Period
to 9 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 9 December 2019 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 > North East
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 87 88
Rank change year-on-year +21 +1 +47
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 15 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.49% 1.62% 0.99%
As % of the General category 4.98% 5.66% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 5
North East median daily rate £350 £401 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.77% -2.73% +10.00%
10th Percentile £245 £253 £189
90th Percentile £585 £775 £498
England median daily rate £420 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -6.67% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
North East median hourly rate £14.25 £14.77 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.52% - -
England median hourly rate £18.00 £19.39 £21.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% -7.69% +36.59%

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 North East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 301 371 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 29.92% 28.60% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 251 220
North East median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £234
90th Percentile £588 £600 £589
England median daily rate £493 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +1.13% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 11
North East median hourly rate £19.43 £15.70 £17.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.74% -10.18% -2.89%
10th Percentile £11.60 £11.19 £10.25
90th Percentile £36.63 £43.20 £47.83
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +2.33% -6.52% +14.21%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in the North East

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in the North East

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in the North East over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in the North East

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in the North East

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the North East region over the 6 months to 9 December 2019. 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
Durham +23 11 £350 +32.08% 3
Tyne and Wear 0 3 £413 - 15
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 North East region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 7 (46.67%) Wireless
2 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 5 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) Data Security
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) CCNP
3 5 (33.33%) CCNA
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) LAN
3 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 5 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 3 (20.00%) SCCM
4 3 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) SQL

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Wireless
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 5 (33.33%) LAN
2 5 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) CouchDB
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) Analyst
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Deskside Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Deskside Support
1 2 (13.33%) Deskside Support Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
1 2 (13.33%) Developer
1 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Coach
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Telephony Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (13.33%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) CSS3
1 2 (13.33%) Google Maps API
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) HTML5
1 2 (13.33%) jQuery
1 2 (13.33%) RESTful
1 2 (13.33%) SOAP
1 2 (13.33%) Symfony
1 2 (13.33%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Fibre Optics
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (33.33%) Data Security
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) OO PHP
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Compliance Audit
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Design
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) PHP
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CCNA
1 5 (33.33%) CCNP
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
1 5 (33.33%) Citrix
1 5 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 2 (13.33%) Facebook
2 2 (13.33%) Google
2 2 (13.33%) Instagram
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Twitter
2 2 (13.33%) Wyse
3 1 (6.67%) BT
3 1 (6.67%) Openreach
3 1 (6.67%) SAP