Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 267 927 709
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.09% 22.78% 18.47%
As % of the General category 62.82% 54.47% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 267 175
Median daily rate £410 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.32% +12.00% -9.64%
10th Percentile £216 £295 £205
90th Percentile £525 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £384 £400 £385
% change year-on-year -3.94% +3.90% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 11
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -23.26% +57.16%
10th Percentile £15.98 £12.95 £13.50
90th Percentile £37.35 £18.75 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year +7.04% -14.46% +20.29%

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 425 1,702 1,591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 39.94% 41.83% 41.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 636 667
Median daily rate £425 £436 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.58% +9.06% -5.88%
10th Percentile £239 £263 £213
90th Percentile £606 £625 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £433
% change year-on-year - +4.05% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 48 39
Median hourly rate £21.05 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.29% -30.00% +40.85%
10th Percentile £15.38 £13.05 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.23 £46.15
Median hourly rate £24.65 £25.58 £25.06
% change year-on-year -3.62% +2.06% +25.30%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Berkshire

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Telecoms in Berkshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Telecoms in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Berkshire

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Berkshire

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Telecoms in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

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 22 September 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 +3 131 £375 -6.25% 10
Newbury 0 36 £406 -14.47% 3
Slough 0 23 £350 -9.68% 6
Maidenhead 0 9 £475 +5.56% 1
Bracknell +32 3 £415 +14.48% 2
Telecoms
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 35 (13.11%) Radio Access Network
2 34 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 32 (11.99%) ITIL
4 30 (11.24%) Project Management
5 29 (10.86%) Finance
6 27 (10.11%) 4G
7 24 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (8.61%) 5G
8 23 (8.61%) Project Delivery
9 21 (7.87%) SLA
10 20 (7.49%) Cisco
10 20 (7.49%) 3G
10 20 (7.49%) WAN
10 20 (7.49%) Degree
11 19 (7.12%) LTE
11 19 (7.12%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (7.12%) Wireless
12 18 (6.74%) Service Management
12 18 (6.74%) Security Cleared
12 18 (6.74%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (6.37%) Azure
13 17 (6.37%) VoLTE
13 17 (6.37%) PRINCE2
13 17 (6.37%) Remedy
14 15 (5.62%) Legal
14 15 (5.62%) SC Cleared
15 14 (5.24%) Huawei
15 14 (5.24%) ITIL V3
15 14 (5.24%) Migration

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 5 (1.87%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.50%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.37%) CMS
4 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (4.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.37%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.75%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.37%) Maya
Business Applications
1 8 (3.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.37%) Azure
2 12 (4.49%) AWS
3 7 (2.62%) SaaS
4 6 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.87%) Office 365
5 5 (1.87%) PaaS
6 4 (1.50%) IaaS
7 3 (1.12%) GCP
8 2 (0.75%) GitHub
8 2 (0.75%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.75%) Serverless
9 1 (0.37%) Apigee
9 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.37%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 35 (13.11%) Radio Access Network
2 27 (10.11%) 4G
3 23 (8.61%) 5G
4 20 (7.49%) 3G
4 20 (7.49%) WAN
5 19 (7.12%) LTE
5 19 (7.12%) Wireless
6 17 (6.37%) VoLTE
7 13 (4.87%) 2G
7 13 (4.87%) Unified Communications
8 12 (4.49%) Firewall
9 11 (4.12%) VoIP
9 11 (4.12%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (3.75%) GSM
11 9 (3.37%) Broadband
11 9 (3.37%) DNS
11 9 (3.37%) Ethernet
11 9 (3.37%) Internet
12 8 (3.00%) LAN
12 8 (3.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.50%) GIS
2 3 (1.12%) Big Data
3 2 (0.75%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.75%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.75%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.50%) JIRA
1 4 (1.50%) Selenium
2 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.37%) Appium
3 1 (0.37%) JUnit
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.37%) Subversion
3 1 (0.37%) TestNG
3 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (10.86%) Finance
2 15 (5.62%) Legal
3 10 (3.75%) Billing
4 3 (1.12%) Marketing
4 3 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.12%) Retail
5 2 (0.75%) Advertising
5 2 (0.75%) Digital Economy
5 2 (0.75%) Electronics
5 2 (0.75%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.37%) Back Office
6 1 (0.37%) French Language
6 1 (0.37%) Games
6 1 (0.37%) Law
6 1 (0.37%) Local Government
6 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (14.23%) Architect
2 28 (10.49%) Project Manager
3 27 (10.11%) Solutions Architect
4 26 (9.74%) Telecoms Manager
5 24 (8.99%) Delivery Manager
6 15 (5.62%) Analyst
7 13 (4.87%) Designer
8 10 (3.75%) Consultant
9 9 (3.37%) Business Analyst
9 9 (3.37%) Design Engineer
9 9 (3.37%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 8 (3.00%) Deployment Manager
10 8 (3.00%) Service Manager
10 8 (3.00%) Voice Project Manager
11 7 (2.62%) Network Engineer
11 7 (2.62%) Senior Manager
11 7 (2.62%) Senior Project Manager
12 6 (2.25%) Site Engineer
12 6 (2.25%) Telecoms Engineer
12 6 (2.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.87%) RESTful
2 4 (1.50%) REST
2 4 (1.50%) Velocity
3 3 (1.12%) .NET
4 2 (0.75%) Gherkin
4 2 (0.75%) HATEOAS
4 2 (0.75%) jQuery
4 2 (0.75%) Web Services
5 1 (0.37%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.37%) CSS
5 1 (0.37%) J2EE
5 1 (0.37%) LDAP
5 1 (0.37%) Middleware
5 1 (0.37%) Node.js
5 1 (0.37%) React
5 1 (0.37%) SAP TM
5 1 (0.37%) SOAP
5 1 (0.37%) Spring
5 1 (0.37%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.37%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.37%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.00%) Fibre Optics
4 5 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.12%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.12%) Robotics
5 3 (1.12%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.75%) PMI
7 1 (0.37%) CMDB
7 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.37%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.37%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.37%) e-Health
7 1 (0.37%) Industry 4.0
7 1 (0.37%) IVR
7 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.49%) Linux
2 6 (2.25%) Windows
3 5 (1.87%) Unix
4 4 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.75%) CentOS
5 2 (0.75%) Solaris
5 2 (0.75%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.37%) Android
6 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.37%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (11.99%) ITIL
2 30 (11.24%) Project Management
3 24 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (8.61%) Project Delivery
5 19 (7.12%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (6.74%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (6.74%) Service Management
7 17 (6.37%) PRINCE2
8 14 (5.24%) ITIL V3
8 14 (5.24%) Migration
8 14 (5.24%) Service Design
9 13 (4.87%) Change Management
9 13 (4.87%) DevOps
9 13 (4.87%) Logistics
10 12 (4.49%) Information Security
10 12 (4.49%) Service Delivery
11 10 (3.75%) ITSM
11 10 (3.75%) Process Management
12 9 (3.37%) Analytics
12 9 (3.37%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.00%) Python
2 7 (2.62%) Java
2 7 (2.62%) Perl
3 5 (1.87%) C
3 5 (1.87%) SQL
4 3 (1.12%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.12%) PHP
4 3 (1.12%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.75%) MATLAB
5 2 (0.75%) R
6 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.37%) C#
6 1 (0.37%) C++
6 1 (0.37%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.37%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (7.49%) Degree
2 18 (6.74%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.62%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.75%) CCNA
6 6 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (2.25%) CCNP
7 5 (1.87%) BC Cleared
7 5 (1.87%) CCDP
7 5 (1.87%) CCIP
7 5 (1.87%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.50%) ISEB
9 3 (1.12%) CISM
9 3 (1.12%) CISSP
9 3 (1.12%) CRISC
9 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.75%) CISA
10 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.75%) MBA
10 2 (0.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.87%) SLA
2 6 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.25%) NIST
3 5 (1.87%) QA
4 3 (1.12%) COBIT
4 3 (1.12%) GDPR
4 3 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.12%) PMO
5 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.37%) COSO
6 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.12%) VMware NSX
3 2 (0.75%) Docker
3 2 (0.75%) KVM
4 1 (0.37%) Firmware
4 1 (0.37%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 5 (1.87%) Ansible
2 4 (1.50%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.75%) CASB
3 2 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.75%) Netcool
3 2 (0.75%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.37%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.37%) Istio
4 1 (0.37%) Kibana
4 1 (0.37%) logstash
4 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.37%) Puppet
4 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.49%) Cisco
3 17 (6.37%) Remedy
4 14 (5.24%) Huawei
5 12 (4.49%) Ericsson
6 11 (4.12%) Juniper
7 9 (3.37%) BMC
8 8 (3.00%) Oracle
9 6 (2.25%) Nokia
9 6 (2.25%) SAP
9 6 (2.25%) VMware
10 5 (1.87%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 5 (1.87%) Mavenir
11 4 (1.50%) F5
12 3 (1.12%) Google
13 2 (0.75%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.75%) Empirix
13 2 (0.75%) Greenplum
13 2 (0.75%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.75%) Tableau