Period
to 16 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 16 January 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 50 40
Rank change year-on-year -6 -10 -23
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 86 53 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.73% 3.18% 4.21%
As % of the General category 8.11% 8.07% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 83
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £368 £406 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.54% +5.52% +2.67%
10th Percentile £163 £190 £263
90th Percentile £494 £515 £438
South East median daily rate £370 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +2.07% -3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £17.40 £15.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £19.80 £15.00 £16.00
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £22.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -39.33% -47.65% +174.19%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,061 657 1,173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 45.99% 39.41% 48.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 280 491
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £411 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £238 £200 £230
90th Percentile £538 £563 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 18 23
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £12.12 £8.63 £8.60
90th Percentile £54.88 £34.05 £40.17
South East median hourly rate £23.25 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -8.82% +2.00% +28.21%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Buckinghamshire

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Telecoms in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Buckinghamshire

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Buckinghamshire

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Buckinghamshire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Milton Keynes +6 59 £400 -5.88% 20
Amersham +4 11 £240 -
Aylesbury -8 2 £83 -13.16% 9
High Wycombe -9 2 - - 1
Buckingham - 1 - -
Telecoms
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 27 (31.40%) Finance
2 19 (22.09%) Electronics
2 19 (22.09%) SQL
3 16 (18.60%) E-Commerce
3 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (17.44%) Banking
5 14 (16.28%) Manufacturing
5 14 (16.28%) Programme Management
5 14 (16.28%) Marketing
5 14 (16.28%) Digital Marketing
5 14 (16.28%) SAP
5 14 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (16.28%) Jenkins
6 13 (15.12%) Git (software)
6 13 (15.12%) TDD
7 12 (13.95%) Retail Banking
7 12 (13.95%) Java
7 12 (13.95%) Test Automation
8 11 (12.79%) Security Cleared
8 11 (12.79%) BDD
8 11 (12.79%) QA
9 10 (11.63%) JIRA
9 10 (11.63%) SC Cleared
9 10 (11.63%) Legal
9 10 (11.63%) J2EE
9 10 (11.63%) Windows
10 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Excel
10 9 (10.47%) IBM
10 9 (10.47%) LAN
11 8 (9.30%) WAN

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (3.49%) Confluence
2 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.16%) CMS
3 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.16%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.16%) IIS
3 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.81%) OpenShift
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.49%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) LAN
2 8 (9.30%) WAN
3 7 (8.14%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (5.81%) DHCP
4 5 (5.81%) DNS
4 5 (5.81%) Structured Cabling
4 5 (5.81%) VLAN
4 5 (5.81%) VPN
5 4 (4.65%) BGP
5 4 (4.65%) OSPF
6 3 (3.49%) Firewall
6 3 (3.49%) Internet
6 3 (3.49%) VoIP
6 3 (3.49%) Wireless
7 2 (2.33%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (2.33%) Network Security
8 1 (1.16%) Skype
8 1 (1.16%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) Hadoop
2 7 (8.14%) Big Data
3 3 (3.49%) Redis
4 1 (1.16%) DataStage
4 1 (1.16%) DB2
4 1 (1.16%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.16%) GIS
4 1 (1.16%) Informix
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (16.28%) Jenkins
2 13 (15.12%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.63%) JIRA
4 5 (5.81%) JMeter
5 4 (4.65%) Appium
5 4 (4.65%) Selenium
5 4 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.49%) Bitbucket
6 3 (3.49%) Calabash
6 3 (3.49%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.49%) Gatling
6 3 (3.49%) IntelliJ
6 3 (3.49%) NUnit
6 3 (3.49%) PhantomJS
6 3 (3.49%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.49%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (31.40%) Finance
2 19 (22.09%) Electronics
3 15 (17.44%) Banking
4 14 (16.28%) Manufacturing
4 14 (16.28%) Marketing
5 12 (13.95%) Retail Banking
6 10 (11.63%) Legal
7 6 (6.98%) Law
8 5 (5.81%) Retail
9 4 (4.65%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (3.49%) Digital Economy
11 1 (1.16%) Automotive
11 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
11 1 (1.16%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (13.95%) Analyst
2 11 (12.79%) Architect
3 10 (11.63%) Consultant
4 9 (10.47%) Tester
5 6 (6.98%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Automation Tester
6 5 (5.81%) Data Network Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Test Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Data Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Developer
7 4 (4.65%) QA Tester
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Automation Tester
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Tester
8 3 (3.49%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Security Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Senior QA Tester
8 3 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.63%) J2EE
2 5 (5.81%) CGI
2 5 (5.81%) REST
2 5 (5.81%) Web Services
2 5 (5.81%) XML
3 4 (4.65%) SOAP
4 3 (3.49%) JSON
4 3 (3.49%) RESTful
4 3 (3.49%) Taurus
5 2 (2.33%) CSS
6 1 (1.16%) .NET
6 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.16%) Ext JS
6 1 (1.16%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.16%) HTML
6 1 (1.16%) HTML5
6 1 (1.16%) jQuery
6 1 (1.16%) Spring
6 1 (1.16%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) CCTV
2 4 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) Social Media
4 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.33%) CESG
4 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) IVR
5 1 (1.16%) PMI
5 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) RIA
5 1 (1.16%) User Experience
5 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.63%) Windows
2 6 (6.98%) Unix
2 6 (6.98%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.49%) Android
3 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.49%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.16%) CentOS
4 1 (1.16%) Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Solaris
4 1 (1.16%) SUSE
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (18.60%) E-Commerce
2 14 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (16.28%) Digital Marketing
2 14 (16.28%) Programme Management
3 13 (15.12%) TDD
4 12 (13.95%) Test Automation
5 11 (12.79%) BDD
6 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.14%) Data Entry
7 7 (8.14%) Open Source
8 6 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (6.98%) DevOps
8 6 (6.98%) Functional Testing
8 6 (6.98%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.81%) Load Balancing
9 5 (5.81%) Performance Testing
9 5 (5.81%) Security Testing
9 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.81%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.09%) SQL
2 12 (13.95%) Java
3 5 (5.81%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.81%) Perl
3 5 (5.81%) Python
4 4 (4.65%) C#
5 3 (3.49%) Apple Swift
5 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.49%) Ruby
6 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.16%) C
6 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.81%) CCIE
3 5 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.49%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 3 (3.49%) CCNP
4 3 (3.49%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.33%) ACCA
5 2 (2.33%) CISM
6 1 (1.16%) CISSP
6 1 (1.16%) Degree
6 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.16%) PMP
6 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) QA
2 4 (4.65%) SLA
3 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.33%) IFRS
4 2 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.65%) Docker
3 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.16%) vCloud
3 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) Ansible
2 5 (5.81%) Netcool
2 5 (5.81%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 5 (5.81%) Tivoli
3 4 (4.65%) Amdocs OSS
3 4 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.16%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.16%) Nagios
4 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.16%) Puppet
4 1 (1.16%) SCCM
4 1 (1.16%) SCOM
4 1 (1.16%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.16%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.16%) Unicenter
4 1 (1.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) SAP
2 9 (10.47%) IBM
3 8 (9.30%) Cisco
3 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.14%) F5
5 4 (4.65%) Amdocs
5 4 (4.65%) Cramer
5 4 (4.65%) HP
6 2 (2.33%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.33%) Juniper
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle
7 1 (1.16%) Apple
7 1 (1.16%) Avaya
7 1 (1.16%) CA
7 1 (1.16%) Dell
7 1 (1.16%) EMC
7 1 (1.16%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.16%) Lotus
7 1 (1.16%) NetApp
7 1 (1.16%) Red Hat