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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 4 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 57 63 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 19.39% 23.77% 31.07%
As % of the General category 45.97% 54.31% 56.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 43
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£350 £423 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% +34.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £305 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £550 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £29.59 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-30.70% +9.57%
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
124 116 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 42.18% 43.77% 54.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 66 61
Average daily rate £375 £415 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +23.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £282 £260
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 4 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £41.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.12% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 46 (35.11%) Finance
2 24 (18.32%) Electronics
3 23 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (16.79%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (16.03%) Project Management
5 21 (16.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (16.03%) Business Analysis
5 21 (16.03%) Marketing
5 21 (16.03%) Degree
6 20 (15.27%) Programme Management
7 19 (14.50%) Manufacturing
7 19 (14.50%) Cisco
7 19 (14.50%) SAP
8 18 (13.74%) PRINCE2
8 18 (13.74%) DTV
8 18 (13.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 18 (13.74%) Digital Marketing
8 18 (13.74%) Smart Meter
8 18 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (12.98%) Java
9 17 (12.98%) DNS
10 15 (11.45%) SOAP
10 15 (11.45%) Linux
10 15 (11.45%) ISEB
11 14 (10.69%) UNIX
11 14 (10.69%) Banking
11 14 (10.69%) Mobile App
12 13 (9.92%) HP
13 12 (9.16%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (9.16%) PMP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 4 (3.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.76%) Node.js
2 1 (0.76%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.82%) MS Project
1 5 (3.82%) MS Office
2 3 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (13.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.76%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.76%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.76%) Force.com
1 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.98%) DNS
2 10 (7.63%) GPRS
2 10 (7.63%) LTE
2 10 (7.63%) 4G
3 9 (6.87%) 3G
4 8 (6.11%) 3GPP
4 8 (6.11%) UMTS
4 8 (6.11%) Internet
4 8 (6.11%) Firewall
5 7 (5.34%) GSM
6 6 (4.58%) Network Security
6 6 (4.58%) VoLTE
7 5 (3.82%) Wireless
7 5 (3.82%) IPv6
7 5 (3.82%) DAB
7 5 (3.82%) HTTP
7 5 (3.82%) SSL
8 4 (3.05%) WCDMA
8 4 (3.05%) MPLS
8 4 (3.05%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.29%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.29%) MySQL
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.76%) MS Access
3 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.76%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Ant
2 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.76%) JProfiler
2 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.76%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (0.76%) Introscope
2 1 (0.76%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.76%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.76%) Toad
General
1 46 (35.11%) Finance
2 24 (18.32%) Electronics
3 21 (16.03%) Marketing
4 19 (14.50%) Manufacturing
5 14 (10.69%) Banking
6 8 (6.11%) Advertising
7 7 (5.34%) Billing
8 3 (2.29%) Legal
8 3 (2.29%) Retail
9 1 (0.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (31.30%) Analyst
2 27 (20.61%) Business Analyst
3 16 (12.21%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 14 (10.69%) Project Manager
5 12 (9.16%) Architect
5 12 (9.16%) Designer
6 11 (8.40%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (7.63%) Solutions Designer
7 10 (7.63%) OSS Project Manager
8 8 (6.11%) Senior Business Analyst
8 8 (6.11%) Project Engineer
9 7 (5.34%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (5.34%) Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) Consultant
12 4 (3.05%) Service Analyst
12 4 (3.05%) Test Engineer
12 4 (3.05%) Systems Architect
13 3 (2.29%) Vendor Manager
13 3 (2.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.45%) SOAP
2 7 (5.34%) RESTful
3 6 (4.58%) .NET
4 5 (3.82%) J2EE
4 5 (3.82%) Web Services
5 4 (3.05%) XML
6 3 (2.29%) Middleware
6 3 (2.29%) WML
6 3 (2.29%) WAP
7 2 (1.53%) JSON
7 2 (1.53%) REST
8 1 (0.76%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.76%) HTML5
8 1 (0.76%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.76%) HTML
8 1 (0.76%) ODBC
8 1 (0.76%) CSS
8 1 (0.76%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.74%) DTV
1 18 (13.74%) Smart Meter
1 18 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.69%) Mobile App
3 12 (9.16%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.29%) User Experience
4 3 (2.29%) CMDB
5 2 (1.53%) PKI
5 2 (1.53%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.53%) Open Source
5 2 (1.53%) Home Automation
6 1 (0.76%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.76%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.76%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.76%) STB
6 1 (0.76%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.45%) Linux
2 14 (10.69%) UNIX
3 9 (6.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (6.87%) Solaris
4 7 (5.34%) Windows
5 4 (3.05%) Android
5 4 (3.05%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (16.79%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (16.03%) Project Management
3 21 (16.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (16.03%) Business Analysis
4 20 (15.27%) Programme Management
5 18 (13.74%) PRINCE2
5 18 (13.74%) Digital Marketing
6 11 (8.40%) Service Management
6 11 (8.40%) CRM
6 11 (8.40%) SOA
7 10 (7.63%) E-Commerce
7 10 (7.63%) ITIL
7 10 (7.63%) Software Testing
8 9 (6.87%) Scrum
9 8 (6.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (5.34%) User Stories
11 6 (4.58%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.58%) Information Security
11 6 (4.58%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.98%) Java
2 8 (6.11%) Perl
3 3 (2.29%) Groovy
3 3 (2.29%) SQL
3 3 (2.29%) C
4 2 (1.53%) C++
4 2 (1.53%) VB
5 1 (0.76%) SOQL
5 1 (0.76%) SOSL
5 1 (0.76%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.76%) Scala
5 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.76%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.76%) Embedded C++
5 1 (0.76%) VBA
5 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (16.03%) Degree
2 15 (11.45%) ISEB
3 12 (9.16%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (9.16%) PMP
3 12 (9.16%) PMI Certification
4 8 (6.11%) CCNA
4 8 (6.11%) JNCIA
4 8 (6.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (4.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (4.58%) RHCE
6 5 (3.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.76%) IIBA
7 1 (0.76%) CBAP
7 1 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.76%) CCNP
7 1 (0.76%) CCIP
7 1 (0.76%) CISSP
7 1 (0.76%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.76%) BS25999
2 1 (0.76%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.87%) NFS
2 2 (1.53%) Firmware
3 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (7.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.76%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.76%) nmon
Vendors
1 19 (14.50%) Cisco
1 19 (14.50%) SAP
2 13 (9.92%) HP
3 11 (8.40%) Juniper
4 9 (6.87%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.11%) Citrix
5 8 (6.11%) Sun
5 8 (6.11%) Redknee
6 6 (4.58%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.82%) Remedy
8 4 (3.05%) F5
9 3 (2.29%) BMC
9 3 (2.29%) Siebel
9 3 (2.29%) Oracle
9 3 (2.29%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.53%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.53%) Comptel
10 2 (1.53%) NetCracker
10 2 (1.53%) Amdocs
10 2 (1.53%) Ab Initio
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