Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 660 672 917
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.60% 16.87% 18.32%
As % of the General category 45.36% 41.97% 46.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 211 366
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £220 £206 £258
90th Percentile £575 £513 £560
South East median daily rate £375 £365 £388
% change year-on-year +2.74% -5.81% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 6
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.25 £13.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.69% -69.41% +46.98%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.38 £17.00
90th Percentile £41.55 £50.50 £51.25
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £18.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year -27.03% -57.95% +109.52%

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 1,455 1,601 1,973
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 36.60% 40.20% 39.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 697 881
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £220
90th Percentile £579 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 56 60
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.51% -17.78% +32.35%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.75 £11.54
90th Percentile £50.00 £41.50 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% -7.27% +36.65%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Newbury 0 160 £450 +16.13% 16
Reading -5 123 £388 - 16
Maidenhead -1 63 £425 - 11
Bracknell -8 23 £240 -30.18% 10
Slough -6 21 £350 -3.45% 10
Wokingham -4 4 £375 -16.67% 1
Telecoms
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 143 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (20.00%) Finance
3 83 (12.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 82 (12.42%) Project Management
4 82 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
5 78 (11.82%) Degree
6 72 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 69 (10.45%) Microsoft
8 66 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 63 (9.55%) Microsoft Office
10 52 (7.88%) Customer-Centricity
11 50 (7.58%) ITIL
12 48 (7.27%) SQL
13 47 (7.12%) User Experience
14 44 (6.67%) PRINCE2
15 41 (6.21%) Radio Access Network
16 39 (5.91%) Legal
16 39 (5.91%) Marketing
17 37 (5.61%) Cloud Computing
18 35 (5.30%) Windows
18 35 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
19 32 (4.85%) Oracle
19 32 (4.85%) Information Security
20 30 (4.55%) Linux
20 30 (4.55%) PMO
21 29 (4.39%) PMI Certification
21 29 (4.39%) SEO
21 29 (4.39%) Scrum
21 29 (4.39%) Management Information System
21 29 (4.39%) Mandarin Language

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 27 (4.09%) OpenStack
2 9 (1.36%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.21%) Confluence
4 6 (0.91%) IIS
5 5 (0.76%) Apache
6 4 (0.61%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.61%) CMS
6 4 (0.61%) MS Project Server
6 4 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.61%) SAS
6 4 (0.61%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.45%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.45%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.30%) Apache TomEE
8 2 (0.30%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.30%) JBoss
8 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 83 (12.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 66 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 63 (9.55%) Microsoft Office
4 22 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
5 20 (3.03%) MS Visio
6 14 (2.12%) Photoshop
7 10 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.61%) Maya
9 3 (0.45%) UXPin
10 2 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.30%) InDesign
11 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.15%) InVision
11 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) KANA IQ
1 3 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (0.45%) SAP HCM
1 3 (0.45%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.15%) Exstream
3 1 (0.15%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) Maximo
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.15%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.15%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 37 (5.61%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.27%) Office 365
4 12 (1.82%) IaaS
5 9 (1.36%) PaaS
5 9 (1.36%) SaaS
5 9 (1.36%) Trello
6 6 (0.91%) Slack
7 4 (0.61%) GitHub
7 4 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.30%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.30%) Google Compute Engine
9 2 (0.30%) Serverless
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.15%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 41 (6.21%) Radio Access Network
2 24 (3.64%) 3G
3 23 (3.48%) 4G
4 21 (3.18%) VoLTE
5 20 (3.03%) MPLS
6 17 (2.58%) LTE
7 15 (2.27%) VoWiFi
8 13 (1.97%) Software-Defined Networking
9 12 (1.82%) Internet
9 12 (1.82%) WAN
10 10 (1.52%) GSM
10 10 (1.52%) VoIP
10 10 (1.52%) VPN
11 9 (1.36%) 2G
11 9 (1.36%) LAN
11 9 (1.36%) Unified Communications
11 9 (1.36%) WCDMA
11 9 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (1.21%) HSPA
12 8 (1.21%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.42%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.27%) Big Data
3 9 (1.36%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.06%) Hadoop
4 7 (1.06%) MySQL
5 5 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (0.76%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (0.61%) Cloudera CDH
6 4 (0.61%) Power BI
7 3 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (0.45%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.30%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (1.52%) JIRA
2 8 (1.21%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.06%) Maven
4 6 (0.91%) Cucumber
4 6 (0.91%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.76%) JUnit
6 4 (0.61%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.30%) Android Studio
8 2 (0.30%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.30%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.30%) FishEye
8 2 (0.30%) git-flow
8 2 (0.30%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (0.30%) Mockito
8 2 (0.30%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.30%) Subversion
8 2 (0.30%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.30%) Xcode
8 2 (0.30%) XMLSpy
General
1 132 (20.00%) Finance
2 39 (5.91%) Legal
2 39 (5.91%) Marketing
3 29 (4.39%) Mandarin Language
4 25 (3.79%) Retail
5 22 (3.33%) Billing
6 16 (2.42%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.67%) Banking
7 11 (1.67%) Electronics
8 8 (1.21%) Multimedia
9 7 (1.06%) Publishing
10 6 (0.91%) Advertising
11 5 (0.76%) Back Office
11 5 (0.76%) Digital Economy
12 3 (0.45%) Law
13 2 (0.30%) Military
14 1 (0.15%) Games
14 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.15%) German Language
14 1 (0.15%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 77 (11.67%) Analyst
2 73 (11.06%) Architect
3 47 (7.12%) Project Manager
4 43 (6.52%) Designer
5 37 (5.61%) Consultant
6 31 (4.70%) Coordinator
7 23 (3.48%) Telecoms Manager
8 22 (3.33%) Content Designer
8 22 (3.33%) Developer
8 22 (3.33%) Network Architect
8 22 (3.33%) Project Coordinator
9 20 (3.03%) Cloud Architect
10 18 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (2.58%) Business Analyst
11 17 (2.58%) Financial Analyst
11 17 (2.58%) Telecoms Analyst
12 15 (2.27%) Delivery Manager
13 13 (1.97%) Scrum Master
13 13 (1.97%) Virtualisation Architect
14 12 (1.82%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.42%) HTML
2 14 (2.12%) CSS
3 10 (1.52%) SOAP
4 8 (1.21%) XML
5 7 (1.06%) jQuery
5 7 (1.06%) REST
5 7 (1.06%) Velocity
5 7 (1.06%) Web Services
6 6 (0.91%) AngularJS
7 5 (0.76%) Java EE
7 5 (0.76%) Kafka
7 5 (0.76%) Middleware
7 5 (0.76%) React
8 4 (0.61%) Ajax
8 4 (0.61%) JSON
8 4 (0.61%) Node.js
8 4 (0.61%) Regular Expression
8 4 (0.61%) Spring
9 3 (0.45%) HTML5
9 3 (0.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 82 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (7.12%) User Experience
3 29 (4.39%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.42%) PMI
6 12 (1.82%) Virtual Team
7 10 (1.52%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.52%) Social Media
8 7 (1.06%) Smartphone
9 6 (0.91%) Handset
10 5 (0.76%) CCTV
10 5 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
11 4 (0.61%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.61%) Fintech
11 4 (0.61%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.61%) NHS
11 4 (0.61%) PKI
12 3 (0.45%) IVR
12 3 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (5.30%) Windows
2 30 (4.55%) Linux
3 23 (3.48%) Unix
4 15 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.91%) Solaris
6 6 (0.91%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.76%) Android
7 5 (0.76%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.76%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.61%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.45%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.30%) CentOS
10 2 (0.30%) SUSE
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (12.42%) Project Management
3 72 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (7.88%) Customer-Centricity
5 50 (7.58%) ITIL
6 44 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 35 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (4.85%) Information Security
9 29 (4.39%) Scrum
9 29 (4.39%) SEO
9 29 (4.39%) Service Design
10 27 (4.09%) Change Management
10 27 (4.09%) Risk Management
11 25 (3.79%) Mentoring
11 25 (3.79%) Migration
11 25 (3.79%) Waterfall
12 24 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (3.48%) Coaching
13 23 (3.48%) Workflow
14 22 (3.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (7.27%) SQL
2 16 (2.42%) JavaScript
3 15 (2.27%) Java
4 12 (1.82%) Shell Script
5 8 (1.21%) PL/SQL
5 8 (1.21%) Python
6 6 (0.91%) Bash Shell
7 5 (0.76%) Perl
8 3 (0.45%) Ruby
8 3 (0.45%) VBScript
9 2 (0.30%) C
9 2 (0.30%) Groovy
9 2 (0.30%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.30%) Scala
10 1 (0.15%) ABAP
10 1 (0.15%) C#
10 1 (0.15%) PHP
10 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.15%) X++
Qualifications
1 78 (11.82%) Degree
2 29 (4.39%) PMI Certification
3 22 (3.33%) PMP
4 15 (2.27%) CISSP
5 12 (1.82%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.52%) ACCA
6 10 (1.52%) CIMA
7 9 (1.36%) CISM
7 9 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.36%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (1.36%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.21%) Master's Degree
9 7 (1.06%) CISA
10 6 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.91%) PgMP
11 5 (0.76%) CCNP
11 5 (0.76%) GIAC
11 5 (0.76%) ISEB
11 5 (0.76%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.55%) PMO
2 24 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (3.03%) QA
4 17 (2.58%) SLA
5 10 (1.52%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.21%) COBIT
7 5 (0.76%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.76%) GDPR
8 3 (0.45%) IFRS
9 2 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.30%) GCP
10 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (2.58%) Docker
3 11 (1.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.45%) vCloud
6 3 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.45%) vSphere
7 1 (0.15%) KVM
7 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (1.36%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 8 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.91%) SCCM
4 5 (0.76%) Ansible
5 4 (0.61%) HP ALM
5 4 (0.61%) Puppet
5 4 (0.61%) Rancher
6 3 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.45%) MOM
6 3 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.45%) vRealize
7 2 (0.30%) CFEngine
7 2 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.30%) Netcool
7 2 (0.30%) SCOM
7 2 (0.30%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.30%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.30%) Unicenter
7 2 (0.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 69 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 32 (4.85%) Oracle
3 28 (4.24%) VMware
4 20 (3.03%) Remedy
5 17 (2.58%) Cisco
6 16 (2.42%) SAP
7 15 (2.27%) Nokia
7 15 (2.27%) Red Hat
8 13 (1.97%) HP
9 9 (1.36%) Adobe
9 9 (1.36%) ServiceNow
10 8 (1.21%) Huawei
11 7 (1.06%) Amdocs
11 7 (1.06%) Cloudera
11 7 (1.06%) Tableau
11 7 (1.06%) Teradata
12 6 (0.91%) Ericsson
12 6 (0.91%) Siemens
13 5 (0.76%) Dell
13 5 (0.76%) IBM