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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 80 92 69
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 588 509 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.78% 2.40% 2.83%
As % of the General category 6.10% 5.26% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 336 377
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £244 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 22
Average hourly rate £42.50 £19.73 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.40% -4.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £14.00 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £35.64 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +20.00%
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
9634 9668 10479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.49% 45.59% 47.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6776 6971 7346
Average daily rate £500 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 103 181
Average hourly rate £26.59 £20.63 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.90% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 66 £500 +27.38% 52
Croydon -5 8 £438 -7.89% 1
Hayes +1 5 £560 - 1
Hounslow +7 4 £560 +148.88%
Romford +3 4 £450 -25.00% 1
Uxbridge - 4 £400 -
Hammersmith +3 3 £388 -10.40%
Ealing -4 2 - - 1
Ruislip - 2 - -
Wembley - 2 £120 -
Westminster -7 1 - - 1
Osterley - 1 £470 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £163 -
Greenwich - 1 £320 - 1
Harrow - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 £200 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 316 (28.96%) Finance
2 188 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (15.40%) Java
4 158 (14.48%) Marketing
5 132 (12.10%) Programme Management
6 130 (11.92%) Project Management
7 124 (11.37%) Business Intelligence
8 117 (10.72%) Electronics
9 113 (10.36%) Manufacturing
10 111 (10.17%) SAP
11 108 (9.90%) Digital Marketing
12 105 (9.62%) Banking
13 101 (9.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 101 (9.26%) Degree
14 96 (8.80%) HTML
15 95 (8.71%) Linux
16 94 (8.62%) Cisco
17 92 (8.43%) Windows
18 88 (8.07%) Microsoft
19 87 (7.97%) SQL
19 87 (7.97%) Retail
20 85 (7.79%) JavaScript
21 78 (7.15%) Stakeholder Management
22 73 (6.69%) ITIL
23 71 (6.51%) Oracle
24 69 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
25 62 (5.68%) Scrum
25 62 (5.68%) E-Commerce
26 61 (5.59%) PRINCE2
27 60 (5.50%) Change Management

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 38 (3.48%) CMS
2 24 (2.20%) JBoss
3 21 (1.92%) Confluence
4 19 (1.74%) Drupal
5 18 (1.65%) OpenStack
6 14 (1.28%) Apache
6 14 (1.28%) MS Exchange
6 14 (1.28%) Node.js
6 14 (1.28%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 12 (1.10%) Mule
7 12 (1.10%) Mule ESB
7 12 (1.10%) Smallworld
7 12 (1.10%) WebSphere
8 11 (1.01%) SharePoint
9 10 (0.92%) Skype for Business
10 7 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (0.55%) Alfresco
12 5 (0.46%) SAS
12 5 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 53 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 39 (3.57%) MS Office
3 19 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (1.74%) MS Project
4 17 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.47%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.37%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.092%) Blender
11 1 (0.092%) InDesign
11 1 (0.092%) Simulink
11 1 (0.092%) SketchUp
11 1 (0.092%) Solid Edge
11 1 (0.092%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.092%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 101 (9.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.37%) Faxination
6 3 (0.27%) CSG Singleview
6 3 (0.27%) Documaker
6 3 (0.27%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.18%) SAP FS
7 2 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.092%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.092%) Oracle BRM
8 1 (0.092%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.092%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (0.092%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.092%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.37%) Office 365
3 14 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (1.10%) CloudFront
5 10 (0.92%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.82%) SaaS
7 6 (0.55%) GitHub
7 6 (0.55%) IaaS
8 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.37%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.37%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.27%) AdWords
10 3 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.18%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.18%) PaaS
12 1 (0.092%) Force.com
12 1 (0.092%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 58 (5.32%) WAN
2 49 (4.49%) LAN
3 46 (4.22%) Firewall
4 44 (4.03%) TCP/IP
4 44 (4.03%) Wireless
5 39 (3.57%) DNS
6 35 (3.21%) MPLS
7 29 (2.66%) Internet
7 29 (2.66%) VoIP
8 27 (2.47%) VPN
9 20 (1.83%) DHCP
9 20 (1.83%) Network Security
9 20 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
10 19 (1.74%) Broadband
11 18 (1.65%) MVNO
12 17 (1.56%) 3G
13 15 (1.37%) Ethernet
13 15 (1.37%) HTTP
14 14 (1.28%) GPRS
14 14 (1.28%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (3.67%) Relational Database
2 35 (3.21%) MySQL
3 26 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 24 (2.20%) SQL Server
5 19 (1.74%) Big Data
6 15 (1.37%) NoSQL
6 15 (1.37%) Oracle Database
7 14 (1.28%) MongoDB
8 13 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (0.92%) GIS
9 10 (0.92%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.55%) DB2
13 5 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.37%) Neo4j
15 3 (0.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 36 (3.30%) JIRA
2 22 (2.02%) Jenkins
3 19 (1.74%) Git (software)
4 18 (1.65%) Maven
5 13 (1.19%) Selenium
6 12 (1.10%) Vagrant
7 11 (1.01%) JMeter
8 9 (0.82%) Ant
8 9 (0.82%) Gradle
9 8 (0.73%) Hudson
9 8 (0.73%) JUnit
9 8 (0.73%) Subversion
10 5 (0.46%) Artifactory
10 5 (0.46%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.37%) Gerrit
11 4 (0.37%) Grunt
11 4 (0.37%) gulp
11 4 (0.37%) Mockito
11 4 (0.37%) SonarQube
11 4 (0.37%) VisualVM
General
1 316 (28.96%) Finance
2 158 (14.48%) Marketing
3 117 (10.72%) Electronics
4 113 (10.36%) Manufacturing
5 105 (9.62%) Banking
6 87 (7.97%) Retail
7 36 (3.30%) Billing
7 36 (3.30%) Legal
8 29 (2.66%) Games
9 12 (1.10%) Back Office
9 12 (1.10%) Publishing
10 10 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.92%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.82%) Law
12 7 (0.64%) Danish Language
12 7 (0.64%) German Language
13 5 (0.46%) Advertising
13 5 (0.46%) Norwegian Language
14 4 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 163 (14.94%) Developer
2 132 (12.10%) Analyst
3 112 (10.27%) Architect
4 99 (9.07%) Project Manager
5 64 (5.87%) Business Analyst
5 64 (5.87%) Java Developer
6 54 (4.95%) Consultant
7 49 (4.49%) Network Engineer
8 40 (3.67%) Telecoms Manager
9 38 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
10 31 (2.84%) Telecoms Engineer
11 30 (2.75%) Administrator
11 30 (2.75%) Support Engineer
12 28 (2.57%) Designer
13 27 (2.47%) Senior Developer
14 22 (2.02%) Telecoms Developer
15 21 (1.92%) Senior Manager
16 20 (1.83%) Technical Leader
16 20 (1.83%) Telecoms Java Developer
17 19 (1.74%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (8.80%) HTML
2 58 (5.32%) CSS
3 47 (4.31%) jQuery
3 47 (4.31%) Web Services
4 43 (3.94%) HTML5
5 34 (3.12%) AngularJS
6 32 (2.93%) Spring
7 31 (2.84%) REST
8 27 (2.47%) .NET
9 26 (2.38%) CSS3
10 23 (2.11%) SOAP
11 21 (1.92%) JSON
12 20 (1.83%) RESTful
13 18 (1.65%) Sass
13 18 (1.65%) XML
14 14 (1.28%) Hibernate
15 13 (1.19%) J2EE
16 11 (1.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 9 (0.82%) Ajax
17 9 (0.82%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 69 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (4.67%) Data Centre
3 46 (4.22%) Computer Science
4 42 (3.85%) Digital Media
5 39 (3.57%) User Experience
6 27 (2.47%) Handset
7 24 (2.20%) Mathematics
7 24 (2.20%) Mobile App
8 21 (1.92%) Management Information System
9 20 (1.83%) Augmented Reality
10 18 (1.65%) IPTV
11 16 (1.47%) NHS
11 16 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
11 16 (1.47%) Video on Demand
12 15 (1.37%) Blackberry
13 13 (1.19%) Public Cloud
14 11 (1.01%) CMDB
14 11 (1.01%) Over-the-Top Content
15 10 (0.92%) BBC
15 10 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 95 (8.71%) Linux
2 92 (8.43%) Windows
3 59 (5.41%) Unix
4 39 (3.57%) Android
5 34 (3.12%) Windows 7
6 30 (2.75%) Windows Server
7 27 (2.47%) Apple iOS
8 23 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (1.10%) Solaris
11 11 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.92%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.73%) CentOS
15 6 (0.55%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.55%) SUSE
15 6 (0.55%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.46%) Debian
17 4 (0.37%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (12.10%) Programme Management
3 130 (11.92%) Project Management
4 124 (11.37%) Business Intelligence
5 108 (9.90%) Digital Marketing
6 78 (7.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 73 (6.69%) ITIL
8 62 (5.68%) E-Commerce
8 62 (5.68%) Scrum
9 61 (5.59%) PRINCE2
10 60 (5.50%) Change Management
11 58 (5.32%) Migration
12 45 (4.12%) TDD
13 42 (3.85%) Analytics
14 39 (3.57%) CRM
15 38 (3.48%) Service Delivery
16 30 (2.75%) Presales
17 28 (2.57%) Service Management
18 27 (2.47%) Continuous Integration
19 26 (2.38%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 168 (15.40%) Java
2 87 (7.97%) SQL
3 85 (7.79%) JavaScript
4 48 (4.40%) Python
5 37 (3.39%) C
6 30 (2.75%) C++
7 21 (1.92%) PHP
8 19 (1.74%) PowerShell
9 16 (1.47%) R
10 14 (1.28%) C#
10 14 (1.28%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.10%) Perl
11 12 (1.10%) Ruby
12 10 (0.92%) Bash Shell
12 10 (0.92%) Erlang
13 9 (0.82%) Scala
14 7 (0.64%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.46%) Apple Swift
15 5 (0.46%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 101 (9.26%) Degree
2 53 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (4.12%) CCNP
4 43 (3.94%) Security Cleared
5 23 (2.11%) SC Cleared
6 18 (1.65%) CCIE
7 17 (1.56%) PMI Certification
8 16 (1.47%) CCNA
9 14 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 12 (1.10%) PMP
11 10 (0.92%) ISEB
12 9 (0.82%) CISSP
13 7 (0.64%) CCVP
13 7 (0.64%) JNCIP
13 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.55%) CISM
14 6 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.55%) MCSE
14 6 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (0.46%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.95%) SLA
2 38 (3.48%) QA
3 7 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.46%) ISO27002
4 5 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.27%) COBIT
5 3 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.27%) MiFID
5 3 (0.27%) NEBOSH
6 1 (0.092%) BS25999
6 1 (0.092%) GCP
6 1 (0.092%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.092%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.092%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 35 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.83%) Docker
4 11 (1.01%) vCloud
5 7 (0.64%) vSphere
6 4 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.37%) NFS
6 4 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.27%) Firmware
7 3 (0.27%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.18%) UAG
8 2 (0.18%) XenApp
9 1 (0.092%) HDFS
9 1 (0.092%) iptables
9 1 (0.092%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.092%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.092%) OpenSIPS
9 1 (0.092%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.092%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.092%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (1.01%) SCCM
2 7 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.64%) ZABBIX
3 6 (0.55%) Ansible
4 5 (0.46%) Casper Suite
4 5 (0.46%) Kibana
4 5 (0.46%) logstash
4 5 (0.46%) Puppet
4 5 (0.46%) SCOM
5 4 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.37%) EMC VPLEX
5 4 (0.37%) Rundeck
5 4 (0.37%) Salt
5 4 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.27%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.27%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.18%) OPNET
7 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 111 (10.17%) SAP
2 94 (8.62%) Cisco
3 88 (8.07%) Microsoft
4 71 (6.51%) Oracle
5 53 (4.86%) VMware
6 31 (2.84%) Juniper
7 26 (2.38%) Google
8 24 (2.20%) Adobe
8 24 (2.20%) BT
8 24 (2.20%) Citrix
8 24 (2.20%) HP
9 21 (1.92%) Red Hat
10 19 (1.74%) Avaya
10 19 (1.74%) CheckPoint
10 19 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (1.56%) EMC
11 17 (1.56%) hybris
11 17 (1.56%) IBM
12 14 (1.28%) Ericsson
12 14 (1.28%) NetApp
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