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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 729 562 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.81% 21.36% 29.36%
As % of the General category 63.61% 49.69% 61.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 209 160
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £367 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.63% +12.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 5
Average hourly rate - £22.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £26.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +35.89%
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
1146 1131 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.72% 42.99% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 529 374
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 37
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £11.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £35.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 138 £345 -12.65% 41
Newbury 0 96 £363 +3.57% 23
Slough +1 65 £375 +13.63% 20
Maidenhead +7 50 £253 -33.77% 6
Bracknell +1 49 £375 +15.38% 18
Ascot - - - -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Telecoms also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Telecoms.

1 202 (15.48%) 3G
2 195 (14.94%) Project Management
3 167 (12.80%) Finance
4 154 (11.80%) ITIL
5 153 (11.72%) Degree
6 132 (10.11%) 4G
7 125 (9.58%) Cisco
8 123 (9.43%) LTE
9 120 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
10 116 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 114 (8.74%) Microsoft
12 112 (8.58%) Billing
13 108 (8.28%) PRINCE2
14 104 (7.97%) Radio Access Network
15 92 (7.05%) MS Excel
16 91 (6.97%) MS Office
17 90 (6.90%) Oracle
18 83 (6.36%) Internet
19 82 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
20 80 (6.13%) SQL
21 79 (6.05%) 2G
21 79 (6.05%) Firewall
22 78 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
23 76 (5.82%) Validation
24 75 (5.75%) Migration
24 75 (5.75%) CheckPoint
25 71 (5.44%) Marketing
25 71 (5.44%) eTOM
26 67 (5.13%) OSPF
27 65 (4.98%) Security Cleared

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Telecoms also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Telecoms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (3.07%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.23%) Node.js
3 14 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (1.07%) Lync
4 10 (0.77%) WebLogic
4 10 (0.77%) CMS
5 7 (0.54%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.54%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.15%) Confluence
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.15%) SAS
7 2 (0.15%) IIS
7 2 (0.15%) Apache
8 1 (0.077%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.077%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.077%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.077%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 92 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 91 (6.97%) MS Office
3 51 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 42 (3.22%) MS Visio
5 32 (2.45%) MS Project
6 15 (1.15%) OmniGraffle
7 14 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
8 12 (0.92%) Photoshop
9 11 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.84%) AutoCAD
10 6 (0.46%) InDesign
11 1 (0.077%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.077%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.38%) Oracle BRM
4 4 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.23%) Exstream
6 2 (0.15%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.15%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.077%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.077%) Agresso
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.077%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.077%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.077%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.077%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.077%) Unica Affinium
7 1 (0.077%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.92%) SaaS
2 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.15%) Force.com
3 2 (0.15%) Office 365
4 1 (0.077%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 202 (15.48%) 3G
2 132 (10.11%) 4G
3 123 (9.43%) LTE
4 104 (7.97%) Radio Access Network
5 83 (6.36%) Internet
6 79 (6.05%) 2G
6 79 (6.05%) Firewall
7 67 (5.13%) OSPF
8 56 (4.29%) MPLS
9 49 (3.75%) Ethernet
10 47 (3.60%) Broadband
11 44 (3.37%) DNS
12 43 (3.30%) VPN
13 39 (2.99%) BGP
13 39 (2.99%) Network Security
14 38 (2.91%) SDH
15 34 (2.61%) VoLTE
16 32 (2.45%) LAN
17 31 (2.38%) GSM
17 31 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (1.53%) SQL Server
3 19 (1.46%) MongoDB
4 13 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
7 6 (0.46%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.38%) MySQL
8 5 (0.38%) DB2
8 5 (0.38%) MS Access
8 5 (0.38%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.31%) QlikView
9 4 (0.31%) Oracle Discoverer
9 4 (0.31%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.31%) DataStage
10 3 (0.23%) Star Schema
10 3 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (1.30%) Git (software)
1 17 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (1.15%) Axure RP
3 7 (0.54%) TestDirector
3 7 (0.54%) Toad
3 7 (0.54%) Selenium
4 5 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (0.38%) JIRA
5 3 (0.23%) TestPartner
5 3 (0.23%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.15%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.15%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.15%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.077%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.077%) Subversion
7 1 (0.077%) NUnit
7 1 (0.077%) LSMW
7 1 (0.077%) Ant
7 1 (0.077%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.077%) MSBuild
General
1 167 (12.80%) Finance
2 112 (8.58%) Billing
3 71 (5.44%) Marketing
4 40 (3.07%) Legal
5 24 (1.84%) Retail
6 21 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.46%) Banking
8 15 (1.15%) Advertising
8 15 (1.15%) Electronics
9 14 (1.07%) Interactive Media
9 14 (1.07%) Law
10 12 (0.92%) Back Office
11 10 (0.77%) German Language
12 7 (0.54%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.46%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.38%) Publishing
14 5 (0.38%) Front Office
15 1 (0.077%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 154 (11.80%) Analyst
2 127 (9.73%) Project Manager
3 109 (8.35%) Architect
4 96 (7.36%) Design Engineer
5 72 (5.52%) Business Analyst
6 67 (5.13%) Consultant
7 66 (5.06%) Designer
8 61 (4.67%) Delivery Manager
9 60 (4.60%) IP Engineer
10 56 (4.29%) Developer
11 49 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
12 43 (3.30%) Coordinator
12 43 (3.30%) Test Engineer
13 42 (3.22%) Telecoms Project Manager
14 37 (2.84%) Network Engineer
15 36 (2.76%) Administrator
16 27 (2.07%) Solutions Designer
17 26 (1.99%) Security Engineer
18 25 (1.92%) Telecoms Business Analyst
19 23 (1.76%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.14%) HTML
2 33 (2.53%) CSS
3 30 (2.30%) SOAP
4 20 (1.53%) AngularJS
5 19 (1.46%) Web Services
6 17 (1.30%) XML
7 12 (0.92%) RESTful
7 12 (0.92%) ExpressJS
7 12 (0.92%) .NET
8 9 (0.69%) HTML5
9 7 (0.54%) JMS
9 7 (0.54%) WSDL
9 7 (0.54%) JAXB
9 7 (0.54%) REST
10 5 (0.38%) JSON
11 4 (0.31%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.31%) Visualforce
11 4 (0.31%) jQuery
11 4 (0.31%) WSH
11 4 (0.31%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 120 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (3.75%) User Experience
3 42 (3.22%) Management Information System
4 36 (2.76%) Computer Science
5 21 (1.61%) PMI
6 19 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
7 18 (1.38%) Mobile App
8 17 (1.30%) SecurID
8 17 (1.30%) DTV
9 16 (1.23%) GIS
10 9 (0.69%) IVR
11 8 (0.61%) RIA
11 8 (0.61%) Smart Meter
11 8 (0.61%) Machine to Machine
12 7 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.54%) Visualisation
12 7 (0.54%) IPTV
12 7 (0.54%) CMDB
13 6 (0.46%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 52 (3.98%) UNIX
2 42 (3.22%) Linux
3 37 (2.84%) Windows
4 17 (1.30%) Solaris
4 17 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (0.61%) Android
5 8 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.46%) VMS
7 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.077%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.077%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.077%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.077%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (14.94%) Project Management
2 154 (11.80%) ITIL
3 116 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 108 (8.28%) PRINCE2
5 82 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (5.82%) Validation
7 75 (5.75%) Migration
8 71 (5.44%) eTOM
9 61 (4.67%) CRM
10 56 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
11 51 (3.91%) Service Delivery
12 42 (3.22%) Service Management
13 40 (3.07%) Network Design
14 39 (2.99%) Programme Management
15 36 (2.76%) Release Management
16 35 (2.68%) E-Commerce
17 34 (2.61%) ETL
17 34 (2.61%) Scrum
18 33 (2.53%) Business Analysis
19 31 (2.38%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (6.13%) SQL
2 39 (2.99%) PL/SQL
3 34 (2.61%) JavaScript
4 33 (2.53%) Java
5 14 (1.07%) C
5 14 (1.07%) Perl
6 13 (1.00%) Shell Script
7 11 (0.84%) C#
8 7 (0.54%) VBA
8 7 (0.54%) VB
9 6 (0.46%) VBScript
10 4 (0.31%) Apex Code
10 4 (0.31%) C++
11 3 (0.23%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.15%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.15%) Groovy
13 1 (0.077%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.077%) VC++
13 1 (0.077%) Python
13 1 (0.077%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 153 (11.72%) Degree
2 78 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (4.98%) Security Cleared
4 52 (3.98%) CCNP
5 50 (3.83%) SC Cleared
6 46 (3.52%) PMI Certification
7 38 (2.91%) CISSP
8 27 (2.07%) CCNA
8 27 (2.07%) ISEB
9 25 (1.92%) PMP
10 23 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (1.61%) CCIE
12 15 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 13 (1.00%) HND
14 11 (0.84%) CISM
14 11 (0.84%) CBAP
14 11 (0.84%) ISTQB
15 10 (0.77%) BC Cleared
16 9 (0.69%) CIMA
16 9 (0.69%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.83%) SLA
2 44 (3.37%) PCI DSS
3 26 (1.99%) QA
4 11 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.00%) NFS
3 6 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.15%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.077%) Snort
5 1 (0.077%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.077%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.077%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.077%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.077%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.077%) Xen
5 1 (0.077%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.92%) NSN NetAct
3 5 (0.38%) Netcool
3 5 (0.38%) OpenView
4 4 (0.31%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (0.31%) Nagios
5 3 (0.23%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.23%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.23%) logstash
6 2 (0.15%) SCOM
6 2 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.077%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.077%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.077%) Check_MK
7 1 (0.077%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 125 (9.58%) Cisco
2 114 (8.74%) Microsoft
3 90 (6.90%) Oracle
4 75 (5.75%) CheckPoint
5 54 (4.14%) Ericsson
6 52 (3.98%) SAP
7 51 (3.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 45 (3.45%) Huawei
9 44 (3.37%) Juniper
10 33 (2.53%) Remedy
11 24 (1.84%) F5
12 23 (1.76%) Nokia
13 22 (1.69%) HP
14 19 (1.46%) Fortinet
15 17 (1.30%) Cramer
15 17 (1.30%) Red Hat
16 16 (1.23%) Citrix
17 15 (1.15%) Mapinfo
17 15 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
17 15 (1.15%) Tufin
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