Period
to 19 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 19 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 > Manchester
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 58 59
Rank change year-on-year -21 +1 -15
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 77 79 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.52% 2.97% 2.95%
As % of the General category 9.11% 9.12% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 33 70
Manchester median daily rate £435 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +1.49% +28.85%
10th Percentile £225 £161 £263
90th Percentile £638 £600 £925
North West median daily rate £491 £410 £413
% change year-on-year +19.82% -0.61% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 1
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £11.33 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.52% -37.06% -52.00%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.32 £16.50
90th Percentile £31.50 £23.00 £19.50
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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 845 866 1,234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 27.61% 32.59% 34.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 471 730
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £243 £213 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £560
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 26 13
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £14.18 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.92% -2.21% -19.44%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.33 £11.20
90th Percentile £38.75 £36.63 £39.15
North West median hourly rate £19.70 £25.00 £25.98
% change year-on-year -21.20% -3.75% -16.10%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Manchester

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Manchester

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Manchester

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Manchester

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 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
Salford +3 8 £450 +5.88%
Bolton +9 4 - - 2
Stockport - 1 - - 1
Telecoms
North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 26 (33.77%) Finance
2 24 (31.17%) Electronics
2 24 (31.17%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (29.87%) Programme Management
4 22 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 22 (28.57%) SAP
4 22 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (28.57%) Marketing
4 22 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
5 19 (24.68%) Test Automation
6 18 (23.38%) Machine Learning
6 18 (23.38%) Big Data
7 17 (22.08%) Python
7 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (19.48%) Kubernetes
9 12 (15.58%) QA
10 11 (14.29%) Ansible
10 11 (14.29%) Linux
11 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (11.69%) Firewall
12 9 (11.69%) WAN
12 9 (11.69%) ITIL
12 9 (11.69%) DevOps
13 8 (10.39%) Go
13 8 (10.39%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (10.39%) Docker
13 8 (10.39%) GitLab
13 8 (10.39%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (10.39%) JIRA
13 8 (10.39%) Atlassian

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (6.49%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.30%) Office 365
3 1 (1.30%) PaaS
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) Firewall
1 9 (11.69%) WAN
2 8 (10.39%) LAN
3 4 (5.19%) PBX
3 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.19%) VPN
4 3 (3.90%) ATM
4 3 (3.90%) DHCP
4 3 (3.90%) DNS
4 3 (3.90%) IP Telephony
4 3 (3.90%) VoIP
5 2 (2.60%) Broadband
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.60%) DAB
5 2 (2.60%) ISDN
5 2 (2.60%) MPLS
5 2 (2.60%) Network Security
5 2 (2.60%) SSL
5 2 (2.60%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.38%) Big Data
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.30%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (1.30%) GIS
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) GitLab
1 8 (10.39%) JIRA
1 8 (10.39%) PyCharm
1 8 (10.39%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.90%) Mercurial
2 3 (3.90%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.60%) CA Release Automation
3 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.60%) Selenium
General
1 26 (33.77%) Finance
2 24 (31.17%) Electronics
3 22 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 22 (28.57%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (12.99%) Developer
2 9 (11.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) Analyst
3 8 (10.39%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) Network Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (6.49%) Telecoms Manager
7 4 (5.19%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Administrator
7 4 (5.19%) IT Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) IT Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Programme Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Salesforce Administrator
7 4 (5.19%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) AngularJS
1 6 (7.79%) CSS
1 6 (7.79%) HTML
2 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (3.90%) CSS3
2 3 (3.90%) HTML5
2 3 (3.90%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (3.90%) React
3 2 (2.60%) J2EE
4 1 (1.30%) Mason
4 1 (1.30%) Visualforce
4 1 (1.30%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 24 (31.17%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.39%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.79%) NHS
4 5 (6.49%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (5.19%) CMDB
6 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.90%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.90%) User Experience
7 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.60%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.60%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.30%) PMI
8 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Linux
2 6 (7.79%) Windows
3 4 (5.19%) Unix
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) Programme Management
2 22 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 19 (24.68%) Test Automation
4 18 (23.38%) Machine Learning
5 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (11.69%) DevOps
7 9 (11.69%) ITIL
8 8 (10.39%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (10.39%) Data Science
8 8 (10.39%) Migration
8 8 (10.39%) Open Source
9 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.09%) Project Management
9 7 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.09%) TDD
10 6 (7.79%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.08%) Python
2 8 (10.39%) Go
3 6 (7.79%) Java
3 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.90%) C#
4 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.30%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
2 5 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.19%) CCNA
3 4 (5.19%) CCNP
4 2 (2.60%) CCIE
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.60%) ISEB
4 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.30%) APMP
5 1 (1.30%) CCDP
5 1 (1.30%) CCENT
5 1 (1.30%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.30%) CISM
5 1 (1.30%) CISSP
5 1 (1.30%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.30%) MBA
5 1 (1.30%) PCI QSA
5 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.58%) QA
2 7 (9.09%) GCP
3 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) Docker
2 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (19.48%) Kubernetes
2 11 (14.29%) Ansible
3 8 (10.39%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (10.39%) Puppet
4 2 (2.60%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 22 (28.57%) SAP
2 8 (10.39%) Atlassian
3 6 (7.79%) Google
4 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.49%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.19%) Cisco
6 2 (2.60%) Amdocs
6 2 (2.60%) CA
6 2 (2.60%) Cramer
7 1 (1.30%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (1.30%) Capita
7 1 (1.30%) F5
7 1 (1.30%) ForeScout
7 1 (1.30%) Nortel
7 1 (1.30%) Remedy
7 1 (1.30%) Sage