The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 36 40 27
Rank change year-on-year +4 -13  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 15 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 4.02% 2.77% 1.59%
As % of the General category 13.39% 7.89% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 4
Median daily rate £425 £345 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.18% -22.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £226 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £44.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -70.45% +69.23%  

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 Sheffield with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 112 152 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 30.03% 35.10% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 103 52
Median daily rate £450 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Sheffield

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Sheffield over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Sheffield

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Sheffield

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 19 (44.19%) Finance
1 19 (44.19%) Manufacturing
2 18 (41.86%) Programme Management
2 18 (41.86%) Electronics
2 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) SAP
2 18 (41.86%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (41.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (41.86%) Marketing
2 18 (41.86%) Digital Marketing
3 13 (30.23%) Cisco
4 9 (20.93%) User Experience
5 8 (18.60%) Migration
6 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (16.28%) Web Design
6 7 (16.28%) Service Design
7 6 (13.95%) Firewall
7 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
7 6 (13.95%) Oracle
7 6 (13.95%) HTML
7 6 (13.95%) Java
7 6 (13.95%) Acme Packet
7 6 (13.95%) F5
7 6 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (13.95%) Web Development
7 6 (13.95%) Brocade
7 6 (13.95%) Blue Coat
8 4 (9.30%) TDD
8 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
8 4 (9.30%) CSS

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (41.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (13.95%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) Broadband
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (44.19%) Finance
1 19 (44.19%) Manufacturing
2 18 (41.86%) Electronics
2 18 (41.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Billing
3 1 (2.33%) Publishing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Network Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Architect
3 5 (11.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Designer
3 5 (11.63%) User Researcher
4 4 (9.30%) Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Digital User Researcher
4 4 (9.30%) Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Content Designer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Designer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior UX Designer
6 2 (4.65%) Telecoms Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Telecoms Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) HTML
2 4 (9.30%) CSS
3 2 (4.65%) Node.js
3 2 (4.65%) XMPP
4 1 (2.33%) HTML5
4 1 (2.33%) Java EE
4 1 (2.33%) RESTful
4 1 (2.33%) Velocity
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) CESG
2 1 (2.33%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
1 3 (6.98%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (41.86%) Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) Digital Marketing
1 18 (41.86%) Programme Management
2 8 (18.60%) Migration
3 7 (16.28%) Service Design
3 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (16.28%) Web Design
4 6 (13.95%) Web Development
5 4 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (9.30%) TDD
6 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.98%) DevOps
6 3 (6.98%) Visualisation
7 2 (4.65%) Facilities Management
7 2 (4.65%) Kanban
7 2 (4.65%) Line Management
7 2 (4.65%) Open Source
7 2 (4.65%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) Java
2 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.65%) PHP
3 2 (4.65%) Python
3 2 (4.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) CCNA
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) SAP
2 13 (30.23%) Cisco
3 6 (13.95%) Acme Packet
3 6 (13.95%) Blue Coat
3 6 (13.95%) Brocade
3 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
3 6 (13.95%) F5
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) Bluefish Communications
4 2 (4.65%) Pega
5 1 (2.33%) BT
5 1 (2.33%) HP