Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 901 694 692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.88% 17.23% 17.91%
As % of the General category 52.84% 45.93% 42.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 175 187
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.23% -4.91%
10th Percentile £275 £208 £194
90th Percentile £560 £542 £530
South East median daily rate £415 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +7.10% +3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 11
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +48.15% -70.00%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.80 £10.50
90th Percentile £23.00 £31.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £19.39 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -11.89% +25.71% -60.23%

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 1,705 1,511 1,616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 39.50% 37.50% 41.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 629 673
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £257 £213
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 38 53
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £20.38 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.98% +23.48% -13.16%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.25 £12.10
90th Percentile £51.20 £48.25 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £34.50 £25.93 £25.50
% change year-on-year +33.04% +1.70% -7.27%

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 19 April 2019.

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
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 19 April 2019. 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 +7 243 £413 +10.00% 14
Newbury 0 124 £475 +18.75% 9
Slough +6 99 £375 - 6
Maidenhead +1 72 £450 +9.09% 2
Bracknell -33 10 £363 +20.83% 3
Windsor - 2 £500 - 1
Telecoms
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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.

1 199 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 116 (12.87%) Project Management
4 99 (10.99%) Finance
5 90 (9.99%) PRINCE2
6 83 (9.21%) Microsoft Excel
7 77 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
8 74 (8.21%) Radio Access Network
8 74 (8.21%) ITIL
9 66 (7.33%) Microsoft
9 66 (7.33%) Marketing
10 64 (7.10%) Billing
10 64 (7.10%) 4G
11 63 (6.99%) PMI Certification
12 60 (6.66%) PMO
13 57 (6.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 57 (6.33%) Analytics
14 56 (6.22%) SQL
15 55 (6.10%) PMI
16 54 (5.99%) Cisco
16 54 (5.99%) 3G
17 52 (5.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 51 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
18 51 (5.66%) Problem-Solving
19 50 (5.55%) SLA
20 49 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
20 49 (5.44%) Degree
21 48 (5.33%) Oracle
21 48 (5.33%) Change Management
22 47 (5.22%) Migration

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 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.66%) CMS
3 12 (1.33%) Apache Spark
3 12 (1.33%) WebLogic
4 11 (1.22%) OpenStack
5 7 (0.78%) Confluence
5 7 (0.78%) SAS
6 4 (0.44%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.44%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.22%) Apache
7 2 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.22%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.22%) Liferay
7 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.11%) Smallworld
Applications
1 83 (9.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (5.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 33 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
4 32 (3.55%) MS Visio
5 18 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (1.55%) Photoshop
7 11 (1.22%) InVision
7 11 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.89%) AutoCAD
9 7 (0.78%) Maya
10 5 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.44%) UXPin
12 3 (0.33%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.11%) Autodesk Inventor
13 1 (0.11%) MicroStation
13 1 (0.11%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 21 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (1.66%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.11%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (3.11%) PaaS
3 28 (3.11%) SaaS
4 26 (2.89%) IaaS
5 14 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (1.11%) Adobe Analytics
8 6 (0.67%) Office 365
9 5 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.55%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.44%) Serverless
11 3 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.33%) Data Lake Analytics
12 2 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.22%) Amazon Glacier
12 2 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.22%) Amazon SageMaker
12 2 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (8.21%) Radio Access Network
2 64 (7.10%) 4G
3 54 (5.99%) 3G
4 37 (4.11%) 2G
5 30 (3.33%) LAN
5 30 (3.33%) WAN
6 29 (3.22%) Firewall
7 27 (3.00%) 5G
8 25 (2.77%) MPLS
9 24 (2.66%) BGP
10 23 (2.55%) Internet
10 23 (2.55%) Wireless
11 22 (2.44%) Network Security
12 21 (2.33%) LTE
12 21 (2.33%) OSPF
13 20 (2.22%) VPN
14 17 (1.89%) TCP/IP
15 15 (1.66%) VoIP
16 14 (1.55%) Value-Added Service
17 13 (1.44%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.66%) Big Data
2 11 (1.22%) Hadoop
3 10 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.11%) Power BI
4 9 (1.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (0.78%) MySQL
6 6 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (0.55%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.55%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.44%) Apache Hive
8 4 (0.44%) Data Lake
8 4 (0.44%) DB2
8 4 (0.44%) HBase
8 4 (0.44%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.44%) Pentaho
8 4 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.33%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (0.22%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 30 (3.33%) JIRA
2 10 (1.11%) Axure RP
2 10 (1.11%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.67%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (0.44%) Rational Rose
5 3 (0.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.22%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.22%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.22%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (0.22%) Mocha
6 2 (0.22%) Selenium
6 2 (0.22%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (0.22%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.22%) webpack
7 1 (0.11%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.11%) SonarQube
General
1 99 (10.99%) Finance
2 66 (7.33%) Marketing
3 64 (7.10%) Billing
4 30 (3.33%) Legal
5 26 (2.89%) Retail
6 21 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 19 (2.11%) Electronics
8 11 (1.22%) Mandarin Language
9 4 (0.44%) Back Office
9 4 (0.44%) Games
9 4 (0.44%) Law
10 3 (0.33%) Front Office
11 1 (0.11%) Advertising
11 1 (0.11%) Automotive
11 1 (0.11%) Banking
11 1 (0.11%) French Language
11 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 135 (14.98%) Architect
2 84 (9.32%) Project Manager
3 72 (7.99%) Analyst
4 64 (7.10%) Designer
5 44 (4.88%) Telecoms Manager
6 41 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 33 (3.66%) Delivery Manager
8 29 (3.22%) Developer
8 29 (3.22%) Solutions Designer
9 28 (3.11%) Programme Manager
10 26 (2.89%) Business Analyst
10 26 (2.89%) Consultant
11 25 (2.77%) Coordinator
12 23 (2.55%) Network Engineer
13 21 (2.33%) Cloud Engineer
13 21 (2.33%) Project Coordinator
13 21 (2.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
14 18 (2.00%) Service Manager
15 17 (1.89%) Scrum Master
16 16 (1.78%) Salesforce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.33%) Web Services
2 20 (2.22%) HTML
3 13 (1.44%) Kafka
4 12 (1.33%) SOAP
5 10 (1.11%) CSS
6 8 (0.89%) Visualforce
7 7 (0.78%) .NET
7 7 (0.78%) J2EE
7 7 (0.78%) JMS
8 6 (0.67%) LDAP
8 6 (0.67%) REST
9 5 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (0.55%) Spring
9 5 (0.55%) XML
10 4 (0.44%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (0.44%) Django
10 4 (0.44%) Flask
10 4 (0.44%) Node.js
11 3 (0.33%) CSS3
11 3 (0.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 77 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (6.10%) PMI
3 45 (4.99%) User Experience
4 36 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 33 (3.66%) Data Centre
6 25 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
7 24 (2.66%) Public Cloud
8 14 (1.55%) Private Cloud
9 13 (1.44%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.22%) CMDB
11 8 (0.89%) TM Forum
12 7 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (0.78%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.67%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
15 4 (0.44%) Marketing Technology
15 4 (0.44%) NGOSS
16 3 (0.33%) Cloud Native
16 3 (0.33%) Driving Licence
16 3 (0.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 32 (3.55%) Linux
2 15 (1.66%) Unix
2 15 (1.66%) Windows
3 8 (0.89%) Android
3 8 (0.89%) Apple iOS
3 8 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (0.78%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.22%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.11%) CentOS
6 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.11%) Solaris
6 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 116 (12.87%) Project Management
4 90 (9.99%) PRINCE2
5 74 (8.21%) ITIL
6 57 (6.33%) Analytics
6 57 (6.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 51 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
7 51 (5.66%) Problem-Solving
8 49 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
9 48 (5.33%) Change Management
10 47 (5.22%) Migration
11 46 (5.11%) Programme Management
11 46 (5.11%) Service Delivery
12 40 (4.44%) Dependency Management
12 40 (4.44%) Service Management
13 39 (4.33%) Incident Management
13 39 (4.33%) Scrum
14 38 (4.22%) Critical Success Factor
14 38 (4.22%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (6.22%) SQL
2 34 (3.77%) Python
3 30 (3.33%) Java
4 20 (2.22%) C
5 12 (1.33%) JavaScript
6 11 (1.22%) PL/SQL
7 10 (1.11%) C#
8 8 (0.89%) Apex Code
8 8 (0.89%) R
9 7 (0.78%) PowerShell
10 6 (0.67%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.67%) Scala
11 5 (0.55%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.44%) PHP
13 3 (0.33%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.22%) Perl
14 2 (0.22%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.22%) VBA
14 2 (0.22%) XAML
15 1 (0.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 63 (6.99%) PMI Certification
2 49 (5.44%) Degree
3 41 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 27 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (2.55%) SC Cleared
5 23 (2.55%) Security Cleared
6 22 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (2.33%) CCNP
8 12 (1.33%) CCIE
9 11 (1.22%) CISSP
9 11 (1.22%) PMP
10 8 (0.89%) CCNA
11 7 (0.78%) ACCA
11 7 (0.78%) CISM
12 6 (0.67%) CCIP
12 6 (0.67%) CRISC
12 6 (0.67%) MBA
12 6 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
13 5 (0.55%) CIMA
13 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (6.66%) PMO
2 50 (5.55%) SLA
3 24 (2.66%) QA
4 10 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.89%) GDPR
6 5 (0.55%) COBIT
6 5 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.55%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.33%) IFRS
8 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.22%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.89%) Docker
4 4 (0.44%) Firmware
4 4 (0.44%) HDFS
4 4 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.22%) BIND 9
5 2 (0.22%) KVM
5 2 (0.22%) NFS
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.22%) Postfix
6 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.11%) vCloud
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (1.89%) Amdocs OSS
2 14 (1.55%) Ansible
3 7 (0.78%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (0.67%) HP ALM
4 6 (0.67%) NSN NetAct
5 5 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
5 5 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (0.44%) Oozie
6 4 (0.44%) Terraform
7 2 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.22%) Grafana
7 2 (0.22%) Graphite
7 2 (0.22%) Nessus
8 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.11%) Nmap
8 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.11%) WSUS
8 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 66 (7.33%) Microsoft
2 54 (5.99%) Cisco
3 48 (5.33%) Oracle
4 42 (4.66%) Remedy
5 37 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
6 35 (3.88%) Huawei
7 33 (3.66%) Nokia
8 23 (2.55%) SAP
9 22 (2.44%) BMC
10 20 (2.22%) Cramer
11 17 (1.89%) Juniper
11 17 (1.89%) Red Hat
12 14 (1.55%) Adobe
13 13 (1.44%) Ericsson
13 13 (1.44%) VMware
14 11 (1.22%) Tableau
15 10 (1.11%) Fortinet
16 9 (1.00%) F5
16 9 (1.00%) HP
17 8 (0.89%) Nortel