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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 35 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 -25  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 6 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.69% 2.97% 10.03%
As % of the General category 5.04% 10.09% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Median daily rate £503 £280 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +79.46% +34.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £280 £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £44.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -70.45% +69.23%  

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 119 109 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 33.52% 29.46% 40.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 59 49
Median daily rate £425 £395 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -7.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -38.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £9.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £28.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +25.00%  

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 30 March 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 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
2 3 (21.43%) Logistics
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (21.43%) Broadband
2 3 (21.43%) Line Management
2 3 (21.43%) Critical Success Factor
2 3 (21.43%) Contingency Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (14.29%) Contract Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (14.29%) MS Project
3 2 (14.29%) BPR
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (7.14%) NHibernate
4 1 (7.14%) Network Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Automotive
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Cramer

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 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Broadband
2 1 (7.14%) 2G
2 1 (7.14%) 3G
2 1 (7.14%) 4G
2 1 (7.14%) ADSL2+
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VDSL2
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Procurement Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Office 365 Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
4 1 (7.14%) C# Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Project Office Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
1 1 (7.14%) LINQ
1 1 (7.14%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Contingency Planning
2 3 (21.43%) Critical Success Factor
2 3 (21.43%) Line Management
2 3 (21.43%) Logistics
3 2 (14.29%) BPR
3 2 (14.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (14.29%) Contract Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Network Planning
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Cramer
2 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
2 1 (7.14%) SAP