Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 2020 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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 655 805 685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.73% 19.79% 16.84%
As % of the General category 52.53% 50.16% 42.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 204 187
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £203 £214 £234
90th Percentile £525 £575 £593
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 8 8
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £22.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +62.96% -44.90%
10th Percentile £15.75 £13.50 £11.44
90th Percentile £30.35 £27.73 £31.15
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £19.39 £13.50
% change year-on-year -14.88% +43.59% -39.33%

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 1,247 1,605 1,602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 37.57% 39.45% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 593 714
Berkshire median daily rate £435 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £207 £222 £250
90th Percentile £599 £588 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 39 47
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £22.65 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.15% +11.85% +3.18%
10th Percentile £13.17 £13.20 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.05 £50.34 £44.90
South East median hourly rate £22.25 £26.58 £21.25
% change year-on-year -16.27% +25.06% -4.71%

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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020. 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 +2 302 £400 - 35
Newbury 0 84 £450 +0.56% 23
Slough 0 48 £406 +12.07% 7
Maidenhead +1 28 £481 +13.24% 1
Bracknell +22 4 £369 +46.77% 4
Crowthorne - 1 £165 -
Wokingham - 1 £900 -
Telecoms
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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.

1 113 (17.25%) Radio Access Network
2 98 (14.96%) Project Management
3 93 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 86 (13.13%) ITIL
6 81 (12.37%) 4G
7 77 (11.76%) Finance
8 70 (10.69%) Migration
9 59 (9.01%) Microsoft
10 56 (8.55%) Project Delivery
11 55 (8.40%) Degree
12 54 (8.24%) PRINCE2
12 54 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
13 53 (8.09%) Service Management
13 53 (8.09%) Change Management
14 48 (7.33%) SLA
14 48 (7.33%) Cisco
15 46 (7.02%) Remedy
16 45 (6.87%) 3G
17 43 (6.56%) PMI Certification
18 42 (6.41%) WAN
18 42 (6.41%) Microsoft Excel
19 41 (6.26%) QA
20 40 (6.11%) Legal
21 38 (5.80%) Management Information System
21 38 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
21 38 (5.80%) 5G
22 37 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
23 35 (5.34%) Decision-Making
23 35 (5.34%) Business Intelligence

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 10 (1.53%) OpenStack
2 9 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.22%) Confluence
4 6 (0.92%) Apache
5 4 (0.61%) SAS
6 3 (0.46%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.46%) iPlanet
6 3 (0.46%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.15%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.15%) CMS
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.15%) Smallworld
8 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (6.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (2.75%) MS Visio
5 17 (2.60%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.46%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.46%) InVision
6 3 (0.46%) Sketch
7 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.15%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.15%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.15%) Revit
8 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.76%) assyst
2 5 (0.76%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.61%) CSG Singleview
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.46%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.12%) Azure
2 15 (2.29%) AWS
3 11 (1.68%) Power Platform
4 8 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.22%) Data Lake Analytics
5 5 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (0.76%) GCP
5 5 (0.76%) IaaS
5 5 (0.76%) Office 365
5 5 (0.76%) SaaS
6 4 (0.61%) Basecamp
6 4 (0.61%) Trello
7 3 (0.46%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.31%) SurveyMonkey
9 1 (0.15%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Flow
9 1 (0.15%) Tricentis Tosca
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 113 (17.25%) Radio Access Network
2 81 (12.37%) 4G
3 45 (6.87%) 3G
4 42 (6.41%) WAN
5 38 (5.80%) 5G
6 30 (4.58%) LAN
7 29 (4.43%) Firewall
7 29 (4.43%) Internet
8 28 (4.27%) 2G
9 22 (3.36%) VPN
10 20 (3.05%) MPLS
11 18 (2.75%) BGP
11 18 (2.75%) VoIP
11 18 (2.75%) Wireless
12 16 (2.44%) DNS
12 16 (2.44%) TCP/IP
13 15 (2.29%) LTE
14 13 (1.98%) Broadband
14 13 (1.98%) Ethernet
14 13 (1.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.68%) Big Data
2 10 (1.53%) Power BI
3 9 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.22%) Data Lake
4 8 (1.22%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.76%) GIS
5 5 (0.76%) Hadoop
5 5 (0.76%) SQL Server
6 4 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.61%) DB2
7 3 (0.46%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.31%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.31%) OLAP
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.15%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.15%) Lumira
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.15%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.15%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 16 (2.44%) JIRA
2 8 (1.22%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.76%) Selenium
4 4 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.46%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.46%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.31%) JMeter
7 1 (0.15%) Appium
7 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.15%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.15%) Subversion
7 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.15%) WebDriver
General
1 77 (11.76%) Finance
2 40 (6.11%) Legal
3 26 (3.97%) Billing
4 21 (3.21%) Marketing
5 19 (2.90%) Mandarin Language
5 19 (2.90%) Retail
6 10 (1.53%) Law
7 8 (1.22%) Public Sector
8 5 (0.76%) Banking
8 5 (0.76%) Electronics
8 5 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.46%) Back Office
9 3 (0.46%) Digital Economy
9 3 (0.46%) Publishing
10 1 (0.15%) Advertising
10 1 (0.15%) Games
10 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (12.82%) Architect
2 63 (9.62%) Project Manager
3 59 (9.01%) Analyst
3 59 (9.01%) Designer
4 45 (6.87%) Telecoms Manager
5 38 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
6 30 (4.58%) Solutions Designer
7 26 (3.97%) Network Engineer
8 25 (3.82%) Coordinator
9 24 (3.66%) Programme Manager
10 23 (3.51%) Business Analyst
10 23 (3.51%) Delivery Manager
10 23 (3.51%) Project Coordinator
11 20 (3.05%) Developer
11 20 (3.05%) OSS Architect
12 17 (2.60%) Consultant
13 16 (2.44%) Fibre Planner
13 16 (2.44%) RAN Engineer
14 14 (2.14%) Telecoms Analyst
15 13 (1.98%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.82%) Web Services
2 13 (1.98%) XML
3 9 (1.37%) REST
4 8 (1.22%) HTML
5 7 (1.07%) .NET
6 6 (0.92%) RESTful
6 6 (0.92%) SOAP
7 5 (0.76%) Ajax
8 4 (0.61%) Kafka
9 3 (0.46%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.46%) Apache Commons
9 3 (0.46%) JDBC
9 3 (0.46%) JSON
9 3 (0.46%) JSP
9 3 (0.46%) Node.js
9 3 (0.46%) Servlets
10 2 (0.31%) CSS
10 2 (0.31%) LDAP
10 2 (0.31%) WSDL
10 2 (0.31%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 38 (5.80%) Management Information System
2 37 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (5.34%) PMI
4 24 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (2.90%) Data Centre
5 19 (2.90%) Fibre Optics
5 19 (2.90%) Virtual Team
6 12 (1.83%) User Experience
7 8 (1.22%) CMDB
7 8 (1.22%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.07%) Public Cloud
9 6 (0.92%) Digital TV
10 5 (0.76%) CCTV
10 5 (0.76%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.61%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.46%) Handset
12 3 (0.46%) NHS
12 3 (0.46%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.46%) Taxonomies
13 2 (0.31%) STB
Operating Systems
1 25 (3.82%) Linux
2 14 (2.14%) Windows
3 13 (1.98%) Unix
4 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
4 3 (0.46%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.31%) Solaris
5 2 (0.31%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.15%) VMS
6 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (14.96%) Project Management
2 93 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 86 (13.13%) ITIL
5 70 (10.69%) Migration
6 56 (8.55%) Project Delivery
7 54 (8.24%) PRINCE2
7 54 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
8 53 (8.09%) Change Management
8 53 (8.09%) Service Management
9 35 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
9 35 (5.34%) Decision-Making
10 33 (5.04%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 33 (5.04%) Service Delivery
11 32 (4.89%) Analytics
11 32 (4.89%) Configuration Management
12 30 (4.58%) Incident Management
12 30 (4.58%) Problem Management
13 29 (4.43%) Process Management
14 27 (4.12%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (5.19%) SQL
2 20 (3.05%) JavaScript
3 18 (2.75%) Java
4 15 (2.29%) Python
5 8 (1.22%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.07%) PowerShell
7 6 (0.92%) C
7 6 (0.92%) C#
7 6 (0.92%) Perl
8 5 (0.76%) PHP
8 5 (0.76%) PL/SQL
8 5 (0.76%) VBA
9 1 (0.15%) C++
9 1 (0.15%) R
Qualifications
1 55 (8.40%) Degree
2 43 (6.56%) PMI Certification
3 34 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (4.58%) Security Cleared
5 26 (3.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 23 (3.51%) SC Cleared
7 21 (3.21%) CCNP
8 20 (3.05%) CCNA
9 12 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
10 11 (1.68%) CCIE
11 10 (1.53%) PMP
12 9 (1.37%) BC Cleared
13 8 (1.22%) IIBA
13 8 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (1.22%) TOGAF Certification
14 7 (1.07%) CCIP
14 7 (1.07%) HNC
15 5 (0.76%) CISSP
16 4 (0.61%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.33%) SLA
2 41 (6.26%) QA
3 20 (3.05%) PMO
4 12 (1.83%) GDPR
5 7 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.07%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.92%) NIST
7 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.15%) IFRS
8 1 (0.15%) NIST 800
System Software
1 8 (1.22%) Docker
2 6 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.76%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.46%) KVM
4 3 (0.46%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.31%) vSphere
5 2 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (1.53%) Amdocs OSS
2 7 (1.07%) Ansible
3 5 (0.76%) HP ALM
3 5 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.76%) Puppet
4 4 (0.61%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.61%) Netcool
5 3 (0.46%) Cobbler
5 3 (0.46%) Icinga
5 3 (0.46%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 3 (0.46%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.31%) Terraform
7 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.15%) SCCM
7 1 (0.15%) SCOM
7 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (9.01%) Microsoft
2 48 (7.33%) Cisco
3 46 (7.02%) Remedy
4 34 (5.19%) Huawei
5 32 (4.89%) Samsung
6 29 (4.43%) Nokia
7 24 (3.66%) ComArch
8 23 (3.51%) Juniper
9 22 (3.36%) Oracle
10 20 (3.05%) BMC
11 13 (1.98%) Ericsson
12 11 (1.68%) Cramer
12 11 (1.68%) VMware
13 10 (1.53%) CheckPoint
13 10 (1.53%) ServiceNow
14 9 (1.37%) Adobe
14 9 (1.37%) HP
14 9 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (1.22%) SAP
15 8 (1.22%) Siebel