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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
London / City of London
Rank 98 84 74
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 56 67 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.90% 2.18% 2.82%
As % of the General category 3.65% 3.88% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 56 125
Median daily rate £488 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £260 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £19.75 £27.83
% change year-on-year
-42.63% -29.03%

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
1533 1729 2663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.05% 56.28% 51.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1208 1348 2098
Median daily rate £525 £501 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 19
Median hourly rate £21.75 £30.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +67.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.16 £20.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £55.00 £28.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, 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 44 (40.37%) Finance
2 31 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (24.77%) Banking
4 22 (20.18%) Java
5 18 (16.51%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (16.51%) Programme Management
5 18 (16.51%) Marketing
6 15 (13.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 15 (13.76%) Electronics
6 15 (13.76%) Manufacturing
6 15 (13.76%) SAP
6 15 (13.76%) Python
6 15 (13.76%) Digital Marketing
7 14 (12.84%) Cisco
7 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (11.01%) Data Centre
9 11 (10.09%) LAN
9 11 (10.09%) SQL
10 10 (9.17%) HTML
10 10 (9.17%) Microsoft
10 10 (9.17%) WAN
10 10 (9.17%) Games
10 10 (9.17%) Degree
10 10 (9.17%) DevOps
10 10 (9.17%) Git (software)
11 9 (8.26%) HTML5
11 9 (8.26%) MongoDB
11 9 (8.26%) Puppet
11 9 (8.26%) REST
11 9 (8.26%) TDD

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 (4.59%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (1.83%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.92%) Apache
3 1 (0.92%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.92%) CMS
3 1 (0.92%) IIS
3 1 (0.92%) nginx
3 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.92%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (8.26%) MS Office
2 5 (4.59%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.83%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.92%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.92%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (13.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.67%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.50%) PaaS
3 5 (4.59%) GitHub
4 4 (3.67%) IaaS
4 4 (3.67%) SaaS
5 2 (1.83%) Datadog
5 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.92%) Heroku
6 1 (0.92%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.09%) LAN
2 10 (9.17%) WAN
3 7 (6.42%) VoIP
4 6 (5.50%) Firewall
5 5 (4.59%) VPN
6 4 (3.67%) BGP
6 4 (3.67%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (3.67%) Internet
6 4 (3.67%) MPLS
6 4 (3.67%) Network Security
6 4 (3.67%) OSPF
7 2 (1.83%) 3G
7 2 (1.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.83%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (1.83%) DHCP
7 2 (1.83%) DNS
7 2 (1.83%) FTP
7 2 (1.83%) SAN
7 2 (1.83%) SMTP
7 2 (1.83%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.26%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.50%) Big Data
3 3 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.83%) Redis
4 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.83%) Text Mining
5 1 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.92%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.92%) Cloudera CDH
5 1 (0.92%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.92%) MySQL
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.92%) QlikView
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.83%) Bazaar
2 2 (1.83%) JIRA
2 2 (1.83%) Mercurial
2 2 (1.83%) Subversion
3 1 (0.92%) Bundler
3 1 (0.92%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.92%) Selenium
General
1 44 (40.37%) Finance
2 27 (24.77%) Banking
3 18 (16.51%) Marketing
4 15 (13.76%) Electronics
4 15 (13.76%) Manufacturing
5 10 (9.17%) Games
6 4 (3.67%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.67%) Retail
7 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.92%) Advertising
8 1 (0.92%) Law
8 1 (0.92%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (25.69%) Developer
2 10 (9.17%) Analyst
2 10 (9.17%) Java Developer
3 7 (6.42%) MongoDB Developer
4 6 (5.50%) Project Manager
5 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (4.59%) Junior
5 5 (4.59%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (3.67%) Data Engineer
6 4 (3.67%) Network Engineer
6 4 (3.67%) Telecoms Manager
6 4 (3.67%) Web Developer
7 3 (2.75%) Architect
7 3 (2.75%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (2.75%) Big Data Engineer
7 3 (2.75%) Business Analyst
7 3 (2.75%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (2.75%) Programme Manager
7 3 (2.75%) Scala Developer
7 3 (2.75%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.17%) HTML
2 9 (8.26%) CSS
2 9 (8.26%) HTML5
2 9 (8.26%) REST
3 6 (5.50%) AngularJS
4 5 (4.59%) Natural Language Processing
5 4 (3.67%) React
5 4 (3.67%) RESTful
5 4 (3.67%) Spring
5 4 (3.67%) Web Services
5 4 (3.67%) XML
6 3 (2.75%) JDBC
7 2 (1.83%) CSS3
8 1 (0.92%) Ajax
8 1 (0.92%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.92%) DHTML
8 1 (0.92%) Django
8 1 (0.92%) Flash
8 1 (0.92%) Kafka
8 1 (0.92%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.01%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.67%) Spread Betting
4 4 (3.67%) User Experience
5 3 (2.75%) PMI
6 2 (1.83%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.83%) Clustering
6 2 (1.83%) Copywriting
6 2 (1.83%) Equities
6 2 (1.83%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.83%) Fintech
6 2 (1.83%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.83%) Neural Network
6 2 (1.83%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.83%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.92%) Blog
7 1 (0.92%) iSeries
7 1 (0.92%) Physics
7 1 (0.92%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.34%) Linux
2 7 (6.42%) Unix
3 4 (3.67%) Windows
4 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.83%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.92%) Android
5 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.92%) CentOS
5 1 (0.92%) Debian
5 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.51%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (16.51%) Programme Management
3 15 (13.76%) Digital Marketing
4 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (9.17%) DevOps
6 9 (8.26%) TDD
7 7 (6.42%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.42%) Microservices
8 6 (5.50%) Front End Development
8 6 (5.50%) ITIL
8 6 (5.50%) Migration
8 6 (5.50%) Project Management
9 5 (4.59%) Business Analysis
9 5 (4.59%) High Availability
9 5 (4.59%) Machine Learning
9 5 (4.59%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.59%) Web Development
10 4 (3.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.67%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.18%) Java
2 15 (13.76%) Python
3 11 (10.09%) SQL
4 8 (7.34%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.50%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.67%) Ruby
6 4 (3.67%) Scala
7 3 (2.75%) MATLAB
7 3 (2.75%) R
8 2 (1.83%) C++
8 2 (1.83%) Go
8 2 (1.83%) PHP
9 1 (0.92%) Perl
9 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (9.17%) Degree
2 5 (4.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (4.59%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.67%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.67%) PMP
3 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.83%) CCIE
4 2 (1.83%) CCSP
4 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.83%) JNCIE
4 2 (1.83%) PhD
5 1 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.92%) CISSP
5 1 (0.92%) ISEB
5 1 (0.92%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.83%) XenServer
4 1 (0.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) Puppet
2 4 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.75%) Ansible
3 3 (2.75%) SCCM
4 2 (1.83%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.83%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.83%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.83%) Salt
4 2 (1.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.83%) Terraform
5 1 (0.92%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.92%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.92%) Kibana
5 1 (0.92%) Nagios
5 1 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (13.76%) SAP
2 14 (12.84%) Cisco
3 10 (9.17%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.42%) Oracle
5 4 (3.67%) Microgen
5 4 (3.67%) VMware
6 3 (2.75%) Avaya
6 3 (2.75%) Symantec
7 2 (1.83%) BT
7 2 (1.83%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.83%) HP
7 2 (1.83%) Nortel
7 2 (1.83%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.83%) Sybase
7 2 (1.83%) Veritas
8 1 (0.92%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.92%) Red Box
8 1 (0.92%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.92%) Verint
8 1 (0.92%) Virgin Media
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