Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 19 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
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 8 3
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 +4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 19 34 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 10.00% 12.88% 16.08%
As % of the General category 52.78% 46.58% 46.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Solihull median daily rate £250 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £350 £298
% change year-on-year -7.14% +17.65% +3.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Solihull median hourly rate - £15.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.86 £12.18 £12.35
% change year-on-year +13.84% -1.42% -50.10%

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 Solihull with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 36 73 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 18.95% 27.65% 34.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 26
Solihull median daily rate £468 £358 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -16.13% +17.59%
10th Percentile £295 £179 £350
90th Percentile £596 £471 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Solihull median hourly rate £51.83 £15.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +234.39% -63.53% +28.79%
10th Percentile £44.12 £15.25 £24.70
90th Percentile £57.54 £15.75 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £19.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year +58.44% -31.25% -11.11%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Solihull

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Solihull

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Solihull

For the 6 months to 19 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 13 (68.42%) LAN
2 12 (63.16%) WAN
3 6 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) Unified Communications
5 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
5 4 (21.05%) PMP
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) VoIP
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
5 4 (21.05%) Service Management
5 4 (21.05%) Service Design
5 4 (21.05%) Network Virtualisation
6 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
6 3 (15.79%) Presales
6 3 (15.79%) TOWER Software
6 3 (15.79%) BT
6 3 (15.79%) Unix
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) SDH
6 3 (15.79%) IBM
6 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (15.79%) Capita
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (10.53%) Selenium

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) LAN
2 12 (63.16%) WAN
3 6 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (21.05%) Unified Communications
4 4 (21.05%) VoIP
5 3 (15.79%) SDH
6 2 (10.53%) DSL
6 2 (10.53%) GPON
7 1 (5.26%) DWDM
7 1 (5.26%) VLAN
7 1 (5.26%) VPN
7 1 (5.26%) Wireless
7 1 (5.26%) WLAN
7 1 (5.26%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.26%) Back Office
1 1 (5.26%) Billing
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Network Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Network Project Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL Manager
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL Service Design Manager
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL Service Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Service Design Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Service Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Telecoms Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Lead Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Telecoms Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Unix
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
1 4 (21.05%) Network Virtualisation
1 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
1 4 (21.05%) Project Management
1 4 (21.05%) Service Design
1 4 (21.05%) Service Management
2 3 (15.79%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (15.79%) Presales
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
3 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Project Governance
4 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) PMP
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PMO
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
3 3 (15.79%) BT
3 3 (15.79%) Capita
3 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 3 (15.79%) TOWER Software
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) Brocade
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft