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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 568 616 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.23% 24.36% 35.52%
As % of the General category 57.14% 49.48% 69.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 178 206
Average daily rate
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£360 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £353
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £72.50 £39.00 £105.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.89% -62.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £15.80 £29.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £106.50 £43.80 £181.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.25% +18.33%
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
994 1245 1592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 40.65% 49.23% 50.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 495 440
Average daily rate £375 £373 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +5.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £211 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 18
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £20.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +74.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.40 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

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 18 September 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
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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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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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 -3 112 £425 +29.77% 45
Slough +1 76 £350 -17.64% 7
Newbury 0 59 £363 -14.70% 16
Bracknell +1 34 £253 -25.18% 5
Maidenhead +11 19 £350 - 5
Windsor +2 12 - -
Wokingham - - - - 5
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 205 (19.16%) Project Management
2 200 (18.69%) Finance
3 164 (15.33%) 3G
4 149 (13.93%) Degree
5 130 (12.15%) Cisco
6 126 (11.78%) LTE
7 109 (10.19%) Billing
8 102 (9.53%) 4G
9 100 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
9 100 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 96 (8.97%) PRINCE2
11 89 (8.32%) MS Office
12 84 (7.85%) ITIL
13 82 (7.66%) MS Excel
14 81 (7.57%) Firewall
15 80 (7.48%) Marketing
16 78 (7.29%) Cisco Certification
17 75 (7.01%) Agile Software Development
18 74 (6.92%) SAP
19 71 (6.64%) 2G
20 65 (6.07%) Microsoft
21 64 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
21 64 (5.98%) CRM
21 64 (5.98%) Programme Management
22 61 (5.70%) Migration
22 61 (5.70%) UNIX
23 60 (5.61%) Oracle
24 59 (5.51%) CheckPoint
25 58 (5.42%) Juniper
26 55 (5.14%) OSPF

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.84%) WebLogic
3 6 (0.56%) Lync
4 5 (0.47%) Apache
4 5 (0.47%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.37%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.37%) CMS
6 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.19%) SAS
6 2 (0.19%) Commerce Server
6 2 (0.19%) IIS
7 1 (0.093%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.093%) MTS
7 1 (0.093%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.093%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.093%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.093%) DNN
7 1 (0.093%) Drupal
Applications
1 89 (8.32%) MS Office
2 82 (7.66%) MS Excel
3 44 (4.11%) MS Project
4 36 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (2.24%) MS Visio
6 17 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.84%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.28%) InDesign
10 2 (0.19%) Maya
11 1 (0.093%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 37 (3.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.12%) CSG Singleview
3 8 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.37%) SAP SCM
4 4 (0.37%) JDE OneWorld
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.19%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.19%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.19%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.093%) Cordys
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.093%) Changepoint
6 1 (0.093%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.093%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.093%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.19%) Force.com
2 2 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.093%) SaaS
3 1 (0.093%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.093%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 164 (15.33%) 3G
2 126 (11.78%) LTE
3 102 (9.53%) 4G
4 81 (7.57%) Firewall
5 71 (6.64%) 2G
6 55 (5.14%) Internet
6 55 (5.14%) OSPF
7 52 (4.86%) Radio Access Network
8 49 (4.58%) DNS
9 41 (3.83%) MPLS
10 33 (3.08%) BGP
11 32 (2.99%) VPN
12 30 (2.80%) Wireless
12 30 (2.80%) Network Security
12 30 (2.80%) VoLTE
13 29 (2.71%) Ethernet
14 26 (2.43%) GSM
15 25 (2.34%) Broadband
15 25 (2.34%) VoIP
16 24 (2.24%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (1.12%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.75%) Data Mining
3 5 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (0.47%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.37%) MySQL
4 4 (0.37%) MS Access
4 4 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.28%) EDRMS
5 3 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.19%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.19%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.19%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.19%) Big Data
6 2 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.19%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.19%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (0.75%) TestDirector
2 7 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (0.56%) Selenium
4 5 (0.47%) Toad
4 5 (0.47%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.37%) Axure RP
5 4 (0.37%) JIRA
5 4 (0.37%) Ant
5 4 (0.37%) Rational Performance Tester
5 4 (0.37%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.28%) Introscope
6 3 (0.28%) LSMW
6 3 (0.28%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (0.28%) WinRunner
6 3 (0.28%) JProfiler
7 2 (0.19%) Gradle
7 2 (0.19%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.19%) Ranorex
7 2 (0.19%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.093%) IntelliJ
General
1 200 (18.69%) Finance
2 109 (10.19%) Billing
3 80 (7.48%) Marketing
4 43 (4.02%) Electronics
5 38 (3.55%) Manufacturing
6 28 (2.62%) Legal
6 28 (2.62%) Retail
7 24 (2.24%) Banking
8 18 (1.68%) Advertising
9 16 (1.50%) Back Office
10 12 (1.12%) Law
11 11 (1.03%) General Ledger
12 10 (0.93%) Front Office
13 3 (0.28%) Interactive Media
14 2 (0.19%) German Language
15 1 (0.093%) Korean Language
15 1 (0.093%) Portuguese Language
15 1 (0.093%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.093%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 178 (16.64%) Project Manager
2 143 (13.36%) Analyst
3 97 (9.07%) Architect
4 83 (7.76%) Design Engineer
5 72 (6.73%) Business Analyst
6 59 (5.51%) IP Engineer
7 58 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
8 42 (3.93%) Consultant
8 42 (3.93%) Designer
9 40 (3.74%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 33 (3.08%) Test Engineer
10 33 (3.08%) Delivery Manager
11 28 (2.62%) Network Engineer
12 24 (2.24%) Telecoms Business Analyst
13 23 (2.15%) Developer
14 22 (2.06%) Coordinator
15 21 (1.96%) Administrator
15 21 (1.96%) Security Engineer
16 20 (1.87%) Senior Architect
16 20 (1.87%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.62%) SOAP
2 18 (1.68%) .NET
3 17 (1.59%) Web Services
4 14 (1.31%) XML
5 13 (1.21%) HTML
6 12 (1.12%) Middleware
7 10 (0.93%) RESTful
7 10 (0.93%) CSS
8 9 (0.84%) J2EE
9 4 (0.37%) WML
9 4 (0.37%) WAP
9 4 (0.37%) REST
9 4 (0.37%) HTML5
10 3 (0.28%) WebCenter
10 3 (0.28%) JMS
10 3 (0.28%) JSON
10 3 (0.28%) JDBC
10 3 (0.28%) ODBC
11 2 (0.19%) XHTML
11 2 (0.19%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 100 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (3.55%) DTV
3 34 (3.18%) Computer Science
4 25 (2.34%) Management Information System
5 20 (1.87%) Mobile App
6 19 (1.78%) Smart Meter
7 14 (1.31%) User Experience
8 12 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.65%) IPTV
9 7 (0.65%) IVR
10 6 (0.56%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.47%) PKI
11 5 (0.47%) Data Conversion
12 4 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.37%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.37%) STB
12 4 (0.37%) SecurID
12 4 (0.37%) Handset
12 4 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.37%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 61 (5.70%) UNIX
2 37 (3.46%) Linux
3 35 (3.27%) Windows
4 16 (1.50%) Solaris
5 13 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.84%) Android
7 7 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.56%) VMS
9 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.093%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.093%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.093%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.093%) CentOS
11 1 (0.093%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.093%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.093%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (19.16%) Project Management
2 100 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 96 (8.97%) PRINCE2
4 84 (7.85%) ITIL
5 75 (7.01%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (5.98%) Programme Management
6 64 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
6 64 (5.98%) CRM
7 61 (5.70%) Migration
8 46 (4.30%) Business Analysis
9 44 (4.11%) Network Architecture
10 37 (3.46%) Digital Marketing
11 36 (3.36%) eTOM
12 35 (3.27%) Validation
12 35 (3.27%) Network Design
13 34 (3.18%) PRINCE
13 34 (3.18%) Change Management
14 32 (2.99%) Service Delivery
15 28 (2.62%) Service Management
15 28 (2.62%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 46 (4.30%) SQL
2 36 (3.36%) Java
3 15 (1.40%) C
3 15 (1.40%) Perl
4 9 (0.84%) C#
4 9 (0.84%) JavaScript
5 8 (0.75%) Shell Script
6 7 (0.65%) VB
6 7 (0.65%) VBA
7 6 (0.56%) PL/SQL
8 5 (0.47%) C++
9 4 (0.37%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.37%) Python
10 3 (0.28%) Groovy
11 2 (0.19%) Scala
11 2 (0.19%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.19%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.19%) SOQL
11 2 (0.19%) SOSL
11 2 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 149 (13.93%) Degree
2 78 (7.29%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (3.36%) CCNA
4 35 (3.27%) PMI Certification
5 34 (3.18%) ISEB
5 34 (3.18%) Security Cleared
6 33 (3.08%) CCIE
7 32 (2.99%) PMP
8 30 (2.80%) CCNP
9 29 (2.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 28 (2.62%) SC Cleared
11 18 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 14 (1.31%) CCIP
13 14 (1.31%) CISSP
14 13 (1.21%) CCSP
15 12 (1.12%) CIMA
16 9 (0.84%) JNCIA
17 8 (0.75%) ACCA
17 8 (0.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.05%) SLA
2 31 (2.90%) QA
3 11 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.093%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.093%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.093%) BS25999
System Software
1 13 (1.21%) NFS
2 10 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.19%) NDS
4 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.093%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.093%) Snort
5 1 (0.093%) Xen
5 1 (0.093%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 25 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (0.37%) NSN NetAct
4 3 (0.28%) OpenView
4 3 (0.28%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.28%) nmon
4 3 (0.28%) SCCM
5 2 (0.19%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.19%) Nagios
5 2 (0.19%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.093%) Windows Storage Server
6 1 (0.093%) Netcool
6 1 (0.093%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.093%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.093%) YUM
6 1 (0.093%) Puppet
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 130 (12.15%) Cisco
2 74 (6.92%) SAP
3 65 (6.07%) Microsoft
4 60 (5.61%) Oracle
5 59 (5.51%) CheckPoint
6 58 (5.42%) Juniper
7 50 (4.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 37 (3.46%) HP
9 36 (3.36%) Huawei
10 26 (2.43%) Nokia
11 25 (2.34%) Ericsson
12 23 (2.15%) Remedy
13 16 (1.50%) Citrix
14 14 (1.31%) Nortel
14 14 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (1.21%) Red Hat
15 13 (1.21%) Amdocs
16 12 (1.12%) F5
16 12 (1.12%) TIBCO
17 11 (1.03%) Sun
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