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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 70 77 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -35
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 646 524 1003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.67% 2.43% 3.58%
As % of the General category 5.81% 4.73% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 269 564
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £235 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 34
Average hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.41% +46.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.63 £55.04 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-38.59% -8.06%
General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11112 11076 14904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.93% 51.27% 53.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7820 7859 10105
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 122 241
Average hourly rate £21.88 £22.50 £21.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 160 £343 -18.45% 70
Croydon - 9 £513 - 1
Romford - 5 £550 - 2
Uxbridge 0 4 £400 +11.11% 1
Canary Wharf +21 3 - -
Hounslow +2 3 £475 +102.12%
Westminster - 3 - -
Hammersmith -1 2 £350 +7.69%
Kingston Upon Thames -7 2 £350 +1.44% 1
Hayes - 2 £450 - 1
Docklands, London -5 1 - - 3
Chiswick -11 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £450 -
Clapham - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - - 1
Harrow - - - - 1
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 342 (27.08%) Finance
2 153 (12.11%) Project Management
3 149 (11.80%) Banking
4 136 (10.77%) Oracle
5 132 (10.45%) SQL
6 112 (8.87%) Degree
7 108 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
8 102 (8.08%) Retail
9 99 (7.84%) Security Cleared
10 96 (7.60%) CRM
11 95 (7.52%) Cisco
12 94 (7.44%) Windows
13 93 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
14 90 (7.13%) Java
15 87 (6.89%) PRINCE2
16 84 (6.65%) ITIL
17 83 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
18 74 (5.86%) Programme Management
19 69 (5.46%) Marketing
20 68 (5.38%) Microsoft
21 66 (5.23%) HTML
22 65 (5.15%) MS Excel
22 65 (5.15%) WAN
23 64 (5.07%) E-Commerce
24 62 (4.91%) Migration
25 61 (4.83%) LAN
25 61 (4.83%) SDH
25 61 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
26 60 (4.75%) SQL Server
27 58 (4.59%) SAP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (1.90%) SAS
2 20 (1.58%) Lync
3 19 (1.50%) MS Exchange
4 17 (1.35%) WebLogic
5 15 (1.19%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.03%) Apache
7 12 (0.95%) WebSphere
7 12 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (0.87%) Adobe CQ
9 7 (0.55%) IIS
10 5 (0.40%) CMS
10 5 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.24%) Node.js
12 3 (0.24%) LiveLink
12 3 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.24%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 65 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 50 (3.96%) MS Office
3 40 (3.17%) MS Project
4 30 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 29 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
6 22 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (0.95%) SPSS
8 8 (0.63%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.48%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.079%) InDesign
12 1 (0.079%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.079%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 25 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.79%) SAP CRM
3 7 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.55%) Oracle CRM
3 7 (0.55%) Cognos TM1
3 7 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.32%) Magento
5 4 (0.32%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle BRM
7 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.58%) SaaS
2 13 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.24%) Force.com
4 2 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.079%) IaaS
5 1 (0.079%) PaaS
5 1 (0.079%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.079%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 65 (5.15%) WAN
2 61 (4.83%) LAN
2 61 (4.83%) SDH
3 48 (3.80%) DWDM
4 40 (3.17%) VoIP
5 39 (3.09%) Internet
6 37 (2.93%) Unified Communications
7 33 (2.61%) TCP/IP
8 31 (2.45%) 3G
8 31 (2.45%) OSPF
9 29 (2.30%) MPLS
10 28 (2.22%) Network Security
11 27 (2.14%) Ethernet
12 26 (2.06%) Wireless
13 25 (1.98%) RNC
14 24 (1.90%) ATM
14 24 (1.90%) Firewall
15 23 (1.82%) GSM
16 22 (1.74%) PBX
16 22 (1.74%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (4.75%) SQL Server
2 52 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (2.14%) MySQL
4 19 (1.50%) Relational Database
5 18 (1.43%) Oracle Database
6 17 (1.35%) Big Data
7 11 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (0.87%) Hadoop
8 10 (0.79%) MongoDB
8 10 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
9 9 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (0.71%) OLAP
9 9 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (0.63%) Data Mining
11 7 (0.55%) Essbase
12 6 (0.48%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.48%) SAP BW
13 5 (0.40%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (1.90%) SoapUI
2 18 (1.43%) Selenium
3 9 (0.71%) JBehave
3 9 (0.71%) Subversion
3 9 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
4 8 (0.63%) Ant
4 8 (0.63%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.55%) WebDriver
5 7 (0.55%) JMeter
5 7 (0.55%) JIRA
6 6 (0.48%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (0.48%) Axure RP
7 5 (0.40%) Hudson
7 5 (0.40%) Maven
7 5 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.32%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.32%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.32%) CruiseControl
8 4 (0.32%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.32%) JDeveloper
General
1 342 (27.08%) Finance
2 149 (11.80%) Banking
3 102 (8.08%) Retail
4 69 (5.46%) Marketing
5 57 (4.51%) Billing
6 50 (3.96%) Manufacturing
7 38 (3.01%) German Language
8 23 (1.82%) Law
9 20 (1.58%) Investment Banking
9 20 (1.58%) Electronics
9 20 (1.58%) Legal
10 19 (1.50%) Back Office
11 16 (1.27%) French Language
12 15 (1.19%) Spanish Language
13 13 (1.03%) Automotive
14 10 (0.79%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.71%) Games
16 6 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.48%) Front Office
17 5 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 195 (15.44%) Analyst
2 137 (10.85%) Architect
3 121 (9.58%) Project Manager
4 110 (8.71%) Developer
5 91 (7.21%) Consultant
6 87 (6.89%) Business Analyst
7 57 (4.51%) Programme Manager
8 40 (3.17%) Field Engineer
8 40 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
9 39 (3.09%) Designer
10 37 (2.93%) Network Engineer
11 23 (1.82%) Test Manager
11 23 (1.82%) Delivery Manager
12 22 (1.74%) Telecoms Business Analyst
12 22 (1.74%) Senior Analyst
13 21 (1.66%) Administrator
13 21 (1.66%) Test Analyst
14 20 (1.58%) Telecoms Project Manager
15 19 (1.50%) SQL Developer
16 18 (1.43%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (5.23%) HTML
2 53 (4.20%) Web Services
3 41 (3.25%) CSS
4 40 (3.17%) .NET
5 35 (2.77%) XML
5 35 (2.77%) SOAP
6 28 (2.22%) HTML5
7 25 (1.98%) REST
8 18 (1.43%) Middleware
9 17 (1.35%) J2EE
10 14 (1.11%) WSDL
11 11 (0.87%) CSS3
12 10 (0.79%) jQuery
12 10 (0.79%) ASP.NET
13 8 (0.63%) Symfony
14 7 (0.55%) XSD
14 7 (0.55%) XSLT
15 6 (0.48%) JDBC
15 6 (0.48%) WebRTC
16 5 (0.40%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 38 (3.01%) Mobile App
2 24 (1.90%) PMI
3 21 (1.66%) Management Information System
4 20 (1.58%) DTV
5 19 (1.50%) Blackberry
6 18 (1.43%) Computer Science
6 18 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
6 18 (1.43%) NHS
7 17 (1.35%) Mobile Payment
7 17 (1.35%) Digital Media
8 15 (1.19%) N-Tier
9 14 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
10 12 (0.95%) Open Source
11 11 (0.87%) Replication
12 10 (0.79%) iPhone
12 10 (0.79%) IVR
12 10 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.71%) GIS
13 9 (0.71%) Handset
13 9 (0.71%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 94 (7.44%) Windows
2 51 (4.04%) Linux
3 48 (3.80%) UNIX
4 24 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (1.35%) Android
6 17 (1.35%) Windows 7
7 13 (1.03%) Windows XP
8 10 (0.79%) Solaris
8 10 (0.79%) SUSE
9 7 (0.55%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.40%) AIX
11 4 (0.32%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.32%) HPUX
12 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.16%) VMS
14 1 (0.079%) BlackBerry OS
14 1 (0.079%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (12.11%) Project Management
2 108 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (7.60%) CRM
4 93 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
5 87 (6.89%) PRINCE2
6 84 (6.65%) ITIL
7 83 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 74 (5.86%) Programme Management
9 64 (5.07%) E-Commerce
10 62 (4.91%) Migration
11 49 (3.88%) Scrum
12 48 (3.80%) Service Management
13 45 (3.56%) Service Delivery
14 43 (3.40%) ERP
15 42 (3.33%) Data Modelling
15 42 (3.33%) Analytics
16 39 (3.09%) Change Management
16 39 (3.09%) SOA
17 37 (2.93%) ETL
18 35 (2.77%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 132 (10.45%) SQL
2 90 (7.13%) Java
3 42 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 32 (2.53%) C
5 23 (1.82%) C#
6 20 (1.58%) PHP
7 16 (1.27%) VBA
7 16 (1.27%) Python
8 12 (0.95%) PL/SQL
8 12 (0.95%) Perl
9 10 (0.79%) Ruby
9 10 (0.79%) C++
10 8 (0.63%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.48%) VBScript
12 5 (0.40%) ABAP
12 5 (0.40%) Groovy
12 5 (0.40%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.32%) Scala
13 4 (0.32%) Delphi
13 4 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 112 (8.87%) Degree
2 99 (7.84%) Security Cleared
3 61 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (4.20%) SC Cleared
5 34 (2.69%) CCNA
6 29 (2.30%) PMI Certification
7 28 (2.22%) CCNP
8 26 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 24 (1.90%) ISEB
10 14 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (1.03%) CCIE
12 11 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.87%) MCSE
13 10 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (0.71%) PMP
14 9 (0.71%) JNCIA
15 8 (0.63%) APMP
16 7 (0.55%) CISSP
17 6 (0.48%) MCSA
17 6 (0.48%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.56%) SLA
2 37 (2.93%) QA
3 21 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.32%) HL7
5 4 (0.32%) COBIT
6 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.16%) ISO 9002
6 2 (0.16%) P3O
7 1 (0.079%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.079%) EMIR
7 1 (0.079%) GAAP
7 1 (0.079%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.079%) WCAG
7 1 (0.079%) BS25999
7 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 45 (3.56%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.19%) VMware ESX
4 13 (1.03%) vSphere
5 10 (0.79%) XenApp
6 8 (0.63%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.40%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.32%) SRDF
8 4 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.16%) XenServer
10 1 (0.079%) vCloud
10 1 (0.079%) KVM
10 1 (0.079%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.079%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.079%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.079%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 9 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (0.55%) BladeLogic
4 6 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (0.48%) Puppet
5 5 (0.40%) Netcool
5 5 (0.40%) OpenView
5 5 (0.40%) Cacti
6 4 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
6 4 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.16%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.16%) SCCM
8 2 (0.16%) SCOM
8 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.16%) MOM
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.079%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 136 (10.77%) Oracle
2 95 (7.52%) Cisco
3 68 (5.38%) Microsoft
4 58 (4.59%) SAP
5 48 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
6 38 (3.01%) VMware
7 34 (2.69%) Ericsson
8 31 (2.45%) Citrix
9 30 (2.38%) Nokia
10 28 (2.22%) Avaya
11 27 (2.14%) HP
12 26 (2.06%) Juniper
12 26 (2.06%) IBM
13 24 (1.90%) Red Hat
14 23 (1.82%) Adobe
15 21 (1.66%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 17 (1.35%) Huawei
17 16 (1.27%) CheckPoint
17 16 (1.27%) Nortel
17 16 (1.27%) EMC
City, London
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £370 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £375-£400 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
83Zero
Rate: From £45,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago