The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 26 June 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 / Coventry
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 42 32
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.40% 1.71% 2.15%
As % of the General category 1.56% 5.69% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £450 £475 £90
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +427.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +0.64% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +16.12%  

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 Coventry with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 64 123 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 25.70% 30.07% 39.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 62 83
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £620 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 10
Median hourly rate £24.38 £47.00 £25.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.13% +83.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.38 £38.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.25 £56.00 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Coventry

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (42.86%) Logistics
3 2 (28.57%) Broadband
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 2 (28.57%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (28.57%) Contract Management
4 1 (14.29%) Skype
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Ericsson
4 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Broadband
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365 Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Procurement Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Logistics
2 2 (28.57%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (28.57%) Contract Management
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Ericsson