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 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 89 59
Rank change year-on-year +26 -30  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 40 31 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.79% 1.51% 2.81%
As % of the General category 9.07% 4.35% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 32
Median daily rate £400 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +2.58% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.18 £16.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.07% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +10.52% +22.58%  

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 441 712 669
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 30.71% 34.70% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 514 489
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.82 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £63.60 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 +35 38 £400 +33.33% 9
Wakefield -1 1 - - 1
Brighouse - 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Telecoms
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 30 (33.33%) Finance
2 28 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (26.67%) Marketing
4 20 (22.22%) User Experience
5 19 (21.11%) Programme Management
5 19 (21.11%) Electronics
6 17 (18.89%) Manufacturing
6 17 (18.89%) SAP
6 17 (18.89%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (18.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 17 (18.89%) Digital Marketing
7 16 (17.78%) PHP
7 16 (17.78%) Java
7 16 (17.78%) Analytics
8 14 (15.56%) Project Management
9 13 (14.44%) E-Commerce
9 13 (14.44%) Android
9 13 (14.44%) Apple iOS
10 10 (11.11%) Product Management
10 10 (11.11%) TDD
10 10 (11.11%) 3G
11 9 (10.00%) GPRS
11 9 (10.00%) LAN
11 9 (10.00%) WAN
11 9 (10.00%) Cisco
11 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 9 (10.00%) HTML
11 9 (10.00%) Windows
11 9 (10.00%) Waterfall
12 8 (8.89%) 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 6 (6.67%) Confluence
2 3 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.11%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (18.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.22%) SaaS
3 1 (1.11%) GitHub
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.11%) 3G
2 9 (10.00%) GPRS
2 9 (10.00%) LAN
2 9 (10.00%) WAN
3 8 (8.89%) GSM
3 8 (8.89%) LTE
3 8 (8.89%) SGSN
3 8 (8.89%) Wireless
4 7 (7.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (7.78%) Internet
5 3 (3.33%) OSPF
5 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.22%) 2G
6 2 (2.22%) 4G
6 2 (2.22%) Broadband
6 2 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.22%) Firewall
6 2 (2.22%) IPsec
6 2 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.22%) Redis
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) JIRA
2 4 (4.44%) Axure RP
2 4 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 30 (33.33%) Finance
2 24 (26.67%) Marketing
3 19 (21.11%) Electronics
4 17 (18.89%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.44%) Games
6 2 (2.22%) Back Office
7 1 (1.11%) Law
7 1 (1.11%) Military
7 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 9 (10.00%) Analyst
2 9 (10.00%) Developer
2 9 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 8 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (8.89%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 8 (8.89%) Digital Project Manager
4 6 (6.67%) Telecoms Manager
5 5 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 5 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Designer
5 5 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) PHP Developer
5 5 (5.56%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.00%) HTML
2 5 (5.56%) Laravel
2 5 (5.56%) RESTful
2 5 (5.56%) Symfony
3 3 (3.33%) Django
3 3 (3.33%) REST
3 3 (3.33%) Web Services
4 2 (2.22%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (2.22%) SOAP
4 2 (2.22%) Spring
4 2 (2.22%) Struts
5 1 (1.11%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.11%) CSS
5 1 (1.11%) CSS3
5 1 (1.11%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.11%) HTML5
5 1 (1.11%) jQuery
5 1 (1.11%) JSTL
5 1 (1.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) User Experience
2 7 (7.78%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.33%) IVR
4 3 (3.33%) Wiki
5 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.22%) Blog
5 2 (2.22%) Social Media
6 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.11%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.11%) NHS
6 1 (1.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.44%) Android
1 13 (14.44%) Apple iOS
2 9 (10.00%) Windows
3 8 (8.89%) Mac OS X
3 8 (8.89%) Unix
3 8 (8.89%) Windows Phone
4 3 (3.33%) Linux
5 2 (2.22%) CatOS
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.11%) Programme Management
3 17 (18.89%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (18.89%) Digital Marketing
4 16 (17.78%) Analytics
5 14 (15.56%) Project Management
6 13 (14.44%) E-Commerce
7 10 (11.11%) Product Management
7 10 (11.11%) TDD
8 9 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.78%) MVC
9 7 (7.78%) SDLC
9 7 (7.78%) Usability Testing
10 6 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (5.56%) DevOps
11 5 (5.56%) Process Improvement
11 5 (5.56%) Time Management
11 5 (5.56%) UML
12 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.78%) Java
1 16 (17.78%) PHP
2 8 (8.89%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.89%) Python
2 8 (8.89%) VB
3 3 (3.33%) Apple Swift
3 3 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.33%) C
3 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.33%) Objective-C
3 3 (3.33%) SQL
4 2 (2.22%) Ruby
5 1 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (7.78%) Degree
2 5 (5.56%) CCIE
3 3 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.33%) PMP
3 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) CCNA
5 1 (1.11%) HND
5 1 (1.11%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.11%) NVQ Level 4
5 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) PMO
2 2 (2.22%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.11%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 7 (7.78%) vSphere
2 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) AirWatch
2 3 (3.33%) Puppet
3 1 (1.11%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 17 (18.89%) SAP
2 9 (10.00%) Cisco
2 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.89%) MobileIron
3 8 (8.89%) VMware
4 3 (3.33%) hybris
4 3 (3.33%) Zend
5 2 (2.22%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.22%) F5
5 2 (2.22%) Huawei
5 2 (2.22%) Nokia
5 2 (2.22%) Virgin Media
6 1 (1.11%) Apple
6 1 (1.11%) Dell
6 1 (1.11%) HP
6 1 (1.11%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.11%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (1.11%) Remedy
6 1 (1.11%) Verint
6 1 (1.11%) Xerox
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