The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Berkshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 627 542 1110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.92% 22.55% 35.47%
As % of the General category 57.79% 47.88% 69.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 159 221
Average daily rate
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£350 £366 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +22.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £198 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +9.23%
General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1085 1132 1598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.12% 47.09% 51.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 447 480
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £207 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 24
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% +11.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £43.50 £52.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Telecoms
South East

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 0 131 £425 +30.76% 37
Slough +1 76 £333 -13.07% 11
Newbury 0 62 £400 -3.61% 11
Bracknell +5 40 £250 -0.99% 5
Maidenhead +8 22 £238 +43.93% 17
Windsor +5 19 - -
Wokingham -2 1 - - 4
Ascot - - - -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 209 (18.06%) Finance
2 204 (17.63%) Project Management
3 152 (13.14%) 3G
4 134 (11.58%) Degree
5 133 (11.50%) Cisco
6 109 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 107 (9.25%) LTE
8 104 (8.99%) 4G
9 103 (8.90%) Billing
10 96 (8.30%) MS Office
11 93 (8.04%) PRINCE2
12 91 (7.87%) Marketing
13 89 (7.69%) 2G
13 89 (7.69%) Firewall
14 83 (7.17%) ITIL
14 83 (7.17%) MS Excel
15 79 (6.83%) Oracle
15 79 (6.83%) Change Management
16 74 (6.40%) CRM
17 72 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
18 70 (6.05%) Microsoft
18 70 (6.05%) UNIX
19 68 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
20 67 (5.79%) MPLS
20 67 (5.79%) SAP
21 66 (5.70%) Juniper
21 66 (5.70%) Programme Management
22 61 (5.27%) CheckPoint
23 59 (5.10%) OSPF
24 58 (5.01%) Network Architecture

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 17 (1.47%) SharePoint
2 8 (0.69%) WebLogic
2 8 (0.69%) CMS
3 6 (0.52%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.43%) Apache
4 5 (0.43%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.43%) Lync
5 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.17%) SAS
5 2 (0.17%) Commerce Server
5 2 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (0.086%) MTS
6 1 (0.086%) IIS
6 1 (0.086%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.086%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.086%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.086%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.086%) DNN
Applications
1 96 (8.30%) MS Office
2 83 (7.17%) MS Excel
3 40 (3.46%) MS Project
4 38 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (2.07%) MS Visio
6 14 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.86%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.86%) AutoCAD
8 8 (0.69%) OmniGraffle
8 8 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.61%) InDesign
10 2 (0.17%) Maya
11 1 (0.086%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 36 (3.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.04%) CSG Singleview
3 8 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.35%) JDE OneWorld
5 4 (0.35%) Oracle BRM
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.26%) SAP SCM
7 2 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
7 2 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.17%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.17%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.17%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.086%) Cordys
8 1 (0.086%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.086%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.086%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.17%) Force.com
3 2 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.086%) SaaS
4 1 (0.086%) Office 365
4 1 (0.086%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.086%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 152 (13.14%) 3G
2 107 (9.25%) LTE
3 104 (8.99%) 4G
4 89 (7.69%) Firewall
4 89 (7.69%) 2G
5 67 (5.79%) MPLS
6 59 (5.10%) OSPF
7 55 (4.75%) DNS
8 51 (4.41%) Radio Access Network
9 42 (3.63%) SS7
10 41 (3.54%) Internet
10 41 (3.54%) Ethernet
11 40 (3.46%) GSM
12 39 (3.37%) VPN
12 39 (3.37%) BGP
13 36 (3.11%) SDH
14 29 (2.51%) Wireless
15 28 (2.42%) SGSN
16 27 (2.33%) GPRS
17 26 (2.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (0.95%) SQL Server
3 9 (0.78%) Data Mining
4 8 (0.69%) MS Access
4 8 (0.69%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.52%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.52%) MySQL
6 4 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.35%) DataStage
7 3 (0.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (0.26%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.26%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.17%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.17%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.17%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.17%) Big Data
8 2 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (0.69%) TestDirector
1 8 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (0.69%) Axure RP
2 7 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (0.52%) Selenium
4 5 (0.43%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.35%) Rational Performance Tester
5 4 (0.35%) WinRunner
5 4 (0.35%) Ant
5 4 (0.35%) LoadRunner
5 4 (0.35%) JIRA
6 3 (0.26%) Toad
6 3 (0.26%) Introscope
6 3 (0.26%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.26%) JProfiler
6 3 (0.26%) Ranorex
7 2 (0.17%) Gradle
7 2 (0.17%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.17%) LSMW
7 2 (0.17%) Eclipse
General
1 209 (18.06%) Finance
2 103 (8.90%) Billing
3 91 (7.87%) Marketing
4 44 (3.80%) Retail
4 44 (3.80%) Electronics
5 37 (3.20%) Manufacturing
6 29 (2.51%) Legal
7 28 (2.42%) Banking
8 27 (2.33%) Front Office
9 16 (1.38%) Back Office
10 14 (1.21%) Advertising
11 12 (1.04%) General Ledger
12 8 (0.69%) Law
13 7 (0.61%) Interactive Media
14 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.086%) Local Government
15 1 (0.086%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.086%) Korean Language
15 1 (0.086%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 194 (16.77%) Project Manager
2 156 (13.48%) Analyst
3 99 (8.56%) Architect
4 76 (6.57%) Design Engineer
5 72 (6.22%) Business Analyst
6 54 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
7 48 (4.15%) IP Engineer
8 46 (3.98%) Designer
8 46 (3.98%) Consultant
9 41 (3.54%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 35 (3.03%) NOC Engineer
11 34 (2.94%) Network Engineer
11 34 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
12 33 (2.85%) Test Engineer
13 27 (2.33%) Developer
14 26 (2.25%) Security Engineer
15 22 (1.90%) Telecoms Business Analyst
15 22 (1.90%) Coordinator
16 21 (1.82%) Administrator
17 20 (1.73%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.82%) SOAP
2 19 (1.64%) HTML
3 18 (1.56%) .NET
4 13 (1.12%) Web Services
5 12 (1.04%) XML
5 12 (1.04%) Middleware
6 10 (0.86%) CSS
7 9 (0.78%) J2EE
7 9 (0.78%) RESTful
8 6 (0.52%) WAP
9 5 (0.43%) Regular Expression
10 4 (0.35%) REST
10 4 (0.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 4 (0.35%) HTML5
10 4 (0.35%) WML
11 3 (0.26%) JDBC
11 3 (0.26%) ODBC
11 3 (0.26%) Visualforce
11 3 (0.26%) jQuery
11 3 (0.26%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (3.11%) DTV
2 32 (2.77%) Computer Science
3 21 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 17 (1.47%) Smart Meter
5 14 (1.21%) Mobile App
5 14 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (0.69%) Blackberry
6 8 (0.69%) Digital Media
7 6 (0.52%) IVR
7 6 (0.52%) IPTV
8 5 (0.43%) PMI
8 5 (0.43%) Open Source
8 5 (0.43%) Physics
8 5 (0.43%) iPhone
9 4 (0.35%) FMCG
9 4 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.35%) NHS
9 4 (0.35%) Handset
9 4 (0.35%) STB
9 4 (0.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 70 (6.05%) UNIX
2 46 (3.98%) Windows
3 40 (3.46%) Linux
4 15 (1.30%) Solaris
5 10 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (0.69%) Android
6 8 (0.69%) AIX
7 7 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.61%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.35%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.35%) HPUX
9 4 (0.35%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.35%) Windows NT
9 4 (0.35%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.35%) VMS
10 2 (0.17%) OpenVMS
10 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.086%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (17.63%) Project Management
2 109 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 93 (8.04%) PRINCE2
4 83 (7.17%) ITIL
5 79 (6.83%) Change Management
6 74 (6.40%) CRM
7 72 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
8 66 (5.70%) Programme Management
9 58 (5.01%) Network Architecture
10 56 (4.84%) Migration
11 55 (4.75%) Configuration Management
12 46 (3.98%) Business Analysis
12 46 (3.98%) Problem Management
13 45 (3.89%) Network Design
14 39 (3.37%) Fault Management
15 37 (3.20%) Digital Marketing
16 35 (3.03%) Performance Management
16 35 (3.03%) Service Delivery
16 35 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
17 34 (2.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (4.93%) SQL
2 29 (2.51%) Java
3 16 (1.38%) C
3 16 (1.38%) VB
4 13 (1.12%) Perl
5 10 (0.86%) Shell Script
6 8 (0.69%) C#
7 7 (0.61%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.43%) C++
8 5 (0.43%) VBA
9 4 (0.35%) Python
10 3 (0.26%) Ruby
10 3 (0.26%) Groovy
10 3 (0.26%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.17%) Scala
11 2 (0.17%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.17%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.086%) ABAP
12 1 (0.086%) Korn
12 1 (0.086%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 134 (11.58%) Degree
2 68 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (3.46%) Security Cleared
4 34 (2.94%) PMI Certification
5 33 (2.85%) ISEB
6 32 (2.77%) SC Cleared
7 31 (2.68%) CCIE
8 29 (2.51%) PMP
9 28 (2.42%) CCNA
10 27 (2.33%) CCNP
10 27 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 20 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (1.73%) CISSP
12 14 (1.21%) CIMA
12 14 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (1.04%) CCIP
14 11 (0.95%) CCSP
14 11 (0.95%) CISA
15 9 (0.78%) ISTQB
15 9 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.89%) SLA
2 34 (2.94%) QA
3 11 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.17%) BS25999
System Software
1 10 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.69%) NFS
2 8 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.17%) Veritas File System
5 2 (0.17%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.17%) NDS
5 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.086%) Xen
6 1 (0.086%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.086%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.78%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (0.43%) OPNET
3 5 (0.43%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.26%) nmon
4 3 (0.26%) NSN NetAct
4 3 (0.26%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.26%) SCCM
4 3 (0.26%) Netcool
4 3 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.26%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.17%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (0.17%) Netcool/Webtop
5 2 (0.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (0.17%) Ionix
6 1 (0.086%) Puppet
6 1 (0.086%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.086%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.086%) YUM
Vendors
1 133 (11.50%) Cisco
2 79 (6.83%) Oracle
3 70 (6.05%) Microsoft
4 67 (5.79%) SAP
5 66 (5.70%) Juniper
6 61 (5.27%) CheckPoint
7 57 (4.93%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 39 (3.37%) HP
9 38 (3.28%) Huawei
10 29 (2.51%) Nokia
11 23 (1.99%) Remedy
12 19 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
12 19 (1.64%) Business Objects
13 18 (1.56%) Ericsson
14 17 (1.47%) Nortel
15 15 (1.30%) BT
16 14 (1.21%) Velocent
17 13 (1.12%) IBM
18 12 (1.04%) Siebel
18 12 (1.04%) F5
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