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 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 72 89 79
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 670 521 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.87% 2.27% 2.55%
As % of the General category 6.18% 5.07% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 325 329
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 23
Average hourly rate £21.75 £13.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.30% -52.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £37.40 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £24.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -25.19%
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
10835 10277 12052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.44% 44.85% 51.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7797 7188 8456
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 134 176
Average hourly rate £22.18 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.22% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £37.00 £46.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +20 177 £425 +13.33% 70
Docklands, London +3 9 £275 -
Croydon -5 5 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 4 £300 -20.00%
Canary Wharf -11 4 £450 +157.14%
Hammersmith -8 3 £325 -17.19%
Feltham - 3 - -
Hounslow -2 2 £350 -17.64%
Uxbridge +4 1 £170 - 1
Bromley -2 1 £425 +60.37% 2
Paddington -9 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - - 2
Hayes - 1 £525 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 294 (24.44%) Finance
2 155 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (10.89%) SQL
4 120 (9.98%) Project Management
5 116 (9.64%) Java
6 115 (9.56%) Banking
7 109 (9.06%) Cisco
8 100 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 94 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
10 93 (7.73%) Degree
11 92 (7.65%) Retail
11 92 (7.65%) Microsoft
11 92 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
12 90 (7.48%) HTML
13 86 (7.15%) PRINCE2
14 85 (7.07%) Windows
15 81 (6.73%) Migration
15 81 (6.73%) Marketing
16 74 (6.15%) MS Excel
17 73 (6.07%) CRM
18 72 (5.99%) Linux
18 72 (5.99%) Billing
19 71 (5.90%) Manufacturing
20 70 (5.82%) Oracle
21 69 (5.74%) QA
22 67 (5.57%) LAN
23 65 (5.40%) JavaScript
24 62 (5.15%) WAN
25 61 (5.07%) VoIP
26 60 (4.99%) Security Cleared

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 31 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.41%) CMS
3 14 (1.16%) Confluence
3 14 (1.16%) Node.js
3 14 (1.16%) SAS
4 13 (1.08%) WebLogic
4 13 (1.08%) Apache
5 11 (0.91%) OpenStack
5 11 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 10 (0.83%) MS Exchange
6 10 (0.83%) WebSphere
7 9 (0.75%) JBoss
8 8 (0.67%) IIS
8 8 (0.67%) Alfresco
8 8 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (0.67%) Lync
9 7 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
10 6 (0.50%) WildFly
11 5 (0.42%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 74 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.16%) MS Office
3 30 (2.49%) MS Project
4 29 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (1.91%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.00%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.75%) Acrobat
7 9 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.25%) SPSS
9 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.083%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 40 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.42%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.33%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.25%) Maximo
5 3 (0.25%) Exstream
6 2 (0.17%) Unica
6 2 (0.17%) Radian6
6 2 (0.17%) BASE24
6 2 (0.17%) SAP FI-CA
6 2 (0.17%) SAP PSCD
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.083%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.083%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.083%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.75%) SaaS
2 8 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.50%) Office 365
4 5 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.25%) Force.com
5 3 (0.25%) PaaS
6 2 (0.17%) GitHub
6 2 (0.17%) IaaS
6 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.083%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.083%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.083%) Yammer
7 1 (0.083%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.083%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.083%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.083%) Heroku
7 1 (0.083%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.083%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.083%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 67 (5.57%) LAN
2 62 (5.15%) WAN
3 61 (5.07%) VoIP
4 57 (4.74%) Firewall
5 51 (4.24%) TCP/IP
5 51 (4.24%) Internet
6 50 (4.16%) 3G
7 44 (3.66%) 4G
8 40 (3.33%) Ethernet
9 35 (2.91%) DNS
9 35 (2.91%) 2G
10 34 (2.83%) Broadband
11 33 (2.74%) MPLS
12 30 (2.49%) OSPF
12 30 (2.49%) VPN
13 28 (2.33%) Wireless
13 28 (2.33%) LTE
14 26 (2.16%) EIGRP
14 26 (2.16%) DHCP
15 24 (2.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 39 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 27 (2.24%) RDBMS
5 24 (2.00%) MySQL
6 16 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 16 (1.33%) Big Data
7 14 (1.16%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.16%) NoSQL
8 12 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (0.91%) MS Access
10 10 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.67%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (0.42%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.33%) QlikView
15 4 (0.33%) Apache Hive
15 4 (0.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 42 (3.49%) JIRA
2 24 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 22 (1.83%) Git (software)
4 20 (1.66%) Selenium
5 17 (1.41%) JUnit
6 15 (1.25%) Maven
7 13 (1.08%) JMeter
8 12 (1.00%) Bugzilla
9 11 (0.91%) SoapUI
10 9 (0.75%) Gradle
11 8 (0.67%) Ant
12 7 (0.58%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.50%) Artifactory
13 6 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (0.50%) SonarQube
14 5 (0.42%) Mockito
14 5 (0.42%) Subversion
15 4 (0.33%) Eclipse
15 4 (0.33%) WebDriver
16 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 294 (24.44%) Finance
2 115 (9.56%) Banking
3 92 (7.65%) Retail
4 81 (6.73%) Marketing
5 72 (5.99%) Billing
6 71 (5.90%) Manufacturing
7 46 (3.82%) Electronics
8 26 (2.16%) Legal
9 21 (1.75%) Games
10 20 (1.66%) Law
11 17 (1.41%) Publishing
12 10 (0.83%) Advertising
12 10 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.58%) Automotive
13 7 (0.58%) French Language
13 7 (0.58%) Local Government
13 7 (0.58%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.42%) Front Office
14 5 (0.42%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 189 (15.71%) Analyst
2 136 (11.31%) Architect
3 134 (11.14%) Developer
4 124 (10.31%) Project Manager
5 66 (5.49%) Business Analyst
6 62 (5.15%) Consultant
7 52 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
8 46 (3.82%) Network Engineer
9 31 (2.58%) Senior Manager
10 25 (2.08%) Java Developer
11 24 (2.00%) Test Analyst
12 23 (1.91%) Programmer
12 23 (1.91%) Telecoms Project Manager
13 21 (1.75%) Designer
14 20 (1.66%) Junior
14 20 (1.66%) Tester
14 20 (1.66%) Telecoms Engineer
15 19 (1.58%) Programme Manager
16 18 (1.50%) Test Manager
16 18 (1.50%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (7.48%) HTML
2 54 (4.49%) CSS
2 54 (4.49%) HTML5
3 35 (2.91%) XML
4 33 (2.74%) .NET
4 33 (2.74%) CSS3
5 32 (2.66%) jQuery
6 30 (2.49%) Web Services
7 28 (2.33%) AngularJS
8 23 (1.91%) SOAP
9 22 (1.83%) RESTful
10 16 (1.33%) JSON
11 14 (1.16%) REST
11 14 (1.16%) Sass
12 10 (0.83%) Apache Camel
12 10 (0.83%) Middleware
13 9 (0.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (0.67%) Ember.js
14 8 (0.67%) Backbone.js
14 8 (0.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 94 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (4.66%) Data Centre
3 51 (4.24%) Computer Science
4 43 (3.57%) User Experience
5 40 (3.33%) DTV
6 27 (2.24%) NHS
6 27 (2.24%) IVR
7 25 (2.08%) Digital Media
8 23 (1.91%) Mathematics
9 22 (1.83%) Derivative
10 19 (1.58%) Blackberry
10 19 (1.58%) Management Information System
11 18 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
12 17 (1.41%) IPTV
12 17 (1.41%) Mobile App
13 16 (1.33%) Handset
13 16 (1.33%) Streaming Video
14 15 (1.25%) Over-the-Top Content
15 14 (1.16%) STB
16 12 (1.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 85 (7.07%) Windows
2 72 (5.99%) Linux
3 54 (4.49%) UNIX
4 32 (2.66%) Windows 7
5 29 (2.41%) Android
6 24 (2.00%) Apple iOS
7 17 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (1.41%) Windows XP
8 13 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.83%) Solaris
10 9 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.67%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.58%) CentOS
12 7 (0.58%) Windows 2000
12 7 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.33%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.33%) SUSE
14 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (9.98%) Project Management
3 100 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 92 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
5 86 (7.15%) PRINCE2
6 81 (6.73%) Migration
7 73 (6.07%) CRM
8 58 (4.82%) ITIL
9 56 (4.66%) Programme Management
10 48 (3.99%) Analytics
11 45 (3.74%) E-Commerce
12 44 (3.66%) Scrum
13 43 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
14 42 (3.49%) Data Modelling
15 38 (3.16%) SDLC
16 35 (2.91%) Change Management
17 30 (2.49%) Service Delivery
17 30 (2.49%) TDD
18 28 (2.33%) Service Management
18 28 (2.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 131 (10.89%) SQL
2 116 (9.64%) Java
3 65 (5.40%) JavaScript
4 38 (3.16%) Python
5 31 (2.58%) C
6 22 (1.83%) C#
7 19 (1.58%) PHP
8 18 (1.50%) C++
9 13 (1.08%) Perl
9 13 (1.08%) Ruby
10 9 (0.75%) R
11 8 (0.67%) PL/SQL
11 8 (0.67%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.67%) VBA
12 7 (0.58%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.42%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.42%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.33%) Scala
14 4 (0.33%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 93 (7.73%) Degree
2 60 (4.99%) Security Cleared
3 49 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (2.49%) CCNA
5 28 (2.33%) SC Cleared
6 25 (2.08%) CCNP
6 25 (2.08%) PMI Certification
7 20 (1.66%) PMP
8 18 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 17 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 12 (1.00%) ISTQB
11 12 (1.00%) Postgraduate
11 12 (1.00%) MCSE
12 11 (0.91%) ISEB
13 10 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.83%) MBA
14 9 (0.75%) HND
14 9 (0.75%) CISSP
14 9 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.74%) QA
2 32 (2.66%) SLA
3 7 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.42%) WAI
6 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.25%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.17%) BS7799
8 2 (0.17%) COBIT
8 2 (0.17%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.17%) COREP
9 1 (0.083%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.083%) MiFID
9 1 (0.083%) HL7
9 1 (0.083%) Basel III
9 1 (0.083%) GPG13
9 1 (0.083%) EMIR
9 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.083%) Basel II
System Software
1 41 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.33%) NFS
4 4 (0.33%) NDS
5 3 (0.25%) GlusterFS
5 3 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.25%) XenApp
5 3 (0.25%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.25%) vSphere
6 2 (0.17%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.083%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.083%) Snort
7 1 (0.083%) Squid
7 1 (0.083%) Xen
7 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.083%) Varnish
7 1 (0.083%) vCloud
7 1 (0.083%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 19 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (0.91%) Ansible
4 9 (0.75%) Rundeck
4 9 (0.75%) Cisco UCCE
5 7 (0.58%) NetCrunch
5 7 (0.58%) Puppet
5 7 (0.58%) Cisco IPCC
6 6 (0.50%) SCCM
6 6 (0.50%) Salt
7 5 (0.42%) OPNET
8 4 (0.33%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.33%) Kibana
8 4 (0.33%) logstash
8 4 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.25%) Netcool
10 2 (0.17%) Nagios
10 2 (0.17%) OpenView
10 2 (0.17%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 109 (9.06%) Cisco
2 92 (7.65%) Microsoft
3 70 (5.82%) Oracle
4 57 (4.74%) SAP
5 45 (3.74%) VMware
6 39 (3.24%) Avaya
6 39 (3.24%) Juniper
7 30 (2.49%) Citrix
8 25 (2.08%) HP
9 24 (2.00%) CheckPoint
10 19 (1.58%) IBM
10 19 (1.58%) Red Hat
11 18 (1.50%) Adobe
12 17 (1.41%) Remedy
13 15 (1.25%) F5
14 14 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (1.08%) Apple
15 13 (1.08%) Ericsson
15 13 (1.08%) Dell
15 13 (1.08%) Blue Coat
London
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Venn Group
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Flexible
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £360 per day + benefits - extension
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Ascent People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
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