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 3 months to 23 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 39 40
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 8 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.37% 1.79% 1.74%
As % of the General category 20.00% 7.27% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Median daily rate £275 £288 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £184 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £304 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.79 - -
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 Lancashire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 40 110 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 11.87% 24.66% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 61 48
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £213 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.40% -27.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.32 £20.50 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £47.97 £47.80
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 Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
Preston -14 8 £275 +22.22%
Telecoms
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 7 (46.67%) Driving Licence
2 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (26.67%) Network Design
3 4 (26.67%) VLAN
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (13.33%) AIX
5 2 (13.33%) HPUX
5 2 (13.33%) Solaris
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) Broadband
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (6.67%) Local Government
6 1 (6.67%) PKI
6 1 (6.67%) Brocade
6 1 (6.67%) Banking
6 1 (6.67%) Retail
6 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (6.67%) Military
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) SAP
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) VLAN
2 2 (13.33%) Broadband
3 1 (6.67%) 2G
3 1 (6.67%) 3G
3 1 (6.67%) 4G
3 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Local Government
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Military
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Applications Developer
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
1 3 (20.00%) Installations Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Installation Technician
3 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Product Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Driving Licence
2 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) AIX
1 2 (13.33%) HPUX
1 2 (13.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Network Design
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
3 1 (6.67%) Brocade
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) EMC
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) SAP