Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 172 139 116
Rank change year-on-year -33 -23 -11
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 711 963 888
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.66% 2.07% 2.20%
As % of the General category 3.83% 4.62% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 661 636
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.41%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £269
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 31
London median hourly rate £110.00 £37.50 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +193.33% +64.22% -46.27%
10th Percentile £16.83 £16.80 £11.32
90th Percentile £115.00 £69.25 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.29 £21.70 £13.00
% change year-on-year -1.88% +66.92% -67.50%

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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 18,573 20,835 17,812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 43.41% 44.80% 44.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,164 15,007 12,674
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 234 189
London median hourly rate £23.00 £23.69 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.90% -5.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.14 £14.65 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £67.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -1.96%

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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 -8 116 £425 -15.00% 59
West London -17 42 £400 -20.00% 37
East London -4 38 £600 +17.07% 13
South London +10 23 £555 +16.84% 6
North London -4 2 £413 - 5
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 252 (35.44%) Finance
2 175 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (21.38%) Marketing
4 145 (20.39%) Manufacturing
5 142 (19.97%) Business Intelligence
6 138 (19.41%) Programme Management
7 131 (18.42%) Digital Marketing
8 129 (18.14%) SAP
9 127 (17.86%) Electronics
10 92 (12.94%) Project Management
11 90 (12.66%) Security Cleared
12 86 (12.10%) Java
13 82 (11.53%) Linux
14 81 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
15 80 (11.25%) Windows
16 78 (10.97%) SC Cleared
17 75 (10.55%) Microsoft
17 75 (10.55%) Amazon AWS
18 72 (10.13%) DevOps
19 66 (9.28%) Cisco
20 63 (8.86%) TDD
20 63 (8.86%) Ansible
20 63 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
21 61 (8.58%) Problem-Solving
22 56 (7.88%) Degree
23 53 (7.45%) Retail
24 51 (7.17%) Python
25 50 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
26 49 (6.89%) Migration
27 47 (6.61%) Jenkins

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 14 (1.97%) Apache Spark
1 14 (1.97%) Skype for Business
2 12 (1.69%) Apache
2 12 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.27%) Confluence
4 7 (0.98%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.70%) CMS
6 4 (0.56%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.56%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.42%) IIS
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (0.42%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.28%) nginx
8 2 (0.28%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 34 (4.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (2.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.28%) Shockwave
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Actimize
2 1 (0.14%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 75 (10.55%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (4.92%) Office 365
4 19 (2.67%) PaaS
5 18 (2.53%) SaaS
6 15 (2.11%) IaaS
7 10 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.84%) Datadog
10 6 (0.84%) Slack
11 5 (0.70%) GitHub
12 3 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.42%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.42%) Basecamp
12 3 (0.42%) npm
12 3 (0.42%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.92%) Firewall
1 35 (4.92%) WAN
2 33 (4.64%) VoIP
3 32 (4.50%) LAN
4 30 (4.22%) Ethernet
5 28 (3.94%) VPN
6 26 (3.66%) MPLS
7 24 (3.38%) Wireless
8 20 (2.81%) Internet
9 16 (2.25%) Broadband
9 16 (2.25%) DNS
9 16 (2.25%) Skype
10 15 (2.11%) BGP
10 15 (2.11%) Network Security
10 15 (2.11%) TCP/IP
11 12 (1.69%) 3G
11 12 (1.69%) DHCP
11 12 (1.69%) Unified Communications
12 11 (1.55%) 4G
12 11 (1.55%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.49%) Big Data
2 22 (3.09%) NoSQL
3 14 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (1.41%) MySQL
6 9 (1.27%) Hadoop
6 9 (1.27%) MongoDB
6 9 (1.27%) SQL Server
7 8 (1.13%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.98%) Apache Hive
8 7 (0.98%) Redis
9 5 (0.70%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.70%) GIS
10 4 (0.56%) Couchbase
10 4 (0.56%) HBase
11 3 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (6.61%) Jenkins
2 36 (5.06%) Git (software)
3 23 (3.23%) JIRA
4 9 (1.27%) Selenium
5 8 (1.13%) TeamCity
6 7 (0.98%) Maven
7 6 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (0.84%) SpecFlow
8 5 (0.70%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.70%) GitLab
8 5 (0.70%) JUnit
9 4 (0.56%) Artifactory
9 4 (0.56%) Mockito
10 3 (0.42%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.42%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.42%) Subversion
10 3 (0.42%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.28%) Mocha
11 2 (0.28%) Moq
11 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 252 (35.44%) Finance
2 152 (21.38%) Marketing
3 145 (20.39%) Manufacturing
4 127 (17.86%) Electronics
5 53 (7.45%) Retail
6 37 (5.20%) Banking
7 30 (4.22%) Billing
8 25 (3.52%) Legal
9 21 (2.95%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.55%) Front Office
11 8 (1.13%) Advertising
12 5 (0.70%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.70%) French Language
12 5 (0.70%) German Language
13 4 (0.56%) Automotive
13 4 (0.56%) Law
13 4 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.42%) Publishing
14 3 (0.42%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.28%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 106 (14.91%) Developer
2 83 (11.67%) Architect
3 76 (10.69%) Analyst
4 50 (7.03%) Project Manager
5 46 (6.47%) Consultant
6 38 (5.34%) DevOps Engineer
7 33 (4.64%) Network Engineer
8 31 (4.36%) Designer
9 28 (3.94%) Business Analyst
10 26 (3.66%) Java Developer
11 24 (3.38%) Senior Developer
12 19 (2.67%) Senior DevOps
13 18 (2.53%) AWS Engineer
14 17 (2.39%) Cloud Architect
14 17 (2.39%) Support Engineer
15 16 (2.25%) AWS DevOps
15 16 (2.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 16 (2.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 15 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
16 15 (2.11%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.36%) Web Services
2 26 (3.66%) Middleware
3 25 (3.52%) Node.js
4 23 (3.23%) CSS
5 21 (2.95%) AngularJS
6 19 (2.67%) React
6 19 (2.67%) REST
7 18 (2.53%) Elastic Stack
7 18 (2.53%) HTML
7 18 (2.53%) SOAP
8 13 (1.83%) .NET
8 13 (1.83%) Kafka
9 12 (1.69%) XML
10 11 (1.55%) HTML5
11 10 (1.41%) CSS3
11 10 (1.41%) Express
12 9 (1.27%) lodash
12 9 (1.27%) Mongoose
12 9 (1.27%) Underscore.js
13 8 (1.13%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 63 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.19%) Data Centre
3 35 (4.92%) User Experience
4 28 (3.94%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (3.38%) Mobile App
6 18 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
8 14 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (1.83%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.69%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.41%) Cloud Native
11 10 (1.41%) Public Cloud
12 9 (1.27%) PMI
12 9 (1.27%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.98%) Blackberry
14 6 (0.84%) Blog
14 6 (0.84%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.84%) Wiki
15 5 (0.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 82 (11.53%) Linux
2 80 (11.25%) Windows
3 33 (4.64%) Windows Server
4 25 (3.52%) Android
4 25 (3.52%) Windows 10
5 18 (2.53%) Windows 7
6 17 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (2.39%) Unix
7 14 (1.97%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.13%) Mac OS
8 8 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.84%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.70%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.42%) CentOS
12 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.28%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.14%) AIX
14 1 (0.14%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (19.97%) Business Intelligence
3 138 (19.41%) Programme Management
4 131 (18.42%) Digital Marketing
5 92 (12.94%) Project Management
6 81 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 72 (10.13%) DevOps
8 63 (8.86%) TDD
9 61 (8.58%) Problem-Solving
10 50 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (6.89%) Migration
12 45 (6.33%) ITIL
13 44 (6.19%) Scrum
14 42 (5.91%) Service Delivery
15 40 (5.63%) Deployment Automation
16 38 (5.34%) SOA
17 36 (5.06%) Configuration Management
18 34 (4.78%) Analytics
19 32 (4.50%) PRINCE2
20 31 (4.36%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (12.10%) Java
2 51 (7.17%) Python
3 43 (6.05%) JavaScript
4 41 (5.77%) SQL
5 18 (2.53%) C#
6 17 (2.39%) Bash Shell
7 16 (2.25%) Perl
8 12 (1.69%) Ruby
8 12 (1.69%) Scala
9 10 (1.41%) C
9 10 (1.41%) Go
9 10 (1.41%) Java 8
9 10 (1.41%) R
10 9 (1.27%) C++
11 7 (0.98%) Rust
11 7 (0.98%) TypeScript
12 6 (0.84%) Apple Swift
13 5 (0.70%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.56%) PHP
14 4 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 90 (12.66%) Security Cleared
2 78 (10.97%) SC Cleared
3 56 (7.88%) Degree
4 27 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (2.67%) CCNP
6 16 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (2.11%) CCIE
8 14 (1.97%) PMI Certification
8 14 (1.97%) PMP
9 12 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
10 11 (1.55%) BC Cleared
11 10 (1.41%) CCNA
11 10 (1.41%) DV Cleared
12 8 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (1.13%) MCSE
12 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (0.98%) CCDP
14 5 (0.70%) AWS Certification
14 5 (0.70%) CCDA
14 5 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.66%) SLA
2 11 (1.55%) PMO
3 10 (1.41%) QA
4 7 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.84%) GDPR
6 3 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.28%) MiFID
7 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.14%) COBIT
8 1 (0.14%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.14%) OASIS TOSCA
8 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 42 (5.91%) Active Directory
2 39 (5.49%) Docker
3 20 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.41%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.13%) XenApp
6 4 (0.56%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.42%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.28%) Ceph
8 2 (0.28%) etcd
8 2 (0.28%) flannel
8 2 (0.28%) GlusterFS
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.28%) SkyDNS
8 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 63 (8.86%) Ansible
2 31 (4.36%) Terraform
3 29 (4.08%) Puppet
4 25 (3.52%) Kubernetes
5 22 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.13%) SCCM
7 7 (0.98%) Kibana
7 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (0.84%) Nagios
9 5 (0.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (0.70%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.56%) Graphite
11 3 (0.42%) CASB
11 3 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.42%) Grafana
11 3 (0.42%) logstash
11 3 (0.42%) QRadar
11 3 (0.42%) Salt
11 3 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.28%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 129 (18.14%) SAP
2 75 (10.55%) Microsoft
3 66 (9.28%) Cisco
4 34 (4.78%) VMware
5 27 (3.80%) Oracle
6 25 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (3.09%) Red Hat
8 19 (2.67%) CheckPoint
8 19 (2.67%) Juniper
9 15 (2.11%) Google
10 12 (1.69%) Adobe
10 12 (1.69%) HP
10 12 (1.69%) Tableau
11 11 (1.55%) Citrix
11 11 (1.55%) ServiceNow
11 11 (1.55%) Splunk
12 9 (1.27%) F5
12 9 (1.27%) Palo Alto
13 8 (1.13%) BT
13 8 (1.13%) Forcepoint