Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 76 64
Rank change year-on-year -10 -12 -12
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 61 64 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.95% 2.25% 2.86%
As % of the General category 7.85% 6.98% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 43 71
Manchester median daily rate £390 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £223 £213 £225
90th Percentile £603 £588 £925
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 1
Manchester median hourly rate £28.00 £21.89 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.91% +21.61% +31.63%
10th Percentile £15.11 £15.15 £16.50
90th Percentile £32.00 £23.71 £19.50
North West median hourly rate £28.00 £13.86 £15.93
% change year-on-year +102.02% -12.99% +28.99%

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 777 917 1,148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.83% 32.27% 31.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 568 721
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £243 £225 £263
90th Percentile £571 £579 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 22
Manchester median hourly rate £25.58 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.79% +16.67% +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £38.25 £43.75 £41.35
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £21.89 £25.00
% change year-on-year +8.04% -12.44% -18.09%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +5 8 - - 4
Telecoms
North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 22 (36.07%) Cisco
2 21 (34.43%) Firewall
3 20 (32.79%) LAN
4 18 (29.51%) WAN
5 11 (18.03%) Wireless
5 11 (18.03%) ITIL
6 10 (16.39%) NHS
6 10 (16.39%) TACACS
6 10 (16.39%) Handset
7 9 (14.75%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (14.75%) Windows
7 9 (14.75%) Time Management
7 9 (14.75%) Data Centre
8 7 (11.48%) Service Management
8 7 (11.48%) Finance
8 7 (11.48%) Scrum
8 7 (11.48%) VoIP
8 7 (11.48%) CCNP
8 7 (11.48%) CCNA
8 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
8 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (9.84%) Marketing
9 6 (9.84%) Degree
9 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
9 6 (9.84%) SAP
9 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (8.20%) Programme Management
10 5 (8.20%) Migration
10 5 (8.20%) Manufacturing
10 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.64%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (1.64%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (34.43%) Firewall
2 20 (32.79%) LAN
3 18 (29.51%) WAN
4 11 (18.03%) Wireless
5 10 (16.39%) TACACS
6 7 (11.48%) VoIP
7 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
8 5 (8.20%) DHCP
8 5 (8.20%) DNS
9 4 (6.56%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (6.56%) IP Telephony
9 4 (6.56%) ISDN
9 4 (6.56%) MPLS
9 4 (6.56%) PBX
9 4 (6.56%) SSL
9 4 (6.56%) VLAN
9 4 (6.56%) VPN
10 3 (4.92%) ATM
10 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.64%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (1.64%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.28%) JMeter
1 2 (3.28%) JUnit
1 2 (3.28%) Maven
1 2 (3.28%) Mercurial
1 2 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (3.28%) Selenium
1 2 (3.28%) Subversion
1 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Marketing
3 5 (8.20%) Electronics
3 5 (8.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Front Office
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Network Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Service Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) IT Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Telecoms Manager
7 2 (3.28%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Data Centre Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Firewall Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Juniper Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Migration Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Telecoms Java Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Telecoms Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
1 3 (4.92%) CSS
1 3 (4.92%) HTML
2 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (3.28%) CSS3
2 2 (3.28%) EJB
2 2 (3.28%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (3.28%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.28%) HTML5
2 2 (3.28%) Java EE
2 2 (3.28%) JPA
2 2 (3.28%) jQuery
2 2 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (3.28%) RESTful
2 2 (3.28%) Spring
2 2 (3.28%) Struts
2 2 (3.28%) Taurus
3 1 (1.64%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Handset
1 10 (16.39%) NHS
2 9 (14.75%) Data Centre
3 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.56%) Driving Licence
4 4 (6.56%) Smartphone
5 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.28%) CMDB
7 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.64%) PMI
7 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Linux
2 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.03%) ITIL
2 9 (14.75%) Time Management
3 7 (11.48%) Scrum
3 7 (11.48%) Service Management
4 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.20%) Analytics
5 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (8.20%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.20%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.20%) ITSM
5 5 (8.20%) Migration
5 5 (8.20%) Programme Management
6 4 (6.56%) Creative Thinking
6 4 (6.56%) Informatics
6 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.56%) Process Management
6 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.92%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) Java
1 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.28%) C#
2 2 (3.28%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.64%) Go
3 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.48%) CCNA
2 7 (11.48%) CCNP
3 6 (9.84%) Degree
4 4 (6.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (6.56%) ISEB
4 4 (6.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.92%) CCIE
5 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.28%) CCIE Data Center
6 2 (3.28%) MCITP
6 2 (3.28%) MCSE
6 2 (3.28%) MCTS
6 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.64%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.64%) MBA
7 1 (1.64%) PCI QSA
7 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 3 (4.92%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.28%) QA
4 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) OpenView
1 3 (4.92%) OVSD
2 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 22 (36.07%) Cisco
2 6 (9.84%) SAP
3 3 (4.92%) F5
3 3 (4.92%) HP
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.28%) Avaya
4 2 (3.28%) BT
4 2 (3.28%) Juniper
4 2 (3.28%) Meraki
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle
4 2 (3.28%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.64%) ForeScout
5 1 (1.64%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (1.64%) Remedy
5 1 (1.64%) Sage
5 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.64%) Veeam
5 1 (1.64%) VMware