Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 91 81
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 80 84 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.65% 2.36% 2.53%
As % of the General category 8.76% 7.69% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 70 78
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% -1.54% -6.14%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £123
90th Percentile £519 £925 £516
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 16
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £14.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.38% -4.92% -49.17%
10th Percentile £11.14 £11.72 £12.68
90th Percentile £24.05 £19.20 £48.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.75 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +15.52% - -51.67%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 913 1093 1442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 30.24% 30.67% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 736 1011
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £530
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 39
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -27.50% +39.88%
10th Percentile £11.72 £10.00 £12.11
90th Percentile £27.50 £30.75 £53.60
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.74 £14.50 £15.20
% change year-on-year +29.21% -4.57% +11.77%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in West Yorkshire

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in West Yorkshire

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in West Yorkshire

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in West Yorkshire

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in West Yorkshire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Leeds +15 75 £375 +25.00% 3
Wakefield -3 2 - -
Dewsbury - 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 £525 -
Telecoms
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 29 (36.25%) Finance
2 27 (33.75%) Electronics
2 27 (33.75%) Marketing
3 25 (31.25%) Manufacturing
4 24 (30.00%) Programme Management
4 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (30.00%) SAP
5 23 (28.75%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (28.75%) Digital Marketing
6 16 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 13 (16.25%) Java
8 12 (15.00%) HTML
8 12 (15.00%) LAN
8 12 (15.00%) WAN
8 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 12 (15.00%) Project Management
9 11 (13.75%) Cisco
9 11 (13.75%) Windows
9 11 (13.75%) Confluence
10 10 (12.50%) JIRA
11 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (11.25%) Hadoop
11 9 (11.25%) HBase
11 9 (11.25%) Big Data
11 9 (11.25%) Kafka
11 9 (11.25%) Ansible
11 9 (11.25%) Apache Spark
12 8 (10.00%) AirWatch
12 8 (10.00%) Analytics
12 8 (10.00%) Windows Phone

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (13.75%) Confluence
2 9 (11.25%) Apache Spark
3 6 (7.50%) Apache
3 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.25%) Apache Solr
5 4 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (5.00%) OpenStack
6 3 (3.75%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.25%) IIS
7 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (5.00%) AutoCAD
2 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) GitHub
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.25%) IaaS
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.25%) Office 365
3 1 (1.25%) Slack
3 1 (1.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) LAN
1 12 (15.00%) WAN
2 8 (10.00%) 3G
2 8 (10.00%) GPRS
2 8 (10.00%) GSM
2 8 (10.00%) LTE
2 8 (10.00%) SGSN
2 8 (10.00%) Wireless
3 5 (6.25%) Kerberos
3 5 (6.25%) VPN
4 4 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (5.00%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
5 3 (3.75%) Skype
5 3 (3.75%) VoIP
6 2 (2.50%) Broadband
6 2 (2.50%) Internet
6 2 (2.50%) Intranet
6 2 (2.50%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.25%) MRTG
7 1 (1.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) Big Data
1 9 (11.25%) Hadoop
1 9 (11.25%) HBase
2 5 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.00%) Apache Hive
3 4 (5.00%) GIS
3 4 (5.00%) Impala
3 4 (5.00%) Sqoop
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (12.50%) JIRA
2 5 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.00%) Grunt
3 4 (5.00%) gulp
4 2 (2.50%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 29 (36.25%) Finance
2 27 (33.75%) Electronics
2 27 (33.75%) Marketing
3 25 (31.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.50%) Back Office
4 2 (2.50%) Legal
4 2 (2.50%) Publishing
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Billing
5 1 (1.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (12.50%) Analyst
2 8 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 8 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 7 (8.75%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.50%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (7.50%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.50%) Digital Project Manager
5 5 (6.25%) Big Data Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Data Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Designer
5 5 (6.25%) Developer
5 5 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.00%) HTML
2 9 (11.25%) Kafka
3 5 (6.25%) Apache Camel
3 5 (6.25%) Drools
3 5 (6.25%) REST
3 5 (6.25%) Spring
3 5 (6.25%) Spring Boot
4 4 (5.00%) CSS
4 4 (5.00%) CSS3
4 4 (5.00%) HTML5
4 4 (5.00%) jQuery
4 4 (5.00%) Sass
4 4 (5.00%) Sensu
4 4 (5.00%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (1.25%) .NET
5 1 (1.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 3 (3.75%) Driving Licence
2 3 (3.75%) User Experience
3 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.50%) IVR
4 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.25%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.25%) PMI
4 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.75%) Windows
2 8 (10.00%) Android
2 8 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (10.00%) Mac OS X
2 8 (10.00%) Unix
2 8 (10.00%) Windows Phone
3 5 (6.25%) Linux
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (30.00%) Programme Management
2 23 (28.75%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (28.75%) Digital Marketing
3 16 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 12 (15.00%) Project Management
5 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.00%) Analytics
6 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.75%) Scrum
8 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.50%) Data Analytics
8 6 (7.50%) DevOps
9 5 (6.25%) BDD
9 5 (6.25%) Data Architecture
9 5 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.25%) Microservices
9 5 (6.25%) Service Management
9 5 (6.25%) TDD
9 5 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.25%) Java
2 8 (10.00%) PHP
2 8 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.00%) VB
3 5 (6.25%) Python
4 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.50%) Degree
2 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.00%) CCIE
4 4 (5.00%) HND
5 3 (3.75%) CCNP
5 3 (3.75%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.75%) PMP
6 2 (2.50%) CCNA
7 1 (1.25%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.25%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (1.25%) ISEB
7 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.25%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) NEBOSH
1 2 (2.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Docker
2 5 (6.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (6.25%) HDFS
3 4 (5.00%) Apache Flume
3 4 (5.00%) VMware NSX
3 4 (5.00%) vSphere
4 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (11.25%) Ansible
2 8 (10.00%) AirWatch
3 5 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 5 (6.25%) Terraform
4 4 (5.00%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.25%) Netcool
5 1 (1.25%) Puppet
5 1 (1.25%) Rancher
Vendors
1 24 (30.00%) SAP
2 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.75%) Cisco
4 8 (10.00%) MobileIron
5 6 (7.50%) VMware
6 4 (5.00%) Adobe
7 2 (2.50%) Genesys
7 2 (2.50%) Huawei
7 2 (2.50%) Virgin Media
8 1 (1.25%) Google
8 1 (1.25%) HP
8 1 (1.25%) Remedy
8 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow