The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 25 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 71 71
Rank change year-on-year -18 0  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 15 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.00% 1.52% 1.81%
As % of the General category 2.79% 4.80% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 21
Median daily rate £375 £425 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.81% +39.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £665 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £388 £365
% change year-on-year +2.58% +6.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £13.86 - £12.00
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 538 479 516
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 35.70% 31.58% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 319 321
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 18
Median hourly rate £43.50 £32.50 £10.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.84% +211.30%  
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 the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in the East Midlands

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in the East Midlands

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in the East Midlands

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lincolnshire -2 3 - -
Nottinghamshire -6 3 £350 -18.88% 3
Northamptonshire -4 2 £170 -57.50%
Leicestershire -11 2 - - 2
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) Programme Management
2 7 (15.22%) ComArch
2 7 (15.22%) Marketing
2 7 (15.22%) Telematics
2 7 (15.22%) Gemalto
2 7 (15.22%) MVNO
2 7 (15.22%) Driving Licence
3 6 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (13.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (13.04%) Electronics
3 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (13.04%) SAP
3 6 (13.04%) Manufacturing
4 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.70%) IT Strategy
5 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.70%) Banking
5 4 (8.70%) Billing
5 4 (8.70%) Degree
5 4 (8.70%) HP
5 4 (8.70%) Migration
6 3 (6.52%) Project Management
6 3 (6.52%) TIBCO
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 6 (13.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.17%) Primavera
2 1 (2.17%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) MVNO
2 3 (6.52%) 2G
2 3 (6.52%) Broadband
3 2 (4.35%) 3G
3 2 (4.35%) 4G
3 2 (4.35%) DNS
3 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) ADSL
4 1 (2.17%) BGP
4 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) FTP
4 1 (2.17%) Intranet
4 1 (2.17%) L2TP
4 1 (2.17%) MPLS
4 1 (2.17%) OSPF
4 1 (2.17%) PABX
4 1 (2.17%) SAN
4 1 (2.17%) VoIP
4 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Spotfire
3 1 (2.17%) Big Data
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Marketing
3 6 (13.04%) Electronics
3 6 (13.04%) Manufacturing
4 4 (8.70%) Banking
4 4 (8.70%) Billing
5 1 (2.17%) Local Government
5 1 (2.17%) Military
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (15.22%) Architect
2 5 (10.87%) Telecoms Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Programme Manager
3 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.52%) Data Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Field Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Installation Technician
5 2 (4.35%) Angular Developer
5 2 (4.35%) BSS Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.35%) Mitel Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) OSS Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) UI Developer
6 1 (2.17%) 4G Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
1 3 (6.52%) CSS
1 3 (6.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Driving Licence
2 3 (6.52%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Programme Management
1 7 (15.22%) Telematics
2 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (8.70%) IT Strategy
3 4 (8.70%) Migration
3 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.52%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (6.52%) ITIL
4 3 (6.52%) Performance Management
4 3 (6.52%) Project Management
4 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
4 3 (6.52%) Virtual Team Management
4 3 (6.52%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.35%) Functional Testing
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (4.35%) SFIA
6 1 (2.17%) Order to Cash
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) C#
1 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.17%) NEBOSH
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) vSphere
2 1 (2.17%) XenApp
2 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) ComArch
1 7 (15.22%) Gemalto
2 6 (13.04%) SAP
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.70%) HP
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco
5 3 (6.52%) Citrix
5 3 (6.52%) Tableau
5 3 (6.52%) TIBCO
6 2 (4.35%) Avaya
6 2 (4.35%) BMC
6 2 (4.35%) McAfee
6 2 (4.35%) Mitel
7 1 (2.17%) EqualLogic
7 1 (2.17%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.17%) Juniper
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle
7 1 (2.17%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.17%) Veeam
7 1 (2.17%) VMware