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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
South East / Berkshire
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 322 458 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.68% 18.85% 27.54%
As % of the General category 42.37% 49.04% 62.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 158 271
Median daily rate £388 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £259 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £30.75 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.60% +10.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-71.67% +23.07%

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
760 934 1141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 39.38% 38.44% 43.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 399 523
Median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 33 25
Median hourly rate £30.00 £18.50 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% +8.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.10 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%

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 23 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +5 133 £363 -9.37% 13
Maidenhead +3 39 £400 +45.45% 3
Newbury -1 19 £380 +6.89% 11
Slough -4 17 £295 -27.16% 2
Bracknell -8 12 £319 -15.00% 3
Wokingham - 9 £450 - 3
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 110 (17.46%) Finance
2 109 (17.30%) Project Management
3 107 (16.98%) Microsoft
4 97 (15.40%) ITIL
5 88 (13.97%) Cisco
6 86 (13.65%) MS Excel
7 79 (12.54%) PRINCE2
7 79 (12.54%) Degree
8 73 (11.59%) Marketing
9 64 (10.16%) LTE
10 63 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 61 (9.68%) Programme Management
12 59 (9.37%) Cisco Certification
13 54 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
13 54 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
14 53 (8.41%) Remedy
14 53 (8.41%) Ericsson
15 50 (7.94%) SAP
16 49 (7.78%) CRM
16 49 (7.78%) Management Information System
16 49 (7.78%) ITIL V3
17 48 (7.62%) CCNP
18 47 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
19 46 (7.30%) SLA
20 45 (7.14%) MS Project
21 44 (6.98%) Migration
22 43 (6.83%) Electronics
23 42 (6.67%) VoIP
23 42 (6.67%) VoLTE
24 40 (6.35%) 3G

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 20 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.06%) Apache
3 11 (1.75%) IIS
3 11 (1.75%) SAS
4 4 (0.63%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.63%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 3 (0.48%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.32%) CMS
6 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.16%) Jetty
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 86 (13.65%) MS Excel
2 45 (7.14%) MS Project
3 38 (6.03%) MS Office
4 28 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.43%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (1.11%) Maya
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.16%) InDesign
8 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 36 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.48%) Unica
5 1 (0.16%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.16%) HFM
5 1 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.16%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.63%) Office 365
3 4 (0.63%) SaaS
4 2 (0.32%) IaaS
4 2 (0.32%) Taleo
5 1 (0.16%) CallidusCloud
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 64 (10.16%) LTE
2 42 (6.67%) VoIP
2 42 (6.67%) VoLTE
3 40 (6.35%) 3G
4 37 (5.87%) Wi-Fi
5 34 (5.40%) TCP/IP
6 33 (5.24%) 4G
6 33 (5.24%) MPLS
7 32 (5.08%) Internet
7 32 (5.08%) Unified Communications
8 29 (4.60%) LAN
9 27 (4.29%) Radio Access Network
10 24 (3.81%) Broadband
11 23 (3.65%) BGP
12 22 (3.49%) DNS
13 21 (3.33%) Firewall
13 21 (3.33%) WAN
14 20 (3.17%) 2G
14 20 (3.17%) HTTP
15 19 (3.02%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (1.90%) Hadoop
2 12 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.43%) Big Data
3 9 (1.43%) MySQL
3 9 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.11%) MS Access
5 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.63%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.48%) HBase
7 3 (0.48%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.32%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.32%) GIS
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (0.32%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (0.95%) JIRA
2 5 (0.79%) Android Studio
2 5 (0.79%) Xcode
3 4 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.48%) JMeter
4 3 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.32%) Selenium
6 1 (0.16%) Appium
6 1 (0.16%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.16%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.16%) Gradle
6 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.16%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.16%) ProC
6 1 (0.16%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.16%) Subversion
6 1 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.16%) WebDriver
General
1 110 (17.46%) Finance
2 73 (11.59%) Marketing
3 43 (6.83%) Electronics
4 39 (6.19%) Manufacturing
5 31 (4.92%) Billing
6 30 (4.76%) Retail
7 21 (3.33%) Legal
8 7 (1.11%) Banking
8 7 (1.11%) Mandarin Language
9 6 (0.95%) Law
9 6 (0.95%) Spanish Language
10 5 (0.79%) Publishing
11 3 (0.48%) Advertising
11 3 (0.48%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
12 1 (0.16%) Front Office
12 1 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 90 (14.29%) Analyst
2 82 (13.02%) Project Manager
3 50 (7.94%) Architect
4 40 (6.35%) Network Engineer
5 36 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 36 (5.71%) Consultant
6 34 (5.40%) Voice Project Manager
7 28 (4.44%) Telecoms Manager
8 25 (3.97%) Designer
9 21 (3.33%) Administrator
9 21 (3.33%) Telecoms Analyst
10 20 (3.17%) Design Engineer
11 19 (3.02%) Developer
12 18 (2.86%) Telecoms Project Manager
13 16 (2.54%) Network Manager
14 13 (2.06%) Solutions Designer
15 12 (1.90%) Incident Manager
15 12 (1.90%) Network Project Manager
15 12 (1.90%) Telecoms Engineer
15 12 (1.90%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.17%) CSS
2 19 (3.02%) HTML
3 11 (1.75%) Middleware
4 9 (1.43%) .NET
5 6 (0.95%) Web Services
6 5 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.63%) LAMP
8 2 (0.32%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.32%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (0.32%) CORBA
8 2 (0.32%) J2EE
8 2 (0.32%) SOAP
8 2 (0.32%) Spring
8 2 (0.32%) Velocity
8 2 (0.32%) VXML
9 1 (0.16%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.16%) Mason
9 1 (0.16%) NancyFx
9 1 (0.16%) React
9 1 (0.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (7.78%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.17%) Data Centre
4 15 (2.38%) IVR
5 14 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.90%) Driving Licence
7 11 (1.75%) User Experience
8 8 (1.27%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.11%) PMI
9 7 (1.11%) Public Cloud
10 6 (0.95%) Economics
10 6 (0.95%) IPTV
10 6 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.79%) Credit Risk
11 5 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.79%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.79%) Over-the-Top Content
11 5 (0.79%) Statistics
11 5 (0.79%) Video on Demand
12 4 (0.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (5.87%) Linux
2 30 (4.76%) Windows
3 20 (3.17%) Unix
4 18 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.59%) Android
6 9 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.11%) Solaris
8 6 (0.95%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.32%) CentOS
10 1 (0.16%) Debian
10 1 (0.16%) SUSE
10 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (17.30%) Project Management
2 97 (15.40%) ITIL
3 79 (12.54%) PRINCE2
4 63 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (9.68%) Programme Management
6 54 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 49 (7.78%) CRM
7 49 (7.78%) ITIL V3
8 47 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (6.98%) Migration
10 38 (6.03%) Service Management
11 37 (5.87%) Digital Marketing
12 33 (5.24%) Business Transformation
13 31 (4.92%) Change Management
14 27 (4.29%) Analytics
14 27 (4.29%) Business Analysis
15 24 (3.81%) High Availability
16 23 (3.65%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (3.65%) Service Delivery
17 21 (3.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (6.19%) SQL
2 17 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 16 (2.54%) Java
4 11 (1.75%) Bash Shell
5 8 (1.27%) Python
6 6 (0.95%) C
6 6 (0.95%) PHP
6 6 (0.95%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.63%) Delphi
7 4 (0.63%) Perl
7 4 (0.63%) Scala
7 4 (0.63%) VB
7 4 (0.63%) VBA
8 3 (0.48%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.32%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.32%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.32%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.32%) Ruby
9 2 (0.32%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.16%) Go
Qualifications
1 79 (12.54%) Degree
2 59 (9.37%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (7.62%) CCNP
4 37 (5.87%) CCNA
5 23 (3.65%) Security Cleared
6 22 (3.49%) CCIE
7 16 (2.54%) HND
8 15 (2.38%) SC Cleared
9 14 (2.22%) CIPD
10 11 (1.75%) MBA
10 11 (1.75%) PMI Certification
11 9 (1.43%) PMP
12 8 (1.27%) CCIP
13 7 (1.11%) APMP
14 6 (0.95%) CIMA
14 6 (0.95%) CISM
14 6 (0.95%) CISSP
14 6 (0.95%) ECDL
14 6 (0.95%) HNC
15 5 (0.79%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.30%) SLA
2 17 (2.70%) QA
3 8 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.63%) COBIT
5 4 (0.63%) P3O
5 4 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.32%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.16%) GAAP
7 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.16%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 18 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.63%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.63%) vSphere
4 3 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.32%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.32%) Xen
6 1 (0.16%) Docker
6 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (3.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (2.22%) Cisco UCCE
3 12 (1.90%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (0.95%) Nagios
5 4 (0.63%) Amdocs OSS
6 2 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.32%) OpenView
7 1 (0.16%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.16%) Ansible
7 1 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.16%) MOM
7 1 (0.16%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.16%) Puppet
7 1 (0.16%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.16%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 107 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 88 (13.97%) Cisco
3 53 (8.41%) Ericsson
3 53 (8.41%) Remedy
4 50 (7.94%) SAP
5 33 (5.24%) Oracle
6 29 (4.60%) Huawei
7 25 (3.97%) VMware
8 22 (3.49%) Juniper
9 20 (3.17%) HP
10 19 (3.02%) Red Hat
11 16 (2.54%) IBM
12 9 (1.43%) Citrix
13 8 (1.27%) Avaya
13 8 (1.27%) Nokia
13 8 (1.27%) TIBCO
14 7 (1.11%) Cramer
14 7 (1.11%) Genesys
15 6 (0.95%) Apple
15 6 (0.95%) Google
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