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 25 June 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.

Telecommunications
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -6 0  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 15 39 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 10.79% 25.32% 21.01%
As % of the General category 25.00% 54.93% 47.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 31 47
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £388 £365
% change year-on-year +2.58% +6.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.86 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +16.12%  

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 60 71 123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 43.17% 46.10% 44.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 49 79
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £470 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -29.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 25 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Cisco
2 7 (21.21%) VMware
2 7 (21.21%) Smart Meter
2 7 (21.21%) Ansible
2 7 (21.21%) DevOps
3 6 (18.18%) Firewall
3 6 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) VPN
3 6 (18.18%) ITIL
4 5 (15.15%) DNS
4 5 (15.15%) LAN
4 5 (15.15%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
5 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
5 4 (12.12%) Unix
5 4 (12.12%) Network Design
5 4 (12.12%) Change Management
5 4 (12.12%) Machine to Machine
5 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
5 4 (12.12%) F5
5 4 (12.12%) CentOS
5 4 (12.12%) Marketing
5 4 (12.12%) Fortinet
5 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (9.09%) Digital Marketing

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 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
3 1 (3.03%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Firewall
1 6 (18.18%) VPN
2 5 (15.15%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) Broadband
3 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
3 2 (6.06%) VLAN
4 1 (3.03%) 2G
4 1 (3.03%) 3G
4 1 (3.03%) BGP
4 1 (3.03%) CTI
4 1 (3.03%) DWDM
4 1 (3.03%) Frame Relay
4 1 (3.03%) ICMP
4 1 (3.03%) IGMP
4 1 (3.03%) MPLS
4 1 (3.03%) OSPF
4 1 (3.03%) RSVP
4 1 (3.03%) VRRP
4 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MariaDB
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
1 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Big Data
General
1 4 (12.12%) Marketing
2 3 (9.09%) Electronics
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Analyst
2 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (9.09%) IT Manager
2 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (6.06%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) IP Design Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) IP Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) IP Network Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (6.06%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 2 (6.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (6.06%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) Technical Design Authority
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) LAMP
2 1 (3.03%) COM
2 1 (3.03%) Mason
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Smart Meter
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (9.09%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) IPTV
4 1 (3.03%) IVR
4 1 (3.03%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (3.03%) PMI
4 1 (3.03%) STB
4 1 (3.03%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) CentOS
2 4 (12.12%) Unix
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) DevOps
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 5 (15.15%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) Change Management
4 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.12%) Network Design
5 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.09%) Change Control
5 3 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.09%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.06%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (6.06%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 2 (6.06%) Release Management
7 1 (3.03%) Conflict Management
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (3.03%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (3.03%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.06%) PHP
2 1 (3.03%) C
2 1 (3.03%) Perl
2 1 (3.03%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) CCNA
1 2 (6.06%) CCNP
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) APMP
2 1 (3.03%) CCIP
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
2 1 (3.03%) OCP
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) PMO
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (9.09%) Docker
3 2 (6.06%) NFS
3 2 (6.06%) Samba
3 2 (6.06%) Squid
4 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Ansible
2 2 (6.06%) Nagios
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (3.03%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco
1 7 (21.21%) VMware
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) F5
3 4 (12.12%) Fortinet
3 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.09%) HP
4 3 (9.09%) Remedy
4 3 (9.09%) SAP
5 2 (6.06%) Huawei
5 2 (6.06%) Virgin Media
6 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
6 1 (3.03%) Brocade
6 1 (3.03%) BT
6 1 (3.03%) Juniper
6 1 (3.03%) Nortel
6 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.03%) Verint