Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 80 147
Rank change year-on-year +3 +67 -66
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 27 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.21% 1.68% 0.94%
As % of the General category 11.95% 9.55% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 17
North East median daily rate £444 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.58% -2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £173 £233 £243
90th Percentile £775 £488 £490
England median daily rate £425 £424 £400
% change year-on-year +0.29% +5.94% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
North East median hourly rate £13.00 - £11.72
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -1.58% +31.03% -6.45%

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 226 220 434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.49% 17.61% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 157 295
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £224 £216 £205
90th Percentile £660 £596 £544
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
North East median hourly rate £15.90 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.20% - +122.67%
10th Percentile £12.27 £21.05 £11.30
90th Percentile £35.65 £38.33 £28.45
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.75 £23.59
% change year-on-year -6.80% +9.16% +3.33%

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018. 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 +8 23 £500 +17.65% 2
Durham -15 2 £248 -44.23% 3
Teesside +3 1 - -
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Finance
3 10 (37.04%) ITIL
4 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 8 (29.63%) Programme Management
5 8 (29.63%) Marketing
5 8 (29.63%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (29.63%) SAP
5 8 (29.63%) Service Management
5 8 (29.63%) Electronics
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (22.22%) WAN
7 6 (22.22%) Firewall
7 6 (22.22%) Decision-Making
8 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
8 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
8 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
8 5 (18.52%) Network Security
8 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
9 4 (14.81%) Degree
9 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
9 4 (14.81%) OSPF
9 4 (14.81%) BGP
9 4 (14.81%) Project Management
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.81%) SLA

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 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) PaaS
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
1 6 (22.22%) WAN
2 5 (18.52%) Network Security
3 4 (14.81%) BGP
3 4 (14.81%) OSPF
4 3 (11.11%) DHCP
4 3 (11.11%) DNS
4 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 3 (11.11%) LAN
4 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 3 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (3.70%) ATM
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.70%) MPLS
6 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) GitLab
1 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.70%) JMeter
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 8 (29.63%) Electronics
3 8 (29.63%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Military
4 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Service Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Service Desk Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Designer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Support
4 2 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) ATM Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Head of Infrastructure
5 1 (3.70%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.70%) jQuery
1 1 (3.70%) JSON
1 1 (3.70%) RESTful
1 1 (3.70%) Symfony
1 1 (3.70%) Taurus
1 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (3.70%) WebSockets
1 1 (3.70%) XML
1 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
1 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Driving Licence
2 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) CentOS
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) ITIL
3 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (29.63%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (29.63%) Programme Management
4 8 (29.63%) Service Management
5 6 (22.22%) Decision-Making
6 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
6 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
7 4 (14.81%) Coaching
7 4 (14.81%) Open Source
7 4 (14.81%) Project Management
8 3 (11.11%) Availability Management
8 3 (11.11%) Contract Management
8 3 (11.11%) DevOps
8 3 (11.11%) High Availability
8 3 (11.11%) IT Strategy
8 3 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (11.11%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Java
1 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.70%) PHP
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.81%) CCNA
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) CCDP
3 3 (11.11%) CCIE
3 3 (11.11%) CCNP
3 3 (11.11%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) CISM
3 3 (11.11%) CISSP
3 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) APMP
5 1 (3.70%) Master's Degree
5 1 (3.70%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Ansible
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
1 2 (7.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) SAP
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 3 (11.11%) F5
5 2 (7.41%) Black Duck
5 2 (7.41%) Genesys
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Juniper
5 2 (7.41%) McAfee
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.70%) GENBAND
6 1 (3.70%) Meraki
6 1 (3.70%) Zend