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 29 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 83 51
Rank change year-on-year +32 -32  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 40 22 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.58% 1.48% 3.62%
As % of the General category 12.86% 5.12% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 31
Median daily rate £399 £300 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.91% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £193 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £365
% change year-on-year +2.63% +4.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.18 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.03% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +29.03%  

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 311 430 428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 27.87% 28.90% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 392 480
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £281 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Median hourly rate £13.34 £14.05 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.05% -29.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.95 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.13 £97.38 £32.25
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 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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 30 (35.29%) Finance
2 29 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (28.24%) Marketing
4 20 (23.53%) User Experience
5 19 (22.35%) Electronics
5 19 (22.35%) Programme Management
6 17 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 17 (20.00%) SAP
6 17 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
6 17 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 16 (18.82%) Java
7 16 (18.82%) Analytics
8 15 (17.65%) PHP
9 14 (16.47%) Project Management
10 13 (15.29%) E-Commerce
10 13 (15.29%) Android
10 13 (15.29%) Apple iOS
11 10 (11.76%) Product Management
11 10 (11.76%) TDD
11 10 (11.76%) 3G
12 9 (10.59%) VMware
12 9 (10.59%) GPRS
12 9 (10.59%) HTML
12 9 (10.59%) Windows
12 9 (10.59%) Waterfall
13 8 (9.41%) vSphere
13 8 (9.41%) LTE
13 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
13 8 (9.41%) Degree

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 6 (7.06%) Confluence
2 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.18%) IIS
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.18%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) SaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) 3G
2 9 (10.59%) GPRS
3 8 (9.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (9.41%) GSM
3 8 (9.41%) LAN
3 8 (9.41%) LTE
3 8 (9.41%) SGSN
3 8 (9.41%) WAN
3 8 (9.41%) Wireless
4 6 (7.06%) Internet
5 2 (2.35%) 2G
5 2 (2.35%) 4G
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.35%) Firewall
5 2 (2.35%) IPsec
5 2 (2.35%) OSPF
5 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.35%) VPN
6 1 (1.18%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.35%) Redis
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) JIRA
2 4 (4.71%) Axure RP
3 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 30 (35.29%) Finance
2 24 (28.24%) Marketing
3 19 (22.35%) Electronics
4 17 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.71%) Games
6 2 (2.35%) Back Office
7 1 (1.18%) Law
7 1 (1.18%) Military
7 1 (1.18%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (11.76%) Project Manager
2 9 (10.59%) Analyst
2 9 (10.59%) Technical Support
3 8 (9.41%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (9.41%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 8 (9.41%) Developer
3 8 (9.41%) Digital Project Manager
4 6 (7.06%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) Network Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) Telecoms Manager
4 6 (7.06%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 5 (5.88%) Designer
5 5 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) HTML
2 5 (5.88%) Laravel
2 5 (5.88%) RESTful
2 5 (5.88%) Symfony
3 3 (3.53%) Django
3 3 (3.53%) REST
3 3 (3.53%) Web Services
4 2 (2.35%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (2.35%) SOAP
4 2 (2.35%) Spring
4 2 (2.35%) Struts
5 1 (1.18%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.18%) CSS
5 1 (1.18%) CSS3
5 1 (1.18%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.18%) HTML5
5 1 (1.18%) jQuery
5 1 (1.18%) JSTL
5 1 (1.18%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.53%) User Experience
2 5 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.53%) IVR
4 3 (3.53%) Wiki
5 2 (2.35%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.35%) Blog
5 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.35%) Social Media
6 1 (1.18%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.29%) Android
1 13 (15.29%) Apple iOS
2 9 (10.59%) Windows
3 8 (9.41%) Mac OS X
3 8 (9.41%) Unix
3 8 (9.41%) Windows Phone
4 3 (3.53%) Linux
5 2 (2.35%) CatOS
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.35%) Programme Management
3 17 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 16 (18.82%) Analytics
5 14 (16.47%) Project Management
6 13 (15.29%) E-Commerce
7 10 (11.76%) Product Management
7 10 (11.76%) TDD
8 9 (10.59%) Waterfall
9 7 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (8.24%) MVC
9 7 (8.24%) SDLC
9 7 (8.24%) Usability Testing
10 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (5.88%) DevOps
11 5 (5.88%) Process Improvement
11 5 (5.88%) Time Management
11 5 (5.88%) UML
12 4 (4.71%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.82%) Java
2 15 (17.65%) PHP
3 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
3 8 (9.41%) Python
3 8 (9.41%) VB
4 3 (3.53%) Apple Swift
4 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.53%) Objective-C
4 3 (3.53%) SQL
5 2 (2.35%) C
5 2 (2.35%) Ruby
6 1 (1.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (9.41%) Degree
2 6 (7.06%) CCIE
3 3 (3.53%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.53%) PMP
3 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) CCNA
5 1 (1.18%) HND
5 1 (1.18%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.18%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.18%) NVQ Level 4
5 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) PMO
2 2 (2.35%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.18%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) vSphere
2 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) AirWatch
2 3 (3.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) SAP
2 9 (10.59%) VMware
3 8 (9.41%) Cisco
3 8 (9.41%) MobileIron
4 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.53%) hybris
5 3 (3.53%) Zend
6 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.35%) F5
6 2 (2.35%) Huawei
6 2 (2.35%) Nokia
6 2 (2.35%) Virgin Media
7 1 (1.18%) Apple
7 1 (1.18%) Avaya
7 1 (1.18%) Dell
7 1 (1.18%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.18%) Genesys
7 1 (1.18%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.18%) Verint
7 1 (1.18%) Xerox
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