Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 876 646 652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.25% 15.73% 15.37%
As % of the General category 52.21% 40.58% 40.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 190 216
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £216 £250 £220
90th Percentile £575 £614 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £372 £363
% change year-on-year +7.53% +2.62% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 13
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.96% - -50.91%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.38 £11.50
90th Percentile £26.75 £17.08 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £19.19 £13.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +42.17% -34.15% -25.45%

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 1,678 1,592 1,627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 38.79% 38.76% 38.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 690 719
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £205 £250 £225
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 52 60
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.00 £18.00 £19.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -6.76% -10.21%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £49.00 £41.50 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £20.25 £25.50
% change year-on-year +40.74% -20.59% +13.33%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +7 279 £400 -5.88% 16
Newbury 0 114 £448 +8.48% 7
Slough +9 75 £363 +3.57% 8
Maidenhead -1 52 £425 -11.69% 3
Bracknell -11 15 £250 -25.93%
Windsor - 2 £500 -
Telecoms
South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 182 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 110 (12.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 105 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
5 100 (11.42%) Finance
6 96 (10.96%) Degree
7 93 (10.62%) Project Management
8 88 (10.05%) Microsoft
9 83 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
10 77 (8.79%) Customer-Centricity
11 70 (7.99%) Radio Access Network
12 69 (7.88%) PMO
13 64 (7.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 59 (6.74%) ITIL
15 55 (6.28%) Scrum
16 51 (5.82%) Marketing
17 50 (5.71%) Huawei
17 50 (5.71%) SQL
18 49 (5.59%) Microsoft Office
18 49 (5.59%) SLA
19 48 (5.48%) Legal
20 47 (5.37%) 3G
20 47 (5.37%) User Experience
20 47 (5.37%) Analytics
21 45 (5.14%) 4G
21 45 (5.14%) Cloud Computing
22 44 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
22 44 (5.02%) Python
23 43 (4.91%) PRINCE2
24 42 (4.79%) Service Delivery

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 24 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.83%) Apache Spark
3 15 (1.71%) CMS
4 7 (0.80%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.57%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.23%) Confluence
7 2 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.23%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.23%) SAS
8 1 (0.11%) Apache
8 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.11%) Liferay
8 1 (0.11%) Smallworld
8 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 110 (12.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 64 (7.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 49 (5.59%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (2.40%) MS Visio
5 20 (2.28%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (1.60%) Maya
7 10 (1.14%) InVision
8 7 (0.80%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.34%) UXPin
10 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.23%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.11%) Autodesk Inventor
11 1 (0.11%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 18 (2.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.23%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.11%) Maximo
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.11%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.11%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 45 (5.14%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (1.94%) Office 365
4 17 (1.94%) SaaS
5 13 (1.48%) PaaS
6 12 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (1.26%) IaaS
8 2 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.23%) Amazon SageMaker
8 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.23%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.23%) G Suite
8 2 (0.23%) Serverless
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon Alexa
9 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 70 (7.99%) Radio Access Network
2 47 (5.37%) 3G
3 45 (5.14%) 4G
4 35 (4.00%) Firewall
5 32 (3.65%) LTE
6 31 (3.54%) LAN
6 31 (3.54%) MPLS
6 31 (3.54%) WAN
6 31 (3.54%) Wireless
7 30 (3.42%) TCP/IP
8 29 (3.31%) BGP
9 26 (2.97%) Internet
10 25 (2.85%) 3GPP
10 25 (2.85%) OSPF
11 24 (2.74%) VPN
12 23 (2.63%) VoLTE
13 21 (2.40%) Diameter Protocol
14 20 (2.28%) Wireshark
15 19 (2.17%) 5G
15 19 (2.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.42%) Big Data
2 17 (1.94%) Hadoop
3 12 (1.37%) Power BI
4 11 (1.26%) SQL Server
5 9 (1.03%) Relational Database
6 8 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (0.80%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.68%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.68%) MySQL
8 6 (0.68%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.57%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.46%) Apache Hive
10 4 (0.46%) Flink
11 2 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.23%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.23%) MS Access
12 1 (0.11%) GIS
12 1 (0.11%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 16 (1.83%) SoapUI
2 13 (1.48%) JIRA
3 4 (0.46%) Fiddler
4 3 (0.34%) Axure RP
4 3 (0.34%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.23%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.11%) ER Studio
6 1 (0.11%) ERwin
6 1 (0.11%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.11%) JMeter
6 1 (0.11%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.11%) Mocha
6 1 (0.11%) Selenium
6 1 (0.11%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (0.11%) Subversion
6 1 (0.11%) webpack
General
1 100 (11.42%) Finance
2 51 (5.82%) Marketing
3 48 (5.48%) Legal
4 29 (3.31%) Billing
5 25 (2.85%) Mandarin Language
6 15 (1.71%) Retail
7 14 (1.60%) Electronics
7 14 (1.60%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.37%) Back Office
9 11 (1.26%) Front Office
10 6 (0.68%) Law
11 5 (0.57%) Publishing
12 3 (0.34%) Automotive
12 3 (0.34%) Games
13 2 (0.23%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.11%) Advertising
14 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 100 (11.42%) Architect
2 84 (9.59%) Project Manager
3 82 (9.36%) Analyst
4 55 (6.28%) Telecoms Manager
5 40 (4.57%) Developer
6 35 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
7 34 (3.88%) Consultant
7 34 (3.88%) Coordinator
8 33 (3.77%) Designer
9 32 (3.65%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 30 (3.42%) Scrum Master
11 23 (2.63%) Project Coordinator
12 20 (2.28%) Data Engineer
12 20 (2.28%) Programme Manager
12 20 (2.28%) Test Engineer
13 19 (2.17%) Vendor Manager
14 18 (2.05%) Delivery Manager
15 16 (1.83%) Big Data Engineer
15 16 (1.83%) Network Engineer
16 15 (1.71%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.42%) HTML
2 24 (2.74%) SOAP
3 22 (2.51%) LDAP
4 19 (2.17%) CSS
5 18 (2.05%) Velocity
6 14 (1.60%) Web Services
7 11 (1.26%) .NET
8 10 (1.14%) scikit-learn
8 10 (1.14%) Spring
8 10 (1.14%) XML
9 9 (1.03%) Middleware
10 7 (0.80%) REST
11 6 (0.68%) AngularJS
11 6 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (0.68%) Kafka
11 6 (0.68%) Visualforce
12 5 (0.57%) Django
12 5 (0.57%) Flask
12 5 (0.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 105 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.37%) User Experience
3 41 (4.68%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.08%) PMI
5 26 (2.97%) Data Centre
5 26 (2.97%) Mobile App
6 25 (2.85%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (1.83%) Algorithms
8 11 (1.26%) Robotics
9 8 (0.91%) Private Cloud
9 8 (0.91%) Virtual Team
10 7 (0.80%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.57%) CCTV
11 5 (0.57%) NHS
11 5 (0.57%) Social Media
11 5 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.46%) CMDB
12 4 (0.46%) PACS
13 3 (0.34%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.34%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 36 (4.11%) Linux
2 30 (3.42%) Windows
3 27 (3.08%) Unix
4 12 (1.37%) Solaris
5 9 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (0.91%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.57%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.46%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.23%) CentOS
9 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.11%) Android
10 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 93 (10.62%) Project Management
4 83 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
5 77 (8.79%) Customer-Centricity
6 59 (6.74%) ITIL
7 55 (6.28%) Scrum
8 47 (5.37%) Analytics
9 44 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
10 43 (4.91%) PRINCE2
11 42 (4.79%) Service Delivery
12 39 (4.45%) Service Management
13 36 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (4.11%) Dependency Management
13 36 (4.11%) Waterfall
14 35 (4.00%) Matrix Management
14 35 (4.00%) Project Governance
15 32 (3.65%) Incident Management
15 32 (3.65%) Migration
16 31 (3.54%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 50 (5.71%) SQL
2 44 (5.02%) Python
3 30 (3.42%) Java
4 26 (2.97%) C
5 23 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 15 (1.71%) Bash Shell
7 14 (1.60%) C#
8 12 (1.37%) MATLAB
8 12 (1.37%) Perl
9 7 (0.80%) Scala
10 6 (0.68%) Apex Code
10 6 (0.68%) C++
10 6 (0.68%) Ruby
11 4 (0.46%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.34%) R
12 3 (0.34%) VB
12 3 (0.34%) VBA
13 2 (0.23%) Korn
13 2 (0.23%) PHP
13 2 (0.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 96 (10.96%) Degree
2 38 (4.34%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (3.77%) PMI Certification
4 26 (2.97%) Security Cleared
5 24 (2.74%) CCNP
6 22 (2.51%) SC Cleared
7 17 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 16 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (1.71%) CCNA
10 14 (1.60%) Master's Degree
10 14 (1.60%) PMP
11 9 (1.03%) CCIE
11 9 (1.03%) MBA
12 8 (0.91%) JNCIS
13 6 (0.68%) ACCA
13 6 (0.68%) CIMA
14 5 (0.57%) BC Cleared
14 5 (0.57%) CCIP
14 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.57%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (7.88%) PMO
2 49 (5.59%) SLA
3 10 (1.14%) QA
4 6 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.68%) GDPR
4 6 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.46%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.23%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 11 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.03%) Docker
3 6 (0.68%) KVM
4 4 (0.46%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.34%) NFS
6 2 (0.23%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.23%) BIND 9
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.23%) Postfix
6 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.11%) Firmware
7 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) vCloud
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (2.05%) HP ALM
2 9 (1.03%) Ansible
3 7 (0.80%) NSN NetAct
4 4 (0.46%) Amdocs OSS
4 4 (0.46%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 4 (0.46%) CSIRT
4 4 (0.46%) Puppet
5 3 (0.34%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.34%) SCCM
6 2 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.23%) Netcool
6 2 (0.23%) Packer
6 2 (0.23%) Salt
6 2 (0.23%) Terraform
7 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.11%) Grafana
7 1 (0.11%) Graphite
Vendors
1 88 (10.05%) Microsoft
2 50 (5.71%) Huawei
3 40 (4.57%) Cisco
4 37 (4.22%) Remedy
5 33 (3.77%) Oracle
6 31 (3.54%) Nokia
7 24 (2.74%) SAP
8 23 (2.63%) HP
9 22 (2.51%) TIBCO
10 21 (2.40%) BMC
11 19 (2.17%) Juniper
12 15 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (1.71%) VMware
13 14 (1.60%) Ericsson
13 14 (1.60%) Mapinfo
13 14 (1.60%) Talend
14 13 (1.48%) Red Hat
14 13 (1.48%) UiPath
15 12 (1.37%) Nortel
15 12 (1.37%) Tableau