Period
to 24 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Telecommunications
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 696 814 1241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.35% 16.63% 22.60%
As % of the General category 43.45% 44.12% 54.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 291 518
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -4.76%
10th Percentile £224 £250 £213
90th Percentile £517 £573 £500
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £365
% change year-on-year -6.25% +9.59% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -35.06% +10.00%
10th Percentile £11.72 £10.65 £10.50
90th Percentile £30.59 £29.95 £33.13
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £41.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -58.54% +164.52% -11.43%

Telecoms is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1602 1845 2277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 42.24% 37.68% 41.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 804 1099
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £230 £228 £200
90th Percentile £588 £574 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +4.79% +1.39% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 56 48
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -7.25% -1.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.69 £11.55
90th Percentile £34.65 £36.00 £38.45
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -15.79% +18.75% -

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Berkshire

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Telecoms in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Berkshire

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Berkshire

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Berkshire

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in Berkshire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 181 £388 -3.13% 6
Newbury 0 83 £425 +21.43% 4
Maidenhead +1 59 £500 -0.99% 2
Slough -2 33 £350 -21.13% 3
Bracknell -3 25 £338 +3.45% 2
Wokingham +10 5 - -
Telecoms
South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 114 (16.38%) Finance
2 92 (13.22%) Project Management
3 87 (12.50%) ITIL
4 86 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (11.64%) Microsoft Excel
6 80 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
7 73 (10.49%) Microsoft
8 66 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 64 (9.20%) Degree
10 62 (8.91%) Linux
11 61 (8.76%) Marketing
12 55 (7.90%) PRINCE2
13 53 (7.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 52 (7.47%) 3G
15 51 (7.33%) Cisco
16 49 (7.04%) LTE
17 48 (6.90%) 4G
18 46 (6.61%) Microsoft Office
18 46 (6.61%) Programme Management
19 41 (5.89%) Retail
20 37 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
21 36 (5.17%) Microsoft Project
22 35 (5.03%) Oracle
22 35 (5.03%) Service Management
22 35 (5.03%) Migration
23 34 (4.89%) Network Design
24 33 (4.74%) SQL
24 33 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
24 33 (4.74%) Radio Access Network
25 32 (4.60%) ITIL V3

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.58%) OpenStack
3 7 (1.01%) Apache
3 7 (1.01%) MS Project Server
4 4 (0.57%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.57%) CMS
4 4 (0.57%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.43%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.29%) IIS
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.14%) Confluence
7 1 (0.14%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.14%) Jetty
7 1 (0.14%) SAS
7 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.14%) Smallworld
Applications
1 81 (11.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (7.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 46 (6.61%) Microsoft Office
4 36 (5.17%) Microsoft Project
5 20 (2.87%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.29%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.14%) MicroStation
7 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 9 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.29%) Radian6
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.14%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.14%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.29%) SaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.14%) Heroku
6 1 (0.14%) Office 365
6 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 52 (7.47%) 3G
2 49 (7.04%) LTE
3 48 (6.90%) 4G
4 33 (4.74%) Radio Access Network
5 30 (4.31%) Diameter Protocol
5 30 (4.31%) VPN
6 22 (3.16%) Firewall
6 22 (3.16%) VoLTE
7 21 (3.02%) TCP/IP
8 20 (2.87%) WAN
9 19 (2.73%) VoIP
10 18 (2.59%) 2G
11 17 (2.44%) MPLS
11 17 (2.44%) MVNO
12 15 (2.16%) BGP
12 15 (2.16%) Internet
12 15 (2.16%) LAN
13 14 (2.01%) OSPF
13 14 (2.01%) Value-Added Service
14 13 (1.87%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.44%) Big Data
2 14 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (1.01%) Oracle Database
4 6 (0.86%) Hadoop
4 6 (0.86%) SQL Server
5 5 (0.72%) MS Access
6 4 (0.57%) MySQL
6 4 (0.57%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.57%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.43%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.29%) GIS
8 2 (0.29%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.29%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (0.86%) JIRA
2 5 (0.72%) Selenium
3 4 (0.57%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.57%) Maven
4 3 (0.43%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.43%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.29%) JUnit
5 2 (0.29%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.29%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.14%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.14%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.14%) Mocha
6 1 (0.14%) ProC
6 1 (0.14%) Sahi
6 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.14%) Xcode
6 1 (0.14%) XMLSpy
General
1 114 (16.38%) Finance
2 61 (8.76%) Marketing
3 41 (5.89%) Retail
4 29 (4.17%) Billing
5 23 (3.30%) Electronics
6 20 (2.87%) Back Office
7 19 (2.73%) Mandarin Language
7 19 (2.73%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.72%) Legal
9 10 (1.44%) Banking
10 8 (1.15%) Advertising
11 5 (0.72%) Law
12 3 (0.43%) Brand Awareness
13 2 (0.29%) Front Office
13 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.29%) Military
13 2 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (10.34%) Analyst
2 66 (9.48%) Architect
3 41 (5.89%) Project Manager
4 35 (5.03%) Telecoms Manager
5 32 (4.60%) Network Engineer
6 28 (4.02%) Consultant
7 27 (3.88%) Designer
8 25 (3.59%) Service Manager
9 24 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
9 24 (3.45%) Telecoms Engineer
10 22 (3.16%) Coordinator
11 21 (3.02%) Developer
12 20 (2.87%) Telecoms Analyst
13 17 (2.44%) Business Analyst
13 17 (2.44%) Junior
13 17 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
14 16 (2.30%) Test Engineer
14 16 (2.30%) UX Designer
15 15 (2.16%) Administrator
16 14 (2.01%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.59%) SOAP
2 15 (2.16%) Web Services
3 12 (1.72%) REST
4 10 (1.44%) Middleware
5 9 (1.29%) RESTful
6 8 (1.15%) HTML
6 8 (1.15%) Spring
7 7 (1.01%) J2EE
8 6 (0.86%) .NET
8 6 (0.86%) CSS
8 6 (0.86%) XML
9 5 (0.72%) jQuery
10 4 (0.57%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (0.57%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.57%) Hibernate
10 4 (0.57%) Node.js
10 4 (0.57%) SPML
10 4 (0.57%) WebCenter
11 3 (0.43%) HTML5
11 3 (0.43%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 80 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.17%) User Experience
3 25 (3.59%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.16%) Data Centre
5 13 (1.87%) Computer Science
5 13 (1.87%) PMI
6 12 (1.72%) FMCG
7 11 (1.58%) Virtual Team
8 8 (1.15%) Smart Meter
9 6 (0.86%) Digital Media
9 6 (0.86%) Driving Licence
9 6 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (0.72%) Internet of Things
10 5 (0.72%) Public Cloud
10 5 (0.72%) Replication
11 4 (0.57%) Machine to Machine
11 4 (0.57%) PKI
11 4 (0.57%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.57%) Social Media
11 4 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 62 (8.91%) Linux
2 23 (3.30%) Windows
3 22 (3.16%) Unix
4 9 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.86%) CentOS
6 5 (0.72%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.72%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.57%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.29%) Android
9 2 (0.29%) Solaris
9 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.14%) SUSE
10 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (13.22%) Project Management
2 87 (12.50%) ITIL
3 86 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (7.90%) PRINCE2
6 46 (6.61%) Programme Management
7 37 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (5.03%) Migration
8 35 (5.03%) Service Management
9 34 (4.89%) Network Design
10 32 (4.60%) ITIL V3
11 31 (4.45%) Customer Requirements
12 30 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 27 (3.88%) Change Management
13 27 (3.88%) Scrum
14 25 (3.59%) Business Analysis
15 24 (3.45%) Wireframes
16 22 (3.16%) Service Design
17 21 (3.02%) Service Delivery
18 20 (2.87%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (4.74%) SQL
2 32 (4.60%) Java
3 17 (2.44%) Python
4 16 (2.30%) Perl
5 8 (1.15%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.01%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.01%) PL/SQL
7 5 (0.72%) Bash Shell
7 5 (0.72%) C
8 4 (0.57%) C#
8 4 (0.57%) PHP
9 3 (0.43%) Ruby
9 3 (0.43%) VBA
10 2 (0.29%) Scala
11 1 (0.14%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.14%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.14%) Java 9
11 1 (0.14%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.14%) R
Qualifications
1 64 (9.20%) Degree
2 33 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (3.45%) CCNP
3 24 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 21 (3.02%) Security Cleared
5 20 (2.87%) CCNA
6 17 (2.44%) SC Cleared
7 16 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (2.01%) PMP
9 11 (1.58%) CCIE
10 10 (1.44%) CISM
10 10 (1.44%) CISSP
11 8 (1.15%) CCIP
12 6 (0.86%) ACCA
12 6 (0.86%) CIPD
12 6 (0.86%) HNC
12 6 (0.86%) HND
13 5 (0.72%) CCENT
13 5 (0.72%) CIMA
13 5 (0.72%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.02%) SLA
2 22 (3.16%) PMO
3 12 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.72%) COBIT
6 4 (0.57%) GDPR
6 4 (0.57%) P3O
6 4 (0.57%) QA
7 3 (0.43%) HL7
7 3 (0.43%) IFRS
8 2 (0.29%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.29%) NEBOSH
9 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.14%) GAAP
System Software
1 11 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (1.29%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.01%) Docker
5 3 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.43%) vSphere
6 2 (0.29%) NFS
6 2 (0.29%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.29%) Samba
6 2 (0.29%) Squid
7 1 (0.14%) Firmware
7 1 (0.14%) HDFS
7 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.14%) KVM
7 1 (0.14%) vCloud
7 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (1.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (1.01%) Ansible
2 7 (1.01%) Cisco UCCE
3 6 (0.86%) Nagios
4 5 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (0.57%) SCCM
6 2 (0.29%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.29%) MOM
6 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.29%) Puppet
7 1 (0.14%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (0.14%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.14%) Netcool
7 1 (0.14%) SCOM
7 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.14%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 73 (10.49%) Microsoft
2 51 (7.33%) Cisco
3 35 (5.03%) Oracle
4 31 (4.45%) Remedy
5 22 (3.16%) SAP
6 21 (3.02%) EXTOL
7 19 (2.73%) Huawei
8 18 (2.59%) Nokia
8 18 (2.59%) VMware
9 17 (2.44%) Ericsson
9 17 (2.44%) Red Hat
10 14 (2.01%) MicroStrategy
11 9 (1.29%) IBM
12 8 (1.15%) HP
12 8 (1.15%) Progress
13 7 (1.01%) Adobe
13 7 (1.01%) Nokia Networks
14 6 (0.86%) Samsung
15 5 (0.72%) F5
16 4 (0.57%) Tableau
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