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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
England / London
Rank 129 88 84
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 388 552 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.00% 2.69% 2.53%
As % of the General category 4.62% 5.86% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 328 361
Median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £209 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £604 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 5
Median hourly rate £33.28 £42.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.69% +93.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.59 £15.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £50.00 £34.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £18.50 £22.67
% change year-on-year
-38.75% -18.39%

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
8401 9418 9471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.39% 45.88% 45.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6001 6534 6908
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 98 96
Median hourly rate £33.00 £31.33 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +64.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.70 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £64.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.69% +32.00%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -15 54 £475 +5.55% 28
Hammersmith +5 7 £475 +50.19% 1
Greenwich +3 3 - -
Uxbridge -2 3 - -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Chiswick - 2 £350 -
Croydon -15 1 £225 -50.68% 3
Hillingdon - 1 £375 -
Paddington - 1 £300 -
Brentford - 1 £400 - 1
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 317 (38.71%) Finance
2 204 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
3 200 (24.42%) Marketing
4 166 (20.27%) Programme Management
5 162 (19.78%) Business Intelligence
6 155 (18.93%) SAP
7 150 (18.32%) Manufacturing
8 148 (18.07%) Digital Marketing
9 147 (17.95%) Electronics
10 146 (17.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 112 (13.68%) Java
12 92 (11.23%) Banking
13 88 (10.74%) Project Management
14 80 (9.77%) Degree
15 76 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
16 71 (8.67%) JavaScript
16 71 (8.67%) Microsoft
17 70 (8.55%) Cisco
17 70 (8.55%) HTML
18 69 (8.42%) Linux
19 68 (8.30%) CSS
20 66 (8.06%) SQL
20 66 (8.06%) TDD
21 65 (7.94%) Python
21 65 (7.94%) Security Cleared
22 63 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
23 62 (7.57%) DevOps
24 59 (7.20%) Data Centre
25 56 (6.84%) SC Cleared
26 55 (6.72%) Amazon AWS

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 21 (2.56%) Apache
2 17 (2.08%) Apache Spark
2 17 (2.08%) Oracle Service Bus
3 16 (1.95%) Mule
3 16 (1.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (1.95%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.34%) SAS
4 11 (1.34%) Skype for Business
5 10 (1.22%) IIS
6 9 (1.10%) CMS
6 9 (1.10%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.73%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.61%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.49%) ArcGIS
10 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.49%) nginx
10 4 (0.49%) Smallworld
Applications
1 47 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 37 (4.52%) MS Office
3 21 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 20 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (2.08%) Photoshop
6 16 (1.95%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.98%) Fireworks
7 8 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.73%) MS Project
9 3 (0.37%) SPSS
10 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.12%) InVision
11 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 146 (17.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.49%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (0.24%) BigMachines
4 2 (0.24%) Eikon
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.12%) Bankmaster
5 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.12%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (0.12%) SAP FS
5 1 (0.12%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.12%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 55 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (3.17%) PaaS
3 22 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (2.56%) IaaS
5 16 (1.95%) SaaS
6 14 (1.71%) GitHub
7 7 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.85%) Office 365
8 5 (0.61%) Datadog
8 5 (0.61%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.49%) Heroku
10 3 (0.37%) Google Drive
10 3 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.12%) AdWords
11 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.12%) BlueKai
11 1 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 53 (6.47%) WAN
2 39 (4.76%) LAN
3 38 (4.64%) TCP/IP
4 36 (4.40%) Firewall
5 34 (4.15%) VoIP
6 26 (3.17%) Internet
6 26 (3.17%) MPLS
7 24 (2.93%) Network Security
8 22 (2.69%) VPN
9 20 (2.44%) BGP
9 20 (2.44%) HTTP
10 18 (2.20%) DNS
11 17 (2.08%) OSPF
12 14 (1.71%) DHCP
13 12 (1.47%) Broadband
14 11 (1.34%) SMTP
14 11 (1.34%) UMTS
14 11 (1.34%) VLAN
15 10 (1.22%) 3G
15 10 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.27%) MongoDB
2 32 (3.91%) Big Data
3 23 (2.81%) NoSQL
4 22 (2.69%) MySQL
5 20 (2.44%) Hadoop
6 19 (2.32%) SQL Server
7 14 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.59%) Relational Database
9 12 (1.47%) Apache Hive
10 11 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.22%) Data Mining
12 8 (0.98%) Couchbase
12 8 (0.98%) Redis
12 8 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (0.85%) QlikView
14 6 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.61%) GIS
15 5 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 42 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 26 (3.17%) Maven
3 23 (2.81%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.47%) Subversion
5 10 (1.22%) Selenium
6 9 (1.10%) JIRA
7 8 (0.98%) Dreamweaver
8 5 (0.61%) Bazaar
8 5 (0.61%) Jasmine
8 5 (0.61%) Mercurial
8 5 (0.61%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.49%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.49%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.37%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.37%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.37%) JUnit
10 3 (0.37%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (0.37%) Vagrant
General
1 317 (38.71%) Finance
2 200 (24.42%) Marketing
3 150 (18.32%) Manufacturing
4 147 (17.95%) Electronics
5 92 (11.23%) Banking
6 46 (5.62%) Retail
7 27 (3.30%) Investment Banking
8 24 (2.93%) Games
9 20 (2.44%) Advertising
10 16 (1.95%) Billing
11 8 (0.98%) French Language
11 8 (0.98%) Legal
12 7 (0.85%) Back Office
12 7 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.61%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.49%) Front Office
14 4 (0.49%) Law
14 4 (0.49%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.37%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 151 (18.44%) Developer
2 107 (13.06%) Analyst
3 74 (9.04%) Architect
4 64 (7.81%) Project Manager
5 51 (6.23%) Java Developer
6 44 (5.37%) Business Analyst
6 44 (5.37%) Consultant
7 36 (4.40%) Designer
8 27 (3.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 26 (3.17%) Senior Developer
10 20 (2.44%) Network Engineer
10 20 (2.44%) Telecoms Manager
11 19 (2.32%) Data Architect
11 19 (2.32%) Infrastructure Manager
11 19 (2.32%) Programme Manager
12 18 (2.20%) Administrator
13 14 (1.71%) Data Analyst
14 13 (1.59%) DevOps Engineer
14 13 (1.59%) IT Manager
15 12 (1.47%) Telecoms Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (8.55%) HTML
2 68 (8.30%) CSS
3 51 (6.23%) Web Services
4 44 (5.37%) AngularJS
5 39 (4.76%) JSON
6 38 (4.64%) XML
7 32 (3.91%) REST
7 32 (3.91%) SOAP
8 31 (3.79%) HTML5
9 27 (3.30%) Node.js
10 26 (3.17%) RESTful
11 23 (2.81%) XSLT
12 22 (2.69%) Middleware
12 22 (2.69%) Swagger
13 21 (2.56%) .NET
14 20 (2.44%) Apache Camel
14 20 (2.44%) WireMock
15 19 (2.32%) CSS3
15 19 (2.32%) Spring
16 17 (2.08%) React
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (7.20%) Data Centre
3 40 (4.88%) User Experience
4 37 (4.52%) Computer Science
5 16 (1.95%) Management Information System
5 16 (1.95%) Virtual Team
6 14 (1.71%) Mobile App
6 14 (1.71%) Statistics
7 12 (1.47%) Spread Betting
8 10 (1.22%) Mathematics
9 9 (1.10%) Interactive TV
10 8 (0.98%) Artificial Intelligence
10 8 (0.98%) Data Integration
10 8 (0.98%) Digital Media
10 8 (0.98%) Over-the-Top Content
11 7 (0.85%) Algorithms
11 7 (0.85%) IPTV
12 6 (0.73%) NHS
12 6 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
12 6 (0.73%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 69 (8.42%) Linux
2 50 (6.11%) Windows
3 39 (4.76%) Unix
4 18 (2.20%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.22%) Ubuntu
9 9 (1.10%) CentOS
9 9 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.98%) Debian
10 8 (0.98%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.73%) Android
12 5 (0.61%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.49%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.37%) Solaris
14 3 (0.37%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.12%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.12%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (20.27%) Programme Management
3 162 (19.78%) Business Intelligence
4 148 (18.07%) Digital Marketing
5 88 (10.74%) Project Management
6 76 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 66 (8.06%) TDD
8 62 (7.57%) DevOps
9 55 (6.72%) ITIL
10 50 (6.11%) Scrum
11 49 (5.98%) E-Commerce
12 42 (5.13%) Analytics
13 39 (4.76%) Migration
14 35 (4.27%) PRINCE2
15 34 (4.15%) Front End Development
16 30 (3.66%) CRM
16 30 (3.66%) Microservices
17 26 (3.17%) Data Analysis
17 26 (3.17%) Service Delivery
17 26 (3.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 112 (13.68%) Java
2 71 (8.67%) JavaScript
3 66 (8.06%) SQL
4 65 (7.94%) Python
5 20 (2.44%) XPath
6 17 (2.08%) Bash Shell
6 17 (2.08%) Ruby
6 17 (2.08%) Shell Script
7 14 (1.71%) C#
8 13 (1.59%) Scala
9 11 (1.34%) C++
9 11 (1.34%) PHP
10 10 (1.22%) C
10 10 (1.22%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.10%) R
12 7 (0.85%) Go
13 6 (0.73%) Perl
14 5 (0.61%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.49%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 80 (9.77%) Degree
2 65 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 56 (6.84%) SC Cleared
4 30 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (2.56%) CCNP
6 19 (2.32%) CISSP
7 17 (2.08%) CCNA
8 12 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (1.34%) CCIE
9 11 (1.34%) ISSAP
9 11 (1.34%) PMI Certification
9 11 (1.34%) PMP
10 7 (0.85%) A+ Certification
11 6 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.61%) CISM
12 5 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.61%) ISEB
13 4 (0.49%) CCDA
13 4 (0.49%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.32%) SLA
2 18 (2.20%) QA
3 9 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.37%) COBIT
5 3 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.37%) ISO27002
5 3 (0.37%) MiFID
6 2 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.24%) Basel III
6 2 (0.24%) GDPR
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.12%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (2.93%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.69%) Docker
3 17 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.98%) KVM
5 6 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.73%) Postfix
6 4 (0.49%) XenApp
6 4 (0.49%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.37%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.24%) HDFS
8 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.24%) vSphere
8 2 (0.24%) XenServer
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.12%) Firmware
9 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.12%) vCloud
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (2.81%) Puppet
2 17 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.59%) Ansible
4 11 (1.34%) Kubernetes
5 7 (0.85%) Kibana
5 7 (0.85%) Terraform
6 6 (0.73%) logstash
6 6 (0.73%) Salt
6 6 (0.73%) SCCM
6 6 (0.73%) vRealize
7 5 (0.61%) PowerCLI
8 4 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.49%) QRadar
9 3 (0.37%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.37%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.37%) Nagios
10 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.24%) WhatsUp Gold
10 2 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 155 (18.93%) SAP
2 71 (8.67%) Microsoft
3 70 (8.55%) Cisco
4 52 (6.35%) Oracle
5 34 (4.15%) VMware
6 21 (2.56%) Juniper
7 20 (2.44%) SaltStack
8 19 (2.32%) WSO2
9 18 (2.20%) CheckPoint
10 14 (1.71%) Huawei
11 13 (1.59%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.47%) Google
12 12 (1.47%) IBM
12 12 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (1.34%) Citrix
14 9 (1.10%) Avaya
14 9 (1.10%) HP
14 9 (1.10%) Nortel
15 7 (0.85%) Adobe
15 7 (0.85%) Palo Alto
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