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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 53 73 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 18.47% 28.63% 23.40%
As % of the General category 41.09% 57.03% 49.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 30
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£310 £331 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £240 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £476 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.10 £24.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-41.25% -32.39%
Telecoms
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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
129 128 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 44.95% 50.20% 47.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 70 56
Average daily rate £320 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 23 (20.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (19.64%) Finance
2 22 (19.64%) Project Management
3 15 (13.39%) ITIL
3 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (12.50%) Remedy
5 13 (11.61%) Service Management
6 12 (10.71%) 3G
7 11 (9.82%) PMI Certification
7 11 (9.82%) PRINCE2
7 11 (9.82%) 4G
7 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (8.93%) LTE
8 10 (8.93%) Degree
9 9 (8.04%) Banking
9 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
9 9 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (8.04%) Radio Access Network
10 8 (7.14%) WAN
10 8 (7.14%) Billing
10 8 (7.14%) Business Analysis
11 7 (6.25%) Data Analysis
11 7 (6.25%) Validation
11 7 (6.25%) Cisco
11 7 (6.25%) Microsoft
11 7 (6.25%) Linux
11 7 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (6.25%) PMP
11 7 (6.25%) Mapinfo
12 6 (5.36%) Internet

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (4.46%) ArcGIS
2 4 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.79%) Lync
3 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.89%) SAS
4 1 (0.89%) CMS
4 1 (0.89%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) MS Project
2 3 (2.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.89%) RoboHelp
3 1 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.68%) Remedy AR System
2 3 (2.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.89%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) SaaS
1 1 (0.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.71%) 3G
2 11 (9.82%) 4G
3 10 (8.93%) LTE
4 9 (8.04%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (7.14%) WAN
6 6 (5.36%) Ethernet
6 6 (5.36%) Internet
7 5 (4.46%) Firewall
7 5 (4.46%) 2G
7 5 (4.46%) VPN
7 5 (4.46%) UMTS
8 4 (3.57%) Broadband
8 4 (3.57%) DNS
8 4 (3.57%) VLAN
9 3 (2.68%) Network Security
9 3 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.68%) MGW
9 3 (2.68%) FTP
9 3 (2.68%) GPRS
9 3 (2.68%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.89%) Big Data
3 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.89%) MySQL
3 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) JIRA
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.89%) Hudson
General
1 22 (19.64%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Banking
3 8 (7.14%) Billing
4 6 (5.36%) Marketing
5 4 (3.57%) Electronics
6 3 (2.68%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.68%) Retail
6 3 (2.68%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.68%) Legal
6 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.79%) Advertising
7 2 (1.79%) Back Office
7 2 (1.79%) Law
8 1 (0.89%) Publishing
8 1 (0.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (14.29%) Analyst
1 16 (14.29%) Designer
2 15 (13.39%) Project Manager
3 14 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
4 7 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (5.36%) Support Engineer
5 6 (5.36%) Business Analyst
6 5 (4.46%) Senior Manager
6 5 (4.46%) Data Manager
7 4 (3.57%) Product Manager
7 4 (3.57%) Test Leader
7 4 (3.57%) IP Engineer
8 3 (2.68%) Contracts Manager
8 3 (2.68%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 3 (2.68%) Technical Manager
8 3 (2.68%) Service Manager
8 3 (2.68%) Author
8 3 (2.68%) Technical Author
8 3 (2.68%) Test Analyst
8 3 (2.68%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.46%) SOAP
1 5 (4.46%) Web Services
2 4 (3.57%) JSON
3 3 (2.68%) REST
3 3 (2.68%) XML
4 2 (1.79%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.89%) RESTful
5 1 (0.89%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.36%) GIS
3 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.46%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.57%) PMI
4 4 (3.57%) CMDB
4 4 (3.57%) Smart Meter
5 3 (2.68%) DTV
6 2 (1.79%) Statistics
6 2 (1.79%) Kindle
6 2 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.89%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.89%) User Experience
7 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.89%) Handset
7 1 (0.89%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.25%) Linux
2 5 (4.46%) UNIX
2 5 (4.46%) Windows
3 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.89%) SUSE
4 1 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (19.64%) Project Management
3 15 (13.39%) ITIL
3 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.61%) Service Management
5 11 (9.82%) PRINCE2
6 9 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 7 (6.25%) Data Analysis
8 7 (6.25%) Validation
9 6 (5.36%) Network Design
9 6 (5.36%) Release Management
9 6 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (4.46%) Migration
10 5 (4.46%) Change Management
10 5 (4.46%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.46%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (3.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 4 (3.57%) System Integration Testing
11 4 (3.57%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.46%) MATLAB
2 4 (3.57%) SQL
3 3 (2.68%) C
4 2 (1.79%) Java
4 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.89%) VBA
5 1 (0.89%) Perl
5 1 (0.89%) PHP
5 1 (0.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (9.82%) PMI Certification
2 10 (8.93%) Degree
3 7 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (6.25%) PMP
4 4 (3.57%) ISEB
5 3 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.89%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.89%) CISSP
6 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.89%) MCSE
6 1 (0.89%) MCSA
6 1 (0.89%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) NFS
1 4 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.79%) XenApp
3 2 (1.79%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.79%) vSphere
3 2 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.79%) Samba
4 1 (0.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) Netcool
2 2 (1.79%) SCCM
3 1 (0.89%) Cacti
3 1 (0.89%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (12.50%) Remedy
2 7 (6.25%) Cisco
2 7 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.25%) Mapinfo
3 6 (5.36%) Oracle
3 6 (5.36%) Ericsson
4 5 (4.46%) Nokia
4 5 (4.46%) BMC
4 5 (4.46%) HP
5 4 (3.57%) SAP
5 4 (3.57%) VMware
5 4 (3.57%) Amdocs
6 3 (2.68%) ComArch
6 3 (2.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (1.79%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.79%) Cramer
7 2 (1.79%) ProCurve
7 2 (1.79%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.79%) Brocade
7 2 (1.79%) Adobe
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