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 22 June 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 37 32
Rank change year-on-year +14 -5  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 14 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 5.98% 2.61% 1.47%
As % of the General category 21.21% 6.99% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 3
Median daily rate £500 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £359 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £458 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +2.58% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +16.12%  

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 66 143 95
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 28.21% 37.34% 34.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 118 63
Median daily rate £475 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £666 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.96 - £78.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.33 - £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.59 - £135.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 22 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 21 (70.00%) Finance
1 21 (70.00%) Manufacturing
2 20 (66.67%) Electronics
2 20 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (66.67%) Marketing
2 20 (66.67%) SAP
2 20 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
3 14 (46.67%) Java
4 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (40.00%) CSS
4 12 (40.00%) Web Development
4 12 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 12 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (36.67%) DevOps
5 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
5 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
5 11 (36.67%) TDD
5 11 (36.67%) Linux
5 11 (36.67%) Mac OS X
5 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
6 10 (33.33%) Unix
6 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 10 (33.33%) Line Management
6 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 9 (30.00%) User Experience
7 9 (30.00%) CTC Cleared

Telecoms
Co-occurring 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 (3.33%) CMS
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 20 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) Broadband
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (3.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (70.00%) Finance
1 21 (70.00%) Manufacturing
2 20 (66.67%) Electronics
2 20 (66.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (16.67%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Designer
5 2 (6.67%) Digital User Researcher
5 2 (6.67%) Pega Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Telecoms Architect
5 2 (6.67%) User Researcher
6 1 (3.33%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Content Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Digital Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) CSS
2 8 (26.67%) HTML
3 5 (16.67%) React
3 5 (16.67%) REST
3 5 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (6.67%) Node.js
5 1 (3.33%) HTML5
5 1 (3.33%) Java EE
5 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) CESG
3 1 (3.33%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Linux
1 11 (36.67%) Mac OS X
2 10 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
1 20 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 12 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 12 (40.00%) Web Development
3 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
3 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (36.67%) DevOps
3 11 (36.67%) TDD
4 10 (33.33%) Line Management
4 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 8 (26.67%) Web Design
6 6 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
6 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (20.00%) Visualisation
7 5 (16.67%) BDD
7 5 (16.67%) Front End Development
7 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) Python
3 6 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 9 (30.00%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) Pega
3 1 (3.33%) Bluefish Communications
3 1 (3.33%) BT
3 1 (3.33%) Huawei
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Virgin Media