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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 48 83 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 16.78% 30.40% 19.22%
As % of the General category 37.80% 62.41% 44.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 42 27
Average daily rate
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£340 £349 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -18.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £240 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £473 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.88 £21.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-33.92% -40.84%
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
127 133 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 44.41% 48.72% 43.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 72 57
Average daily rate £335 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £470 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £29.75 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 19 (18.63%) Finance
2 16 (15.69%) ITIL
3 15 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (13.73%) Remedy
4 14 (13.73%) Project Management
5 12 (11.76%) 3G
5 12 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (10.78%) 4G
6 11 (10.78%) Service Management
7 10 (9.80%) Oracle
8 9 (8.82%) Banking
9 8 (7.84%) CMDB
9 8 (7.84%) Remedy ITSM
9 8 (7.84%) Web Services
9 8 (7.84%) UNIX
9 8 (7.84%) MS Excel
9 8 (7.84%) UMTS
9 8 (7.84%) BMC
9 8 (7.84%) PMI Certification
10 7 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.86%) Cisco
10 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
10 7 (6.86%) Linux
10 7 (6.86%) PRINCE2
10 7 (6.86%) SQL
10 7 (6.86%) Remedy AR System
10 7 (6.86%) ITSM
10 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database
10 7 (6.86%) Radio Access Network

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (3.92%) MS Exchange
1 4 (3.92%) Lync
2 3 (2.94%) ArcGIS
3 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.98%) CMS
4 1 (0.98%) SAS
4 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.94%) MS Project
2 3 (2.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (6.86%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.98%) Unica
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) SaaS
1 1 (0.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.76%) 3G
2 11 (10.78%) 4G
3 8 (7.84%) UMTS
4 7 (6.86%) Radio Access Network
4 7 (6.86%) LTE
5 6 (5.88%) WAN
5 6 (5.88%) GPRS
5 6 (5.88%) VPN
5 6 (5.88%) Firewall
6 5 (4.90%) SS7
6 5 (4.90%) 2G
7 4 (3.92%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.92%) Ethernet
7 4 (3.92%) FTP
7 4 (3.92%) GSM
7 4 (3.92%) Diameter Protocol
7 4 (3.92%) Network Security
7 4 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.92%) VLAN
8 3 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.98%) Big Data
3 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.94%) JIRA
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.98%) Toad
3 1 (0.98%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.98%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.98%) Introscope
3 1 (0.98%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.98%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (0.98%) JProfiler
3 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (18.63%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Banking
3 6 (5.88%) Marketing
4 4 (3.92%) Billing
5 3 (2.94%) Electronics
5 3 (2.94%) Retail
5 3 (2.94%) Legal
5 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.96%) Back Office
6 2 (1.96%) Law
7 1 (0.98%) Advertising
7 1 (0.98%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (15.69%) Designer
2 13 (12.75%) Analyst
2 13 (12.75%) Solutions Designer
3 10 (9.80%) Project Manager
4 9 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 6 (5.88%) IP Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Consultant
7 4 (3.92%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) Test Leader
7 4 (3.92%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (2.94%) Data Manager
8 3 (2.94%) Contracts Manager
8 3 (2.94%) Network Manager
8 3 (2.94%) Product Manager
8 3 (2.94%) Network Project Manager
8 3 (2.94%) Author
8 3 (2.94%) Technical Author
8 3 (2.94%) Test Analyst
8 3 (2.94%) Senior Manager
8 3 (2.94%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.84%) Web Services
2 4 (3.92%) SOAP
3 3 (2.94%) JSON
3 3 (2.94%) REST
3 3 (2.94%) XML
4 2 (1.96%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.98%) JDBC
5 1 (0.98%) ODBC
5 1 (0.98%) Swing
5 1 (0.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.84%) CMDB
3 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.90%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (2.94%) PMI
4 3 (2.94%) DTV
4 3 (2.94%) GIS
4 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.96%) Statistics
5 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.96%) Kindle
6 1 (0.98%) User Experience
6 1 (0.98%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.98%) Telematics
6 1 (0.98%) Handset
6 1 (0.98%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.84%) UNIX
2 7 (6.86%) Linux
3 5 (4.90%) Solaris
4 4 (3.92%) Windows
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.98%) SUSE
6 1 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.69%) ITIL
2 15 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (13.73%) Project Management
4 11 (10.78%) Service Management
5 7 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (6.86%) PRINCE2
5 7 (6.86%) ITSM
6 6 (5.88%) Network Design
7 5 (4.90%) Data Analysis
7 5 (4.90%) Release Management
7 5 (4.90%) Validation
7 5 (4.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.90%) Change Control
8 4 (3.92%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.92%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (3.92%) Change Management
8 4 (3.92%) Information Security
8 4 (3.92%) RAD
8 4 (3.92%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.86%) SQL
2 4 (3.92%) C
3 3 (2.94%) MATLAB
4 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.96%) C++
4 2 (1.96%) Java
4 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.98%) VB
5 1 (0.98%) VBA
5 1 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (7.84%) PMI Certification
2 6 (5.88%) Degree
3 5 (4.90%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.90%) PMP
4 3 (2.94%) ISEB
5 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.98%) CISSP
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.98%) MCSE
6 1 (0.98%) MCSA
6 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) SLA
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.94%) NFS
3 2 (1.96%) Samba
3 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.96%) XenApp
3 2 (1.96%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.96%) vSphere
3 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.98%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Netcool
2 2 (1.96%) SCCM
3 1 (0.98%) Cacti
3 1 (0.98%) nmon
3 1 (0.98%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Remedy
2 10 (9.80%) Oracle
3 8 (7.84%) BMC
4 7 (6.86%) Cisco
4 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.88%) Ericsson
6 5 (4.90%) CheckPoint
6 5 (4.90%) Mapinfo
6 5 (4.90%) HP
7 4 (3.92%) Nokia
7 4 (3.92%) Amdocs
8 3 (2.94%) VMware
8 3 (2.94%) Sybase
8 3 (2.94%) SAP
9 2 (1.96%) Adobe
9 2 (1.96%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.96%) Brocade
9 2 (1.96%) Crossbeam
9 2 (1.96%) ComArch
9 2 (1.96%) ProCurve