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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 86 72 48
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -24
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 118 185 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.05% 2.61% 3.58%
As % of the General category 4.06% 4.50% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 108 183
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£407 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £48.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.08% +182.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.21% +9.23%
General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2909 4112 4680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.49% 58.01% 60.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2185 3078 3543
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 £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 77 64
Average hourly rate £20.25 £20.93 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -0.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 (31.11%) Finance
2 49 (18.15%) Banking
3 39 (14.44%) Project Management
4 35 (12.96%) SQL
5 32 (11.85%) Microsoft
6 31 (11.48%) Cisco
7 30 (11.11%) Marketing
8 26 (9.63%) Retail
8 26 (9.63%) Security Cleared
9 25 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (9.26%) Web Services
10 24 (8.89%) Manufacturing
11 23 (8.52%) MS Office
11 23 (8.52%) SAP
12 22 (8.15%) SQL Server
12 22 (8.15%) CRM
12 22 (8.15%) E-Commerce
12 22 (8.15%) Programme Management
13 21 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 18 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
14 18 (6.67%) DTV
14 18 (6.67%) Electronics
15 17 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (6.30%) Degree
16 16 (5.93%) MS Excel
16 16 (5.93%) Internet
17 15 (5.56%) NHS
17 15 (5.56%) Windows
18 14 (5.19%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (1.85%) MS Exchange
1 5 (1.85%) SharePoint
1 5 (1.85%) Lync
2 3 (1.11%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.74%) SAS
3 2 (0.74%) Apache
4 1 (0.37%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.37%) CMS
4 1 (0.37%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.37%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.37%) Confluence
4 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Foundation
4 1 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 23 (8.52%) MS Office
2 16 (5.93%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.74%) MS Project
6 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.37%) InDesign
6 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.85%) SimCorp Dimension
2 5 (1.85%) SAP Business One
3 4 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.74%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.74%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.70%) SaaS
2 6 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.93%) Internet
2 12 (4.44%) SDH
2 12 (4.44%) WAN
3 10 (3.70%) LAN
4 9 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.33%) Ethernet
5 8 (2.96%) GSM
5 8 (2.96%) UMTS
6 7 (2.59%) MPLS
6 7 (2.59%) OSPF
6 7 (2.59%) VPN
6 7 (2.59%) ATM
7 6 (2.22%) 3G
8 5 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.85%) BGP
8 5 (1.85%) DWDM
8 5 (1.85%) 2G
8 5 (1.85%) VoIP
8 5 (1.85%) Unified Communications
9 4 (1.48%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (4.81%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.96%) MySQL
5 5 (1.85%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.11%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.11%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.74%) Big Data
7 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.37%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.37%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.37%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 11 (4.07%) Selenium
2 9 (3.33%) SoapUI
3 5 (1.85%) JIRA
4 3 (1.11%) Subversion
4 3 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.74%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.74%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.74%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.74%) Serena SBM
5 2 (0.74%) JMeter
6 1 (0.37%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.37%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.37%) JUnit
6 1 (0.37%) Maven
6 1 (0.37%) MSTest
6 1 (0.37%) Mockito
6 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 84 (31.11%) Finance
2 49 (18.15%) Banking
3 30 (11.11%) Marketing
4 26 (9.63%) Retail
5 24 (8.89%) Manufacturing
6 18 (6.67%) Electronics
7 8 (2.96%) Billing
8 6 (2.22%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.85%) Back Office
10 3 (1.11%) Automotive
10 3 (1.11%) Games
11 2 (0.74%) Law
11 2 (0.74%) Legal
12 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.37%) Publishing
12 1 (0.37%) Local Government
12 1 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 43 (15.93%) Project Manager
2 39 (14.44%) Analyst
3 21 (7.78%) Developer
4 16 (5.93%) Consultant
4 16 (5.93%) Business Analyst
4 16 (5.93%) Architect
5 10 (3.70%) Field Engineer
5 10 (3.70%) Programme Manager
6 9 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (2.96%) Test Leader
8 7 (2.59%) Administrator
9 5 (1.85%) Network Engineer
9 5 (1.85%) Tester
9 5 (1.85%) Data Analyst
9 5 (1.85%) Systems Manager
9 5 (1.85%) Business Consultant
9 5 (1.85%) SAP Consultant
9 5 (1.85%) SAP Business Consultant
9 5 (1.85%) Implementation Engineer
9 5 (1.85%) SAP Business One Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.26%) Web Services
2 10 (3.70%) HTML
3 9 (3.33%) .NET
3 9 (3.33%) CSS
3 9 (3.33%) REST
4 8 (2.96%) SOAP
5 5 (1.85%) XML
6 4 (1.48%) HTML5
6 4 (1.48%) jQuery
7 3 (1.11%) Middleware
7 3 (1.11%) CSS3
8 2 (0.74%) RESTful
8 2 (0.74%) WebCenter
8 2 (0.74%) Java EE
8 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.74%) SAML
9 1 (0.37%) LESS
9 1 (0.37%) Flot
9 1 (0.37%) J2EE
9 1 (0.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.67%) DTV
2 15 (5.56%) NHS
3 6 (2.22%) N-Tier
3 6 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.22%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.85%) IPTV
4 5 (1.85%) Digital Media
4 5 (1.85%) FMCG
5 4 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (1.48%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.11%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.11%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.11%) PMI
6 3 (1.11%) Open Source
6 3 (1.11%) iPhone
7 2 (0.74%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.74%) Video on Demand
7 2 (0.74%) Social Media
7 2 (0.74%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.56%) Windows
2 9 (3.33%) Linux
3 7 (2.59%) Android
4 6 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.22%) UNIX
5 4 (1.48%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.74%) Solaris
7 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.37%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (14.44%) Project Management
2 25 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (8.15%) CRM
3 22 (8.15%) E-Commerce
3 22 (8.15%) Programme Management
4 21 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
6 17 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (4.81%) Service Delivery
8 12 (4.44%) Migration
9 11 (4.07%) ITIL
9 11 (4.07%) PRINCE2
9 11 (4.07%) SOA
9 11 (4.07%) Security Testing
10 10 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (3.70%) Automated Testing
10 10 (3.70%) Analytics
11 9 (3.33%) DevOps
11 9 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (2.96%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (12.96%) SQL
2 9 (3.33%) Java
2 9 (3.33%) C
3 6 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.48%) C#
4 4 (1.48%) VBA
5 3 (1.11%) PHP
5 3 (1.11%) Python
5 3 (1.11%) Ruby
6 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.74%) C++
6 2 (0.74%) Perl
7 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.37%) VB
7 1 (0.37%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 26 (9.63%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.30%) Degree
3 12 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.70%) ISEB
5 5 (1.85%) CCIE
5 5 (1.85%) CCNA
5 5 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.48%) JNCIP
7 3 (1.11%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.11%) CCNP
8 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.37%) ACCA
9 1 (0.37%) Avaya Certification
9 1 (0.37%) PMP
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.37%) CCDP
9 1 (0.37%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.81%) QA
2 10 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) WCAG
3 1 (0.37%) COBIT
3 1 (0.37%) HL7
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.74%) XenApp
3 2 (0.74%) XenServer
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.74%) SCCM
2 2 (0.74%) SCOM
2 2 (0.74%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.74%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.37%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 32 (11.85%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.48%) Cisco
3 23 (8.52%) SAP
4 12 (4.44%) Oracle
5 8 (2.96%) hybris
5 8 (2.96%) Juniper
6 7 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.22%) Citrix
8 5 (1.85%) SimCorp
9 4 (1.48%) Riverbed
9 4 (1.48%) Adobe
9 4 (1.48%) Ericsson
9 4 (1.48%) VMware
10 3 (1.11%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.11%) StreamServe
10 3 (1.11%) Polycom
10 3 (1.11%) Cerillion
11 2 (0.74%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.74%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 2 (0.74%) Huawei
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