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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 114 70 79
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +9
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 46 177 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.38% 3.03% 2.30%
As % of the General category 2.58% 5.75% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 134 109
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £279 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -38.00%
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
1780 3076 3044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.52% 52.67% 51.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1481 2415 2338
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £316 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 42 24
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.36 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £36.33 £45.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 45 (41.67%) Finance
2 31 (28.70%) Banking
3 30 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (20.37%) Project Management
5 20 (18.52%) Programme Management
6 19 (17.59%) SQL
7 18 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 18 (16.67%) Degree
8 15 (13.89%) Marketing
8 15 (13.89%) ITIL
8 15 (13.89%) Cisco
9 14 (12.96%) Java
10 13 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 12 (11.11%) PMI Certification
12 11 (10.19%) WAN
12 11 (10.19%) LAN
12 11 (10.19%) SAP
12 11 (10.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 11 (10.19%) Electronics
12 11 (10.19%) Manufacturing
12 11 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (10.19%) Digital Marketing
12 11 (10.19%) Data Centre
13 10 (9.26%) Computer Science
13 10 (9.26%) MS Office
13 10 (9.26%) PMP
14 9 (8.33%) Linux
15 8 (7.41%) MS Excel
15 8 (7.41%) RDBMS

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 (4.63%) Apache
2 4 (3.70%) CMS
3 2 (1.85%) Drupal
3 2 (1.85%) IIS
3 2 (1.85%) JBoss
3 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.93%) GemFire
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (9.26%) MS Office
2 8 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (10.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.93%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.93%) Magento
2 1 (0.93%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.78%) Office 365
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.19%) LAN
1 11 (10.19%) WAN
2 8 (7.41%) Firewall
3 4 (3.70%) DNS
4 3 (2.78%) 4G
5 2 (1.85%) BGP
5 2 (1.85%) Broadband
5 2 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.85%) DHCP
5 2 (1.85%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.85%) FTP
5 2 (1.85%) HSRP
5 2 (1.85%) HTTP
5 2 (1.85%) Internet
5 2 (1.85%) LTE
5 2 (1.85%) Network Security
5 2 (1.85%) SMTP
5 2 (1.85%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (1.85%) VoIP
5 2 (1.85%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.41%) RDBMS
1 8 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.63%) Big Data
2 5 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.93%) Cloudera CDH
6 1 (0.93%) DB2
6 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.93%) MySQL
6 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.78%) JIRA
2 2 (1.85%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.85%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.85%) Gradle
2 2 (1.85%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.93%) gulp
3 1 (0.93%) Ranorex
3 1 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (41.67%) Finance
2 31 (28.70%) Banking
3 15 (13.89%) Marketing
4 11 (10.19%) Electronics
4 11 (10.19%) Manufacturing
5 7 (6.48%) Games
6 6 (5.56%) Legal
7 4 (3.70%) Retail
8 2 (1.85%) German Language
8 2 (1.85%) Publishing
9 1 (0.93%) Billing
9 1 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (19.44%) Developer
2 18 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 11 (10.19%) Analyst
4 10 (9.26%) Java Developer
5 7 (6.48%) Games Developer
5 7 (6.48%) Java Games Developer
5 7 (6.48%) Telecoms Developer
5 7 (6.48%) Telecoms Java Developer
6 6 (5.56%) Architect
6 6 (5.56%) Programme Manager
6 6 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (4.63%) IT Manager
7 5 (4.63%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (4.63%) Telecoms Manager
8 4 (3.70%) Designer
8 4 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (3.70%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.48%) REST
2 6 (5.56%) HTML
3 5 (4.63%) CSS
3 5 (4.63%) JMS
4 4 (3.70%) Spring
5 3 (2.78%) .NET
5 3 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (1.85%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.85%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.85%) CSS3
6 2 (1.85%) React
6 2 (1.85%) Web Services
7 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.93%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.93%) HTML5
7 1 (0.93%) LESS
7 1 (0.93%) LINQ
7 1 (0.93%) Node.js
7 1 (0.93%) Sass
7 1 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.48%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.56%) User Experience
5 5 (4.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.70%) PMI
7 3 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.78%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.85%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.85%) STB
9 1 (0.93%) CESG
9 1 (0.93%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.93%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.93%) Handset
9 1 (0.93%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.33%) Linux
2 6 (5.56%) Windows
3 5 (4.63%) Unix
4 4 (3.70%) Solaris
5 3 (2.78%) Android
5 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.85%) Debian
6 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.85%) SUSE
6 2 (1.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.37%) Project Management
3 20 (18.52%) Programme Management
4 18 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 15 (13.89%) ITIL
6 13 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (10.19%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (7.41%) Scrum
9 7 (6.48%) Migration
9 7 (6.48%) User Stories
10 6 (5.56%) DevOps
10 6 (5.56%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.56%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.63%) ITIL V3
11 5 (4.63%) Open Source
12 4 (3.70%) Analytics
12 4 (3.70%) Wireframes
13 3 (2.78%) Business Process Mapping
13 3 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.59%) SQL
2 14 (12.96%) Java
3 7 (6.48%) Python
4 6 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.56%) PHP
5 5 (4.63%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.70%) Perl
6 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.85%) C#
8 2 (1.85%) C++
9 1 (0.93%) C
9 1 (0.93%) Ruby
9 1 (0.93%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (16.67%) Degree
2 12 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 10 (9.26%) PMP
4 5 (4.63%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (3.70%) CCNP
5 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.85%) CCNA
7 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.93%) CCENT
8 1 (0.93%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.93%) CISM
8 1 (0.93%) CISSP
8 1 (0.93%) CLAS
8 1 (0.93%) IISP
8 1 (0.93%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.78%) Docker
3 2 (1.85%) NFS
3 2 (1.85%) Postfix
3 2 (1.85%) Squid
3 2 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.93%) HDFS
4 1 (0.93%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) Puppet
2 3 (2.78%) Ansible
3 2 (1.85%) Cacti
3 2 (1.85%) Mesos
3 2 (1.85%) Nagios
3 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.85%) SCCM
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.93%) Oozie
4 1 (0.93%) Packer
4 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (13.89%) Cisco
2 12 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.19%) SAP
4 5 (4.63%) Oracle
4 5 (4.63%) VMware
5 3 (2.78%) Juniper
6 2 (1.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (1.85%) Ciena
6 2 (1.85%) Citrix
6 2 (1.85%) Greenplum
6 2 (1.85%) Huawei
6 2 (1.85%) Netezza
6 2 (1.85%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.85%) Rally
6 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.85%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.85%) Teradata
6 2 (1.85%) Vertica
6 2 (1.85%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.93%) Etrali
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