Period
to 19 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 19 October 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 107 61
Rank change year-on-year -11 -46 +3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 129 184 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.64% 1.88% 2.91%
As % of the General category 5.30% 6.24% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 109 90
Midlands median daily rate £350 £375 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +23.97% -6.92%
10th Percentile £214 £191 £145
90th Percentile £483 £592 £501
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 15
Midlands median hourly rate £13.86 £12.18 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.84% -1.42% -28.41%
England median hourly rate £18.70 £14.74 £15.50
% change year-on-year +26.87% -4.90% -26.44%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2432 2951 2859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 30.89% 30.12% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1924 1711
Midlands median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 96 142
Midlands median hourly rate £26.50 £20.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.86% -19.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £10.39 £8.76 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.63 £43.63
England median hourly rate £26.44 £24.41 £22.92
% change year-on-year +8.32% +6.52% +1.84%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in the Midlands

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in the Midlands

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in the Midlands over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in the Midlands

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in the Midlands

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
West Midlands -6 84 £325 -2.26% 14
East Midlands -8 45 £350 -12.61% 18
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 33 (25.58%) Finance
2 26 (20.16%) Programme Management
3 25 (19.38%) LAN
3 25 (19.38%) WAN
4 24 (18.60%) Cisco
4 24 (18.60%) Marketing
5 21 (16.28%) Manufacturing
6 18 (13.95%) SAP
6 18 (13.95%) Electronics
7 15 (11.63%) Digital Marketing
7 15 (11.63%) Windows
7 15 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (9.30%) ITIL
8 12 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (9.30%) Retail
8 12 (9.30%) Line Management
8 12 (9.30%) Data Centre
9 11 (8.53%) Driving Licence
9 11 (8.53%) Migration
9 11 (8.53%) Service Management
9 11 (8.53%) Microsoft
10 10 (7.75%) VoIP
10 10 (7.75%) Project Management
10 10 (7.75%) Management Information System
11 9 (6.98%) Banking
11 9 (6.98%) E-Commerce
12 8 (6.20%) Broadband
12 8 (6.20%) MPLS
12 8 (6.20%) VMware
12 8 (6.20%) Analytical Skills

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 5 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.10%) Apache
3 3 (2.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.55%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Primavera
1 2 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.88%) Office 365
2 2 (1.55%) Dropbox
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.38%) LAN
1 25 (19.38%) WAN
2 12 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (7.75%) VoIP
4 8 (6.20%) Broadband
4 8 (6.20%) MPLS
5 7 (5.43%) DPNSS
5 7 (5.43%) Firewall
5 7 (5.43%) Q.931
6 6 (4.65%) Ethernet
6 6 (4.65%) Wireless
7 5 (3.88%) Internet
7 5 (3.88%) Network Security
7 5 (3.88%) PBX
7 5 (3.88%) Unified Communications
7 5 (3.88%) VPN
8 4 (3.10%) Asterisk PBX
8 4 (3.10%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (3.10%) PABX
8 4 (3.10%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.33%) QlikView
3 2 (1.55%) GIS
3 2 (1.55%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.78%) Big Data
4 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.78%) DB2
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Metasploit
1 4 (3.10%) Selenium
2 1 (0.78%) ERwin
2 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (25.58%) Finance
2 24 (18.60%) Marketing
3 21 (16.28%) Manufacturing
4 18 (13.95%) Electronics
5 12 (9.30%) Retail
6 9 (6.98%) Banking
7 4 (3.10%) Military
8 2 (1.55%) Front Office
8 2 (1.55%) German Language
9 1 (0.78%) Automotive
9 1 (0.78%) Back Office
9 1 (0.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (16.28%) Analyst
2 15 (11.63%) Telecoms Engineer
3 12 (9.30%) Project Manager
4 11 (8.53%) Voice Engineer
5 9 (6.98%) Architect
5 9 (6.98%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.98%) Network Engineer
6 8 (6.20%) IT Analyst
7 7 (5.43%) Developer
7 7 (5.43%) IT Manager
8 6 (4.65%) Business IT Analyst
8 6 (4.65%) Datafill Engineer
8 6 (4.65%) IT Business Analyst
8 6 (4.65%) Telecoms Architect
8 6 (4.65%) Voice Network Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) Head of Infrastructure
9 5 (3.88%) Network Manager
9 5 (3.88%) Network Project Manager
9 5 (3.88%) Project Analyst
9 5 (3.88%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.88%) AngularJS
1 5 (3.88%) HTML
2 4 (3.10%) CSS
2 4 (3.10%) LAMP
3 2 (1.55%) EDI
4 1 (0.78%) Flash
4 1 (0.78%) HTML5
4 1 (0.78%) Ionic Framework
4 1 (0.78%) PhoneGap
4 1 (0.78%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.53%) Driving Licence
3 10 (7.75%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.88%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.10%) PKI
7 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.33%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (2.33%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (1.55%) NHS
8 2 (1.55%) PMI
9 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.78%) Clustering
9 1 (0.78%) CMDB
9 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.78%) Robotics
9 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.78%) User Experience
9 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.63%) Windows
2 7 (5.43%) Unix
3 3 (2.33%) Linux
3 3 (2.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.78%) Android
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.16%) Programme Management
2 15 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (11.63%) Digital Marketing
3 12 (9.30%) ITIL
3 12 (9.30%) Line Management
4 11 (8.53%) Migration
4 11 (8.53%) Service Management
5 10 (7.75%) Project Management
6 9 (6.98%) E-Commerce
7 7 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.43%) Change Management
7 7 (5.43%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.65%) Test Automation
8 6 (4.65%) Time Management
9 5 (3.88%) Open Source
9 5 (3.88%) Presales
9 5 (3.88%) Resource Management
10 4 (3.10%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.10%) Integration Testing
10 4 (3.10%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.65%) C#
1 6 (4.65%) SQL
2 4 (3.10%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.33%) Java
4 2 (1.55%) C
5 1 (0.78%) C++
5 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (3.88%) PMP
1 5 (3.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.33%) Degree
3 3 (2.33%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.55%) CCNA
4 2 (1.55%) CCNP
4 2 (1.55%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.78%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.78%) ISEB
5 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) SLA
2 3 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.33%) PMO
3 2 (1.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.55%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.10%) iptables
2 4 (3.10%) Postfix
2 4 (3.10%) Samba
2 4 (3.10%) Squid
3 3 (2.33%) Firmware
4 2 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (3.10%) Nessus
1 4 (3.10%) Nmap
2 3 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.78%) Ionix
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.78%) MOM
3 1 (0.78%) Netcool
Vendors
1 24 (18.60%) Cisco
2 18 (13.95%) SAP
3 11 (8.53%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.20%) VMware
5 6 (4.65%) Juniper
6 5 (3.88%) Remedy
7 4 (3.10%) BT
7 4 (3.10%) Citrix
7 4 (3.10%) HP
7 4 (3.10%) IBM
7 4 (3.10%) NEC
7 4 (3.10%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.33%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.55%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.55%) BMC
9 2 (1.55%) Capita
9 2 (1.55%) Hitachi
9 2 (1.55%) NetApp
9 2 (1.55%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.78%) F5