The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 26 20 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.27% 1.47% 2.20%
As % of the General category 3.16% 2.13% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£513 - £386
90% offered a daily rate of more than £503 - £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 - £557
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-27.90% -21.81%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

General Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
95 94 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 71.97% 69.12% 79.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 67 240
Average daily rate £520 £463 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.43% -19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £215 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £28.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.35% -34.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Canary Wharf region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Telecoms
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Telecoms also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Telecoms.

1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (40.00%) Product Management
3 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) PSTN
3 2 (40.00%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (40.00%) Billing
3 2 (40.00%) PMP
3 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SMS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Telecoms also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Telecoms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) PSTN
2 1 (20.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (40.00%) Billing
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Commercial Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Business Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Web Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Commercial Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Product Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PMP
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco