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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 95 81 66
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -15
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 513 620 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.08% 2.45% 2.84%
As % of the General category 4.61% 4.89% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 364 375
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £285 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 27
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +60.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.69 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £63.80 £47.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £29.59 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-29.01% +0.28%
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
11128 12675 12653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.13% 50.02% 52.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8089 8970 8773
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 £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 162 201
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £45.00 £51.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 +4 132 £425 +18.05% 83
Hayes - 9 £310 - 5
Canary Wharf +18 7 £450 +20.00%
Hammersmith +4 6 £500 -
Uxbridge 0 6 £375 -31.81% 1
Hounslow +4 5 £475 +25.82% 2
Brentford - 3 - -
Chiswick - 2 £100 -
Romford -2 1 £625 +19.04% 1
Croydon -14 1 £375 -16.66% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £425 - 4
Westminster - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Feltham - - - - 2
Bromley - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 3
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 301 (30.04%) Finance
2 138 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (12.67%) Project Management
4 124 (12.38%) Microsoft
5 118 (11.78%) SQL
6 116 (11.58%) Cisco
7 112 (11.18%) Windows
7 112 (11.18%) Banking
7 112 (11.18%) Marketing
8 102 (10.18%) Oracle
9 101 (10.08%) WAN
10 100 (9.98%) Programme Management
11 96 (9.58%) LAN
12 95 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
13 92 (9.18%) Java
14 84 (8.38%) SAP
15 81 (8.08%) Manufacturing
15 81 (8.08%) Migration
16 78 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
17 77 (7.68%) ITIL
18 75 (7.49%) Security Cleared
19 74 (7.39%) MS Excel
20 73 (7.29%) Firewall
21 71 (7.09%) Linux
22 69 (6.89%) Web Services
23 68 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
24 67 (6.69%) VMware
24 67 (6.69%) Digital Marketing
25 66 (6.59%) Degree
26 63 (6.29%) Scrum

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 (2.40%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.90%) MS Exchange
3 18 (1.80%) IBM Notes
4 17 (1.70%) WebLogic
5 16 (1.60%) Lync
6 13 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (1.10%) IIS
7 11 (1.10%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.00%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.90%) Apache
10 8 (0.80%) CMS
10 8 (0.80%) WordPress
11 7 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.70%) JBoss
12 6 (0.60%) SAS
12 6 (0.60%) nginx
13 4 (0.40%) Node.js
14 3 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 74 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 54 (5.39%) MS Office
3 31 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (2.69%) MS Visio
5 21 (2.10%) MS Project
6 6 (0.60%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.50%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.30%) CINEMA 4D
9 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.100%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.100%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 57 (5.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.30%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 3 (0.30%) SiteCatalyst
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
7 2 (0.20%) Summit
7 2 (0.20%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.100%) Loan IQ
8 1 (0.100%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.100%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.59%) SaaS
2 13 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (1.00%) PaaS
4 9 (0.90%) IaaS
5 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.40%) Force.com
6 3 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.30%) Office 365
7 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.100%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.100%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.100%) ElastiCache
8 1 (0.100%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 101 (10.08%) WAN
2 96 (9.58%) LAN
3 73 (7.29%) Firewall
4 50 (4.99%) Internet
5 48 (4.79%) TCP/IP
6 44 (4.39%) MPLS
7 39 (3.89%) VPN
8 36 (3.59%) VoIP
9 35 (3.49%) Broadband
10 34 (3.39%) BGP
11 31 (3.09%) SSL
11 31 (3.09%) Network Security
12 30 (2.99%) OSPF
13 29 (2.89%) HTTP
14 26 (2.59%) DNS
15 25 (2.50%) IP Telephony
16 24 (2.40%) Wireless
17 23 (2.30%) Unified Communications
18 21 (2.10%) PBX
19 18 (1.80%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (5.39%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (2.79%) Relational Database
4 26 (2.59%) Oracle Database
5 24 (2.40%) MySQL
6 21 (2.10%) Big Data
7 17 (1.70%) RDBMS
8 15 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (1.10%) Hadoop
10 11 (1.10%) MongoDB
11 10 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (0.90%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (0.70%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.70%) MS Access
14 7 (0.70%) Spotfire
14 7 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (1.60%) Jenkins
2 15 (1.50%) Selenium
3 14 (1.40%) Maven
3 14 (1.40%) JIRA
3 14 (1.40%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.70%) JUnit
4 7 (0.70%) Robolectric
5 6 (0.60%) JDeveloper
5 6 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
5 6 (0.60%) Subversion
5 6 (0.60%) WebDriver
6 5 (0.50%) Ant
6 5 (0.50%) JMeter
6 5 (0.50%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.40%) Grunt
7 4 (0.40%) Serena SBM
7 4 (0.40%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.40%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
General
1 301 (30.04%) Finance
2 112 (11.18%) Banking
2 112 (11.18%) Marketing
3 81 (8.08%) Manufacturing
4 63 (6.29%) Retail
5 59 (5.89%) Electronics
6 26 (2.59%) Investment Banking
7 25 (2.50%) Games
8 24 (2.40%) Billing
9 16 (1.60%) Legal
10 14 (1.40%) Local Government
11 12 (1.20%) Back Office
12 10 (1.00%) Advertising
13 9 (0.90%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.70%) Law
15 5 (0.50%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.50%) German Language
16 4 (0.40%) Automotive
17 3 (0.30%) Publishing
17 3 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (14.47%) Analyst
2 142 (14.17%) Developer
3 114 (11.38%) Project Manager
4 102 (10.18%) Architect
5 78 (7.78%) Consultant
6 64 (6.39%) Business Analyst
7 26 (2.59%) Designer
8 25 (2.50%) Support Engineer
8 25 (2.50%) Java Developer
9 24 (2.40%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 23 (2.30%) Solutions Architect
10 23 (2.30%) Programme Manager
10 23 (2.30%) Network Engineer
11 21 (2.10%) Senior Developer
12 20 (2.00%) Security Architect
13 19 (1.90%) Senior Manager
14 18 (1.80%) DevOps Engineer
15 17 (1.70%) Administrator
16 15 (1.50%) Senior Analyst
17 13 (1.30%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (6.89%) Web Services
2 42 (4.19%) HTML
3 40 (3.99%) .NET
4 39 (3.89%) XML
5 35 (3.49%) SOAP
5 35 (3.49%) REST
6 29 (2.89%) CSS
7 22 (2.20%) HTML5
7 22 (2.20%) JSON
8 17 (1.70%) jQuery
9 16 (1.60%) RESTful
10 15 (1.50%) Middleware
11 14 (1.40%) ASP.NET
11 14 (1.40%) CSS3
12 13 (1.30%) J2EE
13 11 (1.10%) JMS
14 10 (1.00%) SAML
14 10 (1.00%) XSD
15 9 (0.90%) XSLT
15 9 (0.90%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 78 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (5.99%) DTV
3 32 (3.19%) Management Information System
3 32 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 29 (2.89%) Open Source
5 27 (2.69%) Video Conferencing
6 26 (2.59%) Mobile App
7 24 (2.40%) User Experience
8 23 (2.30%) Data Integration
9 19 (1.90%) Blackberry
10 14 (1.40%) Visualisation
10 14 (1.40%) NHS
11 13 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
12 12 (1.20%) Online Games
13 10 (1.00%) PMI
14 9 (0.90%) N-Tier
14 9 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (0.80%) GIS
15 8 (0.80%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 112 (11.18%) Windows
2 71 (7.09%) Linux
3 44 (4.39%) UNIX
4 35 (3.49%) Windows 7
5 32 (3.19%) Android
6 26 (2.59%) Apple iOS
7 25 (2.50%) Windows XP
8 21 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (1.10%) Windows Vista
11 10 (1.00%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.90%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.60%) Solaris
14 5 (0.50%) Mac OS X Server
14 5 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.30%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.30%) Debian
16 2 (0.20%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (12.67%) Project Management
3 100 (9.98%) Programme Management
4 95 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
5 81 (8.08%) Migration
6 77 (7.68%) ITIL
7 68 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 67 (6.69%) Digital Marketing
9 63 (6.29%) Scrum
9 63 (6.29%) PRINCE2
10 57 (5.69%) CRM
11 52 (5.19%) TDD
12 47 (4.69%) Service Delivery
13 43 (4.29%) Network Architecture
14 41 (4.09%) E-Commerce
15 40 (3.99%) Continuous Integration
15 40 (3.99%) Network Design
16 32 (3.19%) Mentoring
17 30 (2.99%) Data Modelling
18 28 (2.79%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (11.78%) SQL
2 92 (9.18%) Java
3 52 (5.19%) JavaScript
4 35 (3.49%) C#
5 32 (3.19%) Python
6 29 (2.89%) PHP
7 22 (2.20%) C++
8 19 (1.90%) Ruby
9 16 (1.60%) C
10 12 (1.20%) Perl
11 10 (1.00%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.00%) T-SQL
12 9 (0.90%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.80%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.70%) Scala
14 7 (0.70%) Apex Code
15 6 (0.60%) Objective-C
15 6 (0.60%) Groovy
16 5 (0.50%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 75 (7.49%) Security Cleared
2 66 (6.59%) Degree
3 44 (4.39%) SC Cleared
4 43 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (2.50%) CCNP
6 18 (1.80%) CCNA
7 17 (1.70%) PMI Certification
8 16 (1.60%) CCIE
9 15 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 13 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 11 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (1.10%) PMP
12 10 (1.00%) ISEB
13 9 (0.90%) A+ Certification
14 8 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (0.70%) CCDP
16 6 (0.60%) CISSP
17 4 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
17 4 (0.40%) MCSE
17 4 (0.40%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.19%) SLA
2 22 (2.20%) QA
3 16 (1.60%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.30%) GPG13
7 1 (0.100%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.100%) COBIT
7 1 (0.100%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.100%) HL7
System Software
1 62 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 37 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.90%) XenApp
4 6 (0.60%) XenDesktop
4 6 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.50%) Squid
5 5 (0.50%) Xen
6 4 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.40%) XenServer
6 4 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.40%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.30%) NFS
7 3 (0.30%) Snort
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.20%) Cronacle
8 2 (0.20%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.20%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.20%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.100%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (2.30%) Puppet
2 14 (1.40%) SCCM
3 12 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (0.70%) Ansible
6 6 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (0.60%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.50%) DameWare
8 4 (0.40%) SCOM
8 4 (0.40%) WSUS
8 4 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.40%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.30%) Cacti
9 3 (0.30%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.20%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.20%) Nagios
10 2 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.20%) OpenView
10 2 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.20%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 124 (12.38%) Microsoft
2 116 (11.58%) Cisco
3 102 (10.18%) Oracle
4 84 (8.38%) SAP
5 67 (6.69%) VMware
6 39 (3.89%) Citrix
7 32 (3.19%) Juniper
7 32 (3.19%) CheckPoint
8 30 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
9 22 (2.20%) HP
10 20 (2.00%) Avaya
11 18 (1.80%) Lotus
12 11 (1.10%) Bloomberg
13 10 (1.00%) Red Hat
13 10 (1.00%) Dell
13 10 (1.00%) Cognos
14 9 (0.90%) Apple
14 9 (0.90%) Nortel
14 9 (0.90%) Remedy
14 9 (0.90%) Netezza
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