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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
England / North East
Rank 64 62 46
Rank change year-on-year -2 -16  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 21 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.86% 1.15% 1.74%
As % of the General category 16.54% 4.78% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 6
Median daily rate £330 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.53% +13.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £141 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.33 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.64% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £44.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year -70.45% +112.04%  

Telecoms is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 127 209 145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 17.28% 24.05% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 138 86
Median daily rate £365 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +4.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Median hourly rate £11.33 £18.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.75% -26.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Telecoms as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -2 14 £333 +22.01% 11
Durham +3 7 £300 - 2
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 13 (39.39%) ITIL
1 13 (39.39%) Service Management
1 13 (39.39%) ITSM
2 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 12 (36.36%) Degree
3 11 (33.33%) HP
3 11 (33.33%) Cisco
4 10 (30.30%) CCNP
4 10 (30.30%) LAN
4 10 (30.30%) WAN
4 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
4 10 (30.30%) Riverbed
4 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
4 10 (30.30%) Firewall
4 10 (30.30%) Wireless
4 10 (30.30%) BIG-IP
4 10 (30.30%) Network Design
4 10 (30.30%) Aruba
4 10 (30.30%) F5
5 9 (27.27%) FortiGate
5 9 (27.27%) JNCIA
5 9 (27.27%) JNCIE
5 9 (27.27%) CCSE
5 9 (27.27%) CCSA
5 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 9 (27.27%) HP ASE
5 9 (27.27%) HP MASE
5 9 (27.27%) Fortinet
5 9 (27.27%) CCIE

Telecoms
Top Related 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 (3.03%) JBoss
1 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.03%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) BIG-IP
1 10 (30.30%) Firewall
1 10 (30.30%) LAN
1 10 (30.30%) WAN
1 10 (30.30%) Wireless
2 5 (15.15%) OpenScape
3 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.03%) BGP
4 1 (3.03%) DHCP
4 1 (3.03%) DNS
4 1 (3.03%) DSL
4 1 (3.03%) FTP
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) IPsec
4 1 (3.03%) OSPF
4 1 (3.03%) SMTP
4 1 (3.03%) SNMP
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) JMeter
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Manufacturing
3 6 (18.18%) Billing
4 4 (12.12%) Electronics
4 4 (12.12%) Marketing
5 3 (9.09%) Retail
6 1 (3.03%) Law
6 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Installation Technician
4 2 (6.06%) Payroll Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Business Change Business Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) HR Manager
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Service Designer
5 1 (3.03%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) IVR
2 3 (9.09%) Virtual Team
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) ITIL
1 13 (39.39%) ITSM
1 13 (39.39%) Service Management
2 10 (30.30%) Network Design
3 6 (18.18%) Project Management
4 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.12%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
6 3 (9.09%) ERP
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) Virtual Team Management
7 2 (6.06%) Change Control
7 2 (6.06%) Coaching
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) CRM
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.06%) People Management
7 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Degree
2 10 (30.30%) CCNP
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
3 9 (27.27%) CCDP
3 9 (27.27%) CCIE
3 9 (27.27%) CCIP
3 9 (27.27%) CCSA
3 9 (27.27%) CCSE
3 9 (27.27%) HP ASE
3 9 (27.27%) HP MASE
3 9 (27.27%) JNCIA
3 9 (27.27%) JNCIE
3 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) APMP
4 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.06%) ISEB
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
1 1 (3.03%) Firmware
1 1 (3.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco
1 11 (33.33%) HP
2 10 (30.30%) Aruba
2 10 (30.30%) F5
2 10 (30.30%) Riverbed
3 9 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 9 (27.27%) Fortinet
3 9 (27.27%) Juniper
4 6 (18.18%) Siemens
5 4 (12.12%) SAP
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle
7 1 (3.03%) Amdocs
7 1 (3.03%) BT
7 1 (3.03%) MuleSoft
7 1 (3.03%) Remedy
7 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.03%) Sitecore
7 1 (3.03%) Tableau
7 1 (3.03%) WorldPay
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