Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 43 33 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 14.29% 11.83% 23.74%
As % of the General category 32.82% 29.73% 55.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 62
Slough median daily rate £363 £350 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -21.13% +26.79%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £300
90th Percentile £461 £494 £521
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Slough median hourly rate - £13.86 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +59.26% +8.00% -35.06%

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 131 111 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 43.52% 39.78% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 72 102
Slough median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £215 £200 £263
90th Percentile £501 £613 £499
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Slough median hourly rate - £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% -47.92%
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +73.33% -6.25% -5.88%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 11 (25.58%) Finance
1 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
2 7 (16.28%) SLA
2 7 (16.28%) Digital Economy
3 6 (13.95%) Project Management
3 6 (13.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (13.95%) Python
3 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.95%) Banking
4 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
4 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.63%) Unix
5 4 (9.30%) Oracle
5 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.30%) Linux
5 4 (9.30%) B2B
5 4 (9.30%) Citrix
5 4 (9.30%) Migration
5 4 (9.30%) Billing
6 3 (6.98%) Symfony
6 3 (6.98%) Drupal
6 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.98%) Degree
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.98%) SSL
6 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.98%) DNS
6 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.98%) PHP
6 3 (6.98%) HTML

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 3 (6.98%) Drupal
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) 4G
1 3 (6.98%) DNS
1 3 (6.98%) SSL
2 2 (4.65%) 3G
2 2 (4.65%) Broadband
2 2 (4.65%) LTE
3 1 (2.33%) 2G
3 1 (2.33%) BGP
3 1 (2.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) GPRS
3 1 (2.33%) GSM
3 1 (2.33%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.33%) MPLS
3 1 (2.33%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) SNMP
3 1 (2.33%) UMTS
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
3 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Big Data
1 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) PHPUnit
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Digital Economy
3 6 (13.95%) Banking
4 4 (9.30%) Billing
5 2 (4.65%) Marketing
5 2 (4.65%) Retail
6 1 (2.33%) German Language
6 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Project Manager
2 8 (18.60%) Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Telecoms Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Billing Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Data Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Mobile Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Account Director
6 2 (4.65%) Client Director
6 2 (4.65%) Integration Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Mobile Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Python Developer
6 2 (4.65%) SOA Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Symfony Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) CSS
1 3 (6.98%) CSS3
1 3 (6.98%) HTML
1 3 (6.98%) HTML5
1 3 (6.98%) SOAP
1 3 (6.98%) Symfony
1 3 (6.98%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) JSON
2 2 (4.65%) REST
3 1 (2.33%) jQuery
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) WAP
3 1 (2.33%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.33%) Digital TV
3 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.33%) IPTV
3 1 (2.33%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.33%) STB
3 1 (2.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Unix
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) CentOS
3 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Solaris
4 1 (2.33%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (13.95%) Project Management
2 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (9.30%) B2B
3 4 (9.30%) Migration
4 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (6.98%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
4 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.65%) Data Science
5 2 (4.65%) DoDAF
5 2 (4.65%) EAI
5 2 (4.65%) Microservices
5 2 (4.65%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) SOA
5 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
5 2 (4.65%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) Python
2 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) PHP
4 2 (4.65%) C
4 2 (4.65%) C++
4 2 (4.65%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) MATLAB
4 2 (4.65%) Scala
5 1 (2.33%) Perl
5 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CCNP
3 1 (2.33%) CISA
3 1 (2.33%) CISM
3 1 (2.33%) CISSP
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) SLA
2 6 (13.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.33%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) NFS
1 1 (2.33%) vCloud
1 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (2.33%) HP ALM
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Citrix
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.98%) Tekelec
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco
3 2 (4.65%) NetApp
3 2 (4.65%) Sandvine
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Cramer
4 1 (2.33%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Huawei
4 1 (2.33%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (2.33%) Nortel
4 1 (2.33%) Remedy
4 1 (2.33%) Siebel
4 1 (2.33%) Tellabs