The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 95 82 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -30
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 493 570 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.09% 2.35% 3.39%
As % of the General category 4.65% 4.59% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 314 495
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £518 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 31
Average hourly rate £13.50 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £54.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £35.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-32.39% +10.93%
General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10610 12413 13594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.93% 51.20% 51.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7402 8719 9230
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 £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 191 214
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.03 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Telecoms
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -21 122 £425 +6.25% 73
Hounslow +9 5 £425 -5.55% 1
Canary Wharf +25 3 £175 -53.64%
Hammersmith +3 3 £400 +20.30%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £375 - 1
Hayes - 2 - - 1
Docklands, London +8 1 - - 1
Croydon +4 1 - -
Uxbridge -1 1 - - 2
Paddington - 1 £400 -
Bromley - 1 £265 - 2
Beckenham - - - -
Brentford - - - - 1
Orpington - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 1
Welling - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 326 (29.32%) Finance
2 154 (13.85%) Project Management
3 136 (12.23%) Banking
4 117 (10.52%) SQL
5 114 (10.25%) Programme Management
5 114 (10.25%) Business Intelligence
6 113 (10.16%) Oracle
7 112 (10.07%) Marketing
8 110 (9.89%) Cisco
9 103 (9.26%) Windows
9 103 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
10 95 (8.54%) Degree
11 93 (8.36%) Retail
12 85 (7.64%) Security Cleared
13 83 (7.46%) SAP
14 82 (7.37%) Microsoft
15 80 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
15 80 (7.19%) WAN
16 77 (6.92%) ITIL
16 77 (6.92%) Manufacturing
17 73 (6.56%) Java
18 70 (6.29%) LAN
19 67 (6.03%) PRINCE2
20 65 (5.85%) MS Excel
20 65 (5.85%) CRM
20 65 (5.85%) Migration
21 60 (5.40%) Web Services
21 60 (5.40%) SQL Server
22 59 (5.31%) Scrum
23 58 (5.22%) Linux

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 26 (2.34%) Lync
2 20 (1.80%) SAS
3 18 (1.62%) MS Exchange
4 16 (1.44%) SharePoint
5 14 (1.26%) WebLogic
6 12 (1.08%) WebSphere
7 11 (0.99%) IBM Notes
8 10 (0.90%) IIS
9 9 (0.81%) Apache
9 9 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (0.72%) CMS
10 8 (0.72%) WordPress
11 4 (0.36%) nginx
11 4 (0.36%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.36%) Adobe CQ
12 3 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.27%) Confluence
12 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.27%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 65 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 54 (4.86%) MS Office
3 32 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 26 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (1.89%) MS Project
6 17 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (1.08%) SPSS
8 8 (0.72%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.54%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.27%) CINEMA 4D
11 3 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.090%) InDesign
12 1 (0.090%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 51 (4.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.72%) Cognos TM1
2 8 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 7 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.45%) SimCorp Dimension
4 5 (0.45%) SAP Business One
4 5 (0.45%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.27%) SiteCatalyst
5 3 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.18%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.18%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.34%) SaaS
2 14 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.81%) PaaS
4 5 (0.45%) Force.com
5 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.18%) IaaS
7 1 (0.090%) Office 365
7 1 (0.090%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 80 (7.19%) WAN
2 70 (6.29%) LAN
3 48 (4.32%) TCP/IP
4 47 (4.23%) Internet
5 41 (3.69%) Firewall
6 40 (3.60%) SDH
7 37 (3.33%) MPLS
8 34 (3.06%) Unified Communications
9 30 (2.70%) VoIP
9 30 (2.70%) VPN
10 28 (2.52%) Ethernet
11 26 (2.34%) HTTP
11 26 (2.34%) OSPF
12 25 (2.25%) 3G
12 25 (2.25%) SSL
13 23 (2.07%) GSM
13 23 (2.07%) DWDM
14 22 (1.98%) BGP
14 22 (1.98%) UMTS
15 21 (1.89%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (5.40%) SQL Server
2 47 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (2.43%) Relational Database
4 21 (1.89%) Big Data
5 20 (1.80%) Oracle Database
6 18 (1.62%) MySQL
7 15 (1.35%) RDBMS
8 14 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (1.17%) Data Mining
10 12 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (0.99%) Oracle ODI
12 8 (0.72%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 8 (0.72%) Cognos Metric Studio
12 8 (0.72%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.72%) MS Access
13 7 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (1.80%) Selenium
2 15 (1.35%) JIRA
3 12 (1.08%) SoapUI
4 9 (0.81%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.72%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (0.54%) WebDriver
7 6 (0.54%) Subversion
7 6 (0.54%) Maven
8 5 (0.45%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.36%) Axure RP
9 4 (0.36%) Ant
10 3 (0.27%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.27%) JMeter
10 3 (0.27%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.27%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.27%) JBehave
10 3 (0.27%) Behat
10 3 (0.27%) Grunt
General
1 326 (29.32%) Finance
2 136 (12.23%) Banking
3 112 (10.07%) Marketing
4 93 (8.36%) Retail
5 77 (6.92%) Manufacturing
6 51 (4.59%) Electronics
7 32 (2.88%) Billing
8 28 (2.52%) German Language
9 25 (2.25%) Games
10 23 (2.07%) Investment Banking
11 19 (1.71%) Back Office
12 17 (1.53%) Legal
13 14 (1.26%) Law
14 11 (0.99%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.81%) French Language
16 8 (0.72%) Spanish Language
17 7 (0.63%) Advertising
17 7 (0.63%) Publishing
18 6 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
19 5 (0.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 147 (13.22%) Analyst
2 115 (10.34%) Project Manager
3 111 (9.98%) Developer
4 99 (8.90%) Architect
5 89 (8.00%) Consultant
6 81 (7.28%) Business Analyst
7 52 (4.68%) Programme Manager
8 42 (3.78%) Designer
9 34 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
10 33 (2.97%) Network Engineer
11 30 (2.70%) Field Engineer
12 22 (1.98%) Senior Developer
12 22 (1.98%) Support Engineer
12 22 (1.98%) Telecoms Project Manager
13 20 (1.80%) Business Manager
14 19 (1.71%) Administrator
15 17 (1.53%) Data Analyst
15 17 (1.53%) Java Developer
15 17 (1.53%) Test Manager
15 17 (1.53%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (5.40%) Web Services
2 40 (3.60%) .NET
3 39 (3.51%) HTML
4 34 (3.06%) XML
5 29 (2.61%) SOAP
6 28 (2.52%) CSS
7 27 (2.43%) REST
8 17 (1.53%) ASP.NET
9 16 (1.44%) jQuery
9 16 (1.44%) HTML5
10 13 (1.17%) JSON
10 13 (1.17%) XSLT
11 12 (1.08%) Middleware
12 11 (0.99%) SAML
12 11 (0.99%) Java EE
13 10 (0.90%) Symfony
14 9 (0.81%) RESTful
14 9 (0.81%) WSDL
14 9 (0.81%) JMS
14 9 (0.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 52 (4.68%) DTV
2 30 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 24 (2.16%) Data Integration
3 24 (2.16%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.07%) NHS
5 22 (1.98%) Open Source
6 19 (1.71%) Mobile App
7 18 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
8 16 (1.44%) Blackberry
8 16 (1.44%) Mobile Payment
9 15 (1.35%) PMI
10 14 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (1.26%) Digital Media
11 12 (1.08%) Online Games
12 11 (0.99%) IPTV
13 10 (0.90%) Replication
14 9 (0.81%) N-Tier
14 9 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
15 8 (0.72%) Visualisation
15 8 (0.72%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 103 (9.26%) Windows
2 58 (5.22%) Linux
3 43 (3.87%) UNIX
4 24 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (2.16%) Windows 7
5 21 (1.89%) Windows XP
6 19 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (1.62%) Android
8 16 (1.44%) Apple iOS
9 13 (1.17%) Windows Vista
10 10 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.63%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.54%) SUSE
13 5 (0.45%) Solaris
13 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.36%) AIX
15 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.18%) HPUX
16 2 (0.18%) VMS
16 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (13.85%) Project Management
2 114 (10.25%) Business Intelligence
2 114 (10.25%) Programme Management
3 103 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 77 (6.92%) ITIL
6 67 (6.03%) PRINCE2
7 65 (5.85%) CRM
7 65 (5.85%) Migration
8 59 (5.31%) Scrum
9 58 (5.22%) Digital Marketing
10 53 (4.77%) E-Commerce
11 46 (4.14%) Service Delivery
12 42 (3.78%) Analytics
13 39 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (3.33%) Data Modelling
14 37 (3.33%) TDD
15 33 (2.97%) SOA
16 31 (2.79%) Network Design
17 30 (2.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (10.52%) SQL
2 73 (6.56%) Java
3 43 (3.87%) JavaScript
4 34 (3.06%) C#
5 28 (2.52%) PHP
6 23 (2.07%) C
7 22 (1.98%) Python
8 17 (1.53%) Ruby
9 14 (1.26%) C++
10 12 (1.08%) Perl
11 8 (0.72%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.63%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.63%) Apex Code
13 6 (0.54%) VBA
14 5 (0.45%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.45%) Scala
15 4 (0.36%) R
15 4 (0.36%) Delphi
16 3 (0.27%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 95 (8.54%) Degree
2 85 (7.64%) Security Cleared
3 52 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 27 (2.43%) CCNP
6 22 (1.98%) PMI Certification
7 19 (1.71%) CCNA
8 18 (1.62%) ISEB
8 18 (1.62%) CCIE
9 15 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 12 (1.08%) PMP
11 10 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.54%) MCSE
13 6 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (0.45%) Avaya Certification
14 5 (0.45%) JNCIP
14 5 (0.45%) CIMA
15 4 (0.36%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.60%) SLA
2 36 (3.24%) QA
3 5 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.18%) P3O
5 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.18%) HL7
6 1 (0.090%) GPG13
6 1 (0.090%) WCAG
6 1 (0.090%) COBIT
6 1 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.090%) GAAP
System Software
1 57 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.90%) VMware ESX
4 8 (0.72%) vSphere
5 6 (0.54%) XenApp
6 4 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.36%) SRDF
6 4 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.27%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.18%) Squid
8 2 (0.18%) Cronacle
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.18%) XenServer
9 1 (0.090%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.090%) vCloud
9 1 (0.090%) Snort
9 1 (0.090%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (1.44%) Puppet
2 7 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (0.54%) SCCM
4 5 (0.45%) BladeLogic
5 4 (0.36%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (0.36%) DameWare
6 3 (0.27%) Netcool
6 3 (0.27%) OpenView
6 3 (0.27%) SCOM
6 3 (0.27%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.27%) Cacti
6 3 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (0.27%) Ansible
6 3 (0.27%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 113 (10.16%) Oracle
2 110 (9.89%) Cisco
3 83 (7.46%) SAP
4 82 (7.37%) Microsoft
5 45 (4.05%) VMware
6 38 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
7 30 (2.70%) Citrix
7 30 (2.70%) Ericsson
8 28 (2.52%) Juniper
9 27 (2.43%) Avaya
10 23 (2.07%) HP
11 21 (1.89%) CheckPoint
12 17 (1.53%) Red Hat
12 17 (1.53%) IBM
13 16 (1.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 14 (1.26%) EMC
15 12 (1.08%) Bloomberg
15 12 (1.08%) Huawei
16 11 (0.99%) Adobe
16 11 (0.99%) Cognos
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