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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 89 93 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -42
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 119 150 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.05% 2.10% 3.34%
As % of the General category 3.97% 3.58% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 87 165
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £257 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £48.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.08% +220.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +14.51%
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
2998 4191 4812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.68% 58.60% 60.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2222 3094 3573
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 69 75
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.96 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.74% +4.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.73 £57.75 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -24.56%

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 17 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 97 (37.74%) Finance
2 51 (19.84%) Banking
3 40 (15.56%) Microsoft
4 37 (14.40%) SQL
5 35 (13.62%) Project Management
6 34 (13.23%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (12.84%) Cisco
8 29 (11.28%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (10.89%) Marketing
10 27 (10.51%) Programme Management
11 26 (10.12%) SAP
12 25 (9.73%) Manufacturing
13 23 (8.95%) SQL Server
13 23 (8.95%) Web Services
13 23 (8.95%) Retail
13 23 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
14 22 (8.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 22 (8.56%) Digital Marketing
14 22 (8.56%) MS Office
14 22 (8.56%) DTV
14 22 (8.56%) Electronics
15 21 (8.17%) MS Excel
15 21 (8.17%) CRM
15 21 (8.17%) Security Cleared
16 18 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (6.61%) E-Commerce
18 16 (6.23%) Windows
18 16 (6.23%) Internet
19 15 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
19 15 (5.84%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 6 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.56%) Lync
2 4 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.17%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.17%) Apache
3 3 (1.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.39%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.39%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Foundation
5 1 (0.39%) nginx
5 1 (0.39%) Confluence
5 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.39%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.39%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.39%) SAS
5 1 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (8.56%) MS Office
2 21 (8.17%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.17%) MS Project
6 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.39%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 22 (8.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.95%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (1.56%) SAP Business One
4 3 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.78%) SiteCatalyst
5 2 (0.78%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.11%) SaaS
2 6 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.23%) Internet
2 15 (5.84%) WAN
3 13 (5.06%) LAN
4 9 (3.50%) Firewall
5 8 (3.11%) VPN
6 7 (2.72%) Broadband
6 7 (2.72%) OSPF
7 6 (2.33%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.33%) Intranet
7 6 (2.33%) Network Security
8 5 (1.95%) Unified Communications
8 5 (1.95%) SDH
8 5 (1.95%) BGP
9 4 (1.56%) MVNO
9 4 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (1.56%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (1.56%) 3G
9 4 (1.56%) MPLS
9 4 (1.56%) PBX
9 4 (1.56%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.95%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.11%) MySQL
5 6 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.17%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.17%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.17%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.17%) Big Data
8 2 (0.78%) OLAP
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.39%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.89%) Selenium
2 8 (3.11%) SoapUI
3 5 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.95%) JIRA
4 3 (1.17%) Subversion
4 3 (1.17%) JUnit
4 3 (1.17%) Serena SBM
5 2 (0.78%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.78%) JMeter
5 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.78%) Maven
5 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.78%) Mockito
5 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.78%) MSTest
6 1 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.39%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.39%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.39%) TestDirector
General
1 97 (37.74%) Finance
2 51 (19.84%) Banking
3 28 (10.89%) Marketing
4 25 (9.73%) Manufacturing
5 23 (8.95%) Retail
6 22 (8.56%) Electronics
7 8 (3.11%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.72%) Billing
9 4 (1.56%) Automotive
9 4 (1.56%) Back Office
10 3 (1.17%) Law
10 3 (1.17%) Games
11 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.78%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.39%) Local Government
12 1 (0.39%) Publishing
12 1 (0.39%) Legal
12 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (15.56%) Analyst
2 38 (14.79%) Project Manager
3 26 (10.12%) Developer
4 24 (9.34%) Architect
5 14 (5.45%) Business Analyst
6 13 (5.06%) Consultant
7 10 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (3.50%) Programme Manager
9 8 (3.11%) Systems Manager
10 7 (2.72%) Test Leader
11 5 (1.95%) Implementation Engineer
11 5 (1.95%) Security Architect
11 5 (1.95%) Test Engineer
11 5 (1.95%) Support Analyst
11 5 (1.95%) Network Engineer
12 4 (1.56%) Senior Developer
12 4 (1.56%) SAP Consultant
12 4 (1.56%) Data Analyst
12 4 (1.56%) Java Developer
12 4 (1.56%) SAP Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.95%) Web Services
2 12 (4.67%) HTML
2 12 (4.67%) REST
3 10 (3.89%) CSS
4 9 (3.50%) SOAP
5 7 (2.72%) .NET
6 5 (1.95%) Middleware
7 4 (1.56%) XML
8 3 (1.17%) jQuery
8 3 (1.17%) HTML5
8 3 (1.17%) Spring
8 3 (1.17%) Java EE
8 3 (1.17%) J2EE
9 2 (0.78%) CSS3
9 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.78%) JSP
9 2 (0.78%) SAML
9 2 (0.78%) Ajax
9 2 (0.78%) WebCenter
10 1 (0.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.56%) DTV
3 13 (5.06%) NHS
4 9 (3.50%) User Experience
5 8 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.72%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.72%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (1.95%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.56%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.56%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.56%) Open Source
8 4 (1.56%) FMCG
9 3 (1.17%) iPhone
9 3 (1.17%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.17%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.17%) IPTV
9 3 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.78%) PMI
10 2 (0.78%) Statistics
10 2 (0.78%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.23%) Windows
2 9 (3.50%) Linux
3 8 (3.11%) Android
4 6 (2.33%) UNIX
4 6 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.95%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.78%) Solaris
7 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (13.62%) Project Management
2 34 (13.23%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (11.28%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (10.51%) Programme Management
5 22 (8.56%) Digital Marketing
6 21 (8.17%) CRM
7 17 (6.61%) E-Commerce
8 15 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (4.67%) ITIL
9 12 (4.67%) Service Delivery
10 11 (4.28%) Migration
10 11 (4.28%) Scrum
11 10 (3.89%) PRINCE2
12 9 (3.50%) Security Testing
12 9 (3.50%) Network Architecture
12 9 (3.50%) Automated Testing
12 9 (3.50%) SOA
13 8 (3.11%) DevOps
13 8 (3.11%) Analytics
13 8 (3.11%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (14.40%) SQL
2 12 (4.67%) Java
3 10 (3.89%) C
4 8 (3.11%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.56%) Python
6 3 (1.17%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.17%) Ruby
6 3 (1.17%) VBA
6 3 (1.17%) Perl
6 3 (1.17%) PHP
6 3 (1.17%) C#
6 3 (1.17%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.78%) C++
8 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.39%) VB
8 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.39%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 21 (8.17%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.45%) Degree
3 10 (3.89%) ISEB
4 9 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.72%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.95%) CCNP
7 3 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.17%) JNCIP
7 3 (1.17%) CCNA
7 3 (1.17%) CCIE
7 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.78%) MCITP
8 2 (0.78%) MCTS
8 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.39%) APMP
9 1 (0.39%) MOS
9 1 (0.39%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.50%) QA
2 5 (1.95%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) HL7
3 1 (0.39%) WCAG
3 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (3.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.78%) XenApp
3 2 (0.78%) XenServer
4 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.39%) Postfix
4 1 (0.39%) Xen
4 1 (0.39%) Squid
4 1 (0.39%) NFS
4 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (1.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.17%) SCCM
3 2 (0.78%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.78%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.78%) SCOM
4 1 (0.39%) Cacti
4 1 (0.39%) Nagios
4 1 (0.39%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.39%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 40 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 33 (12.84%) Cisco
3 26 (10.12%) SAP
4 12 (4.67%) Oracle
5 9 (3.50%) Juniper
6 8 (3.11%) CheckPoint
6 8 (3.11%) hybris
7 6 (2.33%) VMware
7 6 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.95%) SimCorp
8 5 (1.95%) Citrix
9 4 (1.56%) Tableau
9 4 (1.56%) JBoss
10 3 (1.17%) Adobe
10 3 (1.17%) Avaya
10 3 (1.17%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.17%) Serena
11 2 (0.78%) F5
11 2 (0.78%) AppSense
11 2 (0.78%) Ericsson
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