Period
to 16 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Telecommunications
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 68 74
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -37
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 33 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.31% 2.21% 2.00%
As % of the General category 9.09% 6.57% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 24
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £300 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -20.53% +16.15%
10th Percentile £163 £240 £202
90th Percentile £418 £338 £477
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.99% +11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £22.00 £13.68 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.82% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £13.86 £12.18
% change year-on-year -6.20% +13.84% -1.42%

Telecoms is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 363 502 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.42% 33.62% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 347 343
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +2.63% -3.80%
10th Percentile £285 £237 £232
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £38.75 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.29% +6.90% +10.69%
10th Percentile £11.13 £12.79 £10.38
90th Percentile £35.75 £53.75 £38.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £30.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -45.90% +38.64% -26.22%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Birmingham

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Telecoms in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Birmingham

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Birmingham over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Birmingham

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 6 (18.18%) Linux
1 6 (18.18%) Project Management
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.15%) R
2 5 (15.15%) Digital Media
2 5 (15.15%) Ansible
2 5 (15.15%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (15.15%) Terraform
2 5 (15.15%) Data Science
2 5 (15.15%) Google
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Internet
2 5 (15.15%) C++
2 5 (15.15%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) Python
3 4 (12.12%) LAN
3 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.12%) .NET
3 4 (12.12%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
4 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 3 (9.09%) Electronics
4 3 (9.09%) Workflow
4 3 (9.09%) MVC
4 3 (9.09%) TDD
4 3 (9.09%) Marketing
4 3 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) ArcGIS
1 3 (9.09%) Smallworld
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Autodesk Inventor
1 3 (9.09%) MicroStation
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.15%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.06%) Azure Functions
4 2 (6.06%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (6.06%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Internet
2 4 (12.12%) LAN
3 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) DWDM
3 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) SDH
4 2 (6.06%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.06%) FTP
4 2 (6.06%) Kerberos
4 2 (6.06%) MPLS
4 2 (6.06%) Network Security
4 2 (6.06%) PABX
4 2 (6.06%) PBX
4 2 (6.06%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (6.06%) SSL
4 2 (6.06%) VoIP
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
4 2 (6.06%) WAN
4 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) GIS
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MSTest
1 2 (6.06%) NUnit
2 1 (3.03%) Metasploit
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Electronics
2 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Back Office
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Billing
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Data Scientist
2 3 (9.09%) Consultant
2 3 (9.09%) Developer
2 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
2 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
3 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Angular Developer
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Azure Developer
4 1 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.03%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Salesforce Project Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
1 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) HTML5
3 2 (6.06%) LDAP
3 2 (6.06%) WCF
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Core
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) LAMP
4 1 (3.03%) Laravel
4 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Digital Media
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.06%) PKI
3 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) Smart Meter
4 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Project Management
2 5 (15.15%) Data Science
3 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
4 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (9.09%) MVC
4 3 (9.09%) TDD
4 3 (9.09%) Workflow
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) Creative Thinking
5 2 (6.06%) CRM
5 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Time Management
5 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) C++
1 5 (15.15%) Java
1 5 (15.15%) Python
1 5 (15.15%) R
2 4 (12.12%) C#
2 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) CCNA
2 1 (3.03%) CCNP
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) HNC
2 1 (3.03%) IIBA
2 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
1 2 (6.06%) iptables
1 2 (6.06%) Postfix
1 2 (6.06%) Samba
1 2 (6.06%) Squid
2 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Ansible
1 5 (15.15%) Terraform
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.03%) Nessus
2 1 (3.03%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Google
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Autodesk
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco
2 3 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) Virgin Media
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) NEC
4 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com