Period
to 18 October 2018

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 6 months to 18 October 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 10 2
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 -1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 60 26 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 17.65% 8.90% 17.85%
As % of the General category 42.86% 26.80% 46.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 14 47
Slough median daily rate £363 £331 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.43% -11.67% +4.53%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £303
90th Percentile £488 £491 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% +4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.75 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +61.11% +8.00% -62.96%

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 Slough with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 140 97 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 41.18% 33.22% 38.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 52 85
Slough median daily rate £388 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +13.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £208 £282 £250
90th Percentile £550 £598 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Slough median hourly rate - £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.32% -5.00%
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +44.44% +2.86% -12.50%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

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 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Slough

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Slough region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 12 (20.00%) Firewall
1 12 (20.00%) DNS
2 11 (18.33%) Python
2 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (16.67%) Analytics
4 9 (15.00%) Data Protection
4 9 (15.00%) 4G
4 9 (15.00%) Unix
5 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (13.33%) Internet
5 8 (13.33%) 3G
6 7 (11.67%) Linux
6 7 (11.67%) Migration
6 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (10.00%) Big Data
7 6 (10.00%) Data Analytics
7 6 (10.00%) BGP
7 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (10.00%) Cisco
8 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 5 (8.33%) Solaris
8 5 (8.33%) CCNP
8 5 (8.33%) Citrix
8 5 (8.33%) NetApp
8 5 (8.33%) OSPF
8 5 (8.33%) Oracle
8 5 (8.33%) SQL
8 5 (8.33%) VMware
8 5 (8.33%) Legal

Telecoms
Co-occurring 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 5 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) Apache
3 1 (1.67%) Drupal
3 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) DNS
1 12 (20.00%) Firewall
2 9 (15.00%) 4G
3 8 (13.33%) 3G
3 8 (13.33%) Internet
3 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (10.00%) BGP
5 5 (8.33%) OSPF
6 4 (6.67%) GGSN
6 4 (6.67%) SGSN
6 4 (6.67%) SSH
7 3 (5.00%) 2G
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.00%) MPLS
7 3 (5.00%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (5.00%) Wireshark
8 2 (3.33%) 5G
8 2 (3.33%) LTE
8 2 (3.33%) VPN
9 1 (1.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) Big Data
2 4 (6.67%) Apache Hive
2 4 (6.67%) Flink
2 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (8.33%) Legal
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Billing
3 1 (1.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (11.67%) Data Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Developer
2 7 (11.67%) Mobile Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) 4G Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) Telecoms Manager
3 5 (8.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 4 (6.67%) 3G Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Big Data Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Big Data Software Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Data Analytics Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Help Desk Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Security Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Online Project Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Security Project Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) CSS3
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) HTML5
2 1 (1.67%) jQuery
2 1 (1.67%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) SOAP
2 1 (1.67%) Symfony
2 1 (1.67%) WAP
2 1 (1.67%) WML
2 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.67%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.67%) IPTV
4 1 (1.67%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.67%) STB
4 1 (1.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Unix
2 7 (11.67%) Linux
3 5 (8.33%) Solaris
4 2 (3.33%) CentOS
4 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Windows
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (16.67%) Analytics
3 9 (15.00%) Data Protection
4 7 (11.67%) Migration
5 6 (10.00%) Data Analytics
6 5 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics
6 5 (8.33%) Web Development
7 4 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (6.67%) Data Ingestion
7 4 (6.67%) Deep Learning
7 4 (6.67%) ETL
7 4 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (6.67%) Machine Learning
7 4 (6.67%) Network Architecture
7 4 (6.67%) Network Design
7 4 (6.67%) Network Management
7 4 (6.67%) Open Source
7 4 (6.67%) People Management
7 4 (6.67%) Process Management
7 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) Python
2 5 (8.33%) SQL
3 3 (5.00%) C
3 3 (5.00%) C++
3 3 (5.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (3.33%) Java
4 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.33%) Perl
5 1 (1.67%) Java 8
5 1 (1.67%) PHP
5 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.33%) CCNP
3 3 (5.00%) CCNA
3 3 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) CISA
4 1 (1.67%) CISM
4 1 (1.67%) CISSP
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (1.67%) JNCIS
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
2 3 (5.00%) GDPR
2 3 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.67%) NFS
2 1 (1.67%) vCloud
2 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (1.67%) HP ALM
1 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Cisco
2 5 (8.33%) Citrix
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) NetApp
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle
2 5 (8.33%) VMware
3 4 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (6.67%) Ericsson
3 4 (6.67%) Tekelec
4 3 (5.00%) Crossbeam
4 3 (5.00%) Dell
4 3 (5.00%) F5
4 3 (5.00%) Huawei
4 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.00%) Sandvine
4 3 (5.00%) Sun
5 2 (3.33%) Juniper
6 1 (1.67%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) Nortel
6 1 (1.67%) Siebel