Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 20 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 49 48
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 -13
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.43% 1.35% 1.81%
As % of the General category 5.11% 5.06% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 7
Merseyside median daily rate £298 £413 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.88% +7.14% -30.00%
10th Percentile £228 £325 £201
90th Percentile £486 £463 £406
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.59% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - £15.47 -
North West median hourly rate £22.17 £13.86 £12.35
% change year-on-year +59.97% +12.23% -45.52%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 137 158 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 27.90% 26.64% 31.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 104 115
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £373 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% -6.88% +10.04%
10th Percentile £221 £185 £208
90th Percentile £524 £513 £538
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £418
% change year-on-year +3.13% -4.19% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £22.42 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.02% +86.85% -54.72%
10th Percentile £11.23 £12.48 £11.00
90th Percentile £20.18 £33.36 £16.75
North West median hourly rate £22.67 £25.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year -9.31% -18.09% +52.60%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Merseyside

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Telecoms in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Merseyside

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Merseyside over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Merseyside

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms in Merseyside.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Merseyside

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 20 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
Liverpool -2 5 £438 +6.06%
Wirral +5 1 £220 - 1
Prescot - 1 £270 -
Telecoms
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) PSTN
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
2 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 1 (14.29%) AppDNA
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
2 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) PSTN
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) 802.15
2 1 (14.29%) ATM
2 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (14.29%) IPv6
2 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Telephony Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Telephony Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) V-Model
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
1 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) AppDNA
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) AppSense
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle