Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 92 118
Rank change year-on-year +6 +26 -38
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 15 10 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.14% 0.83% 1.45%
As % of the General category 7.11% 4.63% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 23
North East median daily rate £390 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.24% +13.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £258 £243 £266
90th Percentile £718 £513 £488
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
North East median hourly rate £14.77 - £11.33
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.64% +39.66% -14.71%

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 211 216 369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.02% 17.99% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 134 262
North East median daily rate £395 £366 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.85% -8.44% -5.88%
10th Percentile £270 £225 £263
90th Percentile £588 £615 £563
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 2
North East median hourly rate £15.00 £29.80 £22.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.66% +32.30% +59.75%
10th Percentile £12.63 £15.44 £13.57
90th Percentile £46.55 £102.38 £31.48
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -3.85%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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
Tyne and Wear +3 10 £413 -10.81% 4
Durham -12 4 £265 -36.72% 2
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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%) Manufacturing
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Marketing
1 7 (46.67%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 6 (40.00%) Electronics
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) SAP
2 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) OOP
3 3 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) Validation
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Selenium
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (20.00%) RESTful
3 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (20.00%) JMeter
3 3 (20.00%) SDET
3 3 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Taurus
4 2 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7

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 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
1 2 (13.33%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) BGP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) MPLS
2 1 (6.67%) OSPF
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JMeter
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
1 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.67%) GitLab
2 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (46.67%) Manufacturing
1 7 (46.67%) Marketing
2 6 (40.00%) Electronics
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (20.00%) Tester
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Deskside Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) QA Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Marketing Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) RESTful
1 3 (20.00%) Taurus
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) Symfony
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (6.67%) WebSockets
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) CentOS
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) OOP
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) SDET
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) B2B
5 1 (6.67%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) HP ALM
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Genesys
2 2 (13.33%) Wyse
3 1 (6.67%) Black Duck
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) F5
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) Zend