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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
England / East Midlands
Rank 63 78 65
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 31 17 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.10% 1.05% 2.12%
As % of the General category 6.34% 3.06% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 18
Median daily rate £315 £303 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.13% -20.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £224 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £409 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Median hourly rate £11.33 £17.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.25% +75.00%  
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 489 556 599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 33.20% 34.26% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 354 339
Median daily rate £419 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 20
Median hourly rate £25.00 £10.44 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.46% -34.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £9.72 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.25 £26.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in the East Midlands

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 March 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 0 9 £120 -61.90% 7
Nottinghamshire +9 7 £500 +53.84% 7
Leicestershire +2 5 £305 +22.00% 6
Derbyshire -8 4 £550 +70.54% 6
Northamptonshire -4 2 £315 +5.00% 7
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 12 (23.08%) Windows
3 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
4 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (17.31%) ITIL
4 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
5 7 (13.46%) Intel Security
5 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
5 7 (13.46%) Marketing
5 7 (13.46%) Driving Licence
6 6 (11.54%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (11.54%) Banking
6 6 (11.54%) Programme Management
6 6 (11.54%) BMC
6 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (11.54%) DNS
6 6 (11.54%) Cisco
6 6 (11.54%) Linux
6 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
7 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
7 5 (9.62%) Project Management
7 5 (9.62%) ComArch
7 5 (9.62%) Telematics
7 5 (9.62%) Gemalto
7 5 (9.62%) MVNO
8 4 (7.69%) Mitel
8 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
8 4 (7.69%) IT Strategy
8 4 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (7.69%) Billing

Telecoms
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.92%) Primavera
2 1 (1.92%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) PaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) DNS
2 5 (9.62%) MVNO
3 4 (7.69%) Firewall
3 4 (7.69%) WAN
3 4 (7.69%) Wireless
4 3 (5.77%) LAN
4 3 (5.77%) VoIP
5 2 (3.85%) 3G
5 2 (3.85%) DHCP
5 2 (3.85%) EIGRP
5 2 (3.85%) Internet
5 2 (3.85%) IPsec
5 2 (3.85%) MPLS
5 2 (3.85%) NetScreen
5 2 (3.85%) OSPF
5 2 (3.85%) SAN
5 2 (3.85%) SSL
5 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.85%) VPN
5 2 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.92%) Big Data
3 1 (1.92%) MS Access
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Marketing
3 6 (11.54%) Banking
4 4 (7.69%) Billing
4 4 (7.69%) Electronics
4 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.85%) Local Government
5 2 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (13.46%) Architect
1 7 (13.46%) Installation Technician
2 6 (11.54%) Analyst
2 6 (11.54%) Server Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 4 (7.69%) Mitel Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (5.77%) Network Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.85%) BSS Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Field Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) OSS Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Programme Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Senior Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (1.92%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) CSS
1 1 (1.92%) HTML
1 1 (1.92%) Symfony
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Driving Licence
2 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.85%) Fintech
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (11.54%) Linux
4 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) ITIL
2 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
3 6 (11.54%) Programme Management
4 5 (9.62%) Project Management
4 5 (9.62%) Telematics
5 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (7.69%) IT Strategy
6 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.77%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (5.77%) Statistics
6 3 (5.77%) Visualisation
7 2 (3.85%) Analytics
7 2 (3.85%) Escalation Management
7 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.85%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.85%) People Management
7 2 (3.85%) Product Management
7 2 (3.85%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.92%) PHP
2 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) CCDP
2 2 (3.85%) CCIE
2 2 (3.85%) CCNP
2 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.92%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) COSHH
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.85%) vSphere
2 2 (3.85%) XenApp
2 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Intel Security
2 6 (11.54%) BMC
2 6 (11.54%) Cisco
3 5 (9.62%) ComArch
3 5 (9.62%) Gemalto
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.69%) Avaya
4 4 (7.69%) Citrix
4 4 (7.69%) Mitel
4 4 (7.69%) SAP
5 3 (5.77%) HP
5 3 (5.77%) Tableau
5 3 (5.77%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.85%) EqualLogic
6 2 (3.85%) F5
6 2 (3.85%) Juniper
6 2 (3.85%) Meraki
6 2 (3.85%) Remedy
6 2 (3.85%) Sophos
6 2 (3.85%) Veeam