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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 381 568 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.19% 23.16% 21.16%
As % of the General category 43.54% 52.59% 51.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 224 185
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -63.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -38.00%
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
875 1080 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.19% 44.05% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 509 440
Median daily rate £385 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
- +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 19 15
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £38.60 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +3 109 £400 +10.34% 23
Newbury 0 43 £350 -6.66% 17
Slough 0 39 £375 +8.69% 8
Maidenhead +2 19 £425 +63.46% 1
Bracknell -19 16 £328 -18.12% 2
Wokingham -2 3 - -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 120 (14.37%) Project Management
2 95 (11.38%) ITIL
3 92 (11.02%) 3G
4 91 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 90 (10.78%) Finance
6 83 (9.94%) SLA
7 79 (9.46%) Cisco
8 78 (9.34%) MS Excel
9 71 (8.50%) Agile Software Development
10 70 (8.38%) Microsoft
10 70 (8.38%) 4G
11 68 (8.14%) Degree
12 64 (7.66%) LTE
13 60 (7.19%) Huawei
14 59 (7.07%) PRINCE2
14 59 (7.07%) Migration
15 55 (6.59%) Service Management
16 53 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
16 53 (6.35%) Billing
17 52 (6.23%) Firewall
17 52 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
18 50 (5.99%) Radio Access Network
19 49 (5.87%) Marketing
20 48 (5.75%) Remedy
21 47 (5.63%) SAP
22 46 (5.51%) Oracle
22 46 (5.51%) CRM
23 45 (5.39%) Service Delivery
23 45 (5.39%) 2G
24 44 (5.27%) 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 18 (2.16%) CMS
2 15 (1.80%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (0.48%) SAS
6 3 (0.36%) Apache
7 2 (0.24%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.24%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.24%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.12%) IIS
8 1 (0.12%) JBoss
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 78 (9.34%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.83%) MS Office
3 31 (3.71%) MS Project
4 23 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (2.63%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.48%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.36%) InDesign
8 3 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.24%) SPSS
10 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.12%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 27 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (2.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.60%) HFM
3 5 (0.60%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (0.36%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.24%) CSG Singleview
5 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.20%) SaaS
3 6 (0.72%) IaaS
4 5 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (0.48%) PaaS
6 3 (0.36%) Office 365
7 2 (0.24%) Force.com
7 2 (0.24%) Trello
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.12%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.12%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 92 (11.02%) 3G
2 70 (8.38%) 4G
3 64 (7.66%) LTE
4 52 (6.23%) Firewall
5 50 (5.99%) Radio Access Network
6 45 (5.39%) 2G
7 44 (5.27%) MPLS
8 41 (4.91%) WAN
9 36 (4.31%) VPN
10 35 (4.19%) LAN
11 34 (4.07%) VoIP
11 34 (4.07%) Wireless
12 32 (3.83%) Network Security
13 28 (3.35%) Internet
14 25 (2.99%) Diameter Protocol
15 24 (2.87%) BGP
16 23 (2.75%) TCP/IP
17 22 (2.63%) DNS
18 21 (2.51%) Broadband
19 19 (2.28%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.16%) Oracle Database
2 15 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (1.44%) SQL Server
4 10 (1.20%) Big Data
4 10 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.08%) MS Access
6 5 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.36%) GIS
8 3 (0.36%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.24%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.24%) MySQL
9 2 (0.24%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.24%) OLTP
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.24%) QlikView
9 2 (0.24%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (1.56%) JIRA
2 10 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.72%) Artifactory
3 6 (0.72%) MSBuild
3 6 (0.72%) NuGet
3 6 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.48%) Maven
4 4 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.36%) Axure RP
5 3 (0.36%) ClearCase
5 3 (0.36%) Selenium
5 3 (0.36%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.24%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.24%) Grunt
6 2 (0.24%) gulp
6 2 (0.24%) JMeter
7 1 (0.12%) AppScan
General
1 90 (10.78%) Finance
2 53 (6.35%) Billing
3 49 (5.87%) Marketing
4 36 (4.31%) Legal
5 30 (3.59%) Electronics
5 30 (3.59%) Manufacturing
6 27 (3.23%) Retail
7 26 (3.11%) Back Office
8 7 (0.84%) Advertising
8 7 (0.84%) Banking
9 6 (0.72%) Front Office
10 3 (0.36%) German Language
11 2 (0.24%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.24%) Interactive Media
11 2 (0.24%) Law
11 2 (0.24%) Publishing
12 1 (0.12%) French Language
12 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 99 (11.86%) Analyst
2 86 (10.30%) Architect
3 63 (7.54%) Project Manager
4 56 (6.71%) Network Engineer
5 54 (6.47%) Telecoms Manager
6 52 (6.23%) Designer
7 50 (5.99%) Business Analyst
8 44 (5.27%) Solutions Architect
9 43 (5.15%) Consultant
10 35 (4.19%) Solutions Designer
11 33 (3.95%) Developer
12 25 (2.99%) Security Engineer
13 23 (2.75%) Delivery Manager
13 23 (2.75%) Telecoms Engineer
14 17 (2.04%) Network Architect
15 16 (1.92%) Coordinator
15 16 (1.92%) Core Network Engineer
15 16 (1.92%) Design Engineer
15 16 (1.92%) Security Specialist
15 16 (1.92%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.40%) Web Services
2 19 (2.28%) HTML
3 15 (1.80%) CSS
4 14 (1.68%) .NET
5 11 (1.32%) AngularJS
6 9 (1.08%) SOAP
7 8 (0.96%) J2EE
7 8 (0.96%) SPML
8 7 (0.84%) Node.js
9 6 (0.72%) HTML5
10 5 (0.60%) REST
11 4 (0.48%) 802.1X
11 4 (0.48%) Middleware
12 3 (0.36%) Hibernate
12 3 (0.36%) JSP
12 3 (0.36%) Spring
13 2 (0.24%) jQuery
13 2 (0.24%) Ruby on Rails
13 2 (0.24%) Spring MVC
13 2 (0.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.03%) Management Information System
3 24 (2.87%) Computer Science
4 22 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 17 (2.04%) Smart Meter
6 15 (1.80%) User Experience
7 13 (1.56%) Virtual Team
8 10 (1.20%) CMDB
9 9 (1.08%) CESG
10 8 (0.96%) PMI
11 6 (0.72%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.72%) Handset
12 5 (0.60%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.60%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.48%) IVR
13 4 (0.48%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (0.48%) Reference Data
14 3 (0.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 3 (0.36%) FMCG
14 3 (0.36%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 31 (3.71%) Unix
2 27 (3.23%) Linux
3 24 (2.87%) Windows
4 20 (2.40%) Solaris
5 11 (1.32%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.12%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.12%) VMS
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (14.37%) Project Management
2 95 (11.38%) ITIL
3 91 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 71 (8.50%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (7.07%) Migration
5 59 (7.07%) PRINCE2
6 55 (6.59%) Service Management
7 53 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
8 46 (5.51%) CRM
9 45 (5.39%) Service Delivery
10 44 (5.27%) Programme Management
11 36 (4.31%) Change Management
12 31 (3.71%) ITIL V3
13 30 (3.59%) ITSM
14 29 (3.47%) Waterfall
15 28 (3.35%) Continuous Improvement
16 27 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
16 27 (3.23%) Information Security
17 26 (3.11%) Problem Management
18 25 (2.99%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (3.23%) Java
1 27 (3.23%) SQL
2 13 (1.56%) JavaScript
3 12 (1.44%) Python
4 11 (1.32%) C
5 6 (0.72%) C#
6 5 (0.60%) C++
6 5 (0.60%) PL/SQL
6 5 (0.60%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.48%) Perl
7 4 (0.48%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.36%) Embedded C
8 3 (0.36%) Embedded C++
8 3 (0.36%) Ruby
8 3 (0.36%) VB
9 2 (0.24%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.24%) ES6
9 2 (0.24%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.24%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 68 (8.14%) Degree
2 40 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (3.47%) CCNP
4 19 (2.28%) CCNA
5 17 (2.04%) Security Cleared
6 15 (1.80%) PMI Certification
7 14 (1.68%) CISSP
8 13 (1.56%) HNC
9 12 (1.44%) CISM
10 11 (1.32%) CCIE
10 11 (1.32%) SC Cleared
11 10 (1.20%) CISA
11 10 (1.20%) ISEB
12 8 (0.96%) HND
12 8 (0.96%) PMP
13 6 (0.72%) ACCA
13 6 (0.72%) CESG Certified Professional
13 6 (0.72%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.60%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (9.94%) SLA
2 20 (2.40%) QA
3 15 (1.80%) NEBOSH
4 14 (1.68%) Data Quality
5 12 (1.44%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.24%) COBIT
6 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.12%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.12%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (1.20%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.48%) XenApp
5 3 (0.36%) ProxySG
5 3 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.24%) vSphere
7 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (1.92%) FortiGate
2 9 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.96%) Amdocs OSS
4 7 (0.84%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.24%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (0.24%) MOM
5 2 (0.24%) Netcool
6 1 (0.12%) Ansible
6 1 (0.12%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.12%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.12%) OpenView
6 1 (0.12%) Puppet
6 1 (0.12%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (9.46%) Cisco
2 70 (8.38%) Microsoft
3 60 (7.19%) Huawei
4 48 (5.75%) Remedy
5 47 (5.63%) SAP
6 46 (5.51%) Oracle
7 43 (5.15%) Ericsson
8 37 (4.43%) Nokia
9 23 (2.75%) Juniper
10 22 (2.63%) BMC
11 20 (2.40%) Citrix
11 20 (2.40%) Nokia Networks
12 19 (2.28%) HP
13 18 (2.16%) CheckPoint
14 17 (2.04%) BT
15 16 (1.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 16 (1.92%) Amdocs
15 16 (1.92%) Siemens
16 15 (1.80%) Nortel
16 15 (1.80%) Virgin Media
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