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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
Rank 43 50 51
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 46 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.46% 3.34% 3.54%
As % of the General category 16.08% 10.44% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 21
Median daily rate £415 £315 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.74% -16.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £135 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £44.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year -70.45% +112.04%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 286 450 311
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 27.74% 31.94% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 313 200
Median daily rate £415 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -38.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £10.75 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £28.43 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Leeds

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.05%) Finance
3 15 (19.74%) User Experience
4 11 (14.47%) Analytics
5 10 (13.16%) User Stories
5 10 (13.16%) E-Commerce
6 9 (11.84%) TDD
6 9 (11.84%) Service Design
7 8 (10.53%) Java
7 8 (10.53%) Internet
8 7 (9.21%) Marketing
8 7 (9.21%) JIRA
8 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
8 7 (9.21%) Cisco
8 7 (9.21%) Project Management
8 7 (9.21%) VMware
8 7 (9.21%) Programme Management
8 7 (9.21%) Electronics
8 7 (9.21%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (7.89%) 2G
9 6 (7.89%) Manufacturing
9 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
9 6 (7.89%) 3G
9 6 (7.89%) SAP
9 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.89%) Android
9 6 (7.89%) Product Management
9 6 (7.89%) Confluence
9 6 (7.89%) Apple iOS

Telecoms
Top Related 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 6 (7.89%) Confluence
2 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Office
2 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.32%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) SaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) Internet
2 7 (9.21%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (7.89%) 2G
3 6 (7.89%) 3G
4 5 (6.58%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (5.26%) LTE
6 3 (3.95%) Firewall
7 2 (2.63%) 4G
7 2 (2.63%) FCoE
7 2 (2.63%) IPsec
7 2 (2.63%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.63%) NX-OS
7 2 (2.63%) OSPF
7 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.63%) VPN
8 1 (1.32%) HSPA
8 1 (1.32%) Network Security
8 1 (1.32%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (1.32%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) JIRA
2 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 16 (21.05%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Electronics
2 7 (9.21%) Marketing
3 6 (7.89%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.58%) Games
5 3 (3.95%) Law
5 3 (3.95%) Legal
6 2 (2.63%) Billing
7 1 (1.32%) Back Office
7 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (23.68%) Analyst
2 12 (15.79%) Business Analyst
3 8 (10.53%) Telecoms Analyst
4 6 (7.89%) Developer
4 6 (7.89%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 4 (5.26%) Consultant
6 3 (3.95%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Commercial Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Designer
6 3 (3.95%) IT Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Network Consultant
6 3 (3.95%) Network Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) PHP Developer
6 3 (3.95%) Process Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Product Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Senior Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) RESTful
2 4 (5.26%) Web Services
3 3 (3.95%) Django
3 3 (3.95%) Laravel
3 3 (3.95%) REST
3 3 (3.95%) Symfony
4 2 (2.63%) SOAP
4 2 (2.63%) Spring
4 2 (2.63%) Struts
5 1 (1.32%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.32%) CSS
5 1 (1.32%) CSS3
5 1 (1.32%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.32%) HTML
5 1 (1.32%) HTML5
5 1 (1.32%) jQuery
5 1 (1.32%) JSTL
5 1 (1.32%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) User Experience
2 4 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.95%) NHS
3 3 (3.95%) Wiki
4 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.63%) Blog
4 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.63%) IVR
4 2 (2.63%) Social Media
5 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.32%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Android
1 6 (7.89%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.63%) CatOS
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.32%) Windows
3 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.47%) Analytics
3 10 (13.16%) E-Commerce
3 10 (13.16%) User Stories
4 9 (11.84%) Service Design
4 9 (11.84%) TDD
5 7 (9.21%) Programme Management
5 7 (9.21%) Project Management
6 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (7.89%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (7.89%) Product Management
6 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.58%) MVC
7 5 (6.58%) Network Design
7 5 (6.58%) Scrum
7 5 (6.58%) UML
7 5 (6.58%) Waterfall
8 4 (5.26%) DevOps
8 4 (5.26%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) Java
2 5 (6.58%) PHP
2 5 (6.58%) Python
3 3 (3.95%) Apple Swift
3 3 (3.95%) Objective-C
3 3 (3.95%) SQL
4 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.63%) Ruby
5 1 (1.32%) C
5 1 (1.32%) C++
5 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.58%) Degree
3 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) CCIE
4 2 (2.63%) CCNA
5 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.32%) ISEB
5 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.32%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.32%) NVQ Level 4
5 1 (1.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) GPG13
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) NEBOSH
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.32%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) vSphere
2 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.32%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Puppet
2 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (9.21%) Cisco
1 7 (9.21%) VMware
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) SAP
3 5 (6.58%) F5
4 4 (5.26%) Arqiva
4 4 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.95%) hybris
5 3 (3.95%) Nokia
5 3 (3.95%) Zend
6 2 (2.63%) Apple
6 2 (2.63%) Brocade
7 1 (1.32%) Avaya
7 1 (1.32%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.32%) Dell
7 1 (1.32%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.32%) Genesys
7 1 (1.32%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.32%) Progress
7 1 (1.32%) Remedy
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