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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 86 69 76
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 496 619 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.37% 2.81% 2.63%
As % of the General category 5.17% 5.99% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 361 288
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £270 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 16
Average hourly rate £32.73 £24.00 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.37% -29.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.44 £14.05 £6.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £131.00 £38.60 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.19 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+29.79% -5.83%
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
9590 10329 10047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.88% 46.87% 50.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6847 7151 7192
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 £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 186 129
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.57% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £61.50 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.43 £24.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -10.18%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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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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 +7 133 £405 +8.00% 89
Hayes +1 4 £325 -27.77%
Romford -2 2 £600 +9.09%
Croydon -9 2 £488 -11.36% 1
South Croydon - 2 - - 1
Docklands, London +5 1 £700 +84.21%
Bromley - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £425 -
Brentford - - - - 6
Grays - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Mitcham - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - - 1
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 260 (25.24%) Finance
2 147 (14.27%) Microsoft
3 127 (12.33%) Cisco
4 126 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
5 123 (11.94%) SQL
5 123 (11.94%) Windows
6 114 (11.07%) Project Management
7 102 (9.90%) Banking
8 96 (9.32%) Firewall
9 94 (9.13%) Degree
10 91 (8.83%) LAN
11 90 (8.74%) PRINCE2
12 89 (8.64%) VMware
12 89 (8.64%) Marketing
13 88 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 88 (8.54%) WAN
14 87 (8.45%) Java
14 87 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
15 85 (8.25%) Manufacturing
16 81 (7.86%) Migration
16 81 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
17 79 (7.67%) MS Excel
18 73 (7.09%) Oracle
18 73 (7.09%) Active Directory
18 73 (7.09%) Security Cleared
19 72 (6.99%) ITIL
20 69 (6.70%) SQL Server
21 68 (6.60%) Programme Management
22 64 (6.21%) SAP
23 63 (6.12%) CRM

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 37 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.23%) IIS
3 20 (1.94%) Lync
4 17 (1.65%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.17%) SAS
5 12 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (0.97%) Node.js
8 8 (0.78%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.68%) CMS
10 6 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.58%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.49%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.49%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.39%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.39%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.29%) Adobe CQ
13 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 79 (7.67%) MS Excel
2 57 (5.53%) MS Office
3 34 (3.30%) MS Visio
4 31 (3.01%) MS Project
4 31 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.58%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.39%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.39%) SPSS
7 2 (0.19%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 49 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.29%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 3 (0.29%) BASE24
5 3 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.29%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 2 (0.19%) SAP FI-CA
6 2 (0.19%) SAP PSCD
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.19%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.097%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.097%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.097%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.097%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.097%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.097%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.097%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.23%) SaaS
2 8 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.68%) IaaS
4 6 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.49%) Office 365
6 2 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.19%) ElastiCache
6 2 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.19%) PaaS
7 1 (0.097%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.097%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.097%) Force.com
7 1 (0.097%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 96 (9.32%) Firewall
2 91 (8.83%) LAN
3 88 (8.54%) WAN
4 58 (5.63%) Internet
5 57 (5.53%) TCP/IP
6 49 (4.76%) VoIP
7 43 (4.17%) OSPF
8 42 (4.08%) BGP
9 39 (3.79%) Network Security
10 38 (3.69%) MPLS
11 36 (3.50%) VPN
12 33 (3.20%) Broadband
13 31 (3.01%) DNS
14 29 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
15 27 (2.62%) Wireless
16 26 (2.52%) Ethernet
17 25 (2.43%) SSL
18 24 (2.33%) SAN
18 24 (2.33%) HTTP
18 24 (2.33%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 36 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (3.01%) RDBMS
5 19 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (1.75%) Oracle Database
7 17 (1.65%) Big Data
7 17 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (1.36%) MS Access
8 14 (1.36%) Hadoop
8 14 (1.36%) MongoDB
9 12 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (1.07%) QlikView
10 11 (1.07%) MySQL
11 9 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.78%) Redis
13 7 (0.68%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.68%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 19 (1.84%) Jenkins
2 15 (1.46%) JIRA
3 13 (1.26%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.07%) Maven
5 10 (0.97%) Subversion
6 9 (0.87%) Selenium
7 7 (0.68%) JUnit
8 5 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.49%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.49%) Robolectric
9 4 (0.39%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (0.39%) Ant
9 4 (0.39%) JMeter
10 3 (0.29%) Serena SBM
10 3 (0.29%) MSI
10 3 (0.29%) SilkTest
10 3 (0.29%) JDeveloper
10 3 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (0.29%) Mockito
General
1 260 (25.24%) Finance
2 102 (9.90%) Banking
3 89 (8.64%) Marketing
4 85 (8.25%) Manufacturing
5 61 (5.92%) Retail
6 55 (5.34%) Electronics
7 48 (4.66%) Billing
8 31 (3.01%) Legal
9 26 (2.52%) Law
10 20 (1.94%) French Language
11 15 (1.46%) Games
12 14 (1.36%) Investment Banking
13 13 (1.26%) Financial Institution
14 11 (1.07%) Local Government
15 9 (0.87%) Back Office
15 9 (0.87%) Advertising
16 6 (0.58%) Publishing
16 6 (0.58%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.29%) Korean Language
18 2 (0.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 179 (17.38%) Analyst
2 116 (11.26%) Architect
3 103 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 92 (8.93%) Developer
5 64 (6.21%) Consultant
6 63 (6.12%) Business Analyst
7 43 (4.17%) Network Engineer
8 28 (2.72%) Programme Manager
9 27 (2.62%) Security Architect
10 25 (2.43%) Solutions Architect
10 25 (2.43%) Designer
11 24 (2.33%) Programmer
12 20 (1.94%) Support Analyst
12 20 (1.94%) Senior Manager
12 20 (1.94%) Administrator
12 20 (1.94%) Field Engineer
13 19 (1.84%) Service Manager
13 19 (1.84%) Delivery Manager
14 18 (1.75%) Security Consultant
14 18 (1.75%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.79%) .NET
2 38 (3.69%) Web Services
3 35 (3.40%) HTML
4 23 (2.23%) CSS
5 20 (1.94%) XML
6 19 (1.84%) SOAP
7 17 (1.65%) RESTful
8 15 (1.46%) HTML5
9 14 (1.36%) REST
10 11 (1.07%) CSS3
11 9 (0.87%) AngularJS
12 8 (0.78%) jQuery
12 8 (0.78%) ASP.NET
13 7 (0.68%) J2EE
13 7 (0.68%) Spring
13 7 (0.68%) JSON
13 7 (0.68%) WCF
13 7 (0.68%) Backbone.js
14 6 (0.58%) Sass
15 5 (0.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 87 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (4.76%) DTV
3 43 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 30 (2.91%) User Experience
5 25 (2.43%) Mathematics
5 25 (2.43%) Management Information System
6 24 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
7 20 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 19 (1.84%) Open Source
9 17 (1.65%) Blackberry
10 16 (1.55%) Derivative
11 13 (1.26%) IVR
12 12 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
13 11 (1.07%) Freedom of Information Act
13 11 (1.07%) Freedom of Information
13 11 (1.07%) Clustering
14 10 (0.97%) NHS
14 10 (0.97%) Data Integration
15 9 (0.87%) Visualisation
15 9 (0.87%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 123 (11.94%) Windows
2 53 (5.15%) Linux
3 51 (4.95%) UNIX
4 43 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (3.69%) Windows 7
6 34 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (2.72%) Windows XP
8 22 (2.14%) Android
9 18 (1.75%) Apple iOS
10 13 (1.26%) Solaris
11 12 (1.17%) Windows Vista
11 12 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.78%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.78%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.68%) Mac OS X Server
13 7 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.49%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.19%) SUSE
16 2 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (11.07%) Project Management
3 90 (8.74%) PRINCE2
4 88 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 81 (7.86%) Migration
5 81 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
6 72 (6.99%) ITIL
7 68 (6.60%) Programme Management
8 63 (6.12%) CRM
9 56 (5.44%) Service Delivery
10 53 (5.15%) Digital Marketing
11 49 (4.76%) Scrum
12 44 (4.27%) Network Design
13 39 (3.79%) TDD
14 36 (3.50%) Data Modelling
14 36 (3.50%) Network Architecture
15 33 (3.20%) E-Commerce
15 33 (3.20%) Information Security
16 29 (2.82%) ERP
16 29 (2.82%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (11.94%) SQL
2 87 (8.45%) Java
3 40 (3.88%) C#
4 33 (3.20%) JavaScript
5 28 (2.72%) Python
6 19 (1.84%) C
7 17 (1.65%) C++
8 13 (1.26%) PL/SQL
8 13 (1.26%) Perl
9 12 (1.17%) PowerShell
10 11 (1.07%) PHP
10 11 (1.07%) T-SQL
11 10 (0.97%) Ruby
12 9 (0.87%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.58%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.49%) Scala
14 5 (0.49%) VBA
15 4 (0.39%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.39%) VB
15 4 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 94 (9.13%) Degree
2 73 (7.09%) Security Cleared
3 51 (4.95%) SC Cleared
4 45 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (3.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 32 (3.11%) CCNP
7 21 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (2.04%) CCNA
8 17 (1.65%) MCSE
8 17 (1.65%) PMI Certification
9 16 (1.55%) PMP
10 15 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (1.17%) CISSP
12 11 (1.07%) CCIE
13 9 (0.87%) CCDP
14 7 (0.68%) ISEB
14 7 (0.68%) CCIP
14 7 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.68%) MCTS
14 7 (0.68%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.98%) SLA
2 28 (2.72%) QA
3 19 (1.84%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.58%) GPG13
7 3 (0.29%) COBIT
8 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.097%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.097%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.097%) HL7
9 1 (0.097%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.097%) WCAG
System Software
1 73 (7.09%) Active Directory
2 58 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.26%) ProxySG
4 9 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.68%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.68%) Squid
6 6 (0.58%) XenApp
6 6 (0.58%) Snort
6 6 (0.58%) NFS
7 4 (0.39%) XenServer
7 4 (0.39%) Xen
7 4 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.39%) vSphere
8 3 (0.29%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.19%) HDFS
10 1 (0.097%) Postfix
10 1 (0.097%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.097%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.097%) NDS
Systems Management
1 18 (1.75%) SCCM
2 11 (1.07%) Puppet
2 11 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (0.68%) Ansible
4 6 (0.58%) Nagios
5 5 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.49%) SCOM
5 5 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
6 4 (0.39%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.29%) Cisco IPCC
7 3 (0.29%) Netcool
7 3 (0.29%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (0.29%) EdgeSight
7 3 (0.29%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.19%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 147 (14.27%) Microsoft
2 127 (12.33%) Cisco
3 89 (8.64%) VMware
4 73 (7.09%) Oracle
5 64 (6.21%) SAP
6 61 (5.92%) Citrix
7 52 (5.05%) CheckPoint
8 33 (3.20%) Juniper
8 33 (3.20%) HP
9 25 (2.43%) Red Hat
9 25 (2.43%) Blue Coat
10 19 (1.84%) Remedy
11 18 (1.75%) F5
12 17 (1.65%) IBM
13 16 (1.55%) Ericsson
14 14 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (1.26%) Google
16 11 (1.07%) Huawei
16 11 (1.07%) Tableau
16 11 (1.07%) BT
City of London
People Source
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Volt
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £475 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Volt
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Personnel IT
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Volt
Rate: £350.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £425 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £335 - £370 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £420 p/day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
People Source
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago