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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
London / City of London
Rank 89 86 75
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 60 66 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.06% 2.06% 2.65%
As % of the General category 4.04% 3.69% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 54 111
Median daily rate £463 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £618 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £12.37 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.95% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £44.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-74.25% +62.96%

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
1485 1791 2634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.91% 55.95% 51.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1180 1422 2037
Median daily rate £520 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 14
Median hourly rate £19.60 £32.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.76% +79.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £55.00 £24.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +35.41%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 38 (34.55%) Finance
2 33 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (20.91%) Java
4 21 (19.09%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (18.18%) Marketing
6 19 (17.27%) Programme Management
7 18 (16.36%) Banking
8 17 (15.45%) SAP
8 17 (15.45%) Digital Marketing
9 16 (14.55%) Python
9 16 (14.55%) Electronics
9 16 (14.55%) Manufacturing
9 16 (14.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 13 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (10.91%) Git (software)
12 11 (10.00%) REST
12 11 (10.00%) DevOps
13 10 (9.09%) Games
13 10 (9.09%) Degree
13 10 (9.09%) TDD
13 10 (9.09%) Linux
13 10 (9.09%) HTML
13 10 (9.09%) MongoDB
14 9 (8.18%) HTML5
14 9 (8.18%) CSS
14 9 (8.18%) Cisco
15 8 (7.27%) JavaScript
15 8 (7.27%) Microsoft
15 8 (7.27%) Puppet
15 8 (7.27%) Microservices

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.55%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (1.82%) Confluence
2 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.82%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.91%) Apache
3 1 (0.91%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.91%) IIS
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) MS Office
2 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.82%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.91%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.91%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (14.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.91%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.45%) PaaS
2 5 (4.55%) GitHub
3 3 (2.73%) IaaS
3 3 (2.73%) SaaS
4 2 (1.82%) Datadog
4 2 (1.82%) Office 365
5 1 (0.91%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.91%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) LAN
1 7 (6.36%) WAN
2 6 (5.45%) Firewall
2 6 (5.45%) Internet
3 5 (4.55%) VoIP
4 4 (3.64%) Wireless
5 3 (2.73%) PSTN
6 2 (1.82%) BGP
6 2 (1.82%) Broadband
6 2 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.82%) DHCP
6 2 (1.82%) DNS
6 2 (1.82%) FTP
6 2 (1.82%) OSPF
6 2 (1.82%) PBX
6 2 (1.82%) SAN
6 2 (1.82%) SMTP
6 2 (1.82%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.82%) VPN
6 2 (1.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.45%) Big Data
3 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.82%) Redis
4 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.82%) Text Mining
5 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.91%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.91%) Cloudera CDH
5 1 (0.91%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.91%) QlikView
5 1 (0.91%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.64%) JIRA
3 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.82%) Bazaar
4 2 (1.82%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.82%) Selenium
4 2 (1.82%) Subversion
5 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.91%) Geb
5 1 (0.91%) JMeter
5 1 (0.91%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.91%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.91%) Zephyr
General
1 38 (34.55%) Finance
2 20 (18.18%) Marketing
3 18 (16.36%) Banking
4 16 (14.55%) Electronics
4 16 (14.55%) Manufacturing
5 10 (9.09%) Games
6 5 (4.55%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.73%) French Language
8 2 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.82%) Retail
9 1 (0.91%) Back Office
9 1 (0.91%) Law
9 1 (0.91%) Legal
9 1 (0.91%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (23.64%) Developer
2 12 (10.91%) Analyst
3 11 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (7.27%) MongoDB Developer
5 6 (5.45%) Junior
5 6 (5.45%) Project Manager
5 6 (5.45%) Tester
6 5 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (3.64%) Data Engineer
7 4 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.64%) Telecoms Manager
7 4 (3.64%) Web Developer
8 3 (2.73%) Big Data Engineer
8 3 (2.73%) Graduate
8 3 (2.73%) Graduate Tester
8 3 (2.73%) Junior Developer
8 3 (2.73%) Product Manager
8 3 (2.73%) Scala Developer
8 3 (2.73%) Service Analyst
8 3 (2.73%) Telecoms Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.00%) REST
2 10 (9.09%) HTML
3 9 (8.18%) CSS
3 9 (8.18%) HTML5
4 6 (5.45%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.55%) Natural Language Processing
5 5 (4.55%) RESTful
6 4 (3.64%) JDBC
6 4 (3.64%) React
6 4 (3.64%) Spring
6 4 (3.64%) Web Services
6 4 (3.64%) XML
7 2 (1.82%) CSS3
7 2 (1.82%) LAMP
8 1 (0.91%) Ajax
8 1 (0.91%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.91%) Django
8 1 (0.91%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.91%) Kafka
8 1 (0.91%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.27%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.64%) Spread Betting
3 4 (3.64%) User Experience
4 3 (2.73%) PMI
5 2 (1.82%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.82%) Clustering
5 2 (1.82%) Equities
5 2 (1.82%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.82%) Fintech
5 2 (1.82%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.82%) Social Media
5 2 (1.82%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.82%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.91%) Blog
6 1 (0.91%) CMDB
6 1 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.91%) iSeries
6 1 (0.91%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.09%) Linux
2 5 (4.55%) Windows
3 4 (3.64%) CentOS
3 4 (3.64%) Unix
4 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.82%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.82%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.91%) Android
5 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.91%) Debian
5 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.09%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (17.27%) Programme Management
4 17 (15.45%) Digital Marketing
5 13 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (10.00%) DevOps
7 10 (9.09%) TDD
8 8 (7.27%) Microservices
9 7 (6.36%) Configuration Management
9 7 (6.36%) ITIL
10 6 (5.45%) Front End Development
10 6 (5.45%) Project Management
10 6 (5.45%) Test Scripting
11 5 (4.55%) Business Analysis
11 5 (4.55%) High Availability
11 5 (4.55%) Machine Learning
11 5 (4.55%) Migration
11 5 (4.55%) PRINCE2
11 5 (4.55%) Scrum
12 4 (3.64%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.91%) Java
2 16 (14.55%) Python
3 8 (7.27%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.36%) SQL
5 6 (5.45%) Bash Shell
5 6 (5.45%) Ruby
6 4 (3.64%) Scala
7 3 (2.73%) MATLAB
7 3 (2.73%) Perl
7 3 (2.73%) R
8 2 (1.82%) C++
8 2 (1.82%) Go
8 2 (1.82%) PHP
9 1 (0.91%) C#
9 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (9.09%) Degree
2 5 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.73%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.73%) PMP
5 2 (1.82%) PhD
6 1 (0.91%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.91%) CCNA
6 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.91%) ISEB
6 1 (0.91%) MCDST
6 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.91%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.91%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.73%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.82%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.82%) XenServer
4 1 (0.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (7.27%) Puppet
2 4 (3.64%) Ansible
3 3 (2.73%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.73%) SCCM
4 2 (1.82%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.82%) Cobbler
4 2 (1.82%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.82%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (1.82%) Salt
4 2 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.82%) Terraform
5 1 (0.91%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (15.45%) SAP
2 9 (8.18%) Cisco
3 8 (7.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.45%) VMware
5 4 (3.64%) Avaya
6 3 (2.73%) Oracle
6 3 (2.73%) Symantec
7 2 (1.82%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.82%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.82%) HP
7 2 (1.82%) Nortel
7 2 (1.82%) Siemens
7 2 (1.82%) Sybase
7 2 (1.82%) Veritas
8 1 (0.91%) Adobe
8 1 (0.91%) Ariba
8 1 (0.91%) BT
8 1 (0.91%) IBM
8 1 (0.91%) Mitel
8 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
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