Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 90 71
Rank change year-on-year +9 -19 -2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 63 64 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.26% 2.05% 2.45%
As % of the General category 7.63% 6.76% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 48
Manchester median daily rate £350 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -7.41% -10.00%
10th Percentile £159 £210 £200
90th Percentile £500 £538 £593
North West median daily rate £275 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -33.33% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Manchester median hourly rate £19.00 £29.00 £22.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.48% +30.79% +23.18%
10th Percentile £11.88 £23.15 £16.73
90th Percentile £33.00 £32.00 £31.50
North West median hourly rate £23.75 £28.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +29.55% +57.14%

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 826 947 1,042
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 29.68% 30.29% 35.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 574 653
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £280 £233 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £588
North West median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +3.03% - +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 66 44
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.58% +0.11% +18.17%
10th Percentile £13.55 £11.19 £11.75
90th Percentile £29.10 £32.58 £39.80
North West median hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.20% +7.89% +4.83%

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 13 November 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Manchester over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 13 November 2019. 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
Oldham - 4 £166 -
Salford +11 2 £350 - 4
Stockport - 1 - -
Telecoms
North West

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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 28 (44.44%) Cisco
2 20 (31.75%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (25.40%) WAN
3 16 (25.40%) Firewall
3 16 (25.40%) Public Sector
4 15 (23.81%) LAN
5 14 (22.22%) CCNA
6 13 (20.63%) ITIL
6 13 (20.63%) Windows
7 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 11 (17.46%) VoIP
9 10 (15.87%) DHCP
9 10 (15.87%) DNS
9 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
10 9 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 9 (14.29%) CCNP
10 9 (14.29%) MPLS
10 9 (14.29%) Finance
11 8 (12.70%) VPN
12 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
12 7 (11.11%) Avaya
12 7 (11.11%) Workflow
12 7 (11.11%) Degree
13 6 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
13 6 (9.52%) Windows 10
13 6 (9.52%) Cisco UCCX
13 6 (9.52%) Juniper
13 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel

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 1 (1.59%) ArcGIS
1 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.59%) Smallworld
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Azure
2 2 (3.17%) Office 365
3 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.59%) GCP
3 1 (1.59%) IaaS
3 1 (1.59%) PaaS
3 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) Firewall
1 16 (25.40%) WAN
2 15 (23.81%) LAN
3 11 (17.46%) VoIP
4 10 (15.87%) DHCP
4 10 (15.87%) DNS
5 9 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (14.29%) MPLS
5 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 8 (12.70%) VPN
7 5 (7.94%) BGP
7 5 (7.94%) OSPF
7 5 (7.94%) SSL
7 5 (7.94%) VLAN
8 4 (6.35%) PBX
8 4 (6.35%) SDH
8 4 (6.35%) Unified Communications
9 3 (4.76%) Ethernet
9 3 (4.76%) Internet
9 3 (4.76%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Qlik Sense
1 2 (3.17%) QlikView
2 1 (1.59%) DB2
2 1 (1.59%) GIS
General
1 16 (25.40%) Public Sector
2 9 (14.29%) Finance
3 5 (7.94%) Banking
4 4 (6.35%) Electronics
4 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.35%) Marketing
5 3 (4.76%) Mandarin Language
5 3 (4.76%) Retail
6 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.59%) Legal
7 1 (1.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Network Engineer
2 8 (12.70%) Telecoms Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Architect
4 5 (7.94%) VoIP Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) IP Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Network Architect
6 3 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (4.76%) SCCM Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Windows Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Asterisk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (1.59%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.94%) Driving Licence
3 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (6.35%) Smartphone
4 3 (4.76%) NHS
5 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.17%) Handset
5 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.17%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.59%) CMDB
6 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) PMI
6 1 (1.59%) User Experience
6 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Windows 10
3 4 (6.35%) Linux
4 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) ITIL
2 7 (11.11%) Workflow
3 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (7.94%) Migration
3 5 (7.94%) Programme Management
4 4 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (6.35%) Change Management
4 4 (6.35%) DevOps
4 4 (6.35%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (6.35%) Presales
4 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.35%) Service Management
5 3 (4.76%) Change Control
5 3 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (4.76%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 3 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (4.76%) Network Management
5 3 (4.76%) Open Source
5 3 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (31.75%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (22.22%) CCNA
3 9 (14.29%) CCNP
4 7 (11.11%) Degree
5 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
7 4 (6.35%) CCIE
8 3 (4.76%) BC Cleared
8 3 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (4.76%) ISEB
9 2 (3.17%) CCIE Data Center
9 2 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (1.59%) CCDA
10 1 (1.59%) CCDP
10 1 (1.59%) HNC
10 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) GDPR
2 1 (1.59%) NCSC
2 1 (1.59%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) Kamailio
3 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.59%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (6.35%) SCCM
3 3 (4.76%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.59%) Ansible
5 1 (1.59%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.59%) HP ALM
5 1 (1.59%) Puppet
5 1 (1.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (44.44%) Cisco
2 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.11%) Avaya
4 6 (9.52%) Juniper
5 5 (7.94%) HP
5 5 (7.94%) SAP
6 3 (4.76%) Dell
6 3 (4.76%) F5
6 3 (4.76%) Huawei
6 3 (4.76%) Palo Alto
6 3 (4.76%) Riverbed
7 2 (3.17%) BT
7 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.17%) Ericsson
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle
7 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.17%) Redback
7 2 (3.17%) Remedy
8 1 (1.59%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.59%) McAfee