The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 2 March 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 147 202 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.62% 19.88% 25.94%
As % of the General category 53.65% 47.31% 52.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 54 57
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £196 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £127.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +650.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.75% -11.11%
Telecoms
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
274 427 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.12% 42.03% 49.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 185 132
Average daily rate £400 £390 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £513 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 24
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Reading region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Reading region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Telecoms 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 Telecoms.

1 56 (20.97%) 3G
2 50 (18.73%) MS Excel
3 48 (17.98%) Project Management
4 46 (17.23%) Degree
5 42 (15.73%) 4G
5 42 (15.73%) Microsoft
6 37 (13.86%) LTE
7 33 (12.36%) Radio Access Network
7 33 (12.36%) 2G
8 32 (11.99%) Finance
8 32 (11.99%) PRINCE2
9 29 (10.86%) ITIL
10 25 (9.36%) MS Office
10 25 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (8.61%) MS PowerPoint
12 21 (7.87%) SDH
13 20 (7.49%) Ericsson
13 20 (7.49%) Huawei
14 19 (7.12%) Cisco
14 19 (7.12%) MS Project
15 18 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
16 17 (6.37%) Migration
17 16 (5.99%) Ethernet
17 16 (5.99%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
18 15 (5.62%) SQL
18 15 (5.62%) UNIX
19 14 (5.24%) Service Delivery
19 14 (5.24%) Security Cleared
20 13 (4.87%) Marketing
20 13 (4.87%) Linux

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Telecoms 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 Telecoms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (1.12%) MS Project Server
2 3 (1.12%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.75%) CMS
3 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.37%) JCAPS
4 1 (0.37%) Lync
4 1 (0.37%) Node.js
4 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
Applications
1 50 (18.73%) MS Excel
2 25 (9.36%) MS Office
3 23 (8.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (7.12%) MS Project
5 4 (1.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.12%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.37%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.25%) SaaS
2 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (20.97%) 3G
2 42 (15.73%) 4G
3 37 (13.86%) LTE
4 33 (12.36%) 2G
4 33 (12.36%) Radio Access Network
5 21 (7.87%) SDH
6 16 (5.99%) Ethernet
7 13 (4.87%) GSM
8 11 (4.12%) DNS
9 10 (3.75%) IPsec
10 9 (3.37%) RNC
10 9 (3.37%) VoIP
10 9 (3.37%) VoLTE
11 8 (3.00%) MPLS
12 7 (2.62%) HTTP
12 7 (2.62%) ATM
12 7 (2.62%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (2.62%) Wireless
13 6 (2.25%) SCCP
13 6 (2.25%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.12%) QlikView
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.75%) MS Access
2 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.12%) JIRA
2 2 (0.75%) Toad
General
1 32 (11.99%) Finance
2 13 (4.87%) Marketing
3 8 (3.00%) Legal
3 8 (3.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.25%) Banking
5 5 (1.87%) Billing
6 2 (0.75%) German Language
6 2 (0.75%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.75%) Retail
6 2 (0.75%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.75%) Law
6 2 (0.75%) Front Office
6 2 (0.75%) Back Office
6 2 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (10.86%) Project Manager
2 21 (7.87%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 17 (6.37%) Architect
3 17 (6.37%) Analyst
3 17 (6.37%) Delivery Manager
4 16 (5.99%) Coordinator
5 14 (5.24%) Test Engineer
5 14 (5.24%) Design Engineer
6 9 (3.37%) Project Coordinator
6 9 (3.37%) Administrator
7 8 (3.00%) Consultant
8 6 (2.25%) Business Analyst
8 6 (2.25%) Voice Engineer
9 5 (1.87%) Transmission Engineer
9 5 (1.87%) Incident Manager
9 5 (1.87%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (1.87%) Customer Engineer
9 5 (1.87%) Bid Manager
9 5 (1.87%) Network Architect
10 4 (1.50%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.62%) SOAP
2 6 (2.25%) XML
3 4 (1.50%) HTML
4 3 (1.12%) Web Services
5 2 (0.75%) XHTML
5 2 (0.75%) JMS
5 2 (0.75%) WSDL
5 2 (0.75%) JAXB
5 2 (0.75%) OLE
6 1 (0.37%) JSON
6 1 (0.37%) jQuery
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.37%) HTML5
6 1 (0.37%) REST
6 1 (0.37%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.37%) Middleware
6 1 (0.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.87%) Replication
5 4 (1.50%) IPTV
6 3 (1.12%) PMI
7 2 (0.75%) DTV
7 2 (0.75%) GIS
7 2 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.75%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (0.75%) User Experience
8 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.37%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.37%) Social Media
8 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.37%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.37%) NHS
8 1 (0.37%) PKI
8 1 (0.37%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.62%) UNIX
2 13 (4.87%) Linux
3 7 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.25%) Solaris
5 2 (0.75%) Windows
5 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.98%) Project Management
2 32 (11.99%) PRINCE2
3 29 (10.86%) ITIL
4 17 (6.37%) Migration
5 14 (5.24%) Service Delivery
6 12 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (4.12%) Data Entry
7 11 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (3.37%) Service Management
9 9 (3.37%) Validation
10 8 (3.00%) CRM
11 7 (2.62%) ERP
11 7 (2.62%) Incident Management
11 7 (2.62%) Risk Analysis
12 6 (2.25%) Time Management
13 5 (1.87%) Test Scripting
13 5 (1.87%) Financial Modelling
13 5 (1.87%) Supplier Management
13 5 (1.87%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.62%) SQL
2 7 (2.62%) Java
3 4 (1.50%) Perl
4 3 (1.12%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.12%) VBA
5 2 (0.75%) VBScript
5 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.75%) C
6 1 (0.37%) C++
6 1 (0.37%) VB
6 1 (0.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (17.23%) Degree
2 18 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (5.24%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.87%) PMI Certification
5 12 (4.49%) VCP4
6 11 (4.12%) CCNP
7 10 (3.75%) PMP
8 9 (3.37%) CCNA
8 9 (3.37%) HND
9 7 (2.62%) CCIE
10 5 (1.87%) CISSP
10 5 (1.87%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.50%) NVQ Level 3
11 4 (1.50%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.50%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.50%) HNC
12 3 (1.12%) CCSP
12 3 (1.12%) CCDP
12 3 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.37%) SLA
1 9 (3.37%) QA
2 3 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.37%) Xen
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (0.37%) Veritas File System
2 1 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.12%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (1.12%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (0.75%) Netcool
3 2 (0.75%) SCOM
4 1 (0.37%) OpenView
4 1 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 42 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.49%) Ericsson
2 20 (7.49%) Huawei
3 19 (7.12%) Cisco
4 16 (5.99%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 13 (4.87%) SAP
6 10 (3.75%) Oracle
7 9 (3.37%) Nokia
8 8 (3.00%) HP
9 7 (2.62%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.62%) Amdocs
10 5 (1.87%) BT
10 5 (1.87%) TOWER Software
10 5 (1.87%) Juniper
11 4 (1.50%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.50%) Remedy
12 3 (1.12%) Radware
12 3 (1.12%) Redback
13 2 (0.75%) MetaSolv
13 2 (0.75%) Cramer
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £110 - £140 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £210 per day
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Rate: £120 - £140 per day
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Rate: £450 - £490 per day
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Rate: £200.00 - £220.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
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