The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 8 6 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 2.50% 9.68% -
As % of the General category 12.50% 27.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £320 - -
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 £20.75
% change year-on-year -70.45% +112.04%  

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 Wakefield with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Wakefield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 8 11 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 20.00% 35.48% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 6
Median daily rate £450 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +20.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £343 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £365 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
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 Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield 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 Wakefield

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Wakefield

Telecoms
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) PPP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) PPP
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IP Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IP Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) LAN Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Switch Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) WAN Engineer
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco