Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 47 49
Rank change year-on-year -22 +2 +16
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 6 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.85% 1.08% 2.18%
As % of the General category 4.65% 4.00% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 10
Lancashire median daily rate £550 £100 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +450.00% -62.96% -40.00%
10th Percentile £416 £100 £81
90th Percentile £644 £345 £314
North West median daily rate £421 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.31% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Lancashire median hourly rate - £41.00 £12.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +223.85% +2.51%
North West median hourly rate £26.08 £22.00 £13.86
% change year-on-year +18.52% +58.73% +12.23%

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 129 125 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 18.38% 26.94% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 77 93
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £405 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +10.20% -23.44%
10th Percentile £319 £305 £134
90th Percentile £597 £636 £555
North West median daily rate £410 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -0.61% +3.13% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 25
Lancashire median hourly rate £34.99 £42.50 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.68% +6.92% -0.63%
10th Percentile £20.05 £23.95 £12.09
90th Percentile £44.53 £51.52 £65.17
North West median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -6.02% -3.85% -14.81%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +4 4 £550 +391.07% 1
Blackburn - 1 £488 - 2
Telecoms
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (66.67%) Local Government
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (50.00%) Broadband
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) PaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) IaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud

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 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 4 (66.67%) Local Government
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) BYOD
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) VMware