The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Slough region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 56 89 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 22.13% 32.48% 23.75%
As % of the General category 41.48% 65.93% 52.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 56 35
Average daily rate £330 £328 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £235 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-36.36% -11.29%
General Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
135 135 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 53.36% 49.27% 45.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 77 67
Average daily rate £375 £333 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -16.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £215 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Telecoms
Berkshire

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 25 (23.58%) Finance
2 18 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (15.09%) Business Analysis
4 15 (14.15%) Marketing
5 14 (13.21%) Banking
5 14 (13.21%) Project Management
5 14 (13.21%) 3G
5 14 (13.21%) UNIX
6 13 (12.26%) Degree
6 13 (12.26%) Advertising
7 12 (11.32%) SAP
7 12 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (11.32%) LTE
8 10 (9.43%) PRINCE2
8 10 (9.43%) Migration
9 9 (8.49%) Java
9 9 (8.49%) Oracle
10 8 (7.55%) .NET
10 8 (7.55%) ATM
10 8 (7.55%) SS7
10 8 (7.55%) Internet
10 8 (7.55%) Change Management
10 8 (7.55%) SIGTRAN
11 7 (6.60%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (6.60%) Validation
11 7 (6.60%) Programme Management
11 7 (6.60%) ITIL
11 7 (6.60%) Windows
12 6 (5.66%) CRM
12 6 (5.66%) Broadband

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.89%) CMS
1 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.94%) Confluence
2 1 (0.94%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.94%) Apache
2 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.83%) MS Office
5 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.21%) 3G
2 12 (11.32%) LTE
3 8 (7.55%) SIGTRAN
3 8 (7.55%) SS7
3 8 (7.55%) Internet
3 8 (7.55%) ATM
4 6 (5.66%) Broadband
4 6 (5.66%) 2G
5 5 (4.72%) MGW
5 5 (4.72%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (3.77%) LLU
6 4 (3.77%) GSM
6 4 (3.77%) DNS
6 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.83%) Firewall
7 3 (2.83%) MVNO
8 2 (1.89%) 4G
8 2 (1.89%) RNC
8 2 (1.89%) Network Security
8 2 (1.89%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.83%) DataStage
3 2 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.89%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Ant
1 2 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (1.89%) LoadRunner
1 2 (1.89%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (0.94%) JProfiler
2 1 (0.94%) Hudson
2 1 (0.94%) Gradle
2 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.94%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (0.94%) Introscope
2 1 (0.94%) Subversion
2 1 (0.94%) JIRA
2 1 (0.94%) Selenium
2 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.94%) IntelliJ
2 1 (0.94%) Toad
General
1 25 (23.58%) Finance
2 15 (14.15%) Marketing
3 14 (13.21%) Banking
4 13 (12.26%) Advertising
5 6 (5.66%) Manufacturing
5 6 (5.66%) Electronics
6 4 (3.77%) Back Office
6 4 (3.77%) Retail
7 1 (0.94%) Billing
7 1 (0.94%) Law
7 1 (0.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (22.64%) Analyst
2 17 (16.04%) Business Analyst
3 12 (11.32%) Project Manager
3 12 (11.32%) Senior Business Analyst
3 12 (11.32%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (11.32%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 10 (9.43%) Change Manager
4 10 (9.43%) Coordinator
5 8 (7.55%) Architect
5 8 (7.55%) Project Coordinator
6 6 (5.66%) Databuild Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Designer
7 5 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.72%) Process Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Network Manager
9 3 (2.83%) Technical Manager
9 3 (2.83%) Process Manager
9 3 (2.83%) Consultant
9 3 (2.83%) Technical Project Manager
9 3 (2.83%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.55%) .NET
2 4 (3.77%) SOAP
3 3 (2.83%) J2EE
4 2 (1.89%) Middleware
4 2 (1.89%) RESTful
5 1 (0.94%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.94%) CPAN
5 1 (0.94%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.94%) HTML
5 1 (0.94%) CSS
5 1 (0.94%) JDBC
5 1 (0.94%) Web Services
5 1 (0.94%) XML
5 1 (0.94%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.66%) DTV
2 4 (3.77%) Smart Meter
3 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.83%) Physics
3 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.89%) Economics
4 2 (1.89%) iSeries
5 1 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.94%) PKI
5 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.94%) Clustering
5 1 (0.94%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.21%) UNIX
2 7 (6.60%) Windows
3 5 (4.72%) Solaris
3 5 (4.72%) Linux
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.94%) CentOS
5 1 (0.94%) SUSE
5 1 (0.94%) Android
5 1 (0.94%) AIX
5 1 (0.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (15.09%) Business Analysis
3 14 (13.21%) Project Management
4 12 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (9.43%) PRINCE2
5 10 (9.43%) Migration
6 8 (7.55%) Change Management
7 7 (6.60%) ITIL
7 7 (6.60%) Validation
7 7 (6.60%) Programme Management
7 7 (6.60%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (5.66%) CRM
9 5 (4.72%) Fault Management
10 4 (3.77%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.77%) Service Management
11 3 (2.83%) Six Sigma
11 3 (2.83%) SOA
11 3 (2.83%) Zachman Framework
11 3 (2.83%) TOGAF
11 3 (2.83%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.49%) Java
2 5 (4.72%) SQL
3 3 (2.83%) C
4 2 (1.89%) Perl
4 2 (1.89%) RPG
4 2 (1.89%) C++
5 1 (0.94%) C#
5 1 (0.94%) VB
5 1 (0.94%) VBA
5 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.94%) Ruby
5 1 (0.94%) Korn
5 1 (0.94%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.94%) C-shell
5 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (12.26%) Degree
2 4 (3.77%) CCNA
2 4 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.83%) ISEB
3 3 (2.83%) PMP
3 3 (2.83%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.94%) ACCA
4 1 (0.94%) CIMA
4 1 (0.94%) CCVP
4 1 (0.94%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.94%) JNCIA
4 1 (0.94%) MCTS
4 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.94%) MCSE
4 1 (0.94%) CCNP
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.94%) CNE
4 1 (0.94%) Novell Certification
4 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) NFS
2 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.94%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.94%) Xen
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) OpenView
1 1 (0.94%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.94%) Netcool
1 1 (0.94%) Nagios
1 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.94%) YUM
1 1 (0.94%) Puppet
1 1 (0.94%) nmon
Vendors
1 12 (11.32%) SAP
2 9 (8.49%) Oracle
3 6 (5.66%) Cisco
3 6 (5.66%) Remedy
4 5 (4.72%) Nokia
4 5 (4.72%) Siemens
5 4 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.77%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.83%) Sun
6 3 (2.83%) HP
6 3 (2.83%) IBM
6 3 (2.83%) Siebel
7 2 (1.89%) Unica
7 2 (1.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (1.89%) VMware
7 2 (1.89%) Amdocs
7 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.89%) BT
7 2 (1.89%) Cognos
7 2 (1.89%) Business Objects
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