Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 145 166
Rank change year-on-year +42 +21 -42
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 32 99 93
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.44% 1.52% 1.34%
As % of the General category 2.89% 3.01% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 85 84
Median daily rate £525 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -8.11% -11.90%
10th Percentile £224 £305 £302
90th Percentile £600 £583 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% -12.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £47.50 -

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 1,109 3,284 3,716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.75% 50.50% 53.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 2,509 2,875
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £313 £350 £325
90th Percentile £688 £688 £713
Central London median daily rate £513 £524 £525
% change year-on-year -2.15% -0.24% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 37 58
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +11.41% -8.23%
10th Percentile £12.72 £11.25 £13.16
90th Percentile £53.38 £79.00 £33.23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% +10.53% +1.60%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Telecoms as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Telecoms in the City of London

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Telecoms in the City of London over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Telecoms in the City of London

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Telecoms in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Python
2 8 (25.00%) Marketing
2 8 (25.00%) Public Sector
3 7 (21.88%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (21.88%) Electronics
3 7 (21.88%) SAP
3 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
3 7 (21.88%) Manufacturing
3 7 (21.88%) Programme Management
4 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.75%) Banking
5 5 (15.63%) Azure
5 5 (15.63%) AWS
5 5 (15.63%) Linux
5 5 (15.63%) DevOps
6 4 (12.50%) Terraform
6 4 (12.50%) Degree
7 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
7 3 (9.38%) CyberArk
7 3 (9.38%) Ansible
7 3 (9.38%) Scala
7 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
7 3 (9.38%) SailPoint
7 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
7 3 (9.38%) Identity Management
7 3 (9.38%) LDAP
7 3 (9.38%) Windows

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 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.13%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) AWS
1 5 (15.63%) Azure
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon EKS
2 3 (9.38%) GCP
3 2 (6.25%) Office 365
4 1 (3.13%) Power Platform
4 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) Broadband
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.13%) NAS
2 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.13%) Skype
2 1 (3.13%) VoIP
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) BigQuery
1 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Marketing
2 8 (25.00%) Public Sector
3 7 (21.88%) Electronics
3 7 (21.88%) Manufacturing
4 6 (18.75%) Banking
5 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
6 2 (6.25%) Legal
7 1 (3.13%) French Language
7 1 (3.13%) Front Office
7 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (12.50%) Analyst
1 4 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
2 3 (9.38%) Data Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Kubernetes Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Python Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Senior DevOps
2 3 (9.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Category Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Consultant
3 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Network Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Deskside Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Deskside Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (9.38%) H2O
1 3 (9.38%) LDAP
1 3 (9.38%) PySpark
1 3 (9.38%) SailPoint
1 3 (9.38%) scikit-learn
1 3 (9.38%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.25%) CMDB
3 1 (3.13%) BYOD
3 1 (3.13%) CCTV
3 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.13%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.13%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Digital Marketing
1 7 (21.88%) Programme Management
2 5 (15.63%) DevOps
3 3 (9.38%) Contract Negotiation
3 3 (9.38%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (9.38%) Identity Management
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure as Code
3 3 (9.38%) Microservices
3 3 (9.38%) Security Operations
4 2 (6.25%) B2B
4 2 (6.25%) B2C
4 2 (6.25%) Decision-Making
4 2 (6.25%) Event Correlation
4 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.25%) Machine Learning
4 2 (6.25%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (6.25%) Product Management
4 2 (6.25%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
2 3 (9.38%) Scala
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) Ruby
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Docker
2 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Terraform
2 3 (9.38%) Ansible
2 3 (9.38%) Kubernetes
2 3 (9.38%) Prometheus
2 3 (9.38%) Rancher
3 1 (3.13%) Marathon
3 1 (3.13%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) SAP
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) CA
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) CyberArk
3 3 (9.38%) Thycotic
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.13%) Apple
5 1 (3.13%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.13%) Dell
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) Fidessa
5 1 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) Hitachi
5 1 (3.13%) Lotus
5 1 (3.13%) NetApp
5 1 (3.13%) Remedy
5 1 (3.13%) VMware