Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 50 68
Rank change year-on-year +8 +18 -16
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 6 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.33% 2.28% 1.10%
As % of the General category 5.13% 9.87% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 8
Lancashire median daily rate £100 £270 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -62.96% -40.00% +28.57%
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.59% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Lancashire median hourly rate £26.36 £12.66 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.21% +2.51% -
North West median hourly rate £22.17 £13.86 £12.35
% change year-on-year +59.97% +12.23% -45.52%

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 117 152 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 25.88% 23.10% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 98 103
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £375 £489
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -23.36% +30.48%
10th Percentile £305 £139 £308
90th Percentile £615 £552 £640
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +3.13% -4.76% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 31
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -26.49%
10th Percentile £18.57 £15.43 £21.50
90th Percentile £51.52 £66.14 £56.97
North West median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year -8.00% -18.09% +60.63%

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 22 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Lancashire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 November 2017. 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 -11 3 £112 -36.45% 1
Blackpool +11 1 - -
Morecambe -2 1 £100 -
Telecoms
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 2 (33.33%) Broadband
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) iptables
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) Proactive Management
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) VMware

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%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Broadband
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) LLU
2 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Technical Support
1 1 (16.67%) Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Core Network Designer
1 1 (16.67%) Designer
1 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
1 1 (16.67%) Lead Designer
1 1 (16.67%) Network Designer
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Support Officer
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Proactive Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) iptables
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Curam
1 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
1 1 (16.67%) Huawei
1 1 (16.67%) Juniper
1 1 (16.67%) Lotus
1 1 (16.67%) NetApp
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) VMware