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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 5 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 115 171 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.23% 16.75% 32.64%
As % of the General category 42.44% 36.31% 69.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 56 72
Average daily rate
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£425 £338 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +22.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £221 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.78% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £115.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+155.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £35.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-39.43% +12.69%
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
271 471 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.19% 46.13% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 204 145
Average daily rate £425 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £168 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% +103.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £28.40 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £48.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -25.00%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014, 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 61 (25.74%) 3G
2 51 (21.52%) Project Management
3 45 (18.99%) LTE
4 41 (17.30%) Degree
5 36 (15.19%) 4G
6 32 (13.50%) 2G
7 30 (12.66%) MS Excel
8 28 (11.81%) Finance
8 28 (11.81%) Network Architecture
9 25 (10.55%) Cisco
10 24 (10.13%) Huawei
11 22 (9.28%) MS Office
12 20 (8.44%) Microsoft
13 19 (8.02%) Juniper
13 19 (8.02%) ITIL
13 19 (8.02%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 18 (7.59%) Radio Access Network
15 17 (7.17%) SDH
16 16 (6.75%) MS PowerPoint
17 15 (6.33%) Billing
17 15 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
18 13 (5.49%) MS Project
19 12 (5.06%) Configuration Management
19 12 (5.06%) Migration
19 12 (5.06%) Change Management
20 11 (4.64%) SQL
20 11 (4.64%) SLA
20 11 (4.64%) Marketing
20 11 (4.64%) Computer Science
20 11 (4.64%) QA

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
1 2 (0.84%) Apache
2 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.42%) CMS
2 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.42%) DNN
Applications
1 30 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.28%) MS Office
3 16 (6.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (5.49%) MS Project
5 2 (0.84%) Maya
6 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Tridion
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.42%) Changepoint
1 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (25.74%) 3G
2 45 (18.99%) LTE
3 36 (15.19%) 4G
4 32 (13.50%) 2G
5 18 (7.59%) Radio Access Network
6 17 (7.17%) SDH
7 10 (4.22%) ATM
7 10 (4.22%) VoIP
7 10 (4.22%) SGSN
8 9 (3.80%) GGSN
8 9 (3.80%) Firewall
8 9 (3.80%) Wireless
8 9 (3.80%) VPN
8 9 (3.80%) MPLS
9 8 (3.38%) VoLTE
10 7 (2.95%) Internet
10 7 (2.95%) UMTS
10 7 (2.95%) GSM
11 6 (2.53%) OSPF
11 6 (2.53%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.11%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.84%) MS Access
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (11.81%) Finance
2 15 (6.33%) Billing
3 11 (4.64%) Marketing
4 6 (2.53%) Front Office
5 5 (2.11%) Back Office
5 5 (2.11%) Banking
6 3 (1.27%) Legal
7 2 (0.84%) Law
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.42%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.42%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 35 (14.77%) Project Manager
2 26 (10.97%) Architect
3 16 (6.75%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (6.33%) Delivery Manager
5 14 (5.91%) Design Engineer
6 10 (4.22%) Analyst
6 10 (4.22%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 10 (4.22%) Senior Architect
7 8 (3.38%) Consultant
8 7 (2.95%) Test Engineer
8 7 (2.95%) IP Engineer
8 7 (2.95%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 6 (2.53%) Integration Manager
9 6 (2.53%) Deployment Manager
9 6 (2.53%) Systems Manager
9 6 (2.53%) Systems Integration Manager
9 6 (2.53%) Administrator
10 5 (2.11%) Senior Manager
10 5 (2.11%) Network Engineer
10 5 (2.11%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.27%) Web Services
1 3 (1.27%) .NET
2 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.42%) CSS
2 1 (0.42%) HTML
2 1 (0.42%) XML
2 1 (0.42%) Middleware
2 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (0.42%) Mason
2 1 (0.42%) Visualforce
2 1 (0.42%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.64%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.69%) STB
4 3 (1.27%) IPTV
4 3 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.84%) Streaming Media
5 2 (0.84%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (0.84%) Data Conversion
5 2 (0.84%) Video on Demand
5 2 (0.84%) Physics
5 2 (0.84%) MPEG
5 2 (0.84%) DTV
6 1 (0.42%) Replication
6 1 (0.42%) SecurID
6 1 (0.42%) PKI
6 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.53%) UNIX
2 5 (2.11%) Linux
3 2 (0.84%) Windows
4 1 (0.42%) Android
4 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (21.52%) Project Management
2 28 (11.81%) Network Architecture
3 19 (8.02%) ITIL
4 12 (5.06%) Configuration Management
4 12 (5.06%) Change Management
4 12 (5.06%) Migration
5 11 (4.64%) Problem Management
6 10 (4.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (4.22%) Validation
7 9 (3.80%) PRINCE2
8 8 (3.38%) Service Delivery
8 8 (3.38%) Statistical Analysis
8 8 (3.38%) Mentoring
9 7 (2.95%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (2.95%) Performance Management
10 6 (2.53%) Incident Management
10 6 (2.53%) eTOM
10 6 (2.53%) Service Management
10 6 (2.53%) Quality Management
10 6 (2.53%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.64%) SQL
2 3 (1.27%) C#
3 2 (0.84%) Python
4 1 (0.42%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.42%) C
4 1 (0.42%) Java
4 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.42%) Perl
4 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (17.30%) Degree
2 15 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (3.80%) CCIE
4 8 (3.38%) HND
5 7 (2.95%) PMP
5 7 (2.95%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.95%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.53%) CCNP
6 6 (2.53%) CCNA
7 4 (1.69%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.27%) CCSP
8 3 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.84%) CISSP
9 2 (0.84%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (0.84%) HNC
9 2 (0.84%) CCDP
9 2 (0.84%) CCENT
10 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.42%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.64%) SLA
1 11 (4.64%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.27%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) NDS
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.84%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (10.55%) Cisco
2 24 (10.13%) Huawei
3 20 (8.44%) Microsoft
4 19 (8.02%) Juniper
4 19 (8.02%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 10 (4.22%) Ericsson
5 10 (4.22%) Nokia
5 10 (4.22%) Oracle
6 8 (3.38%) SAP
7 5 (2.11%) Amdocs
7 5 (2.11%) BT
7 5 (2.11%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.69%) HP
9 3 (1.27%) Remedy
9 3 (1.27%) Radware
9 3 (1.27%) NEC
9 3 (1.27%) Redback
9 3 (1.27%) Velocent
10 2 (0.84%) F5
10 2 (0.84%) Cramer
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