Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 126 100
Rank change year-on-year -2 -26 -5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 979 858 1,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.11% 2.09% 2.49%
As % of the General category 4.67% 4.77% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 632 712
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £213
90th Percentile £638 £638 £600
England median daily rate £416 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.06% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 41
London median hourly rate £27.75 £29.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.93% -15.71% +77.22%
10th Percentile £18.56 £11.33 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.60 £47.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £29.42
% change year-on-year +61.54% -55.80% +36.81%

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 20,955 17,995 20,485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 45.25% 43.89% 46.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,141 12,833 14,467
London median daily rate £501 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.10% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £292
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 187 228
London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.44 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.94% +8.62% +12.50%
10th Percentile £13.60 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £66.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +14.64%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018. 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 -34 128 £510 +7.37% 55
West London -12 80 £498 +24.50% 62
South London -24 25 £475 - 16
East London -23 10 £513 -2.38% 18
North London -7 1 - - 3
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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.

1 301 (30.75%) Finance
2 285 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (20.12%) Marketing
4 162 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
5 155 (15.83%) SAP
6 148 (15.12%) Manufacturing
7 146 (14.91%) Electronics
8 143 (14.61%) Programme Management
9 142 (14.50%) Digital Marketing
10 132 (13.48%) Java
11 115 (11.75%) JavaScript
12 113 (11.54%) Security Cleared
13 98 (10.01%) Degree
14 87 (8.89%) SC Cleared
15 86 (8.78%) Amazon AWS
16 84 (8.58%) CSS
17 80 (8.17%) Project Management
18 79 (8.07%) HTML
19 78 (7.97%) Banking
19 78 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
20 77 (7.87%) TDD
20 77 (7.87%) Microsoft
21 73 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
22 69 (7.05%) Windows
23 68 (6.95%) Linux
24 67 (6.84%) Python
25 66 (6.74%) SQL
26 65 (6.64%) Cisco
27 63 (6.44%) DevOps
28 56 (5.72%) User Experience

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 24 (2.45%) Apache Spark
2 19 (1.94%) Confluence
3 13 (1.33%) CMS
4 12 (1.23%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.12%) Skype for Business
6 7 (0.72%) Apache
6 7 (0.72%) nginx
6 7 (0.72%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.61%) Apache Pig
7 6 (0.61%) Mule
7 6 (0.61%) Mule ESB
8 5 (0.51%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.51%) IIS
8 5 (0.51%) JBoss
8 5 (0.51%) SAS
9 4 (0.41%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.41%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 37 (3.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (3.47%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (1.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.41%) SPSS
8 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.10%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.10%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
1 5 (0.51%) Primavera
2 4 (0.41%) Eikon
2 4 (0.41%) Radian6
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.20%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.20%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.20%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.20%) Social Studio
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.10%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.10%) Unica
4 1 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 86 (8.78%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.15%) Office 365
4 19 (1.94%) IaaS
5 18 (1.84%) SaaS
6 17 (1.74%) GitHub
7 15 (1.53%) PaaS
8 14 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (1.12%) Google Analytics
9 11 (1.12%) Trello
10 9 (0.92%) Slack
11 8 (0.82%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
12 7 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (0.72%) Serverless
13 6 (0.61%) npm
14 5 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.39%) TCP/IP
2 39 (3.98%) VPN
3 34 (3.47%) LAN
4 33 (3.37%) Firewall
5 32 (3.27%) WAN
6 31 (3.17%) LTE
7 28 (2.86%) DNS
7 28 (2.86%) VoIP
8 27 (2.76%) MPLS
9 26 (2.66%) Internet
10 25 (2.55%) 3G
11 24 (2.45%) Network Security
12 19 (1.94%) BGP
12 19 (1.94%) DHCP
13 18 (1.84%) Wireless
14 16 (1.63%) Ethernet
14 16 (1.63%) IPsec
15 15 (1.53%) Broadband
16 14 (1.43%) 4G
16 14 (1.43%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (5.62%) Big Data
2 30 (3.06%) Relational Database
3 25 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (2.25%) Hadoop
4 22 (2.25%) NoSQL
5 21 (2.15%) RDBMS
6 20 (2.04%) SQL Server
7 17 (1.74%) Apache Hive
7 17 (1.74%) MySQL
8 16 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.12%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.02%) Oracle Database
11 9 (0.92%) HBase
12 8 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.51%) GIS
14 5 (0.51%) HCatalog
14 5 (0.51%) Power BI
14 5 (0.51%) Presto
14 5 (0.51%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 43 (4.39%) Git (software)
2 37 (3.78%) JIRA
3 21 (2.15%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.23%) webpack
5 9 (0.92%) Babel
5 9 (0.92%) Selenium
6 8 (0.82%) Mocha
7 6 (0.61%) Protractor
7 6 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (0.61%) WebDriver
8 5 (0.51%) Artifactory
8 5 (0.51%) Axure RP
8 5 (0.51%) Bower
8 5 (0.51%) Grunt
8 5 (0.51%) Jasmine
8 5 (0.51%) JUnit
8 5 (0.51%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.41%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 301 (30.75%) Finance
2 197 (20.12%) Marketing
3 148 (15.12%) Manufacturing
4 146 (14.91%) Electronics
5 78 (7.97%) Banking
6 49 (5.01%) Retail
7 39 (3.98%) Games
8 31 (3.17%) Billing
9 25 (2.55%) Legal
10 15 (1.53%) Advertising
11 14 (1.43%) French Language
12 8 (0.82%) Law
13 7 (0.72%) Front Office
14 5 (0.51%) Back Office
14 5 (0.51%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.41%) German Language
15 4 (0.41%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.31%) Digital Economy
16 3 (0.31%) Military
16 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 212 (21.65%) Developer
2 86 (8.78%) Analyst
3 73 (7.46%) Architect
4 67 (6.84%) Project Manager
5 55 (5.62%) Java Developer
6 49 (5.01%) React Developer
7 44 (4.49%) JavaScript Developer
8 42 (4.29%) Business Analyst
8 42 (4.29%) Consultant
9 40 (4.09%) Senior Developer
10 33 (3.37%) Designer
11 30 (3.06%) Network Engineer
12 28 (2.86%) Support Engineer
13 24 (2.45%) IT Manager
14 23 (2.35%) Java Web Developer
14 23 (2.35%) Web Developer
15 22 (2.25%) DevOps Engineer
16 20 (2.04%) Telecoms Manager
17 18 (1.84%) Telecoms Analyst
17 18 (1.84%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (8.58%) CSS
2 79 (8.07%) HTML
3 51 (5.21%) React
4 39 (3.98%) Web Services
5 36 (3.68%) jQuery
6 34 (3.47%) CSS3
6 34 (3.47%) HTML5
6 34 (3.47%) REST
7 32 (3.27%) AngularJS
8 22 (2.25%) Node.js
9 20 (2.04%) JSON
9 20 (2.04%) SOAP
10 19 (1.94%) RESTful
11 18 (1.84%) Redux
11 18 (1.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (1.63%) XML
13 15 (1.53%) Sass
14 14 (1.43%) .NET
15 12 (1.23%) Spring
16 11 (1.12%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 78 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (5.72%) User Experience
3 43 (4.39%) Computer Science
4 33 (3.37%) Data Centre
4 33 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 25 (2.55%) Mobile App
5 25 (2.55%) Video Conferencing
6 16 (1.63%) Public Cloud
6 16 (1.63%) Virtual Team
7 14 (1.43%) Equities
8 12 (1.23%) Fintech
8 12 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (1.23%) iPhone
8 12 (1.23%) Smartphone
9 11 (1.12%) NHS
10 9 (0.92%) Over-the-Top Content
11 8 (0.82%) Algorithms
11 8 (0.82%) Blackberry
11 8 (0.82%) PMI
12 7 (0.72%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 69 (7.05%) Windows
2 68 (6.95%) Linux
3 42 (4.29%) Android
4 25 (2.55%) Apple iOS
5 24 (2.45%) Unix
6 20 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 20 (2.04%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.33%) Mac OS
7 13 (1.33%) Windows 10
7 13 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.82%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.20%) CentOS
12 2 (0.20%) SUSE
13 1 (0.10%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.10%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
3 143 (14.61%) Programme Management
4 142 (14.50%) Digital Marketing
5 80 (8.17%) Project Management
6 77 (7.87%) TDD
7 73 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 63 (6.44%) DevOps
9 51 (5.21%) Scrum
10 50 (5.11%) Analytics
10 50 (5.11%) ITIL
10 50 (5.11%) Test Automation
11 48 (4.90%) PRINCE2
12 43 (4.39%) BDD
12 43 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
12 43 (4.39%) Migration
13 42 (4.29%) Service Delivery
14 39 (3.98%) User Stories
15 37 (3.78%) E-Commerce
15 37 (3.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (13.48%) Java
2 115 (11.75%) JavaScript
3 67 (6.84%) Python
4 66 (6.74%) SQL
5 22 (2.25%) C
6 19 (1.94%) ES6
7 17 (1.74%) C#
8 16 (1.63%) C++
9 12 (1.23%) Bash Shell
9 12 (1.23%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.02%) PHP
11 9 (0.92%) R
11 9 (0.92%) Scala
12 8 (0.82%) Apple Swift
12 8 (0.82%) ES8
12 8 (0.82%) Kotlin
12 8 (0.82%) Objective-C
12 8 (0.82%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.72%) Ruby
13 7 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 113 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 98 (10.01%) Degree
3 87 (8.89%) SC Cleared
4 35 (3.58%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (1.84%) CCNA
7 17 (1.74%) DV Cleared
8 16 (1.63%) CCIE
8 16 (1.63%) CCNP
8 16 (1.63%) PMI Certification
9 13 (1.33%) PMP
10 11 (1.12%) CISSP
10 11 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.12%) Numerate Degree
11 9 (0.92%) CTC Cleared
12 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.61%) CISM
13 6 (0.61%) CREST Certified
13 6 (0.61%) ISEB
13 6 (0.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.17%) SLA
2 20 (2.04%) QA
3 17 (1.74%) GDPR
3 17 (1.74%) PMO
4 10 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.51%) IFRS
7 4 (0.41%) Government Security Classifications
7 4 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.20%) COBIT
8 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.20%) EMIR
8 2 (0.20%) GCP
8 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.20%) MiFID
8 2 (0.20%) WCAG
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.10%) RMADS
9 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 40 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 39 (3.98%) Docker
3 31 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.92%) HDFS
5 9 (0.92%) KVM
6 8 (0.82%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.72%) iptables
8 6 (0.61%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.61%) vSphere
9 5 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.31%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.31%) IAG
11 3 (0.31%) Oracle Clusterware
11 3 (0.31%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.10%) Ceph
12 1 (0.10%) Firmware
12 1 (0.10%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 27 (2.76%) Ansible
2 21 (2.15%) Puppet
3 17 (1.74%) Kubernetes
4 16 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.02%) HP ALM
5 10 (1.02%) Oozie
6 8 (0.82%) SCCM
7 7 (0.72%) Rancher
8 6 (0.61%) logstash
8 6 (0.61%) SELinux
8 6 (0.61%) Terraform
9 5 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (0.51%) Data Guard
9 5 (0.51%) Kibana
9 5 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.41%) Grafana
10 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.41%) Nessus
11 3 (0.31%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.31%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 155 (15.83%) SAP
2 77 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 65 (6.64%) Cisco
4 50 (5.11%) Oracle
5 41 (4.19%) VMware
6 34 (3.47%) Adobe
7 27 (2.76%) Google
8 26 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (2.45%) HP
10 21 (2.15%) Apple
11 19 (1.94%) Avaya
12 17 (1.74%) ServiceNow
13 14 (1.43%) CheckPoint
13 14 (1.43%) Citrix
13 14 (1.43%) Huawei
14 13 (1.33%) Juniper
15 11 (1.12%) Cloudera
15 11 (1.12%) IBM
15 11 (1.12%) Siebel
15 11 (1.12%) Sybase