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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 96 71
Rank change year-on-year -22 -25  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 457 546 683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.24% 2.52% 2.92%
As % of the General category 4.87% 5.72% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 357 460
Median daily rate £475 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +2.58% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.05% +58.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +16.12%  

Telecoms is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 9381 9553 10851
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 45.89% 44.07% 46.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6740 7054 7825
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 106 117
Median hourly rate £22.25 £22.26 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.03% -2.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £10.03 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.03 £45.25 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Telecoms as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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
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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 56 £525 +31.25% 33
Hammersmith -6 7 £433 -7.97% 1
Greenwich - 4 - -
Hayes -4 2 £318 -25.29%
Croydon -8 2 £475 +7.04% 2
West End of London +8 1 £275 -45.00% 3
Paddington +5 1 £425 -
Heathrow +5 1 - -
Hounslow +3 1 - - 1
Ilford +1 1 £168 +39.58%
Uxbridge -4 1 £1,250 +212.50%
Kingston Upon Thames -9 1 - - 5
Hillingdon - 1 £375 -
Feltham - 1 £351 -
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 342 (38.51%) Finance
2 261 (29.39%) Marketing
3 235 (26.46%) Business Intelligence
4 218 (24.55%) Programme Management
5 209 (23.54%) Manufacturing
6 207 (23.31%) SAP
7 206 (23.20%) Electronics
8 203 (22.86%) Digital Marketing
9 201 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
10 198 (22.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 116 (13.06%) Java
12 115 (12.95%) Security Cleared
13 103 (11.60%) SC Cleared
14 99 (11.15%) Project Management
15 98 (11.04%) SQL
16 96 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
17 84 (9.46%) TDD
18 82 (9.23%) Degree
19 77 (8.67%) Python
20 74 (8.33%) Analytics
21 72 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
22 71 (8.00%) Linux
23 70 (7.88%) Microsoft
24 69 (7.77%) Cisco
25 66 (7.43%) DevOps
26 63 (7.09%) Oracle
27 62 (6.98%) JavaScript
28 61 (6.87%) Scrum
29 57 (6.42%) HTML
30 56 (6.31%) ITIL

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 22 (2.48%) Apache Spark
2 19 (2.14%) CMS
3 17 (1.91%) SharePoint
4 15 (1.69%) Apache
5 12 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
5 12 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (1.35%) SAS
6 11 (1.24%) Mule
6 11 (1.24%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.13%) Confluence
8 8 (0.90%) Smallworld
9 7 (0.79%) Drupal
9 7 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.79%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.79%) Skype for Business
10 6 (0.68%) nginx
11 5 (0.56%) Commerce Server
11 5 (0.56%) IIS
11 5 (0.56%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 44 (4.95%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 17 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.90%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.34%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.34%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.23%) InVision
8 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.23%) SPSS
8 2 (0.23%) Stata
9 1 (0.11%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 198 (22.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.79%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.11%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.11%) Eikon
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.46%) Office 365
4 10 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.13%) Google Analytics
4 10 (1.13%) PaaS
4 10 (1.13%) SaaS
5 9 (1.01%) G Suite
6 8 (0.90%) IaaS
7 4 (0.45%) AdWords
8 3 (0.34%) Datadog
8 3 (0.34%) Firebase
8 3 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.34%) Heroku
8 3 (0.34%) Yammer
9 2 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.23%) GitHub
9 2 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.63%) Firewall
2 41 (4.62%) WAN
3 39 (4.39%) Internet
4 38 (4.28%) LAN
4 38 (4.28%) VoIP
5 33 (3.72%) MPLS
6 30 (3.38%) VPN
7 27 (3.04%) BGP
7 27 (3.04%) OSPF
8 26 (2.93%) DNS
8 26 (2.93%) TCP/IP
9 24 (2.70%) Network Security
10 22 (2.48%) 4G
10 22 (2.48%) Wireless
11 19 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
12 18 (2.03%) DHCP
13 17 (1.91%) 3G
13 17 (1.91%) Broadband
13 17 (1.91%) IPv6
13 17 (1.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (4.50%) MySQL
2 34 (3.83%) Relational Database
3 33 (3.72%) Big Data
4 30 (3.38%) MongoDB
5 28 (3.15%) Hadoop
5 28 (3.15%) NoSQL
6 25 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (2.82%) SQL Server
7 23 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (2.25%) RDBMS
9 13 (1.46%) Power BI
10 12 (1.35%) Apache Hive
11 10 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (1.01%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.90%) GIS
13 8 (0.90%) HBase
13 8 (0.90%) MariaDB
13 8 (0.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 43 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 32 (3.60%) Jenkins
2 32 (3.60%) Maven
3 23 (2.59%) JIRA
4 16 (1.80%) Selenium
5 12 (1.35%) Cucumber
6 10 (1.13%) JUnit
7 8 (0.90%) Grunt
8 7 (0.79%) Gradle
9 6 (0.68%) Mockito
9 6 (0.68%) Robolectric
9 6 (0.68%) SoapUI
9 6 (0.68%) Subversion
9 6 (0.68%) Vagrant
9 6 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.56%) Ant
10 5 (0.56%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.45%) IntelliJ
11 4 (0.45%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.45%) XMLSpy
General
1 342 (38.51%) Finance
2 261 (29.39%) Marketing
3 209 (23.54%) Manufacturing
4 206 (23.20%) Electronics
5 55 (6.19%) Banking
6 42 (4.73%) Retail
7 24 (2.70%) Billing
8 22 (2.48%) Advertising
9 20 (2.25%) French Language
10 18 (2.03%) Legal
11 16 (1.80%) Games
12 11 (1.24%) Military
13 10 (1.13%) Back Office
13 10 (1.13%) Law
14 6 (0.68%) Dutch Language
15 5 (0.56%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.45%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.45%) Front Office
16 4 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 152 (17.12%) Developer
2 105 (11.82%) Analyst
3 85 (9.57%) Architect
4 75 (8.45%) Project Manager
5 48 (5.41%) Business Analyst
6 45 (5.07%) Consultant
7 41 (4.62%) Designer
8 38 (4.28%) Java Developer
9 35 (3.94%) Telecoms Manager
10 26 (2.93%) Senior Developer
11 25 (2.82%) Telecoms Project Manager
12 22 (2.48%) DevOps Engineer
12 22 (2.48%) Network Engineer
13 19 (2.14%) Programme Manager
14 18 (2.03%) Telecoms Architect
14 18 (2.03%) UI Designer
14 18 (2.03%) Visual Designer
15 16 (1.80%) Agile Developer
15 16 (1.80%) IT Manager
15 16 (1.80%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (6.42%) HTML
2 50 (5.63%) CSS
3 47 (5.29%) JSON
4 42 (4.73%) Web Services
5 34 (3.83%) REST
5 34 (3.83%) RESTful
5 34 (3.83%) XML
6 32 (3.60%) Middleware
7 31 (3.49%) SOAP
8 26 (2.93%) AngularJS
8 26 (2.93%) Node.js
9 22 (2.48%) .NET
10 20 (2.25%) Spring
11 18 (2.03%) HTML5
11 18 (2.03%) jQuery
11 18 (2.03%) XSLT
12 16 (1.80%) Swagger
12 16 (1.80%) WireMock
13 12 (1.35%) Apache Camel
14 11 (1.24%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 96 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 32 (3.60%) User Experience
4 28 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (2.93%) Computer Science
5 26 (2.93%) Digital Media
6 24 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.14%) Virtual Team
8 14 (1.58%) Driving Licence
8 14 (1.58%) Private Cloud
9 12 (1.35%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.24%) Equities
11 10 (1.13%) CMDB
11 10 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
12 9 (1.01%) Digital TV
12 9 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (1.01%) PMI
12 9 (1.01%) Social Media
13 8 (0.90%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 71 (8.00%) Linux
2 42 (4.73%) Windows
3 33 (3.72%) Unix
4 22 (2.48%) Android
5 14 (1.58%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.46%) CentOS
7 12 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.35%) Solaris
8 10 (1.13%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.79%) AIX
9 7 (0.79%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.68%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.56%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.56%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.45%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.45%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (26.46%) Business Intelligence
2 218 (24.55%) Programme Management
3 203 (22.86%) Digital Marketing
4 201 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (11.15%) Project Management
6 84 (9.46%) TDD
7 74 (8.33%) Analytics
8 72 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 66 (7.43%) DevOps
10 61 (6.87%) Scrum
11 56 (6.31%) ITIL
12 52 (5.86%) E-Commerce
13 44 (4.95%) Migration
14 42 (4.73%) PRINCE2
15 38 (4.28%) Microservices
15 38 (4.28%) Test Automation
16 37 (4.17%) SOA
16 37 (4.17%) Visualisation
17 33 (3.72%) Data Visualisation
18 31 (3.49%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 116 (13.06%) Java
2 98 (11.04%) SQL
3 77 (8.67%) Python
4 62 (6.98%) JavaScript
5 23 (2.59%) Ruby
6 20 (2.25%) Bash Shell
7 18 (2.03%) C
7 18 (2.03%) Perl
8 17 (1.91%) PHP
9 16 (1.80%) XPath
10 15 (1.69%) C#
11 13 (1.46%) Scala
12 12 (1.35%) R
13 11 (1.24%) C++
14 10 (1.13%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.56%) Go
15 5 (0.56%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.56%) VBA
16 4 (0.45%) Korn
16 4 (0.45%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 115 (12.95%) Security Cleared
2 103 (11.60%) SC Cleared
3 82 (9.23%) Degree
4 38 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (2.93%) CCIE
6 22 (2.48%) CCNP
7 16 (1.80%) PMI Certification
8 12 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (1.24%) CISSP
9 11 (1.24%) PMP
10 9 (1.01%) CCNA
10 9 (1.01%) ISSAP
10 9 (1.01%) JNCIE
10 9 (1.01%) Master's Degree
10 9 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
11 8 (0.90%) MCSE
12 7 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.68%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 6 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.48%) QA
2 18 (2.03%) SLA
3 11 (1.24%) PMO
4 9 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.79%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.79%) GDPR
6 5 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.45%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.23%) RMADS
8 2 (0.23%) WCAG
9 1 (0.11%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (3.15%) Docker
2 26 (2.93%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.13%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.34%) KVM
6 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.34%) vSphere
6 3 (0.34%) XenApp
6 3 (0.34%) XenServer
7 2 (0.23%) HDFS
7 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.11%) Firmware
8 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (3.38%) Ansible
2 26 (2.93%) Puppet
3 21 (2.36%) Kubernetes
3 21 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.68%) Salt
4 6 (0.68%) Terraform
5 5 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (0.45%) Galera Cluster
6 4 (0.45%) Grafana
6 4 (0.45%) Kibana
6 4 (0.45%) SCCM
7 3 (0.34%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.34%) IBM BigFix
7 3 (0.34%) logstash
7 3 (0.34%) QRadar
7 3 (0.34%) Rancher
7 3 (0.34%) TADDM
7 3 (0.34%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 207 (23.31%) SAP
2 70 (7.88%) Microsoft
3 69 (7.77%) Cisco
4 63 (7.09%) Oracle
5 28 (3.15%) VMware
6 27 (3.04%) Adobe
6 27 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
7 26 (2.93%) Google
8 23 (2.59%) IBM
9 22 (2.48%) ServiceNow
10 19 (2.14%) Avaya
11 15 (1.69%) HP
12 11 (1.24%) Citrix
12 11 (1.24%) Juniper
12 11 (1.24%) WSO2
13 10 (1.13%) Tableau
14 9 (1.01%) CheckPoint
14 9 (1.01%) Red Hat
15 8 (0.90%) Sybase
16 7 (0.79%) NetApp
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