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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 77 88 74
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 149 118 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.58% 2.05% 2.61%
As % of the General category 4.86% 4.06% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 90 108
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£425 £407 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.55% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -77.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £23.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-41.30% -35.21%
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
3069 2909 4112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.11% 50.48% 58.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2383 2185 3078
Average daily rate £500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 77
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.25 £20.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £11.05 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015, 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.

1 106 (34.42%) Finance
2 57 (18.51%) Banking
3 43 (13.96%) SQL
4 38 (12.34%) Project Management
5 37 (12.01%) Java
6 36 (11.69%) Microsoft
7 32 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (10.06%) MS Excel
8 31 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (9.42%) Cisco
10 27 (8.77%) Windows
10 27 (8.77%) Marketing
11 25 (8.12%) SAP
11 25 (8.12%) LAN
12 24 (7.79%) Manufacturing
12 24 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (7.47%) Migration
13 23 (7.47%) SDLC
14 21 (6.82%) Programme Management
14 21 (6.82%) UNIX
14 21 (6.82%) CRM
15 20 (6.49%) WAN
15 20 (6.49%) Computer Science
15 20 (6.49%) Digital Marketing
16 19 (6.17%) Derivative
16 19 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (6.17%) Data Modelling
16 19 (6.17%) PRINCE2
16 19 (6.17%) Electronics
17 18 (5.84%) SAP Oil and Gas

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 16 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.92%) CMS
3 7 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.30%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.97%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.97%) SAS
5 3 (0.97%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.97%) JBoss
5 3 (0.97%) Apache
5 3 (0.97%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (0.97%) Confluence
6 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.65%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.65%) Drupal
6 2 (0.65%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 31 (10.06%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.55%) MS Office
3 10 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.92%) MS Project
5 6 (1.95%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.97%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.97%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (5.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.97%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.97%) Maximo
4 2 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.65%) Radian6
5 1 (0.32%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.32%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.32%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.25%) SaaS
2 4 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.97%) Force.com
4 2 (0.65%) Office 365
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Yammer
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.12%) LAN
2 20 (6.49%) WAN
3 16 (5.19%) Firewall
4 15 (4.87%) VoIP
5 11 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.92%) 4G
7 7 (2.27%) 3G
8 6 (1.95%) PSTN
8 6 (1.95%) MVNO
8 6 (1.95%) Multicast
8 6 (1.95%) Diameter Protocol
8 6 (1.95%) 2G
9 5 (1.62%) IP Telephony
9 5 (1.62%) SS7
9 5 (1.62%) OSPF
9 5 (1.62%) Internet
10 4 (1.30%) MPLS
10 4 (1.30%) DNS
10 4 (1.30%) PBX
10 4 (1.30%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.84%) SQL Server
1 18 (5.84%) Relational Database
2 15 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (4.87%) RDBMS
3 5 (1.62%) MS Access
3 5 (1.62%) Big Data
4 4 (1.30%) MySQL
5 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.97%) Spotfire
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.65%) Redis
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.65%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.65%) DB2
6 2 (0.65%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.32%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (2.92%) JIRA
2 5 (1.62%) SoapUI
2 5 (1.62%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.97%) Selenium
4 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.65%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.65%) JUnit
4 2 (0.65%) Grunt
4 2 (0.65%) JMeter
4 2 (0.65%) Maven
5 1 (0.32%) Xcode
5 1 (0.32%) Subversion
5 1 (0.32%) Bower
5 1 (0.32%) Broccoli
5 1 (0.32%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.32%) NuGet
5 1 (0.32%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.32%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
General
1 106 (34.42%) Finance
2 57 (18.51%) Banking
3 27 (8.77%) Marketing
4 24 (7.79%) Manufacturing
5 19 (6.17%) Electronics
6 13 (4.22%) Retail
7 10 (3.25%) Billing
7 10 (3.25%) Legal
8 6 (1.95%) Advertising
9 4 (1.30%) Back Office
9 4 (1.30%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.97%) Turkish Language
10 3 (0.97%) Front Office
10 3 (0.97%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.65%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.65%) Publishing
11 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.65%) Law
12 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (20.45%) Analyst
2 33 (10.71%) Developer
3 31 (10.06%) Project Manager
4 24 (7.79%) Architect
5 16 (5.19%) Programmer
6 13 (4.22%) Business Analyst
6 13 (4.22%) Analyst Programmer
6 13 (4.22%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 13 (4.22%) Java Programmer
7 12 (3.90%) Consultant
7 12 (3.90%) Network Engineer
8 10 (3.25%) Senior Manager
9 9 (2.92%) Programme Manager
10 8 (2.60%) Desktop Support
10 8 (2.60%) Test Manager
10 8 (2.60%) Delivery Manager
11 7 (2.27%) Senior Developer
11 7 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.27%) Designer
12 6 (1.95%) Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.52%) HTML
2 15 (4.87%) .NET
3 14 (4.55%) XML
4 12 (3.90%) CSS
5 10 (3.25%) Web Services
6 8 (2.60%) REST
7 7 (2.27%) SOAP
8 5 (1.62%) RESTful
9 4 (1.30%) JSON
9 4 (1.30%) WCF
9 4 (1.30%) jQuery
10 3 (0.97%) Visualforce
10 3 (0.97%) Symfony
10 3 (0.97%) HTML5
10 3 (0.97%) J2EE
10 3 (0.97%) Middleware
10 3 (0.97%) CSS3
10 3 (0.97%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.97%) Sass
11 2 (0.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.49%) Computer Science
2 19 (6.17%) Derivative
2 19 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.52%) DTV
4 16 (5.19%) Mathematics
4 16 (5.19%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.57%) NHS
5 11 (3.57%) Blackberry
6 9 (2.92%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.95%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.95%) User Experience
7 6 (1.95%) IVR
8 4 (1.30%) Handset
8 4 (1.30%) Social Media
8 4 (1.30%) SWIFT
9 3 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.97%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.97%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.97%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.77%) Windows
2 21 (6.82%) UNIX
3 10 (3.25%) Windows 7
4 7 (2.27%) Linux
5 6 (1.95%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.30%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.97%) Android
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.65%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (12.34%) Project Management
2 32 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (7.47%) Migration
5 23 (7.47%) SDLC
6 21 (6.82%) Programme Management
6 21 (6.82%) CRM
7 20 (6.49%) Digital Marketing
8 19 (6.17%) PRINCE2
8 19 (6.17%) Data Modelling
9 16 (5.19%) Scrum
10 14 (4.55%) ITIL
11 13 (4.22%) E-Commerce
11 13 (4.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (3.57%) Change Management
13 10 (3.25%) Workflow
13 10 (3.25%) Open Source
14 9 (2.92%) OO
15 8 (2.60%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 43 (13.96%) SQL
2 37 (12.01%) Java
3 12 (3.90%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.57%) C#
5 7 (2.27%) VBA
6 6 (1.95%) PHP
7 4 (1.30%) Python
8 3 (0.97%) Apex Code
8 3 (0.97%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.65%) C++
9 2 (0.65%) Perl
9 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.32%) C
10 1 (0.32%) VB
10 1 (0.32%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.32%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.55%) Degree
3 8 (2.60%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.95%) ISEB
5 5 (1.62%) CCNA
5 5 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.62%) PMP
5 5 (1.62%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.30%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.97%) CCVP
7 3 (0.97%) MCSE
7 3 (0.97%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.65%) CCNP
8 2 (0.65%) MCTS
8 2 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.65%) MCSA
8 2 (0.65%) HNC
8 2 (0.65%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.87%) QA
2 3 (0.97%) SLA
3 2 (0.65%) CRD IV
3 2 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.65%) COREP
3 2 (0.65%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.32%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.32%) Basel II
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) COBIT
4 1 (0.32%) MiFID
4 1 (0.32%) Basel III
4 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.32%) EMIR
System Software
1 11 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.62%) NDS
3 4 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.97%) XenApp
5 1 (0.32%) NFS
5 1 (0.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.97%) SCCM
3 3 (0.97%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (0.65%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.65%) Puppet
4 2 (0.65%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 36 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.42%) Cisco
3 25 (8.12%) SAP
4 16 (5.19%) Citrix
5 15 (4.87%) Oracle
6 13 (4.22%) Juniper
7 8 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.95%) F5
9 4 (1.30%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.30%) hybris
9 4 (1.30%) VMware
9 4 (1.30%) ATG
9 4 (1.30%) Avaya
9 4 (1.30%) HP
9 4 (1.30%) IBM
10 3 (0.97%) Adobe
10 3 (0.97%) NetApp
10 3 (0.97%) Nokia
10 3 (0.97%) Sage
10 3 (0.97%) Remedy
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