Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 720 678 767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.30% 17.71% 16.07%
As % of the General category 45.45% 40.79% 42.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 178 266
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £205 £250 £251
90th Percentile £538 £523 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 9
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% +8.00% -35.06%
10th Percentile £13.35 £11.72 £10.70
90th Percentile £30.50 £32.54 £42.00
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £17.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year +30.43% -46.92% +130.50%

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 1,584 1,662 1,801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 40.25% 43.41% 37.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 688 795
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £215 £250 £226
90th Percentile £571 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £433 £421 £410
% change year-on-year +2.67% +2.74% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 55 58
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -11.76% -2.86%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.25 £10.71
90th Percentile £46.15 £34.95 £35.40
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +55.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +1 207 £400 +4.92% 21
Newbury 0 134 £425 +6.25% 6
Maidenhead 0 52 £350 +6.06%
Slough +1 45 £373 +6.43% 7
Bracknell -3 21 £250 -28.57% 9
Wokingham -16 3 £375 -
Telecoms
South East

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 160 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (16.25%) Finance
3 104 (14.44%) Degree
4 98 (13.61%) Project Management
5 82 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
6 80 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 75 (10.42%) Microsoft Excel
8 73 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 72 (10.00%) ITIL
10 67 (9.31%) Microsoft
11 58 (8.06%) SLA
12 54 (7.50%) Customer-Centricity
13 49 (6.81%) Radio Access Network
14 47 (6.53%) Service Management
14 47 (6.53%) Management Information System
15 44 (6.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 43 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
17 42 (5.83%) Linux
18 40 (5.56%) Windows
18 40 (5.56%) Migration
19 39 (5.42%) SQL
19 39 (5.42%) Waterfall
19 39 (5.42%) Cloud Computing
20 38 (5.28%) Scrum
21 37 (5.14%) Retail
21 37 (5.14%) Java
21 37 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
21 37 (5.14%) Remedy
21 37 (5.14%) PMI Certification
22 35 (4.86%) Python

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 15 (2.08%) OpenStack
2 13 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (1.53%) SharePoint
4 7 (0.97%) CMS
5 5 (0.69%) Apache
5 5 (0.69%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.69%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.56%) Drupal
6 4 (0.56%) MS Project Server
6 4 (0.56%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.28%) SAS
8 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.14%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.14%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.14%) JBoss
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 75 (10.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (6.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 43 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
4 35 (4.86%) MS Visio
5 26 (3.61%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.69%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.42%) InVision
9 2 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.28%) Maya
Business Applications
1 17 (2.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (1.25%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.42%) SAP MDG
3 3 (0.42%) TIBCO iProcess
4 2 (0.28%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.28%) SAP MDM
4 2 (0.28%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.14%) Maximo
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.14%) SAP CS
5 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.14%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.42%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (2.64%) SaaS
3 18 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.08%) PaaS
5 13 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (1.53%) AWS CodePipeline
6 11 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (1.53%) Serverless
7 10 (1.39%) Office 365
8 5 (0.69%) IaaS
8 5 (0.69%) IBM Blueworks
9 4 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.14%) Taleo
12 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (6.81%) Radio Access Network
2 33 (4.58%) 3G
2 33 (4.58%) MPLS
3 32 (4.44%) 4G
4 26 (3.61%) LTE
5 25 (3.47%) Firewall
5 25 (3.47%) LAN
6 24 (3.33%) VoIP
6 24 (3.33%) WAN
7 21 (2.92%) Ethernet
8 20 (2.78%) BGP
8 20 (2.78%) Internet
8 20 (2.78%) VoLTE
8 20 (2.78%) Wireless
9 19 (2.64%) OSPF
10 17 (2.36%) VPN
11 16 (2.22%) Wireshark
12 15 (2.08%) GSM
12 15 (2.08%) TCP/IP
12 15 (2.08%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.50%) Big Data
2 12 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (1.53%) Oracle Database
3 11 (1.53%) Power BI
4 8 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 7 (0.97%) Hadoop
6 6 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (0.83%) Data Mining
6 6 (0.83%) SQL Server
7 5 (0.69%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.56%) MS Access
8 4 (0.56%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.42%) Lumira
9 3 (0.42%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.42%) MySQL
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.28%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.28%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (1.67%) SoapUI
2 11 (1.53%) JIRA
3 5 (0.69%) Fiddler
4 4 (0.56%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.56%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.56%) gulp
4 4 (0.56%) PHPUnit
5 3 (0.42%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.42%) IntelliJ
5 3 (0.42%) JUnit
5 3 (0.42%) Maven
5 3 (0.42%) Subversion
5 3 (0.42%) XMLSpy
General
1 117 (16.25%) Finance
2 37 (5.14%) Retail
3 35 (4.86%) Legal
4 33 (4.58%) Marketing
5 22 (3.06%) Mandarin Language
6 17 (2.36%) Billing
7 14 (1.94%) Electronics
8 13 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.53%) Front Office
10 10 (1.39%) Back Office
11 8 (1.11%) Digital Economy
12 7 (0.97%) Banking
13 4 (0.56%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.42%) Law
14 3 (0.42%) Publishing
15 2 (0.28%) Advertising
15 2 (0.28%) Brand Awareness
15 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.14%) Games
16 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 72 (10.00%) Architect
2 69 (9.58%) Analyst
3 56 (7.78%) Project Manager
4 46 (6.39%) Telecoms Manager
5 34 (4.72%) Developer
6 27 (3.75%) Consultant
7 25 (3.47%) Scrum Master
7 25 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (3.19%) Coordinator
9 22 (3.06%) Designer
10 21 (2.92%) IT Manager
11 20 (2.78%) Vendor Manager
12 18 (2.50%) OSS Architect
12 18 (2.50%) Support Engineer
13 17 (2.36%) Delivery Manager
13 17 (2.36%) Network Engineer
13 17 (2.36%) Programme Manager
14 16 (2.22%) Service Manager
14 16 (2.22%) Telecoms Project Manager
15 14 (1.94%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.78%) Velocity
2 19 (2.64%) CSS
2 19 (2.64%) Middleware
2 19 (2.64%) SOAP
3 18 (2.50%) HTML
3 18 (2.50%) Web Services
4 16 (2.22%) REST
5 14 (1.94%) HTML5
6 13 (1.81%) CSS3
6 13 (1.81%) jQuery
7 11 (1.53%) J2EE
7 11 (1.53%) Node.js
7 11 (1.53%) Spring
8 10 (1.39%) LDAP
8 10 (1.39%) XML
9 7 (0.97%) Spring Boot
10 5 (0.69%) .NET
10 5 (0.69%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.56%) JMS
11 4 (0.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 82 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (6.53%) Management Information System
3 34 (4.72%) Computer Science
4 31 (4.31%) Data Centre
5 27 (3.75%) User Experience
6 24 (3.33%) PMI
7 19 (2.64%) Virtual Team
8 16 (2.22%) Mobile App
8 16 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (1.81%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
10 11 (1.53%) Robotics
11 9 (1.25%) Social Media
12 6 (0.83%) Video Editing
13 5 (0.69%) TM Forum
14 4 (0.56%) CCTV
14 4 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (0.56%) NHS
14 4 (0.56%) PACS
15 3 (0.42%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 42 (5.83%) Linux
2 40 (5.56%) Windows
3 32 (4.44%) Unix
4 15 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.39%) Solaris
6 6 (0.83%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.69%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.56%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (13.61%) Project Management
3 80 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 73 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (10.00%) ITIL
6 54 (7.50%) Customer-Centricity
7 47 (6.53%) Service Management
8 40 (5.56%) Migration
9 39 (5.42%) Waterfall
10 38 (5.28%) Scrum
11 37 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
12 35 (4.86%) DevOps
13 34 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
14 33 (4.58%) Programme Management
15 31 (4.31%) Incident Management
16 30 (4.17%) Service Delivery
17 28 (3.89%) Customer Requirements
18 27 (3.75%) PRINCE2
18 27 (3.75%) Validation
19 26 (3.61%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 39 (5.42%) SQL
2 37 (5.14%) Java
3 35 (4.86%) Python
4 28 (3.89%) C
5 19 (2.64%) Bash Shell
6 18 (2.50%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.25%) Perl
7 9 (1.25%) VBA
8 5 (0.69%) MATLAB
8 5 (0.69%) Ruby
9 4 (0.56%) C#
9 4 (0.56%) C++
9 4 (0.56%) PHP
9 4 (0.56%) R
9 4 (0.56%) VB
10 3 (0.42%) Scala
11 2 (0.28%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.28%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.28%) VBScript
12 1 (0.14%) AWK
Qualifications
1 104 (14.44%) Degree
2 37 (5.14%) PMI Certification
3 22 (3.06%) PMP
4 19 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (1.81%) CCNP
6 12 (1.67%) Security Cleared
7 11 (1.53%) CCNA
8 10 (1.39%) PgMP
9 9 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.25%) Master's Degree
9 9 (1.25%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.69%) CCDA
10 5 (0.69%) CCIE
10 5 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.56%) CCDP
11 4 (0.56%) CCIP
11 4 (0.56%) ISEB
11 4 (0.56%) MCDST
11 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (8.06%) SLA
2 34 (4.72%) PMO
3 15 (2.08%) QA
4 7 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.56%) GDPR
6 4 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.42%) GCP
8 2 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 27 (3.75%) Docker
2 17 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.69%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.28%) KVM
6 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.14%) Firmware
6 1 (0.14%) NFS
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.14%) vCloud
6 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (2.78%) Kubernetes
2 17 (2.36%) HP ALM
3 14 (1.94%) Puppet
4 13 (1.81%) Ansible
5 12 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.67%) Salt
6 11 (1.53%) Terraform
7 9 (1.25%) Packer
8 4 (0.56%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 4 (0.56%) CSIRT
8 4 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.28%) SCCM
10 2 (0.28%) TIBCO Hawk
11 1 (0.14%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.14%) Cisco IPCC
11 1 (0.14%) Netcool
11 1 (0.14%) OpenView
11 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.14%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 67 (9.31%) Microsoft
2 37 (5.14%) Remedy
3 33 (4.58%) Oracle
4 31 (4.31%) SAP
5 30 (4.17%) TIBCO
6 25 (3.47%) Cisco
7 23 (3.19%) HP
8 19 (2.64%) VMware
9 18 (2.50%) BMC
9 18 (2.50%) Huawei
10 16 (2.22%) Red Hat
11 12 (1.67%) Nokia
12 10 (1.39%) ComArch
12 10 (1.39%) Juniper
13 9 (1.25%) IBM
13 9 (1.25%) UiPath
14 8 (1.11%) Actix
14 8 (1.11%) BT
14 8 (1.11%) Mapinfo
15 7 (0.97%) EXTOL