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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
North West / Manchester
Rank 43 49 44
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 48 63 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.67% 3.51% 3.50%
As % of the General category 11.82% 10.55% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 39 23
Median daily rate £500 £413 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +39.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.33 - £37.50
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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 406 597 676
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 31.06% 33.28% 41.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 346 334
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £236 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £18.14 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.34% -15.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.64 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £18.99 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Manchester

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 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
Salford - 3 £500 - 3
Bolton -7 1 - - 1
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 40 (41.67%) Finance
2 28 (29.17%) Programme Management
3 26 (27.08%) Marketing
4 24 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 24 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 24 (25.00%) Electronics
4 24 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 24 (25.00%) SAP
4 24 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (16.67%) Project Management
7 15 (15.63%) Risk Management
8 14 (14.58%) Java
9 13 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (12.50%) Hadoop
10 12 (12.50%) Open Source
10 12 (12.50%) Apache Spark
11 11 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (11.46%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (11.46%) Business Transformation
11 11 (11.46%) Python
12 10 (10.42%) Big Data
13 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (9.38%) Banking
13 9 (9.38%) Google
13 9 (9.38%) C
13 9 (9.38%) Management Information System
13 9 (9.38%) Google Cloud Platform
14 7 (7.29%) Microsoft

Telecoms
Top Related 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 12 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.04%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.04%) Drupal
2 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.04%) Smallworld
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.04%) MicroStation
3 1 (1.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (4.17%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.04%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.04%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (9.38%) Google Cloud Platform
1 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (4.17%) LAN
2 4 (4.17%) VoIP
2 4 (4.17%) WAN
3 3 (3.13%) 2G
3 3 (3.13%) 3G
3 3 (3.13%) 4G
3 3 (3.13%) DNS
3 3 (3.13%) Firewall
4 2 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.08%) DHCP
4 2 (2.08%) Internet
4 2 (2.08%) LTE
4 2 (2.08%) PBX
4 2 (2.08%) SSL
4 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.08%) VLAN
4 2 (2.08%) VPN
5 1 (1.04%) Broadband
5 1 (1.04%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 10 (10.42%) Big Data
3 2 (2.08%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (2.08%) HDInsight
3 2 (2.08%) Spark SQL
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.04%) GIS
4 1 (1.04%) Impala
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.04%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.04%) GitLab
2 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.04%) Vagrant
General
1 40 (41.67%) Finance
2 26 (27.08%) Marketing
3 24 (25.00%) Electronics
3 24 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 9 (9.38%) Banking
5 3 (3.13%) Retail
6 2 (2.08%) Games
6 2 (2.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (13.54%) Project Manager
2 10 (10.42%) Consultant
3 8 (8.33%) Architect
3 8 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (7.29%) Analyst
4 7 (7.29%) Data Engineer
4 7 (7.29%) Developer
5 5 (5.21%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.17%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.17%) Hadoop Engineer
6 4 (4.17%) Installation Technician
6 4 (4.17%) Telecoms Manager
7 3 (3.13%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.13%) Junior
7 3 (3.13%) Junior Project Manager
7 3 (3.13%) Report Writer
7 3 (3.13%) Technical Manager
7 3 (3.13%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (3.13%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) .NET
2 2 (2.08%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.08%) Spark Streaming
2 2 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.25%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.17%) PMI
5 3 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.04%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.04%) Fintech
6 1 (1.04%) NHS
6 1 (1.04%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.04%) User Experience
6 1 (1.04%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.13%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.04%) Unix
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.17%) Programme Management
2 24 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (16.67%) Project Management
5 15 (15.63%) Risk Management
6 13 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (12.50%) Open Source
8 11 (11.46%) Business Transformation
8 11 (11.46%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (7.29%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (7.29%) DevOps
9 7 (7.29%) ITIL
10 6 (6.25%) BDD
10 6 (6.25%) Business Analysis
10 6 (6.25%) DNA
10 6 (6.25%) Logistics
10 6 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
10 6 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.58%) Java
2 11 (11.46%) Python
3 9 (9.38%) C
4 5 (5.21%) SQL
5 2 (2.08%) C#
5 2 (2.08%) F#
5 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.04%) C++
6 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.21%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) CCNA
4 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.08%) Degree
4 2 (2.08%) ISEB
4 2 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.08%) PMP
5 1 (1.04%) CCNP
5 1 (1.04%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) QA
2 4 (4.17%) PMO
3 1 (1.04%) GDPR
3 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (25.00%) SAP
2 9 (9.38%) Google
3 7 (7.29%) HP
3 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.17%) Cisco
5 2 (2.08%) Cramer
5 2 (2.08%) Remedy
5 2 (2.08%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.04%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.04%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.04%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.04%) GENBAND
6 1 (1.04%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.04%) Huawei
6 1 (1.04%) Nokia
6 1 (1.04%) Snow
6 1 (1.04%) VMware
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