Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 655 638 937
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.93% 15.12% 18.34%
As % of the General category 40.73% 39.33% 45.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 219 391
Berkshire median daily rate £414 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £250 £220 £250
90th Percentile £603 £500 £503
South East median daily rate £372 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +2.62% -3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 5
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.91% -8.33%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.55 £16.75
90th Percentile £26.00 £50.00 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £22.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year -34.83% -5.32% +49.21%

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 1608 1622 2060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 39.11% 38.44% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 725 1011
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £203
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 65 66
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -12.64% +24.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.75 £12.14
90th Percentile £41.50 £43.60 £45.63
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.83
% change year-on-year -20.00% +9.51% +30.46%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 -5 134 £413 +13.01% 7
Newbury 0 127 £413 +6.45% 15
Maidenhead +1 72 £481 +13.24%
Slough -3 25 £350 -3.45% 2
Bracknell -5 16 £338 -6.90% 3
Wokingham +5 3 £375 -16.67%
Telecoms
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 114 (17.40%) Finance
2 108 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 89 (13.59%) Degree
5 80 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
6 78 (11.91%) Project Management
7 77 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
8 75 (11.45%) Microsoft
9 61 (9.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 59 (9.01%) ITIL
11 57 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
12 55 (8.40%) Microsoft Office
13 54 (8.24%) Marketing
14 47 (7.18%) Radio Access Network
15 42 (6.41%) PRINCE2
16 41 (6.26%) Customer-Centricity
17 38 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
18 37 (5.65%) Service Design
18 37 (5.65%) Scrum
18 37 (5.65%) Programme Management
19 35 (5.34%) Linux
20 34 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
21 33 (5.04%) Retail
22 32 (4.89%) Information Security
22 32 (4.89%) Risk Management
23 31 (4.73%) Billing
24 30 (4.58%) SQL
24 30 (4.58%) Windows
25 29 (4.43%) Oracle
25 29 (4.43%) PMP

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 16 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.14%) OpenStack
3 9 (1.37%) Confluence
4 6 (0.92%) IIS
4 6 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (0.92%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.76%) Apache
6 4 (0.61%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.61%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.46%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.46%) SAS
8 2 (0.31%) Apache TomEE
8 2 (0.31%) CMS
8 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.31%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.31%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.31%) JBoss
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 77 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 61 (9.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 55 (8.40%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (1.68%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.92%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.61%) Maya
9 2 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.31%) InDesign
10 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.15%) InVision
10 1 (0.15%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 5 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.46%) KANA IQ
2 3 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.31%) Radian6
3 2 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.15%) Exstream
4 1 (0.15%) Magento
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.98%) IaaS
5 11 (1.68%) Office 365
6 10 (1.53%) SaaS
7 9 (1.37%) PaaS
8 7 (1.07%) Trello
9 6 (0.92%) Slack
10 5 (0.76%) GitHub
11 3 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.31%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.31%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.31%) Serverless
13 1 (0.15%) Heroku
13 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 47 (7.18%) Radio Access Network
2 23 (3.51%) MPLS
3 22 (3.36%) 3G
4 21 (3.21%) 4G
5 18 (2.75%) TCP/IP
6 17 (2.60%) Internet
6 17 (2.60%) LTE
7 15 (2.29%) VPN
8 13 (1.98%) 2G
8 13 (1.98%) VoLTE
9 10 (1.53%) Diameter Protocol
9 10 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (1.53%) Wireless
10 9 (1.37%) BGP
10 9 (1.37%) Firewall
10 9 (1.37%) Value-Added Service
11 8 (1.22%) ADSL
11 8 (1.22%) LAN
11 8 (1.22%) OSPF
11 8 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.97%) Big Data
2 12 (1.83%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.37%) Hadoop
4 5 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.61%) Cloudera CDH
5 4 (0.61%) MySQL
5 4 (0.61%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.46%) GIS
6 3 (0.46%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.46%) MS Access
6 3 (0.46%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.46%) Power BI
6 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (2.44%) JIRA
2 9 (1.37%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.07%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.92%) Cucumber
4 6 (0.92%) Maven
5 4 (0.61%) JUnit
5 4 (0.61%) SoapUI
5 4 (0.61%) XMLSpy
6 3 (0.46%) Selenium
6 3 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.31%) Android Studio
7 2 (0.31%) Appium
7 2 (0.31%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.31%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.31%) git-flow
7 2 (0.31%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (0.31%) jMock
7 2 (0.31%) Mockito
7 2 (0.31%) Subversion
7 2 (0.31%) Xcode
General
1 114 (17.40%) Finance
2 54 (8.24%) Marketing
3 33 (5.04%) Retail
4 31 (4.73%) Billing
5 29 (4.43%) Legal
5 29 (4.43%) Manufacturing
6 26 (3.97%) Mandarin Language
7 20 (3.05%) Electronics
8 14 (2.14%) Back Office
9 8 (1.22%) Banking
10 6 (0.92%) Publishing
11 3 (0.46%) Advertising
11 3 (0.46%) Digital Economy
11 3 (0.46%) Military
12 2 (0.31%) Brand Awareness
12 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.15%) German Language
13 1 (0.15%) Law
13 1 (0.15%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 78 (11.91%) Analyst
2 75 (11.45%) Architect
3 42 (6.41%) Project Manager
4 32 (4.89%) Designer
5 31 (4.73%) Coordinator
6 30 (4.58%) Consultant
7 25 (3.82%) Project Coordinator
8 23 (3.51%) Delivery Manager
8 23 (3.51%) Developer
8 23 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (3.51%) Telecoms Manager
9 22 (3.36%) Business Analyst
10 16 (2.44%) Telecoms Engineer
11 14 (2.14%) Security Specialist
12 13 (1.98%) Cloud Architect
12 13 (1.98%) Financial Analyst
12 13 (1.98%) Scrum Master
12 13 (1.98%) Telecoms Architect
13 12 (1.83%) Network Engineer
13 12 (1.83%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.14%) HTML
2 12 (1.83%) SOAP
3 10 (1.53%) XML
4 9 (1.37%) REST
4 9 (1.37%) Spring
5 8 (1.22%) CSS
6 7 (1.07%) AngularJS
6 7 (1.07%) jQuery
6 7 (1.07%) Velocity
6 7 (1.07%) Web Services
7 6 (0.92%) Node.js
8 5 (0.76%) .NET
8 5 (0.76%) Hibernate
9 4 (0.61%) Java EE
9 4 (0.61%) Kafka
9 4 (0.61%) Middleware
9 4 (0.61%) OpenID
9 4 (0.61%) RESTful
9 4 (0.61%) WSDL
9 4 (0.61%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 80 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.12%) Management Information System
3 25 (3.82%) User Experience
4 22 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.75%) Data Centre
6 15 (2.29%) Virtual Team
7 13 (1.98%) PMI
8 11 (1.68%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.68%) Smartphone
9 8 (1.22%) Social Media
10 6 (0.92%) Internet of Things
11 5 (0.76%) CESG
11 5 (0.76%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
11 5 (0.76%) FMCG
11 5 (0.76%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.76%) Replication
12 4 (0.61%) CMDB
12 4 (0.61%) Fintech
12 4 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (5.34%) Linux
2 30 (4.58%) Windows
3 14 (2.14%) Unix
4 10 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.22%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.07%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.07%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.76%) Android
7 5 (0.76%) Solaris
7 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.46%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.31%) CentOS
9 2 (0.31%) SUSE
9 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.31%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 78 (11.91%) Project Management
4 59 (9.01%) ITIL
5 57 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 42 (6.41%) PRINCE2
7 41 (6.26%) Customer-Centricity
8 37 (5.65%) Programme Management
8 37 (5.65%) Scrum
8 37 (5.65%) Service Design
9 34 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 32 (4.89%) Information Security
10 32 (4.89%) Risk Management
11 29 (4.43%) Waterfall
12 28 (4.27%) Mentoring
13 27 (4.12%) Migration
13 27 (4.12%) Service Management
14 24 (3.66%) Change Management
14 24 (3.66%) Process Improvement
15 23 (3.51%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (4.58%) SQL
2 18 (2.75%) Java
2 18 (2.75%) Python
3 13 (1.98%) JavaScript
4 11 (1.68%) Perl
5 7 (1.07%) Bash Shell
6 6 (0.92%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.61%) C#
7 4 (0.61%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.61%) Ruby
8 3 (0.46%) VBScript
9 2 (0.31%) Groovy
9 2 (0.31%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.31%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.31%) Scala
9 2 (0.31%) VB
10 1 (0.15%) C-shell
10 1 (0.15%) Korn
10 1 (0.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 89 (13.59%) Degree
2 29 (4.43%) PMP
3 25 (3.82%) PMI Certification
4 16 (2.44%) CISSP
4 16 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 15 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (1.98%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.83%) CISM
8 10 (1.53%) CCNA
8 10 (1.53%) CISA
9 9 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (1.22%) ACCA
10 8 (1.22%) CIMA
11 7 (1.07%) CCNP
11 7 (1.07%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 7 (1.07%) Master's Degree
11 7 (1.07%) PCI QSA
12 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 23 (3.51%) PMO
2 22 (3.36%) QA
3 14 (2.14%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.14%) SLA
4 9 (1.37%) GDPR
5 6 (0.92%) COBIT
6 5 (0.76%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.31%) IFRS
7 2 (0.31%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 19 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.68%) Docker
3 10 (1.53%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.92%) vSphere
6 5 (0.76%) KVM
7 4 (0.61%) vCloud
7 4 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.15%) Openswan
8 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (1.07%) SCCM
2 5 (0.76%) Ansible
2 5 (0.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (0.61%) Rancher
3 4 (0.61%) vCenter Server
3 4 (0.61%) vRealize
4 3 (0.46%) MOM
4 3 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.46%) Puppet
5 2 (0.31%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.31%) CloudForms
5 2 (0.31%) Netcool
5 2 (0.31%) SCOM
5 2 (0.31%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.31%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.31%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.15%) Amdocs OSS
6 1 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 75 (11.45%) Microsoft
2 29 (4.43%) Oracle
3 23 (3.51%) Remedy
4 22 (3.36%) SAP
5 21 (3.21%) Cisco
5 21 (3.21%) VMware
6 15 (2.29%) Nokia
7 14 (2.14%) Ericsson
8 13 (1.98%) Huawei
9 10 (1.53%) HP
9 10 (1.53%) IBM
10 9 (1.37%) Cloudera
10 9 (1.37%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.37%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.07%) Adobe
11 7 (1.07%) Tableau
12 6 (0.92%) Amdocs
13 5 (0.76%) BMC
13 5 (0.76%) Dell
13 5 (0.76%) Samsung