Period
to 19 March 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 March 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 183 175 132
Rank change year-on-year -8 -43 -21
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 116 117 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.31% 1.29% 1.78%
As % of the General category 2.78% 2.50% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 103 96
Central London median daily rate £425 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £185 £192 £225
90th Percentile £625 £638 £588
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Central London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £16.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.05% +25.28% -66.48%
10th Percentile £22.50 £20.50 £13.14
90th Percentile £27.50 £21.50 £21.23
London median hourly rate £110.00 £37.50 £22.84
% change year-on-year +193.33% +64.22% -46.27%

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 4,176 4,678 3,519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 47.06% 51.53% 49.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,051 3,664 2,740
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £306 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £700 £675
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 51 27
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £19.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +7.93% -12.44%
10th Percentile £13.48 £15.00 £13.05
90th Percentile £35.00 £53.50 £39.15
London median hourly rate £23.00 £23.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.90% -5.25% +11.11%

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 March 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 March 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 -6 85 £425 -15.00% 46
City of Westminster +5 12 £425 -29.17%
West End of London -25 2 - -
Kensington and Chelsea - 2 £535 -
Southwark -34 1 - -
Telecoms
London

For the 6 months to 19 March 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 29 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (23.28%) Finance
3 19 (16.38%) SC Cleared
3 19 (16.38%) Security Cleared
4 18 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (15.52%) Microsoft
4 18 (15.52%) Project Management
5 17 (14.66%) Windows
5 17 (14.66%) Service Delivery
5 17 (14.66%) Degree
6 14 (12.07%) WAN
6 14 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (11.21%) Cisco
7 13 (11.21%) ITIL
8 12 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (9.48%) Oracle
9 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Office
10 10 (8.62%) SQL
10 10 (8.62%) Linux
10 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
10 10 (8.62%) VPN
10 10 (8.62%) Migration
11 9 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (7.76%) Marketing
11 9 (7.76%) Windows Server
11 9 (7.76%) Firewall
11 9 (7.76%) Programme Management
11 9 (7.76%) LAN
11 9 (7.76%) Java
11 9 (7.76%) Active Directory

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 (3.45%) Confluence
1 4 (3.45%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.59%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.72%) Apache
3 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.72%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.86%) JBoss
4 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.86%) SugarCRM
4 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (6.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (3.45%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.72%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.90%) Office 365
3 5 (4.31%) IaaS
3 5 (4.31%) PaaS
4 2 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.72%) Amazon Glacier
4 2 (1.72%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.72%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (1.72%) Slack
4 2 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.86%) Apigee
5 1 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.86%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.86%) GitHub
5 1 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.86%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.07%) WAN
2 10 (8.62%) VPN
3 9 (7.76%) Firewall
3 9 (7.76%) LAN
4 8 (6.90%) Ethernet
4 8 (6.90%) VoIP
5 7 (6.03%) Internet
6 6 (5.17%) MPLS
6 6 (5.17%) SSL
6 6 (5.17%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.31%) Wireless
8 4 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (3.45%) Converged Networks
8 4 (3.45%) SAN
9 3 (2.59%) BGP
9 3 (2.59%) DHCP
9 3 (2.59%) DNS
9 3 (2.59%) OSPF
9 3 (2.59%) Sourcefire
10 2 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.03%) Big Data
2 6 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.59%) SQLPlus
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.72%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.72%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.72%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.72%) HBase
5 2 (1.72%) MySQL
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.17%) JIRA
2 3 (2.59%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.86%) Hudson
4 1 (0.86%) Spinnaker
4 1 (0.86%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 27 (23.28%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Marketing
3 8 (6.90%) Electronics
4 7 (6.03%) Manufacturing
5 6 (5.17%) Billing
5 6 (5.17%) Legal
6 4 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (3.45%) Retail
7 3 (2.59%) Banking
8 2 (1.72%) Front Office
9 1 (0.86%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (12.93%) Developer
2 14 (12.07%) Architect
3 11 (9.48%) Project Manager
4 10 (8.62%) Designer
5 7 (6.03%) Analyst
5 7 (6.03%) Junior
6 6 (5.17%) IT Manager
7 5 (4.31%) Administrator
7 5 (4.31%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (3.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (3.45%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Designer
8 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.45%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.45%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.45%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.31%) Kafka
1 5 (4.31%) Web Services
2 4 (3.45%) JSON
3 3 (2.59%) React
3 3 (2.59%) REST
3 3 (2.59%) SOAP
4 2 (1.72%) Apache NiFi
4 2 (1.72%) CSS
4 2 (1.72%) CSS3
4 2 (1.72%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.72%) Flask
4 2 (1.72%) HTML
4 2 (1.72%) HTML5
4 2 (1.72%) JMS
4 2 (1.72%) LDAP
4 2 (1.72%) Node.js
4 2 (1.72%) PySpark
4 2 (1.72%) XML
5 1 (0.86%) OpenID
5 1 (0.86%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.03%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.17%) User Experience
4 4 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.45%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.59%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.59%) PKI
5 3 (2.59%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.72%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.72%) Life Science
6 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.72%) Wiki
7 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.86%) Fintech
7 1 (0.86%) PMI
7 1 (0.86%) Replication
7 1 (0.86%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.66%) Windows
2 10 (8.62%) Linux
3 9 (7.76%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.31%) Unix
4 5 (4.31%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.45%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.59%) Android
6 3 (2.59%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.86%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.52%) Project Management
2 18 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (14.66%) Service Delivery
4 14 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (11.21%) ITIL
6 12 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (8.62%) Migration
8 9 (7.76%) Programme Management
9 8 (6.90%) Change Management
9 8 (6.90%) DevOps
9 8 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (6.90%) Microservices
10 6 (5.17%) Asset Management
10 6 (5.17%) Data Migration
10 6 (5.17%) Data Modelling
10 6 (5.17%) Machine Learning
10 6 (5.17%) Network Architecture
10 6 (5.17%) Server Virtualisation
10 6 (5.17%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.62%) SQL
2 9 (7.76%) Java
3 8 (6.90%) Python
4 5 (4.31%) Scala
5 4 (3.45%) Perl
6 3 (2.59%) Java 8
6 3 (2.59%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.72%) C
7 2 (1.72%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.86%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.86%) C#
8 1 (0.86%) C++
8 1 (0.86%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.86%) Rust
8 1 (0.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (16.38%) SC Cleared
1 19 (16.38%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.66%) Degree
3 7 (6.03%) BC Cleared
3 7 (6.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (5.17%) CCNP
4 6 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.31%) CCDA
5 5 (4.31%) CCDP
5 5 (4.31%) CCIE
5 5 (4.31%) CCNA
5 5 (4.31%) MCSE
5 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.31%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.45%) AWS Certification
6 4 (3.45%) PMP
7 3 (2.59%) Master's Degree
8 2 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) SLA
2 3 (2.59%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.72%) PMO
4 1 (0.86%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.86%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (7.76%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.03%) Docker
3 6 (5.17%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.86%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.86%) IAG
5 1 (0.86%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.59%) Ansible
2 3 (2.59%) QRadar
3 2 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.72%) Kibana
3 2 (1.72%) logstash
3 2 (1.72%) Nagios
3 2 (1.72%) RANCID
3 2 (1.72%) SCCM
4 1 (0.86%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.86%) Cacti
4 1 (0.86%) CASB
4 1 (0.86%) Icinga
4 1 (0.86%) OpenView
4 1 (0.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.21%) Cisco
3 11 (9.48%) Oracle
4 8 (6.90%) SAP
4 8 (6.90%) VMware
5 4 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.59%) Comptel
6 3 (2.59%) Nokia
6 3 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.59%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.72%) Amdocs
7 2 (1.72%) Cramer
7 2 (1.72%) F5
7 2 (1.72%) HP
7 2 (1.72%) Juniper
7 2 (1.72%) Polycom
7 2 (1.72%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.86%) EMC
8 1 (0.86%) NetCracker