Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 5 1
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 26 52 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 8.78% 16.56% 17.03%
As % of the General category 26.80% 41.27% 40.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 38 59
Slough median daily rate £331 £363 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.62% +1.40% +2.14%
10th Percentile £225 £297 £204
90th Percentile £575 £470 £469
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +8.00% -54.55% -8.33%

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 97 126 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 32.77% 40.13% 42.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 81 136
Slough median daily rate £450 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% +6.62% -9.33%
10th Percentile £261 £213 £204
90th Percentile £603 £475 £471
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Slough median hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% -36.13% +147.92%
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -22.22% +30.43%

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 November 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 18 November 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 5 (19.23%) Project Management
1 5 (19.23%) VMware
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (15.38%) HP
2 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Service Design
3 3 (11.54%) ArcSight
3 3 (11.54%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) Smart Meter
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) CCNA
3 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.69%) VPN
4 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.69%) Unix
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server

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 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (7.69%) DHCP
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) SMTP
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
3 2 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) 2G
4 1 (3.85%) 3G
4 1 (3.85%) 4G
4 1 (3.85%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) GIS
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Network Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Architect
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) ArcSight Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Technician
4 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 2 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Telecoms Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Smart Meter
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) iPad
3 2 (7.69%) iPhone
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.85%) PMI
4 1 (3.85%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) CentOS
3 2 (7.69%) Unix
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Phone
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Project Management
2 4 (15.38%) Service Design
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (7.69%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 2 (7.69%) Customer-Centricity
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 2 (7.69%) SIEM
4 2 (7.69%) Threat Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (3.85%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (3.85%) Proactive Management
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) CCNA
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) CCENT
2 2 (7.69%) CISSP
2 2 (7.69%) GIAC
2 2 (7.69%) MCSA
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) SANS
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PMP
3 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
1 5 (19.23%) VMware
2 4 (15.38%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) ArcSight
4 2 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Dell
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) Kaspersky
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.69%) Veeam
5 1 (3.85%) BMC
5 1 (3.85%) Intel
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy