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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 643 517 937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.63% 20.90% 35.23%
As % of the General category 57.26% 49.19% 67.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 190 230
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £247 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.77% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £27.83 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.15% -27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -34.61%
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
1123 1051 1390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.01% 42.48% 52.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 495 432
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 40
Average hourly rate £18.75 £26.25 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +53.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.80 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £39.85 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 November 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 27 November 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 -1 120 £316 -9.64% 19
Slough -1 58 £350 -12.50% 9
Bracknell +2 56 £350 +12.90% 13
Newbury 0 54 £431 +4.54% 25
Maidenhead +1 37 £225 -45.12% 2
Windsor +6 22 £250 -47.36%
Wokingham - 4 £350 - 1
Ascot - - - -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 222 (18.15%) Project Management
2 213 (17.42%) Finance
3 188 (15.37%) 3G
4 160 (13.08%) Degree
5 144 (11.77%) Cisco
6 137 (11.20%) LTE
7 131 (10.71%) Billing
8 124 (10.14%) 4G
9 123 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
9 123 (10.06%) ITIL
10 109 (8.91%) PRINCE2
11 97 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 96 (7.85%) Microsoft
13 94 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
14 93 (7.60%) Marketing
15 91 (7.44%) MS Excel
16 90 (7.36%) MS Office
17 87 (7.11%) Firewall
18 80 (6.54%) Migration
19 78 (6.38%) Internet
19 78 (6.38%) Radio Access Network
20 75 (6.13%) Agile Software Development
21 73 (5.97%) Oracle
22 70 (5.72%) OSPF
23 68 (5.56%) CheckPoint
24 67 (5.48%) Programme Management
25 65 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
26 64 (5.23%) SAP
27 63 (5.15%) Security Cleared
28 61 (4.99%) Juniper

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 36 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.14%) Lync
3 9 (0.74%) WebSphere
3 9 (0.74%) Node.js
3 9 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (0.74%) WebLogic
4 7 (0.57%) CMS
5 6 (0.49%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.16%) Apache
6 2 (0.16%) SAS
6 2 (0.16%) Commerce Server
6 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.082%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.082%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.082%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.082%) DNN
7 1 (0.082%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.082%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 91 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 90 (7.36%) MS Office
3 43 (3.52%) MS Visio
3 43 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 40 (3.27%) MS Project
5 17 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (1.23%) OmniGraffle
7 11 (0.90%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.49%) InDesign
10 4 (0.33%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.082%) Maya
11 1 (0.082%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 36 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.90%) CSG Singleview
3 9 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.25%) Exstream
6 2 (0.16%) JDE OneWorld
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.082%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.082%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.082%) Changepoint
7 1 (0.082%) Unica Affinium
7 1 (0.082%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.082%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.082%) Cordys
7 1 (0.082%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.082%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.41%) SaaS
3 2 (0.16%) Office 365
3 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.082%) Force.com
4 1 (0.082%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.082%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.082%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 188 (15.37%) 3G
2 137 (11.20%) LTE
3 124 (10.14%) 4G
4 87 (7.11%) Firewall
5 78 (6.38%) Internet
5 78 (6.38%) Radio Access Network
6 70 (5.72%) OSPF
7 58 (4.74%) 2G
8 56 (4.58%) MPLS
9 49 (4.01%) BGP
10 48 (3.92%) DNS
10 48 (3.92%) Broadband
11 45 (3.68%) Ethernet
12 42 (3.43%) VPN
13 39 (3.19%) VoLTE
14 35 (2.86%) Network Security
15 30 (2.45%) Wireless
15 30 (2.45%) GSM
16 27 (2.21%) SDH
17 25 (2.04%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
1 15 (1.23%) SQL Server
2 12 (0.98%) MongoDB
3 11 (0.90%) Oracle Database
4 7 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.41%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.33%) MS Access
7 4 (0.33%) MySQL
7 4 (0.33%) QlikView
8 3 (0.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (0.25%) DataStage
8 3 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.25%) EDRMS
8 3 (0.25%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.25%) DB2
9 2 (0.16%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (1.23%) Axure RP
2 8 (0.65%) TestDirector
2 8 (0.65%) Git (software)
2 8 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.57%) Toad
4 5 (0.41%) JIRA
4 5 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (0.33%) Selenium
6 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.16%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.082%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.082%) TestNG
7 1 (0.082%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.082%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.082%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.082%) Gradle
7 1 (0.082%) TestLink
7 1 (0.082%) NUnit
7 1 (0.082%) LSMW
7 1 (0.082%) Bugzilla
General
1 213 (17.42%) Finance
2 131 (10.71%) Billing
3 93 (7.60%) Marketing
4 42 (3.43%) Electronics
5 38 (3.11%) Manufacturing
6 37 (3.03%) Legal
7 24 (1.96%) Retail
8 20 (1.64%) Banking
9 18 (1.47%) Law
10 16 (1.31%) Advertising
11 15 (1.23%) Back Office
12 14 (1.14%) Interactive Media
13 9 (0.74%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.49%) German Language
15 5 (0.41%) Publishing
16 4 (0.33%) Front Office
17 3 (0.25%) Italian Language
17 3 (0.25%) Multimedia
18 1 (0.082%) Portuguese Language
18 1 (0.082%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 162 (13.25%) Project Manager
2 145 (11.86%) Analyst
3 120 (9.81%) Architect
4 92 (7.52%) Design Engineer
5 66 (5.40%) IP Engineer
6 64 (5.23%) Business Analyst
7 61 (4.99%) Solutions Architect
8 53 (4.33%) Consultant
8 53 (4.33%) Designer
9 44 (3.60%) Delivery Manager
10 40 (3.27%) Developer
10 40 (3.27%) Telecoms Project Manager
11 38 (3.11%) Network Engineer
12 35 (2.86%) Test Engineer
13 32 (2.62%) Coordinator
14 29 (2.37%) Administrator
15 23 (1.88%) Security Engineer
15 23 (1.88%) Programme Manager
16 20 (1.64%) Solutions Designer
17 19 (1.55%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.29%) SOAP
2 26 (2.13%) HTML
3 24 (1.96%) Web Services
4 22 (1.80%) CSS
5 15 (1.23%) .NET
6 14 (1.14%) XML
7 10 (0.82%) AngularJS
8 9 (0.74%) Middleware
9 8 (0.65%) HTML5
9 8 (0.65%) RESTful
10 7 (0.57%) REST
10 7 (0.57%) JAXB
10 7 (0.57%) WSDL
10 7 (0.57%) JMS
11 6 (0.49%) ExpressJS
12 5 (0.41%) JSON
13 4 (0.33%) WML
13 4 (0.33%) ASP.NET
13 4 (0.33%) WAP
13 4 (0.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 123 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (3.19%) Computer Science
3 38 (3.11%) DTV
3 38 (3.11%) User Experience
4 32 (2.62%) Management Information System
5 18 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 16 (1.31%) PMI
7 15 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
7 15 (1.23%) Smart Meter
8 13 (1.06%) GIS
9 10 (0.82%) SecurID
10 8 (0.65%) IVR
10 8 (0.65%) Data Structures
10 8 (0.65%) IPTV
11 7 (0.57%) CMDB
11 7 (0.57%) Machine to Machine
11 7 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.49%) Visualisation
12 6 (0.49%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 47 (3.84%) UNIX
2 37 (3.03%) Linux
3 28 (2.29%) Windows
4 17 (1.39%) Solaris
5 15 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.49%) VMS
6 6 (0.49%) Android
7 5 (0.41%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.082%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.082%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.082%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.082%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.082%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (18.15%) Project Management
2 123 (10.06%) ITIL
3 109 (8.91%) PRINCE2
4 97 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 80 (6.54%) Migration
6 75 (6.13%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (5.48%) Programme Management
8 65 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
9 61 (4.99%) CRM
10 59 (4.82%) eTOM
11 52 (4.25%) Validation
12 42 (3.43%) Business Analysis
13 39 (3.19%) Network Design
14 37 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
15 36 (2.94%) Service Management
16 35 (2.86%) E-Commerce
17 33 (2.70%) Service Delivery
18 31 (2.53%) Risk Management
19 30 (2.45%) Change Management
20 29 (2.37%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 59 (4.82%) SQL
2 28 (2.29%) Java
3 23 (1.88%) PL/SQL
4 21 (1.72%) JavaScript
5 14 (1.14%) Perl
6 13 (1.06%) C
7 12 (0.98%) C#
8 9 (0.74%) VBA
9 7 (0.57%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.57%) VB
10 4 (0.33%) Python
10 4 (0.33%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.33%) Groovy
11 3 (0.25%) VBScript
11 3 (0.25%) C++
12 2 (0.16%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.16%) Scala
13 1 (0.082%) Ruby
13 1 (0.082%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.082%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 160 (13.08%) Degree
2 94 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 63 (5.15%) Security Cleared
4 48 (3.92%) SC Cleared
5 47 (3.84%) PMI Certification
6 46 (3.76%) CCNP
7 40 (3.27%) CCIE
7 40 (3.27%) CCNA
8 31 (2.53%) PMP
8 31 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 29 (2.37%) ISEB
10 28 (2.29%) CISSP
11 24 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (1.39%) CCIP
13 13 (1.06%) CCSP
14 12 (0.98%) CIMA
14 12 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 11 (0.90%) CISM
16 10 (0.82%) ACCA
16 10 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.42%) SLA
2 32 (2.62%) PCI DSS
3 27 (2.21%) QA
4 14 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.082%) BS25999
7 1 (0.082%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.082%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 13 (1.06%) Active Directory
1 13 (1.06%) NFS
2 5 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.16%) NDS
3 2 (0.16%) Firmware
3 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.082%) Xen
4 1 (0.082%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.082%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.082%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.082%) Veritas File System
4 1 (0.082%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.082%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.082%) Snort
Systems Management
1 21 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.74%) NSN NetAct
3 6 (0.49%) Netcool
4 5 (0.41%) OpenView
5 4 (0.33%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.33%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.25%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.25%) Nagios
7 2 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.16%) logstash
7 2 (0.16%) SCOM
8 1 (0.082%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.082%) SCCM
8 1 (0.082%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.082%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.082%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 144 (11.77%) Cisco
2 96 (7.85%) Microsoft
3 73 (5.97%) Oracle
4 68 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 64 (5.23%) SAP
6 61 (4.99%) Juniper
7 56 (4.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 43 (3.52%) Huawei
9 37 (3.03%) HP
10 31 (2.53%) Ericsson
11 26 (2.13%) Nokia
12 25 (2.04%) Remedy
13 19 (1.55%) F5
14 18 (1.47%) Citrix
15 15 (1.23%) BMC
15 15 (1.23%) Nortel
15 15 (1.23%) Red Hat
16 14 (1.14%) Mapinfo
16 14 (1.14%) Fortinet
17 13 (1.06%) Amdocs
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