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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 70 77 68
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 127 146 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.49% 2.50% 2.77%
As % of the General category 4.85% 4.59% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 91 108
Average daily rate
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£411 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £33.18 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +74.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+48.57% -22.22%
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
2616 3179 3344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.31% 54.44% 57.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2027 2315 2609
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 50 37
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.38 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.15% -10.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £14.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.61 £42.50 £52.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -7.35%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015, 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 91 (32.38%) Finance
2 53 (18.86%) Banking
3 49 (17.44%) SQL
4 39 (13.88%) Microsoft
5 37 (13.17%) Windows
6 32 (11.39%) Java
6 32 (11.39%) Cisco
7 29 (10.32%) Computer Science
8 28 (9.96%) Marketing
9 27 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (9.61%) SQL Server
10 26 (9.25%) Electronics
10 26 (9.25%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (8.90%) Programme Management
11 25 (8.90%) Mathematics
11 25 (8.90%) MS Excel
11 25 (8.90%) LAN
12 24 (8.54%) WAN
12 24 (8.54%) Manufacturing
13 23 (8.19%) DTV
13 23 (8.19%) UNIX
13 23 (8.19%) SAP
13 23 (8.19%) Digital Marketing
13 23 (8.19%) Degree
13 23 (8.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 23 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
14 22 (7.83%) Relational Database
15 21 (7.47%) C#
16 20 (7.12%) Data Modelling
16 20 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 14 (4.98%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (2.14%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.78%) IIS
4 4 (1.42%) Lync
4 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.07%) SAS
6 2 (0.71%) CMS
6 2 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.71%) JBoss
6 2 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.36%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.36%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 25 (8.90%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.69%) MS Office
3 10 (3.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.20%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.85%) MS Project
6 4 (1.42%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.36%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 23 (8.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.07%) BASE24
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.36%) Exstream
4 1 (0.36%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.36%) ElastiCache
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.36%) Force.com
3 1 (0.36%) SaaS
3 1 (0.36%) PaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Office 365
3 1 (0.36%) IaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.90%) LAN
2 24 (8.54%) WAN
3 17 (6.05%) Firewall
4 13 (4.63%) Internet
5 11 (3.91%) Network Security
5 11 (3.91%) Broadband
5 11 (3.91%) VoIP
5 11 (3.91%) OSPF
5 11 (3.91%) BGP
6 9 (3.20%) TCP/IP
6 9 (3.20%) DNS
7 8 (2.85%) DHCP
8 7 (2.49%) ATM
8 7 (2.49%) EIGRP
9 6 (2.14%) Wireless
9 6 (2.14%) VPN
9 6 (2.14%) NetScaler
10 5 (1.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.78%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.61%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.83%) Relational Database
3 17 (6.05%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.78%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.78%) MS Access
6 4 (1.42%) OLAP
6 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.07%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.07%) Big Data
7 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.07%) NonStop SQL
7 3 (1.07%) MySQL
7 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.71%) FileMaker
8 2 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.85%) Jenkins
1 8 (2.85%) JIRA
2 5 (1.78%) Subversion
3 4 (1.42%) Selenium
4 3 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.07%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.07%) Maven
4 3 (1.07%) JUnit
4 3 (1.07%) JMeter
5 2 (0.71%) Serena SBM
5 2 (0.71%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.71%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.36%) TestLink
6 1 (0.36%) Mockito
6 1 (0.36%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.36%) Hudson
6 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.36%) TestNG
6 1 (0.36%) ChangeMan
General
1 91 (32.38%) Finance
2 53 (18.86%) Banking
3 28 (9.96%) Marketing
4 26 (9.25%) Electronics
5 24 (8.54%) Manufacturing
6 13 (4.63%) Billing
7 12 (4.27%) Retail
8 9 (3.20%) Legal
9 6 (2.14%) Investment Banking
9 6 (2.14%) French Language
10 5 (1.78%) Multimedia
10 5 (1.78%) Law
11 4 (1.42%) Back Office
11 4 (1.42%) Publishing
12 3 (1.07%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.71%) Front Office
13 2 (0.71%) Games
13 2 (0.71%) Local Government
14 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 63 (22.42%) Analyst
2 35 (12.46%) Architect
3 24 (8.54%) Developer
3 24 (8.54%) Programmer
4 22 (7.83%) Project Manager
5 15 (5.34%) Java Programmer
5 15 (5.34%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 15 (5.34%) Analyst Programmer
6 13 (4.63%) Programme Manager
7 12 (4.27%) Business Analyst
8 10 (3.56%) Network Engineer
8 10 (3.56%) Security Architect
9 9 (3.20%) Network Architect
10 7 (2.49%) Data Analyst
10 7 (2.49%) SQL Developer
10 7 (2.49%) Senior Manager
11 6 (2.14%) Applications Support
11 6 (2.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (2.14%) Desktop Support
11 6 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.63%) .NET
2 11 (3.91%) HTML
3 10 (3.56%) Web Services
4 8 (2.85%) XML
5 6 (2.14%) CSS
6 5 (1.78%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.42%) SOAP
7 4 (1.42%) REST
8 3 (1.07%) WCF
8 3 (1.07%) jQuery
9 2 (0.71%) Middleware
9 2 (0.71%) J2EE
9 2 (0.71%) Ajax
9 2 (0.71%) MDX
9 2 (0.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.71%) Visualforce
10 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.36%) RESTful
10 1 (0.36%) HTML5
10 1 (0.36%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.32%) Computer Science
2 25 (8.90%) Mathematics
3 23 (8.19%) DTV
3 23 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.69%) Derivative
5 12 (4.27%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.91%) User Experience
7 8 (2.85%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.85%) Spread Betting
8 7 (2.49%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.42%) NHS
9 4 (1.42%) IVR
9 4 (1.42%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (1.07%) Open Source
10 3 (1.07%) Graphic Design
10 3 (1.07%) Tandem
10 3 (1.07%) Statistics
10 3 (1.07%) Online Banking
10 3 (1.07%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.07%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.17%) Windows
2 23 (8.19%) UNIX
3 12 (4.27%) Windows 7
4 11 (3.91%) Linux
5 10 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.85%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.78%) Windows Vista
8 4 (1.42%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.42%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.42%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.07%) Android
10 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.36%) Solaris
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.36%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (9.25%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (8.90%) Programme Management
4 23 (8.19%) Digital Marketing
5 20 (7.12%) Data Modelling
5 20 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (6.41%) CRM
6 18 (6.41%) PRINCE2
6 18 (6.41%) Migration
6 18 (6.41%) Project Management
7 15 (5.34%) Network Design
7 15 (5.34%) ITIL
7 15 (5.34%) Network Architecture
8 12 (4.27%) E-Commerce
9 10 (3.56%) OOP
9 10 (3.56%) OO
10 9 (3.20%) Service Delivery
10 9 (3.20%) Low Latency
11 8 (2.85%) Analytics
11 8 (2.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 49 (17.44%) SQL
2 32 (11.39%) Java
3 21 (7.47%) C#
4 14 (4.98%) Python
5 8 (2.85%) C++
6 7 (2.49%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.14%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.78%) Ruby
8 5 (1.78%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.42%) C
10 3 (1.07%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.07%) Perl
10 3 (1.07%) VB
10 3 (1.07%) VBA
11 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.71%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.36%) Scala
12 1 (0.36%) R
12 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (8.19%) Degree
2 14 (4.98%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.42%) MCSE
6 3 (1.07%) MCSA
6 3 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.71%) MCP
7 2 (0.71%) MCTS
7 2 (0.71%) VCP4
7 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) MOS
8 1 (0.36%) CFA
8 1 (0.36%) MCITP
8 1 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.78%) QA
2 3 (1.07%) SLA
3 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.36%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
4 1 (0.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.07%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.71%) XenApp
5 1 (0.36%) XenServer
5 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.36%) vSphere
5 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.36%) Xen
5 1 (0.36%) Postfix
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.36%) Squid
5 1 (0.36%) NFS
5 1 (0.36%) NDS
5 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.36%) Firmware
5 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.14%) SCCM
2 4 (1.42%) SCOM
2 4 (1.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (1.42%) Puppet
2 4 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.07%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.36%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.36%) WSUS
4 1 (0.36%) Cacti
4 1 (0.36%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.36%) Nagios
4 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.36%) Netcool
Vendors
1 39 (13.88%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.39%) Cisco
3 23 (8.19%) SAP
4 19 (6.76%) VMware
5 18 (6.41%) CheckPoint
6 17 (6.05%) Citrix
7 13 (4.63%) Oracle
8 8 (2.85%) HP
9 5 (1.78%) Juniper
9 5 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.42%) Blue Coat
11 3 (1.07%) Serena
11 3 (1.07%) Apple
11 3 (1.07%) Ericsson
11 3 (1.07%) FatWire
12 2 (0.71%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.71%) Ariba
12 2 (0.71%) Nokia
12 2 (0.71%) Avaya
12 2 (0.71%) Adobe
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Ortolan Group
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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People Source
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
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Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
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