Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 80 57
Rank change year-on-year -6 -23 -2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 51 78 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.85% 2.51% 2.86%
As % of the General category 7.19% 9.15% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 50 33
Manchester median daily rate £425 £456 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.85% +7.35% +3.03%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £161
90th Percentile £500 £638 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £500 £410
% change year-on-year -20.00% +21.95% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Manchester median hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £11.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +76.52% -37.06%
10th Percentile £11.40 £15.00 £11.32
90th Percentile £24.71 £31.50 £23.00
North West median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £11.33
% change year-on-year -2.50% +76.52% -28.06%

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 709 852 880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 25.74% 27.47% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 521 487
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £275 £244 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £588
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 32 27
Manchester median hourly rate £22.50 £16.25 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +17.24% -4.41%
10th Percentile £11.88 £12.75 £11.33
90th Percentile £41.75 £38.75 £35.20
North West median hourly rate £25.67 £18.45 £23.95
% change year-on-year +39.13% -22.96% -4.66%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Salford +5 3 - - 5
Stockport +13 2 £375 - 2
Telecoms
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 18 (35.29%) Cisco
2 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
3 12 (23.53%) Windows
4 11 (21.57%) WAN
4 11 (21.57%) Degree
5 10 (19.61%) LAN
5 10 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (19.61%) Firewall
6 9 (17.65%) Finance
7 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (15.69%) ITIL
7 8 (15.69%) Oracle
8 7 (13.73%) SQL
8 7 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (13.73%) Wireless
8 7 (13.73%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (11.76%) QlikView
9 6 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
9 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (11.76%) CCNP
9 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
10 5 (9.80%) DHCP
10 5 (9.80%) DNS
10 5 (9.80%) SAP
10 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Excel
10 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
10 5 (9.80%) Juniper
10 5 (9.80%) CAD

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 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Smallworld
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (9.80%) AutoCAD
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
1 3 (5.88%) Power Platform
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) WAN
2 10 (19.61%) Firewall
2 10 (19.61%) LAN
3 7 (13.73%) Wireless
4 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.80%) DHCP
5 5 (9.80%) DNS
5 5 (9.80%) MPLS
6 4 (7.84%) IP Telephony
6 4 (7.84%) PBX
6 4 (7.84%) VLAN
6 4 (7.84%) VoIP
6 4 (7.84%) VPN
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (5.88%) ISDN
7 3 (5.88%) SSL
7 3 (5.88%) Unified Communications
8 2 (3.92%) Junos
8 2 (3.92%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (11.76%) QlikView
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.88%) Power BI
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.96%) GIS
4 1 (1.96%) Qlik Sense
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
2 4 (7.84%) Electronics
2 4 (7.84%) Investment Banking
2 4 (7.84%) Mandarin Language
2 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.84%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (13.73%) Developer
2 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (7.84%) Architect
3 4 (7.84%) Coordinator
3 4 (7.84%) Network Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Project Coordinator
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco Network Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Data Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Data Centre Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Network Architect
4 3 (5.88%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle BI Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Power BI Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Report Developer
5 2 (3.92%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Change Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 3 (5.88%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.96%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.96%) Fibre Optics
6 1 (1.96%) Handset
6 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) NHS
6 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.96%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (15.69%) ITIL
2 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (9.80%) CAD
3 5 (9.80%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (9.80%) Workflow
4 4 (7.84%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (7.84%) Programme Management
4 4 (7.84%) Visualisation
5 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.88%) ITSM
5 3 (5.88%) Migration
5 3 (5.88%) Network Design
5 3 (5.88%) Project Management
5 3 (5.88%) Quality Management
5 3 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 3 (5.88%) Service Management
5 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Degree
2 7 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (11.76%) CCNP
4 4 (7.84%) CCIE
4 4 (7.84%) CCNA
4 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.88%) CCIE Data Center
5 3 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (5.88%) ISEB
5 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.96%) CCDA
6 1 (1.96%) CCDP
6 1 (1.96%) IIBA
6 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) vCloud
3 1 (1.96%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.96%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Cisco
2 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.69%) Oracle
4 5 (9.80%) F5
4 5 (9.80%) Juniper
4 5 (9.80%) Riverbed
4 5 (9.80%) SAP
5 3 (5.88%) BT
5 3 (5.88%) VMware
6 2 (3.92%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.92%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.96%) Dell
7 1 (1.96%) Google
7 1 (1.96%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.96%) Meraki
7 1 (1.96%) Openreach
7 1 (1.96%) Sophos
7 1 (1.96%) Virgin Media