Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 80 143
Rank change year-on-year -1 +63 -62
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 25 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.94% 2.23% 0.65%
As % of the General category 10.96% 11.98% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 8
North East median daily rate £475 £330 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.94% +5.60% -
10th Percentile £173 £213 £89
90th Percentile £738 £503 £405
England median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
North East median hourly rate - £11.33 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.78% -
England median hourly rate £21.75 £13.86 £22.50
% change year-on-year +56.93% -38.40% +28.57%

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 228 242 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.66% 18.63% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 173 287
North East median daily rate £398 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.57% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £260 £221 £200
90th Percentile £638 £550 £540
England median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 15
North East median hourly rate £15.90 £24.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.12% -7.55% +120.83%
10th Percentile £12.98 £11.33 £11.35
90th Percentile £35.15 £35.17 £28.30
England median hourly rate £27.08 £24.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +9.41% -1.00% +11.11%

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 July 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 18 July 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 +2 23 £475 +24.18% 4
Durham -12 1 - - 5
Teesside - 1 - -
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Finance
3 10 (40.00%) ITIL
4 8 (32.00%) SAP
4 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (32.00%) Service Management
5 7 (28.00%) Electronics
5 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
5 7 (28.00%) Programme Management
5 7 (28.00%) Marketing
5 7 (28.00%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (28.00%) Decision-Making
6 6 (24.00%) Network Security
6 6 (24.00%) Firewall
6 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (24.00%) Project Management
6 6 (24.00%) Cisco
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (24.00%) WAN
7 5 (20.00%) Degree
7 5 (20.00%) Product Management
7 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (16.00%) SFIA
8 4 (16.00%) Unified Communications
8 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (16.00%) Data Management
8 4 (16.00%) IP Telephony
8 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (16.00%) Network Design

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 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) PaaS
1 3 (12.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
1 6 (24.00%) Network Security
1 6 (24.00%) WAN
2 4 (16.00%) BGP
2 4 (16.00%) DHCP
2 4 (16.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) IP Telephony
2 4 (16.00%) OSPF
2 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (16.00%) VPN
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) ATM
4 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) GitLab
1 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Electronics
2 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (28.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Designer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Support
4 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) ATM Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Product Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) CentOS
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) ITIL
3 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (32.00%) Service Management
4 7 (28.00%) Decision-Making
4 7 (28.00%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (28.00%) Programme Management
5 6 (24.00%) Project Management
6 5 (20.00%) Product Management
7 4 (16.00%) Contract Management
7 4 (16.00%) Data Management
7 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (16.00%) IT Strategy
7 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (16.00%) Network Design
7 4 (16.00%) Open Source
7 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (16.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (16.00%) SFIA
7 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (16.00%) CCDP
3 4 (16.00%) CCIE
3 4 (16.00%) CCNA
3 4 (16.00%) CCNP
3 4 (16.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) CISM
3 4 (16.00%) CISSP
3 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) APMP
6 1 (4.00%) Master's Degree
6 1 (4.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) SAP
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) Genesys
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.00%) F5
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) Juniper
5 2 (8.00%) McAfee
6 1 (4.00%) Black Duck
6 1 (4.00%) GENBAND
6 1 (4.00%) Meraki
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat