Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 43 68
Rank change year-on-year -5 +25 -20
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 14 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.39% 2.73% 0.89%
As % of the General category 12.84% 13.89% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 8
Lancashire median daily rate £550 £408 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.97% +41.74% -4.17%
10th Percentile £505 £172 £176
90th Percentile £638 £471 £318
North West median daily rate £491 £410 £413
% change year-on-year +19.82% -0.61% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - £11.33 -
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £11.33 £15.75
% change year-on-year +76.52% -28.06% -59.35%

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 109 108 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 18.57% 19.64% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 51 131
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +4.99%
10th Percentile £285 £250 £256
90th Percentile £600 £460 £533
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 36 38
Lancashire median hourly rate £40.13 £41.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.73% +10.00% +5.63%
10th Percentile £21.93 £11.33 £20.50
90th Percentile £43.90 £54.00 £67.27
North West median hourly rate £19.40 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -22.40% -7.41% -14.01%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 +14 11 £550 +34.97% 3
Blackpool - 2 £625 -
Telecoms
North West

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 9 (64.29%) Technical Architecture
1 9 (64.29%) ServiceNow
2 8 (57.14%) Local Government
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
2 8 (57.14%) Broadband
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Decision-Making
4 2 (14.29%) Contract Management
4 2 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 2 (14.29%) SFIA
4 2 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (14.29%) OSPF
4 2 (14.29%) BGP
4 2 (14.29%) CISM
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) CCIE

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Broadband
2 2 (14.29%) BGP
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (14.29%) OSPF
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (57.14%) Local Government
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Consultant
2 8 (57.14%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Improvement Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) IVR
2 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Decision-Making
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Contract Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) IT Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Network Design
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) Product Management
3 2 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (14.29%) SFIA
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCDP
1 2 (14.29%) CCIE
1 2 (14.29%) CCNP
1 2 (14.29%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) CISM
1 2 (14.29%) CISSP
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) ServiceNow
2 2 (14.29%) Brocade
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com