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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 82 89 83
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 126 121 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.34% 2.08% 2.37%
As % of the General category 4.40% 4.11% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 90 101
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £602 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -77.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -40.84%
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
2863 2942 4243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.28% 50.60% 58.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2225 2178 3157
Average daily rate £500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 65
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.02 £52.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 99 (33.79%) Finance
2 54 (18.43%) Banking
3 39 (13.31%) SQL
4 36 (12.29%) Project Management
5 35 (11.95%) Java
6 32 (10.92%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (10.58%) Microsoft
8 29 (9.90%) Cisco
9 28 (9.56%) MS Excel
10 27 (9.22%) Marketing
11 25 (8.53%) SAP
12 24 (8.19%) LAN
12 24 (8.19%) Manufacturing
12 24 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (7.85%) UNIX
14 22 (7.51%) Windows
14 22 (7.51%) Migration
15 21 (7.17%) Programme Management
16 20 (6.83%) Digital Marketing
16 20 (6.83%) PRINCE2
16 20 (6.83%) CRM
17 19 (6.48%) Electronics
17 19 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (6.48%) SDLC
18 18 (6.14%) Data Centre
18 18 (6.14%) Oracle
18 18 (6.14%) SQL Server
18 18 (6.14%) WAN
18 18 (6.14%) SAP Oil and Gas

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (5.46%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.41%) CMS
3 7 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (1.71%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.02%) Drupal
5 3 (1.02%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.02%) JBoss
5 3 (1.02%) Apache
5 3 (1.02%) SAS
5 3 (1.02%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (1.02%) Confluence
6 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.68%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.68%) Commerce Server
6 2 (0.68%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.68%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (9.56%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.78%) MS Office
3 9 (3.07%) MS Visio
3 9 (3.07%) MS Project
3 9 (3.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.02%) Acrobat
4 3 (1.02%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (6.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.02%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.02%) Maximo
4 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.68%) Radian6
5 1 (0.34%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.34%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.34%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.41%) SaaS
2 3 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.02%) Force.com
3 2 (0.68%) Office 365
4 1 (0.34%) IaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Yammer
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.34%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.19%) LAN
2 18 (6.14%) WAN
3 15 (5.12%) Firewall
4 14 (4.78%) VoIP
5 11 (3.75%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.73%) 4G
7 6 (2.05%) MVNO
7 6 (2.05%) Diameter Protocol
7 6 (2.05%) PSTN
7 6 (2.05%) DNS
7 6 (2.05%) 3G
8 5 (1.71%) OSPF
8 5 (1.71%) SS7
8 5 (1.71%) PBX
8 5 (1.71%) Multicast
8 5 (1.71%) 2G
8 5 (1.71%) IP Telephony
8 5 (1.71%) VLAN
9 4 (1.37%) Cisco IPT
9 4 (1.37%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (5.12%) Relational Database
3 12 (4.10%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.37%) Big Data
5 3 (1.02%) MySQL
5 3 (1.02%) MS Access
5 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.02%) Spotfire
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.68%) Redis
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.68%) DB2
6 2 (0.68%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.34%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (1.71%) SoapUI
1 5 (1.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.37%) JIRA
3 3 (1.02%) Selenium
4 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.68%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.68%) JUnit
4 2 (0.68%) Grunt
4 2 (0.68%) JMeter
4 2 (0.68%) Maven
5 1 (0.34%) Xcode
5 1 (0.34%) Subversion
5 1 (0.34%) Bower
5 1 (0.34%) Broccoli
5 1 (0.34%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.34%) NuGet
5 1 (0.34%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.34%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
General
1 99 (33.79%) Finance
2 54 (18.43%) Banking
3 27 (9.22%) Marketing
4 24 (8.19%) Manufacturing
5 19 (6.48%) Electronics
6 15 (5.12%) Retail
7 10 (3.41%) Billing
7 10 (3.41%) Legal
8 6 (2.05%) Advertising
9 4 (1.37%) Back Office
9 4 (1.37%) Spanish Language
10 3 (1.02%) Turkish Language
10 3 (1.02%) Front Office
10 3 (1.02%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.68%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.68%) French Language
11 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.68%) Games
12 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 55 (18.77%) Analyst
2 34 (11.60%) Developer
3 31 (10.58%) Project Manager
4 23 (7.85%) Architect
5 13 (4.44%) Network Engineer
6 12 (4.10%) Business Analyst
7 11 (3.75%) Consultant
7 11 (3.75%) Programmer
8 9 (3.07%) Analyst Programmer
8 9 (3.07%) Test Manager
8 9 (3.07%) Programme Manager
8 9 (3.07%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 9 (3.07%) Java Programmer
9 8 (2.73%) Delivery Manager
9 8 (2.73%) Senior Manager
9 8 (2.73%) Administrator
10 7 (2.39%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (2.39%) Data Analyst
10 7 (2.39%) Senior Developer
10 7 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.80%) HTML
2 14 (4.78%) .NET
3 13 (4.44%) XML
4 12 (4.10%) CSS
5 9 (3.07%) Web Services
5 9 (3.07%) REST
6 6 (2.05%) SOAP
7 5 (1.71%) RESTful
8 4 (1.37%) JSON
8 4 (1.37%) jQuery
8 4 (1.37%) J2EE
9 3 (1.02%) Middleware
9 3 (1.02%) Visualforce
9 3 (1.02%) WCF
9 3 (1.02%) Symfony
9 3 (1.02%) HTML5
9 3 (1.02%) CSS3
9 3 (1.02%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.02%) Sass
10 2 (0.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.14%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.80%) DTV
3 17 (5.80%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.12%) Derivative
5 13 (4.44%) Mathematics
6 11 (3.75%) NHS
7 8 (2.73%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.73%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.39%) IVR
9 6 (2.05%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.71%) User Experience
11 4 (1.37%) SWIFT
11 4 (1.37%) Handset
11 4 (1.37%) Tandem
11 4 (1.37%) Social Media
12 3 (1.02%) Visualisation
12 3 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.02%) Credit Risk
12 3 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.85%) UNIX
2 22 (7.51%) Windows
3 13 (4.44%) Linux
4 6 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.05%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.37%) Debian
6 4 (1.37%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.68%) Android
8 2 (0.68%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.68%) Solaris
9 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (12.29%) Project Management
2 32 (10.92%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (7.51%) Migration
5 21 (7.17%) Programme Management
6 20 (6.83%) Digital Marketing
6 20 (6.83%) PRINCE2
6 20 (6.83%) CRM
7 19 (6.48%) SDLC
8 14 (4.78%) Data Modelling
9 13 (4.44%) ITIL
9 13 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (4.44%) Scrum
10 12 (4.10%) E-Commerce
11 11 (3.75%) Change Management
11 11 (3.75%) Open Source
12 10 (3.41%) Workflow
13 9 (3.07%) OO
14 8 (2.73%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 39 (13.31%) SQL
2 35 (11.95%) Java
3 12 (4.10%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.41%) C#
5 7 (2.39%) VBA
5 7 (2.39%) Shell Script
6 6 (2.05%) PHP
7 4 (1.37%) Python
8 3 (1.02%) Apex Code
8 3 (1.02%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.68%) C++
9 2 (0.68%) Perl
10 1 (0.34%) C
10 1 (0.34%) VB
10 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.34%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.34%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.12%) Degree
3 8 (2.73%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.05%) ISEB
6 5 (1.71%) CCNA
6 5 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.71%) PMP
6 5 (1.71%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.37%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.02%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.02%) CCVP
9 2 (0.68%) HNC
9 2 (0.68%) HND
9 2 (0.68%) MCSE
9 2 (0.68%) CCNP
9 2 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.34%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.12%) QA
2 3 (1.02%) SLA
3 2 (0.68%) CRD IV
3 2 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.68%) COREP
3 2 (0.68%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.34%) Basel II
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) MiFID
4 1 (0.34%) Basel III
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) EMIR
System Software
1 10 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.37%) NDS
3 3 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.68%) XenApp
5 1 (0.34%) NFS
5 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.39%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (1.37%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.02%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (1.02%) SCCM
4 2 (0.68%) Puppet
4 2 (0.68%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 31 (10.58%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.90%) Cisco
3 25 (8.53%) SAP
4 18 (6.14%) Oracle
5 12 (4.10%) Juniper
5 12 (4.10%) Citrix
6 8 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.39%) F5
8 6 (2.05%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.05%) HP
9 5 (1.71%) IBM
9 5 (1.71%) Avaya
9 5 (1.71%) ATG
9 5 (1.71%) hybris
10 4 (1.37%) Adobe
11 3 (1.02%) NetApp
11 3 (1.02%) VMware
11 3 (1.02%) Sage
11 3 (1.02%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.02%) Remedy
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago