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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 76 106 88
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -18
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 619 488 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.64% 2.08% 2.35%
As % of the General category 5.61% 4.64% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 296 311
Average daily rate
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£400 £423 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% +12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 23
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -66.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £37.40 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.10 £23.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-38.69% -35.21%
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
11043 10527 12395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 47.04% 44.76% 51.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7939 7334 8690
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 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 141 188
Average hourly rate £22.36 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.19% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.71 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 +14 156 £425 +4.55% 55
Croydon -3 16 £525 -
Docklands, London +3 9 £275 -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 6 £300 -20.00%
Uxbridge +4 4 £223 - 1
Canary Wharf -9 4 £450 +157.14%
Hounslow -3 3 £375 -11.76% 3
Feltham -4 3 - -
Hammersmith -7 2 £363 -9.37%
Hayes +4 1 £525 -
Bromley -4 1 £425 +60.37%
Paddington -12 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £155 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 282 (23.80%) Finance
2 158 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (11.14%) Project Management
4 124 (10.46%) SQL
5 109 (9.20%) Banking
6 105 (8.86%) Java
7 102 (8.61%) Cisco
8 93 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
9 92 (7.76%) HTML
10 91 (7.68%) Business Intelligence
11 90 (7.59%) Retail
12 89 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
13 87 (7.34%) Microsoft
14 86 (7.26%) Degree
15 85 (7.17%) PRINCE2
16 81 (6.84%) Marketing
17 79 (6.67%) Migration
18 77 (6.50%) Windows
18 77 (6.50%) Linux
19 75 (6.33%) Billing
20 73 (6.16%) Manufacturing
21 71 (5.99%) Oracle
21 71 (5.99%) QA
22 69 (5.82%) LAN
22 69 (5.82%) MS Excel
22 69 (5.82%) CRM
23 67 (5.65%) JavaScript
24 63 (5.32%) WAN
25 62 (5.23%) Security Cleared
26 59 (4.98%) VoIP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 30 (2.53%) CMS
2 27 (2.28%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.35%) SAS
4 14 (1.18%) Confluence
5 13 (1.10%) WebLogic
5 13 (1.10%) Apache
6 12 (1.01%) Node.js
7 11 (0.93%) OpenStack
7 11 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 11 (0.93%) WebSphere
8 9 (0.76%) JBoss
8 9 (0.76%) MS Exchange
9 8 (0.68%) Alfresco
10 7 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
11 6 (0.51%) Lync
11 6 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.51%) WildFly
12 5 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.42%) nginx
Applications
1 69 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.87%) MS Office
3 26 (2.19%) MS Project
4 25 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (2.03%) MS Visio
6 13 (1.10%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.76%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.34%) SPSS
10 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 40 (3.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.42%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.25%) Maximo
4 3 (0.25%) Summit
4 3 (0.25%) Exstream
4 3 (0.25%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.17%) Radian6
5 2 (0.17%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (0.17%) SAP PSCD
5 2 (0.17%) Unica
6 1 (0.084%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.084%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.084%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.084%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.084%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.084%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.084%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.084%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.77%) SaaS
2 7 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.25%) Force.com
5 3 (0.25%) Office 365
5 3 (0.25%) GitHub
5 3 (0.25%) PaaS
6 2 (0.17%) IaaS
7 1 (0.084%) Yammer
7 1 (0.084%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.084%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 69 (5.82%) LAN
2 63 (5.32%) WAN
3 59 (4.98%) VoIP
4 53 (4.47%) Firewall
5 49 (4.14%) 3G
6 46 (3.88%) TCP/IP
7 45 (3.80%) Internet
8 39 (3.29%) 4G
9 36 (3.04%) Broadband
10 35 (2.95%) DNS
11 34 (2.87%) Ethernet
11 34 (2.87%) MPLS
12 33 (2.78%) 2G
13 32 (2.70%) OSPF
14 29 (2.45%) EIGRP
14 29 (2.45%) Wireless
15 27 (2.28%) DHCP
15 27 (2.28%) LTE
16 25 (2.11%) VPN
16 25 (2.11%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (3.04%) SQL Server
1 36 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (2.70%) MySQL
3 29 (2.45%) Relational Database
4 24 (2.03%) RDBMS
5 16 (1.35%) Oracle Database
5 16 (1.35%) Big Data
6 14 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (1.18%) NoSQL
7 12 (1.01%) MongoDB
8 10 (0.84%) MS Access
9 9 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.59%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (0.51%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.34%) QlikView
14 3 (0.25%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 45 (3.80%) JIRA
2 26 (2.19%) Git (software)
3 23 (1.94%) Jenkins
4 22 (1.86%) Selenium
5 18 (1.52%) JUnit
6 17 (1.43%) Maven
7 15 (1.27%) JMeter
7 15 (1.27%) SoapUI
8 12 (1.01%) Bugzilla
9 9 (0.76%) Gradle
10 8 (0.68%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.59%) Ant
12 6 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
12 6 (0.51%) Artifactory
12 6 (0.51%) SonarQube
13 5 (0.42%) Grunt
13 5 (0.42%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.42%) Mockito
13 5 (0.42%) HP UFT
14 4 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 282 (23.80%) Finance
2 109 (9.20%) Banking
3 90 (7.59%) Retail
4 81 (6.84%) Marketing
5 75 (6.33%) Billing
6 73 (6.16%) Manufacturing
7 43 (3.63%) Electronics
8 22 (1.86%) Legal
8 22 (1.86%) Games
9 19 (1.60%) Law
10 14 (1.18%) Publishing
11 10 (0.84%) Advertising
11 10 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.76%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.59%) Local Government
13 7 (0.59%) Automotive
14 6 (0.51%) Back Office
15 5 (0.42%) Front Office
15 5 (0.42%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 176 (14.85%) Analyst
2 142 (11.98%) Developer
3 133 (11.22%) Architect
4 126 (10.63%) Project Manager
5 63 (5.32%) Business Analyst
6 62 (5.23%) Consultant
7 55 (4.64%) Solutions Architect
8 46 (3.88%) Network Engineer
9 34 (2.87%) Senior Manager
10 25 (2.11%) Java Developer
11 23 (1.94%) Tester
11 23 (1.94%) Telecoms Project Manager
12 22 (1.86%) Test Analyst
13 20 (1.69%) Test Manager
14 19 (1.60%) Programme Manager
14 19 (1.60%) Enterprise Architect
14 19 (1.60%) Telecoms Engineer
15 18 (1.52%) Junior
15 18 (1.52%) Programmer
15 18 (1.52%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (7.76%) HTML
2 58 (4.89%) CSS
3 57 (4.81%) HTML5
4 37 (3.12%) jQuery
4 37 (3.12%) .NET
5 36 (3.04%) CSS3
6 34 (2.87%) XML
7 33 (2.78%) Web Services
8 31 (2.62%) AngularJS
9 23 (1.94%) SOAP
10 21 (1.77%) RESTful
11 17 (1.43%) JSON
12 14 (1.18%) REST
13 13 (1.10%) Sass
14 12 (1.01%) 802.1X
15 11 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (0.84%) Apache Camel
17 9 (0.76%) Middleware
18 8 (0.68%) J2EE
19 7 (0.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 93 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (4.73%) Data Centre
3 46 (3.88%) User Experience
4 45 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 39 (3.29%) DTV
6 28 (2.36%) NHS
7 26 (2.19%) Digital Media
8 23 (1.94%) IVR
9 21 (1.77%) Management Information System
10 20 (1.69%) Derivative
11 19 (1.60%) IPTV
11 19 (1.60%) Blackberry
11 19 (1.60%) Mobile App
12 18 (1.52%) Mathematics
12 18 (1.52%) Streaming Video
13 17 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
13 17 (1.43%) Over-the-Top Content
14 15 (1.27%) Handset
14 15 (1.27%) STB
15 14 (1.18%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 77 (6.50%) Windows
1 77 (6.50%) Linux
2 53 (4.47%) UNIX
3 28 (2.36%) Android
3 28 (2.36%) Windows 7
4 23 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 18 (1.52%) Windows XP
6 15 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.59%) CentOS
9 7 (0.59%) Windows 2000
9 7 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.42%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.42%) Solaris
10 5 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.42%) SUSE
11 3 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X Server
12 2 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (11.14%) Project Management
3 91 (7.68%) Business Intelligence
4 89 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 85 (7.17%) PRINCE2
6 79 (6.67%) Migration
7 69 (5.82%) CRM
8 56 (4.73%) ITIL
9 55 (4.64%) Programme Management
10 47 (3.97%) Scrum
11 46 (3.88%) Analytics
12 43 (3.63%) E-Commerce
12 43 (3.63%) Digital Marketing
13 39 (3.29%) Data Modelling
14 38 (3.21%) SDLC
15 34 (2.87%) Software Engineering
16 33 (2.78%) Change Management
17 31 (2.62%) Open Source
18 30 (2.53%) Service Management
18 30 (2.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 124 (10.46%) SQL
2 105 (8.86%) Java
3 67 (5.65%) JavaScript
4 35 (2.95%) C
5 33 (2.78%) Python
6 23 (1.94%) PHP
7 19 (1.60%) C#
8 17 (1.43%) C++
9 13 (1.10%) Ruby
10 10 (0.84%) R
10 10 (0.84%) Perl
11 8 (0.68%) PL/SQL
11 8 (0.68%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.68%) VBA
12 6 (0.51%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.42%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.34%) Apex Code
14 4 (0.34%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.25%) VB
15 3 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 86 (7.26%) Degree
2 62 (5.23%) Security Cleared
3 48 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (2.53%) CCNA
5 29 (2.45%) PMI Certification
6 25 (2.11%) CCNP
7 23 (1.94%) PMP
7 23 (1.94%) SC Cleared
8 18 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 15 (1.27%) ISTQB
10 14 (1.18%) ISEB
11 12 (1.01%) MCSE
12 11 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (0.84%) Postgraduate
13 10 (0.84%) CISSP
14 9 (0.76%) MBA
14 9 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 8 (0.68%) MCTS
15 8 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.99%) QA
2 28 (2.36%) SLA
3 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.42%) WAI
3 5 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.34%) COBIT
5 3 (0.25%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.17%) BS7799
6 2 (0.17%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.17%) COREP
6 2 (0.17%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.084%) MiFID
7 1 (0.084%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.084%) Basel III
7 1 (0.084%) Basel II
7 1 (0.084%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.084%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.084%) WCAG
7 1 (0.084%) EMIR
System Software
1 35 (2.95%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (0.42%) NDS
4 4 (0.34%) vSphere
5 3 (0.25%) GlusterFS
5 3 (0.25%) NFS
5 3 (0.25%) XenApp
5 3 (0.25%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.17%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.084%) Xen
7 1 (0.084%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.084%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.084%) Firmware
7 1 (0.084%) vCloud
7 1 (0.084%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.084%) Docker
7 1 (0.084%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 24 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (0.84%) Ansible
4 9 (0.76%) Rundeck
5 8 (0.68%) Cisco IPCC
5 8 (0.68%) Cisco UCCE
6 7 (0.59%) SCCM
6 7 (0.59%) NetCrunch
7 6 (0.51%) Puppet
7 6 (0.51%) Salt
8 5 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.42%) OPNET
9 4 (0.34%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.34%) Kibana
9 4 (0.34%) logstash
10 3 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.17%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.17%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.17%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 102 (8.61%) Cisco
2 87 (7.34%) Microsoft
3 71 (5.99%) Oracle
4 56 (4.73%) SAP
5 38 (3.21%) Juniper
6 37 (3.12%) Avaya
7 34 (2.87%) VMware
8 28 (2.36%) HP
8 28 (2.36%) Citrix
9 24 (2.03%) CheckPoint
10 19 (1.60%) IBM
10 19 (1.60%) Remedy
11 18 (1.52%) Adobe
12 14 (1.18%) Dell
12 14 (1.18%) Red Hat
12 14 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (1.10%) BT
13 13 (1.10%) Apple
14 11 (0.93%) Ericsson
14 11 (0.93%) Nortel
London
First Point
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £425 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
PwC
Rate: PwC is open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
PwC
Rate: PwC is open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Uxbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £35 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Orgtel
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £290 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 26 days ago