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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 104 73 92
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +19
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 61 165 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.79% 2.79% 2.02%
As % of the General category 3.36% 5.27% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 117 90
Median daily rate £450 £425 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +59.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.43 £16.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.06% -33.33%
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
1818 3129 2951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.31% 52.83% 50.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1501 2442 2216
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 28
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.36 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -0.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.87 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.64 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 25 July 2016.

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 2016, 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 50 (42.02%) Finance
2 29 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (24.37%) Banking
3 21 (17.65%) Programme Management
3 21 (17.65%) Project Management
4 20 (16.81%) Marketing
5 19 (15.97%) PRINCE2
5 19 (15.97%) Degree
6 17 (14.29%) SQL
7 16 (13.45%) ITIL
7 16 (13.45%) Cisco
8 15 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (11.76%) Java
10 13 (10.92%) SAP
10 13 (10.92%) WAN
10 13 (10.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 13 (10.92%) Manufacturing
10 13 (10.92%) Electronics
10 13 (10.92%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (10.08%) Microsoft
11 12 (10.08%) PMI Certification
12 11 (9.24%) LAN
12 11 (9.24%) Firewall
12 11 (9.24%) Data Centre
13 10 (8.40%) Computer Science
13 10 (8.40%) REST
13 10 (8.40%) PMP
14 8 (6.72%) Scrum
14 8 (6.72%) TDD

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 4 (3.36%) Apache
2 3 (2.52%) CMS
2 3 (2.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.68%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.68%) IIS
3 2 (1.68%) JBoss
3 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.84%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.84%) Confluence
4 1 (0.84%) Drupal
4 1 (0.84%) GemFire
4 1 (0.84%) Mule
4 1 (0.84%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.84%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) MS Excel
1 8 (6.72%) MS Office
2 3 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.84%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.84%) MS Project
3 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (10.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.84%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.84%) Faxination
2 1 (0.84%) Magento
2 1 (0.84%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (0.84%) Radian6
2 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.84%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.04%) Office 365
3 3 (2.52%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.84%) GitHub
5 1 (0.84%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.92%) WAN
2 11 (9.24%) Firewall
2 11 (9.24%) LAN
3 7 (5.88%) DNS
4 4 (3.36%) 4G
4 4 (3.36%) CTI
5 3 (2.52%) 3G
5 3 (2.52%) Internet
5 3 (2.52%) NAS
5 3 (2.52%) SAN
5 3 (2.52%) VoIP
6 2 (1.68%) Broadband
6 2 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.68%) DHCP
6 2 (1.68%) FTP
6 2 (1.68%) HTTP
6 2 (1.68%) Network Security
6 2 (1.68%) PBX
6 2 (1.68%) SMTP
6 2 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.04%) Big Data
1 6 (5.04%) RDBMS
1 6 (5.04%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.36%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.52%) Apache Hive
4 3 (2.52%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.52%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.84%) BODI
6 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.84%) Cloudera CDH
6 1 (0.84%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.84%) DB2
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.52%) JIRA
2 2 (1.68%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.68%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.68%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.68%) Gradle
2 2 (1.68%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.84%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.84%) Ranorex
3 1 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (42.02%) Finance
2 29 (24.37%) Banking
3 20 (16.81%) Marketing
4 13 (10.92%) Electronics
4 13 (10.92%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.20%) Games
5 5 (4.20%) Legal
6 3 (2.52%) Law
6 3 (2.52%) Retail
7 2 (1.68%) German Language
8 1 (0.84%) Advertising
8 1 (0.84%) Billing
8 1 (0.84%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (16.81%) Developer
1 20 (16.81%) Project Manager
2 11 (9.24%) Analyst
3 9 (7.56%) Java Developer
4 8 (6.72%) Architect
5 6 (5.04%) Business Analyst
5 6 (5.04%) Programme Manager
5 6 (5.04%) Senior Developer
5 6 (5.04%) Telecoms Manager
6 5 (4.20%) Games Developer
6 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (4.20%) IT Manager
6 5 (4.20%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (4.20%) Java Games Developer
6 5 (4.20%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (4.20%) Telecoms Developer
6 5 (4.20%) Telecoms Java Developer
7 4 (3.36%) Designer
7 4 (3.36%) Network Engineer
7 4 (3.36%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.40%) REST
2 7 (5.88%) Web Services
3 6 (5.04%) SOAP
3 6 (5.04%) XML
4 5 (4.20%) JMS
4 5 (4.20%) Spring
5 4 (3.36%) CSS
5 4 (3.36%) HTML
6 3 (2.52%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.68%) .NET
7 2 (1.68%) 802.1X
7 2 (1.68%) Akka
7 2 (1.68%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.68%) Kafka
7 2 (1.68%) Play Framework
7 2 (1.68%) React
8 1 (0.84%) DHTML
8 1 (0.84%) Flash
8 1 (0.84%) J2EE
8 1 (0.84%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.40%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.04%) Virtual Team
4 5 (4.20%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.20%) User Experience
5 4 (3.36%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.36%) IVR
5 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.36%) PMI
6 3 (2.52%) CLARiiON
6 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.68%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.68%) Social Media
8 1 (0.84%) Clustering
8 1 (0.84%) iPhone
8 1 (0.84%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.72%) Linux
1 8 (6.72%) Windows
2 5 (4.20%) Unix
3 4 (3.36%) Android
3 4 (3.36%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.36%) Solaris
3 4 (3.36%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.68%) Debian
4 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.68%) SUSE
4 2 (1.68%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.84%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.65%) Programme Management
2 21 (17.65%) Project Management
3 19 (15.97%) PRINCE2
4 16 (13.45%) ITIL
5 15 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (10.92%) Digital Marketing
7 12 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (6.72%) Migration
8 8 (6.72%) Scrum
8 8 (6.72%) TDD
9 7 (5.88%) DevOps
9 7 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.04%) Open Source
10 6 (5.04%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.20%) CRM
11 5 (4.20%) User Stories
12 4 (3.36%) Data Modelling
12 4 (3.36%) ITIL V3
12 4 (3.36%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.29%) SQL
2 14 (11.76%) Java
3 8 (6.72%) Python
4 5 (4.20%) PHP
5 4 (3.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.36%) Perl
5 4 (3.36%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.36%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.52%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.52%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.68%) C
7 2 (1.68%) Ruby
8 1 (0.84%) C#
8 1 (0.84%) C++
8 1 (0.84%) Go
8 1 (0.84%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (15.97%) Degree
2 12 (10.08%) PMI Certification
3 10 (8.40%) PMP
4 5 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (3.36%) CCNP
5 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.68%) CCNA
6 2 (1.68%) CISSP
6 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.84%) CCENT
7 1 (0.84%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.84%) CISM
7 1 (0.84%) CLAS
7 1 (0.84%) IISP
7 1 (0.84%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) SLA
2 2 (1.68%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.52%) Docker
4 2 (1.68%) NFS
4 2 (1.68%) Postfix
4 2 (1.68%) Squid
4 2 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.84%) HDFS
5 1 (0.84%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.84%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.20%) Puppet
2 3 (2.52%) Ansible
3 2 (1.68%) Cacti
3 2 (1.68%) Mesos
3 2 (1.68%) Nagios
3 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.68%) SCCM
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.84%) Oozie
4 1 (0.84%) Packer
4 1 (0.84%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.84%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (13.45%) Cisco
2 13 (10.92%) SAP
3 12 (10.08%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.04%) Oracle
5 5 (4.20%) HP
5 5 (4.20%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (4.20%) VMware
6 4 (3.36%) Citrix
7 3 (2.52%) Avaya
7 3 (2.52%) EMC
7 3 (2.52%) IronPort
7 3 (2.52%) Juniper
7 3 (2.52%) Mitel
7 3 (2.52%) NetApp
7 3 (2.52%) Postini
7 3 (2.52%) Proofpoint
8 2 (1.68%) Huawei
8 2 (1.68%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.68%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.68%) Xamarin
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