Period
to 16 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 85 121
Rank change year-on-year +5 +36 -44
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 10 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.01% 0.55% 1.23%
As % of the General category 6.41% 3.25% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 18
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.81% +23.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £328 £184 £293
90th Percentile £775 £513 £489
North East median daily rate £390 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -8.24% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.89 - -
North East median hourly rate £14.77 - -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 156 154 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 15.74% 16.81% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 106 215
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £262 £225 £269
90th Percentile £589 £626 £563
North East median daily rate £375 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +2.74% -8.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £36.00 £17.10 £33.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.53% -49.29% +110.75%
North East median hourly rate £15.45 £29.80 £33.72
% change year-on-year -48.16% -11.63% +139.15%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Tyne and Wear

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Tyne and Wear

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Tyne and Wear

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Tyne and Wear

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 9 £413 -10.81% 2
Gateshead - 1 £475 - 2
Telecoms
North East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 6 (60.00%) SAP
1 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Electronics
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (60.00%) Programme Management
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Marketing
1 6 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Validation
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) OOP
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) RESTful
2 3 (30.00%) JMeter
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (30.00%) SDET
2 3 (30.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Taurus
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Genesys
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) SLA

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JMeter
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (10.00%) GitLab
2 1 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (60.00%) Electronics
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (60.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (30.00%) Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Deskside Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) RESTful
1 3 (30.00%) Taurus
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) CentOS
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
1 6 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (30.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) OOP
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) SDET
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) HP ALM
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Genesys
3 1 (10.00%) Black Duck
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Wyse