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 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 61 70 81
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 90 50 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.89% 2.10% 1.74%
As % of the General category 9.70% 6.35% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 26 20
Average daily rate
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£313 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £205 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 5
Average hourly rate £12.75 - £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 - £19.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.30 - £41.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% -42.25%
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
928 787 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 29.78% 33.04% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 536 417
Average daily rate £360 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 9 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.63 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.69% -18.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £9.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.75 £21.75 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.82
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.14%

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 27 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 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 +3 70 £316 -8.33% 16
South Yorkshire -11 13 £325 +23.80% 3
North Yorkshire -6 1 - - 7
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 34 (22.37%) Finance
2 22 (14.47%) ITIL
3 21 (13.82%) Windows
4 20 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (11.84%) Java
5 18 (11.84%) Manufacturing
6 17 (11.18%) Linux
7 16 (10.53%) SAP
7 16 (10.53%) 3G
7 16 (10.53%) DTV
7 16 (10.53%) Programme Management
7 16 (10.53%) Electronics
7 16 (10.53%) 2G
7 16 (10.53%) Service Management
7 16 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 16 (10.53%) Marketing
7 16 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
8 15 (9.87%) JavaScript
8 15 (9.87%) HTML
9 14 (9.21%) CSS
9 14 (9.21%) Project Management
10 13 (8.55%) Adobe
10 13 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (8.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 12 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (7.89%) Cisco
11 12 (7.89%) Configuration Management
12 11 (7.24%) SLA
12 11 (7.24%) Apache
12 11 (7.24%) UNIX

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 13 (8.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 11 (7.24%) Apache
3 7 (4.61%) SAS
4 6 (3.95%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.95%) nginx
5 4 (2.63%) IIS
5 4 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.63%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.97%) Lync
7 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.66%) Node.js
8 1 (0.66%) JBoss
8 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.66%) CMS
8 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.66%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (1.97%) MS Office
1 3 (1.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.61%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (4.61%) Amazon S3
2 7 (4.61%) Route 53
2 7 (4.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (1.97%) GitHub
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.53%) 3G
1 16 (10.53%) 2G
2 11 (7.24%) GSM
2 11 (7.24%) UMTS
3 8 (5.26%) VPN
3 8 (5.26%) Internet
3 8 (5.26%) LTE
4 7 (4.61%) VoIP
5 6 (3.95%) GPRS
5 6 (3.95%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (3.95%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.95%) 4G
5 6 (3.95%) HSPA
6 5 (3.29%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (3.29%) MPLS
6 5 (3.29%) BGP
6 5 (3.29%) DNS
6 5 (3.29%) DHCP
7 4 (2.63%) LAN
7 4 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.24%) MongoDB
2 10 (6.58%) NoSQL
3 9 (5.92%) MySQL
4 7 (4.61%) Redis
4 7 (4.61%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (3.95%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.95%) Couchbase
5 6 (3.95%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.95%) SimpleDB
5 6 (3.95%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.29%) Big Data
7 3 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.97%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.32%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.66%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.66%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 6 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.29%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.97%) Maven
5 2 (1.32%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.32%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.66%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.66%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.66%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.66%) JUnit
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.66%) JIRA
6 1 (0.66%) Selenium
6 1 (0.66%) Mockito
General
1 34 (22.37%) Finance
2 18 (11.84%) Manufacturing
3 16 (10.53%) Marketing
3 16 (10.53%) Electronics
4 10 (6.58%) Banking
5 9 (5.92%) Retail
5 9 (5.92%) Publishing
6 4 (2.63%) Billing
7 3 (1.97%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.66%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (18.42%) Analyst
2 22 (14.47%) Developer
3 10 (6.58%) Support Engineer
4 9 (5.92%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (5.92%) Test Manager
5 8 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 7 (4.61%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (4.61%) Designer
6 7 (4.61%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (3.95%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 6 (3.95%) Software Engineer
7 6 (3.95%) Network Engineer
7 6 (3.95%) Field Engineer
8 5 (3.29%) Administrator
8 5 (3.29%) DBA
8 5 (3.29%) Telecoms Engineer
8 5 (3.29%) Data Administrator
8 5 (3.29%) Hadoop Administrator
8 5 (3.29%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.87%) HTML
2 14 (9.21%) CSS
3 9 (5.92%) jQuery
3 9 (5.92%) J2EE
4 8 (5.26%) Web Services
5 6 (3.95%) POSIX
5 6 (3.95%) CSS3
5 6 (3.95%) HTML5
5 6 (3.95%) OSGi
6 5 (3.29%) JSP
7 4 (2.63%) XML
8 3 (1.97%) XSL
8 3 (1.97%) XHTML
8 3 (1.97%) .NET
9 2 (1.32%) Spring
9 2 (1.32%) Sass
10 1 (0.66%) Kafka
10 1 (0.66%) JAX-RS
10 1 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.66%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.53%) DTV
2 7 (4.61%) IVR
3 6 (3.95%) Blackberry
3 6 (3.95%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.29%) Statistics
5 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.32%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.32%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.32%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.66%) LPAR
7 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.66%) Kindle
7 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.66%) New Media
7 1 (0.66%) NHS
7 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.82%) Windows
2 17 (11.18%) Linux
3 11 (7.24%) UNIX
4 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.97%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.66%) MVS
8 1 (0.66%) CentOS
8 1 (0.66%) SUSE
8 1 (0.66%) Debian
8 1 (0.66%) Fedora
8 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.66%) AIX
8 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.47%) ITIL
2 20 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (10.53%) Service Management
3 16 (10.53%) Programme Management
3 16 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
4 14 (9.21%) Project Management
5 13 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (7.89%) Configuration Management
7 11 (7.24%) Change Management
8 10 (6.58%) Migration
9 9 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (5.92%) TDD
9 9 (5.92%) Content Management
9 9 (5.92%) Software Engineering
9 9 (5.92%) Network Architecture
10 8 (5.26%) Test Automation
10 8 (5.26%) Test Scripting
10 8 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.26%) Network Design
11 6 (3.95%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.84%) Java
2 15 (9.87%) JavaScript
3 10 (6.58%) Python
3 10 (6.58%) Bash Shell
4 7 (4.61%) SQL
5 5 (3.29%) VBA
6 3 (1.97%) C
7 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.66%) Perl
8 1 (0.66%) PHP
8 1 (0.66%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.32%) HNC
4 2 (1.32%) CCNP
4 2 (1.32%) CCIP
4 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.32%) ISEB
4 2 (1.32%) Degree
5 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.66%) MCP
5 1 (0.66%) IIBA
5 1 (0.66%) CCNA
5 1 (0.66%) MCSE
5 1 (0.66%) MCSA
5 1 (0.66%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.24%) SLA
2 2 (1.32%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (5.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.97%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.32%) vSphere
4 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.66%) vCloud
4 1 (0.66%) Docker
4 1 (0.66%) XenApp
4 1 (0.66%) XenServer
4 1 (0.66%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.26%) Puppet
2 7 (4.61%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.61%) Ansible
2 7 (4.61%) Salt
3 6 (3.95%) HAProxy
4 3 (1.97%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.32%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.66%) DameWare
6 1 (0.66%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.66%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (10.53%) SAP
2 13 (8.55%) Adobe
3 12 (7.89%) Cisco
4 9 (5.92%) Oracle
5 8 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.61%) Amdocs
7 6 (3.95%) Ericsson
7 6 (3.95%) hybris
8 5 (3.29%) Capita
9 4 (2.63%) KANA
9 4 (2.63%) Citrix
9 4 (2.63%) BT
10 3 (1.97%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.97%) VMware
10 3 (1.97%) F5
11 2 (1.32%) Google
11 2 (1.32%) Brocade
11 2 (1.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 2 (1.32%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.32%) Remedy
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