Period
to 14 August 2018

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 6 months to 14 August 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 123 128
Rank change year-on-year -47 +5 -47
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 89 127 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.27% 1.94% 1.69%
As % of the General category 2.46% 3.55% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 93 87
City of London median daily rate £475 £525 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +22.09% +1.18%
10th Percentile £306 £248 £305
90th Percentile £638 £666 £605
Central London median daily rate £475 £525 £438
% change year-on-year -9.52% +20.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
City of London median hourly rate - £21.16 -
Central London median hourly rate - £21.16 -

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 the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,618 3,573 3,645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 51.80% 54.49% 53.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,813 2,817 3,035
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.25% +2.11%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £306
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 39 24
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.54 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.96% +2.70% +1.45%
10th Percentile £14.15 £13.47 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.28 £31.25 £33.30
Central London median hourly rate £18.85 £20.52 £20.00
% change year-on-year -8.14% +2.60% -4.76%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 14 August 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 44 (49.44%) Finance
2 35 (39.33%) Java
3 32 (35.96%) Banking
4 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
5 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (17.98%) React
6 14 (15.73%) Test Automation
6 14 (15.73%) Web Development
7 13 (14.61%) Programme Management
7 13 (14.61%) Games
7 13 (14.61%) Scrum
7 13 (14.61%) OO
7 13 (14.61%) Python
7 13 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (13.48%) C++
9 11 (12.36%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (11.24%) Linux
10 10 (11.24%) Docker
11 9 (10.11%) Cucumber
11 9 (10.11%) Gherkin
11 9 (10.11%) Degree
12 8 (8.99%) Marketing
12 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
12 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
12 8 (8.99%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (8.99%) SAP
12 8 (8.99%) Manufacturing
12 8 (8.99%) Electronics
12 8 (8.99%) Data Centre
13 7 (7.87%) Jenkins

Telecoms
Co-occurring 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 4 (4.49%) Apache
2 3 (3.37%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.25%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.25%) Confluence
4 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.12%) IIS
4 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (1.12%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.12%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.87%) GitHub
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.37%) Office 365
4 3 (3.37%) OpenShift
4 3 (3.37%) PaaS
4 3 (3.37%) SaaS
5 1 (1.12%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.12%) G Suite
5 1 (1.12%) IaaS
5 1 (1.12%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) DNS
2 6 (6.74%) WAN
3 5 (5.62%) DHCP
3 5 (5.62%) Firewall
3 5 (5.62%) MPLS
3 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.49%) HTTP
4 4 (4.49%) Internet
4 4 (4.49%) LAN
4 4 (4.49%) Network Security
5 3 (3.37%) AMQP
5 3 (3.37%) ICMP
5 3 (3.37%) MQTT
5 3 (3.37%) Skype
5 3 (3.37%) VPN
6 2 (2.25%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.25%) Multicast
7 1 (1.12%) ATM
7 1 (1.12%) FTP
7 1 (1.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
1 4 (4.49%) RDBMS
1 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.25%) Big Data
3 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.12%) MySQL
4 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.12%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Cucumber
2 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.87%) Selenium
3 4 (4.49%) Appium
3 4 (4.49%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.49%) GoogleTest
3 4 (4.49%) JUnit
3 4 (4.49%) Maven
4 2 (2.25%) webpack
5 1 (1.12%) Babel
5 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 44 (49.44%) Finance
2 32 (35.96%) Banking
3 13 (14.61%) Games
4 8 (8.99%) Electronics
4 8 (8.99%) Manufacturing
4 8 (8.99%) Marketing
5 3 (3.37%) Front Office
5 3 (3.37%) Retail
6 2 (2.25%) Billing
6 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Advertising
7 1 (1.12%) Legal
7 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (34.83%) Developer
2 18 (20.22%) Java Developer
3 16 (17.98%) React Developer
4 13 (14.61%) Java Web Developer
4 13 (14.61%) Web Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Architect
6 10 (11.24%) Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) Test Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.62%) Lead Architect
9 5 (5.62%) Senior Test Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Telecoms Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Telecoms Test Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) Android Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Lead Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Scrum Master
10 4 (4.49%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Test Automation Developer
11 3 (3.37%) .NET Developer
11 3 (3.37%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.98%) React
2 9 (10.11%) Gherkin
3 6 (6.74%) REST
4 5 (5.62%) JSON
4 5 (5.62%) Node.js
5 4 (4.49%) Apache POI
5 4 (4.49%) Swagger
5 4 (4.49%) XML
6 3 (3.37%) .NET
6 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.37%) Kafka
6 3 (3.37%) Redux
6 3 (3.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (3.37%) XMPP
7 2 (2.25%) Android SDK
7 2 (2.25%) CSS
7 2 (2.25%) Jest
7 2 (2.25%) Spring
8 1 (1.12%) Electron Framework
8 1 (1.12%) Enzyme
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.62%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (4.49%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.37%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.37%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.37%) Derivative
4 3 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.37%) User Experience
5 2 (2.25%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.25%) iPad
5 2 (2.25%) iPhone
6 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.12%) Eurex
6 1 (1.12%) Fintech
6 1 (1.12%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.24%) Linux
2 7 (7.87%) Windows
3 5 (5.62%) Android
4 4 (4.49%) CentOS
4 4 (4.49%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.25%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.73%) Test Automation
2 14 (15.73%) Web Development
3 13 (14.61%) OO
3 13 (14.61%) Programme Management
3 13 (14.61%) Scrum
4 11 (12.36%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (8.99%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (7.87%) ITIL
6 7 (7.87%) Migration
6 7 (7.87%) Project Management
7 4 (4.49%) Android Development
7 4 (4.49%) Change Management
7 4 (4.49%) Decision-Making
7 4 (4.49%) DevOps
7 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (4.49%) Physics
7 4 (4.49%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (4.49%) Software Architecture
7 4 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (39.33%) Java
2 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.61%) Python
4 12 (13.48%) C++
5 7 (7.87%) SQL
6 3 (3.37%) C#
6 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.25%) ES8
8 1 (1.12%) ES6
8 1 (1.12%) PHP
8 1 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) Degree
2 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
2 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) Master's Degree
3 2 (2.25%) MBA
3 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.12%) APMP
4 1 (1.12%) CCIE
4 1 (1.12%) CCNA
4 1 (1.12%) CCNP
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.12%) CISM
4 1 (1.12%) CISSP
4 1 (1.12%) IIBA
4 1 (1.12%) MCSE
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.12%) PgMP
4 1 (1.12%) PMP
4 1 (1.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) FISMA
2 1 (1.12%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.12%) HL7
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) PMO
2 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (11.24%) Docker
2 5 (5.62%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.49%) Ansible
3 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.25%) Puppet
4 1 (1.12%) CSIRT
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (8.99%) SAP
2 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.74%) Cisco
4 5 (5.62%) Google
4 5 (5.62%) Oracle
5 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.25%) VMware
7 1 (1.12%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.12%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.12%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.12%) F5
7 1 (1.12%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.12%) Lumension
7 1 (1.12%) McAfee
7 1 (1.12%) Qualys
7 1 (1.12%) Reuters
7 1 (1.12%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.12%) Tableau
7 1 (1.12%) TIBCO