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 29 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.

Telecommunications
West Midlands / Solihull
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 12 13
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 28 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 24.78% 9.92% 2.74%
As % of the General category 54.90% 32.43% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £338 £130 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +159.61% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Solihull with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 51 37 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 45.13% 30.58% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 7
Median daily rate £338 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £573 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Solihull over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 29 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 28 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 23 (35.94%) LAN
2 23 (35.94%) WAN
3 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
3 15 (23.44%) Presales
3 15 (23.44%) SC Cleared
4 14 (21.88%) BT
5 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (18.75%) Cisco
5 12 (18.75%) ADSL
6 11 (17.19%) Broadband
6 11 (17.19%) GSM
6 11 (17.19%) PSTN
6 11 (17.19%) SDH
6 11 (17.19%) C#
6 11 (17.19%) HTML
6 11 (17.19%) SQL
6 11 (17.19%) .NET
6 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
6 11 (17.19%) Visual Studio
6 11 (17.19%) CSS
6 11 (17.19%) SOAP
6 11 (17.19%) XML
6 11 (17.19%) Juniper
6 11 (17.19%) DWDM
6 11 (17.19%) Finance
6 11 (17.19%) MVC
6 11 (17.19%) NServiceBus
6 11 (17.19%) KnockoutJS
6 11 (17.19%) PowerShell

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 11 (17.19%) NServiceBus
2 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 23 (35.94%) LAN
1 23 (35.94%) WAN
2 12 (18.75%) ADSL
3 11 (17.19%) Broadband
3 11 (17.19%) DWDM
3 11 (17.19%) GPON
3 11 (17.19%) GSM
3 11 (17.19%) PSTN
3 11 (17.19%) SDH
3 11 (17.19%) xDSL
4 2 (3.13%) Internet
4 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.56%) 802.11
5 1 (1.56%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
1 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (17.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Architect
2 13 (20.31%) Telecoms Architect
3 11 (17.19%) Lead Architect
4 10 (15.63%) C# Software Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) Software Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) .NET Software Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Project Manager
6 6 (9.38%) Telecoms Manager
7 5 (7.81%) Network Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Programme Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Administrator
8 4 (6.25%) Bid Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Coordinator
8 4 (6.25%) Network Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Project Administrator
8 4 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
8 4 (6.25%) Project Support Administrator
8 4 (6.25%) Project Support Coordinator
8 4 (6.25%) Telecoms Programme Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) .NET
1 11 (17.19%) CSS
1 11 (17.19%) HTML
1 11 (17.19%) jQuery
1 11 (17.19%) KnockoutJS
1 11 (17.19%) SOAP
1 11 (17.19%) StructureMap
1 11 (17.19%) WCF
1 11 (17.19%) XML
2 2 (3.13%) WF
3 1 (1.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.13%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) Presales
2 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.19%) MVC
3 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
4 9 (14.06%) Customer Engagement
5 7 (10.94%) Project Management
6 6 (9.38%) Logistics
7 5 (7.81%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.69%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.13%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 2 (3.13%) Customer Identification
9 2 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.13%) Line Management
9 2 (3.13%) Network Design
9 2 (3.13%) Network Planning
9 2 (3.13%) Process Improvement
9 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.13%) Workflow
10 1 (1.56%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.19%) C#
1 11 (17.19%) PowerShell
1 11 (17.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 15 (23.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.88%) BT
3 12 (18.75%) Cisco
4 11 (17.19%) Juniper
5 9 (14.06%) Capita
5 9 (14.06%) IBM
5 9 (14.06%) TOWER Software
6 2 (3.13%) Nokia
7 1 (1.56%) Aruba
7 1 (1.56%) Avaya
7 1 (1.56%) Genesys
7 1 (1.56%) Remedy
7 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.56%) Verint