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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 128 122 107
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 453 457 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.98% 1.98% 1.99%
As % of the General category 4.70% 4.25% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 262 314
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £574 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 11
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +45.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £12.49 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -37.55%
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
9635 10746 10878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.08% 46.59% 44.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6909 7606 7705
Median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 132 143
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.13 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% +3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.69 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.70 £44.25 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +1 69 £450 +20.00% 45
Hammersmith +11 12 £425 -
Croydon -23 7 £410 -20.00%
Uxbridge -4 6 £388 +38.39% 4
Hayes +1 5 £475 -
Ilford - 5 - -
Feltham - 5 £418 - 1
Canary Wharf - 4 £263 -
Hounslow +3 2 - -
Westminster - 2 - -
Docklands, London +9 1 £575 +109.09%
Hillingdon - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 325 (32.70%) Finance
2 207 (20.82%) Agile Software Development
3 179 (18.01%) Marketing
4 148 (14.89%) Programme Management
5 137 (13.78%) Business Intelligence
6 136 (13.68%) SAP
7 131 (13.18%) Java
8 126 (12.68%) Manufacturing
9 124 (12.47%) Electronics
9 124 (12.47%) Digital Marketing
10 122 (12.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 112 (11.27%) Project Management
12 99 (9.96%) SQL
13 98 (9.86%) Linux
14 97 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
15 93 (9.36%) Cisco
16 91 (9.15%) Microsoft
17 87 (8.75%) Banking
18 85 (8.55%) Scrum
19 82 (8.25%) Degree
20 80 (8.05%) Windows
21 75 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
22 72 (7.24%) Oracle
23 71 (7.14%) E-Commerce
23 71 (7.14%) Data Centre
24 68 (6.84%) PRINCE2
25 67 (6.74%) HTML
26 66 (6.64%) MS Excel
27 65 (6.54%) ITIL
28 62 (6.24%) 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 24 (2.41%) Tomcat
2 22 (2.21%) Apache
3 19 (1.91%) MS Exchange
4 17 (1.71%) IIS
5 15 (1.51%) Confluence
6 13 (1.31%) CMS
7 12 (1.21%) OpenStack
7 12 (1.21%) WebLogic
8 11 (1.11%) ArcGIS
8 11 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (1.11%) JBoss
8 11 (1.11%) Mule
8 11 (1.11%) Smallworld
9 10 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
9 10 (1.01%) SharePoint
10 8 (0.80%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.70%) SAS
12 6 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 66 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 59 (5.94%) MS Office
3 15 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.80%) MS Project
6 7 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.70%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.60%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.40%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.30%) SPSS
10 1 (0.10%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 122 (12.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.80%) Faxination
2 8 (0.80%) Radian6
2 8 (0.80%) Social Studio
3 4 (0.40%) CSG Singleview
3 4 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 4 (0.40%) SAP CS
3 4 (0.40%) SAP FS
3 4 (0.40%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.30%) Eikon
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.30%) RMDS
5 2 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.10%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 41 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.01%) Office 365
4 13 (1.31%) SaaS
5 10 (1.01%) Mimecast
6 9 (0.91%) IaaS
7 7 (0.70%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.70%) PaaS
8 5 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.40%) GitHub
10 3 (0.30%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.30%) Heroku
11 2 (0.20%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.20%) Force.com
11 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.20%) Taleo
11 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.33%) WAN
2 45 (4.53%) LAN
3 39 (3.92%) Firewall
4 35 (3.52%) Internet
4 35 (3.52%) TCP/IP
5 33 (3.32%) Network Security
6 30 (3.02%) MPLS
7 25 (2.52%) 4G
8 24 (2.41%) BGP
8 24 (2.41%) VPN
9 23 (2.31%) DNS
10 22 (2.21%) HTTP
11 21 (2.11%) VoIP
12 20 (2.01%) LTE
13 18 (1.81%) 3G
13 18 (1.81%) OSPF
13 18 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (1.61%) SAN
15 14 (1.41%) Broadband
15 14 (1.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (2.82%) MySQL
1 28 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.41%) NoSQL
3 23 (2.31%) Big Data
4 22 (2.21%) MongoDB
5 21 (2.11%) Hadoop
6 20 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (1.61%) Relational Database
8 13 (1.31%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.11%) DB2
10 11 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.80%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.70%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.60%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.60%) GIS
13 6 (0.60%) QGIS
13 6 (0.60%) Redis
14 5 (0.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 43 (4.33%) Git (software)
2 36 (3.62%) JIRA
3 32 (3.22%) Jenkins
4 24 (2.41%) Subversion
5 17 (1.71%) JUnit
5 17 (1.71%) Maven
5 17 (1.71%) Selenium
6 15 (1.51%) SoapUI
7 10 (1.01%) JMeter
8 9 (0.91%) SonarQube
8 9 (0.91%) WebDriver
9 7 (0.70%) Axure RP
9 7 (0.70%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.70%) Gerrit
10 6 (0.60%) Ant
10 6 (0.60%) Toad
10 6 (0.60%) Vagrant
11 5 (0.50%) LoadRunner
11 5 (0.50%) Mockito
11 5 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 325 (32.70%) Finance
2 179 (18.01%) Marketing
3 126 (12.68%) Manufacturing
4 124 (12.47%) Electronics
5 87 (8.75%) Banking
6 46 (4.63%) Retail
7 25 (2.52%) Billing
8 16 (1.61%) Law
9 14 (1.41%) Advertising
9 14 (1.41%) Legal
10 10 (1.01%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.91%) French Language
11 9 (0.91%) Games
12 8 (0.80%) Local Government
13 7 (0.70%) German Language
14 5 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.30%) Back Office
16 3 (0.30%) Front Office
16 3 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 148 (14.89%) Analyst
2 147 (14.79%) Developer
3 102 (10.26%) Architect
4 74 (7.44%) Project Manager
5 62 (6.24%) Consultant
6 48 (4.83%) Business Analyst
7 47 (4.73%) Java Developer
8 30 (3.02%) Designer
9 28 (2.82%) Senior Developer
10 27 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
11 23 (2.31%) Data Analyst
11 23 (2.31%) Telecoms Manager
12 22 (2.21%) DevOps Engineer
12 22 (2.21%) Network Engineer
13 20 (2.01%) Telecoms Analyst
14 17 (1.71%) Enterprise Architect
14 17 (1.71%) Security Architect
14 17 (1.71%) Telecoms Specialist
15 16 (1.61%) Programme Director
15 16 (1.61%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (6.74%) HTML
2 62 (6.24%) Web Services
3 59 (5.94%) CSS
4 50 (5.03%) XML
5 48 (4.83%) SOAP
6 43 (4.33%) REST
7 36 (3.62%) RESTful
8 33 (3.32%) J2EE
9 32 (3.22%) JMS
10 27 (2.72%) HTML5
10 27 (2.72%) Spring
11 26 (2.62%) AngularJS
12 24 (2.41%) .NET
13 18 (1.81%) Ajax
14 17 (1.71%) CSS3
15 14 (1.41%) Apache Camel
16 11 (1.11%) jQuery
16 11 (1.11%) LAMP
17 10 (1.01%) JSON
18 9 (0.91%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 75 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 36 (3.62%) User Experience
4 33 (3.32%) Digital Media
5 28 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 26 (2.62%) Mobile App
7 23 (2.31%) Management Information System
8 18 (1.81%) Virtual Team
9 16 (1.61%) Blackberry
10 14 (1.41%) Mathematics
10 14 (1.41%) Statistics
11 13 (1.31%) Social Media
12 12 (1.21%) Handset
12 12 (1.21%) IVR
13 11 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (1.01%) Algorithms
14 10 (1.01%) CLARiiON
15 9 (0.91%) Clustering
15 9 (0.91%) Fintech
16 8 (0.80%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 98 (9.86%) Linux
2 80 (8.05%) Windows
3 49 (4.93%) Unix
4 28 (2.82%) Windows Server
5 24 (2.41%) Android
6 23 (2.31%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.41%) Windows 7
8 13 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.01%) CentOS
11 9 (0.91%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.80%) Solaris
12 8 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (0.70%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.40%) Debian
14 4 (0.40%) zOS
15 3 (0.30%) Fedora
15 3 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (20.82%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (14.89%) Programme Management
3 137 (13.78%) Business Intelligence
4 124 (12.47%) Digital Marketing
5 112 (11.27%) Project Management
6 97 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 85 (8.55%) Scrum
8 71 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 68 (6.84%) PRINCE2
10 65 (6.54%) ITIL
11 62 (6.24%) TDD
12 51 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
13 47 (4.73%) Migration
14 44 (4.43%) Analytics
15 43 (4.33%) SOA
16 42 (4.23%) DevOps
17 34 (3.42%) CRM
17 34 (3.42%) Service Delivery
18 31 (3.12%) Business Analysis
19 30 (3.02%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (13.18%) Java
2 99 (9.96%) SQL
3 57 (5.73%) JavaScript
4 51 (5.13%) Python
5 25 (2.52%) Perl
6 23 (2.31%) Ruby
7 22 (2.21%) PHP
8 18 (1.81%) C#
9 17 (1.71%) Bash Shell
9 17 (1.71%) C++
10 15 (1.51%) C
11 11 (1.11%) R
12 9 (0.91%) PowerShell
13 8 (0.80%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.70%) Objective-C
14 7 (0.70%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.60%) Apple Swift
16 5 (0.50%) VBScript
16 5 (0.50%) XPath
17 4 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 82 (8.25%) Degree
2 57 (5.73%) Security Cleared
3 36 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (3.62%) SC Cleared
4 27 (2.72%) CCNP
5 22 (2.21%) CISSP
6 18 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (1.61%) CCNA
8 14 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 11 (1.11%) CCIE
9 11 (1.11%) PMP
10 10 (1.01%) PMI Certification
11 9 (0.91%) ISEB
11 9 (0.91%) ISSAP
12 8 (0.80%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.70%) A+ Certification
14 6 (0.60%) CESG Certified Professional
14 6 (0.60%) CISM
14 6 (0.60%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.50%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.12%) QA
2 14 (1.41%) SLA
3 13 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.30%) COBIT
6 3 (0.30%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.10%) GCP
8 1 (0.10%) MiFID
8 1 (0.10%) NEBOSH
8 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.01%) Docker
4 4 (0.40%) HDFS
4 4 (0.40%) NFS
4 4 (0.40%) XenApp
5 3 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.30%) KVM
5 3 (0.30%) Postfix
5 3 (0.30%) vCloud
5 3 (0.30%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.20%) Squid
6 2 (0.20%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.20%) vSphere
6 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.10%) Firmware
7 1 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (2.52%) Puppet
2 15 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.80%) Ansible
3 8 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (0.80%) ServiceCenter
3 8 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 7 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Management
5 6 (0.60%) SCCM
6 5 (0.50%) Nagios
7 4 (0.40%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.40%) Cacti
7 4 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.40%) PowerCLI
8 3 (0.30%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.30%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.30%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.30%) Kibana
8 3 (0.30%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 136 (13.68%) SAP
2 93 (9.36%) Cisco
3 91 (9.15%) Microsoft
4 72 (7.24%) Oracle
5 35 (3.52%) VMware
6 29 (2.92%) Juniper
7 28 (2.82%) HP
7 28 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (2.21%) IBM
9 18 (1.81%) CheckPoint
10 16 (1.61%) EMC
10 16 (1.61%) Ericsson
10 16 (1.61%) Google
11 15 (1.51%) Citrix
12 14 (1.41%) BT
12 14 (1.41%) WSO2
13 13 (1.31%) Informatica
13 13 (1.31%) Red Hat
14 12 (1.21%) MobileIron
15 11 (1.11%) ServiceNow
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