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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 580 621 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.87% 24.25% 35.16%
As % of the General category 56.97% 48.29% 69.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 176 209
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £72.50 £42.00 £83.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.61% -49.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £39.60 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £106.50 £44.40 £181.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-40.84% +14.51%
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
1018 1286 1569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 41.89% 50.21% 50.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 507 458
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £203 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 21
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% -3.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £76.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -2 118 £425 +25.00% 37
Slough +1 82 £350 -18.60% 7
Newbury 0 53 £375 -11.76% 11
Bracknell +4 35 £253 -19.20% 3
Maidenhead +8 25 £338 +73.07% 16
Windsor +3 15 - - 1
Wokingham - - - - 2
Ascot - - - -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 202 (18.67%) Finance
2 200 (18.48%) Project Management
3 143 (13.22%) 3G
4 135 (12.48%) Degree
5 129 (11.92%) Cisco
6 110 (10.17%) LTE
7 106 (9.80%) Billing
8 105 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 96 (8.87%) PRINCE2
10 95 (8.78%) 4G
11 94 (8.69%) MS Office
12 84 (7.76%) Marketing
13 82 (7.58%) MS Excel
14 80 (7.39%) Firewall
15 79 (7.30%) ITIL
16 76 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
17 72 (6.65%) SAP
17 72 (6.65%) 2G
18 70 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
19 68 (6.28%) Microsoft
20 66 (6.10%) Oracle
21 64 (5.91%) UNIX
21 64 (5.91%) CRM
22 63 (5.82%) Juniper
23 62 (5.73%) Programme Management
24 59 (5.45%) CheckPoint
25 54 (4.99%) OSPF
26 53 (4.90%) Migration
27 51 (4.71%) SLA
27 51 (4.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 18 (1.66%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.65%) WebLogic
3 6 (0.55%) CMS
4 5 (0.46%) Lync
4 5 (0.46%) Apache
4 5 (0.46%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.28%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.18%) SAS
6 2 (0.18%) Commerce Server
6 2 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.18%) IIS
6 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.092%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.092%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.092%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.092%) MTS
7 1 (0.092%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.092%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 94 (8.69%) MS Office
2 82 (7.58%) MS Excel
3 42 (3.88%) MS Project
4 39 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (2.22%) MS Visio
6 14 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.92%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.55%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.37%) InDesign
11 2 (0.18%) Maya
12 1 (0.092%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.11%) CSG Singleview
3 8 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.37%) SAP SCM
4 4 (0.37%) JDE OneWorld
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.18%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.18%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.18%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle BRM
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.092%) Cordys
6 1 (0.092%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.092%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.18%) Force.com
3 2 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.092%) SaaS
4 1 (0.092%) Office 365
4 1 (0.092%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.092%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 143 (13.22%) 3G
2 110 (10.17%) LTE
3 95 (8.78%) 4G
4 80 (7.39%) Firewall
5 72 (6.65%) 2G
6 54 (4.99%) OSPF
7 50 (4.62%) DNS
8 46 (4.25%) Radio Access Network
9 42 (3.88%) MPLS
10 41 (3.79%) Internet
11 33 (3.05%) VPN
12 32 (2.96%) BGP
13 29 (2.68%) Wireless
13 29 (2.68%) Network Security
14 28 (2.59%) GSM
15 26 (2.40%) VoIP
16 25 (2.31%) VoLTE
17 24 (2.22%) UMTS
18 22 (2.03%) GPRS
18 22 (2.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (0.92%) SQL Server
3 9 (0.83%) Data Mining
4 6 (0.55%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.46%) MySQL
5 5 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.37%) MS Access
7 3 (0.28%) EDRMS
7 3 (0.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.18%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.18%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.18%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.18%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.18%) Big Data
8 2 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.18%) DataStage
8 2 (0.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (0.74%) TestDirector
2 7 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (0.55%) Selenium
4 5 (0.46%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.46%) Axure RP
5 4 (0.37%) Rational Performance Tester
5 4 (0.37%) LoadRunner
5 4 (0.37%) JIRA
5 4 (0.37%) Ant
5 4 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (0.28%) WinRunner
6 3 (0.28%) Toad
6 3 (0.28%) LSMW
6 3 (0.28%) Introscope
6 3 (0.28%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.28%) JProfiler
7 2 (0.18%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.18%) Ranorex
7 2 (0.18%) Gradle
8 1 (0.092%) LoadUI
General
1 202 (18.67%) Finance
2 106 (9.80%) Billing
3 84 (7.76%) Marketing
4 44 (4.07%) Electronics
5 39 (3.60%) Manufacturing
6 32 (2.96%) Retail
7 28 (2.59%) Legal
8 27 (2.50%) Banking
9 20 (1.85%) Advertising
10 18 (1.66%) Front Office
11 15 (1.39%) Back Office
12 11 (1.02%) General Ledger
13 10 (0.92%) Law
14 4 (0.37%) Interactive Media
15 2 (0.18%) German Language
16 1 (0.092%) Korean Language
16 1 (0.092%) Portuguese Language
16 1 (0.092%) Mandarin Language
16 1 (0.092%) Local Government
16 1 (0.092%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 181 (16.73%) Project Manager
2 148 (13.68%) Analyst
3 96 (8.87%) Architect
4 80 (7.39%) Design Engineer
5 72 (6.65%) Business Analyst
6 56 (5.18%) Solutions Architect
6 56 (5.18%) IP Engineer
7 43 (3.97%) Designer
8 40 (3.70%) Consultant
9 39 (3.60%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 30 (2.77%) Test Engineer
11 29 (2.68%) Delivery Manager
12 28 (2.59%) Network Engineer
13 27 (2.50%) Developer
14 26 (2.40%) Coordinator
15 24 (2.22%) Security Engineer
16 23 (2.13%) Telecoms Business Analyst
17 21 (1.94%) Senior Analyst
18 19 (1.76%) Administrator
19 18 (1.66%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.22%) SOAP
2 19 (1.76%) .NET
3 16 (1.48%) HTML
4 15 (1.39%) Web Services
5 12 (1.11%) XML
5 12 (1.11%) CSS
5 12 (1.11%) Middleware
6 10 (0.92%) RESTful
7 9 (0.83%) J2EE
8 5 (0.46%) HTML5
8 5 (0.46%) Regular Expression
8 5 (0.46%) WAP
9 4 (0.37%) REST
9 4 (0.37%) WML
10 3 (0.28%) JDBC
10 3 (0.28%) ODBC
10 3 (0.28%) CSS3
10 3 (0.28%) Visualforce
10 3 (0.28%) jQuery
10 3 (0.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (3.60%) DTV
2 31 (2.87%) Computer Science
3 22 (2.03%) Management Information System
4 18 (1.66%) Smart Meter
4 18 (1.66%) Mobile App
5 12 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (0.74%) Digital Media
6 8 (0.74%) IPTV
7 7 (0.65%) IVR
8 6 (0.55%) Blackberry
9 5 (0.46%) PKI
9 5 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.37%) Open Source
10 4 (0.37%) FMCG
10 4 (0.37%) STB
10 4 (0.37%) Handset
10 4 (0.37%) PMI
10 4 (0.37%) NHS
11 3 (0.28%) SecurID
11 3 (0.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 64 (5.91%) UNIX
2 39 (3.60%) Linux
3 37 (3.42%) Windows
4 17 (1.57%) Solaris
5 13 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.65%) Android
7 6 (0.55%) VMS
7 6 (0.55%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.37%) HPUX
8 4 (0.37%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.18%) OpenVMS
10 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.092%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.092%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.092%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.092%) AIX
11 1 (0.092%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (18.48%) Project Management
2 105 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 96 (8.87%) PRINCE2
4 79 (7.30%) ITIL
5 70 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
6 64 (5.91%) CRM
7 62 (5.73%) Programme Management
8 53 (4.90%) Migration
9 47 (4.34%) Change Management
9 47 (4.34%) Network Architecture
10 46 (4.25%) Business Analysis
11 38 (3.51%) Digital Marketing
12 37 (3.42%) Network Design
13 35 (3.23%) PRINCE
14 34 (3.14%) Configuration Management
15 33 (3.05%) Service Delivery
15 33 (3.05%) Service Management
16 28 (2.59%) eTOM
17 27 (2.50%) Risk Management
17 27 (2.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 47 (4.34%) SQL
2 31 (2.87%) Java
3 14 (1.29%) C
4 13 (1.20%) Perl
5 10 (0.92%) VB
6 9 (0.83%) C#
6 9 (0.83%) JavaScript
7 8 (0.74%) Shell Script
8 6 (0.55%) VBA
9 5 (0.46%) C++
10 4 (0.37%) Python
11 3 (0.28%) Groovy
11 3 (0.28%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.28%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.18%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.18%) Scala
12 2 (0.18%) Ruby
12 2 (0.18%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.092%) PHP
13 1 (0.092%) Korn
Qualifications
1 135 (12.48%) Degree
2 76 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (3.33%) PMI Certification
4 35 (3.23%) CCIE
5 34 (3.14%) ISEB
6 33 (3.05%) CCNA
6 33 (3.05%) Security Cleared
7 32 (2.96%) PMP
8 29 (2.68%) CCNP
8 29 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 27 (2.50%) SC Cleared
10 20 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (1.57%) CISSP
12 14 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 13 (1.20%) CCSP
14 11 (1.02%) CCIP
14 11 (1.02%) CIMA
15 10 (0.92%) CISA
16 9 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 8 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.71%) SLA
2 32 (2.96%) QA
3 12 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.18%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.18%) BS25999
8 1 (0.092%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (1.02%) NFS
2 10 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.18%) NDS
4 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (0.18%) Veritas File System
4 2 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.092%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.092%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.092%) Snort
5 1 (0.092%) Xen
5 1 (0.092%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 22 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.28%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.28%) SCCM
3 3 (0.28%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.28%) nmon
4 2 (0.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (0.18%) Nagios
5 1 (0.092%) OpenView
5 1 (0.092%) Netcool
5 1 (0.092%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.092%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.092%) Windows Storage Server
5 1 (0.092%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.092%) YUM
5 1 (0.092%) Puppet
Vendors
1 129 (11.92%) Cisco
2 72 (6.65%) SAP
3 68 (6.28%) Microsoft
4 66 (6.10%) Oracle
5 63 (5.82%) Juniper
6 59 (5.45%) CheckPoint
7 51 (4.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 37 (3.42%) HP
9 31 (2.87%) Huawei
10 25 (2.31%) Nokia
11 24 (2.22%) Remedy
12 23 (2.13%) Ericsson
13 16 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (1.29%) Citrix
15 13 (1.20%) Business Objects
15 13 (1.20%) Siebel
15 13 (1.20%) Red Hat
15 13 (1.20%) F5
16 12 (1.11%) Nortel
17 11 (1.02%) Sun
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: daily "all in" rate in Euro
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Newbury
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 27 days ago