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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 486 580 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.64% 23.90% 24.13%
As % of the General category 44.71% 56.97% 48.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 208 174
Average daily rate
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£361 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £492 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £72.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.06% +72.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -40.84%
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
1087 1018 1268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 41.70% 41.94% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 445 502
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 22
Average hourly rate £20.75 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -37.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -1 124 £340 -20.00% 25
Newbury 0 87 £363 -3.33% 17
Slough 0 46 £340 -2.85% 5
Bracknell -7 29 £322 +27.52% 4
Maidenhead -3 13 £280 -17.03% 3
Windsor -1 6 - -
Wokingham - 3 £433 -
Hungerford - 1 £415 -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 170 (15.80%) Project Management
2 156 (14.50%) 3G
3 134 (12.45%) Finance
4 133 (12.36%) 4G
5 123 (11.43%) MS Excel
6 120 (11.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 116 (10.78%) ITIL
8 112 (10.41%) LTE
9 100 (9.29%) Radio Access Network
10 99 (9.20%) Microsoft
11 96 (8.92%) Oracle
12 92 (8.55%) PRINCE2
13 89 (8.27%) Degree
14 88 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
15 84 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
16 78 (7.25%) 2G
17 75 (6.97%) Marketing
18 74 (6.88%) MS Office
19 70 (6.51%) UNIX
20 69 (6.41%) SQL
21 68 (6.32%) Cisco
22 66 (6.13%) MS PowerPoint
23 65 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
24 60 (5.58%) Service Management
25 58 (5.39%) Billing
26 56 (5.20%) SAP
27 55 (5.11%) Linux
28 53 (4.93%) SLA
29 51 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
29 51 (4.74%) Electronics

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 27 (2.51%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.67%) WebLogic
3 12 (1.12%) CMS
3 12 (1.12%) Lync
4 8 (0.74%) Apache
5 5 (0.46%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.37%) SAS
6 4 (0.37%) ArcGIS
6 4 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (0.37%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.28%) Smallworld
7 3 (0.28%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.19%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.093%) JBoss
9 1 (0.093%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 123 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 74 (6.88%) MS Office
3 66 (6.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 39 (3.62%) MS Visio
5 24 (2.23%) MS Project
6 19 (1.77%) Photoshop
6 19 (1.77%) Adobe Illustrator
7 13 (1.21%) OmniGraffle
8 11 (1.02%) InDesign
9 8 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.74%) Maya
10 5 (0.46%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.093%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 29 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
2 11 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.56%) Remedy AR System
5 5 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.46%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (0.28%) Magento
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.19%) BigMachines
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle BRM
7 2 (0.19%) Unica
8 1 (0.093%) Unica Affinium
8 1 (0.093%) Maximo
8 1 (0.093%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.93%) SaaS
2 7 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.37%) PaaS
5 3 (0.28%) IaaS
6 1 (0.093%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.093%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.093%) GitHub
6 1 (0.093%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 156 (14.50%) 3G
2 133 (12.36%) 4G
3 112 (10.41%) LTE
4 100 (9.29%) Radio Access Network
5 78 (7.25%) 2G
6 45 (4.18%) Firewall
7 38 (3.53%) VoLTE
8 37 (3.44%) GSM
9 35 (3.25%) Wireless
10 32 (2.97%) UMTS
11 31 (2.88%) VPN
12 30 (2.79%) TCP/IP
13 29 (2.70%) MPLS
14 28 (2.60%) VoIP
15 26 (2.42%) WAN
15 26 (2.42%) LAN
16 25 (2.32%) GPRS
16 25 (2.32%) Internet
17 24 (2.23%) Ethernet
18 22 (2.04%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (1.77%) SQL Server
3 13 (1.21%) MS Access
3 13 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (1.02%) Oracle Database
5 10 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (0.74%) Big Data
7 4 (0.37%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.28%) MySQL
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.19%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.19%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.093%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.093%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (1.21%) Axure RP
2 10 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (0.74%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.65%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (0.65%) Maven
4 7 (0.65%) Selenium
5 6 (0.56%) JIRA
5 6 (0.56%) Subversion
5 6 (0.56%) Eclipse
5 6 (0.56%) Ant
5 6 (0.56%) Grunt
6 5 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.19%) NUnit
7 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.19%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.19%) Ranorex
7 2 (0.19%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.19%) MSTest
7 2 (0.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.093%) Gerrit
General
1 134 (12.45%) Finance
2 75 (6.97%) Marketing
3 58 (5.39%) Billing
4 51 (4.74%) Electronics
5 35 (3.25%) Legal
6 30 (2.79%) Retail
7 29 (2.70%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.95%) Banking
9 19 (1.77%) Advertising
10 14 (1.30%) Back Office
11 12 (1.12%) Interactive Media
12 10 (0.93%) Law
13 5 (0.46%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.28%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.28%) Front Office
15 1 (0.093%) Automotive
15 1 (0.093%) German Language
15 1 (0.093%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 177 (16.45%) Analyst
2 96 (8.92%) Business Analyst
3 95 (8.83%) Project Manager
4 72 (6.69%) Architect
5 61 (5.67%) Designer
6 54 (5.02%) Consultant
7 47 (4.37%) Developer
8 40 (3.72%) Delivery Manager
9 36 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
10 34 (3.16%) Test Engineer
11 31 (2.88%) Design Engineer
11 31 (2.88%) IP Engineer
12 28 (2.60%) Telecoms Business Analyst
13 26 (2.42%) Solutions Designer
14 25 (2.32%) Coordinator
15 21 (1.95%) Network Engineer
15 21 (1.95%) Support Engineer
16 20 (1.86%) Service Manager
17 19 (1.77%) Deployment Manager
18 18 (1.67%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.62%) HTML
2 25 (2.32%) Web Services
3 23 (2.14%) CSS
4 21 (1.95%) XML
5 16 (1.49%) HTML5
6 15 (1.39%) CSS3
7 11 (1.02%) J2EE
8 8 (0.74%) SOAP
9 7 (0.65%) WebCenter
9 7 (0.65%) Middleware
10 6 (0.56%) JSP
11 5 (0.46%) Flash
11 5 (0.46%) Backbone.js
11 5 (0.46%) Application Packaging
11 5 (0.46%) JSTL
12 4 (0.37%) jQuery
12 4 (0.37%) XMPP
12 4 (0.37%) REST
12 4 (0.37%) RESTful
13 3 (0.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 88 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 36 (3.35%) Data Centre
4 35 (3.25%) User Experience
5 32 (2.97%) DTV
6 21 (1.95%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.12%) PMI
8 10 (0.93%) CMDB
8 10 (0.93%) PKI
9 9 (0.84%) GIS
9 9 (0.84%) Handset
9 9 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
10 7 (0.65%) Visualisation
11 6 (0.56%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.46%) IVR
12 5 (0.46%) Economics
12 5 (0.46%) IPTV
12 5 (0.46%) Graphic Design
13 4 (0.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 70 (6.51%) UNIX
2 55 (5.11%) Linux
3 30 (2.79%) Windows
4 20 (1.86%) Solaris
5 11 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.37%) AIX
8 3 (0.28%) HPUX
8 3 (0.28%) VMS
9 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.19%) SUSE
10 1 (0.093%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.093%) Android
10 1 (0.093%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.093%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (15.80%) Project Management
2 120 (11.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 116 (10.78%) ITIL
4 92 (8.55%) PRINCE2
5 84 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
7 60 (5.58%) Service Management
8 48 (4.46%) CRM
9 46 (4.28%) Validation
10 44 (4.09%) Business Analysis
11 40 (3.72%) Programme Management
12 39 (3.62%) Migration
13 38 (3.53%) Digital Marketing
14 37 (3.44%) Service Delivery
15 32 (2.97%) E-Commerce
15 32 (2.97%) Release Management
15 32 (2.97%) Continuous Improvement
16 28 (2.60%) Change Management
17 27 (2.51%) Incident Management
18 25 (2.32%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 69 (6.41%) SQL
2 34 (3.16%) C
2 34 (3.16%) Java
3 19 (1.77%) JavaScript
4 18 (1.67%) Perl
5 12 (1.12%) C++
6 7 (0.65%) VB
6 7 (0.65%) PHP
6 7 (0.65%) PL/SQL
7 6 (0.56%) Python
8 5 (0.46%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.37%) C#
9 4 (0.37%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.37%) MATLAB
10 3 (0.28%) VBScript
10 3 (0.28%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.19%) Ruby
11 2 (0.19%) PeopleCode
12 1 (0.093%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.093%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 89 (8.27%) Degree
2 51 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (3.72%) Security Cleared
4 38 (3.53%) PMI Certification
4 38 (3.53%) CCNP
5 29 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 27 (2.51%) PMP
7 26 (2.42%) CCNA
8 20 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (1.67%) CCIE
10 16 (1.49%) ISEB
11 15 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 15 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 11 (1.02%) HND
13 9 (0.84%) HNC
14 8 (0.74%) ACCA
14 8 (0.74%) CIMA
15 7 (0.65%) ISTQB
15 7 (0.65%) Sun Certification
15 7 (0.65%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.93%) SLA
2 21 (1.95%) QA
3 6 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.37%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.28%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.56%) NFS
2 6 (0.56%) VirtualBox
3 5 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.37%) NDS
5 3 (0.28%) vSphere
5 3 (0.28%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.19%) XenApp
6 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.19%) Firmware
6 2 (0.19%) Samba
6 2 (0.19%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.093%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.093%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 25 (2.32%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (0.84%) OpenView
3 9 (0.84%) Netcool
4 7 (0.65%) HP NNM
5 6 (0.56%) FortiGate
5 6 (0.56%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.56%) NSN NetAct
5 6 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (0.19%) Cacti
8 2 (0.19%) SCCM
8 2 (0.19%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.093%) Nagios
9 1 (0.093%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.093%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.093%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.093%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.093%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 99 (9.20%) Microsoft
2 96 (8.92%) Oracle
3 68 (6.32%) Cisco
4 56 (5.20%) SAP
5 44 (4.09%) HP
6 37 (3.44%) Remedy
7 36 (3.35%) Ericsson
8 31 (2.88%) Huawei
9 29 (2.70%) Nokia
10 22 (2.04%) CheckPoint
11 21 (1.95%) Amdocs
12 20 (1.86%) Adobe
12 20 (1.86%) Juniper
13 17 (1.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 12 (1.12%) VMware
14 12 (1.12%) BMC
15 11 (1.02%) Red Hat
16 9 (0.84%) Mapinfo
16 9 (0.84%) Veritas
16 9 (0.84%) BT
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