Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 143 128
Rank change year-on-year -56 -15 -7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 103 149 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.10% 1.72% 1.88%
As % of the General category 2.30% 3.24% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 122 109
Central London median daily rate £475 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +16.85%
10th Percentile £210 £220 £312
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Central London median hourly rate £25.00 £105.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.30% - -
London median hourly rate £110.00 £21.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +423.81% -28.81% -15.71%

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 4,477 4,603 3,851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 47.87% 53.23% 49.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,350 3,623 3,020
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +3.63%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £700 £675
London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 46 20
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +6.25% -5.33%
10th Percentile £14.90 £14.38 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.70 £46.00 £57.68
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £20.28
% change year-on-year -2.17% +13.44% -7.84%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018. 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 -45 83 £475 -9.52% 52
City of Westminster -2 4 - -
Kensington and Chelsea - 2 £535 -
West End of London - 1 - -
Telecoms
London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 26 (25.24%) Finance
2 23 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (15.53%) Degree
4 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
4 15 (14.56%) ITIL
5 14 (13.59%) Cisco
5 14 (13.59%) Project Management
6 13 (12.62%) Java
6 13 (12.62%) Docker
6 13 (12.62%) Data Centre
7 12 (11.65%) Windows
7 12 (11.65%) Linux
7 12 (11.65%) WAN
8 11 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (10.68%) Python
8 11 (10.68%) Service Delivery
8 11 (10.68%) Scrum
8 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
8 11 (10.68%) SC Cleared
9 10 (9.71%) Kubernetes
9 10 (9.71%) Banking
9 10 (9.71%) LAN
10 9 (8.74%) Programme Management
10 9 (8.74%) Change Management
10 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (8.74%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (7.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 8 (7.77%) Office 365
11 8 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management

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 4 (3.88%) Confluence
2 3 (2.91%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.94%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.97%) Apache
4 1 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.97%) JBoss
4 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.97%) SAS
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.97%) SugarCRM
4 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.94%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.97%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.97%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.77%) Office 365
3 4 (3.88%) GitHub
4 3 (2.91%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.94%) IaaS
5 2 (1.94%) PaaS
5 2 (1.94%) SaaS
6 1 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.97%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.97%) G Suite
6 1 (0.97%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.97%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.65%) WAN
2 10 (9.71%) LAN
3 7 (6.80%) Firewall
3 7 (6.80%) VoIP
4 6 (5.83%) VPN
5 5 (4.85%) DNS
5 5 (4.85%) MPLS
5 5 (4.85%) Network Security
5 5 (4.85%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.85%) Wireless
6 4 (3.88%) DHCP
6 4 (3.88%) Ethernet
6 4 (3.88%) Internet
6 4 (3.88%) SSL
7 3 (2.91%) AMQP
7 3 (2.91%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.91%) OSPF
7 3 (2.91%) Skype
7 3 (2.91%) Sourcefire
7 3 (2.91%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (5.83%) Big Data
1 6 (5.83%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.88%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.91%) SQLPlus
4 2 (1.94%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.94%) HBase
4 2 (1.94%) MySQL
5 1 (0.97%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.97%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Cucumber
1 5 (4.85%) JIRA
2 4 (3.88%) GoogleTest
2 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.97%) Hudson
3 1 (0.97%) Selenium
3 1 (0.97%) Spinnaker
3 1 (0.97%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 26 (25.24%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Banking
3 5 (4.85%) Legal
3 5 (4.85%) Marketing
3 5 (4.85%) Retail
4 4 (3.88%) Electronics
4 4 (3.88%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.88%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.91%) Front Office
5 3 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.94%) Billing
7 1 (0.97%) Games
7 1 (0.97%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (18.45%) Developer
2 9 (8.74%) Architect
3 8 (7.77%) Analyst
3 8 (7.77%) Project Manager
4 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (5.83%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (4.85%) IT Manager
6 5 (4.85%) Network Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) Python Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) Administrator
7 4 (3.88%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) Designer
7 4 (3.88%) Scala Developer
7 4 (3.88%) Senior Scala Developer
8 3 (2.91%) Business Continuity Specialist
8 3 (2.91%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (2.91%) Python Software Engineer
8 3 (2.91%) Scrum Master
8 3 (2.91%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.85%) Gherkin
1 5 (4.85%) Kafka
2 4 (3.88%) JSON
2 4 (3.88%) React
2 4 (3.88%) XML
3 3 (2.91%) Swagger
3 3 (2.91%) XMPP
4 2 (1.94%) .NET
4 2 (1.94%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.94%) Android SDK
4 2 (1.94%) CSS
4 2 (1.94%) Flask
4 2 (1.94%) HTML
4 2 (1.94%) Middleware
4 2 (1.94%) PySpark
4 2 (1.94%) Redux
4 2 (1.94%) Web Services
5 1 (0.97%) LAMP
5 1 (0.97%) SAML
5 1 (0.97%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.62%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.83%) User Experience
3 4 (3.88%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.91%) PKI
4 3 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.94%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.94%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.94%) IPTV
5 2 (1.94%) Life Science
5 2 (1.94%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (1.94%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.94%) STB
5 2 (1.94%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.97%) BBC
6 1 (0.97%) IVR
6 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.97%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.97%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.65%) Linux
1 12 (11.65%) Windows
2 5 (4.85%) Android
2 5 (4.85%) Windows 7
2 5 (4.85%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.88%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.91%) Unix
5 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.94%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.97%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (14.56%) ITIL
3 14 (13.59%) Project Management
4 11 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (10.68%) Scrum
4 11 (10.68%) Service Delivery
5 9 (8.74%) Change Management
5 9 (8.74%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (8.74%) Programme Management
6 8 (7.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.80%) Migration
8 6 (5.83%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (5.83%) DevOps
8 6 (5.83%) Machine Learning
8 6 (5.83%) Microservices
9 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
9 5 (4.85%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (4.85%) SIEM
9 5 (4.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.62%) Java
2 11 (10.68%) Python
3 8 (7.77%) SQL
4 7 (6.80%) C++
5 6 (5.83%) Scala
6 3 (2.91%) C#
6 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.91%) Perl
6 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.91%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.97%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.97%) C
7 1 (0.97%) PHP
7 1 (0.97%) Rust
7 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (15.53%) Degree
2 11 (10.68%) SC Cleared
2 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.85%) Master's Degree
4 4 (3.88%) CCNP
4 4 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.88%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.91%) CCNA
6 2 (1.94%) CISSP
6 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.94%) PMP
7 1 (0.97%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.97%) CCDA
7 1 (0.97%) CCDP
7 1 (0.97%) CCIE
7 1 (0.97%) MCSE
7 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.97%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) HIPAA
1 2 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.97%) FedRAMP
2 1 (0.97%) FISMA
2 1 (0.97%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (0.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.97%) PMO
2 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 13 (12.62%) Docker
2 6 (5.83%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (9.71%) Kubernetes
2 6 (5.83%) Ansible
3 3 (2.91%) QRadar
4 2 (1.94%) Puppet
4 2 (1.94%) SCCM
5 1 (0.97%) CASB
5 1 (0.97%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.59%) Cisco
3 7 (6.80%) Oracle
4 5 (4.85%) CheckPoint
4 5 (4.85%) SAP
5 4 (3.88%) Google
5 4 (3.88%) VMware
6 3 (2.91%) Juniper
6 3 (2.91%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.91%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.94%) Apple
7 2 (1.94%) Aruba
7 2 (1.94%) F5
7 2 (1.94%) Forcepoint
7 2 (1.94%) Meraki
7 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.94%) Sophos
8 1 (0.97%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.97%) Splunk
8 1 (0.97%) Tableau