Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Telecommunications
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 28 23
Rank change year-on-year -48 -5 +8
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 6 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.95% 4.33% 3.47%
As % of the General category 1.39% 9.70% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Northern Ireland median daily rate £438 £406 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +35.42% -20.00%
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £14.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year +41.22% -0.87% -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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 432 134 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 68.57% 44.67% 51.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 101 58
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £360 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% +15.20% -0.79%
10th Percentile £306 £163 £102
90th Percentile £513 £475 £525
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - -
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +16.28%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Northern Ireland

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Northern Ireland

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Northern Ireland

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Northern Ireland

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
County Antrim -52 6 £438 +7.69%
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) CommVault
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Compuware
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Altiris
3 1 (16.67%) GDPR
3 1 (16.67%) JSF
3 1 (16.67%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SAP

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 2 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
1 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Support
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) JSF
1 1 (16.67%) PrimeFaces
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Altiris
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) CommVault
1 2 (33.33%) Compuware
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) SAP