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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 66 83 66
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 173 127 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.04% 2.22% 2.91%
As % of the General category 5.77% 4.36% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 98 134
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£425 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £561 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.00% -23.07%
Telecoms
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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 2915 4080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.74% 50.93% 57.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2336 2207 3114
Average daily rate £500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 74
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.68 £40.29 £45.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.11
% change year-on-year
- -2.61%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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.

1 115 (35.06%) Finance
2 63 (19.21%) Banking
3 47 (14.33%) SQL
4 43 (13.11%) Java
5 40 (12.20%) Project Management
6 35 (10.67%) Microsoft
7 34 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (10.06%) Cisco
8 33 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (9.45%) Marketing
9 31 (9.45%) MS Excel
10 30 (9.15%) Windows
11 29 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 27 (8.23%) Computer Science
13 26 (7.93%) SAP
14 25 (7.62%) SDLC
15 23 (7.01%) UNIX
15 23 (7.01%) Electronics
15 23 (7.01%) Programme Management
16 22 (6.71%) Migration
16 22 (6.71%) Digital Marketing
16 22 (6.71%) PRINCE2
17 21 (6.40%) CRM
17 21 (6.40%) Data Modelling
17 21 (6.40%) LAN
17 21 (6.40%) Manufacturing
17 21 (6.40%) Mathematics
17 21 (6.40%) Derivative
18 20 (6.10%) HTML
18 20 (6.10%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 18 (5.49%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.05%) CMS
3 7 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.22%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.91%) Apache
5 3 (0.91%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.91%) SAS
5 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.91%) JBoss
5 3 (0.91%) Lync
5 3 (0.91%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (0.91%) Confluence
5 3 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.61%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 31 (9.45%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.57%) MS Office
3 12 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (3.35%) MS Project
5 6 (1.83%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.22%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.91%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (5.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.91%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.91%) Maximo
4 2 (0.61%) BASE24
4 2 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.61%) Radian6
5 1 (0.30%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.30%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.52%) SaaS
2 4 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.91%) Force.com
3 3 (0.91%) Office 365
4 1 (0.30%) IaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Yammer
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.30%) PaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.40%) LAN
2 19 (5.79%) WAN
3 15 (4.57%) VoIP
4 14 (4.27%) Firewall
5 11 (3.35%) TCP/IP
6 10 (3.05%) 4G
7 8 (2.44%) Internet
8 7 (2.13%) 3G
9 6 (1.83%) PSTN
9 6 (1.83%) Multicast
9 6 (1.83%) MVNO
9 6 (1.83%) Diameter Protocol
9 6 (1.83%) 2G
10 5 (1.52%) IP Telephony
10 5 (1.52%) SS7
10 5 (1.52%) OSPF
10 5 (1.52%) Intranet
11 4 (1.22%) MPLS
11 4 (1.22%) VPN
11 4 (1.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.10%) SQL Server
1 20 (6.10%) Relational Database
2 17 (5.18%) RDBMS
3 15 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.52%) Big Data
4 5 (1.52%) MS Access
5 3 (0.91%) Spotfire
5 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.61%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.61%) Redis
6 2 (0.61%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.61%) MySQL
6 2 (0.61%) DB2
6 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.30%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.30%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.30%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 9 (2.74%) JIRA
2 5 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.61%) WebDriver
3 2 (0.61%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.61%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.61%) Selenium
3 2 (0.61%) Subversion
3 2 (0.61%) Maven
3 2 (0.61%) JUnit
3 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.30%) JMeter
4 1 (0.30%) Xcode
4 1 (0.30%) TestNG
4 1 (0.30%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.30%) NuGet
4 1 (0.30%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.30%) Grunt
4 1 (0.30%) Bower
General
1 115 (35.06%) Finance
2 63 (19.21%) Banking
3 31 (9.45%) Marketing
4 23 (7.01%) Electronics
5 21 (6.40%) Manufacturing
6 15 (4.57%) Retail
7 11 (3.35%) Legal
8 10 (3.05%) Billing
9 7 (2.13%) Advertising
10 4 (1.22%) Publishing
10 4 (1.22%) Front Office
10 4 (1.22%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.91%) Turkish Language
11 3 (0.91%) Back Office
11 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.91%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.61%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.61%) Law
12 2 (0.61%) French Language
13 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 66 (20.12%) Analyst
2 38 (11.59%) Developer
3 36 (10.98%) Project Manager
4 26 (7.93%) Architect
5 21 (6.40%) Programmer
6 16 (4.88%) Business Analyst
7 15 (4.57%) Analyst Programmer
7 15 (4.57%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 15 (4.57%) Java Programmer
8 13 (3.96%) Consultant
9 12 (3.66%) Network Engineer
10 10 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (3.05%) Senior Manager
11 9 (2.74%) Programme Manager
12 8 (2.44%) Desktop Support
12 8 (2.44%) Senior Developer
12 8 (2.44%) Designer
13 7 (2.13%) Test Manager
14 6 (1.83%) Junior
14 6 (1.83%) Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.10%) HTML
2 17 (5.18%) .NET
3 15 (4.57%) XML
4 14 (4.27%) CSS
5 10 (3.05%) Web Services
6 8 (2.44%) REST
7 6 (1.83%) SOAP
8 5 (1.52%) jQuery
9 4 (1.22%) RESTful
9 4 (1.22%) JSON
9 4 (1.22%) WCF
9 4 (1.22%) Middleware
10 3 (0.91%) J2EE
10 3 (0.91%) Symfony
10 3 (0.91%) Visualforce
10 3 (0.91%) HTML5
10 3 (0.91%) CSS3
10 3 (0.91%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (0.61%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.23%) Computer Science
2 21 (6.40%) Mathematics
2 21 (6.40%) Derivative
3 19 (5.79%) DTV
3 19 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.18%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.35%) NHS
5 11 (3.35%) Blackberry
6 10 (3.05%) User Experience
6 10 (3.05%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.83%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.52%) Spread Betting
8 5 (1.52%) IVR
9 4 (1.22%) Handset
9 4 (1.22%) W3C
9 4 (1.22%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.22%) Social Media
10 3 (0.91%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.91%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.15%) Windows
2 23 (7.01%) UNIX
3 13 (3.96%) Windows 7
4 8 (2.44%) Windows XP
5 7 (2.13%) Linux
6 6 (1.83%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.22%) Android
9 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.91%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.61%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (12.20%) Project Management
2 34 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (7.62%) SDLC
6 23 (7.01%) Programme Management
7 22 (6.71%) Migration
7 22 (6.71%) PRINCE2
7 22 (6.71%) Digital Marketing
8 21 (6.40%) CRM
8 21 (6.40%) Data Modelling
9 16 (4.88%) ITIL
10 14 (4.27%) E-Commerce
11 13 (3.96%) Scrum
12 12 (3.66%) OO
12 12 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (3.35%) Change Management
14 10 (3.05%) Workflow
14 10 (3.05%) Open Source
15 8 (2.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 47 (14.33%) SQL
2 43 (13.11%) Java
3 15 (4.57%) C#
4 13 (3.96%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.44%) Python
6 6 (1.83%) VBA
7 5 (1.52%) C++
8 4 (1.22%) PHP
8 4 (1.22%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.91%) Apex Code
9 3 (0.91%) Perl
10 2 (0.61%) VB
10 2 (0.61%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.30%) C
11 1 (0.30%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.30%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (5.18%) Degree
2 13 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.52%) ISEB
5 5 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.52%) PMP
5 5 (1.52%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.52%) CCNA
6 4 (1.22%) MCSE
6 4 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.91%) MCSA
7 3 (0.91%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.91%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.91%) CCVP
8 2 (0.61%) MCTS
8 2 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.61%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.57%) QA
2 3 (0.91%) SLA
3 2 (0.61%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.61%) CRD IV
3 2 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.61%) COREP
3 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) WCAG
4 1 (0.30%) COBIT
4 1 (0.30%) MiFID
4 1 (0.30%) Basel III
4 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.30%) EMIR
4 1 (0.30%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.30%) Basel II
System Software
1 12 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.22%) NDS
4 3 (0.91%) XenApp
5 1 (0.30%) NFS
5 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (1.22%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.61%) Puppet
3 2 (0.61%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.61%) SCCM
4 1 (0.30%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.30%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.30%) Netcool
4 1 (0.30%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 35 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 33 (10.06%) Cisco
3 26 (7.93%) SAP
4 16 (4.88%) Citrix
5 15 (4.57%) Oracle
6 13 (3.96%) Juniper
7 8 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.13%) VMware
9 6 (1.83%) F5
10 5 (1.52%) Avaya
10 5 (1.52%) HP
11 4 (1.22%) Adobe
11 4 (1.22%) IBM
11 4 (1.22%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.22%) Google
12 3 (0.91%) hybris
12 3 (0.91%) NetApp
12 3 (0.91%) Nokia
12 3 (0.91%) Remedy
12 3 (0.91%) ATG
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Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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The People Network
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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Orgtel
Posted: 13 days ago
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Mason Frank
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
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Venturi
Rate: £220.00 - £270 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
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Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
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Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago