Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 55 96 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 20.91% 27.91% 8.71%
As % of the General category 52.38% 59.26% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 54 13
Slough median daily rate £420 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.86% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £350 £286 £301
90th Percentile £650 £450 £635
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £22.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -25.00% +27.54% +32.69%

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 105 162 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 39.92% 47.09% 31.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 100 45
Slough median daily rate £456 £393 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.24% -12.78% +8.04%
10th Percentile £338 £240 £313
90th Percentile £645 £550 £615
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 - £41.00
10th Percentile £16.20 - £40.50
90th Percentile £40.00 - £41.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -25.00% +7.32% +18.63%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020, 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 16 (29.09%) Project Management
2 15 (27.27%) Migration
3 13 (23.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (21.82%) PMI
4 12 (21.82%) PMI Certification
4 12 (21.82%) PRINCE2
4 12 (21.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (18.18%) Change Control
5 10 (18.18%) OpenStack
5 10 (18.18%) Juniper
6 9 (16.36%) Project Delivery
7 8 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (14.55%) Red Hat
7 8 (14.55%) Computer Science
8 7 (12.73%) PMO
9 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (10.91%) Degree
9 6 (10.91%) Cisco
9 6 (10.91%) Risk Management
10 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (9.09%) QA
10 5 (9.09%) Matrix Management
10 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
10 5 (9.09%) Critical Success Factor
10 5 (9.09%) OpenShift
11 4 (7.27%) Data Centre
11 4 (7.27%) RESTful
11 4 (7.27%) 4G
11 4 (7.27%) Project 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 10 (18.18%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.64%) Confluence
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (3.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) OpenShift
2 2 (3.64%) Office 365
3 1 (1.82%) Azure
3 1 (1.82%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.82%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) 4G
2 3 (5.45%) 2G
2 3 (5.45%) 3G
2 3 (5.45%) 5G
2 3 (5.45%) BGP
2 3 (5.45%) Junos
2 3 (5.45%) VXLAN
3 2 (3.64%) 2.5G
3 2 (3.64%) MPLS
3 2 (3.64%) VPN
3 2 (3.64%) WAN
3 2 (3.64%) Wireless
4 1 (1.82%) LTE
4 1 (1.82%) Network Security
4 1 (1.82%) OSPF
4 1 (1.82%) RNC
4 1 (1.82%) TACACS
4 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.82%) WiMAX
4 1 (1.82%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) DB2
1 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.82%) Power BI
1 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) JIRA
1 3 (5.45%) Selenium
2 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.82%) JMeter
3 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
1 2 (3.64%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Billing
2 1 (1.82%) Electronics
2 1 (1.82%) German Language
2 1 (1.82%) Legal
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.82%) Marketing
2 1 (1.82%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Architect
1 10 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 6 (10.91%) Network Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Designer
4 4 (7.27%) Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Solutions Designer
4 4 (7.27%) Telecoms Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) Data Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Lead Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Network Architect
5 3 (5.45%) OSS Project Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 2 (3.64%) IP Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Network Project Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Project Governance Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Telecoms Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) RESTful
2 2 (3.64%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.82%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) PMI
2 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.45%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.82%) CMDB
5 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.82%) Handset
5 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.82%) TM Forum
5 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.64%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.82%) VMS
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Project Management
2 15 (27.27%) Migration
3 13 (23.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (21.82%) PRINCE2
5 10 (18.18%) Change Control
6 9 (16.36%) Project Delivery
7 8 (14.55%) Computer Science
7 8 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (10.91%) Risk Management
9 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (9.09%) Critical Success Factor
9 5 (9.09%) Matrix Management
9 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.27%) Co-Creation
10 4 (7.27%) Project Planning
10 4 (7.27%) Service Management
11 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
11 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) Java
2 3 (5.45%) Perl
2 3 (5.45%) Python
3 2 (3.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) PMI Certification
1 12 (21.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (10.91%) Degree
3 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.82%) CCIE
4 1 (1.82%) CCIE Service Provider
4 1 (1.82%) CCSE
4 1 (1.82%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) PMO
2 5 (9.09%) QA
3 2 (3.64%) GDPR
4 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Docker
1 3 (5.45%) KVM
1 3 (5.45%) VMware NSX
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) HP ALM
2 3 (5.45%) Ansible
2 3 (5.45%) Cobbler
2 3 (5.45%) Icinga
2 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.45%) Puppet
2 3 (5.45%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.82%) OpenView
3 1 (1.82%) OPNET
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Juniper
2 8 (14.55%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.91%) Cisco
4 4 (7.27%) HP
4 4 (7.27%) Nokia
4 4 (7.27%) VMware
5 3 (5.45%) Mirantis
5 3 (5.45%) Remedy
5 3 (5.45%) Sparx
6 2 (3.64%) CA
6 2 (3.64%) Huawei
6 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle
7 1 (1.82%) BMC
7 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.82%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.82%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.82%) Genesys
7 1 (1.82%) Nortel
7 1 (1.82%) SAP