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 25 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
25 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 611 538 1109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.32% 22.00% 35.21%
As % of the General category 57.32% 47.99% 69.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 152 228
Average daily rate
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£350 £357 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +22.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £474 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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 £24.00 £35.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-32.39% +10.93%
General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1066 1121 1606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 42.44% 45.83% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 421 489
Average daily rate £363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 26
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 £15.30 £16.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £41.25 £52.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 25 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 25 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 -1 133 £425 +41.66% 42
Slough 0 73 £331 -11.66% 11
Newbury 0 60 £400 -5.88% 15
Bracknell +9 39 £238 -5.94% 2
Maidenhead +7 23 £250 +51.51% 15
Windsor +3 16 - -
Wokingham -2 1 - - 3
Ascot - - - -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 210 (18.29%) Finance
2 198 (17.25%) Project Management
3 143 (12.46%) 3G
4 137 (11.93%) Cisco
5 132 (11.50%) Degree
6 107 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 103 (8.97%) LTE
8 100 (8.71%) 4G
8 100 (8.71%) MS Office
9 99 (8.62%) Billing
10 94 (8.19%) PRINCE2
11 91 (7.93%) Firewall
12 89 (7.75%) MS Excel
13 88 (7.67%) 2G
13 88 (7.67%) Marketing
14 85 (7.40%) Oracle
15 79 (6.88%) ITIL
15 79 (6.88%) Change Management
16 74 (6.45%) UNIX
16 74 (6.45%) CRM
17 72 (6.27%) SAP
17 72 (6.27%) Microsoft
18 71 (6.18%) MPLS
18 71 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
19 70 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
20 66 (5.75%) Juniper
21 64 (5.57%) Programme Management
22 60 (5.23%) OSPF
23 59 (5.14%) CheckPoint
24 58 (5.05%) Migration

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (1.48%) SharePoint
2 10 (0.87%) WebLogic
3 8 (0.70%) CMS
4 6 (0.52%) Lync
4 6 (0.52%) Apache
4 6 (0.52%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.52%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.26%) IIS
5 3 (0.26%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.26%) Live Communications Server
6 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.17%) SAS
6 2 (0.17%) Commerce Server
6 2 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 1 (0.087%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.087%) MTS
7 1 (0.087%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.087%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 100 (8.71%) MS Office
2 89 (7.75%) MS Excel
3 43 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 40 (3.48%) MS Project
5 22 (1.92%) MS Visio
6 13 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.87%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.87%) AutoCAD
8 8 (0.70%) OmniGraffle
8 8 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.61%) InDesign
10 2 (0.17%) Maya
11 1 (0.087%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 35 (3.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.05%) CSG Singleview
3 8 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.35%) JDE OneWorld
4 4 (0.35%) Oracle BRM
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.26%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.26%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.26%) SAP SCM
6 2 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
6 2 (0.17%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.087%) Cordys
7 1 (0.087%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.087%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.087%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.17%) Force.com
2 2 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.087%) SaaS
3 1 (0.087%) Office 365
3 1 (0.087%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.087%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 143 (12.46%) 3G
2 103 (8.97%) LTE
3 100 (8.71%) 4G
4 91 (7.93%) Firewall
5 88 (7.67%) 2G
6 71 (6.18%) MPLS
7 60 (5.23%) OSPF
8 57 (4.97%) DNS
9 47 (4.09%) Radio Access Network
10 44 (3.83%) Ethernet
11 43 (3.75%) SS7
12 40 (3.48%) BGP
12 40 (3.48%) Internet
12 40 (3.48%) VPN
13 39 (3.40%) GSM
14 38 (3.31%) SDH
15 29 (2.53%) Wireless
15 29 (2.53%) SGSN
16 27 (2.35%) GGSN
16 27 (2.35%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (0.96%) SQL Server
3 9 (0.78%) MS Access
3 9 (0.78%) Data Mining
3 9 (0.78%) Oracle Database
4 7 (0.61%) Relational Database
4 7 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (0.52%) MySQL
6 4 (0.35%) DataStage
7 3 (0.26%) EDRMS
7 3 (0.26%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
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
8 2 (0.17%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (0.70%) Axure RP
2 7 (0.61%) TestDirector
2 7 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (0.52%) Selenium
4 5 (0.44%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.35%) JIRA
5 4 (0.35%) Rational Performance Tester
5 4 (0.35%) WinRunner
5 4 (0.35%) Ant
5 4 (0.35%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.26%) Introscope
6 3 (0.26%) Toad
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
1 210 (18.29%) Finance
2 99 (8.62%) Billing
3 88 (7.67%) Marketing
4 44 (3.83%) Retail
5 43 (3.75%) Electronics
6 36 (3.14%) Manufacturing
7 30 (2.61%) Legal
8 29 (2.53%) Banking
9 27 (2.35%) Front Office
10 15 (1.31%) Back Office
11 14 (1.22%) Advertising
12 12 (1.05%) General Ledger
13 8 (0.70%) Law
14 7 (0.61%) Interactive Media
15 5 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
16 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
17 1 (0.087%) Local Government
17 1 (0.087%) Korean Language
17 1 (0.087%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 189 (16.46%) Project Manager
2 154 (13.41%) Analyst
3 97 (8.45%) Architect
4 75 (6.53%) Design Engineer
5 71 (6.18%) Business Analyst
6 55 (4.79%) Solutions Architect
7 47 (4.09%) Consultant
7 47 (4.09%) IP Engineer
8 43 (3.75%) Designer
9 38 (3.31%) NOC Engineer
10 37 (3.22%) Telecoms Project Manager
11 35 (3.05%) Delivery Manager
12 34 (2.96%) Network Engineer
13 31 (2.70%) Test Engineer
14 27 (2.35%) Coordinator
14 27 (2.35%) Developer
15 26 (2.26%) Security Engineer
16 22 (1.92%) Telecoms Business Analyst
17 21 (1.83%) Administrator
18 20 (1.74%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.83%) SOAP
2 18 (1.57%) HTML
3 17 (1.48%) .NET
4 13 (1.13%) Middleware
5 12 (1.05%) XML
6 11 (0.96%) Web Services
7 10 (0.87%) J2EE
8 9 (0.78%) RESTful
9 8 (0.70%) CSS
10 6 (0.52%) WAP
11 5 (0.44%) Regular Expression
12 4 (0.35%) REST
12 4 (0.35%) WML
12 4 (0.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 3 (0.26%) jQuery
13 3 (0.26%) Visualforce
13 3 (0.26%) HTML5
13 3 (0.26%) JSON
13 3 (0.26%) JDBC
13 3 (0.26%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (3.05%) DTV
2 31 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 21 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 17 (1.48%) Smart Meter
5 15 (1.31%) Mobile App
6 14 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (0.70%) Blackberry
8 7 (0.61%) Digital Media
9 6 (0.52%) Physics
10 5 (0.44%) Open Source
10 5 (0.44%) iPhone
10 5 (0.44%) PKI
10 5 (0.44%) IPTV
10 5 (0.44%) PMI
11 4 (0.35%) NHS
11 4 (0.35%) Handset
11 4 (0.35%) STB
11 4 (0.35%) FMCG
11 4 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.26%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 74 (6.45%) UNIX
2 50 (4.36%) Windows
3 43 (3.75%) Linux
4 16 (1.39%) Solaris
5 11 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (0.87%) AIX
7 8 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (0.70%) Android
8 7 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.61%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.44%) HPUX
9 5 (0.44%) Windows 2000
9 5 (0.44%) Windows NT
9 5 (0.44%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.35%) VMS
10 4 (0.35%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.17%) OpenVMS
11 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.087%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (17.25%) Project Management
2 107 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 94 (8.19%) PRINCE2
4 79 (6.88%) ITIL
4 79 (6.88%) Change Management
5 74 (6.45%) CRM
6 71 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
7 64 (5.57%) Programme Management
8 58 (5.05%) Migration
8 58 (5.05%) Network Architecture
9 54 (4.70%) Configuration Management
10 46 (4.01%) Business Analysis
11 45 (3.92%) Problem Management
12 44 (3.83%) Network Design
13 40 (3.48%) Fault Management
14 36 (3.14%) Digital Marketing
15 35 (3.05%) Performance Management
16 34 (2.96%) Service Delivery
16 34 (2.96%) Service Management
16 34 (2.96%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 56 (4.88%) SQL
2 30 (2.61%) Java
3 17 (1.48%) C
3 17 (1.48%) VB
4 13 (1.13%) Perl
5 10 (0.87%) Shell Script
6 7 (0.61%) C#
7 6 (0.52%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.44%) C++
8 5 (0.44%) 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 (0.087%) ABAP
12 1 (0.087%) Korn
12 1 (0.087%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 132 (11.50%) Degree
2 70 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 35 (3.05%) PMI Certification
5 33 (2.87%) SC Cleared
6 32 (2.79%) ISEB
6 32 (2.79%) CCIE
7 30 (2.61%) CCNA
7 30 (2.61%) PMP
8 29 (2.53%) CCNP
9 26 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 21 (1.83%) CISSP
11 16 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (1.31%) CIMA
13 14 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 13 (1.13%) CCIP
14 13 (1.13%) CCSP
15 11 (0.96%) HND
15 11 (0.96%) CISA
16 10 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.66%) SLA
2 34 (2.96%) QA
3 11 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.44%) 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 11 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.70%) NFS
2 8 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.44%) 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 (0.087%) Xen
6 1 (0.087%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.087%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.05%) Tivoli
3 6 (0.52%) OPNET
4 5 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (0.44%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.35%) Netcool
5 4 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (0.35%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (0.26%) NSN NetAct
6 3 (0.26%) SCCM
6 3 (0.26%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.26%) Netcool/Webtop
6 3 (0.26%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 3 (0.26%) nmon
6 3 (0.26%) Ionix
7 2 (0.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.087%) Windows Storage Server
8 1 (0.087%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.087%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.087%) Nagios
Vendors
1 137 (11.93%) Cisco
2 85 (7.40%) Oracle
3 72 (6.27%) SAP
3 72 (6.27%) Microsoft
4 66 (5.75%) Juniper
5 59 (5.14%) CheckPoint
6 55 (4.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 39 (3.40%) Huawei
8 38 (3.31%) HP
9 27 (2.35%) Nokia
10 21 (1.83%) Remedy
11 20 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (1.74%) Nortel
11 20 (1.74%) Business Objects
12 16 (1.39%) Ericsson
12 16 (1.39%) BT
13 15 (1.31%) IBM
14 14 (1.22%) Velocent
15 13 (1.13%) Siebel
16 12 (1.05%) F5
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