Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 72 62
Rank change year-on-year -10 -10 -16
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 76 62 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.33% 2.16% 2.82%
As % of the General category 8.89% 6.28% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 35 60
Manchester median daily rate £390 £400 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -2.74% +26.54%
10th Percentile £230 £161 £222
90th Percentile £638 £623 £925
North West median daily rate £470 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +17.50% +6.67% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 1
Manchester median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +22.22% -34.55%
10th Percentile £15.00 £14.43 £16.50
90th Percentile £32.00 £23.00 £19.50
North West median hourly rate £28.00 £13.86 £13.86
% change year-on-year +102.02% - -16.00%

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 855 988 1,224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 26.19% 34.43% 33.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 576 745
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £258 £213 £256
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 16
Manchester median hourly rate £28.00 £13.68 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.68% -5.66% -23.64%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £38.75 £41.25 £44.50
North West median hourly rate £22.58 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -9.70% -7.41% -22.86%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +2 6 - -
Bolton +5 4 - - 1
Stockport - 1 - - 2
Telecoms
North West

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 17 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (21.05%) LAN
3 16 (21.05%) Cisco
4 15 (19.74%) WAN
4 15 (19.74%) SAP
4 15 (19.74%) Firewall
4 15 (19.74%) Marketing
5 14 (18.42%) Digital Marketing
5 14 (18.42%) Manufacturing
5 14 (18.42%) Electronics
5 14 (18.42%) Programme Management
5 14 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (17.11%) ITIL
7 12 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (14.47%) Windows
9 10 (13.16%) Python
9 10 (13.16%) Test Automation
9 10 (13.16%) Machine Learning
9 10 (13.16%) Big Data
10 9 (11.84%) Kubernetes
10 9 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (11.84%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (11.84%) NHS
11 8 (10.53%) CCNP
11 8 (10.53%) CCNA
11 8 (10.53%) VoIP
11 8 (10.53%) Java
11 8 (10.53%) Go
11 8 (10.53%) Time Management

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 (2.63%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.32%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.63%) Office 365
4 1 (1.32%) PaaS
4 1 (1.32%) SaaS
4 1 (1.32%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.05%) LAN
2 15 (19.74%) Firewall
2 15 (19.74%) WAN
3 8 (10.53%) VoIP
4 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
4 7 (9.21%) Wireless
5 6 (7.89%) DHCP
5 6 (7.89%) DNS
5 6 (7.89%) PBX
5 6 (7.89%) TACACS
5 6 (7.89%) VPN
6 5 (6.58%) IP Telephony
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (5.26%) ISDN
7 4 (5.26%) MPLS
7 4 (5.26%) SSL
7 4 (5.26%) VLAN
8 3 (3.95%) ATM
9 2 (2.63%) Broadband
9 2 (2.63%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) Big Data
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.32%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.32%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) GitLab
1 4 (5.26%) JIRA
1 4 (5.26%) PyCharm
1 4 (5.26%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.63%) JUnit
3 2 (2.63%) Maven
3 2 (2.63%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.32%) Selenium
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 15 (19.74%) Marketing
3 14 (18.42%) Electronics
3 14 (18.42%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (17.11%) Network Engineer
2 10 (13.16%) Analyst
3 9 (11.84%) Developer
4 6 (7.89%) Service Analyst
4 6 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (6.58%) IT Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) OSS Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Salesforce Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) Telecoms Manager
7 3 (3.95%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Programme Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) AngularJS
1 5 (6.58%) CSS
1 5 (6.58%) HTML
2 3 (3.95%) React
3 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (2.63%) CSS3
3 2 (2.63%) EJB
3 2 (2.63%) EJB 3.0
3 2 (2.63%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.63%) HTML5
3 2 (2.63%) J2EE
3 2 (2.63%) Java EE
3 2 (2.63%) JPA
3 2 (2.63%) jQuery
3 2 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.63%) Spring
3 2 (2.63%) Struts
4 1 (1.32%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.84%) NHS
3 6 (7.89%) Handset
3 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.58%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (6.58%) Smartphone
5 4 (5.26%) CMDB
5 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.95%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.95%) User Experience
7 2 (2.63%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.32%) PMI
8 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.47%) Windows
2 7 (9.21%) Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Unix
3 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) Digital Marketing
1 14 (18.42%) Programme Management
2 13 (17.11%) ITIL
3 12 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.16%) Machine Learning
4 10 (13.16%) Test Automation
5 9 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.53%) Time Management
7 7 (9.21%) Migration
7 7 (9.21%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.89%) Analytics
8 6 (7.89%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.89%) Open Source
8 6 (7.89%) Project Management
8 6 (7.89%) TDD
9 5 (6.58%) Data Migration
9 5 (6.58%) DevOps
9 5 (6.58%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.16%) Python
2 8 (10.53%) Go
2 8 (10.53%) Java
3 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.95%) SQL
5 2 (2.63%) C#
5 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (10.53%) CCNA
2 8 (10.53%) CCNP
2 8 (10.53%) Degree
3 4 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.26%) ISEB
3 4 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.63%) CCIE
4 2 (2.63%) MCITP
4 2 (2.63%) MCSE
4 2 (2.63%) MCTS
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.32%) CCDP
5 1 (1.32%) CISM
5 1 (1.32%) CISSP
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.32%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.32%) MBA
5 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) QA
2 5 (6.58%) GCP
3 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.58%) Ansible
3 4 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.26%) Puppet
4 2 (2.63%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 16 (21.05%) Cisco
2 15 (19.74%) SAP
3 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.58%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.26%) Google
5 2 (2.63%) Amdocs
5 2 (2.63%) Cramer
5 2 (2.63%) Meraki
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (1.32%) Avaya
6 1 (1.32%) BT
6 1 (1.32%) Capita
6 1 (1.32%) ForeScout
6 1 (1.32%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (1.32%) Nortel
6 1 (1.32%) Remedy
6 1 (1.32%) Sage
6 1 (1.32%) Veeam
6 1 (1.32%) VMware