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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 120 64 84
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +20
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 44 166 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.30% 3.00% 2.28%
As % of the General category 2.49% 5.68% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 127 109
Median daily rate £400 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £277 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +169.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+87.09% -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
1767 2922 3142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.23% 52.76% 52.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 2283 2405
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 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 39 39
Median hourly rate £18.58 £19.72 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.74% +8.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.51 £10.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £32.25 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 32 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (28.70%) Banking
4 20 (18.52%) Project Management
4 20 (18.52%) Programme Management
5 19 (17.59%) SQL
6 18 (16.67%) Marketing
7 17 (15.74%) Degree
8 15 (13.89%) PRINCE2
9 14 (12.96%) Java
9 14 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (12.96%) Microsoft
10 13 (12.04%) Cisco
10 13 (12.04%) ITIL
10 13 (12.04%) Electronics
11 12 (11.11%) Manufacturing
11 12 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 12 (11.11%) MS Office
11 12 (11.11%) SAP
11 12 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
12 11 (10.19%) Computer Science
13 10 (9.26%) Relational Database
13 10 (9.26%) Data Centre
13 10 (9.26%) Linux
13 10 (9.26%) RDBMS
13 10 (9.26%) LAN
13 10 (9.26%) WAN
13 10 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (8.33%) Scrum
14 9 (8.33%) REST

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 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.85%) Drupal
4 2 (1.85%) IIS
4 2 (1.85%) JBoss
4 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.93%) Node.js
5 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (11.11%) MS Office
2 8 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 7 (6.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.93%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.93%) Magento
2 1 (0.93%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.78%) Office 365
2 3 (2.78%) SaaS
3 1 (0.93%) IaaS
3 1 (0.93%) PaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.26%) LAN
1 10 (9.26%) WAN
2 7 (6.48%) Firewall
3 5 (4.63%) DNS
4 4 (3.70%) Broadband
5 3 (2.78%) DHCP
5 3 (2.78%) VoIP
6 2 (1.85%) BGP
6 2 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.85%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.85%) FTP
6 2 (1.85%) HSRP
6 2 (1.85%) HTTP
6 2 (1.85%) OSPF
6 2 (1.85%) SMTP
6 2 (1.85%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (1.85%) VRRP
6 2 (1.85%) Wireless
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.93%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.26%) RDBMS
1 10 (9.26%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.85%) Big Data
4 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.85%) MySQL
4 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.93%) BODI
5 1 (0.93%) DB2
5 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.70%) JIRA
2 2 (1.85%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.85%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.85%) Gradle
2 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
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%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (41.67%) Finance
2 31 (28.70%) Banking
3 18 (16.67%) Marketing
4 13 (12.04%) Electronics
5 12 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 8 (7.41%) Games
7 5 (4.63%) Legal
7 5 (4.63%) Retail
8 4 (3.70%) Publishing
9 1 (0.93%) Billing
9 1 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (20.37%) Developer
2 14 (12.96%) Project Manager
3 12 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 10 (9.26%) Analyst
5 8 (7.41%) Architect
5 8 (7.41%) Games Developer
5 8 (7.41%) Java Games Developer
5 8 (7.41%) Telecoms Developer
5 8 (7.41%) Telecoms Java Developer
6 6 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) Designer
7 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (3.70%) IT Manager
7 4 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) Network Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (3.70%) Programme Manager
7 4 (3.70%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.33%) REST
2 6 (5.56%) HTML
3 5 (4.63%) CSS
4 4 (3.70%) .NET
4 4 (3.70%) JMS
5 3 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (2.78%) Spring
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
7 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.93%) LAMP
7 1 (0.93%) OAuth2
7 1 (0.93%) SAML
7 1 (0.93%) SOAP
7 1 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.26%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.41%) Mathematics
4 7 (6.48%) User Experience
5 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.78%) Robotics
7 3 (2.78%) STB
7 3 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.85%) iPhone
8 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.85%) PMI
9 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.93%) DTV
9 1 (0.93%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.93%) NHS
9 1 (0.93%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.26%) Linux
2 7 (6.48%) 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
6 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
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
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.52%) Programme Management
2 20 (18.52%) Project Management
3 15 (13.89%) PRINCE2
4 14 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (12.04%) ITIL
6 12 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (8.33%) Scrum
9 8 (7.41%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.48%) Migration
10 7 (6.48%) Service Delivery
10 7 (6.48%) User Stories
11 6 (5.56%) Six Sigma
12 5 (4.63%) Analytics
12 5 (4.63%) DevOps
13 4 (3.70%) Change Management
13 4 (3.70%) Data Management
13 4 (3.70%) TDD
13 4 (3.70%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.59%) SQL
2 14 (12.96%) Java
3 7 (6.48%) Python
4 5 (4.63%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.70%) Perl
5 4 (3.70%) PHP
5 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.85%) C++
8 1 (0.93%) C
8 1 (0.93%) C#
8 1 (0.93%) Ruby
8 1 (0.93%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 17 (15.74%) Degree
2 8 (7.41%) PMI Certification
3 6 (5.56%) PMP
4 5 (4.63%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.70%) CCNP
5 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.85%) CCNA
7 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.93%) CCENT
8 1 (0.93%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.93%) CLAS
8 1 (0.93%) IISP
8 1 (0.93%) MCSE
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.78%) Docker
4 2 (1.85%) NFS
4 2 (1.85%) Postfix
4 2 (1.85%) Squid
4 2 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.85%) XenApp
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.93%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) Puppet
2 2 (1.85%) Ansible
2 2 (1.85%) Cacti
2 2 (1.85%) Mesos
2 2 (1.85%) Nagios
2 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.85%) SCCM
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.93%) Packer
3 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.04%) Cisco
3 12 (11.11%) SAP
4 7 (6.48%) Oracle
5 5 (4.63%) VMware
6 4 (3.70%) Juniper
7 3 (2.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (2.78%) Blue Prism
7 3 (2.78%) Citrix
7 3 (2.78%) Rally
8 2 (1.85%) Ciena
8 2 (1.85%) Huawei
8 2 (1.85%) hybris
8 2 (1.85%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.85%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.85%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.93%) Facebook
9 1 (0.93%) Twitter
9 1 (0.93%) Vertica
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