The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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 / Staffordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 21 32
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 3.38% 0.56%
As % of the General category - 12.82% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £328 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.12%  
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 40 39 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 28.57% 26.35% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 29
Median daily rate £413 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £270 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
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 Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Staffordshire

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) sed
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (20.00%) CAD
2 1 (20.00%) GIS
2 1 (20.00%) Xilinx
2 1 (20.00%) Altera

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) GIS
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Installation Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) sed
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Altera
1 1 (20.00%) Xilinx