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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 477 734 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.77% 27.73% 22.26%
As % of the General category 48.57% 63.88% 50.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 277 217
Average daily rate £400 £363 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £511 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 13
Average hourly rate £30.75 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
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
982 1149 1158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 38.65% 43.41% 44.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 513 550
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 24 39
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £39.50 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 5 February 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
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 96 £400 +14.28% 25
Newbury 0 76 £355 +18.33% 12
Slough 0 53 £418 +11.33% 4
Bracknell -8 28 £343 -8.66% 7
Maidenhead -3 14 £485 +93.03% 2
Windsor -1 9 £365 +46.00% 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 147 (16.17%) Finance
2 139 (15.29%) Project Management
3 138 (15.18%) ITIL
4 113 (12.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 94 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 85 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
7 82 (9.02%) Marketing
8 75 (8.25%) 3G
9 67 (7.37%) Cisco
10 64 (7.04%) Degree
11 63 (6.93%) Oracle
12 62 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
13 61 (6.71%) SAP
14 60 (6.60%) Migration
14 60 (6.60%) 4G
15 59 (6.49%) Huawei
16 57 (6.27%) SLA
17 56 (6.16%) MS Excel
17 56 (6.16%) Programme Management
17 56 (6.16%) Billing
17 56 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
18 55 (6.05%) Service Management
19 54 (5.94%) CRM
20 52 (5.72%) SQL
21 48 (5.28%) LTE
22 47 (5.17%) Firewall
23 46 (5.06%) Microsoft
24 44 (4.84%) Service Delivery
24 44 (4.84%) Radio Access Network
25 42 (4.62%) Manufacturing

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 32 (3.52%) CMS
2 21 (2.31%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 9 (0.99%) Apache
4 9 (0.99%) WebLogic
5 7 (0.77%) Node.js
5 7 (0.77%) SAS
6 5 (0.55%) Lync
7 4 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.33%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.22%) JBoss
9 2 (0.22%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.22%) nginx
9 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.11%) Drupal
10 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.11%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 56 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.74%) MS Office
3 32 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (3.19%) MS Project
5 19 (2.09%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.10%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.88%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.44%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.33%) Maya
9 3 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.11%) InDesign
10 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (4.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (1.10%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.33%) CSG Singleview
4 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle BRM
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.22%) Unica
6 1 (0.11%) Line 500
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.44%) Office 365
2 3 (0.33%) IaaS
2 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.33%) SaaS
3 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.22%) Force.com
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (8.25%) 3G
2 60 (6.60%) 4G
3 48 (5.28%) LTE
4 47 (5.17%) Firewall
5 44 (4.84%) Radio Access Network
6 38 (4.18%) 2G
7 33 (3.63%) MPLS
8 29 (3.19%) LAN
9 25 (2.75%) WAN
10 22 (2.42%) BGP
11 21 (2.31%) DNS
11 21 (2.31%) VPN
12 19 (2.09%) VoLTE
13 18 (1.98%) OSPF
14 17 (1.87%) Network Security
14 17 (1.87%) Wireless
15 16 (1.76%) GSM
15 16 (1.76%) TCP/IP
16 15 (1.65%) Internet
17 14 (1.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 13 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (1.21%) MS Access
4 11 (1.21%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.33%) Big Data
7 3 (0.33%) Power BI
8 2 (0.22%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.22%) MySQL
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.22%) QlikView
9 1 (0.11%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.11%) GIS
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (0.77%) Axure RP
2 6 (0.66%) Selenium
2 6 (0.66%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.55%) Introscope
3 5 (0.55%) JProfiler
3 5 (0.55%) LoadRunner
3 5 (0.55%) Toad
4 4 (0.44%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.44%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.33%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.33%) Maven
5 3 (0.33%) Rational Performance Tester
5 3 (0.33%) Subversion
6 2 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.22%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.22%) JUnit
6 2 (0.22%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.22%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (0.22%) TestDirector
General
1 147 (16.17%) Finance
2 82 (9.02%) Marketing
3 56 (6.16%) Billing
4 42 (4.62%) Manufacturing
5 41 (4.51%) Electronics
6 38 (4.18%) Legal
7 31 (3.41%) Retail
8 12 (1.32%) Back Office
9 11 (1.21%) Advertising
10 6 (0.66%) Law
11 5 (0.55%) Banking
12 2 (0.22%) German Language
12 2 (0.22%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.11%) French Language
13 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 139 (15.29%) Analyst
2 111 (12.21%) Project Manager
3 82 (9.02%) Telecoms Manager
4 66 (7.26%) Architect
5 56 (6.16%) Business Analyst
6 51 (5.61%) Designer
7 45 (4.95%) Developer
8 41 (4.51%) Consultant
9 36 (3.96%) Telecoms Analyst
9 36 (3.96%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 32 (3.52%) Delivery Manager
11 26 (2.86%) Network Engineer
12 24 (2.64%) Solutions Designer
13 23 (2.53%) Coordinator
13 23 (2.53%) Design Engineer
13 23 (2.53%) Service Manager
14 21 (2.31%) Telecoms Business Analyst
15 20 (2.20%) IT Manager
16 19 (2.09%) Solutions Architect
17 17 (1.87%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.63%) HTML
2 22 (2.42%) Web Services
3 20 (2.20%) CSS
3 20 (2.20%) HTML5
3 20 (2.20%) J2EE
4 9 (0.99%) Middleware
5 8 (0.88%) jQuery
6 7 (0.77%) AngularJS
6 7 (0.77%) CSS3
7 5 (0.55%) .NET
7 5 (0.55%) SOAP
7 5 (0.55%) XML
8 4 (0.44%) Java EE
8 4 (0.44%) JSP
8 4 (0.44%) REST
9 3 (0.33%) Core Animation
9 3 (0.33%) HTML5 Canvas
9 3 (0.33%) JDBC
9 3 (0.33%) OpenGL ES
9 3 (0.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 56 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (3.63%) Management Information System
3 31 (3.41%) Data Centre
4 24 (2.64%) User Experience
5 14 (1.54%) PMI
6 13 (1.43%) CMDB
6 13 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.32%) DTV
7 12 (1.32%) Over-the-Top Content
8 9 (0.99%) Smart Meter
9 8 (0.88%) Handset
10 7 (0.77%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.66%) e-Learning
11 6 (0.66%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.55%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.44%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.44%) Mobile Payment
13 4 (0.44%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (0.44%) PKI
14 3 (0.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 42 (4.62%) Unix
2 31 (3.41%) Linux
3 30 (3.30%) Windows
4 13 (1.43%) Solaris
5 5 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.44%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.33%) Android
7 3 (0.33%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (15.29%) Project Management
2 138 (15.18%) ITIL
3 113 (12.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 94 (10.34%) PRINCE2
5 85 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
7 60 (6.60%) Migration
8 56 (6.16%) Programme Management
9 55 (6.05%) Service Management
10 54 (5.94%) CRM
11 44 (4.84%) Service Delivery
12 41 (4.51%) E-Commerce
13 40 (4.40%) eTOM
14 39 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
14 39 (4.29%) Digital Marketing
15 36 (3.96%) Change Management
16 29 (3.19%) Business Analysis
17 26 (2.86%) Change Control
17 26 (2.86%) Incident Management
18 24 (2.64%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (5.72%) SQL
2 41 (4.51%) Java
3 16 (1.76%) JavaScript
4 14 (1.54%) VB
5 10 (1.10%) C
6 9 (0.99%) PL/SQL
6 9 (0.99%) Shell Script
7 7 (0.77%) T-SQL
8 6 (0.66%) Perl
9 5 (0.55%) C++
9 5 (0.55%) Ruby
10 3 (0.33%) Python
11 2 (0.22%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.22%) ES6
11 2 (0.22%) PHP
11 2 (0.22%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.22%) VBA
12 1 (0.11%) ABAP
12 1 (0.11%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.11%) R
Qualifications
1 64 (7.04%) Degree
2 36 (3.96%) PMI Certification
3 23 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (2.42%) PMP
5 21 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
6 19 (2.09%) ISEB
7 17 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 15 (1.65%) CCNP
8 15 (1.65%) CIPD
8 15 (1.65%) Security Cleared
9 14 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 12 (1.32%) SC Cleared
11 11 (1.21%) CCNA
12 10 (1.10%) APMP
13 9 (0.99%) CCIE
14 7 (0.77%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.66%) CBAP
16 5 (0.55%) ACCA
16 5 (0.55%) HND
17 4 (0.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.27%) SLA
2 18 (1.98%) QA
3 11 (1.21%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.44%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.22%) COBIT
5 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.22%) NEBOSH
5 2 (0.22%) P3O
6 1 (0.11%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.11%) MISRA
6 1 (0.11%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (0.77%) FortiGate
3 7 (0.77%) NSN NetAct
4 5 (0.55%) HP SiteScope
4 5 (0.55%) nmon
5 4 (0.44%) Netcool
5 4 (0.44%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 3 (0.33%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.22%) Ansible
7 2 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.22%) Nessus
7 2 (0.22%) OpenView
7 2 (0.22%) Puppet
7 2 (0.22%) SCCM
7 2 (0.22%) SCOM
8 1 (0.11%) Cacti
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 67 (7.37%) Cisco
2 63 (6.93%) Oracle
3 61 (6.71%) SAP
4 59 (6.49%) Huawei
5 46 (5.06%) Microsoft
6 40 (4.40%) Ericsson
7 35 (3.85%) Remedy
8 29 (3.19%) Juniper
8 29 (3.19%) Nokia
9 23 (2.53%) HP
10 20 (2.20%) CheckPoint
11 18 (1.98%) Adobe
11 18 (1.98%) BT
12 16 (1.76%) BMC
12 16 (1.76%) hybris
13 15 (1.65%) Amdocs
14 13 (1.43%) F5
15 11 (1.21%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 11 (1.21%) VMware
16 10 (1.10%) Nortel
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