Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 62 72
Rank change year-on-year -38 +10 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 59 84 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.85% 2.89% 2.76%
As % of the General category 7.45% 9.15% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 54 69
Manchester median daily rate £406 £455 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +7.06% +21.43%
10th Percentile £203 £213 £183
90th Percentile £564 £619 £557
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 0
Manchester median hourly rate £26.08 £21.89 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.12% - -
North West median hourly rate £23.15 £21.89 £13.86
% change year-on-year +5.76% +57.94% +12.23%

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 792 918 1,024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.77% 31.58% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 574 659
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £247 £240
90th Percentile £575 £600 £558
North West median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 38 18
Manchester median hourly rate £23.15 £21.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.24% -27.59% +75.76%
10th Percentile £11.21 £12.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £38.75 £39.20 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £23.00 £28.09
% change year-on-year +2.83% -18.12% -7.96%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -8 5 - - 1
Bolton +3 1 £230 +2.22% 2
Telecoms
North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 (44.07%) Cisco
2 23 (38.98%) Firewall
3 17 (28.81%) LAN
4 15 (25.42%) WAN
4 15 (25.42%) Data Centre
5 12 (20.34%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (18.64%) TACACS
6 11 (18.64%) Wireless
6 11 (18.64%) Handset
7 10 (16.95%) NHS
8 9 (15.25%) Time Management
9 8 (13.56%) Finance
10 7 (11.86%) Juniper
10 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
10 7 (11.86%) CCIE
10 7 (11.86%) CCNP
10 7 (11.86%) ITIL
10 7 (11.86%) Riverbed
10 7 (11.86%) F5
10 7 (11.86%) CCIE Data Center
11 6 (10.17%) Windows
11 6 (10.17%) SLA
11 6 (10.17%) Service Management
12 5 (8.47%) CCNA
12 5 (8.47%) VoIP
12 5 (8.47%) SAP
12 5 (8.47%) Java
12 5 (8.47%) Marketing
13 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
13 4 (6.78%) Telesales

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 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Office 365
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) IaaS
3 1 (1.69%) npm
3 1 (1.69%) PaaS
3 1 (1.69%) SaaS
3 1 (1.69%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (1.69%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (38.98%) Firewall
2 17 (28.81%) LAN
3 15 (25.42%) WAN
4 11 (18.64%) TACACS
4 11 (18.64%) Wireless
5 5 (8.47%) VoIP
6 3 (5.08%) DHCP
6 3 (5.08%) DNS
6 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.39%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.39%) ISDN
7 2 (3.39%) MPLS
7 2 (3.39%) PBX
7 2 (3.39%) PSTN
7 2 (3.39%) SSL
7 2 (3.39%) VLAN
7 2 (3.39%) VPN
7 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.69%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) Power BI
3 1 (1.69%) QlikView
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.39%) JMeter
1 2 (3.39%) JUnit
1 2 (3.39%) Maven
1 2 (3.39%) Selenium
1 2 (3.39%) Subversion
1 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.69%) webpack
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Marketing
3 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.08%) Electronics
5 2 (3.39%) Publishing
5 2 (3.39%) Retail
6 1 (1.69%) Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Front Office
6 1 (1.69%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Architect
3 8 (13.56%) Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Cisco Architect
4 7 (11.86%) Cisco Network Architect
4 7 (11.86%) Data Architect
4 7 (11.86%) Data Centre Architect
4 7 (11.86%) Firewall Architect
4 7 (11.86%) Juniper Architect
4 7 (11.86%) Network Architect
4 7 (11.86%) Service Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Administrator
7 3 (5.08%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) RESTful
1 3 (5.08%) Spring
2 2 (3.39%) CSS
2 2 (3.39%) EJB
2 2 (3.39%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.39%) HTML
2 2 (3.39%) Java EE
2 2 (3.39%) JPA
2 2 (3.39%) jQuery
2 2 (3.39%) Struts
2 2 (3.39%) Taurus
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.69%) DOM
3 1 (1.69%) HTML5
3 1 (1.69%) J2EE
3 1 (1.69%) Node.js
3 1 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Data Centre
2 11 (18.64%) Handset
3 10 (16.95%) NHS
4 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.39%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.25%) Time Management
2 7 (11.86%) ITIL
3 6 (10.17%) Service Management
4 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.78%) Scrum
4 4 (6.78%) Telesales
5 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.08%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (5.08%) Migration
5 3 (5.08%) OO
5 3 (5.08%) OOP
5 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.08%) Programme Management
5 3 (5.08%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.39%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.39%) ITSM
6 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.39%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) Java
2 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.08%) SQL
3 1 (1.69%) C#
3 1 (1.69%) Java 8
3 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.86%) CCIE
2 7 (11.86%) CCIE Data Center
2 7 (11.86%) CCNP
3 5 (8.47%) CCNA
4 3 (5.08%) Degree
4 3 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.39%) ISEB
5 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.39%) MCITP
5 2 (3.39%) MCSE
5 2 (3.39%) MCTS
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.69%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) SLA
2 4 (6.78%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) OpenView
1 4 (6.78%) OVSD
2 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (44.07%) Cisco
2 7 (11.86%) F5
2 7 (11.86%) Juniper
2 7 (11.86%) Riverbed
3 5 (8.47%) SAP
4 4 (6.78%) BT
4 4 (6.78%) HP
4 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.39%) Avaya
5 2 (3.39%) Huawei
5 2 (3.39%) Meraki
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle
6 1 (1.69%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.69%) Tableau
6 1 (1.69%) Veeam
6 1 (1.69%) VMware