Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 64 74
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 -22
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 84 96 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.00% 3.02% 2.48%
As % of the General category 9.84% 10.17% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 64 52
Manchester median daily rate £460 £425 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +18.88% +10.00%
10th Percentile £183 £206 £240
90th Percentile £619 £600 £486
North West median daily rate £410 £420 £399
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.33% +28.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 9
Manchester median hourly rate £21.70 £11.33 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.61% -24.50% -33.83%
10th Percentile £20.07 £11.32 £11.58
90th Percentile £31.50 £11.33 £37.10
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £11.33 £12.35
% change year-on-year +91.53% -8.26% -63.50%

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 854 944 1,425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 30.51% 29.74% 36.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 603 803
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £243 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £423
% change year-on-year - -5.33% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 18 30
Manchester median hourly rate £21.00 £28.25 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.66% +79.37% -10.00%
10th Percentile £13.72 £11.86 £11.90
90th Percentile £38.75 £40.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £21.78 £27.50 £34.32
% change year-on-year -20.80% -19.87% +80.63%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +16 13 £218 -51.67% 3
Stockport - 4 £225 - 5
Bolton -1 2 £225 - 3
Oldham - 1 £588 -
Rochdale - 1 £500 - 3
Telecoms
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 37 (44.05%) Finance
2 32 (38.10%) Electronics
3 31 (36.90%) Marketing
3 31 (36.90%) Manufacturing
4 30 (35.71%) SAP
4 30 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (34.52%) Programme Management
5 29 (34.52%) Digital Marketing
6 24 (28.57%) Big Data
6 24 (28.57%) Python
6 24 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (23.81%) Java
8 19 (22.62%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (20.24%) Apache Spark
9 17 (20.24%) Linux
10 16 (19.05%) TeamCity
10 16 (19.05%) Git (software)
10 16 (19.05%) JIRA
10 16 (19.05%) Docker
11 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (17.86%) TDD
11 15 (17.86%) Hadoop
11 15 (17.86%) Open Source
11 15 (17.86%) BDD
11 15 (17.86%) Firewall
12 13 (15.48%) Shell Script
12 13 (15.48%) LAN
13 12 (14.29%) WAN
13 12 (14.29%) Time Management
14 11 (13.10%) Akka

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 17 (20.24%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.19%) Smallworld
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.19%) Autodesk Inventor
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.19%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.19%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.86%) Firewall
2 13 (15.48%) LAN
3 12 (14.29%) WAN
4 11 (13.10%) VoIP
5 8 (9.52%) VPN
6 7 (8.33%) PBX
7 4 (4.76%) Broadband
8 3 (3.57%) 2G
8 3 (3.57%) 3G
8 3 (3.57%) 4G
8 3 (3.57%) DAB
8 3 (3.57%) DNS
8 3 (3.57%) Ethernet
8 3 (3.57%) LLU
9 2 (2.38%) HSRP
9 2 (2.38%) MPLS
9 2 (2.38%) MRTG
9 2 (2.38%) TACACS
9 2 (2.38%) VLAN
9 2 (2.38%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.57%) Big Data
2 15 (17.86%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.76%) OLAP
4 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.19%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.19%) GIS
4 1 (1.19%) HDInsight
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 16 (19.05%) JIRA
1 16 (19.05%) TeamCity
2 11 (13.10%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.38%) GitLab
3 2 (2.38%) PyCharm
4 1 (1.19%) MorphX
General
1 37 (44.05%) Finance
2 32 (38.10%) Electronics
3 31 (36.90%) Manufacturing
3 31 (36.90%) Marketing
4 5 (5.95%) Retail
5 1 (1.19%) Back Office
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (22.62%) Developer
2 15 (17.86%) Network Engineer
3 14 (16.67%) Scala Developer
4 10 (11.90%) Software Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Apache Spark Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Hadoop Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Java Scala Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (5.95%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Network Support
7 5 (5.95%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.95%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.76%) Buyer
8 4 (4.76%) Data Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) IT Buyer
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.10%) Akka
2 4 (4.76%) .NET
3 3 (3.57%) PySpark
3 3 (3.57%) Web Services
3 3 (3.57%) XML
4 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.38%) XSL
5 1 (1.19%) Ajax
5 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.19%) CSS
5 1 (1.19%) HTML
5 1 (1.19%) jQuery
5 1 (1.19%) JSON
5 1 (1.19%) Mason
5 1 (1.19%) React
5 1 (1.19%) Visualforce
5 1 (1.19%) WCF
5 1 (1.19%) WinForms
5 1 (1.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.10%) NHS
3 7 (8.33%) Smartphone
4 5 (5.95%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.38%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.38%) Replication
6 1 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.19%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.19%) Fintech
6 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.24%) Linux
2 6 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.95%) Windows
4 4 (4.76%) Unix
5 2 (2.38%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (34.52%) Digital Marketing
2 29 (34.52%) Programme Management
3 19 (22.62%) Continuous Delivery
4 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (17.86%) BDD
4 15 (17.86%) Open Source
4 15 (17.86%) TDD
5 12 (14.29%) Time Management
6 11 (13.10%) Scrum
7 10 (11.90%) Test Automation
8 8 (9.52%) ITIL
9 7 (8.33%) DevOps
9 7 (8.33%) Machine Learning
10 5 (5.95%) ETL
10 5 (5.95%) Information Management
10 5 (5.95%) Migration
10 5 (5.95%) Project Management
11 4 (4.76%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.76%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.57%) Python
2 20 (23.81%) Java
3 13 (15.48%) Shell Script
4 8 (9.52%) Clojure
4 8 (9.52%) SQL
5 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.57%) C
6 3 (3.57%) C#
6 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.38%) Perl
7 2 (2.38%) PHP
8 1 (1.19%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.19%) C++
8 1 (1.19%) Go
8 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.19%) VB
8 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.19%) X++
8 1 (1.19%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.19%) CCIE
4 1 (1.19%) CCNP
4 1 (1.19%) JNCIP
4 1 (1.19%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.19%) MCSA
4 1 (1.19%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) GDPR
1 5 (5.95%) SLA
2 4 (4.76%) PMO
3 3 (3.57%) QA
4 2 (2.38%) GCP
4 2 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (19.05%) Docker
2 6 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) Ansible
2 6 (7.14%) Puppet
3 5 (5.95%) Kubernetes
4 4 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.57%) SCCM
6 2 (2.38%) Cacti
6 2 (2.38%) Nagios
6 2 (2.38%) OpenNMS
6 2 (2.38%) RANCID
6 2 (2.38%) SCOM
7 1 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (35.71%) SAP
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.33%) Google
4 5 (5.95%) Cisco
5 4 (4.76%) Juniper
6 3 (3.57%) Ericsson
6 3 (3.57%) HP
6 3 (3.57%) Huawei
7 2 (2.38%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.38%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.38%) VMware
8 1 (1.19%) Autodesk
8 1 (1.19%) Avaya
8 1 (1.19%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.19%) Chordiant
8 1 (1.19%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle
8 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.19%) Veeam
8 1 (1.19%) ZyXEL