Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 7 5
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 -3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 75 26 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 21.49% 9.06% 16.23%
As % of the General category 50.68% 28.26% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 14 32
Slough median daily rate £363 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £282
90th Percentile £488 £634 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £418 £400
% change year-on-year -4.19% +4.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +62.96% - -50.91%

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 148 92 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 42.41% 32.06% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 57 77
Slough median daily rate £388 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +24.14% +7.81%
10th Percentile £139 £300 £217
90th Percentile £550 £625 £498
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Slough median hourly rate - £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.33% +66.67%
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +47.22% -5.26% -12.64%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 18 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (17.33%) Firewall
3 12 (16.00%) Python
3 12 (16.00%) DNS
4 11 (14.67%) 4G
5 10 (13.33%) Analytics
5 10 (13.33%) 3G
6 9 (12.00%) Unix
7 8 (10.67%) SQL
7 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Excel
7 8 (10.67%) Linux
7 8 (10.67%) Internet
7 8 (10.67%) BGP
7 8 (10.67%) Ericsson
7 8 (10.67%) TCP/IP
7 8 (10.67%) Cisco
7 8 (10.67%) Legal
7 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (10.67%) Data Protection
8 7 (9.33%) Migration
8 7 (9.33%) SLA
9 6 (8.00%) Data Centre
9 6 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (8.00%) Wireless
9 6 (8.00%) Huawei
9 6 (8.00%) Data Analytics
9 6 (8.00%) Network Architecture
9 6 (8.00%) Capacity Planning

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 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.33%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) Firewall
2 12 (16.00%) DNS
3 11 (14.67%) 4G
4 10 (13.33%) 3G
5 8 (10.67%) BGP
5 8 (10.67%) Internet
5 8 (10.67%) TCP/IP
6 6 (8.00%) Wireless
7 5 (6.67%) 2G
7 5 (6.67%) MPLS
7 5 (6.67%) OSPF
8 4 (5.33%) GGSN
8 4 (5.33%) GSM
8 4 (5.33%) LTE
8 4 (5.33%) SGSN
8 4 (5.33%) SSH
8 4 (5.33%) UMTS
8 4 (5.33%) Value-Added Service
9 3 (4.00%) Node B
9 3 (4.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) Big Data
2 4 (5.33%) Apache Hive
2 4 (5.33%) Flink
2 4 (5.33%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.67%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.67%) MySQL
4 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (10.67%) Legal
2 2 (2.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.33%) Billing
3 1 (1.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (22.67%) Project Manager
2 7 (9.33%) Data Engineer
3 6 (8.00%) Mobile Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) Designer
4 5 (6.67%) Developer
4 5 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
4 5 (6.67%) Telecoms Manager
4 5 (6.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 4 (5.33%) 3G Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) 4G Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Architect
5 4 (5.33%) Big Data Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Big Data Software Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Data Analytics Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Help Desk Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Network Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.33%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) Spark Streaming
2 2 (2.67%) Node.js
3 1 (1.33%) Middleware
3 1 (1.33%) SOAP
3 1 (1.33%) WAP
3 1 (1.33%) WML
3 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.33%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.33%) IPTV
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.33%) Social Network
4 1 (1.33%) STB
4 1 (1.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Unix
2 8 (10.67%) Linux
3 5 (6.67%) Solaris
4 2 (2.67%) CentOS
4 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (13.33%) Analytics
3 8 (10.67%) Data Protection
4 7 (9.33%) Migration
5 6 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (8.00%) Data Analytics
5 6 (8.00%) Network Architecture
6 5 (6.67%) Big Data Analytics
6 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 5 (6.67%) ITIL
6 5 (6.67%) Network Design
6 5 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.33%) Change Management
7 4 (5.33%) Data Ingestion
7 4 (5.33%) ETL
7 4 (5.33%) IT Strategy
7 4 (5.33%) Network Management
7 4 (5.33%) Process Management
7 4 (5.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) Python
2 8 (10.67%) SQL
3 3 (4.00%) C
3 3 (4.00%) C++
3 3 (4.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.67%) Perl
5 1 (1.33%) Java
5 1 (1.33%) Java 8
5 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.67%) CCNP
3 3 (4.00%) CCNA
3 3 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) SLA
2 3 (4.00%) GDPR
2 3 (4.00%) PMO
3 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.00%) NFS
3 2 (2.67%) BIND 9
3 2 (2.67%) KVM
3 2 (2.67%) Postfix
4 1 (1.33%) Docker
4 1 (1.33%) vCloud
4 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Ansible
2 1 (1.33%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.33%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.33%) Netcool
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) Cisco
1 8 (10.67%) Ericsson
2 6 (8.00%) Huawei
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.67%) Citrix
3 5 (6.67%) Dell
3 5 (6.67%) NetApp
3 5 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.67%) VMware
4 4 (5.33%) CheckPoint
4 4 (5.33%) Nortel
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle
4 4 (5.33%) Tekelec
5 3 (4.00%) Crossbeam
5 3 (4.00%) F5
5 3 (4.00%) Nokia
5 3 (4.00%) Sandvine
5 3 (4.00%) Sun
6 2 (2.67%) EMC
6 2 (2.67%) Juniper