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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 109 92 70
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -22
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 56 68 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.77% 1.98% 2.74%
As % of the General category 3.43% 3.62% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 61 133
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -43.39%
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
1632 1877 2962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.56% 54.55% 51.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1281 1468 2310
Median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £320 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 21
Median hourly rate £20.34 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.62% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.84 £17.40 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.35 £50.00 £27.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.92 £27.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.01% +14.58%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 48 (39.34%) Finance
2 32 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (24.59%) Banking
4 22 (18.03%) Java
5 20 (16.39%) Marketing
6 18 (14.75%) Programme Management
7 17 (13.93%) Degree
8 15 (12.30%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (12.30%) Cisco
9 14 (11.48%) REST
10 13 (10.66%) Digital Marketing
10 13 (10.66%) SAP
10 13 (10.66%) Python
10 13 (10.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 13 (10.66%) Electronics
10 13 (10.66%) Manufacturing
10 13 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (9.02%) Games
11 11 (9.02%) TDD
11 11 (9.02%) WAN
11 11 (9.02%) Data Centre
12 10 (8.20%) LAN
12 10 (8.20%) PRINCE2
12 10 (8.20%) SQL
12 10 (8.20%) HTML
13 9 (7.38%) CSS
13 9 (7.38%) Web Services
13 9 (7.38%) XML
13 9 (7.38%) Microsoft
13 9 (7.38%) Analytical Skills

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 6 (4.92%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.10%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.64%) CMS
4 1 (0.82%) Apache
4 1 (0.82%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.82%) Confluence
4 1 (0.82%) IIS
4 1 (0.82%) Mule
4 1 (0.82%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.82%) nginx
4 1 (0.82%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) MS Office
2 5 (4.10%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.64%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.64%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.82%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (10.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.82%) Faxination
3 1 (0.82%) Radian6
3 1 (0.82%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.92%) GitHub
3 4 (3.28%) IaaS
3 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.28%) Office 365
3 4 (3.28%) PaaS
3 4 (3.28%) SaaS
4 3 (2.46%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.82%) Heroku
5 1 (0.82%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.82%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.82%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.02%) WAN
2 10 (8.20%) LAN
3 8 (6.56%) VoIP
4 5 (4.10%) Internet
5 4 (3.28%) 3G
5 4 (3.28%) CTI
5 4 (3.28%) MPLS
6 3 (2.46%) DNS
6 3 (2.46%) Firewall
6 3 (2.46%) NAS
6 3 (2.46%) SAN
6 3 (2.46%) VPN
7 2 (1.64%) 4G
7 2 (1.64%) BGP
7 2 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.64%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (1.64%) Network Security
7 2 (1.64%) OSPF
7 2 (1.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.56%) MongoDB
2 7 (5.74%) Big Data
3 4 (3.28%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.46%) Apache Hive
4 3 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.46%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.64%) MySQL
5 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.64%) Text Mining
6 1 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.82%) Cloudera CDH
6 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.82%) QlikView
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.46%) JIRA
3 2 (1.64%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.82%) Bundler
4 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.82%) Selenium
General
1 48 (39.34%) Finance
2 30 (24.59%) Banking
3 20 (16.39%) Marketing
4 13 (10.66%) Electronics
4 13 (10.66%) Manufacturing
5 11 (9.02%) Games
6 4 (3.28%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.28%) Retail
7 2 (1.64%) Advertising
7 2 (1.64%) German Language
7 2 (1.64%) Law
7 2 (1.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (26.23%) Developer
2 11 (9.02%) Java Developer
3 10 (8.20%) Project Manager
4 9 (7.38%) Analyst
5 7 (5.74%) Architect
6 6 (4.92%) MongoDB Developer
7 5 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.10%) Scala Developer
7 5 (4.10%) Telecoms Manager
8 4 (3.28%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.28%) Junior
8 4 (3.28%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.28%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.28%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.46%) Digital Project Manager
9 3 (2.46%) Java Games Developer
9 3 (2.46%) Salesforce Architect
9 3 (2.46%) Telecoms Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.48%) REST
2 10 (8.20%) HTML
3 9 (7.38%) CSS
3 9 (7.38%) Web Services
3 9 (7.38%) XML
4 8 (6.56%) HTML5
5 5 (4.10%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.10%) Natural Language Processing
5 5 (4.10%) SOAP
5 5 (4.10%) Spring
6 4 (3.28%) React
6 4 (3.28%) RESTful
7 3 (2.46%) Kafka
8 2 (1.64%) Ajax
8 2 (1.64%) Akka
8 2 (1.64%) Apache Flex
8 2 (1.64%) DHTML
8 2 (1.64%) Flash
8 2 (1.64%) JDBC
8 2 (1.64%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.10%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.10%) PMI
4 5 (4.10%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.28%) IVR
5 4 (3.28%) Spread Betting
6 3 (2.46%) CLARiiON
6 3 (2.46%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.46%) Social Media
6 3 (2.46%) User Experience
7 2 (1.64%) Copywriting
7 2 (1.64%) Equities
7 2 (1.64%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.64%) Fintech
7 2 (1.64%) Interactive TV
7 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.92%) Linux
1 6 (4.92%) Unix
2 4 (3.28%) Windows
3 2 (1.64%) Android
3 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.82%) CentOS
4 1 (0.82%) Debian
4 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (14.75%) Programme Management
3 15 (12.30%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (10.66%) Digital Marketing
4 13 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (9.02%) TDD
6 10 (8.20%) PRINCE2
7 8 (6.56%) ITIL
8 7 (5.74%) Microservices
8 7 (5.74%) Migration
8 7 (5.74%) Project Management
9 6 (4.92%) DevOps
10 5 (4.10%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.10%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.10%) Front End Development
10 5 (4.10%) Machine Learning
10 5 (4.10%) Scrum
10 5 (4.10%) Web Development
11 4 (3.28%) Business Analysis
11 4 (3.28%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.03%) Java
2 13 (10.66%) Python
3 10 (8.20%) SQL
4 7 (5.74%) Bash Shell
4 7 (5.74%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.28%) Scala
6 3 (2.46%) MATLAB
6 3 (2.46%) R
6 3 (2.46%) Ruby
7 2 (1.64%) C++
7 2 (1.64%) PHP
7 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.82%) C
8 1 (0.82%) Go
8 1 (0.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (13.93%) Degree
2 7 (5.74%) PMI Certification
2 7 (5.74%) PMP
3 6 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.46%) CISSP
4 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.64%) CCIE
5 2 (1.64%) CCSP
5 2 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.64%) ISSAP
5 2 (1.64%) JNCIE
5 2 (1.64%) PhD
6 1 (0.82%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.82%) CISM
6 1 (0.82%) ISEB
6 1 (0.82%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) SLA
3 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.82%) Docker
2 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.74%) Puppet
2 2 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.82%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.82%) Ansible
3 1 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.82%) Kibana
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.82%) Nagios
3 1 (0.82%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (12.30%) Cisco
2 13 (10.66%) SAP
3 9 (7.38%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.74%) Oracle
5 4 (3.28%) HP
5 4 (3.28%) Microgen
5 4 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.46%) EMC
6 3 (2.46%) IronPort
6 3 (2.46%) Mitel
6 3 (2.46%) NetApp
6 3 (2.46%) Postini
6 3 (2.46%) Proofpoint
7 2 (1.64%) Avaya
7 2 (1.64%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.64%) BT
7 2 (1.64%) Citrix
7 2 (1.64%) Informatica
7 2 (1.64%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.64%) Sybase
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