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 3 months to 27 April 2017 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 35 35
Rank change year-on-year -15 0  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.19% 3.29% 3.45%
As % of the General category 4.46% 9.23% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 13
Median daily rate £450 £378 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.20% +16.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £207 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £6.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £44.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -67.27% +183.87%  

Telecoms is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 157 271 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 26.70% 35.66% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 176 156
Median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £204 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £509 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £30.00 £6.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.66% +338.59%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Telecoms as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 12 (36.36%) Network Security
3 11 (33.33%) Degree
3 11 (33.33%) Electronics
4 10 (30.30%) ITIL
5 9 (27.27%) Migration
5 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
6 8 (24.24%) Marketing
6 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (24.24%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (24.24%) Manufacturing
7 7 (21.21%) Cisco
7 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
8 6 (18.18%) Retail
8 6 (18.18%) Project Management
8 6 (18.18%) VMware
9 5 (15.15%) Change Management
9 5 (15.15%) Firewall
9 5 (15.15%) IBM
9 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.15%) HP
9 5 (15.15%) Linux
9 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
10 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
10 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (12.12%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (12.12%) SAP
10 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
10 4 (12.12%) Dell

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 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) Network Security
2 5 (15.15%) Firewall
3 4 (12.12%) SAN
4 3 (9.09%) BGP
4 3 (9.09%) DHCP
4 3 (9.09%) DNS
4 3 (9.09%) OSPF
4 3 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (9.09%) Wireless
5 2 (6.06%) 802.11
5 2 (6.06%) ATM
5 2 (6.06%) EIGRP
5 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
5 2 (6.06%) Frame Relay
5 2 (6.06%) LAN
5 2 (6.06%) MPLS
5 2 (6.06%) PPP
5 2 (6.06%) RIP
5 2 (6.06%) VLAN
5 2 (6.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.03%) Data Mart
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.03%) DB2
1 1 (3.03%) Informix
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) Electronics
3 8 (24.24%) Manufacturing
3 8 (24.24%) Marketing
4 6 (18.18%) Retail
5 3 (9.09%) Banking
6 2 (6.06%) Advertising
6 2 (6.06%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Architect
2 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Change Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Digital Insight Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Insight Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Security Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Service Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Storage Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Unix Architect
5 1 (3.03%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) CMDB
4 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.03%) HP Storage
4 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Unix
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.03%) HPUX
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Migration
3 8 (24.24%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (18.18%) Project Management
5 5 (15.15%) Change Management
6 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
6 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
6 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
6 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (9.09%) Qualitative Research
7 3 (9.09%) Quantitative Research
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) CCDA
2 2 (6.06%) CCDP
2 2 (6.06%) CCIE
2 2 (6.06%) CCNA
2 2 (6.06%) CCNP
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.06%) PMP
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) CISM
3 1 (3.03%) CISSP
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) Basel II
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.12%) VMware ESX
3 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.03%) Firmware
4 1 (3.03%) NFS
4 1 (3.03%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco
2 6 (18.18%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) HP
3 5 (15.15%) IBM
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) Dell
4 4 (12.12%) SAP
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle
5 3 (9.09%) Veritas
6 2 (6.06%) 3PAR
6 2 (6.06%) Adobe
6 2 (6.06%) AirMagnet
6 2 (6.06%) Brocade
6 2 (6.06%) CA
6 2 (6.06%) EMC
6 2 (6.06%) Omniture
6 2 (6.06%) Teradata
7 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.03%) Infoblox
7 1 (3.03%) Netezza
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