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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 75 75 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 -32
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 160 150 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.48% 2.41% 3.54%
As % of the General category 4.64% 4.27% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 97 195
Average daily rate £343 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.45% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -13.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.00 £14.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.52 £18.40 £35.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-38.59% -8.06%
General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3450 3516 4918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.46% 56.42% 60.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2548 2719 3655
Average daily rate £485 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 43 74
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.00 £13.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 65 (21.04%) Finance
2 39 (12.62%) SQL
3 36 (11.65%) Project Management
3 36 (11.65%) Security Cleared
4 34 (11.00%) Banking
4 34 (11.00%) Retail
5 31 (10.03%) Cisco
6 27 (8.74%) Microsoft
6 27 (8.74%) Marketing
7 26 (8.41%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (7.77%) SQL Server
9 23 (7.44%) Oracle
9 23 (7.44%) E-Commerce
9 23 (7.44%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (7.44%) Degree
10 22 (7.12%) CRM
11 21 (6.80%) ITIL
11 21 (6.80%) Windows
11 21 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (6.47%) MS Excel
12 20 (6.47%) Web Services
12 20 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (6.47%) SC Cleared
13 18 (5.83%) Internet
13 18 (5.83%) SDH
14 17 (5.50%) CCNA
15 16 (5.18%) LAN
15 16 (5.18%) WAN
15 16 (5.18%) MS Office
15 16 (5.18%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (1.29%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.29%) WebLogic
2 3 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (0.97%) Node.js
2 3 (0.97%) Lync
2 3 (0.97%) SAS
2 3 (0.97%) Apache
3 2 (0.65%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (0.32%) Liferay
4 1 (0.32%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.32%) IIS
4 1 (0.32%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.32%) CMS
4 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.18%) MS Office
3 6 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.62%) MS Project
5 3 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.32%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (2.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.29%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.65%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.32%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.83%) Internet
1 18 (5.83%) SDH
2 16 (5.18%) LAN
2 16 (5.18%) WAN
3 13 (4.21%) VoIP
4 12 (3.88%) 3G
4 12 (3.88%) DWDM
5 11 (3.56%) PBX
5 11 (3.56%) OSPF
6 10 (3.24%) TCP/IP
7 9 (2.91%) UMTS
8 8 (2.59%) 2G
8 8 (2.59%) RNC
8 8 (2.59%) Unified Communications
9 7 (2.27%) LTE
9 7 (2.27%) ATM
9 7 (2.27%) MPLS
10 6 (1.94%) BGP
10 6 (1.94%) Wireless
10 6 (1.94%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.53%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.59%) MySQL
5 6 (1.94%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.62%) Big Data
6 5 (1.62%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.97%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (0.97%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.97%) OLAP
7 3 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.32%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.32%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.32%) QlikView
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.32%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.32%) DB2
8 1 (0.32%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 11 (3.56%) Selenium
2 8 (2.59%) SoapUI
3 4 (1.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (0.97%) WebDriver
4 3 (0.97%) JIRA
5 2 (0.65%) Subversion
5 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.32%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.32%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.32%) JUnit
6 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.32%) Serena SBM
6 1 (0.32%) JMeter
General
1 65 (21.04%) Finance
2 34 (11.00%) Banking
2 34 (11.00%) Retail
3 27 (8.74%) Marketing
4 15 (4.85%) Billing
4 15 (4.85%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.91%) Electronics
6 5 (1.62%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.62%) Back Office
6 5 (1.62%) Law
7 3 (0.97%) Advertising
7 3 (0.97%) Legal
8 2 (0.65%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Front Office
9 1 (0.32%) Automotive
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (13.59%) Analyst
2 34 (11.00%) Project Manager
3 28 (9.06%) Developer
4 20 (6.47%) Business Analyst
5 19 (6.15%) Consultant
6 16 (5.18%) Architect
7 15 (4.85%) Field Engineer
8 12 (3.88%) Programme Manager
9 10 (3.24%) Test Leader
10 9 (2.91%) Implementation Engineer
11 8 (2.59%) Network Engineer
12 7 (2.27%) SQL Developer
12 7 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (2.27%) Administrator
13 6 (1.94%) Systems Manager
13 6 (1.94%) Designer
14 5 (1.62%) Agile Project Manager
14 5 (1.62%) Solutions Architect
14 5 (1.62%) Test Manager
15 4 (1.29%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.47%) Web Services
2 13 (4.21%) HTML
3 11 (3.56%) .NET
4 10 (3.24%) XML
5 9 (2.91%) SOAP
6 7 (2.27%) HTML5
6 7 (2.27%) CSS
7 4 (1.29%) jQuery
8 3 (0.97%) CSS3
8 3 (0.97%) REST
8 3 (0.97%) WebRTC
8 3 (0.97%) WSDL
9 2 (0.65%) WebCenter
10 1 (0.32%) LESS
10 1 (0.32%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.32%) WinForms
10 1 (0.32%) RESTful
10 1 (0.32%) WCF
10 1 (0.32%) WPF
10 1 (0.32%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.88%) NHS
2 9 (2.91%) DTV
3 8 (2.59%) N-Tier
3 8 (2.59%) Digital Media
4 6 (1.94%) FMCG
4 6 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (1.62%) IVR
5 5 (1.62%) IPTV
6 3 (0.97%) Open Source
6 3 (0.97%) iPhone
6 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.97%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.65%) AS400
7 2 (0.65%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.65%) Symmetrix DMX
7 2 (0.65%) CLARiiON
7 2 (0.65%) Replication
7 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.80%) Windows
2 16 (5.18%) Linux
3 11 (3.56%) UNIX
4 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.97%) Solaris
5 2 (0.65%) Android
5 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.32%) CentOS
6 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.32%) HPUX
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (11.65%) Project Management
2 26 (8.41%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (7.44%) E-Commerce
4 22 (7.12%) CRM
5 21 (6.80%) ITIL
5 21 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (4.85%) Security Testing
8 14 (4.53%) Service Management
8 14 (4.53%) PRINCE2
8 14 (4.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (4.53%) Change Control
9 13 (4.21%) Migration
10 12 (3.88%) Service Delivery
10 12 (3.88%) Programme Management
10 12 (3.88%) Analytics
11 11 (3.56%) Risk Management
12 10 (3.24%) Quality Management
12 10 (3.24%) SOA
12 10 (3.24%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (12.62%) SQL
2 14 (4.53%) C
3 13 (4.21%) Java
4 10 (3.24%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.62%) VBA
5 5 (1.62%) Perl
6 4 (1.29%) C#
7 3 (0.97%) PHP
7 3 (0.97%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.97%) VBScript
7 3 (0.97%) Python
8 2 (0.65%) C++
9 1 (0.32%) Ruby
9 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.32%) PHP5
9 1 (0.32%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.32%) VB
9 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (11.65%) Security Cleared
2 23 (7.44%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (7.44%) Degree
3 20 (6.47%) SC Cleared
4 17 (5.50%) CCNA
5 12 (3.88%) ISEB
6 8 (2.59%) JNCIA
7 7 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (1.94%) CCNP
9 4 (1.29%) CCIE
9 4 (1.29%) JNCIP
10 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.65%) MCSE
11 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.32%) CRISC
12 1 (0.32%) MCITP
12 1 (0.32%) MCTS
12 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.18%) QA
2 14 (4.53%) SLA
3 7 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.29%) COBIT
4 4 (1.29%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.97%) HL7
6 2 (0.65%) ISO 9002
7 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.32%) WCAG
7 1 (0.32%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.97%) XenApp
4 2 (0.65%) XenServer
5 1 (0.32%) vSphere
5 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.65%) Netcool
2 2 (0.65%) SCCM
2 2 (0.65%) SCOM
2 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.32%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.32%) Nessus
3 1 (0.32%) OVSD
3 1 (0.32%) HP NNM
3 1 (0.32%) OVIS
3 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.32%) OVPA
3 1 (0.32%) OVPI
3 1 (0.32%) OpenView
3 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.32%) MOM
3 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (10.03%) Cisco
2 27 (8.74%) Microsoft
3 23 (7.44%) Oracle
4 14 (4.53%) SAP
5 13 (4.21%) Nokia
6 11 (3.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 10 (3.24%) Juniper
8 9 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (2.91%) Ericsson
9 8 (2.59%) Huawei
9 8 (2.59%) hybris
10 7 (2.27%) Cerillion
11 6 (1.94%) Citrix
11 6 (1.94%) VMware
12 5 (1.62%) Telcordia
13 4 (1.29%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.29%) Remedy
13 4 (1.29%) HP
13 4 (1.29%) Avaya
13 4 (1.29%) Riverbed
City, London
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £320 - £395 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 25 days ago