Period
to 21 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 661 683 895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.79% 18.02% 18.00%
As % of the General category 44.39% 42.26% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 166 336
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £246 £215 £250
90th Percentile £525 £508 £570
South East median daily rate £380 £378 £400
% change year-on-year +0.66% -5.63% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £13.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -70.00% +309.09%
10th Percentile £12.66 £10.48 £16.90
90th Percentile £58.25 £36.05 £53.50
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £15.25 £44.00
% change year-on-year +49.18% -65.34% +112.05%

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 1,489 1,616 1,964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 37.82% 42.63% 39.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 654 872
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £257 £217 £220
90th Percentile £575 £586 £552
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 54 57
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.94% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £13.78 £12.15 £10.58
90th Percentile £49.75 £39.98 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +28.00% - +17.43%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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
Newbury 0 172 £400 +6.67% 19
Reading -8 129 £418 +11.33% 27
Maidenhead 0 55 £413 -17.50% 1
Slough -3 33 £373 +6.43% 9
Bracknell -1 29 £300 - 3
Wokingham -4 5 £375 -21.05% 1
Telecoms
South East

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 140 (21.18%) Finance
2 137 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (13.77%) Project Management
4 87 (13.16%) Degree
5 79 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
5 79 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
6 76 (11.50%) Microsoft Excel
7 65 (9.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 62 (9.38%) ITIL
9 49 (7.41%) Customer-Centricity
10 48 (7.26%) SQL
10 48 (7.26%) Retail
11 46 (6.96%) Microsoft
12 45 (6.81%) Linux
12 45 (6.81%) User Experience
13 44 (6.66%) PMI Certification
14 43 (6.51%) Microsoft Office
15 42 (6.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 35 (5.30%) Marketing
16 35 (5.30%) Unix
17 33 (4.99%) Legal
18 32 (4.84%) Migration
18 32 (4.84%) Programme Management
18 32 (4.84%) PRINCE2
18 32 (4.84%) MS Visio
19 31 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
19 31 (4.69%) SLA
19 31 (4.69%) Change Management
19 31 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
20 30 (4.54%) DevOps

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 22 (3.33%) OpenStack
2 8 (1.21%) Apache
3 7 (1.06%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.91%) MS Project Server
4 6 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (0.76%) CMS
5 5 (0.76%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.45%) Drupal
6 3 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (0.45%) SAS
6 3 (0.45%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.30%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.15%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.15%) JBoss
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 76 (11.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (6.51%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (6.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (4.84%) MS Visio
5 19 (2.87%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (1.82%) Photoshop
7 9 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.45%) UXPin
10 2 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.45%) SAP HCM
2 3 (0.45%) SAP HR
2 3 (0.45%) TIBCO iProcess
3 2 (0.30%) SAP MDG
3 2 (0.30%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.15%) Maximo
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.15%) SAP CS
4 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.15%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.15%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.12%) PaaS
4 13 (1.97%) SaaS
5 11 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (1.51%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (1.51%) Serverless
7 8 (1.21%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (0.91%) Office 365
9 3 (0.45%) IaaS
9 3 (0.45%) IBM Blueworks
9 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.30%) Trello
10 2 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.24%) 3G
1 28 (4.24%) Radio Access Network
2 26 (3.93%) WAN
3 24 (3.63%) 4G
4 23 (3.48%) LAN
5 19 (2.87%) MPLS
6 18 (2.72%) Internet
7 17 (2.57%) Software-Defined Networking
7 17 (2.57%) Unified Communications
7 17 (2.57%) VoIP
8 15 (2.27%) LTE
8 15 (2.27%) VPN
9 14 (2.12%) 2G
9 14 (2.12%) VoLTE
10 12 (1.82%) Firewall
11 11 (1.66%) VoWiFi
11 11 (1.66%) Wireless
12 10 (1.51%) Ethernet
12 10 (1.51%) GSM
13 9 (1.36%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.12%) Oracle Database
2 13 (1.97%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (1.06%) Big Data
4 7 (1.06%) Power BI
5 6 (0.91%) MySQL
5 6 (0.91%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.76%) Oracle Exadata
6 5 (0.76%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.61%) MS Access
7 4 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.45%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.30%) Lumira
9 2 (0.30%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.30%) QlikView
9 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.76%) gulp
2 4 (0.61%) Cucumber
2 4 (0.61%) Eclipse
2 4 (0.61%) JUnit
2 4 (0.61%) Maven
3 3 (0.45%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.45%) IntelliJ
3 3 (0.45%) PHPUnit
3 3 (0.45%) SoapUI
3 3 (0.45%) Subversion
3 3 (0.45%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.15%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.15%) JIRA
4 1 (0.15%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.15%) LSMW
4 1 (0.15%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.15%) MorphX
General
1 140 (21.18%) Finance
2 48 (7.26%) Retail
3 35 (5.30%) Marketing
4 33 (4.99%) Legal
5 26 (3.93%) Mandarin Language
6 23 (3.48%) Billing
7 11 (1.66%) Banking
8 9 (1.36%) Electronics
8 9 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.21%) Digital Economy
9 8 (1.21%) Multimedia
10 7 (1.06%) Advertising
11 4 (0.61%) Law
12 3 (0.45%) Publishing
13 2 (0.30%) Brand Awareness
14 1 (0.15%) Front Office
14 1 (0.15%) Games
14 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.15%) German Language
14 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 68 (10.29%) Analyst
2 66 (9.98%) Architect
3 44 (6.66%) Project Manager
4 37 (5.60%) Designer
5 33 (4.99%) Consultant
6 30 (4.54%) Telecoms Manager
7 27 (4.08%) Coordinator
8 26 (3.93%) Developer
9 25 (3.78%) Network Architect
10 21 (3.18%) Content Designer
11 19 (2.87%) Network Engineer
12 18 (2.72%) Business Analyst
12 18 (2.72%) Project Coordinator
12 18 (2.72%) Telecoms Analyst
13 15 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
14 14 (2.12%) Cloud Architect
15 13 (1.97%) Programme Manager
15 13 (1.97%) Scrum Master
16 12 (1.82%) IT Manager
16 12 (1.82%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.42%) CSS
1 16 (2.42%) HTML
2 14 (2.12%) Middleware
3 12 (1.82%) SOAP
4 11 (1.66%) Node.js
4 11 (1.66%) REST
4 11 (1.66%) Web Services
5 9 (1.36%) CSS3
5 9 (1.36%) HTML5
5 9 (1.36%) jQuery
6 8 (1.21%) Velocity
7 7 (1.06%) JSON
7 7 (1.06%) XML
8 6 (0.91%) AngularJS
8 6 (0.91%) Spring
9 5 (0.76%) Sass
10 4 (0.61%) EJB
10 4 (0.61%) Java EE
10 4 (0.61%) JMS
10 4 (0.61%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 79 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (6.81%) User Experience
3 25 (3.78%) PMI
4 24 (3.63%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
6 22 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 22 (3.33%) Virtual Team
7 21 (3.18%) Data Centre
8 11 (1.66%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
9 10 (1.51%) Social Media
10 7 (1.06%) Handset
11 6 (0.91%) Video Editing
12 5 (0.76%) IVR
13 3 (0.45%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.45%) NHS
13 3 (0.45%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.45%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 45 (6.81%) Linux
2 35 (5.30%) Unix
3 30 (4.54%) Windows
4 21 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.91%) Solaris
6 2 (0.30%) Android
6 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.30%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.15%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (13.77%) Project Management
3 79 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
4 65 (9.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (9.38%) ITIL
6 49 (7.41%) Customer-Centricity
7 32 (4.84%) Migration
7 32 (4.84%) PRINCE2
7 32 (4.84%) Programme Management
8 31 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (4.69%) Change Management
9 30 (4.54%) DevOps
9 30 (4.54%) SEO
10 29 (4.39%) Use Case
10 29 (4.39%) Waterfall
11 28 (4.24%) Business Analysis
12 27 (4.08%) Service Management
13 26 (3.93%) Service Design
14 24 (3.63%) Incident Management
15 23 (3.48%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 48 (7.26%) SQL
2 26 (3.93%) Java
3 21 (3.18%) Python
4 14 (2.12%) JavaScript
5 13 (1.97%) Shell Script
6 12 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 12 (1.82%) C
7 7 (1.06%) PL/SQL
8 6 (0.91%) VBA
9 4 (0.61%) Perl
10 3 (0.45%) PHP
10 3 (0.45%) R
10 3 (0.45%) Scala
11 2 (0.30%) C#
11 2 (0.30%) Ruby
12 1 (0.15%) ABAP
12 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.15%) VB
12 1 (0.15%) VBScript
12 1 (0.15%) X++
Qualifications
1 87 (13.16%) Degree
2 44 (6.66%) PMI Certification
3 20 (3.03%) PMP
4 16 (2.42%) PgMP
5 13 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.66%) CCNP
7 10 (1.51%) CISSP
7 10 (1.51%) Security Cleared
8 8 (1.21%) CCNA
8 8 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.06%) ISEB
9 7 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (1.06%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.91%) CISM
10 6 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
11 5 (0.76%) CCIE
11 5 (0.76%) CISA
11 5 (0.76%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.61%) CCDP
12 4 (0.61%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.69%) SLA
2 22 (3.33%) PMO
3 21 (3.18%) QA
4 13 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.21%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.76%) COBIT
8 4 (0.61%) GDPR
9 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.30%) GCP
10 2 (0.30%) IFRS
System Software
1 22 (3.33%) Docker
1 22 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (3.48%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.82%) Puppet
3 11 (1.66%) Ansible
3 11 (1.66%) HP ALM
4 10 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.51%) Salt
4 10 (1.51%) Terraform
5 8 (1.21%) Packer
6 6 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (0.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.30%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.30%) Netcool
8 2 (0.30%) TIBCO Hawk
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.15%) MOM
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (6.96%) Microsoft
2 30 (4.54%) Oracle
3 28 (4.24%) SAP
4 24 (3.63%) Cisco
5 23 (3.48%) VMware
6 21 (3.18%) Red Hat
7 16 (2.42%) HP
7 16 (2.42%) Remedy
8 9 (1.36%) TIBCO
9 8 (1.21%) EXTOL
10 7 (1.06%) Teradata
11 6 (0.91%) Facebook
11 6 (0.91%) IBM
11 6 (0.91%) IFS
11 6 (0.91%) Twitter
12 5 (0.76%) Nokia
12 5 (0.76%) Tableau
13 4 (0.61%) BT
13 4 (0.61%) Genesys
13 4 (0.61%) MicroStrategy