Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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
England > North East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 142 79
Rank change year-on-year +54 -63 +8
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 12 25 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.98% 0.91% 1.94%
As % of the General category 5.50% 5.84% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 30
North East median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +12.28%
10th Percentile £189 £243 £211
90th Percentile £498 £490 £538
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
North East median hourly rate - £11.72 £14.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.58% -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £15.13 £15.88
% change year-on-year +32.23% -4.72% -22.56%

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 218 428 463
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.78% 15.57% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 306 289
North East median daily rate £350 £378 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.28% -9.36% +11.07%
10th Percentile £225 £243 £259
90th Percentile £615 £563 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 18
North East median hourly rate £19.30 £19.11 £14.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.99% +36.01% -13.54%
10th Percentile £15.44 £9.99 £10.06
90th Percentile £40.16 £27.45 £46.65
England median hourly rate £25.31 £24.50 £24.54
% change year-on-year +3.31% -0.16% +13.98%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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
Durham +8 6 £413 +168.29%
Tyne and Wear +47 5 £450 +20.00%
Teesside - 1 £350 -
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North East region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (25.00%) Genesys
3 2 (16.67%) Siemens
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Progress
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Maximo
3 2 (16.67%) IVR
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (16.67%) OpenScape
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (8.33%) OpenLayers
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Billing
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) Maven
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) OpenScape
2 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Military
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Designer
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Maximo Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Maximo Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (8.33%) Apache CXF
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HornetQ
2 1 (8.33%) JMS
2 1 (8.33%) OpenLayers
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) IVR
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Contact Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) DSDM
3 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Kanban
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Genesys
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) Progress
3 2 (16.67%) Siemens
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) VMware