The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Comverse products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Comverse over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Comverse Technology, Inc.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Comverse
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Comverse 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
386 496 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 44.88% 50.15% 51.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 252 159
Average daily rate £375 £390 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 34
Average hourly rate £55.65 £19.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+192.89% +2.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Comverse
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Comverse across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Comverse Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Comverse
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Comverse across the Reading region.

Comverse Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Comverse
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Comverse also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Comverse.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) UTRAN
1 1 (100.00%) BPR
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) eTOM
1 1 (100.00%) NGN
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (100.00%) Machine to Machine

Comverse
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Comverse also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Comverse. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) UTRAN
1 1 (100.00%) NGN
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (100.00%) Machine to Machine
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) BPR
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) eTOM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson