Period
to 13 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 13 November 2018 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
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 16 22
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 +2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 3.30% 2.30% 3.62%
As % of the General category 10.71% 9.52% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Worcestershire median daily rate - £225 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.69% -
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £325 £328
% change year-on-year +15.38% -0.76% +9.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Worcestershire median hourly rate £17.00 - £11.72
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £13.86 £12.18
% change year-on-year +19.05% +13.84% -1.42%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 28 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 30.77% 24.14% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 15
Worcestershire median daily rate £438 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -28.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £302 £181 £229
90th Percentile £488 £503 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Worcestershire median hourly rate £16.50 - £11.72
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.03 £30.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year -40.89% +53.46% -30.72%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Worcestershire

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Worcestershire

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Worcestershire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. 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
Worcester +9 2 - - 3
Redditch - 1 - -
Telecoms
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Worcestershire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Compaq
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (33.33%) DMARC
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DMARC
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) ICT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) ICT Operations Manager
1 1 (33.33%) ICT Support
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) Compaq
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Sun