Period
to 23 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in West London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 23 October 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
London > West London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 78 47
Rank change year-on-year +15 -31 +12
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 70 45 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West London 3.23% 2.48% 4.20%
As % of the General category 9.32% 7.32% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 34 69
West London median daily rate £475 £444 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.04% +10.94% +6.67%
10th Percentile £295 £263 £198
90th Percentile £556 £585 £488
London median daily rate £495 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +4.21% +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
West London median hourly rate £110.00 - £42.50
10th Percentile £68.60 - £41.25
90th Percentile £115.00 - £43.75
London median hourly rate £48.75 £21.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year +132.14% -8.04% +4.99%

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 West London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 751 615 689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West London 34.62% 33.83% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 386 428
West London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £247 £153 £194
90th Percentile £584 £563 £575
London median daily rate £525 £503 £475
% change year-on-year +4.48% +5.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 27
West London median hourly rate £43.00 £24.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.51% +32.43% -43.08%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £115.00 £47.63 £43.75
London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% -6.98%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in West London

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in West London

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in West London

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in West London over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in West London

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in West London

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in West London over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in West London

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West London region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Hounslow -10 10 £425 -20.00% 2
Hillingdon -6 6 £488 +30.00% 2
Richmond upon Thames -4 2 £341 -1.09%
Hammersmith -13 2 £438 -14.63%
Telecoms
London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 West London region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.00%) Marketing
3 13 (18.57%) Finance
3 13 (18.57%) Scrum
4 12 (17.14%) Programme Management
4 12 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (17.14%) TDD
5 10 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (12.86%) Docker
6 9 (12.86%) Kubernetes
6 9 (12.86%) Electronics
6 9 (12.86%) Java
6 9 (12.86%) SAP
6 9 (12.86%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (12.86%) Cucumber
6 9 (12.86%) BDD
7 8 (11.43%) Kanban
7 8 (11.43%) Retail
7 8 (11.43%) SQL
7 8 (11.43%) DevOps
7 8 (11.43%) Java 8
8 7 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 7 (10.00%) Analytics
9 6 (8.57%) Degree
9 6 (8.57%) Windows
9 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
9 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (8.57%) Greenfield Project

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 2 (2.86%) SAS
2 1 (1.43%) Apache
2 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.43%) IaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) LAN
2 3 (4.29%) VoIP
2 3 (4.29%) VPN
2 3 (4.29%) WebEx
2 3 (4.29%) WLAN
3 2 (2.86%) Firewall
4 1 (1.43%) 2G
4 1 (1.43%) 3G
4 1 (1.43%) 4G
4 1 (1.43%) ATM
4 1 (1.43%) Broadband
4 1 (1.43%) DHCP
4 1 (1.43%) DNS
4 1 (1.43%) Internet
4 1 (1.43%) MVNO
4 1 (1.43%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.43%) PABX
4 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.43%) WAN
4 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) Big Data
1 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
1 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
1 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.43%) QlikView
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.86%) Jasmine
2 2 (2.86%) JUnit
2 2 (2.86%) Mocha
2 2 (2.86%) Mockito
3 1 (1.43%) Selenium
3 1 (1.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (20.00%) Marketing
2 13 (18.57%) Finance
3 10 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 9 (12.86%) Electronics
5 8 (11.43%) Retail
6 5 (7.14%) Banking
7 4 (5.71%) Legal
8 3 (4.29%) Billing
9 1 (1.43%) Games
9 1 (1.43%) Italian Language
9 1 (1.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Developer
2 12 (17.14%) Senior Developer
3 11 (15.71%) Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Architect
5 8 (11.43%) Java Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Telecoms Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Telecoms Java Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.57%) React Developer
7 4 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.29%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.29%) BSS Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (4.29%) First Line Help Desk Support
8 3 (4.29%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (4.29%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior React Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) React
2 3 (4.29%) React Native
2 3 (4.29%) Redux
3 2 (2.86%) Dropwizard
3 2 (2.86%) Kafka
3 2 (2.86%) RESTful
3 2 (2.86%) Spring
4 1 (1.43%) .NET
4 1 (1.43%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (7.14%) Video on Demand
4 4 (5.71%) Over-the-Top Content
5 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.86%) PMI
6 2 (2.86%) STB
7 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.43%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.43%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.43%) Handset
7 1 (1.43%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.43%) User Experience
7 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.43%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Windows 8
3 3 (4.29%) Mac OS
3 3 (4.29%) Unix
3 3 (4.29%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.86%) Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Android
5 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.57%) Scrum
3 12 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (17.14%) Programme Management
3 12 (17.14%) TDD
4 9 (12.86%) BDD
4 9 (12.86%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (11.43%) DevOps
5 8 (11.43%) Kanban
6 7 (10.00%) Analytics
6 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 7 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.14%) Change Management
8 5 (7.14%) Project Management
9 4 (5.71%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.71%) CRM
10 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (4.29%) Project Planning
10 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.86%) Java
2 8 (11.43%) Java 8
2 8 (11.43%) SQL
3 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.86%) Python
4 2 (2.86%) Scala
4 2 (2.86%) VBA
5 1 (1.43%) C#
5 1 (1.43%) ES6
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) CCNP
4 1 (1.43%) CEH
4 1 (1.43%) CISA
4 1 (1.43%) CISM
4 1 (1.43%) CISSP
4 1 (1.43%) CRISC
4 1 (1.43%) GCIA
4 1 (1.43%) GCIH
4 1 (1.43%) GWAPT
4 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.43%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.43%) PMP
4 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) PMO
2 1 (1.43%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.43%) GDPR
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) Docker
2 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) Snort
3 1 (1.43%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) SAP
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco
3 3 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.29%) Tableau
4 2 (2.86%) Teradata
5 1 (1.43%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.43%) BT
5 1 (1.43%) CA
5 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.43%) Citrix
5 1 (1.43%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.43%) F5
5 1 (1.43%) Google
5 1 (1.43%) Huawei
5 1 (1.43%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.43%) McAfee
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle
5 1 (1.43%) PayPal
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat