The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Slough. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 19 58 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 13.48% 26.61% 21.00%
As % of the General category 35.19% 57.43% 52.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 31 42
Median daily rate £350 £445 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.34% +18.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £301 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.86 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £44.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -70.45% +69.23%  

Telecoms is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 54 101 120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 38.30% 46.33% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 59 71
Median daily rate £425 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £248 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £568 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing Telecoms as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Slough

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Slough

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Slough over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Slough

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Slough

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Slough region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 11 (28.95%) Linux
1 11 (28.95%) Cisco
2 10 (26.32%) Firewall
3 9 (23.68%) DNS
4 8 (21.05%) SLA
4 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (21.05%) Windows
5 7 (18.42%) Unix
5 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
5 7 (18.42%) CCNP
5 7 (18.42%) CCNA
5 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
5 7 (18.42%) VMware
5 7 (18.42%) Huawei
6 6 (15.79%) IPTV
6 6 (15.79%) VLAN
6 6 (15.79%) Nagios
6 6 (15.79%) Ethernet
6 6 (15.79%) HTTP
6 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
6 6 (15.79%) VPN
6 6 (15.79%) CCIP
7 5 (13.16%) Juniper
7 5 (13.16%) FTP
7 5 (13.16%) IPv4
7 5 (13.16%) IPv6
7 5 (13.16%) SNMP
7 5 (13.16%) ATM
7 5 (13.16%) ITIL
7 5 (13.16%) SQL

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.26%) MS Office
4 1 (2.63%) InfoPath
4 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.63%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.63%) CloudSense
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) Firewall
2 9 (23.68%) DNS
3 6 (15.79%) Ethernet
3 6 (15.79%) HTTP
3 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.79%) VLAN
3 6 (15.79%) VPN
4 5 (13.16%) ATM
4 5 (13.16%) Frame Relay
4 5 (13.16%) FTP
4 5 (13.16%) ICMP
4 5 (13.16%) IGMP
4 5 (13.16%) IPv4
4 5 (13.16%) IPv6
4 5 (13.16%) MPLS
4 5 (13.16%) SNMP
5 4 (10.53%) BGP
5 4 (10.53%) OSPF
5 4 (10.53%) RSVP
5 4 (10.53%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.26%) MariaDB
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
1 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.63%) MS Access
General
1 5 (13.16%) Electronics
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Billing
3 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.26%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) Administrator
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Support
3 2 (5.26%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (5.26%) Delphi Developer
3 2 (5.26%) Design Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) Designer
3 2 (5.26%) Developer
3 2 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (5.26%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Middleware
2 2 (5.26%) LAMP
3 1 (2.63%) COM
3 1 (2.63%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) IPTV
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Over-the-Top Content
2 5 (13.16%) Smart Meter
2 5 (13.16%) Video on Demand
3 4 (10.53%) STB
4 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.89%) Machine to Machine
4 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.89%) PKI
5 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 7 (18.42%) Unix
4 4 (10.53%) Android
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 5 (13.16%) ITIL
1 5 (13.16%) Network Architecture
2 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
2 4 (10.53%) Network Design
2 4 (10.53%) Programme Management
3 3 (7.89%) Analytics
3 3 (7.89%) Change Management
3 3 (7.89%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (7.89%) DevOps
3 3 (7.89%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Project Management
3 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
4 2 (5.26%) Change Control
4 2 (5.26%) CRM
4 2 (5.26%) OO
4 2 (5.26%) OOP
4 2 (5.26%) SOA
4 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Python
3 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.26%) C
3 2 (5.26%) Delphi
3 2 (5.26%) MATLAB
3 2 (5.26%) Perl
3 2 (5.26%) PHP
3 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.63%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.42%) CCNA
2 7 (18.42%) CCNP
3 6 (15.79%) CCIP
4 4 (10.53%) Degree
4 4 (10.53%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.63%) APMP
5 1 (2.63%) CCIE
5 1 (2.63%) OCP
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) PMO
3 1 (2.63%) P3O
3 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) Docker
3 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.26%) NFS
3 2 (5.26%) Samba
3 2 (5.26%) Squid
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Nagios
2 3 (7.89%) Ansible
3 2 (5.26%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (2.63%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (2.63%) Puppet
4 1 (2.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Cisco
2 7 (18.42%) Huawei
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) VMware
3 5 (13.16%) Juniper
3 5 (13.16%) Remedy
4 4 (10.53%) Ericsson
5 3 (7.89%) F5
5 3 (7.89%) Fortinet
5 3 (7.89%) HP
5 3 (7.89%) Nortel
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle
5 3 (7.89%) SAP
6 2 (5.26%) Citrix
6 2 (5.26%) Cramer
6 2 (5.26%) Nokia Networks
6 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (5.26%) Tellabs
6 2 (5.26%) Virgin Media
7 1 (2.63%) BT
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