The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 107 95 95
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 542 542 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.34% 2.32% 2.14%
As % of the General category 5.49% 4.94% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 330 318
Median daily rate £428 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.32% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 12
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.11% +93.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £14.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -28.20%
Telecoms
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
9881 10981 10707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.67% 46.92% 44.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7109 7822 7432
Median daily rate £477 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 118 150
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.21 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.27 £70.00 £37.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.30 £23.38 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +6.25%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in London

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the London region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in London

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the London region over the 3 months to 23 August 2016.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in London

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the London region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in London

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the London region over the 3 months to 23 August 2016.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the London region over the 3 months to 23 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -13 70 £475 +11.76% 22
Hammersmith +9 11 £450 +24.13%
Croydon -18 10 £393 -25.23%
Hayes +3 9 £350 -33.33%
Uxbridge +1 5 £300 +34.83% 3
Feltham 0 5 £418 -
Canary Wharf +6 4 £263 -41.66%
Ilford - 4 - -
Westminster - 3 £600 - 1
Docklands, London +10 2 £500 +81.81%
Hounslow +3 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -7 2 £200 -33.33% 5
Paddington +4 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £138 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Hillingdon - 1 - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 London region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 336 (32.56%) Finance
2 210 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (17.83%) Marketing
4 162 (15.70%) Programme Management
5 149 (14.44%) SAP
6 148 (14.34%) Business Intelligence
7 139 (13.47%) Digital Marketing
8 138 (13.37%) Manufacturing
9 137 (13.28%) Electronics
10 133 (12.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 129 (12.50%) Java
12 128 (12.40%) Project Management
13 104 (10.08%) Linux
14 101 (9.79%) Scrum
15 96 (9.30%) Microsoft
16 94 (9.11%) Stakeholder Management
17 91 (8.82%) SQL
18 90 (8.72%) Degree
19 86 (8.33%) PRINCE2
20 84 (8.14%) Cisco
21 83 (8.04%) Banking
22 81 (7.85%) Windows
23 79 (7.66%) Oracle
24 69 (6.69%) ITIL
24 69 (6.69%) Data Centre
25 68 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
25 68 (6.59%) Security Cleared
26 66 (6.40%) E-Commerce
27 65 (6.30%) TDD
28 63 (6.10%) MS Excel

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in 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 29 (2.81%) Tomcat
2 25 (2.42%) Apache
3 19 (1.84%) Confluence
4 17 (1.65%) MS Exchange
5 16 (1.55%) IIS
6 13 (1.26%) CMS
7 12 (1.16%) Apache Spark
7 12 (1.16%) OpenStack
7 12 (1.16%) WebLogic
8 11 (1.07%) ArcGIS
8 11 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (1.07%) JBoss
8 11 (1.07%) Smallworld
9 10 (0.97%) Mule
10 9 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
11 7 (0.68%) SharePoint
12 6 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.58%) SAS
12 6 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 63 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 57 (5.52%) MS Office
3 15 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.97%) MS Project
6 7 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.58%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.48%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.39%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.19%) SPSS
12 1 (0.097%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.097%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.097%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 133 (12.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.78%) Faxination
2 8 (0.78%) Radian6
2 8 (0.78%) Social Studio
3 4 (0.39%) CSG Singleview
3 4 (0.39%) SAP CS
3 4 (0.39%) SAP FS
3 4 (0.39%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.29%) Eikon
4 3 (0.29%) Finacle
4 3 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 3 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.29%) RMDS
5 2 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.84%) Office 365
4 10 (0.97%) Mimecast
4 10 (0.97%) SaaS
5 9 (0.87%) IaaS
6 7 (0.68%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.68%) PaaS
7 5 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.39%) GitHub
9 3 (0.29%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.29%) Heroku
10 2 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.19%) BlueKai
10 2 (0.19%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.19%) Force.com
10 2 (0.19%) Taleo
10 2 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.14%) WAN
2 48 (4.65%) LAN
3 46 (4.46%) Firewall
4 38 (3.68%) Internet
5 36 (3.49%) Network Security
6 35 (3.39%) TCP/IP
7 29 (2.81%) DNS
8 25 (2.42%) 4G
8 25 (2.42%) MPLS
9 22 (2.13%) HTTP
9 22 (2.13%) LTE
9 22 (2.13%) VPN
10 21 (2.03%) 3G
11 20 (1.94%) VoIP
12 18 (1.74%) BGP
12 18 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (1.65%) Broadband
13 17 (1.65%) SAN
14 15 (1.45%) NAS
15 14 (1.36%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (2.91%) MySQL
2 28 (2.71%) SQL Server
3 24 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 23 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (2.03%) Hadoop
6 19 (1.84%) MongoDB
7 18 (1.74%) Big Data
8 15 (1.45%) Relational Database
9 13 (1.26%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.16%) DB2
10 12 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (0.97%) Oracle Database
12 8 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.68%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.58%) Apache Hive
14 6 (0.58%) GIS
14 6 (0.58%) QGIS
14 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.48%) Redis
16 4 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 48 (4.65%) JIRA
2 41 (3.97%) Git (software)
3 33 (3.20%) Jenkins
4 26 (2.52%) Subversion
5 22 (2.13%) JUnit
6 14 (1.36%) Maven
6 14 (1.36%) Selenium
6 14 (1.36%) SoapUI
7 11 (1.07%) JMeter
8 9 (0.87%) SonarQube
8 9 (0.87%) WebDriver
9 8 (0.78%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.68%) Gerrit
10 7 (0.68%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.58%) Ant
11 6 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (0.58%) Toad
12 5 (0.48%) Axure RP
12 5 (0.48%) LoadRunner
12 5 (0.48%) Mockito
General
1 336 (32.56%) Finance
2 184 (17.83%) Marketing
3 138 (13.37%) Manufacturing
4 137 (13.28%) Electronics
5 83 (8.04%) Banking
6 47 (4.55%) Retail
7 25 (2.42%) Billing
8 20 (1.94%) Legal
9 15 (1.45%) Law
10 12 (1.16%) Advertising
11 8 (0.78%) Games
11 8 (0.78%) Local Government
12 7 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.58%) French Language
14 5 (0.48%) German Language
14 5 (0.48%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.39%) Publishing
16 3 (0.29%) Automotive
16 3 (0.29%) Front Office
16 3 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 152 (14.73%) Developer
2 136 (13.18%) Analyst
3 104 (10.08%) Architect
4 94 (9.11%) Project Manager
5 61 (5.91%) Consultant
6 45 (4.36%) Business Analyst
7 44 (4.26%) Java Developer
8 35 (3.39%) Telecoms Manager
9 34 (3.29%) Senior Developer
10 33 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
11 28 (2.71%) Network Engineer
12 26 (2.52%) Designer
12 26 (2.52%) DevOps Engineer
13 24 (2.33%) Telecoms Analyst
14 20 (1.94%) Data Analyst
14 20 (1.94%) Programme Manager
15 17 (1.65%) IT Manager
15 17 (1.65%) Linux Engineer
16 16 (1.55%) Enterprise Architect
16 16 (1.55%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (6.01%) HTML
2 59 (5.72%) Web Services
3 54 (5.23%) CSS
4 48 (4.65%) SOAP
4 48 (4.65%) XML
5 43 (4.17%) REST
6 39 (3.78%) J2EE
7 37 (3.59%) RESTful
8 36 (3.49%) JMS
9 34 (3.29%) Spring
10 26 (2.52%) .NET
11 24 (2.33%) AngularJS
11 24 (2.33%) HTML5
12 23 (2.23%) Ajax
13 16 (1.55%) CSS3
14 13 (1.26%) jQuery
15 12 (1.16%) Spring MVC
16 11 (1.07%) ASP.NET
16 11 (1.07%) JSP
16 11 (1.07%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 69 (6.69%) Data Centre
2 68 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (3.59%) Digital Media
4 33 (3.20%) User Experience
5 28 (2.71%) Computer Science
6 26 (2.52%) Mobile App
7 23 (2.23%) Management Information System
8 22 (2.13%) Virtual Team
9 19 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
10 18 (1.74%) Mathematics
11 16 (1.55%) Blackberry
12 15 (1.45%) IPTV
13 14 (1.36%) Social Media
14 13 (1.26%) IVR
15 12 (1.16%) Handset
15 12 (1.16%) Statistics
16 10 (0.97%) CLARiiON
16 10 (0.97%) Clustering
16 10 (0.97%) STB
17 9 (0.87%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 104 (10.08%) Linux
2 81 (7.85%) Windows
3 54 (5.23%) Unix
4 28 (2.71%) Windows Server
5 25 (2.42%) Android
6 23 (2.23%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.16%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.07%) Solaris
8 11 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.87%) CentOS
9 9 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (0.68%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.68%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.39%) Fedora
12 4 (0.39%) zOS
13 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (15.70%) Programme Management
3 148 (14.34%) Business Intelligence
4 139 (13.47%) Digital Marketing
5 128 (12.40%) Project Management
6 101 (9.79%) Scrum
7 94 (9.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 86 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 69 (6.69%) ITIL
10 66 (6.40%) E-Commerce
11 65 (6.30%) TDD
12 52 (5.04%) Migration
13 51 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (4.36%) Analytics
15 40 (3.88%) DevOps
16 38 (3.68%) SOA
17 37 (3.59%) Service Delivery
18 34 (3.29%) CRM
19 32 (3.10%) Business Analysis
19 32 (3.10%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (12.50%) Java
2 91 (8.82%) SQL
3 56 (5.43%) Python
4 50 (4.84%) JavaScript
5 32 (3.10%) Perl
6 30 (2.91%) Ruby
7 23 (2.23%) PHP
8 21 (2.03%) C#
9 20 (1.94%) C
10 19 (1.84%) C++
11 18 (1.74%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.16%) PowerShell
13 10 (0.97%) PL/SQL
13 10 (0.97%) R
14 7 (0.68%) Objective-C
15 6 (0.58%) Apple Swift
15 6 (0.58%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.48%) VBScript
17 4 (0.39%) VB
17 4 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 90 (8.72%) Degree
2 68 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 37 (3.59%) SC Cleared
4 28 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (2.03%) CCNP
5 21 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 20 (1.94%) PMI Certification
7 19 (1.84%) CISSP
7 19 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (1.74%) PMP
9 9 (0.87%) CCNA
9 9 (0.87%) ISEB
9 9 (0.87%) ISSAP
10 8 (0.78%) CCIE
10 8 (0.78%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.68%) A+ Certification
11 7 (0.68%) APMP
11 7 (0.68%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.58%) CESG Certified Professional
12 6 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.42%) QA
2 17 (1.65%) SLA
3 14 (1.36%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.19%) NEBOSH
7 1 (0.097%) GCP
7 1 (0.097%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.55%) Docker
4 5 (0.48%) NFS
4 5 (0.48%) vCloud
4 5 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.48%) vSphere
5 4 (0.39%) HDFS
6 3 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.29%) Squid
6 3 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.29%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.19%) KVM
7 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.19%) Postfix
7 2 (0.19%) StorNext
7 2 (0.19%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.19%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (2.23%) Puppet
2 15 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.78%) Ansible
3 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (0.78%) ServiceCenter
3 8 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 7 (0.68%) Packer
5 6 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.58%) Nagios
5 6 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Management
6 5 (0.48%) SCCM
6 5 (0.48%) Terraform
7 4 (0.39%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.39%) Cacti
7 4 (0.39%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.39%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.29%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.29%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.29%) SCOM
8 3 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 149 (14.44%) SAP
2 96 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 84 (8.14%) Cisco
4 79 (7.66%) Oracle
5 34 (3.29%) VMware
6 28 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
7 26 (2.52%) HP
7 26 (2.52%) Juniper
8 21 (2.03%) IBM
9 18 (1.74%) EMC
9 18 (1.74%) Ericsson
10 17 (1.65%) CheckPoint
11 16 (1.55%) BT
11 16 (1.55%) Google
11 16 (1.55%) hybris
12 14 (1.36%) WSO2
13 13 (1.26%) Citrix
13 13 (1.26%) Informatica
14 12 (1.16%) Mitel
14 12 (1.16%) MobileIron
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