Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 732 644 684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.79% 16.16% 15.33%
As % of the General category 47.50% 39.46% 40.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 177 258
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £230
90th Percentile £575 £593 £521
South East median daily rate £390 £372 £375
% change year-on-year +4.84% -0.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 13
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.75 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.11% +8.00% -62.96%
10th Percentile £13.43 £11.72 £10.90
90th Percentile £40.63 £36.70 £34.35
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £16.08 £19.50
% change year-on-year +18.16% -17.54% +38.30%

Telecoms is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,541 1,632 1,683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 39.56% 40.95% 37.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 711 770
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £205 £250 £225
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 72
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £13.28 £11.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £47.35 £39.60 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +62.50% -6.98% -

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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 +5 240 £350 -9.68% 24
Newbury 0 119 £425 - 5
Slough +6 58 £363 +5.45% 10
Maidenhead 0 49 £350 -15.15% 4
Bracknell -4 14 £258 -39.41% 3
Wokingham -12 1 £575 - 4
Telecoms
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 150 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (14.07%) Degree
3 102 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
4 97 (13.25%) Finance
5 89 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 89 (12.16%) Microsoft Excel
6 82 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
7 81 (11.07%) Project Management
8 70 (9.56%) Microsoft
9 65 (8.88%) Customer-Centricity
10 57 (7.79%) ITIL
11 53 (7.24%) Radio Access Network
12 50 (6.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 48 (6.56%) SLA
14 46 (6.28%) Management Information System
15 45 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
16 42 (5.74%) PMO
16 42 (5.74%) Scrum
16 42 (5.74%) Legal
17 41 (5.60%) Microsoft Office
18 40 (5.46%) Python
18 40 (5.46%) 3G
19 38 (5.19%) Service Management
19 38 (5.19%) SQL
19 38 (5.19%) 4G
20 37 (5.05%) Analytics
20 37 (5.05%) Remedy
21 35 (4.78%) Migration
21 35 (4.78%) Windows
21 35 (4.78%) Linux

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 18 (2.46%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.78%) Apache Spark
3 10 (1.37%) OpenStack
4 7 (0.96%) CMS
4 7 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.55%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.27%) Apache
6 2 (0.27%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.14%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.14%) Drupal
7 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.14%) Smallworld
Applications
1 89 (12.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (6.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 41 (5.60%) Microsoft Office
4 28 (3.83%) MS Visio
5 20 (2.73%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (1.09%) Maya
7 5 (0.68%) InVision
8 4 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.14%) Autodesk Inventor
10 1 (0.14%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 18 (2.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.82%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.27%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.27%) SAP MDG
3 2 (0.27%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.14%) Maximo
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.14%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.46%) SaaS
3 14 (1.91%) PaaS
4 13 (1.78%) Office 365
5 11 (1.50%) IaaS
6 9 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (0.96%) AWS CodePipeline
7 7 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (0.96%) Serverless
8 2 (0.27%) G Suite
8 2 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.14%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 53 (7.24%) Radio Access Network
2 40 (5.46%) 3G
3 38 (5.19%) 4G
4 30 (4.10%) Firewall
5 26 (3.55%) MPLS
6 25 (3.42%) LTE
7 24 (3.28%) TCP/IP
7 24 (3.28%) Wireless
8 22 (3.01%) LAN
8 22 (3.01%) VoIP
9 21 (2.87%) VoLTE
9 21 (2.87%) WAN
10 20 (2.73%) Diameter Protocol
10 20 (2.73%) Internet
11 19 (2.60%) BGP
12 18 (2.46%) 3GPP
12 18 (2.46%) DNS
12 18 (2.46%) Wireshark
13 17 (2.32%) Ethernet
13 17 (2.32%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.42%) Big Data
2 14 (1.91%) Hadoop
3 11 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.09%) Power BI
5 7 (0.96%) SQL Server
6 6 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.82%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.68%) Data Mining
7 5 (0.68%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.55%) Apache Hive
8 4 (0.55%) Flink
9 3 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.41%) Lumira
9 3 (0.41%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (0.27%) MS Access
10 2 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.27%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 16 (2.19%) SoapUI
2 11 (1.50%) JIRA
3 5 (0.68%) Fiddler
4 3 (0.41%) gulp
5 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.14%) ER Studio
5 1 (0.14%) ERwin
5 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.14%) JMeter
5 1 (0.14%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 97 (13.25%) Finance
2 42 (5.74%) Legal
3 29 (3.96%) Marketing
4 24 (3.28%) Mandarin Language
5 20 (2.73%) Billing
6 15 (2.05%) Electronics
6 15 (2.05%) Retail
7 12 (1.64%) Back Office
7 12 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.50%) Front Office
9 7 (0.96%) Law
10 4 (0.55%) Publishing
11 3 (0.41%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.27%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Advertising
13 1 (0.14%) Banking
13 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.14%) German Language
13 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 77 (10.52%) Architect
2 71 (9.70%) Analyst
2 71 (9.70%) Project Manager
3 49 (6.69%) Telecoms Manager
4 33 (4.51%) Consultant
5 31 (4.23%) Developer
6 28 (3.83%) Designer
7 27 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
8 25 (3.42%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 24 (3.28%) Scrum Master
10 23 (3.14%) Vendor Manager
11 21 (2.87%) Coordinator
12 18 (2.46%) IT Manager
13 17 (2.32%) Delivery Manager
13 17 (2.32%) Network Engineer
13 17 (2.32%) Support Engineer
13 17 (2.32%) Test Engineer
14 16 (2.19%) OSS Architect
15 15 (2.05%) OSS Solutions Architect
15 15 (2.05%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.14%) HTML
2 20 (2.73%) SOAP
3 19 (2.60%) CSS
3 19 (2.60%) LDAP
4 18 (2.46%) Velocity
5 13 (1.78%) Web Services
6 12 (1.64%) REST
7 10 (1.37%) HTML5
7 10 (1.37%) jQuery
7 10 (1.37%) XML
8 9 (1.23%) CSS3
8 9 (1.23%) Middleware
9 8 (1.09%) .NET
9 8 (1.09%) Spring
10 7 (0.96%) AngularJS
10 7 (0.96%) J2EE
10 7 (0.96%) Node.js
10 7 (0.96%) scikit-learn
10 7 (0.96%) Spring Boot
11 4 (0.55%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 102 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.28%) Management Information System
3 35 (4.78%) Computer Science
4 33 (4.51%) User Experience
5 27 (3.69%) Data Centre
6 22 (3.01%) PMI
7 18 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (2.19%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.78%) Virtual Team
10 12 (1.64%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.50%) Robotics
12 7 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (0.82%) NHS
14 5 (0.68%) CCTV
14 5 (0.68%) Social Media
15 4 (0.55%) CMDB
15 4 (0.55%) PACS
15 4 (0.55%) Public Cloud
15 4 (0.55%) TM Forum
16 3 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 35 (4.78%) Linux
1 35 (4.78%) Windows
2 29 (3.96%) Unix
3 13 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (1.64%) Solaris
5 9 (1.23%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.82%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.68%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.27%) CentOS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 82 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
4 81 (11.07%) Project Management
5 65 (8.88%) Customer-Centricity
6 57 (7.79%) ITIL
7 42 (5.74%) Scrum
8 38 (5.19%) Service Management
9 37 (5.05%) Analytics
10 35 (4.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 35 (4.78%) Migration
11 34 (4.64%) Service Delivery
12 33 (4.51%) Waterfall
13 31 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
14 30 (4.10%) Contract Management
15 28 (3.83%) DevOps
16 26 (3.55%) Change Control
16 26 (3.55%) Decision-Making
17 25 (3.42%) User Stories
18 24 (3.28%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 40 (5.46%) Python
2 38 (5.19%) SQL
3 33 (4.51%) C
4 28 (3.83%) Java
5 20 (2.73%) JavaScript
6 18 (2.46%) Bash Shell
7 13 (1.78%) Perl
8 9 (1.23%) MATLAB
9 8 (1.09%) C#
10 5 (0.68%) C++
10 5 (0.68%) Ruby
10 5 (0.68%) VBA
11 4 (0.55%) VB
12 3 (0.41%) PHP
12 3 (0.41%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.41%) Scala
13 2 (0.27%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.27%) Korn
13 2 (0.27%) VBScript
14 1 (0.14%) AWK
Qualifications
1 103 (14.07%) Degree
2 28 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (3.69%) PMI Certification
4 18 (2.46%) PMP
4 18 (2.46%) Security Cleared
5 16 (2.19%) CCNP
6 14 (1.91%) CCNA
6 14 (1.91%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.64%) Master's Degree
8 10 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.96%) MBA
10 6 (0.82%) MCDST
10 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.68%) CCIE
11 5 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.55%) ACCA
12 4 (0.55%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.55%) CIMA
12 4 (0.55%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.56%) SLA
2 42 (5.74%) PMO
3 8 (1.09%) QA
4 7 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.82%) GDPR
6 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 21 (2.87%) Docker
2 14 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.55%) KVM
3 4 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.27%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.14%) Firmware
6 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.14%) NFS
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (2.19%) HP ALM
2 13 (1.78%) Kubernetes
3 11 (1.50%) Ansible
4 10 (1.37%) Puppet
5 8 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.09%) Salt
6 7 (0.96%) Terraform
7 6 (0.82%) Packer
8 4 (0.55%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 4 (0.55%) CSIRT
9 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.41%) SCCM
10 1 (0.14%) Amdocs OSS
10 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.14%) Grafana
10 1 (0.14%) Kibana
10 1 (0.14%) Mesos
10 1 (0.14%) NSN NetAct
10 1 (0.14%) StatsD
10 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 70 (9.56%) Microsoft
2 37 (5.05%) Remedy
3 30 (4.10%) Oracle
3 30 (4.10%) SAP
4 29 (3.96%) Cisco
4 29 (3.96%) Huawei
5 25 (3.42%) TIBCO
6 23 (3.14%) Nokia
7 21 (2.87%) HP
8 19 (2.60%) BMC
8 19 (2.60%) VMware
9 15 (2.05%) Juniper
10 13 (1.78%) Talend
11 12 (1.64%) Ericsson
11 12 (1.64%) Red Hat
12 10 (1.37%) ComArch
12 10 (1.37%) UiPath
13 9 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (1.09%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.09%) Mapinfo