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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 446 704 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.83% 25.11% 19.74%
As % of the General category 44.20% 60.07% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 269 197
Median daily rate £400 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Median hourly rate £55.00 £11.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -37.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £15.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+149.18% -29.06%
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
1009 1172 1160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 40.33% 41.80% 42.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 529 530
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 29
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.00 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -5.76%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +2 149 £400 +14.28% 21
Slough 0 55 £444 +14.51% 8
Newbury 0 32 £400 +14.28% 10
Bracknell -7 25 £322 -12.38% 6
Maidenhead +3 18 £425 +11.47% 1
Windsor -2 2 - -
Wokingham -5 1 - - 2
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 132 (14.59%) ITIL
2 131 (14.48%) Project Management
3 98 (10.83%) 3G
3 98 (10.83%) Finance
3 98 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 87 (9.61%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (9.06%) Cisco
6 78 (8.62%) 4G
7 74 (8.18%) PRINCE2
8 73 (8.07%) MS Excel
9 69 (7.62%) SLA
9 69 (7.62%) Migration
10 67 (7.40%) Huawei
11 66 (7.29%) Service Management
12 65 (7.18%) Microsoft
12 65 (7.18%) Degree
13 61 (6.74%) Billing
14 59 (6.52%) LTE
15 58 (6.41%) Marketing
15 58 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
16 55 (6.08%) CRM
17 54 (5.97%) Firewall
18 53 (5.86%) Oracle
18 53 (5.86%) Radio Access Network
19 50 (5.52%) Service Delivery
20 49 (5.41%) Ericsson
20 49 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
21 48 (5.30%) SAP
22 46 (5.08%) 2G
22 46 (5.08%) Programme Management

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 33 (3.65%) CMS
2 21 (2.32%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 10 (1.10%) Node.js
4 10 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (0.88%) SAS
6 5 (0.55%) Apache
6 5 (0.55%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.33%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.22%) nginx
8 2 (0.22%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 73 (8.07%) MS Excel
2 40 (4.42%) MS Project
3 38 (4.20%) MS Office
4 24 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (2.43%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.88%) Adobe Captivate
6 8 (0.88%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.44%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.33%) InDesign
10 2 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (2.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (2.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.55%) HFM
3 5 (0.55%) Hyperion Planning
3 5 (0.55%) Remedy AR System
4 4 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.33%) CSG Singleview
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.11%) Line 500
7 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.55%) IaaS
3 4 (0.44%) Office 365
4 3 (0.33%) Force.com
4 3 (0.33%) SaaS
5 2 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (10.83%) 3G
2 78 (8.62%) 4G
3 59 (6.52%) LTE
4 54 (5.97%) Firewall
5 53 (5.86%) Radio Access Network
6 46 (5.08%) 2G
7 34 (3.76%) MPLS
8 29 (3.20%) LAN
9 28 (3.09%) WAN
10 27 (2.98%) VPN
11 26 (2.87%) BGP
11 26 (2.87%) Wireless
12 25 (2.76%) DNS
13 23 (2.54%) Diameter Protocol
14 21 (2.32%) Internet
14 21 (2.32%) Network Security
14 21 (2.32%) VoIP
15 20 (2.21%) OSPF
15 20 (2.21%) VoLTE
16 19 (2.10%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.10%) Oracle Database
2 18 (1.99%) SQL Server
3 9 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (0.99%) MS Access
3 9 (0.99%) Relational Database
4 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (0.77%) Big Data
6 6 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.33%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.33%) Power BI
10 2 (0.22%) GIS
10 2 (0.22%) OLTP
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.22%) QlikView
10 2 (0.22%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.11%) DB2
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.22%) Jenkins
3 8 (0.88%) JIRA
4 6 (0.66%) Artifactory
4 6 (0.66%) MSBuild
4 6 (0.66%) NuGet
4 6 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.55%) Maven
5 5 (0.55%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.44%) Axure RP
6 4 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (0.44%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.33%) Grunt
7 3 (0.33%) gulp
7 3 (0.33%) Introscope
7 3 (0.33%) JProfiler
7 3 (0.33%) Selenium
7 3 (0.33%) Toad
8 2 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.22%) HP UFT
General
1 98 (10.83%) Finance
2 61 (6.74%) Billing
3 58 (6.41%) Marketing
4 37 (4.09%) Retail
5 32 (3.54%) Legal
6 31 (3.43%) Manufacturing
7 29 (3.20%) Electronics
8 25 (2.76%) Back Office
9 8 (0.88%) Advertising
9 8 (0.88%) Banking
10 4 (0.44%) Front Office
11 3 (0.33%) German Language
12 2 (0.22%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.22%) Interactive Media
12 2 (0.22%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.22%) Law
13 1 (0.11%) French Language
13 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 123 (13.59%) Analyst
2 82 (9.06%) Architect
2 82 (9.06%) Project Manager
3 70 (7.73%) Telecoms Manager
4 57 (6.30%) Designer
5 53 (5.86%) Business Analyst
6 49 (5.41%) Network Engineer
7 42 (4.64%) Consultant
8 39 (4.31%) Developer
9 34 (3.76%) Delivery Manager
9 34 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
10 31 (3.43%) Solutions Designer
11 25 (2.76%) Service Manager
12 23 (2.54%) Telecoms Analyst
12 23 (2.54%) Telecoms Project Manager
13 21 (2.32%) Design Engineer
13 21 (2.32%) Service Desk Engineer
14 20 (2.21%) Coordinator
15 19 (2.10%) IP Engineer
15 19 (2.10%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.54%) HTML
2 20 (2.21%) Web Services
3 19 (2.10%) CSS
3 19 (2.10%) HTML5
4 18 (1.99%) J2EE
5 15 (1.66%) .NET
6 11 (1.22%) AngularJS
6 11 (1.22%) SOAP
7 8 (0.88%) Middleware
8 7 (0.77%) SPML
9 6 (0.66%) REST
10 5 (0.55%) jQuery
11 4 (0.44%) 802.1X
11 4 (0.44%) CSS3
11 4 (0.44%) XML
12 3 (0.33%) Hibernate
12 3 (0.33%) JSP
12 3 (0.33%) OpenGL
12 3 (0.33%) Spring
12 3 (0.33%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (4.86%) Management Information System
3 25 (2.76%) Data Centre
4 22 (2.43%) User Experience
5 21 (2.32%) Computer Science
6 18 (1.99%) Smart Meter
7 14 (1.55%) CMDB
7 14 (1.55%) DTV
8 13 (1.44%) Over-the-Top Content
9 8 (0.88%) CESG
9 8 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
9 8 (0.88%) PMI
10 7 (0.77%) Algorithms
10 7 (0.77%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.66%) e-Learning
12 5 (0.55%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.44%) Frameworx
13 4 (0.44%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.44%) Reference Data
14 3 (0.33%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 35 (3.87%) Unix
2 22 (2.43%) Windows
3 20 (2.21%) Solaris
4 17 (1.88%) Linux
5 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.44%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.33%) Android
7 3 (0.33%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (14.59%) ITIL
2 131 (14.48%) Project Management
3 98 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 87 (9.61%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (8.18%) PRINCE2
6 69 (7.62%) Migration
7 66 (7.29%) Service Management
8 55 (6.08%) CRM
9 50 (5.52%) Service Delivery
10 49 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
11 46 (5.08%) Programme Management
12 42 (4.64%) eTOM
13 38 (4.20%) Change Management
14 36 (3.98%) ITIL V3
15 34 (3.76%) Incident Management
16 33 (3.65%) Continuous Improvement
17 32 (3.54%) E-Commerce
18 28 (3.09%) ITSM
19 27 (2.98%) Digital Marketing
20 26 (2.87%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (4.31%) Java
2 34 (3.76%) SQL
3 17 (1.88%) JavaScript
4 10 (1.10%) Python
4 10 (1.10%) VB
5 8 (0.88%) C
6 7 (0.77%) PL/SQL
6 7 (0.77%) Shell Script
7 6 (0.66%) C#
7 6 (0.66%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.55%) C++
9 3 (0.33%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.33%) ES6
9 3 (0.33%) Perl
9 3 (0.33%) Ruby
10 2 (0.22%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.22%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.22%) VBA
11 1 (0.11%) ABAP
11 1 (0.11%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 65 (7.18%) Degree
2 31 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (2.43%) CCNP
4 20 (2.21%) PMI Certification
5 18 (1.99%) ISEB
6 15 (1.66%) Security Cleared
7 14 (1.55%) CIPD
7 14 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (1.44%) CCNA
8 13 (1.44%) CISSP
8 13 (1.44%) PMP
9 12 (1.33%) CISA
10 10 (1.10%) HNC
11 9 (0.99%) CISM
11 9 (0.99%) SC Cleared
12 7 (0.77%) ACCA
12 7 (0.77%) HND
12 7 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.66%) CCIE
13 6 (0.66%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (7.62%) SLA
2 23 (2.54%) QA
3 15 (1.66%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.33%) NEBOSH
5 9 (0.99%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.33%) P3O
8 2 (0.22%) COBIT
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.11%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.11%) MISRA
9 1 (0.11%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.33%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.22%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (1.88%) FortiGate
2 13 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.99%) NSN NetAct
4 8 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.33%) Amdocs OSS
5 3 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.33%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (0.33%) nmon
6 2 (0.22%) Ansible
6 2 (0.22%) Puppet
6 2 (0.22%) SCCM
6 2 (0.22%) SCOM
7 1 (0.11%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.11%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.11%) MOM
7 1 (0.11%) Netcool
7 1 (0.11%) OpenView
7 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 82 (9.06%) Cisco
2 67 (7.40%) Huawei
3 65 (7.18%) Microsoft
4 53 (5.86%) Oracle
5 49 (5.41%) Ericsson
6 48 (5.30%) SAP
7 45 (4.97%) Remedy
8 35 (3.87%) Nokia
9 29 (3.20%) Juniper
10 26 (2.87%) BMC
11 24 (2.65%) HP
12 23 (2.54%) CheckPoint
13 22 (2.43%) BT
14 18 (1.99%) Adobe
14 18 (1.99%) Amdocs
15 16 (1.77%) Nokia Networks
16 15 (1.66%) F5
16 15 (1.66%) hybris
16 15 (1.66%) VMware
17 14 (1.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
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