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 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 65 61 42
Rank change year-on-year -4 -19  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 13 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.26% 0.72% 1.15%
As % of the General category 15.12% 3.33% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Median daily rate £330 £273 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.10% -5.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £131 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £415 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.33 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £44.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -70.45% +114.63%  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 86 150 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 14.93% 21.49% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 101 65
Median daily rate £350 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £179 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £546 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £11.33 £18.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.75% -26.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 12 £330 +21.10% 3
Telecoms
North East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) HP
3 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (43.48%) CCNP
3 10 (43.48%) LAN
3 10 (43.48%) WAN
3 10 (43.48%) Firewall
3 10 (43.48%) Wireless
3 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
3 10 (43.48%) Riverbed
3 10 (43.48%) Network Design
3 10 (43.48%) BIG-IP
3 10 (43.48%) F5
3 10 (43.48%) Aruba
4 9 (39.13%) CCIE
4 9 (39.13%) FortiGate
4 9 (39.13%) JNCIA
4 9 (39.13%) JNCIE
4 9 (39.13%) CCSE
4 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
4 9 (39.13%) HP ASE
4 9 (39.13%) HP MASE
4 9 (39.13%) Fortinet
4 9 (39.13%) CCSA
4 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
4 9 (39.13%) Juniper
4 9 (39.13%) CCIP
4 9 (39.13%) CCDP

Telecoms
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.35%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) BIG-IP
1 10 (43.48%) Firewall
1 10 (43.48%) LAN
1 10 (43.48%) WAN
1 10 (43.48%) Wireless
2 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.35%) BGP
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) DSL
3 1 (4.35%) FTP
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.35%) IPsec
3 1 (4.35%) OSPF
3 1 (4.35%) SMTP
3 1 (4.35%) SNMP
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JMeter
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.04%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Local Government
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Developer
2 2 (8.70%) Installation Technician
2 2 (8.70%) Payroll Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Designer
3 1 (4.35%) ERP Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) HR Manager
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Service Designer
3 1 (4.35%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Senior Sitecore Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Tableau Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Transmission Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Transmission Planning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Virtual Team
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 10 (43.48%) Network Design
3 8 (34.78%) ITSM
3 8 (34.78%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) ERP
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Virtual Team Management
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Coaching
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.70%) People Management
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.35%) High Availability
6 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C#
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 10 (43.48%) CCNP
2 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (39.13%) CCDP
3 9 (39.13%) CCIE
3 9 (39.13%) CCIP
3 9 (39.13%) CCSA
3 9 (39.13%) CCSE
3 9 (39.13%) HP ASE
3 9 (39.13%) HP MASE
3 9 (39.13%) JNCIA
3 9 (39.13%) JNCIE
3 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
4 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) APMP
5 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (8.70%) ISEB
5 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
1 1 (4.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.35%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco
1 11 (47.83%) HP
2 10 (43.48%) Aruba
2 10 (43.48%) F5
2 10 (43.48%) Riverbed
3 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
3 9 (39.13%) Fortinet
3 9 (39.13%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) Amdocs
4 1 (4.35%) BT
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.35%) Tableau
4 1 (4.35%) Virgin Media
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