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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 122 97 88
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -9
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 436 529 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.03% 2.35% 2.38%
As % of the General category 4.73% 5.14% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 328 385
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £249 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 7
Median hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +97.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.66 £14.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.75 £50.00 £28.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -44.44%
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
9212 10299 10612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.90% 45.83% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6642 7207 7826
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 110 119
Median hourly rate £22.84 £24.62 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% +14.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.96 £13.59 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.10 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-15.12% +10.00%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -21 56 £475 +11.76% 21
Hammersmith +4 4 £425 +34.70%
Uxbridge -3 3 £475 +69.64% 3
Greenwich - 3 - - 8
Hayes 0 1 £475 +31.03%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Hillingdon - 1 £375 -
Paddington - 1 £300 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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.

1 333 (36.24%) Finance
2 216 (23.50%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (21.33%) Marketing
4 159 (17.30%) Programme Management
5 145 (15.78%) Business Intelligence
6 144 (15.67%) SAP
7 137 (14.91%) Manufacturing
8 136 (14.80%) Digital Marketing
9 135 (14.69%) Electronics
10 134 (14.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 122 (13.28%) Java
12 104 (11.32%) Banking
13 91 (9.90%) Project Management
14 89 (9.68%) Degree
15 84 (9.14%) Microsoft
16 83 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
17 82 (8.92%) Cisco
18 75 (8.16%) SQL
19 74 (8.05%) HTML
20 71 (7.73%) Linux
21 70 (7.62%) JavaScript
21 70 (7.62%) Security Cleared
21 70 (7.62%) Data Centre
22 69 (7.51%) CSS
23 68 (7.40%) TDD
24 65 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
25 64 (6.96%) ITIL
26 62 (6.75%) Windows
27 61 (6.64%) Oracle
28 60 (6.53%) Web Services

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 22 (2.39%) Apache
2 18 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 15 (1.63%) Apache Spark
3 15 (1.63%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.52%) Mule
4 14 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
5 13 (1.41%) IIS
5 13 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (1.09%) CMS
6 10 (1.09%) OpenStack
7 9 (0.98%) SAS
7 9 (0.98%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (0.87%) Skype for Business
8 8 (0.87%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.76%) ArcGIS
9 7 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.76%) Smallworld
10 6 (0.65%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 57 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 48 (5.22%) MS Office
3 22 (2.39%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (1.63%) Photoshop
6 10 (1.09%) Fireworks
7 8 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.76%) MS Project
9 4 (0.44%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.44%) SPSS
10 3 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 134 (14.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.87%) Faxination
3 8 (0.87%) Radian6
3 8 (0.87%) Social Studio
4 4 (0.44%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 3 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.33%) CSG Singleview
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.22%) Eikon
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.11%) Magento
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.11%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (0.11%) SAP FS
7 1 (0.11%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 52 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.61%) PaaS
4 22 (2.39%) IaaS
5 20 (2.18%) Office 365
6 15 (1.63%) SaaS
7 13 (1.41%) GitHub
8 10 (1.09%) Mimecast
9 9 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.54%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.54%) Heroku
11 4 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.33%) Datadog
12 3 (0.33%) Force.com
12 3 (0.33%) Google Drive
12 3 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.22%) BlueKai
13 2 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 56 (6.09%) WAN
2 43 (4.68%) LAN
3 37 (4.03%) Firewall
4 36 (3.92%) TCP/IP
5 31 (3.37%) VoIP
6 29 (3.16%) Network Security
7 28 (3.05%) Internet
8 25 (2.72%) MPLS
9 24 (2.61%) HTTP
10 23 (2.50%) VPN
11 22 (2.39%) DNS
12 19 (2.07%) BGP
12 19 (2.07%) Broadband
12 19 (2.07%) OSPF
13 14 (1.52%) 3G
13 14 (1.52%) UMTS
13 14 (1.52%) VLAN
14 13 (1.41%) LTE
14 13 (1.41%) SAN
15 12 (1.31%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.59%) MongoDB
2 32 (3.48%) Big Data
3 25 (2.72%) NoSQL
4 23 (2.50%) MySQL
5 22 (2.39%) Hadoop
6 18 (1.96%) SQL Server
7 17 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (1.74%) Relational Database
9 13 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (1.31%) Data Mining
11 11 (1.20%) Apache Hive
12 9 (0.98%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.87%) QlikView
13 8 (0.87%) Redis
13 8 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.65%) Couchbase
15 4 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
15 4 (0.44%) QGIS
15 4 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 46 (5.01%) Git (software)
2 26 (2.83%) Maven
3 23 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.41%) JIRA
4 13 (1.41%) Selenium
5 12 (1.31%) SoapUI
6 11 (1.20%) Subversion
7 10 (1.09%) Dreamweaver
8 8 (0.87%) Cucumber
8 8 (0.87%) JUnit
8 8 (0.87%) WebDriver
9 7 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.65%) Axure RP
10 6 (0.65%) Jasmine
10 6 (0.65%) SonarQube
11 5 (0.54%) JMeter
12 4 (0.44%) Ant
12 4 (0.44%) Gerrit
12 4 (0.44%) TestNG
12 4 (0.44%) Toad
General
1 333 (36.24%) Finance
2 196 (21.33%) Marketing
3 137 (14.91%) Manufacturing
4 135 (14.69%) Electronics
5 104 (11.32%) Banking
6 46 (5.01%) Retail
7 28 (3.05%) Investment Banking
8 26 (2.83%) Games
9 19 (2.07%) Billing
10 18 (1.96%) Advertising
11 13 (1.41%) Law
12 9 (0.98%) French Language
12 9 (0.98%) Legal
13 6 (0.65%) Back Office
13 6 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.54%) German Language
14 5 (0.54%) Local Government
15 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.44%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 168 (18.28%) Developer
2 124 (13.49%) Analyst
3 89 (9.68%) Architect
4 69 (7.51%) Project Manager
5 55 (5.98%) Java Developer
6 45 (4.90%) Consultant
7 44 (4.79%) Business Analyst
8 36 (3.92%) Designer
9 32 (3.48%) Senior Developer
10 24 (2.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 24 (2.61%) Telecoms Manager
11 22 (2.39%) Data Analyst
12 20 (2.18%) Network Engineer
13 19 (2.07%) Solutions Architect
14 18 (1.96%) Data Architect
14 18 (1.96%) Programme Manager
15 15 (1.63%) Administrator
15 15 (1.63%) Delivery Manager
15 15 (1.63%) Telecoms Specialist
16 14 (1.52%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (8.05%) HTML
2 69 (7.51%) CSS
3 60 (6.53%) Web Services
4 46 (5.01%) XML
5 44 (4.79%) REST
6 43 (4.68%) AngularJS
7 38 (4.13%) SOAP
8 34 (3.70%) HTML5
9 31 (3.37%) JSON
9 31 (3.37%) RESTful
10 25 (2.72%) Spring
11 20 (2.18%) .NET
11 20 (2.18%) CSS3
12 19 (2.07%) Node.js
12 19 (2.07%) React
13 17 (1.85%) Apache Camel
13 17 (1.85%) JMS
14 16 (1.74%) Middleware
15 15 (1.63%) XSLT
16 14 (1.52%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 70 (7.62%) Data Centre
2 65 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (4.79%) Computer Science
4 41 (4.46%) User Experience
5 22 (2.39%) Virtual Team
6 21 (2.29%) Mobile App
7 20 (2.18%) Management Information System
8 16 (1.74%) Digital Media
8 16 (1.74%) Statistics
9 15 (1.63%) Blackberry
10 14 (1.52%) Mathematics
11 13 (1.41%) IVR
12 11 (1.20%) Social Media
12 11 (1.20%) Spread Betting
13 10 (1.09%) CLARiiON
13 10 (1.09%) Clustering
13 10 (1.09%) Interactive TV
13 10 (1.09%) Over-the-Top Content
14 8 (0.87%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.87%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 71 (7.73%) Linux
2 62 (6.75%) Windows
3 44 (4.79%) Unix
4 26 (2.83%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.52%) Android
7 12 (1.31%) Windows 7
7 12 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.09%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.87%) CentOS
10 8 (0.87%) Debian
10 8 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
10 8 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.65%) Solaris
12 5 (0.54%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.11%) Mandriva Linux
13 1 (0.11%) SUSE
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (23.50%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (17.30%) Programme Management
3 145 (15.78%) Business Intelligence
4 136 (14.80%) Digital Marketing
5 91 (9.90%) Project Management
6 83 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 68 (7.40%) TDD
8 64 (6.96%) ITIL
9 57 (6.20%) E-Commerce
10 56 (6.09%) DevOps
11 55 (5.98%) Scrum
12 46 (5.01%) Migration
13 43 (4.68%) CRM
14 42 (4.57%) Analytics
15 41 (4.46%) PRINCE2
16 37 (4.03%) Front End Development
17 33 (3.59%) Data Analysis
17 33 (3.59%) Service Delivery
17 33 (3.59%) SOA
18 32 (3.48%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 122 (13.28%) Java
2 75 (8.16%) SQL
3 70 (7.62%) JavaScript
4 60 (6.53%) Python
5 18 (1.96%) Ruby
6 16 (1.74%) C
7 15 (1.63%) C#
7 15 (1.63%) Shell Script
8 14 (1.52%) C++
9 13 (1.41%) Bash Shell
9 13 (1.41%) XPath
10 11 (1.20%) Perl
10 11 (1.20%) Scala
11 9 (0.98%) PHP
11 9 (0.98%) PowerShell
11 9 (0.98%) R
12 7 (0.76%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.54%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.44%) Go
14 4 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 89 (9.68%) Degree
2 70 (7.62%) Security Cleared
3 55 (5.98%) SC Cleared
4 32 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (2.72%) CISSP
6 22 (2.39%) CCNP
7 18 (1.96%) CCNA
8 13 (1.41%) CCIE
9 12 (1.31%) ISSAP
9 12 (1.31%) PMI Certification
10 11 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.20%) PMP
11 9 (0.98%) DV Cleared
12 8 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (0.76%) A+ Certification
14 6 (0.65%) CISM
15 5 (0.54%) CCDA
15 5 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
15 5 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 4 (0.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.83%) QA
2 18 (1.96%) SLA
3 11 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.33%) COBIT
5 3 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.33%) ISO27002
5 3 (0.33%) MiFID
6 2 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.22%) Basel III
7 1 (0.11%) GCP
7 1 (0.11%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (3.59%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.63%) Docker
4 7 (0.76%) KVM
5 6 (0.65%) Postfix
6 5 (0.54%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.33%) vSphere
7 3 (0.33%) XenApp
8 2 (0.22%) HDFS
8 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.22%) vCloud
8 2 (0.22%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.11%) Firmware
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (2.18%) Puppet
2 13 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.87%) Ansible
3 8 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (0.87%) ServiceCenter
3 8 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (0.65%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.65%) vRealize
5 5 (0.54%) PowerCLI
6 4 (0.44%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.44%) Kibana
6 4 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (0.44%) QRadar
7 3 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.33%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.33%) logstash
7 3 (0.33%) Salt
7 3 (0.33%) SCCM
7 3 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 144 (15.67%) SAP
2 84 (9.14%) Microsoft
3 82 (8.92%) Cisco
4 61 (6.64%) Oracle
5 40 (4.35%) VMware
6 25 (2.72%) Juniper
7 24 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (2.39%) CheckPoint
9 21 (2.29%) HP
10 19 (2.07%) IBM
11 17 (1.85%) Citrix
12 16 (1.74%) EMC
12 16 (1.74%) SaltStack
12 16 (1.74%) WSO2
13 13 (1.41%) Huawei
14 12 (1.31%) Informatica
15 11 (1.20%) Google
15 11 (1.20%) NetApp
15 11 (1.20%) Red Hat
16 10 (1.09%) BT
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