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 3 months to 24 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
West Midlands / Solihull
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 26 8
Rank change year-on-year +12 -18  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 8.54% 3.73% 8.00%
As % of the General category 35.00% 31.58% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £250 £219 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.02% +21.80%  
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 Solihull with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 20 19 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 24.39% 11.80% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 7
Median daily rate £378 £309 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.36% -17.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £435 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 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 24 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Project Management
3 7 (18.92%) LAN
4 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (16.22%) WAN
4 6 (16.22%) Logistics
5 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
5 5 (13.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (13.51%) Presales
6 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
6 4 (10.81%) Programme Delivery
6 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.81%) SLA
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco
6 4 (10.81%) PMP
6 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.11%) Network Planning
7 3 (8.11%) BT
7 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
7 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.41%) Customer Identification
8 2 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (5.41%) Line Management
8 2 (5.41%) WF
8 2 (5.41%) Process Improvement
8 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
8 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.41%) Nokia

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) LAN
2 6 (16.22%) WAN
3 2 (5.41%) Internet
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) ADSL
4 1 (2.70%) DWDM
4 1 (2.70%) GPON
4 1 (2.70%) GSM
4 1 (2.70%) PSTN
4 1 (2.70%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.70%) SDH
4 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.70%) xDSL
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Project Manager
2 9 (24.32%) Telecoms Manager
3 8 (21.62%) Network Manager
4 6 (16.22%) Bid Manager
5 5 (13.51%) Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Network Project Manager
5 5 (13.51%) Programme Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Administrator
6 4 (10.81%) Coordinator
6 4 (10.81%) Project Administrator
6 4 (10.81%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (10.81%) Project Support Administrator
6 4 (10.81%) Project Support Coordinator
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Network Project Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Telecoms Programme Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Build Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Project Supervisor
7 3 (8.11%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Project Management
2 6 (16.22%) Logistics
2 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
3 5 (13.51%) Presales
3 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
4 4 (10.81%) Programme Delivery
4 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
5 3 (8.11%) Network Planning
6 2 (5.41%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Customer Identification
6 2 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.41%) Line Management
6 2 (5.41%) Network Design
6 2 (5.41%) Process Improvement
6 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.41%) Workflow
7 1 (2.70%) Change Control
7 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.70%) DNA
7 1 (2.70%) People Management
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) PMP
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Cisco
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) BT
3 2 (5.41%) Nokia
4 1 (2.70%) Avaya
4 1 (2.70%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.70%) Genesys
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Juniper
4 1 (2.70%) Verint