The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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 West
Rank 55 67 46
Rank change year-on-year +12 -21  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 78 97 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.00% 2.54% 3.50%
As % of the General category 9.18% 7.69% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 67 60
Median daily rate £414 £419 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.19% +31.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £244 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 2
Median hourly rate £11.33 £13.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.07% -65.16%  
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 West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 850 1261 1285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.69% 32.98% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 776 674
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 55 64
Median hourly rate £30.00 £23.77 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.20% +33.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £14.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.37 £50.05
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 West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 West

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Telecoms in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in the North West

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in the North West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in the North West

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in the North West

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in the North West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in the North West

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West 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
Manchester +8 53 £500 +23.07% 46
Cheshire +19 12 £110 -75.55% 16
Lancashire - 7 £415 - 9
Merseyside -2 2 £410 +5.80% 6
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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 West region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 56 (38.62%) Finance
2 31 (21.38%) Programme Management
3 30 (20.69%) Marketing
4 29 (20.00%) SAP
5 27 (18.62%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (17.93%) Electronics
6 26 (17.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 26 (17.93%) Digital Marketing
6 26 (17.93%) Manufacturing
7 25 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (15.86%) Project Management
9 22 (15.17%) Microsoft
10 17 (11.72%) Driving Licence
11 15 (10.34%) Java
11 15 (10.34%) Risk Management
11 15 (10.34%) Banking
12 14 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (9.66%) MS Excel
12 14 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (8.97%) Python
14 12 (8.28%) Apache Spark
14 12 (8.28%) Hadoop
14 12 (8.28%) Open Source
15 11 (7.59%) Big Data
15 11 (7.59%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (7.59%) Business Transformation
15 11 (7.59%) C
15 11 (7.59%) SQL
15 11 (7.59%) Workflow
16 10 (6.90%) Migration

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 12 (8.28%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.69%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.69%) Drupal
4 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.69%) Smallworld
Applications
1 14 (9.66%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.14%) MS Office
3 4 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.76%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.69%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 26 (17.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.76%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.69%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.69%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (6.21%) Google Cloud Platform
1 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.76%) Office 365
3 2 (1.38%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.52%) 3G
2 7 (4.83%) 2G
2 7 (4.83%) 4G
2 7 (4.83%) Broadband
2 7 (4.83%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (2.76%) LAN
3 4 (2.76%) LTE
3 4 (2.76%) VoIP
3 4 (2.76%) WAN
4 3 (2.07%) DNS
4 3 (2.07%) Firewall
4 3 (2.07%) RNC
5 2 (1.38%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.38%) DHCP
5 2 (1.38%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.38%) Internet
5 2 (1.38%) SMTP
5 2 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.38%) VLAN
5 2 (1.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.28%) Hadoop
2 11 (7.59%) Big Data
3 5 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.38%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (1.38%) HDInsight
4 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.38%) Spark SQL
4 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.69%) GIS
5 1 (0.69%) Impala
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.69%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.69%) GitLab
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.69%) Vagrant
General
1 56 (38.62%) Finance
2 30 (20.69%) Marketing
3 26 (17.93%) Electronics
3 26 (17.93%) Manufacturing
4 15 (10.34%) Banking
5 5 (3.45%) Retail
6 2 (1.38%) Games
6 2 (1.38%) Legal
7 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (8.97%) Analyst
1 13 (8.97%) Project Manager
2 12 (8.28%) Developer
3 10 (6.90%) Consultant
4 9 (6.21%) Administrator
4 9 (6.21%) Delivery Manager
4 9 (6.21%) Installation Technician
5 8 (5.52%) Architect
5 8 (5.52%) Project Administrator
6 7 (4.83%) Business Analyst
6 7 (4.83%) Data Engineer
6 7 (4.83%) Telecoms Engineer
7 6 (4.14%) Coordinator
8 5 (3.45%) Project Coordinator
8 5 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.45%) Telecoms Manager
9 4 (2.76%) Big Data Engineer
9 4 (2.76%) Hadoop Engineer
9 4 (2.76%) Installations Engineer
10 3 (2.07%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.52%) .NET
2 3 (2.07%) Web Services
3 2 (1.38%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.38%) Ajax
3 2 (1.38%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.38%) CSS
3 2 (1.38%) HTML
3 2 (1.38%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (1.38%) RESTful
3 2 (1.38%) SOAP
3 2 (1.38%) Spark Streaming
3 2 (1.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (1.38%) WCF
3 2 (1.38%) WinForms
3 2 (1.38%) XML
4 1 (0.69%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.72%) Driving Licence
2 14 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.76%) PMI
5 3 (2.07%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.38%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.38%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.69%) Clustering
7 1 (0.69%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.69%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.69%) Fintech
7 1 (0.69%) NHS
7 1 (0.69%) PKI
7 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.69%) User Experience
7 1 (0.69%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.83%) Windows
2 3 (2.07%) Android
3 2 (1.38%) Unix
3 2 (1.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.69%) Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Solaris
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.38%) Programme Management
2 27 (18.62%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (17.93%) Digital Marketing
4 25 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (15.86%) Project Management
6 15 (10.34%) Risk Management
7 14 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (8.28%) Open Source
9 11 (7.59%) Business Transformation
9 11 (7.59%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (7.59%) Workflow
10 10 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (6.90%) Migration
11 9 (6.21%) Business Analysis
11 9 (6.21%) ITIL
12 8 (5.52%) DevOps
13 6 (4.14%) BDD
13 6 (4.14%) DNA
13 6 (4.14%) Portfolio Management
13 6 (4.14%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.34%) Java
2 13 (8.97%) Python
3 11 (7.59%) C
3 11 (7.59%) SQL
4 5 (3.45%) C#
5 4 (2.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.38%) C++
6 2 (1.38%) F#
7 1 (0.69%) Cython
7 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (5.52%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.83%) Degree
3 6 (4.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.45%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.76%) ECDL
6 3 (2.07%) HND
7 2 (1.38%) CCNA
7 2 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.38%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.38%) ISEB
7 2 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.38%) PMP
8 1 (0.69%) CCNP
8 1 (0.69%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) QA
1 6 (4.14%) SLA
2 4 (2.76%) PMO
3 1 (0.69%) GDPR
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.07%) Docker
2 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.69%) KVM
3 1 (0.69%) Veritas File System
3 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.38%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (0.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.69%) Puppet
2 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (20.00%) SAP
2 22 (15.17%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.21%) Google
4 8 (5.52%) HP
5 7 (4.83%) Huawei
6 5 (3.45%) Cisco
6 5 (3.45%) Oracle
7 4 (2.76%) Nortel
8 3 (2.07%) Ericsson
8 3 (2.07%) NEC
8 3 (2.07%) Nokia
9 2 (1.38%) Cramer
9 2 (1.38%) EMC
9 2 (1.38%) IronPort
9 2 (1.38%) Nokia Networks
9 2 (1.38%) Remedy
9 2 (1.38%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.38%) Sophos
9 2 (1.38%) Trend Micro
9 2 (1.38%) VMware
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