Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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.

Telecommunications
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 70 55
Rank change year-on-year +6 -15 +4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 76 97 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.61% 2.75% 3.00%
As % of the General category 8.27% 8.96% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 72 68
Manchester median daily rate £418 £438 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.57% +34.62% -3.70%
10th Percentile £208 £225 £250
90th Percentile £608 £893 £479
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.59% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 8
Manchester median hourly rate £22.35 - £15.75
10th Percentile £17.52 - £12.35
90th Percentile £31.50 - £37.78
North West median hourly rate £22.17 £13.86 £13.68
% change year-on-year +59.97% +1.35% -45.30%

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 919 1082 1522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 31.52% 30.64% 40.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 689 865
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £242 £263 £250
90th Percentile £609 £550 £550
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +3.13% -4.76% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 19 29
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +66.67% -5.71%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £41.13 £40.00 £39.00
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year -12.00% -18.09% +34.63%

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 19 November 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 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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +7 6 £310 -31.11% 3
Stockport +5 4 £225 -75.00%
Bolton - 2 £225 -
Oldham - 2 £588 - 1
Rochdale - 1 £500 - 5
Telecoms
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 32 (42.11%) Finance
2 26 (34.21%) Manufacturing
3 25 (32.89%) Electronics
3 25 (32.89%) SAP
3 25 (32.89%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (32.89%) Marketing
4 24 (31.58%) Programme Management
4 24 (31.58%) Digital Marketing
5 21 (27.63%) Big Data
5 21 (27.63%) Python
5 21 (27.63%) Java
5 21 (27.63%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
6 17 (22.37%) Open Source
6 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (21.05%) TDD
7 16 (21.05%) Hadoop
7 16 (21.05%) BDD
7 16 (21.05%) Shell Script
7 16 (21.05%) Apache Spark
7 16 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (19.74%) Docker
8 15 (19.74%) TeamCity
8 15 (19.74%) JIRA
9 14 (18.42%) Linux
10 13 (17.11%) Scrum
10 13 (17.11%) Cucumber
10 13 (17.11%) Akka
11 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
12 10 (13.16%) ITIL

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 16 (21.05%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.63%) Smallworld
3 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MicroStation
3 1 (1.32%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.32%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) Firewall
2 9 (11.84%) VoIP
3 6 (7.89%) LAN
3 6 (7.89%) VPN
3 6 (7.89%) WAN
4 5 (6.58%) Broadband
4 5 (6.58%) DNS
5 4 (5.26%) MPLS
5 4 (5.26%) PBX
5 4 (5.26%) VLAN
6 3 (3.95%) DHCP
6 3 (3.95%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.95%) Internet
6 3 (3.95%) LLU
6 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.63%) BGP
7 2 (2.63%) IPv6
7 2 (2.63%) OSPF
7 2 (2.63%) SNMP
7 2 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (27.63%) Big Data
2 16 (21.05%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.95%) OLAP
5 2 (2.63%) GIS
5 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
2 15 (19.74%) JIRA
2 15 (19.74%) TeamCity
3 13 (17.11%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.32%) MorphX
General
1 32 (42.11%) Finance
2 26 (34.21%) Manufacturing
3 25 (32.89%) Electronics
3 25 (32.89%) Marketing
4 5 (6.58%) Retail
5 3 (3.95%) Banking
6 2 (2.63%) Billing
7 1 (1.32%) Back Office
7 1 (1.32%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (23.68%) Developer
2 15 (19.74%) Scala Developer
3 9 (11.84%) Software Developer
4 8 (10.53%) Apache Spark Developer
4 8 (10.53%) Hadoop Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Java Scala Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Java Software Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Network Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Designer
7 5 (6.58%) Linux Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.26%) Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Buyer
8 4 (5.26%) IT Buyer
9 3 (3.95%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.11%) Akka
2 7 (9.21%) .NET
3 5 (6.58%) Web Services
4 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.95%) WCF
5 3 (3.95%) XML
6 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.63%) MSMQ
6 2 (2.63%) PySpark
6 2 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.63%) XSL
7 1 (1.32%) Ajax
7 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.32%) CSS
7 1 (1.32%) HTML
7 1 (1.32%) jQuery
7 1 (1.32%) JSON
7 1 (1.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.63%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.58%) Smartphone
4 4 (5.26%) NHS
5 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.63%) Replication
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.32%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.32%) Fintech
7 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.42%) Linux
2 5 (6.58%) Windows
3 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.63%) Unix
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (31.58%) Digital Marketing
2 24 (31.58%) Programme Management
3 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.37%) Open Source
4 16 (21.05%) BDD
4 16 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
4 16 (21.05%) TDD
5 13 (17.11%) Scrum
6 10 (13.16%) ITIL
7 8 (10.53%) Migration
8 6 (7.89%) Project Management
9 5 (6.58%) Information Management
9 5 (6.58%) Test Automation
10 4 (5.26%) Change Management
10 4 (5.26%) Contract Management
10 4 (5.26%) MVC
10 4 (5.26%) Service Management
10 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.63%) Java
1 21 (27.63%) Python
2 16 (21.05%) Shell Script
3 10 (13.16%) Clojure
4 9 (11.84%) SQL
5 4 (5.26%) C#
6 3 (3.95%) C
7 2 (2.63%) C++
7 2 (2.63%) Go
7 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.63%) Perl
7 2 (2.63%) PHP
7 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.32%) VB
8 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.32%) X++
8 1 (1.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.32%) CCIE
3 1 (1.32%) CCNA
3 1 (1.32%) CCNP
3 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.32%) ISEB
3 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.32%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.32%) PMP
3 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) GDPR
2 4 (5.26%) PMO
2 4 (5.26%) SLA
3 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.32%) GCP
4 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 15 (19.74%) Docker
2 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Puppet
2 3 (3.95%) Ansible
2 3 (3.95%) SCCM
3 2 (2.63%) Cacti
3 2 (2.63%) Mesos
3 2 (2.63%) Nagios
3 2 (2.63%) OpenNMS
3 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.63%) RANCID
3 2 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) SAP
2 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.89%) Cisco
4 4 (5.26%) Google
4 4 (5.26%) Juniper
5 3 (3.95%) Ericsson
5 3 (3.95%) HP
5 3 (3.95%) Huawei
6 2 (2.63%) Autodesk
6 2 (2.63%) Brocade
6 2 (2.63%) Foundry
6 2 (2.63%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.63%) ZyXEL
7 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.32%) Chordiant
7 1 (1.32%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle
7 1 (1.32%) VMware