The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 366 528 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.29% 20.50% 24.40%
As % of the General category 43.11% 47.87% 57.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 219 212
Median daily rate £375 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% -8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.43 £16.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.06% -33.33%
Telecoms
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
849 1103 1051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 35.46% 42.83% 42.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 557 459
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 24 15
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.90 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Berkshire region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -4 84 £400 +11.11% 20
Newbury 0 55 £350 -3.44% 15
Slough 0 28 £375 +20.96% 6
Maidenhead +7 20 £378 +34.82% 2
Bracknell -25 17 £328 +1.70% 6
Wokingham -7 3 - - 1
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 118 (14.55%) Project Management
2 91 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 90 (11.10%) Finance
4 86 (10.60%) ITIL
5 81 (9.99%) 3G
6 77 (9.49%) MS Excel
7 73 (9.00%) Cisco
8 71 (8.75%) Microsoft
9 70 (8.63%) SLA
9 70 (8.63%) Degree
10 67 (8.26%) 4G
11 63 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
12 59 (7.27%) PRINCE2
12 59 (7.27%) LTE
13 56 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
14 53 (6.54%) Migration
15 52 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
16 51 (6.29%) Firewall
17 49 (6.04%) Marketing
18 48 (5.92%) Service Management
19 47 (5.80%) Huawei
19 47 (5.80%) Radio Access Network
20 45 (5.55%) Remedy
20 45 (5.55%) Programme Management
21 44 (5.43%) Billing
21 44 (5.43%) Oracle
22 43 (5.30%) Management Information System
22 43 (5.30%) 2G
23 42 (5.18%) SAP
24 41 (5.06%) CRM

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 15 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (1.11%) CMS
4 4 (0.49%) SAS
5 3 (0.37%) Apache
5 3 (0.37%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.25%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.25%) IIS
6 2 (0.25%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.25%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.25%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.12%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.12%) Confluence
7 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 77 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.32%) MS Office
3 31 (3.82%) MS Project
4 25 (3.08%) MS Visio
5 24 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.25%) InDesign
8 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.25%) SPSS
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.12%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 27 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.62%) HFM
3 5 (0.62%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (0.37%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.25%) CSG Singleview
5 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.36%) Adobe Analytics
3 10 (1.23%) SaaS
4 6 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.49%) IaaS
5 4 (0.49%) PaaS
6 3 (0.37%) Office 365
7 2 (0.25%) Force.com
7 2 (0.25%) Trello
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.12%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.12%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 81 (9.99%) 3G
2 67 (8.26%) 4G
3 59 (7.27%) LTE
4 51 (6.29%) Firewall
5 47 (5.80%) Radio Access Network
6 43 (5.30%) 2G
7 40 (4.93%) WAN
8 38 (4.69%) MPLS
9 37 (4.56%) VoIP
10 36 (4.44%) LAN
11 35 (4.32%) Network Security
11 35 (4.32%) VPN
12 34 (4.19%) Wireless
13 30 (3.70%) Internet
14 27 (3.33%) Diameter Protocol
15 23 (2.84%) TCP/IP
16 21 (2.59%) BGP
16 21 (2.59%) DNS
17 20 (2.47%) Broadband
18 19 (2.34%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.10%) Oracle Database
2 15 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (1.36%) SQL Server
4 10 (1.23%) Big Data
5 8 (0.99%) Relational Database
6 7 (0.86%) MS Access
7 4 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.37%) GIS
8 3 (0.37%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.25%) MySQL
9 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.25%) OLTP
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.25%) QlikView
9 2 (0.25%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.12%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (1.73%) JIRA
2 9 (1.11%) Jenkins
3 8 (0.99%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.74%) Artifactory
4 6 (0.74%) MSBuild
4 6 (0.74%) NuGet
4 6 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.37%) Axure RP
6 3 (0.37%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.25%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.25%) Grunt
7 2 (0.25%) gulp
7 2 (0.25%) JMeter
7 2 (0.25%) Maven
7 2 (0.25%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.12%) Selenium
8 1 (0.12%) TestRail
8 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
General
1 90 (11.10%) Finance
2 49 (6.04%) Marketing
3 44 (5.43%) Billing
4 37 (4.56%) Legal
5 32 (3.95%) Electronics
6 29 (3.58%) Manufacturing
7 25 (3.08%) Back Office
8 20 (2.47%) Retail
9 9 (1.11%) Law
10 8 (0.99%) Advertising
10 8 (0.99%) Banking
11 6 (0.74%) Front Office
12 4 (0.49%) German Language
13 2 (0.25%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.25%) Interactive Media
13 2 (0.25%) Publishing
14 1 (0.12%) French Language
14 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 102 (12.58%) Analyst
2 72 (8.88%) Architect
3 62 (7.64%) Project Manager
4 59 (7.27%) Network Engineer
5 52 (6.41%) Business Analyst
6 51 (6.29%) Telecoms Manager
7 48 (5.92%) Designer
8 42 (5.18%) Solutions Architect
9 40 (4.93%) Consultant
10 32 (3.95%) Solutions Designer
11 30 (3.70%) Developer
12 26 (3.21%) Telecoms Engineer
13 24 (2.96%) Security Engineer
14 19 (2.34%) Delivery Manager
15 18 (2.22%) Telecoms Analyst
16 17 (2.10%) Coordinator
16 17 (2.10%) Core Network Engineer
16 17 (2.10%) Network Architect
17 16 (1.97%) Design Engineer
18 14 (1.73%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.59%) Web Services
2 17 (2.10%) HTML
3 14 (1.73%) .NET
4 13 (1.60%) CSS
5 11 (1.36%) AngularJS
6 8 (0.99%) SOAP
6 8 (0.99%) SPML
7 6 (0.74%) HTML5
7 6 (0.74%) Node.js
8 5 (0.62%) Middleware
9 4 (0.49%) 802.1X
9 4 (0.49%) REST
10 3 (0.37%) Apache Flex
10 3 (0.37%) EJB
10 3 (0.37%) J2EE
10 3 (0.37%) JSP
11 2 (0.25%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.25%) Hibernate
11 2 (0.25%) Spring
11 2 (0.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (5.30%) Management Information System
3 23 (2.84%) Computer Science
4 19 (2.34%) Data Centre
5 17 (2.10%) Smart Meter
6 13 (1.60%) User Experience
7 12 (1.48%) Handset
8 10 (1.23%) CESG
8 10 (1.23%) CMDB
9 9 (1.11%) PMI
10 7 (0.86%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (0.62%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (0.49%) IVR
12 4 (0.49%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (0.49%) PKI
12 4 (0.49%) Reference Data
12 4 (0.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (3.58%) Linux
1 29 (3.58%) Unix
2 27 (3.33%) Windows
3 20 (2.47%) Solaris
4 11 (1.36%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.12%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.12%) VMS
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (14.55%) Project Management
2 91 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 86 (10.60%) ITIL
4 63 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (7.27%) PRINCE2
6 53 (6.54%) Migration
7 52 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
8 48 (5.92%) Service Management
9 45 (5.55%) Programme Management
10 41 (5.06%) CRM
11 38 (4.69%) Change Management
12 36 (4.44%) Service Delivery
13 31 (3.82%) ITIL V3
14 29 (3.58%) Business Analysis
14 29 (3.58%) Waterfall
15 28 (3.45%) Analytics
15 28 (3.45%) ITSM
16 27 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
17 26 (3.21%) Information Security
18 25 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 27 (3.33%) SQL
2 21 (2.59%) Java
3 12 (1.48%) JavaScript
4 11 (1.36%) Python
5 10 (1.23%) C
6 6 (0.74%) C#
7 5 (0.62%) C++
7 5 (0.62%) PL/SQL
7 5 (0.62%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.49%) Perl
9 3 (0.37%) Embedded C
9 3 (0.37%) Embedded C++
10 2 (0.25%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.25%) ES6
10 2 (0.25%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.25%) PHP
10 2 (0.25%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.25%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.12%) Ruby
11 1 (0.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (8.63%) Degree
2 41 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (3.70%) CCNP
4 18 (2.22%) CCNA
5 17 (2.10%) CISSP
5 17 (2.10%) Security Cleared
6 15 (1.85%) CISM
7 14 (1.73%) PMI Certification
8 13 (1.60%) HNC
9 12 (1.48%) CCIE
9 12 (1.48%) SC Cleared
10 11 (1.36%) CISA
10 11 (1.36%) HND
10 11 (1.36%) ISEB
11 10 (1.23%) PMP
12 7 (0.86%) CESG Certified Professional
13 6 (0.74%) ACCA
13 6 (0.74%) CIMA
13 6 (0.74%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (8.63%) SLA
2 18 (2.22%) NEBOSH
3 17 (2.10%) QA
4 14 (1.73%) ISO 9001
5 10 (1.23%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.62%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.25%) COBIT
7 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.12%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.12%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.49%) XenApp
5 3 (0.37%) ProxySG
5 3 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.25%) vCloud
6 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.25%) vSphere
7 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (1.97%) FortiGate
2 9 (1.11%) Amdocs OSS
3 7 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.25%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (0.25%) MOM
4 2 (0.25%) Nessus
4 2 (0.25%) Netcool
4 2 (0.25%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (0.25%) vRealize
5 1 (0.12%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.12%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.12%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.12%) OpenView
5 1 (0.12%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (9.00%) Cisco
2 71 (8.75%) Microsoft
3 47 (5.80%) Huawei
4 45 (5.55%) Remedy
5 44 (5.43%) Oracle
6 42 (5.18%) SAP
7 34 (4.19%) Ericsson
8 32 (3.95%) Nokia
9 22 (2.71%) BMC
10 20 (2.47%) CheckPoint
10 20 (2.47%) Citrix
11 17 (2.10%) HP
11 17 (2.10%) Juniper
11 17 (2.10%) Nortel
12 16 (1.97%) Amdocs
13 15 (1.85%) Adobe
13 15 (1.85%) Fortinet
13 15 (1.85%) Nokia Networks
14 14 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (1.60%) Tellabs
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