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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 53 69 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 19.78% 28.99% 26.17%
As % of the General category 44.54% 56.10% 54.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 39 37
Average daily rate
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£340 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £214 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.63 £24.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-36.22% -25.19%
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
119 123 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 44.40% 51.68% 48.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 68 67
Average daily rate £375 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.25 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
- -3.05%

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 6 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 6 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 25 (20.49%) Project Management
1 25 (20.49%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (19.67%) Finance
3 16 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.30%) Remedy
5 14 (11.48%) Service Management
5 14 (11.48%) ITIL
6 13 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (9.84%) PRINCE2
7 12 (9.84%) 3G
8 11 (9.02%) Degree
8 11 (9.02%) LTE
8 11 (9.02%) 4G
8 11 (9.02%) Radio Access Network
8 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (8.20%) Banking
9 10 (8.20%) Billing
9 10 (8.20%) PMI Certification
9 10 (8.20%) MS Excel
10 9 (7.38%) Linux
10 9 (7.38%) Business Analysis
11 8 (6.56%) Data Analysis
11 8 (6.56%) Validation
11 8 (6.56%) SOAP
11 8 (6.56%) Microsoft
11 8 (6.56%) Mapinfo
12 7 (5.74%) Nokia
12 7 (5.74%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (5.74%) PMP
12 7 (5.74%) Internet

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 6 (4.92%) ArcGIS
2 4 (3.28%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.64%) CMS
3 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.64%) Lync
3 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.82%) SAS
4 1 (0.82%) Apache
4 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.46%) MS Project
2 3 (2.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.82%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.82%) RoboHelp
3 1 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.82%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.82%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) SaaS
1 1 (0.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.84%) 3G
2 11 (9.02%) 4G
2 11 (9.02%) Radio Access Network
2 11 (9.02%) LTE
3 7 (5.74%) Internet
3 7 (5.74%) WAN
4 6 (4.92%) Ethernet
5 5 (4.10%) DNS
5 5 (4.10%) UMTS
5 5 (4.10%) 2G
5 5 (4.10%) MGW
6 4 (3.28%) VLAN
6 4 (3.28%) ISUP
6 4 (3.28%) Firewall
6 4 (3.28%) VPN
6 4 (3.28%) Broadband
7 3 (2.46%) GPRS
7 3 (2.46%) LAN
7 3 (2.46%) ATM
7 3 (2.46%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.46%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.64%) MySQL
2 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) JIRA
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.82%) Hudson
General
1 24 (19.67%) Finance
2 10 (8.20%) Banking
2 10 (8.20%) Billing
3 7 (5.74%) Marketing
4 5 (4.10%) Electronics
5 4 (3.28%) Retail
5 4 (3.28%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.46%) Advertising
6 3 (2.46%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.46%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.64%) Back Office
7 2 (1.64%) Law
7 2 (1.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.82%) Publishing
8 1 (0.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (14.75%) Project Manager
1 18 (14.75%) Analyst
2 17 (13.93%) Designer
3 15 (12.30%) Solutions Designer
4 7 (5.74%) Business Analyst
5 6 (4.92%) Senior Manager
5 6 (4.92%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 6 (4.92%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (4.92%) Data Manager
6 4 (3.28%) Technical Manager
6 4 (3.28%) Test Leader
6 4 (3.28%) Support Engineer
6 4 (3.28%) Programme Manager
6 4 (3.28%) Developer
6 4 (3.28%) Product Manager
7 3 (2.46%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (2.46%) Author
7 3 (2.46%) Technical Author
7 3 (2.46%) Test Analyst
7 3 (2.46%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.56%) SOAP
2 4 (3.28%) JSON
2 4 (3.28%) REST
3 3 (2.46%) Web Services
3 3 (2.46%) XML
4 2 (1.64%) RESTful
5 1 (0.82%) J2EE
5 1 (0.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.74%) GIS
3 6 (4.92%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.28%) DTV
5 4 (3.28%) Smart Meter
6 3 (2.46%) PMI
7 2 (1.64%) Statistics
7 2 (1.64%) Kindle
7 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.64%) CMDB
8 1 (0.82%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.82%) User Experience
8 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.82%) Handset
8 1 (0.82%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.38%) Linux
2 6 (4.92%) UNIX
3 5 (4.10%) Windows
4 2 (1.64%) Solaris
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.82%) SUSE
5 1 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.82%) Android
5 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.49%) Project Management
1 25 (20.49%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (11.48%) Service Management
3 14 (11.48%) ITIL
4 13 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (9.84%) PRINCE2
6 9 (7.38%) Business Analysis
7 8 (6.56%) Data Analysis
7 8 (6.56%) Validation
8 7 (5.74%) Programme Management
8 7 (5.74%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (4.92%) Network Design
9 6 (4.92%) Release Management
9 6 (4.92%) Migration
9 6 (4.92%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.10%) Change Management
10 5 (4.10%) Scrum
10 5 (4.10%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (4.10%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.92%) MATLAB
2 5 (4.10%) Java
3 4 (3.28%) SQL
4 3 (2.46%) C
5 2 (1.64%) Perl
5 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.82%) PHP
6 1 (0.82%) C++
6 1 (0.82%) VBA
6 1 (0.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (9.02%) Degree
2 10 (8.20%) PMI Certification
3 7 (5.74%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (5.74%) PMP
4 5 (4.10%) ISEB
5 3 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.64%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.82%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.82%) CISSP
7 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.82%) MCSE
7 1 (0.82%) MCSA
7 1 (0.82%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.64%) SLA
3 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.28%) NFS
1 4 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.64%) Samba
2 2 (1.64%) XenApp
2 2 (1.64%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.64%) vSphere
2 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.28%) Netcool
2 2 (1.64%) SCCM
3 1 (0.82%) Cacti
3 1 (0.82%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (12.30%) Remedy
2 8 (6.56%) Mapinfo
2 8 (6.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.74%) Nokia
3 7 (5.74%) Oracle
4 6 (4.92%) SAP
4 6 (4.92%) Cisco
5 5 (4.10%) Ericsson
5 5 (4.10%) HP
5 5 (4.10%) VMware
5 5 (4.10%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (2.46%) ComArch
6 3 (2.46%) Amdocs
6 3 (2.46%) Citrix
6 3 (2.46%) BMC
7 2 (1.64%) Adobe
7 2 (1.64%) Cramer
7 2 (1.64%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.64%) Brocade
7 2 (1.64%) ProCurve