Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 106 61
Rank change year-on-year -10 -45 +1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 142 171 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.72% 1.81% 2.90%
As % of the General category 5.74% 5.66% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 79 85
Midlands median daily rate £350 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +3.08% +8.33%
10th Percentile £198 £162 £141
90th Percentile £476 £515 £540
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 19
Midlands median hourly rate £13.45 £11.33 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.73% -8.26% -43.86%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.13 £12.00
90th Percentile £24.30 £17.44 £15.47
England median hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% -9.68% -24.39%

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 2474 3020 2817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 29.98% 31.96% 33.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1551 1933 1683
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £231 £241 £240
90th Percentile £563 £575 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £436
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.27% +2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 98 149
Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £15.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.66% -23.20% -28.07%
10th Percentile £10.29 £8.76 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £40.89 £43.75
England median hourly rate £26.61 £23.51 £25.00
% change year-on-year +13.16% -5.96% +13.64%

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 14 December 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in the Midlands over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 14 December 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 -5 87 £325 -5.11% 7
East Midlands +8 55 £355 +9.23% 18
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 51 (35.92%) Finance
2 33 (23.24%) Manufacturing
2 33 (23.24%) Programme Management
3 32 (22.54%) Marketing
4 27 (19.01%) Electronics
4 27 (19.01%) SAP
4 27 (19.01%) WAN
5 24 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (16.90%) Digital Marketing
6 23 (16.20%) LAN
7 18 (12.68%) Cisco
8 16 (11.27%) Retail
9 15 (10.56%) Windows
10 14 (9.86%) ITIL
11 13 (9.15%) Line Management
12 12 (8.45%) Data Centre
12 12 (8.45%) Management Information System
12 12 (8.45%) Service Delivery
12 12 (8.45%) Project Management
13 11 (7.75%) Microsoft
13 11 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (7.04%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (7.04%) SLA
14 10 (7.04%) Service Management
15 9 (6.34%) Q.931
15 9 (6.34%) DPNSS
15 9 (6.34%) VoIP
15 9 (6.34%) Change Management
15 9 (6.34%) VMware
16 8 (5.63%) Presales

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 4 (2.82%) Apache
1 4 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.41%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Primavera
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.93%) Office 365
2 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.41%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.01%) WAN
2 23 (16.20%) LAN
3 10 (7.04%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (6.34%) DPNSS
4 9 (6.34%) Q.931
4 9 (6.34%) VoIP
5 7 (4.93%) Firewall
5 7 (4.93%) MPLS
6 6 (4.23%) Ethernet
6 6 (4.23%) PBX
6 6 (4.23%) Unified Communications
6 6 (4.23%) Wireless
7 5 (3.52%) Internet
7 5 (3.52%) LDAP
7 5 (3.52%) SDH
7 5 (3.52%) VPN
8 4 (2.82%) DNS
8 4 (2.82%) FTP
8 4 (2.82%) GSM
8 4 (2.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.11%) Big Data
3 3 (2.11%) QlikView
4 2 (1.41%) Essbase
4 2 (1.41%) GIS
4 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.41%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.70%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.70%) DB2
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.70%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Metasploit
1 4 (2.82%) Selenium
2 3 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.70%) ERwin
3 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.70%) Subversion
3 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.70%) Xcode
General
1 51 (35.92%) Finance
2 33 (23.24%) Manufacturing
3 32 (22.54%) Marketing
4 27 (19.01%) Electronics
5 16 (11.27%) Retail
6 8 (5.63%) Banking
7 4 (2.82%) Military
8 2 (1.41%) Front Office
8 2 (1.41%) German Language
8 2 (1.41%) Legal
9 1 (0.70%) Automotive
9 1 (0.70%) Back Office
9 1 (0.70%) Billing
9 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (17.61%) Analyst
2 15 (10.56%) Architect
3 14 (9.86%) Telecoms Engineer
4 13 (9.15%) Voice Engineer
5 11 (7.75%) Business Analyst
5 11 (7.75%) Developer
5 11 (7.75%) Network Engineer
6 9 (6.34%) Datafill Engineer
7 8 (5.63%) IT Analyst
7 8 (5.63%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.63%) Voice Network Engineer
8 7 (4.93%) Lead Architect
8 7 (4.93%) Telecoms Architect
9 6 (4.23%) Business IT Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) Consultant
9 6 (4.23%) IT Business Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) IT Manager
10 5 (3.52%) Coordinator
10 5 (3.52%) Service Manager
10 5 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.52%) CSS
2 4 (2.82%) .NET
2 4 (2.82%) LAMP
3 3 (2.11%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (2.11%) HTML
3 3 (2.11%) Node.js
3 3 (2.11%) React
3 3 (2.11%) REST
4 2 (1.41%) EDI
5 1 (0.70%) Ajax
5 1 (0.70%) Flash
5 1 (0.70%) HTML5
5 1 (0.70%) LINQ
5 1 (0.70%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.70%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.70%) Sass
5 1 (0.70%) XML
5 1 (0.70%) XSL
5 1 (0.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.45%) Data Centre
1 12 (8.45%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.23%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.52%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.52%) NHS
5 4 (2.82%) PKI
6 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.11%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (2.11%) Freedom of Information Act
6 3 (2.11%) User Experience
7 2 (1.41%) Clustering
7 2 (1.41%) PMI
7 2 (1.41%) Robotics
7 2 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.70%) CMDB
8 1 (0.70%) Replication
8 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.56%) Windows
2 7 (4.93%) Unix
3 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.11%) Linux
4 3 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.70%) Android
5 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.24%) Programme Management
2 24 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (16.90%) Digital Marketing
3 14 (9.86%) ITIL
4 13 (9.15%) Line Management
5 12 (8.45%) Project Management
5 12 (8.45%) Service Delivery
6 11 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (7.04%) Service Management
8 9 (6.34%) Change Management
9 8 (5.63%) E-Commerce
9 8 (5.63%) Presales
10 6 (4.23%) Migration
10 6 (4.23%) Time Management
11 5 (3.52%) Open Source
11 5 (3.52%) Resource Management
11 5 (3.52%) Test Automation
12 4 (2.82%) Change Control
12 4 (2.82%) Integration Testing
12 4 (2.82%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.63%) C#
1 8 (5.63%) SQL
2 5 (3.52%) Java
3 4 (2.82%) C
4 3 (2.11%) C++
4 3 (2.11%) Python
5 2 (1.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.41%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.70%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.70%) Perl
6 1 (0.70%) R
6 1 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (4.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.82%) Degree
4 3 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.11%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.41%) CCNA
5 2 (1.41%) CCNP
5 2 (1.41%) PMP
5 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.70%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.70%) HND
6 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) SLA
2 5 (3.52%) PMO
3 3 (2.11%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.41%) QA
5 1 (0.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.70%) CDISC
5 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.70%) GxP
5 1 (0.70%) HL7
5 1 (0.70%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (4.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.82%) iptables
2 4 (2.82%) Postfix
2 4 (2.82%) Samba
2 4 (2.82%) Squid
3 3 (2.11%) Firmware
4 2 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.82%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (2.82%) Nessus
1 4 (2.82%) Nmap
2 3 (2.11%) SCCM
3 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.70%) Ionix
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.70%) MOM
3 1 (0.70%) Netcool
Vendors
1 27 (19.01%) SAP
2 18 (12.68%) Cisco
3 11 (7.75%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.34%) VMware
5 5 (3.52%) BT
5 5 (3.52%) IBM
5 5 (3.52%) Juniper
6 4 (2.82%) Citrix
6 4 (2.82%) HP
6 4 (2.82%) IFS
6 4 (2.82%) NEC
6 4 (2.82%) Oracle
6 4 (2.82%) Remedy
6 4 (2.82%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.11%) Capita
7 3 (2.11%) SonicWALL
7 3 (2.11%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.70%) Brocade
8 1 (0.70%) Cramer
8 1 (0.70%) Huawei