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 1 August 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
1 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 75 49 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 28.74% 20.85% 27.17%
As % of the General category 58.59% 44.55% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 28
Average daily rate
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£338 £393 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +23.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £333 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.21% +9.23%
General Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
128 110 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 49.04% 46.81% 60.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 56 73
Average daily rate £350 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
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 1 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 1 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 (35.43%) Finance
2 27 (21.26%) Marketing
2 27 (21.26%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (20.47%) Electronics
4 25 (19.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (18.90%) Business Analysis
5 24 (18.90%) SAP
6 22 (17.32%) Project Management
6 22 (17.32%) Programme Management
7 21 (16.54%) Manufacturing
8 20 (15.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 20 (15.75%) DTV
8 20 (15.75%) Digital Marketing
9 19 (14.96%) Java
10 17 (13.39%) Degree
11 16 (12.60%) ISEB
11 16 (12.60%) Banking
12 15 (11.81%) HP
12 15 (11.81%) DNS
12 15 (11.81%) SOAP
12 15 (11.81%) PRINCE2
12 15 (11.81%) UNIX
12 15 (11.81%) Smart Meter
13 13 (10.24%) Advertising
13 13 (10.24%) Software Testing
14 12 (9.45%) Linux
15 11 (8.66%) CRM
15 11 (8.66%) GPRS
15 11 (8.66%) .NET
15 11 (8.66%) Cisco

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (2.36%) WebLogic
1 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.79%) CMS
2 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.79%) Apache
2 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Spreadsheet
1 6 (4.72%) MS Excel
1 6 (4.72%) MS Office
1 6 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.36%) MS Project
3 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (15.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.79%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Force.com
2 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.79%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.81%) DNS
2 11 (8.66%) GPRS
3 9 (7.09%) 3GPP
3 9 (7.09%) LTE
4 8 (6.30%) 4G
4 8 (6.30%) HTTP
4 8 (6.30%) UMTS
4 8 (6.30%) GSM
5 7 (5.51%) Firewall
5 7 (5.51%) VoLTE
6 6 (4.72%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.72%) IPv6
6 6 (4.72%) 3G
7 5 (3.94%) DAB
7 5 (3.94%) WCDMA
7 5 (3.94%) Internet
7 5 (3.94%) SSL
7 5 (3.94%) Network Security
7 5 (3.94%) SIGTRAN
8 4 (3.15%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.36%) DataStage
3 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.57%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.57%) MySQL
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Ant
2 3 (2.36%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (2.36%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.36%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (1.57%) JProfiler
3 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.57%) Toad
3 2 (1.57%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.57%) Introscope
4 1 (0.79%) Subversion
4 1 (0.79%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.79%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.79%) JIRA
4 1 (0.79%) Selenium
4 1 (0.79%) Gradle
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.79%) Hudson
General
1 45 (35.43%) Finance
2 27 (21.26%) Marketing
3 26 (20.47%) Electronics
4 21 (16.54%) Manufacturing
5 16 (12.60%) Banking
6 13 (10.24%) Advertising
7 6 (4.72%) Retail
8 2 (1.57%) Billing
9 1 (0.79%) Law
9 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (37.01%) Analyst
2 27 (21.26%) Business Analyst
3 16 (12.60%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 15 (11.81%) Senior Analyst
4 15 (11.81%) Project Manager
5 13 (10.24%) Architect
6 12 (9.45%) Senior Business Analyst
7 8 (6.30%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (6.30%) Test Analyst
8 7 (5.51%) Designer
8 7 (5.51%) OSS Project Manager
9 5 (3.94%) Systems Architect
9 5 (3.94%) Process Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Coordinator
9 5 (3.94%) Developer
9 5 (3.94%) Solutions Designer
10 4 (3.15%) Service Analyst
10 4 (3.15%) Consultant
10 4 (3.15%) Technical Project Manager
10 4 (3.15%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.81%) SOAP
2 11 (8.66%) .NET
3 7 (5.51%) J2EE
3 7 (5.51%) XML
3 7 (5.51%) RESTful
4 5 (3.94%) Web Services
5 4 (3.15%) Middleware
6 3 (2.36%) WML
6 3 (2.36%) WAP
6 3 (2.36%) JSON
7 2 (1.57%) Visualforce
7 2 (1.57%) REST
7 2 (1.57%) ODBC
7 2 (1.57%) JDBC
8 1 (0.79%) HTML
8 1 (0.79%) CSS
8 1 (0.79%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.79%) CPAN
8 1 (0.79%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.75%) DTV
2 15 (11.81%) Smart Meter
3 11 (8.66%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.30%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.36%) PKI
6 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.57%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.57%) CMDB
7 2 (1.57%) Physics
7 2 (1.57%) Firmware
8 1 (0.79%) IVR
8 1 (0.79%) Clustering
8 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.79%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.79%) Wiki
8 1 (0.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.81%) UNIX
2 12 (9.45%) Linux
3 10 (7.87%) Windows
4 9 (7.09%) Solaris
5 6 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.57%) Android
7 1 (0.79%) AIX
7 1 (0.79%) HPUX
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.26%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (19.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (18.90%) Business Analysis
4 22 (17.32%) Project Management
4 22 (17.32%) Programme Management
5 20 (15.75%) Digital Marketing
6 15 (11.81%) PRINCE2
7 13 (10.24%) Software Testing
8 11 (8.66%) CRM
8 11 (8.66%) Service Management
9 10 (7.87%) ITIL
10 8 (6.30%) SOA
11 7 (5.51%) Scrum
11 7 (5.51%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.72%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (4.72%) Risk Management
13 5 (3.94%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (3.94%) Migration
13 5 (3.94%) Incident Management
13 5 (3.94%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.96%) Java
2 6 (4.72%) Perl
3 5 (3.94%) SQL
3 5 (3.94%) C
4 3 (2.36%) C++
5 2 (1.57%) Apex Code
5 2 (1.57%) Groovy
5 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.57%) VB
6 1 (0.79%) Ruby
6 1 (0.79%) Korn
6 1 (0.79%) C#
6 1 (0.79%) Scala
6 1 (0.79%) C-shell
6 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (13.39%) Degree
2 16 (12.60%) ISEB
3 9 (7.09%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (7.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (6.30%) PMP
4 8 (6.30%) PMI Certification
5 6 (4.72%) CCNA
6 4 (3.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (3.15%) RHCE
6 4 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.15%) JNCIA
7 3 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.57%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.57%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.79%) MCTS
9 1 (0.79%) CCVP
9 1 (0.79%) CIMA
9 1 (0.79%) CISA
9 1 (0.79%) CISM
9 1 (0.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) BS25999
2 1 (0.79%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (5.51%) NFS
2 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.79%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (8.66%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.57%) nmon
3 1 (0.79%) Nagios
3 1 (0.79%) Puppet
3 1 (0.79%) YUM
Vendors
1 24 (18.90%) SAP
2 15 (11.81%) HP
3 11 (8.66%) Cisco
4 9 (7.09%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (6.30%) Remedy
5 8 (6.30%) Oracle
6 6 (4.72%) Juniper
6 6 (4.72%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.72%) Siebel
7 5 (3.94%) Redknee
7 5 (3.94%) Citrix
7 5 (3.94%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.94%) Sun
8 3 (2.36%) Teradata
8 3 (2.36%) Ab Initio
8 3 (2.36%) Metastorm
8 3 (2.36%) F5
9 2 (1.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 2 (1.57%) Unica
9 2 (1.57%) Comptel
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