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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 81 55 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 29.24% 21.32% 29.65%
As % of the General category 60.90% 45.83% 47.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 31 29
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£350 £430 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +30.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £315 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-40.84% +14.51%
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
133 120 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 48.01% 46.51% 62.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 61 72
Average daily rate £350 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £243 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 August 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 August 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 45 (33.09%) Finance
2 27 (19.85%) Electronics
2 27 (19.85%) Business Analysis
3 26 (19.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (19.12%) Marketing
4 23 (16.91%) SAP
5 22 (16.18%) Java
5 22 (16.18%) Project Management
5 22 (16.18%) Manufacturing
5 22 (16.18%) Programme Management
6 21 (15.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 21 (15.44%) DTV
6 21 (15.44%) Digital Marketing
7 19 (13.97%) DNS
8 18 (13.24%) SOAP
8 18 (13.24%) PRINCE2
8 18 (13.24%) UNIX
8 18 (13.24%) Degree
9 17 (12.50%) ISEB
9 17 (12.50%) Banking
10 15 (11.03%) Advertising
10 15 (11.03%) HP
10 15 (11.03%) Cisco
10 15 (11.03%) Linux
10 15 (11.03%) Smart Meter
11 13 (9.56%) Service Management
11 13 (9.56%) Software Testing
11 13 (9.56%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (8.82%) PMP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (2.21%) WebLogic
1 3 (2.21%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.74%) Apache
2 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.74%) CMS
2 1 (0.74%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (0.74%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Spreadsheet
1 6 (4.41%) MS Office
2 5 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.94%) MS Project
4 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (15.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.74%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.47%) Force.com
2 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.74%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.97%) DNS
2 11 (8.09%) GPRS
3 10 (7.35%) LTE
4 9 (6.62%) 3GPP
5 8 (5.88%) 4G
5 8 (5.88%) UMTS
5 8 (5.88%) GSM
5 8 (5.88%) HTTP
6 7 (5.15%) 3G
6 7 (5.15%) Firewall
6 7 (5.15%) VoLTE
7 6 (4.41%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.41%) IPv6
8 5 (3.68%) SSL
8 5 (3.68%) Internet
8 5 (3.68%) WCDMA
8 5 (3.68%) DAB
8 5 (3.68%) Network Security
9 4 (2.94%) SIGTRAN
9 4 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.47%) MySQL
2 2 (1.47%) DataStage
3 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.74%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Ant
2 3 (2.21%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (2.21%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.21%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (1.47%) JProfiler
3 2 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.47%) Introscope
3 2 (1.47%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.47%) Toad
4 1 (0.74%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.74%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.74%) Subversion
4 1 (0.74%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.74%) Selenium
4 1 (0.74%) JIRA
4 1 (0.74%) Gradle
4 1 (0.74%) Hudson
4 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
General
1 45 (33.09%) Finance
2 27 (19.85%) Electronics
3 26 (19.12%) Marketing
4 22 (16.18%) Manufacturing
5 17 (12.50%) Banking
6 15 (11.03%) Advertising
7 3 (2.21%) Retail
7 3 (2.21%) Billing
8 2 (1.47%) Legal
9 1 (0.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (36.03%) Analyst
2 33 (24.26%) Business Analyst
3 19 (13.97%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 17 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 17 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 14 (10.29%) Senior Business Analyst
6 13 (9.56%) Architect
7 10 (7.35%) OSS Project Manager
8 8 (5.88%) Designer
8 8 (5.88%) Test Analyst
8 8 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (5.15%) Project Engineer
9 7 (5.15%) Solutions Designer
10 5 (3.68%) Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Systems Architect
11 4 (2.94%) Coordinator
11 4 (2.94%) Consultant
11 4 (2.94%) Service Analyst
11 4 (2.94%) Network Analyst
12 3 (2.21%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.24%) SOAP
2 11 (8.09%) .NET
3 7 (5.15%) J2EE
3 7 (5.15%) XML
3 7 (5.15%) RESTful
4 6 (4.41%) Web Services
5 4 (2.94%) Middleware
6 3 (2.21%) WML
6 3 (2.21%) WAP
6 3 (2.21%) JSON
7 2 (1.47%) Visualforce
7 2 (1.47%) REST
7 2 (1.47%) JDBC
7 2 (1.47%) ODBC
8 1 (0.74%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.74%) CPAN
8 1 (0.74%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.74%) CSS
8 1 (0.74%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.44%) DTV
2 15 (11.03%) Smart Meter
3 11 (8.09%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.09%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.21%) PKI
5 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.21%) CMDB
6 2 (1.47%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.47%) Home Automation
6 2 (1.47%) Physics
6 2 (1.47%) Firmware
7 1 (0.74%) Clustering
7 1 (0.74%) IVR
7 1 (0.74%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.74%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.74%) Wiki
7 1 (0.74%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.74%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.24%) UNIX
2 15 (11.03%) Linux
3 12 (8.82%) Solaris
4 11 (8.09%) Windows
5 9 (6.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.21%) Android
6 3 (2.21%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.74%) AIX
7 1 (0.74%) HPUX
7 1 (0.74%) CentOS
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.85%) Business Analysis
2 26 (19.12%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (16.18%) Project Management
3 22 (16.18%) Programme Management
4 21 (15.44%) Digital Marketing
5 18 (13.24%) PRINCE2
6 13 (9.56%) Service Management
6 13 (9.56%) Software Testing
7 12 (8.82%) ITIL
8 10 (7.35%) CRM
8 10 (7.35%) SOA
9 9 (6.62%) Scrum
10 7 (5.15%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (4.41%) Fault Management
11 6 (4.41%) User Stories
11 6 (4.41%) Migration
12 5 (3.68%) Risk Management
12 5 (3.68%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.18%) Java
2 9 (6.62%) Perl
3 5 (3.68%) C
4 4 (2.94%) SQL
5 3 (2.21%) C++
6 2 (1.47%) Apex Code
6 2 (1.47%) Groovy
6 2 (1.47%) VB
6 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.74%) C#
7 1 (0.74%) Korn
7 1 (0.74%) Ruby
7 1 (0.74%) Scala
7 1 (0.74%) C-shell
7 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (13.24%) Degree
2 17 (12.50%) ISEB
3 13 (9.56%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (8.82%) PMP
4 12 (8.82%) PMI Certification
5 9 (6.62%) CCNA
5 9 (6.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (5.15%) JNCIA
7 5 (3.68%) RHCE
7 5 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.47%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.47%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.74%) CCNP
10 1 (0.74%) CCIP
10 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.74%) CNE
10 1 (0.74%) Novell Certification
10 1 (0.74%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) BS25999
3 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (7.35%) NFS
2 2 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.74%) Xen
3 1 (0.74%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 11 (8.09%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.47%) nmon
3 1 (0.74%) Nagios
3 1 (0.74%) Puppet
3 1 (0.74%) YUM
Vendors
1 23 (16.91%) SAP
2 15 (11.03%) HP
2 15 (11.03%) Cisco
3 10 (7.35%) Juniper
3 10 (7.35%) Remedy
4 9 (6.62%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.62%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (5.88%) Redknee
5 8 (5.88%) Citrix
5 8 (5.88%) Sun
6 6 (4.41%) Oracle
6 6 (4.41%) Siebel
7 4 (2.94%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.21%) BMC
8 3 (2.21%) Metastorm
8 3 (2.21%) F5
9 2 (1.47%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 2 (1.47%) Comptel
9 2 (1.47%) Google
9 2 (1.47%) NetCracker
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