Period
to 19 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 44 51
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7 +13
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 12 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.91% 1.90% 1.68%
As % of the General category 11.88% 10.19% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 11
Lancashire median daily rate £550 £275 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +29.41% -52.78%
10th Percentile £490 £94 £81
90th Percentile £638 £475 £313
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £389
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.89% +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - £12.79 -
North West median hourly rate £28.00 £13.86 £13.86
% change year-on-year +102.02% - -7.60%

Telecoms is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 101 108 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 16.11% 18.69% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 64 108
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £282 £266 £214
90th Percentile £575 £491 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 29
Lancashire median hourly rate £26.00 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £18.36 £12.15 £20.50
90th Percentile £43.00 £46.40 £61.26
North West median hourly rate £25.12 £21.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year +15.49% -19.44% -21.74%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Lancashire

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Lancashire

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Lancashire over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Lancashire

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Lancashire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +17 8 £550 +184.24%
Blackpool -18 2 £625 -
Blackburn - 1 £488 - 2
Telecoms
North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 8 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (58.33%) Local Government
3 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) Broadband
3 6 (50.00%) ServiceNow
4 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Decision-Making
6 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Availability Management
6 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 2 (16.67%) Contract Management
6 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
6 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 2 (16.67%) PaaS
6 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) PaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Broadband
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) BGP
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) OSPF
3 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 7 (58.33%) Local Government
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Consultant
2 6 (50.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) AWS Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Azure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) SCCM Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) BYOD
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) IVR
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Android
1 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Decision-Making
3 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Availability Management
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) Contract Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Network Design
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) Product Management
4 2 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (16.67%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) CCDP
2 2 (16.67%) CCIE
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CISM
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) VMware