The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 41 38 35
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.77% 0.37% 1.27%
As % of the General category 7.25% 1.12% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £305 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.00% -23.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £44.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -70.45% +69.23%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 69 89 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 24.38% 32.60% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 47 44
Median daily rate £320 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% -21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £79 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 12
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £10.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +159.31%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Leicestershire

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Leicestershire

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Leicestershire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hinckley - 2 - - 1
Leicester -5 1 £400 +60.00% 3
Telecoms
East Midlands

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (28.57%) Meraki
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
2 2 (28.57%) Veeam
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
2 2 (28.57%) EqualLogic
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Local Government
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Sophos
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) 2G
2 1 (14.29%) 3G
2 1 (14.29%) 4G
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Local Government
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3G Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 4G Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Installation Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Quantity Surveyor
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Quantity Surveyor
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
1 2 (28.57%) XenApp
1 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) EqualLogic
2 2 (28.57%) Meraki
2 2 (28.57%) Sophos
2 2 (28.57%) Veeam
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) SAP