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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 105 93 98
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 501 514 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.12% 2.12% 2.21%
As % of the General category 4.53% 4.73% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 326 310
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £534 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -56.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £28.21 £64.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.88 £21.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-33.92% -40.84%
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
11068 10861 12812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.73% 44.82% 50.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7885 7557 9045
Average daily rate £476 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 151 170
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £39.00 £51.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 +1 112 £400 -7.51% 41
Croydon -1 18 £513 - 1
Uxbridge +10 7 £275 - 4
Kingston Upon Thames +1 7 £300 -20.00%
Hounslow +5 4 £388 -8.82% 2
Docklands, London -5 3 £275 -
Hayes +3 2 £525 +150.00% 2
Hammersmith -3 2 £425 -15.00%
Paddington -9 2 £350 -12.50%
Bromley -4 1 £425 +60.37%
Feltham -9 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £155 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 278 (24.13%) Finance
2 155 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (10.59%) Project Management
4 117 (10.16%) Java
5 111 (9.64%) SQL
6 108 (9.38%) Cisco
7 104 (9.03%) Banking
8 99 (8.59%) Linux
9 96 (8.33%) HTML
10 94 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
11 93 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
12 89 (7.73%) Retail
13 86 (7.47%) Marketing
14 83 (7.20%) Degree
15 82 (7.12%) Microsoft
16 81 (7.03%) PRINCE2
17 76 (6.60%) Manufacturing
17 76 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
18 74 (6.42%) Migration
18 74 (6.42%) QA
19 73 (6.34%) Windows
20 71 (6.16%) JavaScript
21 70 (6.08%) Billing
22 68 (5.90%) LAN
23 66 (5.73%) CRM
23 66 (5.73%) Oracle
24 63 (5.47%) MS Excel
24 63 (5.47%) Security Cleared
25 62 (5.38%) UNIX
25 62 (5.38%) CSS

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 32 (2.78%) CMS
2 29 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.65%) Confluence
4 16 (1.39%) SAS
5 14 (1.22%) Apache
5 14 (1.22%) OpenStack
5 14 (1.22%) Node.js
6 13 (1.13%) JBoss
6 13 (1.13%) WebSphere
7 12 (1.04%) WebLogic
7 12 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 10 (0.87%) Alfresco
9 8 (0.69%) MS Exchange
9 8 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.69%) WildFly
10 7 (0.61%) Lync
10 7 (0.61%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
11 6 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 63 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.95%) MS Office
3 24 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 24 (2.08%) MS Project
4 22 (1.91%) Photoshop
5 19 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.69%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.35%) SPSS
10 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.087%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.087%) Vectorworks
11 1 (0.087%) Solid Edge
11 1 (0.087%) SketchUp
11 1 (0.087%) Blender
11 1 (0.087%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 45 (3.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.26%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.26%) Maximo
4 3 (0.26%) Summit
4 3 (0.26%) Exstream
5 2 (0.17%) Radian6
6 1 (0.087%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.087%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.087%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.087%) Documaker
6 1 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.087%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.087%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.087%) Unica
6 1 (0.087%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.00%) SaaS
2 7 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.43%) Office 365
4 4 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.26%) Force.com
5 3 (0.26%) GitHub
5 3 (0.26%) IaaS
6 2 (0.17%) PaaS
7 1 (0.087%) Heroku
7 1 (0.087%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.087%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.087%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 68 (5.90%) LAN
2 59 (5.12%) VoIP
3 58 (5.03%) WAN
4 54 (4.69%) Firewall
5 49 (4.25%) 3G
6 45 (3.91%) Internet
7 40 (3.47%) DNS
8 39 (3.39%) TCP/IP
9 38 (3.30%) MPLS
10 37 (3.21%) 4G
11 36 (3.13%) Wireless
12 33 (2.86%) 2G
12 33 (2.86%) OSPF
13 30 (2.60%) BGP
13 30 (2.60%) Ethernet
13 30 (2.60%) EIGRP
14 29 (2.52%) DHCP
15 27 (2.34%) Broadband
16 25 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
17 24 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (3.13%) MySQL
2 34 (2.95%) SQL Server
3 30 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 19 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (1.39%) RDBMS
6 16 (1.39%) NoSQL
7 15 (1.30%) Big Data
8 14 (1.22%) MongoDB
9 11 (0.95%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.61%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.52%) MS Access
12 5 (0.43%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.26%) QlikView
14 3 (0.26%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 45 (3.91%) JIRA
2 29 (2.52%) Git (software)
3 28 (2.43%) Jenkins
4 27 (2.34%) Selenium
5 20 (1.74%) Maven
6 18 (1.56%) JUnit
7 17 (1.48%) JMeter
8 16 (1.39%) SoapUI
9 12 (1.04%) Bugzilla
10 11 (0.95%) Gradle
11 10 (0.87%) Ant
12 9 (0.78%) SonarQube
13 8 (0.69%) Artifactory
14 7 (0.61%) Cucumber
15 6 (0.52%) WebDriver
16 5 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
16 5 (0.43%) HP UFT
16 5 (0.43%) Grunt
17 4 (0.35%) Hudson
17 4 (0.35%) Gerrit
General
1 278 (24.13%) Finance
2 104 (9.03%) Banking
3 89 (7.73%) Retail
4 86 (7.47%) Marketing
5 76 (6.60%) Manufacturing
6 70 (6.08%) Billing
7 52 (4.51%) Electronics
8 25 (2.17%) Games
9 20 (1.74%) Legal
10 16 (1.39%) Law
11 13 (1.13%) Publishing
12 10 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.78%) Automotive
13 9 (0.78%) Advertising
13 9 (0.78%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.61%) Back Office
15 6 (0.52%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.52%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.52%) French Language
16 5 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 159 (13.80%) Analyst
2 150 (13.02%) Developer
3 136 (11.81%) Architect
4 116 (10.07%) Project Manager
5 60 (5.21%) Business Analyst
6 52 (4.51%) Consultant
6 52 (4.51%) Solutions Architect
7 49 (4.25%) Network Engineer
8 31 (2.69%) Senior Manager
9 29 (2.52%) Java Developer
10 27 (2.34%) Test Analyst
11 25 (2.17%) Designer
12 21 (1.82%) Telecoms Engineer
12 21 (1.82%) Telecoms Project Manager
13 18 (1.56%) Test Manager
13 18 (1.56%) Administrator
13 18 (1.56%) Avaya Engineer
13 18 (1.56%) Voice Engineer
14 17 (1.48%) Tester
14 17 (1.48%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (8.33%) HTML
2 62 (5.38%) CSS
3 57 (4.95%) HTML5
4 41 (3.56%) Web Services
5 40 (3.47%) jQuery
6 38 (3.30%) CSS3
7 35 (3.04%) XML
8 34 (2.95%) AngularJS
9 33 (2.86%) .NET
10 25 (2.17%) SOAP
11 23 (2.00%) RESTful
12 20 (1.74%) JSON
13 16 (1.39%) REST
14 15 (1.30%) Sass
15 14 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (1.13%) Spring
16 13 (1.13%) J2EE
17 12 (1.04%) 802.1X
18 10 (0.87%) Apache Camel
18 10 (0.87%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 93 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (4.77%) Data Centre
3 49 (4.25%) User Experience
4 45 (3.91%) DTV
4 45 (3.91%) Computer Science
5 29 (2.52%) NHS
6 24 (2.08%) Digital Media
7 20 (1.74%) Streaming Video
7 20 (1.74%) Handset
8 19 (1.65%) IVR
8 19 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 19 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
9 17 (1.48%) IPTV
10 16 (1.39%) Blackberry
10 16 (1.39%) W3C
10 16 (1.39%) Mobile App
10 16 (1.39%) Over-the-Top Content
11 15 (1.30%) Derivative
12 14 (1.22%) PMI
12 14 (1.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 99 (8.59%) Linux
2 73 (6.34%) Windows
3 62 (5.38%) UNIX
4 30 (2.60%) Android
5 24 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 20 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.87%) CentOS
11 9 (0.78%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.52%) Solaris
13 6 (0.52%) SUSE
14 4 (0.35%) Debian
14 4 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (0.35%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.26%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (10.59%) Project Management
3 94 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
4 81 (7.03%) PRINCE2
5 76 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 74 (6.42%) Migration
7 66 (5.73%) CRM
8 58 (5.03%) Programme Management
9 49 (4.25%) ITIL
10 48 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
11 47 (4.08%) E-Commerce
12 44 (3.82%) Scrum
13 41 (3.56%) Analytics
14 35 (3.04%) Software Engineering
15 34 (2.95%) Change Management
16 33 (2.86%) Open Source
16 33 (2.86%) SDLC
17 32 (2.78%) TDD
18 29 (2.52%) Data Modelling
19 28 (2.43%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 117 (10.16%) Java
2 111 (9.64%) SQL
3 71 (6.16%) JavaScript
4 39 (3.39%) Python
5 36 (3.13%) C
6 25 (2.17%) PHP
7 24 (2.08%) C++
8 18 (1.56%) C#
9 14 (1.22%) Shell Script
10 13 (1.13%) Perl
10 13 (1.13%) Ruby
11 10 (0.87%) R
12 9 (0.78%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.69%) VBA
14 6 (0.52%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.43%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.35%) Apex Code
16 4 (0.35%) ActionScript
17 3 (0.26%) VB
17 3 (0.26%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 83 (7.20%) Degree
2 63 (5.47%) Security Cleared
3 53 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (2.86%) CCNA
5 31 (2.69%) CCNP
6 29 (2.52%) PMI Certification
7 26 (2.26%) SC Cleared
8 21 (1.82%) PMP
9 17 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 15 (1.30%) ISEB
11 13 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (1.04%) ISTQB
13 10 (0.87%) Postgraduate
14 8 (0.69%) MCSE
14 8 (0.69%) PhD
14 8 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.69%) MBA
14 8 (0.69%) CCVP
14 8 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 7 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (6.42%) QA
2 19 (1.65%) SLA
3 6 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.43%) WAI
5 4 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.26%) COBIT
6 3 (0.26%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.17%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.17%) COREP
7 2 (0.17%) BS7799
8 1 (0.087%) Basel II
8 1 (0.087%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.087%) MiFID
8 1 (0.087%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.087%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.087%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.087%) Basel III
8 1 (0.087%) EMIR
System Software
1 34 (2.95%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.43%) vSphere
3 5 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.35%) NDS
5 3 (0.26%) vCloud
5 3 (0.26%) GlusterFS
5 3 (0.26%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.17%) NFS
6 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.17%) XenApp
7 1 (0.087%) Firmware
7 1 (0.087%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.087%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.087%) Xen
7 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.087%) iptables
7 1 (0.087%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.087%) Docker
7 1 (0.087%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 27 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.04%) Ansible
3 11 (0.95%) Rundeck
4 10 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (0.69%) Salt
5 8 (0.69%) SCCM
6 7 (0.61%) ZABBIX
6 7 (0.61%) Puppet
7 6 (0.52%) NetCrunch
7 6 (0.52%) Kibana
7 6 (0.52%) logstash
7 6 (0.52%) OPNET
7 6 (0.52%) Cisco IPCC
8 5 (0.43%) Cisco UCCE
8 5 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.17%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.17%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.17%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 108 (9.38%) Cisco
2 82 (7.12%) Microsoft
3 66 (5.73%) Oracle
4 59 (5.12%) SAP
5 42 (3.65%) VMware
6 39 (3.39%) Juniper
7 37 (3.21%) Avaya
8 28 (2.43%) HP
9 26 (2.26%) Red Hat
10 25 (2.17%) Citrix
11 24 (2.08%) Adobe
11 24 (2.08%) CheckPoint
12 17 (1.48%) Remedy
13 16 (1.39%) IBM
14 15 (1.30%) Apple
15 14 (1.22%) Nokia
15 14 (1.22%) Dell
15 14 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (1.04%) F5
17 11 (0.95%) BT
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £570 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £450 - £460 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £450 - £500+ per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £675 to £700 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £420 p/day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
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City of London
People Source
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
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