The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 75 58 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 26.22% 22.48% 32.76%
As % of the General category 59.52% 52.25% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 36
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£350 £423 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% +27.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £294 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.25% +18.33%
Telecoms
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

General Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
126 111 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 44.06% 43.02% 54.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 58 57
Average daily rate £350 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £214 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Slough region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Slough region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Slough region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 44 (32.59%) Finance
2 27 (20.00%) Electronics
3 26 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (19.26%) Business Analysis
4 25 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (17.78%) Java
5 24 (17.78%) Marketing
6 23 (17.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (16.30%) Manufacturing
7 22 (16.30%) Programme Management
7 22 (16.30%) SAP
7 22 (16.30%) DNS
8 21 (15.56%) DTV
8 21 (15.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 21 (15.56%) Digital Marketing
8 21 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (14.81%) SOAP
9 20 (14.81%) UNIX
10 19 (14.07%) Project Management
10 19 (14.07%) Cisco
10 19 (14.07%) ISEB
11 17 (12.59%) Degree
11 17 (12.59%) Smart Meter
11 17 (12.59%) PRINCE2
12 16 (11.85%) Linux
12 16 (11.85%) Banking
13 15 (11.11%) HP
13 15 (11.11%) Mobile App
14 14 (10.37%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (10.37%) Software Testing

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (2.22%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.74%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (0.74%) Confluence
2 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.74%) Apache
2 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) MS Project
1 4 (2.96%) MS Office
2 3 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (15.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.74%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Force.com
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.74%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.30%) DNS
2 11 (8.15%) GPRS
3 10 (7.41%) Firewall
3 10 (7.41%) LTE
4 9 (6.67%) 3GPP
5 8 (5.93%) UMTS
5 8 (5.93%) HTTP
5 8 (5.93%) GSM
5 8 (5.93%) 3G
5 8 (5.93%) Network Security
5 8 (5.93%) 4G
6 7 (5.19%) VoLTE
6 7 (5.19%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.44%) IPv6
8 5 (3.70%) 2G
8 5 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (3.70%) SSL
8 5 (3.70%) DAB
8 5 (3.70%) WCDMA
9 4 (2.96%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.48%) MySQL
2 2 (1.48%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.48%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Ant
2 3 (2.22%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (2.22%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.48%) Toad
3 2 (1.48%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.48%) Introscope
3 2 (1.48%) JProfiler
3 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.74%) Hudson
4 1 (0.74%) Gradle
4 1 (0.74%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.74%) JIRA
4 1 (0.74%) Selenium
4 1 (0.74%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.74%) Subversion
4 1 (0.74%) IntelliJ
General
1 44 (32.59%) Finance
2 27 (20.00%) Electronics
3 24 (17.78%) Marketing
4 22 (16.30%) Manufacturing
5 16 (11.85%) Banking
6 13 (9.63%) Advertising
7 6 (4.44%) Billing
8 3 (2.22%) Retail
9 2 (1.48%) Legal
10 1 (0.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (37.04%) Analyst
2 33 (24.44%) Business Analyst
3 19 (14.07%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 15 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (10.37%) Architect
5 14 (10.37%) Project Manager
6 12 (8.89%) Senior Business Analyst
7 11 (8.15%) Designer
8 10 (7.41%) Solutions Designer
8 10 (7.41%) OSS Project Manager
9 9 (6.67%) Test Analyst
10 8 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (5.19%) Project Engineer
12 5 (3.70%) Developer
12 5 (3.70%) Consultant
12 5 (3.70%) Systems Architect
13 4 (2.96%) Test Engineer
13 4 (2.96%) Service Analyst
13 4 (2.96%) Network Analyst
14 3 (2.22%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.81%) SOAP
2 10 (7.41%) .NET
3 8 (5.93%) RESTful
4 7 (5.19%) XML
4 7 (5.19%) J2EE
5 6 (4.44%) Web Services
6 4 (2.96%) Middleware
7 3 (2.22%) JSON
7 3 (2.22%) WAP
7 3 (2.22%) WML
8 2 (1.48%) JDBC
8 2 (1.48%) ODBC
8 2 (1.48%) Visualforce
8 2 (1.48%) REST
9 1 (0.74%) Rendezvous
9 1 (0.74%) CPAN
9 1 (0.74%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.56%) DTV
1 21 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.59%) Smart Meter
3 15 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 13 (9.63%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.22%) CMDB
6 3 (2.22%) PKI
7 2 (1.48%) Firmware
7 2 (1.48%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.48%) Home Automation
8 1 (0.74%) User Experience
8 1 (0.74%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.74%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.74%) Open Source
8 1 (0.74%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.74%) Wiki
8 1 (0.74%) Clustering
8 1 (0.74%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.81%) UNIX
2 16 (11.85%) Linux
3 13 (9.63%) Solaris
4 12 (8.89%) Windows
5 11 (8.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.22%) Android
7 1 (0.74%) CentOS
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.74%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (19.26%) Business Analysis
2 25 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (17.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (16.30%) Programme Management
5 21 (15.56%) Digital Marketing
6 19 (14.07%) Project Management
7 17 (12.59%) PRINCE2
8 14 (10.37%) Software Testing
9 12 (8.89%) CRM
9 12 (8.89%) SOA
10 11 (8.15%) Service Management
11 10 (7.41%) ITIL
11 10 (7.41%) E-Commerce
12 9 (6.67%) Scrum
13 8 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (5.19%) Fault Management
15 6 (4.44%) Incident Management
15 6 (4.44%) Process Management
15 6 (4.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.78%) Java
2 11 (8.15%) Perl
3 5 (3.70%) C
4 4 (2.96%) SQL
5 3 (2.22%) C++
6 2 (1.48%) VB
6 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.48%) Groovy
6 2 (1.48%) Apex Code
6 2 (1.48%) SOQL
6 2 (1.48%) SOSL
7 1 (0.74%) C-shell
7 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.74%) Scala
7 1 (0.74%) Korn
7 1 (0.74%) Ruby
7 1 (0.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (14.07%) ISEB
2 17 (12.59%) Degree
3 14 (10.37%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (8.89%) PMP
4 12 (8.89%) PMI Certification
5 10 (7.41%) CCNA
5 10 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (6.67%) JNCIA
7 7 (5.19%) RHCE
8 5 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.48%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.48%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.74%) IIBA
11 1 (0.74%) CBAP
11 1 (0.74%) CCVP
11 1 (0.74%) CIMA
11 1 (0.74%) CISA
11 1 (0.74%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.74%) BS25999
3 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.89%) NFS
2 2 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.74%) Xen
3 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.48%) nmon
3 1 (0.74%) YUM
3 1 (0.74%) Puppet
3 1 (0.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (16.30%) SAP
2 19 (14.07%) Cisco
3 15 (11.11%) HP
4 12 (8.89%) Juniper
5 11 (8.15%) Red Hat
6 10 (7.41%) Citrix
6 10 (7.41%) Sun
6 10 (7.41%) Redknee
7 9 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (6.67%) Remedy
8 6 (4.44%) Siebel
9 5 (3.70%) Oracle
10 4 (2.96%) F5
11 3 (2.22%) BMC
12 2 (1.48%) Microsoft
12 2 (1.48%) Teradata
12 2 (1.48%) Google
12 2 (1.48%) NetCracker
12 2 (1.48%) Metastorm
12 2 (1.48%) Amdocs
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