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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 62 78 66
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 159 152 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.89% 2.42% 2.72%
As % of the General category 5.50% 4.55% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 111 110
Average daily rate
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£425 £352 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.73% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £168 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.96% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Average hourly rate £52.50 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+303.84% -16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.06% -21.81%
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
2889 3338 3577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.46% 53.25% 56.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2241 2499 2720
Average daily rate £475 £485 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £320
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 38 46 48
Average hourly rate £19.72 £21.75 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +10.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £47.50 £40.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.74 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% +0.88%

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 5 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 5 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.

1 103 (34.33%) Finance
2 61 (20.33%) Banking
3 44 (14.67%) SQL
4 41 (13.67%) Java
5 36 (12.00%) Windows
5 36 (12.00%) Computer Science
6 33 (11.00%) Microsoft
7 32 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (10.33%) Marketing
9 30 (10.00%) Project Management
10 29 (9.67%) Cisco
10 29 (9.67%) SAP
10 29 (9.67%) Mathematics
11 28 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (9.33%) MS Excel
11 28 (9.33%) Data Modelling
11 28 (9.33%) Electronics
12 27 (9.00%) SQL Server
13 26 (8.67%) UNIX
13 26 (8.67%) Manufacturing
13 26 (8.67%) Programme Management
13 26 (8.67%) Digital Marketing
14 25 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 25 (8.33%) DTV
15 24 (8.00%) Relational Database
16 23 (7.67%) PRINCE2
16 23 (7.67%) Derivative
16 23 (7.67%) Degree
16 23 (7.67%) Migration
16 23 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 12 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (1.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.67%) IIS
2 5 (1.67%) CMS
3 4 (1.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.33%) SAS
4 3 (1.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.00%) Lync
5 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.67%) JBoss
5 2 (0.67%) Apache
5 2 (0.67%) ColdFusion
5 2 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 28 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.33%) MS Office
2 13 (4.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.67%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.33%) MS Project
5 2 (0.67%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.67%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.33%) SPSS
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.67%) Radian6
3 2 (0.67%) BASE24
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.33%) Exstream
4 1 (0.33%) Maximo
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.67%) Force.com
3 1 (0.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.33%) Heroku
3 1 (0.33%) SaaS
3 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.33%) VoIP
2 15 (5.00%) LAN
3 14 (4.67%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.33%) Firewall
5 12 (4.00%) WAN
6 10 (3.33%) Internet
7 9 (3.00%) DHCP
7 9 (3.00%) DNS
8 7 (2.33%) VPN
8 7 (2.33%) 4G
9 6 (2.00%) Network Security
9 6 (2.00%) Broadband
9 6 (2.00%) OSPF
10 5 (1.67%) MPLS
10 5 (1.67%) Cisco ICM
10 5 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.33%) MVNO
11 4 (1.33%) IP Telephony
11 4 (1.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 22 (7.33%) RDBMS
4 9 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.67%) MS Access
7 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.67%) Big Data
8 4 (1.33%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.67%) Redis
10 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.67%) NonStop SQL
10 2 (0.67%) DB2
10 2 (0.67%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (2.67%) JIRA
2 5 (1.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.33%) Subversion
4 3 (1.00%) Selenium
5 2 (0.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.67%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.67%) Maven
5 2 (0.67%) JUnit
6 1 (0.33%) JMeter
6 1 (0.33%) Ant
6 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.33%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.33%) Xcode
6 1 (0.33%) ChangeMan
6 1 (0.33%) TestLink
6 1 (0.33%) NuGet
6 1 (0.33%) TestNG
6 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 103 (34.33%) Finance
2 61 (20.33%) Banking
3 31 (10.33%) Marketing
4 28 (9.33%) Electronics
5 26 (8.67%) Manufacturing
6 12 (4.00%) Billing
7 11 (3.67%) Retail
8 7 (2.33%) Legal
9 6 (2.00%) French Language
10 5 (1.67%) Publishing
11 3 (1.00%) Front Office
11 3 (1.00%) Back Office
11 3 (1.00%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.67%) Advertising
12 2 (0.67%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.67%) Law
13 1 (0.33%) German Language
13 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.33%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 69 (23.00%) Analyst
2 30 (10.00%) Developer
3 28 (9.33%) Programmer
4 27 (9.00%) Project Manager
5 24 (8.00%) Architect
6 19 (6.33%) Analyst Programmer
6 19 (6.33%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 19 (6.33%) Java Programmer
7 17 (5.67%) Business Analyst
8 16 (5.33%) Network Engineer
9 12 (4.00%) Consultant
10 10 (3.33%) Programme Manager
11 9 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (3.00%) Data Analyst
12 8 (2.67%) Desktop Support
13 7 (2.33%) Test Manager
13 7 (2.33%) Senior Developer
14 6 (2.00%) Designer
14 6 (2.00%) Senior Manager
14 6 (2.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.67%) HTML
1 17 (5.67%) .NET
2 14 (4.67%) Web Services
3 12 (4.00%) CSS
4 11 (3.67%) XML
5 6 (2.00%) jQuery
6 5 (1.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.33%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.33%) REST
7 4 (1.33%) WCF
7 4 (1.33%) SOAP
8 3 (1.00%) Middleware
8 3 (1.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (1.00%) Visualforce
8 3 (1.00%) HTML5
8 3 (1.00%) CSS3
9 2 (0.67%) WebCenter
9 2 (0.67%) RESTful
9 2 (0.67%) Apache Camel
9 2 (0.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 29 (9.67%) Mathematics
3 25 (8.33%) DTV
4 23 (7.67%) Derivative
5 22 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.67%) User Experience
7 10 (3.33%) Mobile App
8 9 (3.00%) Blackberry
9 8 (2.67%) Spread Betting
9 8 (2.67%) NHS
10 6 (2.00%) IVR
11 4 (1.33%) Social Media
11 4 (1.33%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.00%) Online Banking
12 3 (1.00%) BYOD
12 3 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (1.00%) Open Source
13 2 (0.67%) iPad
13 2 (0.67%) iPhone
13 2 (0.67%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.00%) Windows
2 26 (8.67%) UNIX
3 11 (3.67%) Windows XP
3 11 (3.67%) Windows 7
4 8 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.00%) Linux
6 5 (1.67%) Windows Vista
6 5 (1.67%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.00%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.00%) Windows 2000
7 3 (1.00%) Android
8 2 (0.67%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (10.00%) Project Management
3 28 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (9.33%) Data Modelling
4 26 (8.67%) Programme Management
4 26 (8.67%) Digital Marketing
5 23 (7.67%) PRINCE2
5 23 (7.67%) Migration
5 23 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (5.00%) CRM
7 14 (4.67%) OO
7 14 (4.67%) ITIL
8 13 (4.33%) E-Commerce
9 10 (3.33%) OOP
10 9 (3.00%) Scrum
10 9 (3.00%) Low Latency
11 8 (2.67%) Analytics
11 8 (2.67%) TDD
11 8 (2.67%) Change Management
12 7 (2.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (14.67%) SQL
2 41 (13.67%) Java
3 22 (7.33%) C#
4 12 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (3.67%) Python
6 8 (2.67%) C++
7 4 (1.33%) VBA
8 3 (1.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.00%) PHP
8 3 (1.00%) C
8 3 (1.00%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.33%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.33%) XQuery
10 1 (0.33%) Perl
10 1 (0.33%) VB
10 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (7.67%) Degree
2 13 (4.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.67%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.33%) ISEB
7 4 (1.33%) CCNA
8 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.00%) MCSE
8 3 (1.00%) MCSA
8 3 (1.00%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.00%) CCVP
9 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.67%) MCTS
9 2 (0.67%) PMP
9 2 (0.67%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.67%) CCNP
10 1 (0.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.33%) QA
2 4 (1.33%) SLA
3 2 (0.67%) CRD IV
3 2 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.67%) COREP
3 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) Basel II
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.33%) MiFID
4 1 (0.33%) COBIT
4 1 (0.33%) WCAG
4 1 (0.33%) EMIR
4 1 (0.33%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.33%) Basel III
System Software
1 12 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.00%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.67%) XenApp
4 2 (0.67%) NDS
5 1 (0.33%) Firmware
5 1 (0.33%) NFS
5 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (1.67%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.67%) Puppet
3 2 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.67%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.67%) SCCM
4 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.33%) Netcool
4 1 (0.33%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.33%) SCOM
4 1 (0.33%) WSUS
4 1 (0.33%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 33 (11.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.67%) Cisco
2 29 (9.67%) SAP
3 16 (5.33%) Oracle
4 15 (5.00%) Citrix
5 9 (3.00%) VMware
6 8 (2.67%) HP
6 8 (2.67%) Juniper
7 7 (2.33%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.67%) Blue Coat
10 4 (1.33%) FatWire
10 4 (1.33%) IBM
11 3 (1.00%) NetApp
11 3 (1.00%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.00%) Cerillion
12 2 (0.67%) F5
12 2 (0.67%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.67%) Conga
12 2 (0.67%) ExactTarget
City of London
People Source
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + expenses
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago