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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 68 69 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 154 170 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.75% 2.56% 3.02%
As % of the General category 5.39% 4.57% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 119 126
Average daily rate
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£410 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £33.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 - £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 - £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +54.28%
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
2855 3716 3357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.07% 55.88% 55.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2252 2819 2577
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 £293 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 53 52
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.45 £38.40 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 98 (36.03%) Finance
2 57 (20.96%) Banking
3 51 (18.75%) SQL
4 47 (17.28%) Microsoft
5 31 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (10.66%) Marketing
7 28 (10.29%) Programme Management
8 27 (9.93%) Manufacturing
8 27 (9.93%) Cisco
8 27 (9.93%) Windows
9 26 (9.56%) SQL Server
9 26 (9.56%) Electronics
10 25 (9.19%) DTV
10 25 (9.19%) SAP
10 25 (9.19%) CRM
10 25 (9.19%) LAN
10 25 (9.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 25 (9.19%) Digital Marketing
10 25 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (8.82%) WAN
11 24 (8.82%) MS Excel
12 22 (8.09%) Java
13 21 (7.72%) Project Management
13 21 (7.72%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (6.99%) Firewall
15 18 (6.62%) Migration
15 18 (6.62%) Active Directory
15 18 (6.62%) CheckPoint
16 17 (6.25%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.21%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.47%) IIS
4 3 (1.10%) SAS
4 3 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.74%) Lync
5 2 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.74%) JBoss
6 1 (0.37%) Apache
6 1 (0.37%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.37%) CMS
6 1 (0.37%) Exstream Dialogue
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 24 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.25%) MS Office
3 8 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.84%) MS Project
5 4 (1.47%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.47%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.37%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 25 (9.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (2.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.74%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.37%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.37%) BASE24
4 1 (0.37%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) IaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.37%) ElastiCache
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.37%) Force.com
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.19%) LAN
2 24 (8.82%) WAN
3 19 (6.99%) Firewall
4 16 (5.88%) Broadband
5 13 (4.78%) Network Security
6 11 (4.04%) Internet
6 11 (4.04%) OSPF
6 11 (4.04%) BGP
7 10 (3.68%) VoIP
8 9 (3.31%) DNS
9 8 (2.94%) PBX
9 8 (2.94%) DHCP
10 7 (2.57%) TCP/IP
10 7 (2.57%) EIGRP
11 6 (2.21%) SAN
11 6 (2.21%) VPN
11 6 (2.21%) ATM
11 6 (2.21%) Wireless
11 6 (2.21%) NetScaler
11 6 (2.21%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (5.15%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (3.31%) RDBMS
4 7 (2.57%) MySQL
4 7 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.21%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.47%) OLAP
6 4 (1.47%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.10%) Big Data
7 3 (1.10%) MS Access
7 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.10%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 7 (2.57%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.84%) Subversion
4 4 (1.47%) Selenium
5 3 (1.10%) Maven
5 3 (1.10%) JUnit
5 3 (1.10%) JMeter
5 3 (1.10%) Serena SBM
5 3 (1.10%) Mockito
6 2 (0.74%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.74%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.74%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.74%) JIRA
6 2 (0.74%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.74%) MSTest
6 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.37%) Ant
7 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.37%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
General
1 98 (36.03%) Finance
2 57 (20.96%) Banking
3 29 (10.66%) Marketing
4 27 (9.93%) Manufacturing
5 26 (9.56%) Electronics
6 13 (4.78%) Retail
7 12 (4.41%) Billing
7 12 (4.41%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.57%) Legal
9 5 (1.84%) Back Office
9 5 (1.84%) Multimedia
10 4 (1.47%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.47%) Law
11 3 (1.10%) Automotive
11 3 (1.10%) Local Government
12 2 (0.74%) French Language
12 2 (0.74%) Games
13 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (19.12%) Analyst
2 38 (13.97%) Architect
3 30 (11.03%) Developer
4 24 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 15 (5.51%) Programme Manager
6 13 (4.78%) Network Engineer
7 10 (3.68%) Business Analyst
7 10 (3.68%) Security Architect
8 9 (3.31%) Network Architect
8 9 (3.31%) Programmer
8 9 (3.31%) Data Analyst
9 8 (2.94%) SQL Developer
10 7 (2.57%) Systems Manager
10 7 (2.57%) Applications Support
11 6 (2.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (2.21%) Support Analyst
11 6 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (2.21%) Senior Manager
11 6 (2.21%) Designer
11 6 (2.21%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.51%) HTML
2 14 (5.15%) Web Services
3 10 (3.68%) REST
4 9 (3.31%) .NET
4 9 (3.31%) CSS
5 8 (2.94%) SOAP
6 6 (2.21%) XML
7 3 (1.10%) SAML
7 3 (1.10%) Middleware
7 3 (1.10%) J2EE
7 3 (1.10%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.10%) Ajax
8 2 (0.74%) Visualforce
8 2 (0.74%) WebCenter
8 2 (0.74%) HTML5
8 2 (0.74%) Spring
8 2 (0.74%) JSP
8 2 (0.74%) MDX
8 2 (0.74%) WCF
9 1 (0.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.19%) DTV
1 25 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.15%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.04%) Mathematics
3 11 (4.04%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.04%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.31%) User Experience
5 7 (2.57%) NHS
5 7 (2.57%) Derivative
6 5 (1.84%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (1.47%) Open Source
7 4 (1.47%) Spread Betting
7 4 (1.47%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.47%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.47%) IVR
8 3 (1.10%) Handset
8 3 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.10%) Statistics
8 3 (1.10%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.93%) Windows
2 16 (5.88%) UNIX
3 15 (5.51%) Linux
4 9 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.84%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.47%) Windows Vista
7 4 (1.47%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.10%) Android
8 3 (1.10%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.74%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.37%) Debian
10 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.37%) Solaris
10 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (10.29%) Programme Management
3 25 (9.19%) Digital Marketing
3 25 (9.19%) CRM
4 24 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (7.72%) Project Management
5 21 (7.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (6.62%) Migration
7 17 (6.25%) Network Architecture
8 15 (5.51%) Network Design
9 13 (4.78%) PRINCE2
10 11 (4.04%) ITIL
10 11 (4.04%) Scrum
11 10 (3.68%) Service Delivery
11 10 (3.68%) E-Commerce
11 10 (3.68%) Data Modelling
12 9 (3.31%) Data Analysis
13 8 (2.94%) Analytics
14 7 (2.57%) Low Latency
14 7 (2.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 51 (18.75%) SQL
2 22 (8.09%) Java
3 16 (5.88%) C#
4 9 (3.31%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.31%) Python
5 8 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.57%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.21%) C++
7 6 (2.21%) C
8 4 (1.47%) VBA
8 4 (1.47%) Ruby
9 3 (1.10%) VB
9 3 (1.10%) PHP
10 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.74%) Perl
10 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.74%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.74%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.37%) R
11 1 (0.37%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (5.88%) Degree
1 16 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.31%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.47%) CCNP
5 3 (1.10%) ISEB
5 3 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.74%) MCTS
6 2 (0.74%) MCITP
6 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.74%) MCSE
6 2 (0.74%) CCIE
6 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.37%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.37%) MBA
7 1 (0.37%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.47%) SLA
1 4 (1.47%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.37%) HL7
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (6.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.10%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.37%) Squid
4 1 (0.37%) Xen
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.37%) Firmware
4 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.37%) Postfix
4 1 (0.37%) XenApp
4 1 (0.37%) XenServer
4 1 (0.37%) vSphere
4 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (1.84%) SCCM
3 4 (1.47%) SCOM
3 4 (1.47%) Puppet
3 4 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.37%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.37%) Cacti
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.37%) Nagios
5 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.93%) Cisco
3 25 (9.19%) SAP
4 18 (6.62%) CheckPoint
5 15 (5.51%) Oracle
6 14 (5.15%) VMware
7 10 (3.68%) Citrix
8 8 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (2.57%) Juniper
10 6 (2.21%) HP
11 4 (1.47%) Blue Coat
11 4 (1.47%) Serena
12 3 (1.10%) F5
12 3 (1.10%) Tableau
12 3 (1.10%) Adobe
12 3 (1.10%) Avaya
13 2 (0.74%) Nortel
13 2 (0.74%) Ariba
13 2 (0.74%) Business Objects
13 2 (0.74%) BT
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £800 - £900 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago