Period
to 19 July 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Telecommunications
London > Central London
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 164 187 138
Rank change year-on-year +23 -49 -16
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 119 115 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.38% 1.24% 1.67%
As % of the General category 3.08% 2.50% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 96 96
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +10.47%
10th Percentile £304 £266 £181
90th Percentile £634 £638 £619
London median daily rate £463 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -2.63% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Central London median hourly rate £47.50 - £21.16
10th Percentile £43.75 - £13.94
90th Percentile £51.25 - £109.04
London median hourly rate £16.00 £43.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -62.79% +168.75% -62.35%

Telecoms is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,863 4,602 3,874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 44.66% 49.61% 50.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,879 3,527 3,011
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £315
90th Percentile £676 £700 £675
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 49 48
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +8.41% -13.75%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.00 £12.52
90th Percentile £50.33 £31.69 £36.95
London median hourly rate £21.09 £24.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -12.13% +12.94% +1.19%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Central London

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Telecoms in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Central London

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Central London over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Central London

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Central London

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Central 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 Central London region over the 6 months to 19 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +11 99 £425 -8.11% 39
City of Westminster -9 9 £613 -
Southwark - 1 - -
West End of London - 1 - -
Telecoms
London

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 37 (31.09%) Finance
2 26 (21.85%) Project Management
3 25 (21.01%) SAP
3 25 (21.01%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (21.01%) Programme Management
4 24 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (19.33%) Electronics
5 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
6 21 (17.65%) Manufacturing
6 21 (17.65%) Marketing
6 21 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
7 20 (16.81%) SC Cleared
7 20 (16.81%) Security Cleared
8 19 (15.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (15.13%) Windows
10 17 (14.29%) WAN
11 15 (12.61%) Microsoft Office
11 15 (12.61%) Service Delivery
11 15 (12.61%) Degree
12 14 (11.76%) Cisco
12 14 (11.76%) Data Centre
13 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Excel
14 12 (10.08%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (10.08%) Internet
15 11 (9.24%) MPLS
15 11 (9.24%) Web Services
15 11 (9.24%) CCNP
15 11 (9.24%) Ethernet
15 11 (9.24%) VPN
15 11 (9.24%) Windows 10

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.36%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.52%) Apache
4 2 (1.68%) Confluence
4 2 (1.68%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.84%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (12.61%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (8.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (3.36%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (1.68%) Camtasia
6 2 (1.68%) Snagit
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.04%) Force.com
4 5 (4.20%) IaaS
4 5 (4.20%) Office 365
4 5 (4.20%) PaaS
5 4 (3.36%) SaaS
6 3 (2.52%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.52%) Apigee
6 3 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.68%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (1.68%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.68%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.84%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.29%) WAN
2 12 (10.08%) Internet
3 11 (9.24%) Ethernet
3 11 (9.24%) MPLS
3 11 (9.24%) VPN
4 9 (7.56%) Firewall
4 9 (7.56%) LAN
4 9 (7.56%) VoIP
5 8 (6.72%) BGP
6 7 (5.88%) OSPF
6 7 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.20%) Network Security
7 5 (4.20%) SDH
8 4 (3.36%) Converged Networks
9 3 (2.52%) DWDM
9 3 (2.52%) SNMP
9 3 (2.52%) SSL
9 3 (2.52%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.36%) Big Data
2 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.68%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.84%) BigQuery
4 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Smart View
4 1 (0.84%) QlikView
4 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) JIRA
2 3 (2.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.68%) Git (software)
General
1 37 (31.09%) Finance
2 23 (19.33%) Electronics
3 21 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 21 (17.65%) Marketing
4 4 (3.36%) Banking
4 4 (3.36%) Billing
5 3 (2.52%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.68%) Legal
6 2 (1.68%) Publishing
7 1 (0.84%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.84%) Games
7 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.84%) Law
7 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (12.61%) Project Manager
2 13 (10.92%) Architect
2 13 (10.92%) Developer
3 10 (8.40%) Designer
4 9 (7.56%) Analyst
4 9 (7.56%) Consultant
5 8 (6.72%) SCCM Consultant
5 8 (6.72%) SCCM Engineer
5 8 (6.72%) Windows Consultant
5 8 (6.72%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (5.88%) Telecoms Developer
7 6 (5.04%) Salesforce Developer
8 5 (4.20%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Technical Writer
8 5 (4.20%) Transformation Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Process Analyst
9 4 (3.36%) Senior Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (3.36%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.24%) Web Services
2 10 (8.40%) REST
2 10 (8.40%) SOAP
3 6 (5.04%) Visualforce
4 3 (2.52%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (2.52%) JSON
4 3 (2.52%) Kafka
5 2 (1.68%) Apache NiFi
5 2 (1.68%) JMS
5 2 (1.68%) Node.js
5 2 (1.68%) RESTful
5 2 (1.68%) XML
6 1 (0.84%) CSS
6 1 (0.84%) HTML
6 1 (0.84%) React
6 1 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.84%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.56%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (6.72%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.36%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.36%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.36%) Social Media
4 4 (3.36%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.52%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.52%) User Experience
6 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.68%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.68%) Video Editing
6 2 (1.68%) Wiki
7 1 (0.84%) CMDB
7 1 (0.84%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.84%) PKI
7 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.13%) Windows
2 11 (9.24%) Windows 10
3 6 (5.04%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.52%) Linux
5 2 (1.68%) Android
5 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.68%) Unix
5 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.68%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.84%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.84%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.85%) Project Management
2 25 (21.01%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (21.01%) Programme Management
3 24 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
5 19 (15.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (12.61%) Service Delivery
7 11 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (7.56%) Technical Leadership
9 8 (6.72%) Data Modelling
9 8 (6.72%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 8 (6.72%) Migration
9 8 (6.72%) Mobile Device Management
9 8 (6.72%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (5.88%) Test Management
11 6 (5.04%) Change Management
11 6 (5.04%) Network Architecture
11 6 (5.04%) PRINCE2
12 5 (4.20%) Network Management
12 5 (4.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.88%) SQL
2 6 (5.04%) Apex Code
2 6 (5.04%) Java
2 6 (5.04%) Python
2 6 (5.04%) SOQL
2 6 (5.04%) SOSL
3 3 (2.52%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.68%) Java 8
5 1 (0.84%) C
5 1 (0.84%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.84%) Perl
5 1 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (16.81%) SC Cleared
1 20 (16.81%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.61%) Degree
3 12 (10.08%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (9.24%) CCNP
5 10 (8.40%) BC Cleared
5 10 (8.40%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (8.40%) CCIE
5 10 (8.40%) CCNA
6 8 (6.72%) CCDA
6 8 (6.72%) CCDP
7 5 (4.20%) MCSE
7 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.20%) PMP
8 4 (3.36%) AWS Certification
8 4 (3.36%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.68%) JNCIE
9 2 (1.68%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 7 (5.88%) SLA
2 4 (3.36%) PMO
3 2 (1.68%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.68%) RMADS
4 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.84%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (7.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.20%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.84%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.84%) IAG
3 1 (0.84%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (6.72%) AirWatch
1 8 (6.72%) SCCM
2 3 (2.52%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.52%) Kibana
2 3 (2.52%) logstash
2 3 (2.52%) Nagios
2 3 (2.52%) RANCID
3 2 (1.68%) Ansible
3 2 (1.68%) Cacti
3 2 (1.68%) Icinga
3 2 (1.68%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.68%) OpenView
3 2 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.68%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.84%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.84%) CASB
4 1 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.84%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (21.01%) SAP
2 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.76%) Cisco
4 7 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (4.20%) VMware
6 4 (3.36%) HP
6 4 (3.36%) Juniper
7 3 (2.52%) Amdocs
7 3 (2.52%) Comptel
7 3 (2.52%) Nokia
7 3 (2.52%) Oracle
7 3 (2.52%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.68%) CA
8 2 (1.68%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.68%) Cramer
8 2 (1.68%) F5
8 2 (1.68%) Kaseya
8 2 (1.68%) NetCracker
8 2 (1.68%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.68%) SevOne