Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 126 126
Rank change year-on-year -25 0 -51
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 102 113 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.48% 1.82% 1.63%
As % of the General category 2.80% 3.42% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 84 80
City of London median daily rate £463 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £237 £251 £273
90th Percentile £638 £613 £638
Central London median daily rate £450 £470 £425
% change year-on-year -4.26% +10.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
City of London median hourly rate - £21.16 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -55.46% +171.43%
Central London median hourly rate - £21.16 £47.50
% change year-on-year - -55.46% +171.43%

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 3,648 3,306 3,569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 52.95% 53.24% 54.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,869 2,607 2,948
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £321 £300
90th Percentile £710 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 34 26
City of London median hourly rate £21.25 £15.87 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.92% -20.66% +1.45%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.52 £11.00
90th Percentile £38.47 £29.98 £53.13
Central London median hourly rate £21.25 £15.98 £21.00
% change year-on-year +32.98% -23.90% +3.16%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 53 (51.96%) Finance
2 38 (37.25%) Java
3 37 (36.27%) Banking
4 22 (21.57%) JavaScript
5 20 (19.61%) Web Development
5 20 (19.61%) React
6 18 (17.65%) Games
7 15 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (14.71%) Programme Management
8 13 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (12.75%) Marketing
8 13 (12.75%) Digital Marketing
8 13 (12.75%) SAP
8 13 (12.75%) Electronics
8 13 (12.75%) Manufacturing
9 12 (11.76%) OO
10 11 (10.78%) Test Automation
11 10 (9.80%) Windows
11 10 (9.80%) Microsoft
11 10 (9.80%) Security Cleared
12 9 (8.82%) Python
12 9 (8.82%) C++
13 8 (7.84%) SQL
13 8 (7.84%) SC Cleared
13 8 (7.84%) Degree
13 8 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (6.86%) Decision-Making
14 7 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
14 7 (6.86%) REST
14 7 (6.86%) Selenium

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 (3.92%) Apache
2 2 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.96%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.98%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.98%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.98%) IIS
3 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.98%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (0.98%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.98%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.88%) Office 365
3 5 (4.90%) SaaS
4 4 (3.92%) G Suite
4 4 (3.92%) GitHub
4 4 (3.92%) PaaS
5 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.96%) IaaS
6 2 (1.96%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.98%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.86%) DNS
2 5 (4.90%) DHCP
2 5 (4.90%) Firewall
2 5 (4.90%) MPLS
2 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.90%) WAN
3 4 (3.92%) HTTP
3 4 (3.92%) Network Security
4 3 (2.94%) ICMP
4 3 (2.94%) LAN
4 3 (2.94%) LTE
4 3 (2.94%) TETRA
4 3 (2.94%) VoIP
4 3 (2.94%) VPN
5 2 (1.96%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.96%) Multicast
5 2 (1.96%) Skype
6 1 (0.98%) FTP
6 1 (0.98%) Telepresence
6 1 (0.98%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.92%) RDBMS
1 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.98%) Big Data
4 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.98%) MySQL
4 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.98%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Selenium
2 5 (4.90%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.92%) Appium
3 4 (3.92%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.92%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.92%) JUnit
3 4 (3.92%) Maven
4 3 (2.94%) webpack
5 1 (0.98%) Babel
5 1 (0.98%) JIRA
General
1 53 (51.96%) Finance
2 37 (36.27%) Banking
3 18 (17.65%) Games
4 13 (12.75%) Electronics
4 13 (12.75%) Manufacturing
4 13 (12.75%) Marketing
5 4 (3.92%) Front Office
5 4 (3.92%) Retail
6 2 (1.96%) Billing
6 2 (1.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.98%) Advertising
7 1 (0.98%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (33.33%) Developer
2 23 (22.55%) Java Developer
3 20 (19.61%) React Developer
4 18 (17.65%) Java Web Developer
4 18 (17.65%) Web Developer
5 10 (9.80%) Analyst
5 10 (9.80%) Architect
6 7 (6.86%) Test Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.90%) Lead Architect
8 5 (4.90%) Senior Test Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Telecoms Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Telecoms Test Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Android Developer
9 4 (3.92%) IT Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Test Automation Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.61%) React
2 7 (6.86%) REST
3 5 (4.90%) Gherkin
3 5 (4.90%) Node.js
4 4 (3.92%) .NET
4 4 (3.92%) Apache POI
4 4 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (2.94%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.94%) JSON
6 2 (1.96%) CSS
6 2 (1.96%) Jest
6 2 (1.96%) Laravel
6 2 (1.96%) Redux
6 2 (1.96%) Sass
6 2 (1.96%) Spring
6 2 (1.96%) XML
7 1 (0.98%) D3.js
7 1 (0.98%) Electron Framework
7 1 (0.98%) Enzyme
7 1 (0.98%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (3.92%) Algorithms
2 4 (3.92%) Derivative
2 4 (3.92%) User Experience
3 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.96%) CMDB
4 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.96%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.96%) Handset
4 2 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.96%) iPad
4 2 (1.96%) iPhone
4 2 (1.96%) PKI
4 2 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.98%) Life Science
5 1 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.80%) Windows
2 6 (5.88%) Android
2 6 (5.88%) Windows 10
3 5 (4.90%) Linux
4 4 (3.92%) CentOS
4 4 (3.92%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.92%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.94%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.61%) Web Development
2 15 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (14.71%) Programme Management
3 13 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (12.75%) Digital Marketing
4 12 (11.76%) OO
5 11 (10.78%) Test Automation
6 8 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (6.86%) Decision-Making
7 7 (6.86%) ITIL
7 7 (6.86%) Migration
7 7 (6.86%) Project Management
7 7 (6.86%) Scrum
7 7 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.92%) Android Development
8 4 (3.92%) Asset Management
8 4 (3.92%) Change Management
8 4 (3.92%) Physics
8 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.92%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (37.25%) Java
2 22 (21.57%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.82%) C++
3 9 (8.82%) Python
4 8 (7.84%) SQL
5 4 (3.92%) C#
6 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.96%) ES8
7 2 (1.96%) PHP
8 1 (0.98%) C
8 1 (0.98%) ES6
Qualifications
1 10 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.84%) Degree
2 8 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) APMG
3 1 (0.98%) APMP
3 1 (0.98%) CCIE
3 1 (0.98%) CCNA
3 1 (0.98%) CCNP
3 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.98%) CISSP
3 1 (0.98%) CREST Certified
3 1 (0.98%) HNC
3 1 (0.98%) IIBA
3 1 (0.98%) ISEB
3 1 (0.98%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.98%) MBA
3 1 (0.98%) MCSE
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.98%) SANS
3 1 (0.98%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) PMO
1 2 (1.96%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) GDPR
2 1 (0.98%) HL7
2 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.92%) Docker
3 3 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.98%) CSIRT
2 1 (0.98%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.98%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.98%) Puppet
2 1 (0.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (12.75%) SAP
2 10 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.90%) Cisco
4 4 (3.92%) CheckPoint
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle
5 2 (1.96%) Blue Coat
5 2 (1.96%) Lumension
5 2 (1.96%) McAfee
5 2 (1.96%) Palo Alto
5 2 (1.96%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.98%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.98%) Arista
6 1 (0.98%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (0.98%) Forcepoint
6 1 (0.98%) Google
6 1 (0.98%) Ivanti
6 1 (0.98%) Meraki
6 1 (0.98%) Qualys
6 1 (0.98%) SnapLogic
6 1 (0.98%) VMware