The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 91 70 51
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -19
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 122 194 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.07% 2.73% 3.51%
As % of the General category 4.06% 4.69% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 113 183
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £48.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.08% +200.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £35.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-32.39% +10.93%
General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3004 4139 4685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.93% 58.25% 59.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2259 3113 3556
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 78 61
Average hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £48.00 £48.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Telecoms
London

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 84 (30.11%) Finance
2 48 (17.20%) Banking
3 41 (14.70%) Project Management
4 33 (11.83%) SQL
4 33 (11.83%) Cisco
5 32 (11.47%) Microsoft
6 29 (10.39%) Marketing
7 28 (10.04%) Retail
8 26 (9.32%) Security Cleared
9 24 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (8.60%) Web Services
10 23 (8.24%) MS Office
10 23 (8.24%) E-Commerce
11 22 (7.89%) SAP
11 22 (7.89%) SQL Server
11 22 (7.89%) Manufacturing
12 21 (7.53%) Programme Management
12 21 (7.53%) CRM
12 21 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (6.81%) Degree
14 17 (6.09%) DTV
14 17 (6.09%) Electronics
14 17 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (6.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 17 (6.09%) Digital Marketing
15 16 (5.73%) Internet
16 15 (5.38%) MS Excel
17 14 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (5.02%) SDH
17 14 (5.02%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 5 (1.79%) SharePoint
1 5 (1.79%) MS Exchange
1 5 (1.79%) Lync
2 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.08%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.72%) Apache
3 2 (0.72%) SAS
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.36%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.36%) CMS
4 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.36%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.36%) nginx
4 1 (0.36%) Confluence
4 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (8.24%) MS Office
2 15 (5.38%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.15%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.08%) MS Project
6 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.36%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.36%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 17 (6.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.79%) SimCorp Dimension
2 5 (1.79%) SAP Business One
3 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.72%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.72%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.23%) SaaS
2 6 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.73%) Internet
2 14 (5.02%) SDH
3 12 (4.30%) WAN
4 10 (3.58%) LAN
5 9 (3.23%) Ethernet
5 9 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.87%) UMTS
6 8 (2.87%) GSM
7 7 (2.51%) ATM
7 7 (2.51%) 3G
7 7 (2.51%) MPLS
7 7 (2.51%) OSPF
8 6 (2.15%) BGP
8 6 (2.15%) DWDM
8 6 (2.15%) 2G
8 6 (2.15%) VPN
9 5 (1.79%) VoIP
9 5 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.79%) Unified Communications
10 4 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (4.66%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.87%) MySQL
5 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.08%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.08%) Big Data
6 3 (1.08%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.72%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.36%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.36%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.36%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.94%) Selenium
2 9 (3.23%) SoapUI
3 5 (1.79%) JIRA
4 3 (1.08%) Subversion
5 2 (0.72%) JMeter
5 2 (0.72%) Serena SBM
5 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.72%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.72%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.72%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.36%) Mockito
6 1 (0.36%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.36%) Maven
6 1 (0.36%) JUnit
6 1 (0.36%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.36%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 84 (30.11%) Finance
2 48 (17.20%) Banking
3 29 (10.39%) Marketing
4 28 (10.04%) Retail
5 22 (7.89%) Manufacturing
6 17 (6.09%) Electronics
7 8 (2.87%) Billing
8 5 (1.79%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.79%) Back Office
9 3 (1.08%) Automotive
9 3 (1.08%) Games
10 2 (0.72%) Law
10 2 (0.72%) Legal
11 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.36%) Publishing
11 1 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 43 (15.41%) Project Manager
2 39 (13.98%) Analyst
3 21 (7.53%) Developer
4 18 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 17 (6.09%) Architect
6 16 (5.73%) Consultant
7 11 (3.94%) Field Engineer
8 10 (3.58%) Programme Manager
9 9 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (2.87%) Network Engineer
10 8 (2.87%) Test Leader
11 7 (2.51%) Administrator
12 5 (1.79%) Systems Manager
12 5 (1.79%) Data Analyst
12 5 (1.79%) SAP Consultant
12 5 (1.79%) Business Consultant
12 5 (1.79%) Tester
12 5 (1.79%) SAP Business One Consultant
12 5 (1.79%) SAP Business Consultant
12 5 (1.79%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.60%) Web Services
2 9 (3.23%) HTML
2 9 (3.23%) .NET
2 9 (3.23%) CSS
3 8 (2.87%) REST
4 7 (2.51%) SOAP
5 5 (1.79%) XML
6 4 (1.43%) jQuery
7 3 (1.08%) HTML5
7 3 (1.08%) CSS3
8 2 (0.72%) RESTful
8 2 (0.72%) WebCenter
8 2 (0.72%) J2EE
8 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.72%) Java EE
8 2 (0.72%) SAML
8 2 (0.72%) Middleware
9 1 (0.36%) Spring
9 1 (0.36%) Ajax
9 1 (0.36%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.09%) DTV
2 14 (5.02%) NHS
3 6 (2.15%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.15%) N-Tier
3 6 (2.15%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.15%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (1.79%) Digital Media
4 5 (1.79%) FMCG
4 5 (1.79%) IPTV
5 4 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.08%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.08%) iPhone
6 3 (1.08%) Open Source
6 3 (1.08%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.08%) PMI
7 2 (0.72%) Informatics
7 2 (0.72%) Video on Demand
7 2 (0.72%) Social Media
7 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.02%) Windows
2 9 (3.23%) Linux
3 7 (2.51%) Android
4 6 (2.15%) UNIX
4 6 (2.15%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.72%) Solaris
7 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.36%) HPUX
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (14.70%) Project Management
2 24 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (8.24%) E-Commerce
4 21 (7.53%) CRM
4 21 (7.53%) Programme Management
4 21 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (6.09%) Digital Marketing
6 13 (4.66%) Service Delivery
7 12 (4.30%) Migration
7 12 (4.30%) SOA
7 12 (4.30%) PRINCE2
7 12 (4.30%) Analytics
8 11 (3.94%) Security Testing
8 11 (3.94%) ITIL
9 10 (3.58%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (3.23%) Automated Testing
10 9 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (3.23%) DevOps
11 8 (2.87%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.83%) SQL
2 10 (3.58%) C
2 10 (3.58%) Java
3 5 (1.79%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.43%) C#
4 4 (1.43%) VBA
5 3 (1.08%) Python
5 3 (1.08%) Ruby
5 3 (1.08%) PHP
6 2 (0.72%) C++
6 2 (0.72%) Perl
6 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.36%) PHP5
7 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (9.32%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.81%) Degree
3 14 (5.02%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (3.23%) ISEB
4 9 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.15%) CCNA
6 5 (1.79%) CCIE
6 5 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.43%) CCNP
7 4 (1.43%) JNCIP
8 3 (1.08%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.36%) APMP
10 1 (0.36%) CITP
10 1 (0.36%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (0.36%) PMP
10 1 (0.36%) ACCA
10 1 (0.36%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.66%) QA
2 11 (3.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) WCAG
3 1 (0.36%) COBIT
3 1 (0.36%) HL7
3 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.72%) XenApp
3 2 (0.72%) XenServer
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.72%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.72%) SCCM
2 2 (0.72%) SCOM
2 2 (0.72%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.36%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 33 (11.83%) Cisco
2 32 (11.47%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.89%) SAP
4 13 (4.66%) Oracle
5 9 (3.23%) Juniper
6 8 (2.87%) hybris
7 7 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.51%) Ericsson
8 6 (2.15%) Citrix
9 5 (1.79%) SimCorp
9 5 (1.79%) Riverbed
10 4 (1.43%) Huawei
10 4 (1.43%) Adobe
10 4 (1.43%) VMware
11 3 (1.08%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.08%) StreamServe
11 3 (1.08%) Nokia
11 3 (1.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 3 (1.08%) Polycom
11 3 (1.08%) Cerillion
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