Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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.

Telecommunications
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 136 101
Rank change year-on-year +19 -35 -3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 136 117 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.92% 1.77% 2.23%
As % of the General category 3.45% 3.36% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 97 149
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £274 £308 £240
90th Percentile £638 £593 £600
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
City of London median hourly rate £190.00 - £16.00
Central London median hourly rate £190.00 - £17.50

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 3942 3486 4930
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 55.62% 52.86% 53.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3171 2812 3837
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +5.41%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 19 50
City of London median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +6.41%
10th Percentile £12.86 £11.20 £12.00
90th Percentile £36.95 £49.17 £48.97
Central London median hourly rate £20.88 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.38% -4.76% +5.00%

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 20 November 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 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

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Moorgate - 1 - -
Telecoms
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 66 (48.53%) Finance
2 54 (39.71%) Banking
3 45 (33.09%) Java
4 37 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (26.47%) Games
6 32 (23.53%) Degree
6 32 (23.53%) Computer Science
6 32 (23.53%) Oracle
7 31 (22.79%) Test Automation
8 28 (20.59%) SQL
9 25 (18.38%) JavaScript
10 24 (17.65%) RDBMS
10 24 (17.65%) Mathematics
10 24 (17.65%) Relational Database
11 23 (16.91%) REST
12 22 (16.18%) Sybase
13 20 (14.71%) Equities
13 20 (14.71%) Numerate Degree
14 18 (13.24%) React
15 16 (11.76%) Web Development
16 15 (11.03%) Programme Management
17 13 (9.56%) Marketing
17 13 (9.56%) Microsoft
17 13 (9.56%) Skype
17 13 (9.56%) Skype for Business
18 12 (8.82%) Cisco
18 12 (8.82%) Windows
19 11 (8.09%) Linux
19 11 (8.09%) SAP
19 11 (8.09%) Project Management

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 13 (9.56%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.94%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.47%) Apache
4 2 (1.47%) Confluence
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Radian6
1 3 (2.21%) Social Studio
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.62%) Office 365
2 6 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.21%) IaaS
3 3 (2.21%) SaaS
3 3 (2.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 3 (2.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 2 (1.47%) npm
4 2 (1.47%) PaaS
4 2 (1.47%) Serverless
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.74%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.56%) Skype
2 10 (7.35%) Unified Communications
3 9 (6.62%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.62%) VoIP
4 8 (5.88%) LAN
4 8 (5.88%) WAN
5 6 (4.41%) Firewall
5 6 (4.41%) Network Security
6 5 (3.68%) 3G
6 5 (3.68%) 4G
6 5 (3.68%) BGP
6 5 (3.68%) WebEx
7 4 (2.94%) Broadband
7 4 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (2.94%) DNS
7 4 (2.94%) H.323
7 4 (2.94%) Internet
7 4 (2.94%) ISDN
7 4 (2.94%) QSIG
7 4 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.65%) RDBMS
1 24 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.68%) MySQL
2 5 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.21%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.21%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.47%) Big Data
5 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.47%) HBase
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.74%) InfluxDB
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.21%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.21%) JIRA
3 2 (1.47%) Babel
3 2 (1.47%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.47%) Gradle
3 2 (1.47%) Maven
3 2 (1.47%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.47%) webpack
4 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.74%) git-flow
4 1 (0.74%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.74%) Moq
4 1 (0.74%) MSTest
4 1 (0.74%) Protractor
4 1 (0.74%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.74%) TestNG
4 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 66 (48.53%) Finance
2 54 (39.71%) Banking
3 36 (26.47%) Games
4 13 (9.56%) Marketing
5 9 (6.62%) Electronics
5 9 (6.62%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.68%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.94%) Front Office
7 4 (2.94%) Legal
8 2 (1.47%) Retail
9 1 (0.74%) Advertising
9 1 (0.74%) Billing
9 1 (0.74%) French Language
9 1 (0.74%) Local Government
9 1 (0.74%) Military
Job Titles
1 56 (41.18%) Developer
2 37 (27.21%) Java Developer
3 21 (15.44%) Telecoms Developer
4 20 (14.71%) Games Developer
4 20 (14.71%) Java Games Developer
4 20 (14.71%) Telecoms Java Developer
5 16 (11.76%) Java Web Developer
5 16 (11.76%) Web Developer
6 10 (7.35%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.88%) Architect
8 7 (5.15%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Voice Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) Analyst
9 6 (4.41%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Network Manager
10 5 (3.68%) Network Project Manager
10 5 (3.68%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.68%) VoIP Engineer
11 4 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (2.94%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.91%) REST
2 18 (13.24%) React
3 8 (5.88%) .NET
4 6 (4.41%) CSS
4 6 (4.41%) XML
5 5 (3.68%) Web Services
6 4 (2.94%) HTML
6 4 (2.94%) JSON
6 4 (2.94%) Node.js
6 4 (2.94%) Sass
6 4 (2.94%) WPF
7 3 (2.21%) CSS3
7 3 (2.21%) HTML5
7 3 (2.21%) SOAP
8 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.47%) Ext JS
8 2 (1.47%) JMS
8 2 (1.47%) jQuery
8 2 (1.47%) Kafka
8 2 (1.47%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 20 (14.71%) Equities
3 11 (8.09%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.15%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.68%) IVR
6 4 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.21%) Social Media
8 2 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.47%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.47%) NHS
8 2 (1.47%) User Experience
9 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.74%) Photography
9 1 (0.74%) Replication
9 1 (0.74%) W3C
9 1 (0.74%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.82%) Windows
2 11 (8.09%) Linux
3 5 (3.68%) Unix
4 4 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.21%) Android
5 3 (2.21%) CentOS
5 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.47%) AIX
6 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.47%) Solaris
7 1 (0.74%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (22.79%) Test Automation
3 24 (17.65%) Mathematics
4 16 (11.76%) Web Development
5 15 (11.03%) Programme Management
6 11 (8.09%) Project Management
7 9 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (6.62%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (5.88%) TDD
9 7 (5.15%) BDD
9 7 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.15%) DevOps
9 7 (5.15%) ITIL
10 6 (4.41%) Migration
11 5 (3.68%) Data Modelling
11 5 (3.68%) Pair Programming
11 5 (3.68%) SDLC
12 4 (2.94%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (2.94%) Electronic Trading
12 4 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 45 (33.09%) Java
2 28 (20.59%) SQL
3 25 (18.38%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.62%) C#
5 5 (3.68%) Python
6 4 (2.94%) Perl
7 3 (2.21%) Apple Swift
7 3 (2.21%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.21%) C
7 3 (2.21%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.21%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.47%) C++
8 2 (1.47%) ES6
8 2 (1.47%) Korn
9 1 (0.74%) PHP
9 1 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (23.53%) Degree
2 20 (14.71%) Numerate Degree
3 9 (6.62%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.21%) CCNA
6 3 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.47%) CCIE
7 2 (1.47%) CCNP
7 2 (1.47%) CISA
7 2 (1.47%) CISSP
7 2 (1.47%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.74%) CCDP
8 1 (0.74%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.74%) MCSE
8 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.74%) PMP
8 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) GDPR
1 4 (2.94%) SLA
2 3 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.21%) QA
3 2 (1.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.74%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.94%) Docker
2 4 (2.94%) iptables
2 4 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.21%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.47%) KVM
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.74%) vSphere
5 1 (0.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.68%) Ansible
1 5 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.68%) Puppet
2 4 (2.94%) SELinux
3 3 (2.21%) Salt
4 2 (1.47%) IBM BigFix
4 2 (1.47%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.47%) SCCM
4 2 (1.47%) Sysdig
4 2 (1.47%) TADDM
5 1 (0.74%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.74%) Cacti
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.74%) Cloudify
5 1 (0.74%) Grafana
5 1 (0.74%) Icinga
5 1 (0.74%) Mesos
5 1 (0.74%) Nagios
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.74%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 32 (23.53%) Oracle
2 22 (16.18%) Sybase
3 13 (9.56%) Microsoft
4 12 (8.82%) Cisco
5 11 (8.09%) SAP
6 10 (7.35%) Avaya
7 7 (5.15%) VMware
8 6 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (3.68%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.94%) IBM
11 3 (2.21%) Conga
11 3 (2.21%) DocuSign
11 3 (2.21%) Informatica
11 3 (2.21%) NetApp
11 3 (2.21%) Pardot
11 3 (2.21%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 2 (1.47%) Bloomberg
12 2 (1.47%) BroadSoft
12 2 (1.47%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.47%) Reuters