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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 58 53 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 19.59% 21.37% 32.53%
As % of the General category 44.27% 41.09% 65.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 33 56
Average daily rate
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£400 £330 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £133 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £493 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-25.30% -27.19%
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
131 129 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 44.26% 52.02% 49.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 79 78
Average daily rate £375 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £190 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £17.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 26 (21.14%) Finance
2 22 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (17.07%) Project Management
4 18 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (13.01%) UNIX
6 15 (12.20%) Remedy
7 14 (11.38%) Linux
8 13 (10.57%) Service Management
9 12 (9.76%) SOAP
9 12 (9.76%) ITIL
9 12 (9.76%) PRINCE2
9 12 (9.76%) Oracle
9 12 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (9.76%) Billing
9 12 (9.76%) Business Analysis
9 12 (9.76%) Degree
10 10 (8.13%) Scrum
10 10 (8.13%) Banking
10 10 (8.13%) Java
11 9 (7.32%) Windows
12 8 (6.50%) MS Excel
12 8 (6.50%) Cisco
12 8 (6.50%) Microsoft
12 8 (6.50%) PMI Certification
12 8 (6.50%) Marketing
13 7 (5.69%) Remedy ITSM
13 7 (5.69%) Programme Management
13 7 (5.69%) VMware
13 7 (5.69%) GIS
13 7 (5.69%) DNS

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (4.88%) ArcGIS
2 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.63%) Lync
2 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.63%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.81%) CMS
3 1 (0.81%) Apache
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.63%) MS Project
2 2 (1.63%) MS Office
2 2 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.81%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 7 (5.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (3.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.81%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Office 365
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.81%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) DNS
1 7 (5.69%) LTE
2 6 (4.88%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (4.88%) Broadband
3 5 (4.07%) Internet
3 5 (4.07%) MGW
4 4 (3.25%) 4G
4 4 (3.25%) FTP
4 4 (3.25%) WAN
4 4 (3.25%) ISUP
4 4 (3.25%) Firewall
4 4 (3.25%) LLU
5 3 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.44%) DAB
5 3 (2.44%) 3G
5 3 (2.44%) LAN
5 3 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.63%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (1.63%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (1.63%) ADSL2+
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.63%) MySQL
4 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.44%) JIRA
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.81%) Selenium
3 1 (0.81%) Hudson
3 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (21.14%) Finance
2 12 (9.76%) Billing
3 10 (8.13%) Banking
4 8 (6.50%) Marketing
5 6 (4.88%) Advertising
6 5 (4.07%) Electronics
7 4 (3.25%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.25%) Retail
8 2 (1.63%) Law
8 2 (1.63%) Legal
8 2 (1.63%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.81%) Publishing
9 1 (0.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (16.26%) Solutions Designer
1 20 (16.26%) Designer
2 16 (13.01%) Analyst
3 15 (12.20%) Project Manager
4 10 (8.13%) Business Analyst
5 8 (6.50%) Developer
6 7 (5.69%) Project Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) Senior Manager
7 6 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (4.88%) Data Manager
7 6 (4.88%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 5 (4.07%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.07%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (3.25%) Consultant
9 4 (3.25%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.25%) Java Developer
10 3 (2.44%) Design Engineer
10 3 (2.44%) Programme Manager
10 3 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.44%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.76%) SOAP
2 5 (4.07%) JSON
2 5 (4.07%) Web Services
3 4 (3.25%) XML
4 2 (1.63%) RESTful
4 2 (1.63%) REST
4 2 (1.63%) J2EE
5 1 (0.81%) Velocity
5 1 (0.81%) LAMP
5 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.81%) CSS
5 1 (0.81%) .NET
5 1 (0.81%) HTML
5 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.81%) Sass
5 1 (0.81%) LESS
5 1 (0.81%) CSS3
5 1 (0.81%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.69%) GIS
2 5 (4.07%) CMDB
2 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.07%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.25%) DTV
4 3 (2.44%) PMI
5 2 (1.63%) Kindle
5 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.81%) PKI
6 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.81%) Physics
6 1 (0.81%) IVR
6 1 (0.81%) Clustering
6 1 (0.81%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.81%) Open Source
6 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.01%) UNIX
2 14 (11.38%) Linux
3 9 (7.32%) Windows
4 6 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.88%) Solaris
5 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.07%) Project Management
3 18 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (10.57%) Service Management
5 12 (9.76%) ITIL
5 12 (9.76%) PRINCE2
5 12 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (9.76%) Business Analysis
6 10 (8.13%) Scrum
7 7 (5.69%) Programme Management
8 6 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (4.88%) Data Modelling
8 6 (4.88%) Validation
8 6 (4.88%) Migration
8 6 (4.88%) TDD
8 6 (4.88%) Data Analysis
9 5 (4.07%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (4.07%) ITSM
9 5 (4.07%) SOA
9 5 (4.07%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.13%) Java
2 6 (4.88%) MATLAB
3 5 (4.07%) Perl
4 4 (3.25%) SQL
5 3 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.81%) Groovy
7 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.81%) PHP
7 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.81%) C
7 1 (0.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (9.76%) Degree
2 8 (6.50%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.07%) PMP
4 4 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.44%) ISEB
6 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.63%) ACCA
6 2 (1.63%) CIMA
6 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.81%) CCVP
7 1 (0.81%) CISA
7 1 (0.81%) CISM
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.81%) CCNP
7 1 (0.81%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) QA
1 3 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.69%) NFS
1 7 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.63%) vSphere
2 2 (1.63%) XenApp
2 2 (1.63%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.63%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) Nagios
1 3 (2.44%) logstash
2 2 (1.63%) SCCM
3 1 (0.81%) Netcool
3 1 (0.81%) OpenView
3 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (12.20%) Remedy
2 12 (9.76%) Oracle
3 8 (6.50%) Cisco
3 8 (6.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.69%) VMware
4 7 (5.69%) SAP
5 6 (4.88%) BMC
5 6 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.88%) Mapinfo
6 5 (4.07%) ComArch
6 5 (4.07%) Redknee
6 5 (4.07%) Citrix
7 4 (3.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 4 (3.25%) Nokia
8 3 (2.44%) Amdocs
8 3 (2.44%) Splunk
9 2 (1.63%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.63%) ProCurve
9 2 (1.63%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.63%) IBM
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