Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 202 136
Rank change year-on-year +71 -66 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 129 97 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.73% 1.07% 1.76%
As % of the General category 3.81% 2.10% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 78 119
Central London median daily rate £425 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £292
90th Percentile £646 £666 £638
London median daily rate £425 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Central London median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £190.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -86.84% -
London median hourly rate £42.50 £110.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -61.36% +388.89% -23.73%

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 3,383 4,624 4,612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 45.36% 50.89% 55.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,535 3,469 3,640
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +1.94% +8.42%
10th Percentile £320 £307 £313
90th Percentile £694 £688 £688
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 69 53
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.31 £12.62
90th Percentile £35.00 £37.09 £41.27
London median hourly rate £22.72 £23.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.34% +4.44% +12.50%

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 12 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Central London over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 12 November 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 +57 103 £425 -10.53% 45
City of Westminster +15 13 £550 -
West End of London +35 4 £713 -
Southwark - 1 £450 -
Telecoms
London

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 40 (31.01%) Finance
2 39 (30.23%) Public Sector
3 38 (29.46%) Programme Management
4 37 (28.68%) Electronics
4 37 (28.68%) SAP
4 37 (28.68%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (27.91%) Microsoft
5 36 (27.91%) Marketing
6 35 (27.13%) Manufacturing
6 35 (27.13%) Digital Marketing
7 25 (19.38%) Windows
8 21 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (13.95%) Project Management
10 17 (13.18%) Security Cleared
10 17 (13.18%) Windows 10
11 16 (12.40%) SC Cleared
12 15 (11.63%) Cisco
12 15 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
13 14 (10.85%) Active Directory
13 14 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (10.08%) Data Centre
14 13 (10.08%) Microsoft Office
14 13 (10.08%) Degree
15 12 (9.30%) WAN
16 11 (8.53%) TCP/IP
16 11 (8.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 11 (8.53%) Service Delivery
17 10 (7.75%) Wi-Fi
17 10 (7.75%) VPN
17 10 (7.75%) LAN

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 7 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.10%) Confluence
3 3 (2.33%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.55%) CMS
4 2 (1.55%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.78%) Apache
5 1 (0.78%) JBoss
5 1 (0.78%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.78%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (10.08%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (8.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (2.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.78%) Sketch
6 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.75%) Office 365
2 6 (4.65%) AWS
2 6 (4.65%) Azure
2 6 (4.65%) Force.com
3 5 (3.88%) SaaS
4 4 (3.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.33%) Apigee
6 2 (1.55%) GCP
6 2 (1.55%) Serverless
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.78%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.78%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.30%) WAN
2 11 (8.53%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.75%) LAN
3 10 (7.75%) VPN
3 10 (7.75%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (6.20%) Ethernet
4 8 (6.20%) MPLS
4 8 (6.20%) VoIP
5 7 (5.43%) 4G
6 6 (4.65%) BGP
6 6 (4.65%) Firewall
6 6 (4.65%) Internet
7 5 (3.88%) DHCP
7 5 (3.88%) DNS
8 4 (3.10%) OSPF
8 4 (3.10%) Wireless
9 3 (2.33%) BIG-IP
9 3 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (2.33%) Megaco
9 3 (2.33%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.33%) Big Data
3 2 (1.55%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.78%) BigQuery
4 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.78%) GIS
4 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.78%) Power BI
4 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.88%) JIRA
2 4 (3.10%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.33%) JIRA Agile
3 3 (2.33%) Moq
3 3 (2.33%) MSTest
3 3 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (31.01%) Finance
2 39 (30.23%) Public Sector
3 37 (28.68%) Electronics
4 36 (27.91%) Marketing
5 35 (27.13%) Manufacturing
6 7 (5.43%) Banking
7 5 (3.88%) Investment Banking
8 4 (3.10%) Back Office
8 4 (3.10%) Law
8 4 (3.10%) Legal
8 4 (3.10%) Publishing
9 3 (2.33%) Billing
10 2 (1.55%) German Language
10 2 (1.55%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (1.55%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.78%) French Language
11 1 (0.78%) Games
11 1 (0.78%) Local Government
11 1 (0.78%) Police
Job Titles
1 18 (13.95%) Developer
2 17 (13.18%) Consultant
3 10 (7.75%) Architect
4 9 (6.98%) SCCM Consultant
4 9 (6.98%) SCCM Engineer
4 9 (6.98%) Windows Consultant
4 9 (6.98%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (6.20%) Desktop Support
5 8 (6.20%) Salesforce Developer
6 7 (5.43%) Analyst
6 7 (5.43%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.43%) Telecoms Developer
7 6 (4.65%) Management Consultant
7 6 (4.65%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.88%) Deskside Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.10%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (3.10%) EPoS Engineer
9 4 (3.10%) Office 365 Specialist
9 4 (3.10%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.20%) REST
2 7 (5.43%) HTML
2 7 (5.43%) SOAP
2 7 (5.43%) Visualforce
3 6 (4.65%) CSS
3 6 (4.65%) Web Services
4 3 (2.33%) .NET
4 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (2.33%) Fluent NHibernate
4 3 (2.33%) jQuery
4 3 (2.33%) NHibernate
4 3 (2.33%) RESTful
4 3 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.55%) CSS3
5 2 (1.55%) HTML5
5 2 (1.55%) J2EE
5 2 (1.55%) Node.js
5 2 (1.55%) React
5 2 (1.55%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.08%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.98%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (6.20%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (4.65%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.88%) Social Media
6 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.10%) EPoS
7 3 (2.33%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.33%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.33%) W3C
8 2 (1.55%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.78%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.78%) Fibre Optics
9 1 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.78%) PKI
9 1 (0.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.38%) Windows
2 17 (13.18%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.88%) Android
3 5 (3.88%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.88%) Mac OS
3 5 (3.88%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.10%) Unix
4 4 (3.10%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.46%) Programme Management
2 37 (28.68%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (27.13%) Digital Marketing
4 21 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (13.95%) Project Management
6 14 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (8.53%) Service Delivery
8 10 (7.75%) Mobile Device Management
9 9 (6.98%) Decision-Making
9 9 (6.98%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 8 (6.20%) ITIL
11 7 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (5.43%) Migration
11 7 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (4.65%) Network Design
12 6 (4.65%) Project Delivery
12 6 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (4.65%) TDD
13 5 (3.88%) Quality Management
13 5 (3.88%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.98%) Java
2 8 (6.20%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.43%) Apex Code
4 6 (4.65%) SOQL
4 6 (4.65%) SOSL
5 4 (3.10%) C#
5 4 (3.10%) Python
5 4 (3.10%) SQL
6 3 (2.33%) Groovy
7 2 (1.55%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.55%) ES7
7 2 (1.55%) PHP
7 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.78%) C++
8 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.78%) Ruby
8 1 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (13.18%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.40%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.08%) Degree
4 10 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (6.20%) CCNA
6 5 (3.88%) CCIE
6 5 (3.88%) CCNP
7 4 (3.10%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (3.10%) CCDA
7 4 (3.10%) CCDP
8 3 (2.33%) BC Cleared
8 3 (2.33%) Dell Certification
8 3 (2.33%) MCP
9 2 (1.55%) JNCIE
9 2 (1.55%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.55%) PMP
9 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.78%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.78%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.33%) QA
2 3 (2.33%) WCAG
3 2 (1.55%) PMO
3 2 (1.55%) SLA
4 1 (0.78%) GDPR
4 1 (0.78%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.78%) RMADS
System Software
1 14 (10.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (6.98%) AirWatch
1 9 (6.98%) SCCM
2 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (3.10%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (2.33%) Ansible
4 1 (0.78%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.78%) QRadar
4 1 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (28.68%) SAP
2 36 (27.91%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.63%) Cisco
4 8 (6.20%) Oracle
4 8 (6.20%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.10%) BT
5 4 (3.10%) EMC
5 4 (3.10%) Huawei
5 4 (3.10%) Samsung
6 3 (2.33%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.33%) Bloomberg
6 3 (2.33%) CA
6 3 (2.33%) Dell
6 3 (2.33%) Fidessa
6 3 (2.33%) Fortinet
6 3 (2.33%) HP
6 3 (2.33%) Intel
6 3 (2.33%) Lotus
6 3 (2.33%) Nokia
7 2 (1.55%) Remedy