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 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 53 41 66
Rank change year-on-year -12 +25  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 51 70 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.80% 3.68% 2.63%
As % of the General category 11.51% 10.57% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 46 24
Median daily rate £400 £344 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.79 £15.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.44% -  
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 443 662 654
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 33.04% 34.77% 36.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 466 416
Median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 19
Median hourly rate £22.38 £13.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.11% -62.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.37 £9.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.82 £19.35 £40.00
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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 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
Leeds +4 46 £415 +29.68% 7
Wakefield -2 1 £320 - 2
Huddersfield - 1 £163 - 1
Telecoms
Yorkshire

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 27 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.24%) Finance
3 15 (17.86%) User Experience
4 11 (13.10%) Analytics
5 10 (11.90%) User Stories
5 10 (11.90%) E-Commerce
6 9 (10.71%) Cisco
6 9 (10.71%) Internet
6 9 (10.71%) TDD
6 9 (10.71%) Service Design
7 8 (9.52%) Marketing
7 8 (9.52%) Java
7 8 (9.52%) Electronics
7 8 (9.52%) Programme Management
8 7 (8.33%) VMware
8 7 (8.33%) Manufacturing
8 7 (8.33%) SAP
8 7 (8.33%) Project Management
8 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.33%) Degree
8 7 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (8.33%) JIRA
8 7 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
8 7 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (7.14%) Apple iOS
9 6 (7.14%) Product Management
9 6 (7.14%) Android
9 6 (7.14%) Confluence

Telecoms
Top Related 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 6 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Office
2 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.19%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.38%) SaaS
3 1 (1.19%) GitHub
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) Internet
2 7 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (7.14%) 2G
3 6 (7.14%) 3G
4 5 (5.95%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (4.76%) LTE
6 3 (3.57%) Firewall
6 3 (3.57%) OSPF
6 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.57%) VoIP
7 2 (2.38%) 4G
7 2 (2.38%) FCoE
7 2 (2.38%) IPsec
7 2 (2.38%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.38%) Network Security
7 2 (2.38%) NX-OS
7 2 (2.38%) VPN
8 1 (1.19%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (1.19%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) JIRA
2 4 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 17 (20.24%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) Electronics
2 8 (9.52%) Marketing
3 7 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.95%) Games
5 3 (3.57%) Law
5 3 (3.57%) Legal
6 2 (2.38%) Billing
7 1 (1.19%) Back Office
7 1 (1.19%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (21.43%) Analyst
2 12 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 8 (9.52%) Telecoms Analyst
4 7 (8.33%) Developer
5 6 (7.14%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Consultant
6 4 (4.76%) Telecoms Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Commercial Manager
7 3 (3.57%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Network Consultant
7 3 (3.57%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) PHP Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Process Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Product Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Senior Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) RESTful
2 4 (4.76%) Web Services
3 3 (3.57%) Django
3 3 (3.57%) Laravel
3 3 (3.57%) REST
3 3 (3.57%) Symfony
4 2 (2.38%) SOAP
4 2 (2.38%) Spring
4 2 (2.38%) Struts
5 1 (1.19%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.19%) CSS
5 1 (1.19%) CSS3
5 1 (1.19%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.19%) HTML
5 1 (1.19%) HTML5
5 1 (1.19%) jQuery
5 1 (1.19%) JSTL
5 1 (1.19%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) User Experience
2 4 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.76%) NHS
3 3 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.57%) Wiki
4 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.38%) Blog
4 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.38%) IVR
4 2 (2.38%) Social Media
5 1 (1.19%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Android
1 6 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.57%) Windows
3 2 (2.38%) CatOS
3 2 (2.38%) Linux
3 2 (2.38%) Windows 2000
3 2 (2.38%) Windows NT
3 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (13.10%) Analytics
3 10 (11.90%) E-Commerce
3 10 (11.90%) User Stories
4 9 (10.71%) Service Design
4 9 (10.71%) TDD
5 8 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (8.33%) Project Management
7 6 (7.14%) ITIL
7 6 (7.14%) Product Management
7 6 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.95%) MVC
8 5 (5.95%) Network Design
8 5 (5.95%) Scrum
8 5 (5.95%) Service Management
8 5 (5.95%) UML
8 5 (5.95%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.52%) Java
2 6 (7.14%) PHP
3 5 (5.95%) Python
4 3 (3.57%) Apple Swift
4 3 (3.57%) Objective-C
4 3 (3.57%) SQL
5 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.38%) C
5 2 (2.38%) Ruby
6 1 (1.19%) C++
6 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.33%) Degree
1 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) CCIE
3 2 (2.38%) CCNA
4 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.19%) ISEB
4 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.19%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (1.19%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (1.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) GPG13
3 1 (1.19%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.19%) NEBOSH
3 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.19%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) vSphere
2 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.19%) Docker
4 1 (1.19%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Puppet
2 1 (1.19%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (10.71%) Cisco
2 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.33%) SAP
2 7 (8.33%) VMware
3 5 (5.95%) F5
4 4 (4.76%) Arqiva
4 4 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.57%) hybris
5 3 (3.57%) Nokia
5 3 (3.57%) Zend
6 2 (2.38%) Apple
6 2 (2.38%) Brocade
7 1 (1.19%) Avaya
7 1 (1.19%) Dell
7 1 (1.19%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.19%) Genesys
7 1 (1.19%) HP
7 1 (1.19%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.19%) Progress
7 1 (1.19%) Remedy
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