance Testing
10 7 (5.04%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.35%) Java
2 10 (7.19%) Python
2 10 (7.19%) Bash Shell
3 9 (6.47%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.32%) SQL
5 3 (2.16%) C
6 2 (1.44%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.44%) VBA
7 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.72%) Perl
7 1 (0.72%) PHP
7 1 (0.72%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (5.76%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.44%) HNC
4 2 (1.44%) CCNP
4 2 (1.44%) CCIP
4 2 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.44%) ISEB
4 2 (1.44%) Degree
5 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.72%) MCP
5 1 (0.72%) IIBA
5 1 (0.72%) CCNA
5 1 (0.72%) MCSE
5 1 (0.72%) MCSA
5 1 (0.72%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.35%) SLA
2 2 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.72%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (5.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.44%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.44%) vSphere
3 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.72%) vCloud
3 1 (0.72%) Docker
3 1 (0.72%) XenApp
3 1 (0.72%) XenServer
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.72%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (6.47%) Puppet
2 8 (5.76%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.76%) Ansible
2 8 (5.76%) Salt
3 7 (5.04%) HAProxy
4 3 (2.16%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.72%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.72%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (10.79%) SAP
2 9 (6.47%) Cisco
2 9 (6.47%) Ericsson
2 9 (6.47%) Oracle
3 8 (5.76%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.76%) hybris
4 7 (5.04%) Adobe
4 7 (5.04%) Amdocs
5 5 (3.60%) Capita
5 5 (3.60%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 4 (2.88%) KANA
6 4 (2.88%) Citrix
7 2 (1.44%) Avaya
7 2 (1.44%) Google
7 2 (1.44%) VMware
7 2 (1.44%) Remedy
7 2 (1.44%) BT
7 2 (1.44%) Brocade
8 1 (0.72%) Veeam
8 1 (0.72%) F5
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