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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 576 535 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.36% 21.37% 22.00%
As % of the General category 52.55% 52.20% 51.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 190 153
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £30.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-38.00% -23.07%
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
1096 1025 1004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 44.44% 40.93% 42.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 449 378
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 29
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.15 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £21.55 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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 29 June 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
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 29 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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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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 0 126 £375 -11.76% 31
Newbury 0 69 £375 -7.40% 12
Slough 0 58 £345 +6.15% 7
Bracknell +3 40 £375 +63.04% 5
Maidenhead -5 13 £260 -16.12% 1
Wokingham +4 2 £386 - 1
Windsor -5 2 - -
Hungerford - 1 £415 -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 208 (15.72%) 3G
2 190 (14.36%) Project Management
3 178 (13.45%) 4G
4 144 (10.88%) Finance
5 143 (10.81%) MS Excel
6 139 (10.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 138 (10.43%) Degree
8 133 (10.05%) ITIL
9 132 (9.98%) Microsoft
10 131 (9.90%) Radio Access Network
11 130 (9.83%) LTE
12 120 (9.07%) 2G
13 104 (7.86%) Cisco
14 101 (7.63%) MS Office
15 96 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
16 95 (7.18%) PRINCE2
17 89 (6.73%) Oracle
18 81 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
19 80 (6.05%) Billing
20 77 (5.82%) Cisco Certification
21 76 (5.74%) Service Delivery
22 73 (5.52%) GSM
23 71 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
23 71 (5.37%) MS PowerPoint
24 70 (5.29%) SLA
25 69 (5.22%) Service Management
26 68 (5.14%) SQL
27 67 (5.06%) CRM
28 66 (4.99%) Marketing
29 65 (4.91%) Ericsson

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 38 (2.87%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.36%) Lync
3 15 (1.13%) WebLogic
4 14 (1.06%) CMS
5 9 (0.68%) Apache
6 7 (0.53%) ArcGIS
7 5 (0.38%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.23%) Node.js
8 3 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.23%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.15%) Smallworld
9 2 (0.15%) SAS
9 2 (0.15%) Confluence
9 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.15%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 143 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 101 (7.63%) MS Office
3 71 (5.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 40 (3.02%) MS Visio
5 30 (2.27%) MS Project
6 19 (1.44%) Photoshop
6 19 (1.44%) AutoCAD
6 19 (1.44%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.91%) OmniGraffle
8 11 (0.83%) InDesign
9 4 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.076%) SPSS
10 1 (0.076%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 22 (1.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.23%) Changepoint
5 3 (0.23%) Magento
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle BRM
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.15%) BigMachines
6 2 (0.15%) Unica
7 1 (0.076%) Unica Affinium
7 1 (0.076%) Maximo
7 1 (0.076%) Exstream
7 1 (0.076%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.91%) SaaS
2 9 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.30%) PaaS
4 4 (0.30%) IaaS
5 2 (0.15%) Force.com
6 1 (0.076%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.076%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.076%) GitHub
6 1 (0.076%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 208 (15.72%) 3G
2 178 (13.45%) 4G
3 131 (9.90%) Radio Access Network
4 130 (9.83%) LTE
5 120 (9.07%) 2G
6 73 (5.52%) GSM
7 58 (4.38%) Wireless
8 54 (4.08%) UMTS
9 52 (3.93%) MPLS
10 45 (3.40%) Firewall
11 43 (3.25%) VoLTE
12 41 (3.10%) SDH
13 39 (2.95%) VPN
14 37 (2.80%) OSPF
15 36 (2.72%) Internet
16 35 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
17 34 (2.57%) WAN
17 34 (2.57%) ATM
18 32 (2.42%) Ethernet
19 31 (2.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (1.51%) SQL Server
3 14 (1.06%) MS Access
4 11 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (0.60%) Big Data
6 8 (0.60%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.53%) MySQL
8 6 (0.45%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.23%) Star Schema
11 3 (0.23%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.23%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (0.98%) Axure RP
2 10 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (0.68%) JIRA
4 8 (0.60%) Selenium
4 8 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.53%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (0.45%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.45%) Grunt
7 5 (0.38%) Maven
7 5 (0.38%) Ant
8 4 (0.30%) Subversion
8 4 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.23%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.23%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.23%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.23%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.15%) NUnit
10 2 (0.15%) MSTest
General
1 144 (10.88%) Finance
2 80 (6.05%) Billing
3 66 (4.99%) Marketing
4 46 (3.48%) Electronics
5 37 (2.80%) Legal
6 33 (2.49%) Retail
7 26 (1.97%) Banking
8 23 (1.74%) Back Office
9 22 (1.66%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.21%) Advertising
11 14 (1.06%) Multimedia
12 12 (0.91%) Interactive Media
13 8 (0.60%) Law
14 7 (0.53%) German Language
14 7 (0.53%) Front Office
15 3 (0.23%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.23%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.23%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.15%) Publishing
17 1 (0.076%) Games
Job Titles
1 178 (13.45%) Analyst
2 111 (8.39%) Project Manager
3 98 (7.41%) Business Analyst
4 87 (6.58%) Architect
5 71 (5.37%) Design Engineer
6 62 (4.69%) Consultant
7 59 (4.46%) Delivery Manager
8 54 (4.08%) Developer
8 54 (4.08%) Designer
9 47 (3.55%) Test Engineer
10 45 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
11 39 (2.95%) IP Engineer
12 33 (2.49%) Telecoms Project Manager
13 30 (2.27%) Telecoms Business Analyst
14 29 (2.19%) Network Engineer
15 26 (1.97%) Solutions Designer
16 24 (1.81%) Coordinator
16 24 (1.81%) Service Manager
16 24 (1.81%) RAN Engineer
17 22 (1.66%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.17%) HTML
2 29 (2.19%) XML
3 26 (1.97%) CSS
4 18 (1.36%) Web Services
5 14 (1.06%) HTML5
5 14 (1.06%) CSS3
6 13 (0.98%) SOAP
6 13 (0.98%) J2EE
7 10 (0.76%) RESTful
8 8 (0.60%) Application Packaging
9 7 (0.53%) Middleware
10 6 (0.45%) XMPP
11 5 (0.38%) Backbone.js
11 5 (0.38%) REST
11 5 (0.38%) WebCenter
11 5 (0.38%) AngularJS
12 4 (0.30%) JSON
12 4 (0.30%) Visualforce
12 4 (0.30%) .NET
13 3 (0.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 96 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (3.55%) Management Information System
3 44 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 35 (2.65%) User Experience
5 28 (2.12%) Computer Science
6 25 (1.89%) DTV
7 16 (1.21%) PMI
8 11 (0.83%) Statistics
9 10 (0.76%) IPTV
9 10 (0.76%) GIS
10 9 (0.68%) PKI
10 9 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
11 8 (0.60%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.60%) Replication
12 7 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.45%) IVR
13 6 (0.45%) Economics
13 6 (0.45%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 5 (0.38%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 62 (4.69%) UNIX
2 55 (4.16%) Linux
3 35 (2.65%) Windows
4 15 (1.13%) Solaris
5 10 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.30%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.30%) AIX
6 4 (0.30%) VMS
7 3 (0.23%) HPUX
7 3 (0.23%) Android
7 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.076%) SUSE
9 1 (0.076%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.076%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.076%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.076%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.076%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (14.36%) Project Management
2 139 (10.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 133 (10.05%) ITIL
4 95 (7.18%) PRINCE2
5 81 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (5.74%) Service Delivery
7 71 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
8 69 (5.22%) Service Management
9 67 (5.06%) CRM
10 60 (4.54%) Migration
11 53 (4.01%) Validation
12 47 (3.55%) Network Design
13 46 (3.48%) Business Analysis
14 37 (2.80%) Release Management
15 36 (2.72%) Network Planning
16 35 (2.65%) Programme Management
17 34 (2.57%) Change Management
18 32 (2.42%) E-Commerce
18 32 (2.42%) Incident Management
18 32 (2.42%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 68 (5.14%) SQL
2 41 (3.10%) Java
3 34 (2.57%) C
4 24 (1.81%) JavaScript
5 19 (1.44%) Perl
6 12 (0.91%) C++
7 9 (0.68%) PL/SQL
8 8 (0.60%) PHP
9 7 (0.53%) VB
9 7 (0.53%) MATLAB
10 6 (0.45%) Python
10 6 (0.45%) C#
11 5 (0.38%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.30%) VBScript
12 4 (0.30%) VBA
12 4 (0.30%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.23%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.15%) PeopleCode
14 2 (0.15%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.076%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 138 (10.43%) Degree
2 77 (5.82%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (4.38%) Security Cleared
4 53 (4.01%) CCNP
5 47 (3.55%) PMI Certification
6 45 (3.40%) SC Cleared
7 39 (2.95%) CCNA
8 31 (2.34%) PMP
9 25 (1.89%) HND
9 25 (1.89%) CCIE
9 25 (1.89%) ISEB
10 16 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (0.98%) HNC
12 12 (0.91%) CISSP
13 11 (0.83%) ISTQB
14 9 (0.68%) BC Cleared
14 9 (0.68%) CCDP
14 9 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (0.68%) CIPD
14 9 (0.68%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.29%) SLA
2 40 (3.02%) QA
3 12 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.38%) ISO 14001
6 5 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.23%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 18 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.60%) NFS
3 7 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.30%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.23%) vSphere
6 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.15%) NDS
6 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.15%) XenApp
6 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.15%) Firmware
6 2 (0.15%) Samba
6 2 (0.15%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.076%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.076%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 30 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.06%) NSN NetAct
3 13 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (0.68%) Netcool
5 8 (0.60%) OpenView
6 7 (0.53%) FortiGate
6 7 (0.53%) HP NNM
7 5 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (0.30%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (0.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.15%) TrustSec
10 2 (0.15%) SCCM
11 1 (0.076%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.076%) Cacti
11 1 (0.076%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.076%) Nagios
11 1 (0.076%) Cisco IPCC
11 1 (0.076%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 132 (9.98%) Microsoft
2 104 (7.86%) Cisco
3 89 (6.73%) Oracle
4 65 (4.91%) Ericsson
5 59 (4.46%) SAP
6 51 (3.85%) HP
7 40 (3.02%) Huawei
8 34 (2.57%) Juniper
9 31 (2.34%) Remedy
10 29 (2.19%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 28 (2.12%) CheckPoint
12 27 (2.04%) Nokia
13 19 (1.44%) Adobe
13 19 (1.44%) Amdocs
14 18 (1.36%) TOWER Software
14 18 (1.36%) Citrix
15 17 (1.28%) Actix
16 14 (1.06%) Mapinfo
17 13 (0.98%) VMware
18 12 (0.91%) Cramer
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