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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
England / London
Rank 104 78 92
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +14
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 442 597 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.29% 2.78% 2.41%
As % of the General category 5.20% 6.12% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 360 339
Median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 4
Median hourly rate £12.94 £26.19 £32.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.60% -19.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.50 £17.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £55.00 £131.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £44.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-74.25% +60.00%

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
8506 9756 9791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.98% 45.50% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6018 6915 7028
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 105 101
Median hourly rate £29.38 £26.25 £19.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.92% +37.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.00 £55.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +43.23%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -10 62 £466 -6.75% 25
Hammersmith +3 11 £408 -18.50%
Uxbridge +3 3 £300 -25.00% 1
Hounslow -1 3 - -
Chiswick - 3 £268 - 1
Feltham - 3 £425 -
Hayes -2 2 - -
Croydon -5 2 £350 -22.22% 3
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Brentford - 1 £400 -
Hillingdon - 1 £375 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 331 (38.94%) Finance
2 228 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
3 222 (26.12%) Marketing
4 188 (22.12%) Business Intelligence
5 178 (20.94%) Programme Management
6 172 (20.24%) SAP
7 164 (19.29%) Manufacturing
8 162 (19.06%) Electronics
8 162 (19.06%) Digital Marketing
9 160 (18.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 115 (13.53%) Java
11 90 (10.59%) Banking
12 89 (10.47%) Degree
13 88 (10.35%) Project Management
14 79 (9.29%) JavaScript
15 75 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
16 74 (8.71%) Security Cleared
17 73 (8.59%) TDD
18 72 (8.47%) HTML
19 71 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
20 70 (8.24%) Linux
20 70 (8.24%) Python
21 69 (8.12%) CSS
22 67 (7.88%) SQL
22 67 (7.88%) DevOps
23 62 (7.29%) SC Cleared
24 61 (7.18%) Microsoft
25 60 (7.06%) ITIL
26 59 (6.94%) Cisco
27 57 (6.71%) 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 22 (2.59%) Apache
1 22 (2.59%) Oracle Service Bus
2 21 (2.47%) Mule
2 21 (2.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 18 (2.12%) Apache Spark
3 18 (2.12%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.29%) CMS
4 11 (1.29%) Skype for Business
5 10 (1.18%) SAS
6 9 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.06%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (0.71%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.59%) Commerce Server
9 5 (0.59%) IIS
9 5 (0.59%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.47%) ArcGIS
10 4 (0.47%) Smallworld
11 3 (0.35%) nginx
12 2 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.41%) MS Office
3 20 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.12%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.88%) Photoshop
6 15 (1.76%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.71%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.59%) MS Project
10 3 (0.35%) InVision
10 3 (0.35%) SPSS
11 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 160 (18.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.24%) BigMachines
3 2 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.12%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) Eikon
4 1 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.12%) Magento
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP FS
4 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.12%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 54 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (3.06%) PaaS
3 18 (2.12%) IaaS
4 14 (1.65%) GitHub
5 13 (1.53%) SaaS
6 9 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.59%) Datadog
7 5 (0.59%) Office 365
8 4 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.47%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.35%) Google Drive
9 3 (0.35%) Heroku
9 3 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.12%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.12%) G Suite
11 1 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.59%) WAN
2 37 (4.35%) VoIP
3 31 (3.65%) Firewall
3 31 (3.65%) Internet
4 29 (3.41%) TCP/IP
5 27 (3.18%) LAN
6 23 (2.71%) MPLS
7 22 (2.59%) Network Security
8 19 (2.24%) HTTP
8 19 (2.24%) VPN
9 18 (2.12%) Broadband
10 17 (2.00%) BGP
10 17 (2.00%) DNS
11 15 (1.76%) OSPF
12 14 (1.65%) SMTP
13 11 (1.29%) DHCP
13 11 (1.29%) Ethernet
13 11 (1.29%) PBX
13 11 (1.29%) SNMP
14 10 (1.18%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (4.71%) MongoDB
2 34 (4.00%) MySQL
3 32 (3.76%) Big Data
4 29 (3.41%) NoSQL
5 18 (2.12%) Hadoop
5 18 (2.12%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.00%) SQL Server
7 12 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (1.18%) Apache Hive
8 10 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.06%) Data Mining
10 8 (0.94%) Couchbase
11 7 (0.82%) QlikView
11 7 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.71%) Redis
12 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.59%) GIS
13 5 (0.59%) MariaDB
13 5 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (5.18%) Git (software)
2 38 (4.47%) Maven
3 26 (3.06%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.65%) Subversion
5 13 (1.53%) Selenium
6 12 (1.41%) JIRA
7 6 (0.71%) Dreamweaver
7 6 (0.71%) JUnit
7 6 (0.71%) Vagrant
7 6 (0.71%) WebDriver
8 5 (0.59%) Bazaar
8 5 (0.59%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.59%) Jasmine
8 5 (0.59%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.47%) Ant
9 4 (0.47%) Axure RP
9 4 (0.47%) Hudson
9 4 (0.47%) Mockito
9 4 (0.47%) Protractor
9 4 (0.47%) SoapUI
General
1 331 (38.94%) Finance
2 222 (26.12%) Marketing
3 164 (19.29%) Manufacturing
4 162 (19.06%) Electronics
5 90 (10.59%) Banking
6 53 (6.24%) Retail
7 28 (3.29%) Investment Banking
8 24 (2.82%) Games
9 21 (2.47%) Advertising
10 14 (1.65%) Billing
11 11 (1.29%) French Language
11 11 (1.29%) Legal
12 9 (1.06%) Back Office
13 7 (0.82%) Front Office
14 6 (0.71%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.47%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.47%) Law
16 4 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 158 (18.59%) Developer
2 103 (12.12%) Analyst
3 70 (8.24%) Architect
4 59 (6.94%) Project Manager
5 55 (6.47%) Consultant
6 48 (5.65%) Java Developer
7 46 (5.41%) Business Analyst
8 38 (4.47%) Designer
9 25 (2.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 25 (2.94%) Telecoms Manager
10 23 (2.71%) Senior Developer
11 20 (2.35%) Infrastructure Manager
12 19 (2.24%) IT Manager
13 18 (2.12%) Data Architect
14 17 (2.00%) SOA Developer
15 16 (1.88%) Administrator
15 16 (1.88%) Network Engineer
16 15 (1.76%) DevOps Engineer
16 15 (1.76%) Programme Manager
17 14 (1.65%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (8.47%) HTML
2 69 (8.12%) CSS
3 57 (6.71%) Web Services
4 47 (5.53%) JSON
5 45 (5.29%) AngularJS
6 39 (4.59%) XML
7 32 (3.76%) Middleware
8 30 (3.53%) HTML5
8 30 (3.53%) RESTful
8 30 (3.53%) XSLT
9 29 (3.41%) Node.js
9 29 (3.41%) Swagger
10 28 (3.29%) SOAP
11 27 (3.18%) REST
11 27 (3.18%) WireMock
12 24 (2.82%) Apache Camel
13 20 (2.35%) .NET
14 18 (2.12%) CSS3
15 16 (1.88%) Backbone.js
15 16 (1.88%) React
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (5.29%) Data Centre
3 38 (4.47%) Computer Science
3 38 (4.47%) User Experience
4 19 (2.24%) Virtual Team
5 14 (1.65%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 12 (1.41%) Spread Betting
7 11 (1.29%) Digital Media
7 11 (1.29%) Driving Licence
8 9 (1.06%) Cyber Defence
8 9 (1.06%) Interactive TV
9 8 (0.94%) IPTV
10 7 (0.82%) Over-the-Top Content
10 7 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (0.71%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.71%) NHS
11 6 (0.71%) PMI
11 6 (0.71%) Video on Demand
12 5 (0.59%) STB
Operating Systems
1 70 (8.24%) Linux
2 39 (4.59%) Windows
3 36 (4.24%) Unix
4 16 (1.88%) CentOS
4 16 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.18%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.94%) Android
6 8 (0.94%) Debian
6 8 (0.94%) Ubuntu
6 8 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.59%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.47%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.47%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.47%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.35%) Solaris
9 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (22.12%) Business Intelligence
3 178 (20.94%) Programme Management
4 162 (19.06%) Digital Marketing
5 88 (10.35%) Project Management
6 75 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 73 (8.59%) TDD
8 67 (7.88%) DevOps
9 60 (7.06%) ITIL
10 53 (6.24%) Scrum
11 51 (6.00%) E-Commerce
12 50 (5.88%) Analytics
13 35 (4.12%) Migration
14 34 (4.00%) PRINCE2
15 33 (3.88%) Front End Development
16 32 (3.76%) SOA
17 31 (3.65%) Microservices
18 30 (3.53%) Configuration Management
18 30 (3.53%) CRM
19 26 (3.06%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 115 (13.53%) Java
2 79 (9.29%) JavaScript
3 70 (8.24%) Python
4 67 (7.88%) SQL
5 27 (3.18%) XPath
6 22 (2.59%) Ruby
7 21 (2.47%) Bash Shell
8 20 (2.35%) Shell Script
9 16 (1.88%) C#
10 15 (1.76%) PHP
11 14 (1.65%) Scala
12 13 (1.53%) C++
13 12 (1.41%) Perl
14 11 (1.29%) C
15 8 (0.94%) R
16 7 (0.82%) Go
17 6 (0.71%) PowerShell
18 5 (0.59%) MATLAB
19 4 (0.47%) T-SQL
20 3 (0.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (10.47%) Degree
2 74 (8.71%) Security Cleared
3 62 (7.29%) SC Cleared
4 29 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (2.59%) CISSP
6 21 (2.47%) CCNP
7 17 (2.00%) CCNA
8 15 (1.76%) ISSAP
9 10 (1.18%) CCIE
9 10 (1.18%) PMI Certification
9 10 (1.18%) PMP
10 9 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
11 6 (0.71%) ISEB
11 6 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.59%) CISM
12 5 (0.59%) ISACA
13 4 (0.47%) CCSA
13 4 (0.47%) JNCIS
13 4 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.71%) SLA
2 20 (2.35%) QA
3 7 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.47%) GDPR
7 3 (0.35%) COBIT
7 3 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.35%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.35%) MiFID
8 2 (0.24%) Basel III
8 2 (0.24%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.12%) IFRS
9 1 (0.12%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.12%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (2.82%) Docker
2 17 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.65%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.94%) KVM
5 6 (0.71%) Postfix
6 5 (0.59%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.47%) XenApp
7 4 (0.47%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.35%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.24%) HDFS
9 2 (0.24%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.24%) vSphere
9 2 (0.24%) XenServer
10 1 (0.12%) NFS
10 1 (0.12%) vCloud
10 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (2.59%) Puppet
2 17 (2.00%) Ansible
3 16 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.18%) Kubernetes
4 10 (1.18%) Terraform
5 7 (0.82%) vRealize
6 6 (0.71%) Kibana
6 6 (0.71%) logstash
6 6 (0.71%) Salt
6 6 (0.71%) SCCM
7 5 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (0.59%) QRadar
8 4 (0.47%) Rancher
9 3 (0.35%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.35%) Galera Cluster
10 2 (0.24%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.24%) Mesos
10 2 (0.24%) Nagios
10 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 172 (20.24%) SAP
2 61 (7.18%) Microsoft
3 59 (6.94%) Cisco
4 56 (6.59%) Oracle
5 29 (3.41%) VMware
6 22 (2.59%) WSO2
7 21 (2.47%) SaltStack
8 17 (2.00%) Huawei
9 15 (1.76%) Red Hat
10 13 (1.53%) Google
10 13 (1.53%) Juniper
11 12 (1.41%) Adobe
11 12 (1.41%) Avaya
11 12 (1.41%) Citrix
11 12 (1.41%) IBM
11 12 (1.41%) Nortel
12 11 (1.29%) CheckPoint
13 10 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.94%) ServiceNow
14 8 (0.94%) Splunk
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