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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 599 737 1042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.85% 30.07% 33.56%
As % of the General category 47.43% 62.35% 67.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 197 209
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £214 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £444 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +60.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-36.36% -11.29%
General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1263 1182 1555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.96% 48.23% 50.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 398 450
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £456 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 56 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.83 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £32.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -4 153 £375 +28.75% 40
Newbury 0 71 £400 +25.00% 16
Slough -2 56 £330 +0.76% 2
Bracknell +15 39 £352 -15.94% 2
Maidenhead +3 28 £295 +13.46% 7
Windsor - 8 - -
Wokingham - - - -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 152 (13.49%) Finance
2 149 (13.22%) Project Management
3 132 (11.71%) 3G
4 119 (10.56%) Degree
5 118 (10.47%) ITIL
6 105 (9.32%) Oracle
7 99 (8.78%) UNIX
8 98 (8.70%) Cisco
9 87 (7.72%) Change Management
9 87 (7.72%) 2G
10 84 (7.45%) MS Excel
10 84 (7.45%) LTE
11 82 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 81 (7.19%) Windows
13 79 (7.01%) CRM
14 74 (6.57%) PRINCE2
14 74 (6.57%) MS Office
14 74 (6.57%) SQL
15 73 (6.48%) MPLS
16 72 (6.39%) Billing
17 71 (6.30%) Firewall
18 70 (6.21%) Marketing
19 67 (5.94%) Radio Access Network
20 65 (5.77%) Java
20 65 (5.77%) Ethernet
21 64 (5.68%) 4G
22 63 (5.59%) Problem Management
23 62 (5.50%) Migration
24 61 (5.41%) Linux
25 59 (5.24%) Huawei

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 29 (2.57%) WebLogic
2 20 (1.77%) Apache
3 18 (1.60%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.24%) Tomcat
4 14 (1.24%) IIS
5 13 (1.15%) Lync
6 9 (0.80%) Live Communications Server
7 7 (0.62%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.53%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.53%) CMS
8 6 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.18%) SAS
9 2 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 1 (0.089%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.089%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.089%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.089%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.089%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.089%) Confluence
Applications
1 84 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 74 (6.57%) MS Office
3 42 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 23 (2.04%) MS Project
6 11 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.62%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.44%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.35%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.80%) Oracle BRM
3 8 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.35%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.089%) SAP EWM
7 1 (0.089%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.089%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.089%) SAP LE
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.089%) Agresso
7 1 (0.089%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.089%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.089%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.089%) Metrica
7 1 (0.089%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.089%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.089%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.35%) SaaS
3 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.089%) Force.com
4 1 (0.089%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.089%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 132 (11.71%) 3G
2 87 (7.72%) 2G
3 84 (7.45%) LTE
4 73 (6.48%) MPLS
5 71 (6.30%) Firewall
6 67 (5.94%) Radio Access Network
7 65 (5.77%) Ethernet
8 64 (5.68%) 4G
9 56 (4.97%) SDH
10 53 (4.70%) DNS
11 52 (4.61%) ATM
12 51 (4.53%) Internet
13 44 (3.90%) VPN
14 42 (3.73%) SS7
15 41 (3.64%) OSPF
16 36 (3.19%) TCP/IP
17 34 (3.02%) GSM
17 34 (3.02%) BGP
17 34 (3.02%) MGW
18 28 (2.48%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (2.04%) Oracle Database
2 22 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (1.33%) Relational Database
4 13 (1.15%) MySQL
5 12 (1.06%) MS Access
6 9 (0.80%) DataStage
7 8 (0.71%) SQL Server
8 6 (0.53%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.44%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.35%) DB2
10 4 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.35%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.18%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.18%) Big Data
12 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.18%) BusinessObjects XI
13 1 (0.089%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 1 (0.089%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (1.06%) Selenium
2 7 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (0.44%) Eclipse
3 5 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (0.44%) Subversion
3 5 (0.44%) Axure RP
4 4 (0.35%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.27%) Ranorex
5 3 (0.27%) NUnit
5 3 (0.27%) WinRunner
5 3 (0.27%) TestDirector
5 3 (0.27%) Ant
6 2 (0.18%) JUnit
6 2 (0.18%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.18%) Rational Performance Tester
6 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.089%) Grunt
7 1 (0.089%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.089%) JProfiler
7 1 (0.089%) LoadUI
General
1 152 (13.49%) Finance
2 72 (6.39%) Billing
3 70 (6.21%) Marketing
4 43 (3.82%) Banking
5 37 (3.28%) Retail
6 28 (2.48%) Front Office
7 27 (2.40%) Legal
8 21 (1.86%) Back Office
9 17 (1.51%) Advertising
10 12 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.06%) Electronics
11 5 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
12 4 (0.35%) Interactive Media
12 4 (0.35%) Law
13 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.18%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.089%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.089%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 150 (13.31%) Analyst
2 114 (10.12%) Project Manager
3 86 (7.63%) Architect
4 69 (6.12%) Business Analyst
5 53 (4.70%) Consultant
6 48 (4.26%) Design Engineer
7 44 (3.90%) Developer
7 44 (3.90%) Delivery Manager
8 43 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
9 39 (3.46%) Designer
10 38 (3.37%) NOC Engineer
11 37 (3.28%) Coordinator
12 32 (2.84%) Network Engineer
12 32 (2.84%) Test Engineer
13 28 (2.48%) Project Coordinator
14 27 (2.40%) Change Manager
15 25 (2.22%) Service Manager
16 23 (2.04%) Data Analyst
17 22 (1.95%) Telecoms Business Analyst
17 22 (1.95%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.28%) HTML
2 29 (2.57%) Web Services
3 25 (2.22%) .NET
4 24 (2.13%) XML
5 20 (1.77%) SOAP
5 20 (1.77%) J2EE
5 20 (1.77%) CSS
6 15 (1.33%) JSON
7 14 (1.24%) REST
8 13 (1.15%) jQuery
9 11 (0.98%) HTML5
10 10 (0.89%) CSS3
11 9 (0.80%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (0.71%) WSDL
13 7 (0.62%) Middleware
13 7 (0.62%) Ajax
14 6 (0.53%) Struts
14 6 (0.53%) JMS
14 6 (0.53%) Struts2
15 5 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 29 (2.57%) Management Information System
2 22 (1.95%) Computer Science
3 15 (1.33%) IPTV
4 14 (1.24%) Physics
4 14 (1.24%) Mobile App
5 10 (0.89%) DTV
6 8 (0.71%) Blackberry
6 8 (0.71%) PKI
6 8 (0.71%) Social Media
6 8 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (0.53%) PMI
8 5 (0.44%) Handset
8 5 (0.44%) Replication
8 5 (0.44%) Smart Meter
8 5 (0.44%) iPhone
9 4 (0.35%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (0.35%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle Exalytics
10 3 (0.27%) FMCG
10 3 (0.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 99 (8.78%) UNIX
2 81 (7.19%) Windows
3 61 (5.41%) Linux
4 22 (1.95%) Solaris
5 15 (1.33%) AIX
6 13 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (0.89%) HPUX
9 8 (0.71%) Android
10 7 (0.62%) Windows 2000
10 7 (0.62%) Windows NT
11 6 (0.53%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.53%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.35%) VMS
13 2 (0.18%) OpenVMS
13 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.089%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.089%) CentOS
14 1 (0.089%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (13.22%) Project Management
2 118 (10.47%) ITIL
3 87 (7.72%) Change Management
4 82 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 79 (7.01%) CRM
6 74 (6.57%) PRINCE2
7 63 (5.59%) Problem Management
8 62 (5.50%) Migration
9 57 (5.06%) Service Management
10 56 (4.97%) Configuration Management
11 54 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
12 53 (4.70%) Service Delivery
13 48 (4.26%) Fault Management
14 41 (3.64%) Performance Management
15 40 (3.55%) Network Design
16 39 (3.46%) Business Analysis
17 34 (3.02%) SOA
18 30 (2.66%) Network Architecture
18 30 (2.66%) Continuous Improvement
19 29 (2.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 74 (6.57%) SQL
2 65 (5.77%) Java
3 28 (2.48%) C
4 26 (2.31%) Perl
5 25 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 19 (1.69%) C#
7 18 (1.60%) Shell Script
8 17 (1.51%) VB
9 15 (1.33%) PL/SQL
10 8 (0.71%) VBA
11 5 (0.44%) PHP
11 5 (0.44%) C++
11 5 (0.44%) Ruby
12 4 (0.35%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.18%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.18%) Korn
13 2 (0.18%) Groovy
13 2 (0.18%) RPG
13 2 (0.18%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.089%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 119 (10.56%) Degree
2 55 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 44 (3.90%) SC Cleared
4 39 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
6 20 (1.77%) PMI Certification
7 19 (1.69%) CCNA
8 15 (1.33%) CCNP
8 15 (1.33%) ISEB
8 15 (1.33%) PMP
9 14 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 13 (1.15%) CISSP
10 13 (1.15%) CCIE
11 11 (0.98%) HND
11 11 (0.98%) CIMA
12 10 (0.89%) BC Cleared
13 9 (0.80%) MCTS
13 9 (0.80%) CISA
13 9 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (0.71%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.99%) SLA
2 18 (1.60%) QA
3 7 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.089%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.089%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.089%) BS25999
5 1 (0.089%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 7 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (0.27%) NFS
4 3 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.18%) vSphere
5 2 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.18%) Veritas File System
5 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.089%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.089%) Xen
6 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.089%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 23 (2.04%) Tivoli
2 11 (0.98%) Netcool
3 9 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (0.71%) Ionix
4 8 (0.71%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 8 (0.71%) Netcool/Webtop
4 8 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.62%) NSN NetAct
6 6 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (0.53%) CiscoWorks
7 5 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.27%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.18%) Windows Storage Server
9 2 (0.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (0.18%) Nagios
9 2 (0.18%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.089%) nmon
10 1 (0.089%) Puppet
10 1 (0.089%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.089%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 105 (9.32%) Oracle
2 98 (8.70%) Cisco
3 59 (5.24%) Huawei
4 55 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 47 (4.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 41 (3.64%) SAP
7 38 (3.37%) Juniper
8 33 (2.93%) CheckPoint
9 27 (2.40%) Remedy
10 26 (2.31%) IBM
11 25 (2.22%) Nokia
12 24 (2.13%) BT
13 22 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
14 20 (1.77%) HP
14 20 (1.77%) Business Objects
15 18 (1.60%) Velocent
16 16 (1.42%) Siebel
16 16 (1.42%) Nortel
17 14 (1.24%) Ericsson
17 14 (1.24%) Red Hat
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