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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 88 95 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -38
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 519 558 853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.14% 2.21% 3.26%
As % of the General category 4.76% 4.36% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 314 458
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 24
Average hourly rate £11.00 £25.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.86% +37.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-40.84% +14.51%
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
10904 12810 13565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.91% 50.83% 51.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7567 9051 9271
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 £640 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 173 230
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 -9 119 £425 +9.67% 77
Hounslow +3 6 £425 -5.55%
Hayes - 6 £210 - 5
Canary Wharf +20 5 £180 -52.63%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £375 - 2
Hammersmith -1 2 £550 +22.22% 1
Uxbridge -2 2 - - 2
Docklands, London +12 1 - - 1
Croydon +2 1 - - 2
Feltham 0 1 £240 +20.00%
Bromley - 1 £265 -
Paddington - 1 £400 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Welling - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 310 (30.13%) Finance
2 148 (14.38%) Project Management
3 128 (12.44%) Banking
4 124 (12.05%) Programme Management
5 123 (11.95%) Marketing
6 111 (10.79%) SQL
7 107 (10.40%) Oracle
7 107 (10.40%) Windows
8 106 (10.30%) Business Intelligence
9 103 (10.01%) Cisco
10 99 (9.62%) Microsoft
11 92 (8.94%) SAP
12 91 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
13 88 (8.55%) Retail
14 85 (8.26%) Manufacturing
15 80 (7.77%) ITIL
16 79 (7.68%) Java
16 79 (7.68%) Degree
17 76 (7.39%) Security Cleared
17 76 (7.39%) MS Excel
18 74 (7.19%) WAN
19 71 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
20 69 (6.71%) LAN
20 69 (6.71%) Web Services
20 69 (6.71%) Migration
21 68 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
22 66 (6.41%) Linux
22 66 (6.41%) DTV
23 63 (6.12%) Electronics
23 63 (6.12%) SAP Oil and Gas

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 25 (2.43%) Lync
2 18 (1.75%) MS Exchange
3 16 (1.55%) SharePoint
4 15 (1.46%) WebLogic
5 13 (1.26%) WebSphere
5 13 (1.26%) IBM Notes
6 11 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (1.07%) IIS
7 9 (0.87%) CMS
8 8 (0.78%) Apache
8 8 (0.78%) WordPress
9 7 (0.68%) SAS
10 5 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.49%) nginx
10 5 (0.49%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.39%) Adobe CQ
12 3 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 76 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 51 (4.96%) MS Office
3 28 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 28 (2.72%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.65%) MS Project
5 12 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.58%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.58%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.29%) CINEMA 4D
7 3 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.097%) InDesign
9 1 (0.097%) SPSS
9 1 (0.097%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 63 (6.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.49%) SimCorp Dimension
3 5 (0.49%) SAP Business One
3 5 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.29%) SiteCatalyst
5 3 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.19%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.19%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.097%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.097%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.097%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.33%) SaaS
2 10 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.87%) PaaS
4 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.39%) Force.com
6 2 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.19%) IaaS
7 1 (0.097%) Office 365
7 1 (0.097%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 74 (7.19%) WAN
2 69 (6.71%) LAN
3 46 (4.47%) Firewall
3 46 (4.47%) TCP/IP
4 45 (4.37%) Internet
5 34 (3.30%) VPN
6 32 (3.11%) MPLS
6 32 (3.11%) Unified Communications
7 26 (2.53%) VoIP
8 25 (2.43%) HTTP
9 24 (2.33%) Network Security
9 24 (2.33%) SSL
10 23 (2.24%) DNS
10 23 (2.24%) Broadband
11 21 (2.04%) OSPF
12 19 (1.85%) Intranet
13 18 (1.75%) SDH
14 16 (1.55%) DHCP
14 16 (1.55%) BGP
14 16 (1.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (2.43%) Relational Database
4 23 (2.24%) Oracle Database
5 18 (1.75%) Big Data
6 17 (1.65%) MySQL
7 16 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (1.36%) RDBMS
8 14 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (0.87%) Data Mining
10 8 (0.78%) MS Access
10 8 (0.78%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
13 5 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 20 (1.94%) Selenium
2 14 (1.36%) JIRA
3 11 (1.07%) SoapUI
4 10 (0.97%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.78%) Maven
6 7 (0.68%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (0.58%) Subversion
8 5 (0.49%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.49%) WebDriver
8 5 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.39%) Ant
9 4 (0.39%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.39%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.29%) PhantomJS
10 3 (0.29%) Behat
10 3 (0.29%) Grunt
10 3 (0.29%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 310 (30.13%) Finance
2 128 (12.44%) Banking
3 123 (11.95%) Marketing
4 88 (8.55%) Retail
5 85 (8.26%) Manufacturing
6 63 (6.12%) Electronics
7 28 (2.72%) Billing
8 27 (2.62%) Investment Banking
9 25 (2.43%) Games
10 22 (2.14%) German Language
11 13 (1.26%) Back Office
11 13 (1.26%) Legal
12 10 (0.97%) Law
13 9 (0.87%) Advertising
14 7 (0.68%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.68%) Publishing
15 6 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.58%) French Language
16 5 (0.49%) Local Government
17 4 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 127 (12.34%) Analyst
2 120 (11.66%) Developer
3 119 (11.56%) Project Manager
4 98 (9.52%) Architect
5 75 (7.29%) Consultant
6 69 (6.71%) Business Analyst
7 47 (4.57%) Programme Manager
8 34 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
8 34 (3.30%) Designer
9 27 (2.62%) Support Engineer
10 26 (2.53%) Telecoms Project Manager
11 23 (2.24%) Java Developer
11 23 (2.24%) Network Engineer
12 22 (2.14%) Senior Developer
13 17 (1.65%) Business Manager
14 16 (1.55%) DevOps Engineer
15 14 (1.36%) Telecoms Business Analyst
16 13 (1.26%) Administrator
17 12 (1.17%) Technical Architect
17 12 (1.17%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (6.71%) Web Services
2 41 (3.98%) HTML
3 37 (3.60%) .NET
3 37 (3.60%) XML
4 33 (3.21%) SOAP
5 32 (3.11%) REST
6 27 (2.62%) CSS
7 19 (1.85%) JSON
8 18 (1.75%) HTML5
9 16 (1.55%) ASP.NET
9 16 (1.55%) Middleware
10 15 (1.46%) jQuery
11 13 (1.26%) XSLT
12 12 (1.17%) JMS
13 11 (1.07%) Java EE
14 10 (0.97%) SAML
14 10 (0.97%) CSS3
15 9 (0.87%) Ajax
15 9 (0.87%) RESTful
15 9 (0.87%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 66 (6.41%) DTV
2 33 (3.21%) Computer Science
3 27 (2.62%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.43%) Data Integration
5 24 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 21 (2.04%) NHS
6 21 (2.04%) Open Source
7 19 (1.85%) Blackberry
8 15 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
8 15 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (1.46%) Mobile Payment
9 14 (1.36%) Digital Media
9 14 (1.36%) PMI
10 12 (1.17%) Online Games
10 12 (1.17%) IPTV
11 10 (0.97%) GIS
12 9 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
12 9 (0.87%) Visualisation
12 9 (0.87%) FMCG
12 9 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 107 (10.40%) Windows
2 66 (6.41%) Linux
3 44 (4.28%) UNIX
4 27 (2.62%) Windows 7
5 24 (2.33%) Android
6 23 (2.24%) Windows XP
6 23 (2.24%) Apple iOS
7 22 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.07%) Windows Vista
10 9 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.68%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.58%) Solaris
12 6 (0.58%) SUSE
12 6 (0.58%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.39%) AIX
15 2 (0.19%) HPUX
15 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (14.38%) Project Management
2 124 (12.05%) Programme Management
3 106 (10.30%) Business Intelligence
4 91 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (7.77%) ITIL
6 71 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
7 69 (6.71%) Migration
8 68 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 61 (5.93%) Scrum
10 60 (5.83%) PRINCE2
11 56 (5.44%) CRM
12 49 (4.76%) E-Commerce
13 46 (4.47%) Service Delivery
14 39 (3.79%) TDD
14 39 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
15 33 (3.21%) Data Modelling
16 31 (3.01%) Analytics
17 30 (2.92%) Configuration Management
18 29 (2.82%) SOA
18 29 (2.82%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (10.79%) SQL
2 79 (7.68%) Java
3 45 (4.37%) JavaScript
4 34 (3.30%) C#
5 27 (2.62%) Python
6 24 (2.33%) PHP
7 19 (1.85%) C++
8 18 (1.75%) C
9 17 (1.65%) Ruby
10 12 (1.17%) Perl
11 10 (0.97%) T-SQL
12 8 (0.78%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.68%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.58%) Apex Code
15 5 (0.49%) Scala
15 5 (0.49%) VBA
16 4 (0.39%) Delphi
16 4 (0.39%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.39%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 79 (7.68%) Degree
2 76 (7.39%) Security Cleared
3 46 (4.47%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (3.69%) SC Cleared
5 25 (2.43%) CCNP
6 22 (2.14%) PMI Certification
7 19 (1.85%) CCNA
8 17 (1.65%) ISEB
9 14 (1.36%) CCIE
10 13 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 13 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (1.17%) PMP
12 9 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.68%) MCSE
15 5 (0.49%) JNCIP
15 5 (0.49%) CCDP
15 5 (0.49%) Avaya Certification
15 5 (0.49%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.30%) SLA
2 33 (3.21%) QA
3 8 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.097%) GPG13
7 1 (0.097%) WCAG
7 1 (0.097%) HL7
7 1 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.97%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.58%) XenApp
4 6 (0.58%) vSphere
5 5 (0.49%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.39%) SRDF
6 4 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.29%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.19%) XenServer
8 2 (0.19%) Cronacle
8 2 (0.19%) Squid
8 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.097%) KVM
9 1 (0.097%) vCloud
9 1 (0.097%) Varnish
9 1 (0.097%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (1.75%) Puppet
2 10 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (0.58%) SCCM
5 5 (0.49%) BladeLogic
6 4 (0.39%) CiscoWorks
6 4 (0.39%) DameWare
6 4 (0.39%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.39%) WSUS
6 4 (0.39%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.39%) Ansible
7 3 (0.29%) SCOM
7 3 (0.29%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.29%) Cacti
7 3 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.29%) OpenView
8 2 (0.19%) Netcool
8 2 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 107 (10.40%) Oracle
2 103 (10.01%) Cisco
3 99 (9.62%) Microsoft
4 92 (8.94%) SAP
5 48 (4.66%) VMware
6 33 (3.21%) Juniper
6 33 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
7 26 (2.53%) Citrix
7 26 (2.53%) Avaya
8 23 (2.24%) HP
9 20 (1.94%) CheckPoint
10 15 (1.46%) Red Hat
11 13 (1.26%) Lotus
12 12 (1.17%) IBM
13 11 (1.07%) hybris
13 11 (1.07%) Bloomberg
13 11 (1.07%) EMC
14 10 (0.97%) Dell
15 9 (0.87%) Symantec
15 9 (0.87%) Nortel
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £500 - £550 p/day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £39.32 - £47.34 per hour + Flexibility in Hours
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day £500-£600 day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day excellent rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
People Source
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £475 - £575 per day + Flexibility
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago