The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
London / City of London
Rank 101 96 71
Rank change year-on-year -5 -25  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 53 64 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.77% 1.92% 2.78%
As % of the General category 3.47% 3.54% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 50 108
Median daily rate £450 £500 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £300 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £18.58 £47.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.88% -9.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £44.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -70.45% +69.23%  

Telecoms is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1528 1810 2674
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 51.04% 54.40% 52.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1197 1467 2068
Median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% +7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 18
Median hourly rate £18.27 £22.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.80% +25.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.26 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.07 £55.00 £47.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Telecoms as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in the City of London

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in the City of London

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in the City of London

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in the City of London

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in the City of London

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 39 (35.14%) Finance
2 31 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (20.72%) Java
4 22 (19.82%) Banking
5 20 (18.02%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (17.12%) Marketing
7 18 (16.22%) Programme Management
8 16 (14.41%) Digital Marketing
8 16 (14.41%) SAP
8 16 (14.41%) Python
9 15 (13.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 15 (13.51%) Games
9 15 (13.51%) Electronics
9 15 (13.51%) Manufacturing
10 14 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (12.61%) HTML
11 13 (11.71%) CSS
11 13 (11.71%) HTML5
11 13 (11.71%) REST
12 12 (10.81%) JavaScript
13 11 (9.91%) Degree
14 10 (9.01%) TDD
14 10 (9.01%) DevOps
14 10 (9.01%) Git (software)
15 9 (8.11%) MongoDB
15 9 (8.11%) Linux
16 8 (7.21%) SQL
16 8 (7.21%) Cisco
17 7 (6.31%) Ruby
17 7 (6.31%) Web Development

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 (4.50%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.70%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.80%) Confluence
4 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MS Office
2 2 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.80%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.90%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.90%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (13.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.90%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) PaaS
2 5 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.50%) GitHub
3 3 (2.70%) IaaS
3 3 (2.70%) SaaS
4 2 (1.80%) Datadog
5 1 (0.90%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) Firewall
1 6 (5.41%) Internet
1 6 (5.41%) LAN
1 6 (5.41%) VoIP
1 6 (5.41%) WAN
2 5 (4.50%) Wireless
3 3 (2.70%) PBX
3 3 (2.70%) PSTN
4 2 (1.80%) BGP
4 2 (1.80%) Broadband
4 2 (1.80%) DHCP
4 2 (1.80%) DNS
4 2 (1.80%) FTP
4 2 (1.80%) ISDN
4 2 (1.80%) NGN
4 2 (1.80%) OSPF
4 2 (1.80%) SAN
4 2 (1.80%) SMTP
4 2 (1.80%) VPN
4 2 (1.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.11%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.41%) Big Data
3 4 (3.60%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.80%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.80%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.80%) MySQL
4 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.80%) Redis
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.80%) Text Mining
5 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.90%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.90%) Cloudera CDH
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.90%) QlikView
5 1 (0.90%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (9.01%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.70%) JIRA
3 2 (1.80%) Bazaar
3 2 (1.80%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.80%) Subversion
4 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.90%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.90%) Geb
4 1 (0.90%) JMeter
4 1 (0.90%) Selenium
4 1 (0.90%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.90%) Zephyr
General
1 39 (35.14%) Finance
2 22 (19.82%) Banking
3 19 (17.12%) Marketing
4 15 (13.51%) Electronics
4 15 (13.51%) Games
4 15 (13.51%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.50%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.60%) French Language
7 2 (1.80%) Retail
8 1 (0.90%) Advertising
8 1 (0.90%) Automotive
8 1 (0.90%) Back Office
8 1 (0.90%) Billing
8 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.90%) Law
8 1 (0.90%) Legal
8 1 (0.90%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 31 (27.93%) Developer
2 12 (10.81%) Java Developer
3 10 (9.01%) Analyst
4 7 (6.31%) Junior
4 7 (6.31%) MongoDB Developer
4 7 (6.31%) Web Developer
5 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (4.50%) Project Manager
5 5 (4.50%) Tester
6 4 (3.60%) Data Engineer
6 4 (3.60%) Games Developer
6 4 (3.60%) Java Games Developer
6 4 (3.60%) Programme Manager
6 4 (3.60%) Telecoms Developer
6 4 (3.60%) Telecoms Java Developer
6 4 (3.60%) Telecoms Manager
6 4 (3.60%) Telecoms Specialist
7 3 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (2.70%) Graduate Tester
7 3 (2.70%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.61%) HTML
2 13 (11.71%) CSS
2 13 (11.71%) HTML5
2 13 (11.71%) REST
3 7 (6.31%) React
4 6 (5.41%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.50%) Natural Language Processing
5 5 (4.50%) RESTful
6 4 (3.60%) JDBC
6 4 (3.60%) XML
7 3 (2.70%) CSS3
7 3 (2.70%) Spring
7 3 (2.70%) Web Services
8 2 (1.80%) LAMP
8 2 (1.80%) SOAP
9 1 (0.90%) .NET
9 1 (0.90%) Ajax
9 1 (0.90%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.90%) DHTML
9 1 (0.90%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) Computer Science
1 6 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.50%) Equities
3 4 (3.60%) Spread Betting
3 4 (3.60%) User Experience
4 3 (2.70%) PMI
5 2 (1.80%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.80%) Clustering
5 2 (1.80%) CMDB
5 2 (1.80%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.80%) Handset
5 2 (1.80%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.80%) Social Media
5 2 (1.80%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.90%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.90%) iSeries
6 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.11%) Linux
2 4 (3.60%) CentOS
2 4 (3.60%) Windows
3 3 (2.70%) Unix
4 2 (1.80%) Android
4 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.80%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.80%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.02%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (16.22%) Programme Management
4 16 (14.41%) Digital Marketing
5 14 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (9.01%) DevOps
6 10 (9.01%) TDD
7 7 (6.31%) Front End Development
7 7 (6.31%) Microservices
7 7 (6.31%) Web Development
8 6 (5.41%) Analytics
8 6 (5.41%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.41%) ITIL
9 5 (4.50%) Business Analysis
9 5 (4.50%) Machine Learning
9 5 (4.50%) OO
9 5 (4.50%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.50%) Project Management
9 5 (4.50%) Service Management
9 5 (4.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.72%) Java
2 16 (14.41%) Python
3 12 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.21%) SQL
5 7 (6.31%) Ruby
6 5 (4.50%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.60%) Scala
8 3 (2.70%) C++
8 3 (2.70%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.70%) Perl
8 3 (2.70%) PHP
8 3 (2.70%) R
9 2 (1.80%) Go
10 1 (0.90%) C#
10 1 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) Degree
2 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.70%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.70%) PMP
5 2 (1.80%) PhD
6 1 (0.90%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.90%) CCNA
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.90%) ISEB
6 1 (0.90%) MCDST
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.90%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) PMO
2 1 (0.90%) GDPR
2 1 (0.90%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
1 3 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.80%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.80%) XenServer
3 1 (0.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) Puppet
2 4 (3.60%) Ansible
3 3 (2.70%) SCCM
4 2 (1.80%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.80%) Cobbler
4 2 (1.80%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.80%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (1.80%) Salt
4 2 (1.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.80%) Terraform
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (14.41%) SAP
2 8 (7.21%) Cisco
3 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.50%) Avaya
4 5 (4.50%) Oracle
4 5 (4.50%) VMware
5 4 (3.60%) Sybase
6 3 (2.70%) Siemens
6 3 (2.70%) Symantec
7 2 (1.80%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.80%) HP
7 2 (1.80%) Mitel
7 2 (1.80%) Nortel
7 2 (1.80%) Veritas
8 1 (0.90%) Adobe
8 1 (0.90%) Ariba
8 1 (0.90%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.90%) comScore
8 1 (0.90%) Sonus
8 1 (0.90%) Tableau
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