Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 123 101
Rank change year-on-year +4 -22 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1061 947 1079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.27% 2.12% 2.30%
As % of the General category 4.91% 4.92% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 684 693
London median daily rate £475 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +8.75% -4.19%
10th Percentile £259 £253 £247
90th Percentile £638 £638 £575
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 37
London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.73% +18.00% +53.85%
10th Percentile £18.58 £11.55 £13.50
90th Percentile £124.30 £46.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year +29.03% -2.36% -20.63%

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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 21591 19258 21979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 46.27% 43.20% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15620 13818 15587
London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £290
90th Percentile £688 £675 £669
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 201 242
London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.05% +14.47%
10th Percentile £13.74 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £56.87 £52.17
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +13.64%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in London

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in London

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in London

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in London

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in London

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
Central London -1 148 £525 +10.53% 21
West London -12 68 £503 +22.56% 10
South London -33 24 £500 +42.86% 13
East London -24 11 £513 +11.41% 9
North London -11 1 £525 +35.48%
Telecoms
England

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 London region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 422 (39.77%) Finance
2 323 (30.44%) Marketing
3 316 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
4 286 (26.96%) Programme Management
4 286 (26.96%) Business Intelligence
5 281 (26.48%) Digital Marketing
6 279 (26.30%) SAP
7 277 (26.11%) Electronics
8 273 (25.73%) Manufacturing
9 175 (16.49%) Java
10 168 (15.83%) Security Cleared
11 151 (14.23%) SC Cleared
12 122 (11.50%) Linux
13 104 (9.80%) JavaScript
14 103 (9.71%) DevOps
15 102 (9.61%) Degree
16 101 (9.52%) SQL
16 101 (9.52%) Python
17 91 (8.58%) Banking
18 90 (8.48%) TDD
19 87 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
20 86 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
21 83 (7.82%) Project Management
21 83 (7.82%) HTML
22 82 (7.73%) CSS
22 82 (7.73%) Analytics
23 79 (7.45%) Microsoft
24 76 (7.16%) Oracle
24 76 (7.16%) Scrum
25 74 (6.97%) Git (software)

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 37 (3.49%) Apache Spark
2 26 (2.45%) Confluence
3 23 (2.17%) Skype for Business
4 21 (1.98%) Apache
5 15 (1.41%) SharePoint
6 14 (1.32%) nginx
7 13 (1.23%) JBoss
8 12 (1.13%) CMS
8 12 (1.13%) IIS
8 12 (1.13%) Mule
8 12 (1.13%) Mule ESB
9 10 (0.94%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.75%) MS Exchange
11 7 (0.66%) Ethereum
11 7 (0.66%) Hyperledger
12 6 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.57%) SAS
12 6 (0.57%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.47%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 45 (4.24%) Microsoft Excel
1 45 (4.24%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.60%) Microsoft Project
3 15 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.66%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.19%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.19%) SPSS
8 2 (0.19%) Stata
9 1 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.094%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 11 (1.04%) NetSuite
2 7 (0.66%) R3 Corda
3 6 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.57%) Primavera
4 5 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.38%) Eikon
5 4 (0.38%) Social Studio
6 3 (0.28%) BigMachines
6 3 (0.28%) Radian6
6 3 (0.28%) Unica
7 1 (0.094%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.094%) Maximo
7 1 (0.094%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.094%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.094%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.094%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.094%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.094%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 86 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (2.54%) IaaS
4 25 (2.36%) GitHub
5 21 (1.98%) Office 365
6 15 (1.41%) SaaS
6 15 (1.41%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 15 (1.41%) Trello
7 14 (1.32%) G Suite
7 14 (1.32%) PaaS
8 12 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.94%) Google Analytics
9 10 (0.94%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 9 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.85%) Slack
11 8 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
12 6 (0.57%) Force.com
12 6 (0.57%) npm
13 4 (0.38%) AdWords
13 4 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 67 (6.31%) TCP/IP
2 54 (5.09%) Firewall
3 42 (3.96%) WAN
4 38 (3.58%) LAN
4 38 (3.58%) VPN
5 36 (3.39%) DNS
6 32 (3.02%) LTE
6 32 (3.02%) VoIP
7 30 (2.83%) 3G
8 29 (2.73%) Internet
9 27 (2.54%) 4G
10 26 (2.45%) MPLS
10 26 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
11 25 (2.36%) Network Security
12 23 (2.17%) Skype
13 22 (2.07%) Broadband
13 22 (2.07%) Ethernet
14 20 (1.89%) SAN
15 17 (1.60%) SSL
16 16 (1.51%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (6.03%) Big Data
2 61 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
3 52 (4.90%) Relational Database
4 42 (3.96%) RDBMS
5 41 (3.86%) Hadoop
6 34 (3.20%) MongoDB
6 34 (3.20%) SQL Server
7 31 (2.92%) MySQL
8 23 (2.17%) NoSQL
9 17 (1.60%) HBase
10 16 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (1.41%) Apache Hive
12 14 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
12 14 (1.32%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.66%) Blockchain
13 7 (0.66%) Power BI
14 6 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.57%) Qlik Sense
15 5 (0.47%) Redis
15 5 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 74 (6.97%) Git (software)
2 45 (4.24%) Jenkins
3 38 (3.58%) JIRA
4 19 (1.79%) Maven
5 16 (1.51%) Artifactory
6 15 (1.41%) Ant
6 15 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (1.32%) SoapUI
8 12 (1.13%) Cucumber
8 12 (1.13%) Jasmine
9 11 (1.04%) IntelliJ
10 9 (0.85%) Eclipse
10 9 (0.85%) Selenium
10 9 (0.85%) Subversion
11 8 (0.75%) GitLab
11 8 (0.75%) JUnit
12 7 (0.66%) Karma Test Runner
12 7 (0.66%) Mockito
13 6 (0.57%) Grunt
13 6 (0.57%) Protractor
General
1 422 (39.77%) Finance
2 323 (30.44%) Marketing
3 277 (26.11%) Electronics
4 273 (25.73%) Manufacturing
5 91 (8.58%) Banking
6 41 (3.86%) Games
7 35 (3.30%) Billing
7 35 (3.30%) Retail
8 27 (2.54%) Legal
9 16 (1.51%) French Language
10 11 (1.04%) Law
11 9 (0.85%) Advertising
11 9 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.75%) Front Office
13 7 (0.66%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.47%) Back Office
14 5 (0.47%) Dutch Language
14 5 (0.47%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.28%) Military
15 3 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 230 (21.68%) Developer
2 98 (9.24%) Analyst
3 84 (7.92%) Architect
4 76 (7.16%) Java Developer
5 64 (6.03%) Project Manager
6 50 (4.71%) Senior Developer
7 43 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
8 40 (3.77%) Business Analyst
8 40 (3.77%) Consultant
9 34 (3.20%) Designer
9 34 (3.20%) JavaScript Developer
10 31 (2.92%) Telecoms Developer
11 30 (2.83%) Telecoms Manager
12 29 (2.73%) Network Engineer
12 29 (2.73%) Telecoms Java Developer
13 28 (2.64%) Telecoms Engineer
14 23 (2.17%) Support Engineer
15 21 (1.98%) Voice Engineer
16 20 (1.89%) Administrator
16 20 (1.89%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (7.82%) HTML
2 82 (7.73%) CSS
3 58 (5.47%) REST
4 57 (5.37%) Web Services
5 53 (5.00%) CSS3
6 51 (4.81%) HTML5
7 47 (4.43%) RESTful
8 44 (4.15%) JSON
9 38 (3.58%) AngularJS
9 38 (3.58%) Node.js
9 38 (3.58%) SOAP
9 38 (3.58%) Spring
10 36 (3.39%) React
11 27 (2.54%) jQuery
12 24 (2.26%) Spring Boot
13 21 (1.98%) Elastic Stack
14 19 (1.79%) XML
15 18 (1.70%) .NET
15 18 (1.70%) Kafka
16 16 (1.51%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 87 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 49 (4.62%) User Experience
4 43 (4.05%) Data Centre
5 28 (2.64%) Management Information System
6 23 (2.17%) Fintech
6 23 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 23 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
7 22 (2.07%) Equities
8 19 (1.79%) Data Structures
9 15 (1.41%) Algorithms
9 15 (1.41%) Virtual Team
10 13 (1.23%) Public Cloud
11 12 (1.13%) NHS
11 12 (1.13%) PKI
12 11 (1.04%) IVR
13 10 (0.94%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
14 9 (0.85%) Digital Media
14 9 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 122 (11.50%) Linux
2 73 (6.88%) Windows
3 49 (4.62%) Unix
4 28 (2.64%) Android
5 25 (2.36%) Windows Server
6 20 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.13%) Mac OS X
8 12 (1.13%) Solaris
9 9 (0.85%) AIX
9 9 (0.85%) Windows 10
10 7 (0.66%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.57%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.47%) CentOS
12 5 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.38%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (26.96%) Business Intelligence
2 286 (26.96%) Programme Management
3 281 (26.48%) Digital Marketing
4 103 (9.71%) DevOps
5 90 (8.48%) TDD
6 83 (7.82%) Project Management
7 82 (7.73%) Analytics
8 76 (7.16%) Scrum
9 63 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 59 (5.56%) Test Automation
11 52 (4.90%) Migration
12 51 (4.81%) BDD
13 48 (4.52%) User Stories
14 43 (4.05%) Service Delivery
15 42 (3.96%) E-Commerce
16 41 (3.86%) Microservices
17 39 (3.68%) Data Modelling
18 38 (3.58%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 175 (16.49%) Java
2 104 (9.80%) JavaScript
3 101 (9.52%) Python
3 101 (9.52%) SQL
4 26 (2.45%) Bash Shell
5 20 (1.89%) C
6 19 (1.79%) C#
6 19 (1.79%) Ruby
7 17 (1.60%) R
8 13 (1.23%) Perl
8 13 (1.23%) Shell Script
9 12 (1.13%) C++
10 11 (1.04%) ES6
10 11 (1.04%) PHP
10 11 (1.04%) PL/SQL
11 10 (0.94%) PowerShell
12 9 (0.85%) Go
13 7 (0.66%) Apple Swift
14 6 (0.57%) Apex Code
14 6 (0.57%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 168 (15.83%) Security Cleared
2 151 (14.23%) SC Cleared
3 102 (9.61%) Degree
4 30 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (2.07%) Numerate Degree
6 16 (1.51%) CCIE
7 15 (1.41%) CCNA
8 14 (1.32%) CCNP
8 14 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (1.23%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (0.94%) PMI Certification
11 8 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.66%) CISSP
12 7 (0.66%) PMP
13 6 (0.57%) A+ Certification
13 6 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (0.47%) CISM
14 5 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
14 5 (0.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.92%) SLA
2 19 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.41%) GDPR
3 15 (1.41%) QA
4 11 (1.04%) PMO
5 8 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.28%) IFRS
7 3 (0.28%) RMADS
8 2 (0.19%) EMIR
8 2 (0.19%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (0.19%) MiFID
8 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.094%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.094%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.094%) FedRAMP
9 1 (0.094%) GCP
9 1 (0.094%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.094%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 64 (6.03%) Docker
2 40 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 29 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.51%) iptables
5 9 (0.85%) KVM
6 8 (0.75%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.66%) HDFS
7 7 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.38%) vSphere
10 3 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.28%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.19%) NFS
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle Clusterware
11 2 (0.19%) Samba
11 2 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.19%) XenApp
12 1 (0.094%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 58 (5.47%) Ansible
2 54 (5.09%) Puppet
3 38 (3.58%) Kubernetes
4 33 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (1.60%) logstash
6 16 (1.51%) Kibana
6 16 (1.51%) Terraform
7 14 (1.32%) SELinux
8 13 (1.23%) Salt
9 11 (1.04%) Grafana
10 10 (0.94%) HAProxy
11 9 (0.85%) Rancher
12 7 (0.66%) SCCM
13 6 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
14 5 (0.47%) SCOM
15 4 (0.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 4 (0.38%) Nessus
15 4 (0.38%) NetBackup
15 4 (0.38%) Oozie
15 4 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 279 (26.30%) SAP
2 79 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 76 (7.16%) Oracle
4 64 (6.03%) Cisco
5 50 (4.71%) VMware
6 37 (3.49%) Adobe
6 37 (3.49%) Google
7 32 (3.02%) ServiceNow
8 29 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
9 27 (2.54%) Avaya
10 24 (2.26%) IBM
10 24 (2.26%) Sybase
11 23 (2.17%) HP
12 20 (1.89%) Tableau
13 19 (1.79%) Citrix
14 15 (1.41%) Red Hat
15 11 (1.04%) CheckPoint
15 11 (1.04%) Juniper
15 11 (1.04%) Splunk
16 10 (0.94%) Apple