Period
to 18 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 3 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 94 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 30.92% 14.52% 11.89%
As % of the General category 68.61% 33.83% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 26 21
Slough median daily rate £400 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +6.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £250
90th Percentile £550 £494 £494
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £13.86
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -17.50% +48.15% +8.00%

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 137 133 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 45.07% 42.90% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 78 70
Slough median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £290 £213 £228
90th Percentile £580 £516 £641
Berkshire median daily rate £440 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Slough median hourly rate - £21.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00% +12.00%
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.16 £23.75 £15.25
% change year-on-year -10.91% +55.74% -12.86%

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019, 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 37 (39.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 35 (37.23%) PRINCE2
3 32 (34.04%) PMI
3 32 (34.04%) PMI Certification
3 32 (34.04%) Project Management
4 29 (30.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 26 (27.66%) Critical Success Factor
6 24 (25.53%) 2G
7 22 (23.40%) 3G
7 22 (23.40%) 4G
8 18 (19.15%) 5G
9 16 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (14.89%) Finance
10 14 (14.89%) Programme Management
10 14 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (13.83%) 2.5G
11 13 (13.83%) Risk Management
12 12 (12.77%) Configuration Management
12 12 (12.77%) DevOps
13 11 (11.70%) Change Control
13 11 (11.70%) Management Information System
14 10 (10.64%) Ansible
14 10 (10.64%) Matrix Management
15 9 (9.57%) Remedy
16 8 (8.51%) ITIL
16 8 (8.51%) Analytics
16 8 (8.51%) Dependency Management
16 8 (8.51%) PMO
17 7 (7.45%) Continuous Delivery
17 7 (7.45%) Data Centre

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 6 (6.38%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.13%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (2.13%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.13%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.06%) Confluence
3 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.06%) FileZilla
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.06%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) Apple Pay
2 1 (1.06%) IaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.53%) 2G
2 22 (23.40%) 3G
2 22 (23.40%) 4G
3 18 (19.15%) 5G
4 13 (13.83%) 2.5G
5 4 (4.26%) Firewall
5 4 (4.26%) MPLS
5 4 (4.26%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (2.13%) BGP
6 2 (2.13%) Skype
6 2 (2.13%) VoIP
7 1 (1.06%) DWDM
7 1 (1.06%) FTP
7 1 (1.06%) Node B
7 1 (1.06%) OSPF
7 1 (1.06%) PBX
7 1 (1.06%) SNMP
7 1 (1.06%) Value-Added Service
7 1 (1.06%) VXLAN
7 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) Apache Hive
1 2 (2.13%) Big Data
1 2 (2.13%) Cloudera CDH
1 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.13%) HBase
1 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.06%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.06%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) Gatling
2 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.06%) Gradle
2 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.06%) JMeter
2 1 (1.06%) JProfiler
2 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.06%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.06%) XMLSpy
General
1 14 (14.89%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Banking
3 4 (4.26%) Billing
4 2 (2.13%) Legal
4 2 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 30 (31.91%) Project Manager
2 10 (10.64%) Analyst
3 9 (9.57%) Delivery Manager
3 9 (9.57%) Designer
4 8 (8.51%) Network Manager
4 8 (8.51%) OSS Project Manager
4 8 (8.51%) Telecoms Manager
5 7 (7.45%) Network Project Manager
6 6 (6.38%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Digital Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Digital Business Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Architect
7 5 (5.32%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (4.26%) Lead Business Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Consultant
9 3 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.19%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) Kafka
1 2 (2.13%) Middleware
2 1 (1.06%) .NET
2 1 (1.06%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.06%) Node.js
2 1 (1.06%) SOAP
2 1 (1.06%) Spring
2 1 (1.06%) Spring Boot
2 1 (1.06%) Spring MVC
2 1 (1.06%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 32 (34.04%) PMI
2 11 (11.70%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.45%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.32%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.19%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.13%) Handset
6 2 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.13%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.06%) DataPower
7 1 (1.06%) Fibre Optics
7 1 (1.06%) IVR
7 1 (1.06%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.06%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.45%) Linux
2 2 (2.13%) Unix
3 1 (1.06%) Solaris
3 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 35 (37.23%) PRINCE2
3 32 (34.04%) Project Management
4 26 (27.66%) Critical Success Factor
5 16 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (14.89%) Programme Management
7 13 (13.83%) Risk Management
8 12 (12.77%) Configuration Management
8 12 (12.77%) DevOps
9 11 (11.70%) Change Control
10 10 (10.64%) Matrix Management
11 8 (8.51%) Analytics
11 8 (8.51%) Dependency Management
11 8 (8.51%) ITIL
12 7 (7.45%) Data Analytics
12 7 (7.45%) E-Commerce
12 7 (7.45%) Migration
12 7 (7.45%) Project Governance
12 7 (7.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.26%) Python
2 3 (3.19%) SQL
3 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.06%) C#
4 1 (1.06%) Java
4 1 (1.06%) Java 8
4 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (34.04%) PMI Certification
2 29 (30.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (6.38%) Degree
4 3 (3.19%) PMP
5 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.06%) APMP
6 1 (1.06%) CCIE
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.06%) HNC
6 1 (1.06%) ISEB
6 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.06%) MCTS
6 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) PMO
2 6 (6.38%) QA
3 3 (3.19%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.19%) SLA
4 2 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.06%) IFRS
5 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.06%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Docker
2 3 (3.19%) Firmware
3 2 (2.13%) HDFS
3 2 (2.13%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.06%) BIND 9
4 1 (1.06%) KVM
4 1 (1.06%) NFS
4 1 (1.06%) Postfix
4 1 (1.06%) vCloud
4 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (10.64%) Ansible
2 5 (5.32%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.13%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (2.13%) Oozie
4 1 (1.06%) Grafana
4 1 (1.06%) Graphite
4 1 (1.06%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.06%) Nagios
4 1 (1.06%) Netcool
4 1 (1.06%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.06%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.06%) vRealize
4 1 (1.06%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 9 (9.57%) Remedy
2 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.38%) Nokia
3 6 (6.38%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.32%) Cisco
5 4 (4.26%) BMC
6 3 (3.19%) Ericsson
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle
6 3 (3.19%) VMware
7 2 (2.13%) Ciena
7 2 (2.13%) Juniper
7 2 (2.13%) Sparx
7 2 (2.13%) Tableau
8 1 (1.06%) Dell
8 1 (1.06%) EMC
8 1 (1.06%) HP
8 1 (1.06%) IBM
8 1 (1.06%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.06%) Mirantis
8 1 (1.06%) Polycom