Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 4 1
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 25 45 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 9.06% 16.30% 18.86%
As % of the General category 28.74% 36.89% 48.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 52
Slough median daily rate £363 £363 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.05% +11.43%
10th Percentile £280 £272 £250
90th Percentile £634 £470 £455
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £24.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -44.90% -38.75% +32.60%

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 87 122 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 31.52% 44.20% 39.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 80 111
Slough median daily rate £450 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £301 £180 £253
90th Percentile £625 £513 £455
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 4
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.49% +110.96% +31.44%
10th Percentile £40.50 £8.50 £11.40
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £37.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +29.41%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 5 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Service Design
2 4 (16.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Use Case
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.00%) IBM
3 3 (12.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) Python
3 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Remedy
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.00%) BMC
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Netcool
4 2 (8.00%) GIAC
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum
4 2 (8.00%) Replication
4 2 (8.00%) Service Management
4 2 (8.00%) Unix
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) Dell
4 2 (8.00%) CISSP

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 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.00%) 2G
4 1 (4.00%) 3G
4 1 (4.00%) 4G
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) SGSN
4 1 (4.00%) Skype
4 1 (4.00%) SMTP
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) GIS
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) MorphX
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Network Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Architect
4 2 (8.00%) ArcSight Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Data Centre Technician
4 2 (8.00%) Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Business Improvement Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Data Technician
5 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Data Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Transformation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Replication
2 2 (8.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
3 1 (4.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
1 4 (16.00%) Migration
1 4 (16.00%) Service Design
1 4 (16.00%) Use Case
2 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 2 (8.00%) Scrum
3 2 (8.00%) Service Management
3 2 (8.00%) SIEM
3 2 (8.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (8.00%) Workflow
4 1 (4.00%) Android Development
4 1 (4.00%) High Availability
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Python
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) CCNA
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.00%) CISSP
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) GIAC
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (8.00%) SANS
2 1 (4.00%) CCENT
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) vSphere
2 1 (4.00%) KVM
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) HP
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) Remedy
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (8.00%) BMC
3 2 (8.00%) Dell
3 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (8.00%) Veeam
4 1 (4.00%) Amdocs
4 1 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Juniper
4 1 (4.00%) Kaspersky
4 1 (4.00%) Lotus
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) NetCracker
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat