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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 80 74 77
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 547 654 528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.45% 2.71% 2.44%
As % of the General category 5.39% 5.89% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 411 271
Average daily rate
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£423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 18
Average hourly rate £46.25 £19.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.42% -55.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £34.38 £47.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -36.36%
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
10140 11100 11047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.44% 45.93% 51.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7136 7802 7858
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 187 125
Average hourly rate £19.86 £22.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.73% -3.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +11 145 £425 +24.08% 79
Hammersmith 0 9 £450 +40.62% 1
Croydon -8 5 £475 -7.31%
Hayes 0 4 £325 -27.77% 1
Feltham - 2 - -
Uxbridge -1 1 - - 1
Hounslow -4 1 - -
Ruislip - 1 £190 -
Ealing - 1 £110 -
Mayfair - 1 £425 -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Morden - - - -
Romford - - - - 3
Brentford - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 272 (25.33%) Finance
2 131 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (11.82%) Microsoft
4 121 (11.27%) SQL
5 119 (11.08%) Project Management
6 112 (10.43%) Windows
7 110 (10.24%) Cisco
8 107 (9.96%) Banking
9 95 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
10 93 (8.66%) Marketing
10 93 (8.66%) PRINCE2
11 91 (8.47%) Java
12 90 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 89 (8.29%) Degree
14 88 (8.19%) MS Excel
15 87 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
15 87 (8.10%) Manufacturing
16 81 (7.54%) Migration
17 76 (7.08%) Firewall
18 75 (6.98%) Retail
19 74 (6.89%) CRM
20 72 (6.70%) Security Cleared
21 70 (6.52%) Oracle
21 70 (6.52%) SQL Server
22 69 (6.42%) LAN
23 68 (6.33%) VMware
24 65 (6.05%) TCP/IP
25 63 (5.87%) SAP
26 62 (5.77%) Programme Management
26 62 (5.77%) Billing

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 32 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.86%) IIS
3 18 (1.68%) SAS
4 15 (1.40%) Lync
5 14 (1.30%) CMS
6 13 (1.21%) MS Exchange
7 12 (1.12%) Node.js
7 12 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (1.02%) WebLogic
9 9 (0.84%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.65%) JBoss
10 7 (0.65%) Apache
10 7 (0.65%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
12 5 (0.47%) MQSeries
12 5 (0.47%) Confluence
12 5 (0.47%) Adobe CQ
12 5 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 88 (8.19%) MS Excel
2 48 (4.47%) MS Office
3 35 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (2.70%) MS Project
5 27 (2.51%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.65%) SPSS
6 7 (0.65%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.093%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 47 (4.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.47%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.28%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.28%) BASE24
4 3 (0.28%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.28%) SAP PSCD
4 3 (0.28%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (0.19%) Radian6
5 2 (0.19%) Unica
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.093%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.093%) Primavera
6 1 (0.093%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.093%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.093%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.86%) SaaS
2 12 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.28%) Office 365
5 2 (0.19%) IaaS
5 2 (0.19%) PaaS
5 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.19%) Force.com
6 1 (0.093%) Taleo
6 1 (0.093%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.093%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.093%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.093%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.093%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.093%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.093%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.093%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.093%) Heroku
6 1 (0.093%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 76 (7.08%) Firewall
2 69 (6.42%) LAN
3 65 (6.05%) TCP/IP
4 61 (5.68%) WAN
5 54 (5.03%) VoIP
6 42 (3.91%) Internet
7 39 (3.63%) OSPF
8 34 (3.17%) DNS
9 33 (3.07%) Broadband
10 31 (2.89%) VPN
11 28 (2.61%) BGP
11 28 (2.61%) 3G
11 28 (2.61%) Ethernet
11 28 (2.61%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (2.51%) Network Security
13 25 (2.33%) MPLS
13 25 (2.33%) GSM
14 24 (2.23%) 4G
15 23 (2.14%) SSL
16 22 (2.05%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 41 (3.82%) Relational Database
3 36 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (3.17%) RDBMS
5 24 (2.23%) Big Data
6 20 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (1.58%) MS Access
9 16 (1.49%) MongoDB
10 14 (1.30%) Oracle Database
11 13 (1.21%) Hadoop
12 12 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (1.02%) MySQL
13 11 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
14 9 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (0.84%) QlikView
15 8 (0.74%) Redis
15 8 (0.74%) Apache Hive
15 8 (0.74%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 26 (2.42%) JIRA
2 16 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 15 (1.40%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.21%) Selenium
5 12 (1.12%) JUnit
6 9 (0.84%) Subversion
7 8 (0.74%) Maven
7 8 (0.74%) Ant
8 7 (0.65%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.56%) Mockito
9 6 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.37%) Bugzilla
11 3 (0.28%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.28%) JMeter
11 3 (0.28%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.28%) Gradle
11 3 (0.28%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.19%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.19%) Grunt
General
1 272 (25.33%) Finance
2 107 (9.96%) Banking
3 93 (8.66%) Marketing
4 87 (8.10%) Manufacturing
5 75 (6.98%) Retail
6 62 (5.77%) Billing
7 53 (4.93%) Electronics
8 28 (2.61%) Legal
9 27 (2.51%) Law
10 20 (1.86%) French Language
11 16 (1.49%) Games
11 16 (1.49%) Publishing
12 12 (1.12%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.93%) Advertising
14 8 (0.74%) Local Government
14 8 (0.74%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.47%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.47%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.37%) Back Office
17 3 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 180 (16.76%) Analyst
2 119 (11.08%) Architect
3 111 (10.34%) Project Manager
4 90 (8.38%) Developer
5 70 (6.52%) Business Analyst
6 65 (6.05%) Consultant
7 51 (4.75%) Network Engineer
8 33 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
9 29 (2.70%) Programmer
9 29 (2.70%) Programme Manager
10 22 (2.05%) Designer
10 22 (2.05%) Senior Manager
11 20 (1.86%) Analyst Programmer
12 19 (1.77%) Java Analyst Programmer
12 19 (1.77%) Delivery Manager
12 19 (1.77%) Java Programmer
13 18 (1.68%) Data Analyst
13 18 (1.68%) Field Engineer
13 18 (1.68%) Junior
14 17 (1.58%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (5.40%) HTML
2 36 (3.35%) .NET
3 31 (2.89%) CSS
4 28 (2.61%) Web Services
4 28 (2.61%) HTML5
5 24 (2.23%) XML
6 17 (1.58%) CSS3
7 16 (1.49%) jQuery
8 15 (1.40%) AngularJS
9 14 (1.30%) SOAP
10 12 (1.12%) RESTful
11 9 (0.84%) JSON
12 8 (0.74%) REST
12 8 (0.74%) Apache Camel
12 8 (0.74%) WCF
12 8 (0.74%) ASP.NET
12 8 (0.74%) Middleware
13 6 (0.56%) Backbone.js
13 6 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (0.47%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 95 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (4.38%) DTV
3 44 (4.10%) Computer Science
4 30 (2.79%) Mathematics
5 27 (2.51%) User Experience
6 21 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 21 (1.96%) IVR
6 21 (1.96%) Derivative
7 20 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 17 (1.58%) Open Source
9 14 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
9 14 (1.30%) Blackberry
10 13 (1.21%) NHS
11 12 (1.12%) Digital Media
12 11 (1.02%) Visualisation
13 10 (0.93%) Over-the-Top Content
13 10 (0.93%) Statistics
14 9 (0.84%) Streaming Video
14 9 (0.84%) Handset
14 9 (0.84%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 112 (10.43%) Windows
2 53 (4.93%) Linux
3 46 (4.28%) UNIX
4 37 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (2.89%) Windows XP
7 29 (2.70%) Windows 7
8 23 (2.14%) Android
9 22 (2.05%) Apple iOS
10 16 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (1.21%) Solaris
12 12 (1.12%) Windows Vista
13 8 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.74%) Windows 2000
13 8 (0.74%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.65%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.37%) SUSE
16 3 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X Server
17 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (11.08%) Project Management
3 93 (8.66%) PRINCE2
4 90 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 87 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
6 81 (7.54%) Migration
7 74 (6.89%) CRM
8 62 (5.77%) Programme Management
9 60 (5.59%) ITIL
10 48 (4.47%) Digital Marketing
11 47 (4.38%) Data Modelling
11 47 (4.38%) Service Delivery
11 47 (4.38%) Analytics
12 37 (3.45%) Scrum
13 36 (3.35%) E-Commerce
14 29 (2.70%) Network Design
14 29 (2.70%) ERP
15 28 (2.61%) TDD
16 27 (2.51%) Line Management
17 26 (2.42%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (11.27%) SQL
2 91 (8.47%) Java
3 40 (3.72%) JavaScript
4 34 (3.17%) C#
5 32 (2.98%) Python
6 18 (1.68%) C
7 12 (1.12%) C++
8 11 (1.02%) Shell Script
8 11 (1.02%) Perl
8 11 (1.02%) PL/SQL
9 9 (0.84%) T-SQL
9 9 (0.84%) PowerShell
10 8 (0.74%) Ruby
11 7 (0.65%) PHP
12 6 (0.56%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.47%) VBA
13 5 (0.47%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.37%) R
14 4 (0.37%) Scala
14 4 (0.37%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 89 (8.29%) Degree
2 72 (6.70%) Security Cleared
3 45 (4.19%) SC Cleared
4 43 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 28 (2.61%) CCNP
7 21 (1.96%) CCNA
8 20 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (1.58%) MCSE
10 16 (1.49%) PMP
10 16 (1.49%) PMI Certification
11 11 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (0.93%) CISSP
12 10 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.84%) ISEB
13 9 (0.84%) CCIE
13 9 (0.84%) ISTQB
14 8 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (0.74%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.74%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.56%) QA
2 36 (3.35%) SLA
3 11 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.37%) GPG13
5 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.19%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.19%) COREP
7 2 (0.19%) COBIT
7 2 (0.19%) WAI
8 1 (0.093%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.093%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.093%) Basel II
8 1 (0.093%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.093%) WCAG
8 1 (0.093%) MiFID
8 1 (0.093%) HL7
8 1 (0.093%) PMBOK
System Software
1 54 (5.03%) Active Directory
2 43 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.21%) ProxySG
4 9 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.56%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.47%) NFS
6 5 (0.47%) vSphere
7 4 (0.37%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.37%) Snort
7 4 (0.37%) Squid
8 3 (0.28%) Xen
9 2 (0.19%) HDFS
9 2 (0.19%) XenApp
9 2 (0.19%) NDS
10 1 (0.093%) Firmware
10 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.093%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.093%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.093%) Docker
10 1 (0.093%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 15 (1.40%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (1.02%) SCCM
2 11 (1.02%) Puppet
3 10 (0.93%) Ansible
3 10 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.93%) Cisco UCCE
4 8 (0.74%) Cisco IPCC
5 5 (0.47%) Nagios
5 5 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.37%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (0.28%) OpenView
7 3 (0.28%) Netcool
7 3 (0.28%) OPNET
7 3 (0.28%) SCOM
7 3 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.28%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.19%) NetCrunch
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.19%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 127 (11.82%) Microsoft
2 110 (10.24%) Cisco
3 70 (6.52%) Oracle
4 68 (6.33%) VMware
5 63 (5.87%) SAP
6 47 (4.38%) Citrix
7 41 (3.82%) CheckPoint
8 36 (3.35%) HP
9 35 (3.26%) Juniper
10 29 (2.70%) Red Hat
11 26 (2.42%) Blue Coat
12 21 (1.96%) F5
13 20 (1.86%) Remedy
13 20 (1.86%) IBM
14 14 (1.30%) Ericsson
15 13 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (1.21%) BT
15 13 (1.21%) Huawei
16 11 (1.02%) Adobe
16 11 (1.02%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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Rate: £400 - £495 per day
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City of London
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + expenses
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The People Network
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The People Network
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + possible home working 2-3 days per week
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People Source Consulting
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Oho Group Ltd.
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The People Network
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £340 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Gold Group
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Colston Consulting
Rate: £550 - 650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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The People Network
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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City of London
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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