Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 23 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 79 70
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9 -8
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 74 72 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.26% 2.74% 2.90%
As % of the General category 12.05% 9.82% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 59 66
Leeds median daily rate £375 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% -6.81%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £126
90th Percentile £519 £388 £531
West Yorkshire median daily rate £381 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +27.08% -7.69% -6.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 12
Leeds median hourly rate £20.88 £14.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.97% -4.92% -
10th Percentile £14.28 £11.72 £14.50
90th Percentile £24.41 £15.06 £42.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £14.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +41.38% -4.92% -49.17%

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 Leeds with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 614 733 924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 27.08% 27.95% 28.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 488 624
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.89% +11.07%
10th Percentile £255 £275 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 28
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.38% -6.45% -52.31%
10th Percentile £15.25 £11.72 £11.12
90th Percentile £37.50 £30.90 £41.38
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +37.93% -27.50% +39.88%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Leeds

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Leeds

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Leeds

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Leeds

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in Leeds

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

1 29 (39.19%) Finance
2 27 (36.49%) Electronics
2 27 (36.49%) Marketing
3 25 (33.78%) Manufacturing
4 24 (32.43%) Programme Management
4 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (32.43%) SAP
5 23 (31.08%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (31.08%) Digital Marketing
6 16 (21.62%) Waterfall
7 13 (17.57%) Java
8 12 (16.22%) HTML
8 12 (16.22%) LAN
8 12 (16.22%) WAN
9 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
9 11 (14.86%) Confluence
10 10 (13.51%) Cisco
10 10 (13.51%) Project Management
10 10 (13.51%) Windows
10 10 (13.51%) JIRA
11 9 (12.16%) HBase
11 9 (12.16%) Hadoop
11 9 (12.16%) Big Data
11 9 (12.16%) Kafka
11 9 (12.16%) Ansible
11 9 (12.16%) Apache Spark
12 8 (10.81%) Analytics
12 8 (10.81%) Windows Phone
12 8 (10.81%) MobileIron
12 8 (10.81%) AirWatch

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 11 (14.86%) Confluence
2 9 (12.16%) Apache Spark
3 6 (8.11%) Apache
4 5 (6.76%) Apache Solr
4 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (5.41%) OpenStack
6 3 (4.05%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.35%) IIS
7 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (5.41%) AutoCAD
2 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) GitHub
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.35%) IaaS
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.35%) Slack
3 1 (1.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) LAN
1 12 (16.22%) WAN
2 8 (10.81%) 3G
2 8 (10.81%) GPRS
2 8 (10.81%) GSM
2 8 (10.81%) LTE
2 8 (10.81%) SGSN
2 8 (10.81%) Wireless
3 5 (6.76%) Kerberos
4 4 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (5.41%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 4 (5.41%) VPN
5 3 (4.05%) Skype
5 3 (4.05%) VoIP
6 2 (2.70%) Intranet
6 2 (2.70%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.35%) Broadband
7 1 (1.35%) DNS
7 1 (1.35%) Internet
7 1 (1.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) Big Data
1 9 (12.16%) Hadoop
1 9 (12.16%) HBase
2 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.41%) Apache Hive
3 4 (5.41%) GIS
3 4 (5.41%) Impala
3 4 (5.41%) Sqoop
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) JIRA
2 5 (6.76%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.41%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.41%) Grunt
3 4 (5.41%) gulp
4 2 (2.70%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 29 (39.19%) Finance
2 27 (36.49%) Electronics
2 27 (36.49%) Marketing
3 25 (33.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Back Office
4 2 (2.70%) Publishing
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (13.51%) Analyst
2 8 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (10.81%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 8 (10.81%) Technical Support
3 6 (8.11%) Agile Business Analyst
3 6 (8.11%) Business Analyst
3 6 (8.11%) Digital Project Manager
3 6 (8.11%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.76%) Big Data Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) Data Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) Designer
4 5 (6.76%) Developer
4 5 (6.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) Telecoms Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.22%) HTML
2 9 (12.16%) Kafka
3 5 (6.76%) Apache Camel
3 5 (6.76%) Drools
3 5 (6.76%) REST
3 5 (6.76%) Spring
3 5 (6.76%) Spring Boot
4 4 (5.41%) CSS
4 4 (5.41%) CSS3
4 4 (5.41%) HTML5
4 4 (5.41%) jQuery
4 4 (5.41%) Sass
4 4 (5.41%) Sensu
4 4 (5.41%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (1.35%) .NET
5 1 (1.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.05%) Driving Licence
2 3 (4.05%) User Experience
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) IVR
4 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Windows
2 8 (10.81%) Android
2 8 (10.81%) Apple iOS
2 8 (10.81%) Mac OS X
2 8 (10.81%) Unix
2 8 (10.81%) Windows Phone
3 5 (6.76%) Linux
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (32.43%) Programme Management
2 23 (31.08%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (31.08%) Digital Marketing
3 16 (21.62%) Waterfall
4 10 (13.51%) Project Management
5 8 (10.81%) Analytics
5 8 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (9.46%) Scrum
7 6 (8.11%) Data Analytics
7 6 (8.11%) DevOps
8 5 (6.76%) BDD
8 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.76%) Data Architecture
8 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.76%) Microservices
8 5 (6.76%) Service Management
8 5 (6.76%) TDD
8 5 (6.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.57%) Java
2 8 (10.81%) PHP
2 8 (10.81%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.81%) VB
3 5 (6.76%) Python
4 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (8.11%) Degree
1 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) CCIE
3 4 (5.41%) HND
4 3 (4.05%) PMP
5 2 (2.70%) CCNA
5 2 (2.70%) CCNP
5 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.35%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.35%) ISEB
6 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.35%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Docker
2 5 (6.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (6.76%) HDFS
3 4 (5.41%) Apache Flume
3 4 (5.41%) VMware NSX
3 4 (5.41%) vSphere
4 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) Ansible
2 8 (10.81%) AirWatch
3 5 (6.76%) Kubernetes
3 5 (6.76%) Terraform
4 4 (5.41%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.35%) Puppet
5 1 (1.35%) Rancher
Vendors
1 24 (32.43%) SAP
2 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.51%) Cisco
4 8 (10.81%) MobileIron
5 6 (8.11%) VMware
6 4 (5.41%) Adobe
7 2 (2.70%) Genesys
7 2 (2.70%) Huawei
7 2 (2.70%) Virgin Media
8 1 (1.35%) Google
8 1 (1.35%) HP
8 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow