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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 99 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 547 567 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.40% 2.53% 2.59%
As % of the General category 5.46% 5.55% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 372 387
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.87% +6.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £31.75 £46.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.35% +218.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £25.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £140.00 £33.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £15.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+149.18% -29.06%
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
10015 10223 10692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.94% 45.66% 45.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7447 7226 7534
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 122 170
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.85 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.71% -5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £24.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.00%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -40 52 £425 - 42
Croydon -4 12 £438 -7.89% 1
Hammersmith +1 7 £483 +7.22% 1
Hayes -2 6 £450 +38.46% 1
Hounslow +5 5 £388 -
Harrow - 3 - -
Ilford - 3 £120 -
Feltham +6 2 £643 -
Uxbridge +4 2 - -
Ealing 0 2 £225 +104.54%
Ruislip +1 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £625 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 345 (30.78%) Finance
2 232 (20.70%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (18.55%) Marketing
4 188 (16.77%) Programme Management
5 158 (14.09%) Business Intelligence
6 155 (13.83%) Manufacturing
7 153 (13.65%) Electronics
7 153 (13.65%) Project Management
8 152 (13.56%) Java
9 151 (13.47%) Digital Marketing
10 149 (13.29%) SAP
11 142 (12.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 108 (9.63%) Degree
13 101 (9.01%) Scrum
14 96 (8.56%) Linux
15 95 (8.47%) Banking
16 89 (7.94%) SQL
16 89 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
17 87 (7.76%) Windows
18 82 (7.31%) ITIL
18 82 (7.31%) HTML
18 82 (7.31%) Cisco
19 81 (7.23%) E-Commerce
20 78 (6.96%) Oracle
20 78 (6.96%) Retail
21 77 (6.87%) JavaScript
21 77 (6.87%) PRINCE2
21 77 (6.87%) Microsoft
22 72 (6.42%) Security Cleared
23 70 (6.24%) Unix

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 28 (2.50%) CMS
2 24 (2.14%) Apache
2 24 (2.14%) Tomcat
3 20 (1.78%) Confluence
3 20 (1.78%) JBoss
4 12 (1.07%) Smallworld
5 11 (0.98%) OpenStack
6 10 (0.89%) Apache Spark
6 10 (0.89%) Node.js
6 10 (0.89%) SharePoint
7 9 (0.80%) IIS
8 8 (0.71%) Drupal
8 8 (0.71%) Mule
9 7 (0.62%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.62%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.62%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (0.54%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 54 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 50 (4.46%) MS Office
3 23 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.43%) MS Project
4 16 (1.43%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.36%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.089%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.089%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 142 (12.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.36%) CSG Singleview
2 4 (0.36%) Finacle
2 4 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.27%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.18%) SAP CS
4 2 (0.18%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.18%) Summit
5 1 (0.089%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.089%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.089%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.089%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.089%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.089%) Lorenzo
5 1 (0.089%) Magento
5 1 (0.089%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.089%) StreamServe
5 1 (0.089%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (1.16%) Google Analytics
4 12 (1.07%) CloudFront
5 10 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.89%) IaaS
5 10 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.80%) Office 365
6 9 (0.80%) SaaS
7 7 (0.62%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.45%) PaaS
9 4 (0.36%) GitHub
9 4 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.27%) AdWords
11 2 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.089%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 61 (5.44%) WAN
2 52 (4.64%) Firewall
3 49 (4.37%) LAN
4 40 (3.57%) Internet
5 39 (3.48%) TCP/IP
6 34 (3.03%) DNS
7 33 (2.94%) Network Security
8 30 (2.68%) Wireless
9 29 (2.59%) MPLS
10 23 (2.05%) Broadband
10 23 (2.05%) MVNO
11 21 (1.87%) VoIP
12 17 (1.52%) DHCP
12 17 (1.52%) HTTP
12 17 (1.52%) VPN
13 13 (1.16%) 3G
14 12 (1.07%) Value-Added Service
15 11 (0.98%) 4G
15 11 (0.98%) Radio Access Network
15 11 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (4.19%) MySQL
2 32 (2.85%) Relational Database
3 29 (2.59%) SQL Server
4 22 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 19 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 18 (1.61%) Big Data
6 18 (1.61%) RDBMS
7 17 (1.52%) MongoDB
8 14 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (1.16%) DB2
10 12 (1.07%) GIS
10 12 (1.07%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.45%) Neo4j
11 5 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 50 (4.46%) JIRA
2 25 (2.23%) Subversion
3 24 (2.14%) Git (software)
4 22 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 18 (1.61%) JUnit
6 16 (1.43%) Vagrant
7 10 (0.89%) Maven
8 9 (0.80%) JMeter
8 9 (0.80%) Selenium
9 8 (0.71%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.54%) Ant
10 6 (0.54%) Artifactory
10 6 (0.54%) Gradle
10 6 (0.54%) Hudson
11 5 (0.45%) gulp
12 4 (0.36%) Grunt
12 4 (0.36%) Mockito
12 4 (0.36%) Protractor
12 4 (0.36%) SoapUI
12 4 (0.36%) WebDriver
General
1 345 (30.78%) Finance
2 208 (18.55%) Marketing
3 155 (13.83%) Manufacturing
4 153 (13.65%) Electronics
5 95 (8.47%) Banking
6 78 (6.96%) Retail
7 44 (3.93%) Legal
8 28 (2.50%) Billing
9 15 (1.34%) Games
10 13 (1.16%) Publishing
11 10 (0.89%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.89%) Law
12 7 (0.62%) Back Office
13 6 (0.54%) Advertising
13 6 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.36%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.36%) German Language
14 4 (0.36%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.27%) French Language
16 2 (0.18%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 170 (15.17%) Developer
2 115 (10.26%) Analyst
3 113 (10.08%) Architect
4 109 (9.72%) Project Manager
5 65 (5.80%) Java Developer
6 61 (5.44%) Consultant
7 55 (4.91%) Business Analyst
7 55 (4.91%) Telecoms Manager
8 51 (4.55%) Network Engineer
9 47 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
10 36 (3.21%) Senior Developer
11 28 (2.50%) Programme Manager
11 28 (2.50%) Support Engineer
12 25 (2.23%) Administrator
13 24 (2.14%) Designer
13 24 (2.14%) IT Manager
13 24 (2.14%) Telecoms Analyst
13 24 (2.14%) Telecoms Engineer
14 19 (1.69%) Technical Leader
14 19 (1.69%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (7.31%) HTML
2 61 (5.44%) CSS
3 47 (4.19%) Web Services
4 38 (3.39%) Spring
5 37 (3.30%) HTML5
5 37 (3.30%) J2EE
5 37 (3.30%) jQuery
6 32 (2.85%) .NET
7 31 (2.77%) AngularJS
7 31 (2.77%) RESTful
8 30 (2.68%) XML
9 27 (2.41%) JMS
9 27 (2.41%) REST
10 26 (2.32%) Ajax
10 26 (2.32%) SOAP
11 23 (2.05%) CSS3
12 14 (1.25%) JSP
13 13 (1.16%) Hibernate
14 12 (1.07%) .NET Framework
15 11 (0.98%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 66 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (4.37%) Digital Media
3 48 (4.28%) Data Centre
4 33 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 33 (2.94%) User Experience
5 31 (2.77%) IPTV
6 29 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
7 23 (2.05%) Mobile App
8 22 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 22 (1.96%) Mathematics
9 18 (1.61%) Augmented Reality
10 15 (1.34%) BBC
10 15 (1.34%) STB
10 15 (1.34%) Video on Demand
11 13 (1.16%) Over-the-Top Content
12 12 (1.07%) Handset
13 11 (0.98%) PMI
14 10 (0.89%) DTV
15 9 (0.80%) iDTV
15 9 (0.80%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 96 (8.56%) Linux
2 87 (7.76%) Windows
3 70 (6.24%) Unix
4 27 (2.41%) Windows Server
5 26 (2.32%) Windows 7
6 21 (1.87%) Android
7 20 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.16%) Solaris
8 13 (1.16%) Windows XP
9 11 (0.98%) CentOS
10 9 (0.80%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.54%) SUSE
11 6 (0.54%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.54%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.45%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.45%) zOS
13 4 (0.36%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (20.70%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (16.77%) Programme Management
3 158 (14.09%) Business Intelligence
4 153 (13.65%) Project Management
5 151 (13.47%) Digital Marketing
6 101 (9.01%) Scrum
7 89 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 82 (7.31%) ITIL
9 81 (7.23%) E-Commerce
10 77 (6.87%) PRINCE2
11 68 (6.07%) TDD
12 67 (5.98%) Change Management
13 59 (5.26%) Migration
14 52 (4.64%) Analytics
15 44 (3.93%) Service Delivery
16 40 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
17 34 (3.03%) Risk Management
18 33 (2.94%) Presales
19 32 (2.85%) Open Source
20 31 (2.77%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 152 (13.56%) Java
2 89 (7.94%) SQL
3 77 (6.87%) JavaScript
4 49 (4.37%) Python
5 29 (2.59%) C
6 27 (2.41%) PHP
7 23 (2.05%) PowerShell
8 21 (1.87%) C#
8 21 (1.87%) C++
8 21 (1.87%) Perl
8 21 (1.87%) Ruby
9 15 (1.34%) R
10 12 (1.07%) Bash Shell
10 12 (1.07%) PL/SQL
11 8 (0.71%) Erlang
11 8 (0.71%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.62%) Apex Code
12 7 (0.62%) Scala
13 6 (0.54%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.36%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 108 (9.63%) Degree
2 72 (6.42%) Security Cleared
3 43 (3.84%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (3.30%) CCNP
5 33 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 25 (2.23%) PMI Certification
7 16 (1.43%) PMP
8 14 (1.25%) CCIE
8 14 (1.25%) ISEB
9 13 (1.16%) CCNA
9 13 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 11 (0.98%) CISSP
10 11 (0.98%) JNCIP
10 11 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.62%) JNCIS
13 6 (0.54%) CISM
13 6 (0.54%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.54%) MBA
14 5 (0.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (5.44%) SLA
2 33 (2.94%) QA
3 9 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.62%) NEBOSH
5 6 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.36%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.27%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.089%) BS25999
8 1 (0.089%) COBIT
8 1 (0.089%) GCP
8 1 (0.089%) MiFID
8 1 (0.089%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 27 (2.41%) Docker
3 26 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.89%) vCloud
4 10 (0.89%) vSphere
5 9 (0.80%) NFS
6 5 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.36%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.27%) Squid
8 3 (0.27%) XenApp
9 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.18%) Postfix
9 2 (0.18%) StorNext
9 2 (0.18%) UAG
10 1 (0.089%) HDFS
10 1 (0.089%) iptables
10 1 (0.089%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.089%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.089%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (1.43%) Puppet
2 12 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.71%) SCOM
4 7 (0.62%) SCCM
5 6 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.54%) Nagios
5 6 (0.54%) Packer
6 5 (0.45%) Ansible
6 5 (0.45%) Casper Suite
6 5 (0.45%) Terraform
7 4 (0.36%) Cacti
7 4 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (0.36%) EMC VPLEX
7 4 (0.36%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.36%) Mesos
8 3 (0.27%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.27%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 149 (13.29%) SAP
2 82 (7.31%) Cisco
3 78 (6.96%) Oracle
4 77 (6.87%) Microsoft
5 35 (3.12%) VMware
6 28 (2.50%) Juniper
7 27 (2.41%) BT
8 25 (2.23%) hybris
9 24 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (1.96%) Google
11 19 (1.69%) Adobe
11 19 (1.69%) Huawei
12 17 (1.52%) Citrix
12 17 (1.52%) HP
13 16 (1.43%) Avaya
13 16 (1.43%) IBM
14 15 (1.34%) Red Hat
15 14 (1.25%) EMC
15 14 (1.25%) Ericsson
16 12 (1.07%) Rally
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