The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 65 80 71
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 160 140 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.95% 2.34% 2.69%
As % of the General category 5.59% 4.43% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 112 109
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£425 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £171 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 13
Average hourly rate £52.50 £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+303.84% -25.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-38.00% -9.09%
Telecoms
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2861 3158 3657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.73% 52.83% 56.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2240 2416 2793
Average daily rate £488 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 37 67
Average hourly rate £19.72 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £47.50 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 106 (36.05%) Finance
2 64 (21.77%) Banking
3 45 (15.31%) SQL
4 42 (14.29%) Java
5 36 (12.24%) Computer Science
6 33 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (10.88%) Windows
7 32 (10.88%) Marketing
8 31 (10.54%) Cisco
9 30 (10.20%) Microsoft
9 30 (10.20%) Project Management
10 29 (9.86%) SAP
10 29 (9.86%) Mathematics
11 28 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 27 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (9.18%) Electronics
13 26 (8.84%) Manufacturing
13 26 (8.84%) UNIX
13 26 (8.84%) Programme Management
14 25 (8.50%) Digital Marketing
14 25 (8.50%) MS Excel
14 25 (8.50%) Data Modelling
15 24 (8.16%) SQL Server
15 24 (8.16%) DTV
15 24 (8.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 24 (8.16%) Derivative
16 23 (7.82%) Relational Database
17 22 (7.48%) Degree
17 22 (7.48%) RDBMS
18 21 (7.14%) C#

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 10 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.38%) CMS
3 5 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.36%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.36%) SAS
4 4 (1.36%) IIS
5 3 (1.02%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.02%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.02%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.68%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.68%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.68%) Apache
6 2 (0.68%) JBoss
6 2 (0.68%) Lync
6 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.34%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 25 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (3.74%) MS Office
4 7 (2.38%) MS Project
4 7 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.02%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (8.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.68%) Maximo
3 2 (0.68%) BASE24
3 2 (0.68%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.68%) Radian6
4 1 (0.34%) Exstream
4 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.34%) Heroku
2 1 (0.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.34%) Force.com
2 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.10%) Firewall
1 15 (5.10%) TCP/IP
1 15 (5.10%) LAN
1 15 (5.10%) VoIP
2 13 (4.42%) WAN
3 10 (3.40%) Internet
4 9 (3.06%) DNS
5 8 (2.72%) DHCP
5 8 (2.72%) 4G
6 7 (2.38%) OSPF
7 6 (2.04%) Network Security
7 6 (2.04%) MPLS
8 5 (1.70%) PSTN
8 5 (1.70%) Broadband
8 5 (1.70%) VPN
8 5 (1.70%) BGP
8 5 (1.70%) 3G
8 5 (1.70%) 2G
8 5 (1.70%) Cisco ICM
8 5 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.82%) Relational Database
3 22 (7.48%) RDBMS
4 10 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.70%) MS Access
7 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.36%) Big Data
8 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.02%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.68%) NonStop SQL
9 2 (0.68%) DB2
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.68%) Redis
10 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.72%) JIRA
2 5 (1.70%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.36%) Subversion
4 3 (1.02%) Selenium
5 2 (0.68%) JUnit
5 2 (0.68%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.68%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.68%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.34%) TestLink
6 1 (0.34%) Hudson
6 1 (0.34%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.34%) NuGet
6 1 (0.34%) TestNG
6 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.34%) Ant
6 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.34%) JMeter
6 1 (0.34%) ChangeMan
6 1 (0.34%) Xcode
General
1 106 (36.05%) Finance
2 64 (21.77%) Banking
3 32 (10.88%) Marketing
4 27 (9.18%) Electronics
5 26 (8.84%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.74%) Retail
7 9 (3.06%) Billing
8 7 (2.38%) Legal
9 5 (1.70%) Advertising
10 4 (1.36%) French Language
10 4 (1.36%) Publishing
11 3 (1.02%) Front Office
11 3 (1.02%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.68%) Turkish Language
12 2 (0.68%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.68%) Back Office
13 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 64 (21.77%) Analyst
2 30 (10.20%) Developer
3 29 (9.86%) Project Manager
3 29 (9.86%) Programmer
4 26 (8.84%) Architect
5 19 (6.46%) Analyst Programmer
5 19 (6.46%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 19 (6.46%) Java Programmer
6 16 (5.44%) Business Analyst
7 14 (4.76%) Network Engineer
8 13 (4.42%) Consultant
9 10 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (2.38%) Test Manager
10 7 (2.38%) Desktop Support
10 7 (2.38%) Senior Developer
11 6 (2.04%) Senior Manager
11 6 (2.04%) Programme Manager
12 5 (1.70%) Designer
12 5 (1.70%) Data Analyst
12 5 (1.70%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.12%) HTML
2 16 (5.44%) .NET
3 14 (4.76%) CSS
4 12 (4.08%) Web Services
4 12 (4.08%) XML
5 6 (2.04%) jQuery
5 6 (2.04%) SOAP
6 5 (1.70%) REST
7 4 (1.36%) WCF
7 4 (1.36%) HTML5
7 4 (1.36%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.36%) CSS3
8 3 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (1.02%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.02%) Middleware
8 3 (1.02%) JSON
9 2 (0.68%) OAuth
9 2 (0.68%) Symfony
9 2 (0.68%) Java EE
9 2 (0.68%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.24%) Computer Science
2 29 (9.86%) Mathematics
3 24 (8.16%) DTV
3 24 (8.16%) Derivative
4 21 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.40%) User Experience
6 9 (3.06%) NHS
6 9 (3.06%) Blackberry
6 9 (3.06%) Spread Betting
7 8 (2.72%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.04%) IVR
9 5 (1.70%) Open Source
10 4 (1.36%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.36%) W3C
10 4 (1.36%) Social Media
11 3 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (1.02%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.02%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.68%) iPhone
12 2 (0.68%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.88%) Windows
2 26 (8.84%) UNIX
3 11 (3.74%) Windows XP
4 10 (3.40%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.70%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.70%) Windows Vista
7 4 (1.36%) Linux
8 3 (1.02%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.02%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.02%) Android
9 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (10.20%) Project Management
3 28 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (8.84%) Programme Management
6 25 (8.50%) Digital Marketing
6 25 (8.50%) Data Modelling
7 21 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 18 (6.12%) Migration
9 15 (5.10%) OO
9 15 (5.10%) ITIL
10 14 (4.76%) CRM
11 12 (4.08%) E-Commerce
12 11 (3.74%) OOP
13 9 (3.06%) Low Latency
14 8 (2.72%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (2.72%) Scrum
15 7 (2.38%) Change Management
15 7 (2.38%) Workflow
15 7 (2.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (15.31%) SQL
2 42 (14.29%) Java
3 21 (7.14%) C#
4 13 (4.42%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.08%) Python
6 9 (3.06%) C++
7 4 (1.36%) VBA
8 3 (1.02%) PHP
8 3 (1.02%) C
9 2 (0.68%) VB
9 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.68%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.34%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.34%) R
10 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.34%) Perl
10 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (7.48%) Degree
2 12 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (1.70%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.36%) ISEB
6 4 (1.36%) CCNA
7 3 (1.02%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.02%) MCSE
7 3 (1.02%) MCSA
7 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.02%) CCVP
7 3 (1.02%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.68%) MCTS
8 2 (0.68%) PMP
8 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.68%) CCNP
8 2 (0.68%) HNC
8 2 (0.68%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.42%) QA
2 3 (1.02%) SLA
3 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.68%) CRD IV
3 2 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.68%) COREP
4 1 (0.34%) EMIR
4 1 (0.34%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.34%) Basel III
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.34%) Basel II
4 1 (0.34%) COBIT
4 1 (0.34%) MiFID
4 1 (0.34%) WCAG
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (3.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.02%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.68%) NDS
4 2 (0.68%) XenApp
5 1 (0.34%) vSphere
5 1 (0.34%) NFS
5 1 (0.34%) Firmware
5 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (2.72%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (1.70%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.68%) Puppet
3 2 (0.68%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.34%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.34%) Netcool
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.34%) WSUS
4 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (10.54%) Cisco
2 30 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 29 (9.86%) SAP
4 16 (5.44%) Oracle
5 14 (4.76%) Citrix
6 10 (3.40%) Juniper
7 8 (2.72%) VMware
7 8 (2.72%) HP
8 7 (2.38%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.04%) Blue Coat
9 6 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.36%) FatWire
10 4 (1.36%) IBM
10 4 (1.36%) F5
11 3 (1.02%) NetApp
11 3 (1.02%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.02%) Cerillion
12 2 (0.68%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.68%) Sourcefire
12 2 (0.68%) BT
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £440 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + expenses
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £440 - £445 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago