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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 96 96 58
Rank change year-on-year
0 -38
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 497 553 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.03% 2.20% 3.10%
As % of the General category 4.51% 4.34% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 307 438
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 29
Average hourly rate £11.50 £23.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.06% +23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.32 £63.60 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.25% +18.33%
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
11019 12735 13522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.99% 50.67% 52.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7766 8967 9260
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 175 249
Average hourly rate £20.13 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.48% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 118 £450 +12.50% 73
Hayes - 7 £210 - 5
Uxbridge -2 6 £375 -
Hammersmith +2 5 £500 +11.11% 2
Canary Wharf - 5 £450 -
Hounslow 0 4 £425 -5.55%
Brentford -3 2 - - 1
Croydon -3 2 £375 +154.23% 1
Docklands, London +16 1 - - 2
Paddington +8 1 £400 -
Feltham +3 1 £240 +20.00%
Kingston Upon Thames +2 1 £375 +20.96%
Romford -1 1 £625 +4.16% 2
Chiswick - 1 - -
Hackney - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Welling - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 315 (31.25%) Finance
2 139 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (13.69%) Project Management
4 122 (12.10%) Marketing
5 118 (11.71%) Banking
6 117 (11.61%) Programme Management
7 110 (10.91%) SQL
8 107 (10.62%) Business Intelligence
9 106 (10.52%) Cisco
10 103 (10.22%) Microsoft
11 102 (10.12%) Oracle
12 101 (10.02%) Windows
13 94 (9.33%) SAP
14 88 (8.73%) Manufacturing
15 85 (8.43%) Java
16 80 (7.94%) ITIL
17 79 (7.84%) Retail
18 76 (7.54%) WAN
18 76 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
19 75 (7.44%) MS Excel
20 74 (7.34%) Digital Marketing
21 73 (7.24%) Migration
22 71 (7.04%) LAN
23 69 (6.85%) Web Services
23 69 (6.85%) Security Cleared
24 68 (6.75%) Degree
25 67 (6.65%) DTV
26 65 (6.45%) Linux
26 65 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
27 64 (6.35%) Electronics

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 22 (2.18%) Lync
2 20 (1.98%) MS Exchange
3 17 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 17 (1.69%) WebLogic
4 14 (1.39%) IBM Notes
4 14 (1.39%) WebSphere
5 13 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (0.99%) CMS
6 10 (0.99%) Apache
7 9 (0.89%) IIS
8 8 (0.79%) WordPress
9 7 (0.69%) SAS
10 6 (0.60%) Adobe CQ
10 6 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.60%) nginx
10 6 (0.60%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.30%) Smallworld
11 3 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 75 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 49 (4.86%) MS Office
3 28 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (2.28%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.88%) MS Project
6 7 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.69%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.40%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.30%) CINEMA 4D
8 3 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.099%) SPSS
10 1 (0.099%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 64 (6.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.50%) SimCorp Dimension
3 5 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.40%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.30%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.20%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.20%) Summit
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.20%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.20%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.099%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.099%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.68%) SaaS
2 10 (0.99%) PaaS
3 9 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.40%) Force.com
6 3 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.30%) Office 365
6 3 (0.30%) IaaS
7 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.099%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 76 (7.54%) WAN
2 71 (7.04%) LAN
3 55 (5.46%) Firewall
4 45 (4.46%) Internet
5 43 (4.27%) TCP/IP
6 39 (3.87%) VPN
7 33 (3.27%) MPLS
8 31 (3.08%) VoIP
9 30 (2.98%) Unified Communications
10 26 (2.58%) SSL
11 25 (2.48%) Network Security
11 25 (2.48%) HTTP
11 25 (2.48%) DNS
12 24 (2.38%) Broadband
13 22 (2.18%) OSPF
14 21 (2.08%) BGP
15 20 (1.98%) IP Telephony
16 18 (1.79%) DHCP
17 17 (1.69%) PBX
18 16 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (2.58%) Oracle Database
4 25 (2.48%) Relational Database
5 22 (2.18%) Big Data
6 19 (1.88%) MySQL
7 15 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (1.29%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (1.09%) Data Mining
12 10 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (0.89%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.69%) MS Access
14 7 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (0.69%) NoSQL
15 6 (0.60%) MongoDB
15 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (1.69%) Selenium
2 14 (1.39%) JIRA
3 12 (1.19%) Maven
4 11 (1.09%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.79%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.69%) SoapUI
7 6 (0.60%) JDeveloper
7 6 (0.60%) JUnit
7 6 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (0.50%) Subversion
9 4 (0.40%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.40%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.40%) Ant
9 4 (0.40%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.30%) MSI
10 3 (0.30%) Serena SBM
10 3 (0.30%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.30%) Cucumber
General
1 315 (31.25%) Finance
2 122 (12.10%) Marketing
3 118 (11.71%) Banking
4 88 (8.73%) Manufacturing
5 79 (7.84%) Retail
6 64 (6.35%) Electronics
7 26 (2.58%) Billing
7 26 (2.58%) Investment Banking
8 24 (2.38%) Games
9 15 (1.49%) Legal
10 13 (1.29%) Law
11 12 (1.19%) German Language
12 9 (0.89%) Back Office
12 9 (0.89%) Advertising
13 7 (0.69%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.69%) Publishing
14 6 (0.60%) Automotive
14 6 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.50%) French Language
15 5 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 134 (13.29%) Analyst
2 131 (13.00%) Developer
3 114 (11.31%) Project Manager
4 98 (9.72%) Architect
5 81 (8.04%) Consultant
6 70 (6.94%) Business Analyst
7 35 (3.47%) Programme Manager
8 30 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
9 29 (2.88%) Java Developer
10 28 (2.78%) Support Engineer
11 27 (2.68%) Designer
12 24 (2.38%) Telecoms Project Manager
13 21 (2.08%) Senior Developer
13 21 (2.08%) Network Engineer
14 15 (1.49%) DevOps Engineer
15 14 (1.39%) Administrator
15 14 (1.39%) Security Architect
15 14 (1.39%) Telecoms Business Analyst
16 13 (1.29%) Business Manager
16 13 (1.29%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (6.85%) Web Services
2 43 (4.27%) HTML
3 38 (3.77%) .NET
3 38 (3.77%) XML
4 35 (3.47%) REST
5 32 (3.17%) SOAP
6 28 (2.78%) CSS
7 21 (2.08%) JSON
8 20 (1.98%) HTML5
9 16 (1.59%) ASP.NET
9 16 (1.59%) jQuery
10 14 (1.39%) Middleware
10 14 (1.39%) JMS
11 13 (1.29%) XSLT
12 11 (1.09%) Java EE
12 11 (1.09%) SAML
12 11 (1.09%) RESTful
12 11 (1.09%) CSS3
13 10 (0.99%) J2EE
14 9 (0.89%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 76 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (6.65%) DTV
3 30 (2.98%) Computer Science
4 28 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 25 (2.48%) User Experience
6 24 (2.38%) Open Source
7 23 (2.28%) Mobile App
8 22 (2.18%) Data Integration
9 21 (2.08%) NHS
10 19 (1.88%) Blackberry
11 16 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
12 15 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
12 15 (1.49%) PMI
13 13 (1.29%) Digital Media
14 11 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (1.09%) Visualisation
15 10 (0.99%) IPTV
15 10 (0.99%) Online Games
16 8 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 101 (10.02%) Windows
2 65 (6.45%) Linux
3 37 (3.67%) UNIX
4 30 (2.98%) Windows 7
5 26 (2.58%) Android
6 25 (2.48%) Apple iOS
7 20 (1.98%) Windows XP
8 18 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (1.09%) Windows Vista
11 7 (0.69%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.69%) Solaris
11 7 (0.69%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.30%) Debian
14 3 (0.30%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.20%) webOS
15 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
15 2 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (13.69%) Project Management
3 117 (11.61%) Programme Management
4 107 (10.62%) Business Intelligence
5 80 (7.94%) ITIL
6 74 (7.34%) Digital Marketing
7 73 (7.24%) Migration
8 65 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 58 (5.75%) PRINCE2
9 58 (5.75%) Scrum
10 53 (5.26%) CRM
11 47 (4.66%) E-Commerce
12 45 (4.46%) Service Delivery
13 44 (4.37%) TDD
14 40 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (3.47%) Network Design
16 34 (3.37%) Analytics
17 30 (2.98%) Data Modelling
17 30 (2.98%) SOA
17 30 (2.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 110 (10.91%) SQL
2 85 (8.43%) Java
3 50 (4.96%) JavaScript
4 34 (3.37%) C#
5 31 (3.08%) Python
6 28 (2.78%) PHP
7 22 (2.18%) C
8 21 (2.08%) C++
9 16 (1.59%) Ruby
10 13 (1.29%) Perl
11 9 (0.89%) T-SQL
12 8 (0.79%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.60%) Apex Code
13 6 (0.60%) Scala
13 6 (0.60%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.60%) Groovy
14 5 (0.50%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.50%) VBA
14 5 (0.50%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 69 (6.85%) Security Cleared
2 68 (6.75%) Degree
3 41 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (3.37%) SC Cleared
5 21 (2.08%) CCNP
6 20 (1.98%) PMI Certification
7 17 (1.69%) CCNA
8 14 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (1.39%) ISEB
9 13 (1.29%) CCIE
9 13 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (0.99%) PMP
11 8 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (0.69%) MCSE
12 7 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.60%) A+ Certification
14 5 (0.50%) MCSA
15 4 (0.40%) Avaya Certification
15 4 (0.40%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.88%) SLA
2 28 (2.78%) QA
3 12 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.20%) GPG13
6 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.099%) WCAG
7 1 (0.099%) HL7
7 1 (0.099%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 59 (5.85%) Active Directory
2 30 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.99%) XenApp
4 6 (0.60%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.50%) XenServer
5 5 (0.50%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.40%) Squid
6 4 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.40%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.30%) NFS
8 2 (0.20%) vSphere
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.20%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.20%) Snort
8 2 (0.20%) Cronacle
8 2 (0.20%) Xen
9 1 (0.099%) Postfix
9 1 (0.099%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 18 (1.79%) Puppet
2 12 (1.19%) SCCM
3 10 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.40%) Ansible
5 4 (0.40%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.40%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.40%) DameWare
5 4 (0.40%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (0.40%) WSUS
5 4 (0.40%) Cacti
6 3 (0.30%) SCOM
6 3 (0.30%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.30%) OpenView
6 3 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.20%) Nagios
8 1 (0.099%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.099%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 106 (10.52%) Cisco
2 103 (10.22%) Microsoft
3 102 (10.12%) Oracle
4 94 (9.33%) SAP
5 51 (5.06%) VMware
6 33 (3.27%) Juniper
6 33 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
7 30 (2.98%) Citrix
8 28 (2.78%) CheckPoint
9 22 (2.18%) HP
9 22 (2.18%) Avaya
10 14 (1.39%) Lotus
11 12 (1.19%) hybris
12 11 (1.09%) JBoss
12 11 (1.09%) Red Hat
12 11 (1.09%) Bloomberg
13 9 (0.89%) Nortel
13 9 (0.89%) Dell
14 8 (0.79%) Tableau
14 8 (0.79%) 29West
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