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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 6 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 127 118 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.51% 13.69% 16.92%
As % of the General category 36.29% 43.87% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 31 55
Average daily rate
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£340 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £300 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+3.28% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £115.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +155.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -40.84%
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
350 269 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 34.48% 31.21% 46.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 108 198
Average daily rate £413 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £583 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -37.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 52 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 52 (20.00%) 3G
2 50 (19.23%) 4G
3 48 (18.46%) LTE
3 48 (18.46%) Project Management
4 44 (16.92%) Radio Access Network
5 40 (15.38%) Degree
6 35 (13.46%) MS Office
6 35 (13.46%) Microsoft
7 34 (13.08%) UNIX
8 31 (11.92%) PRINCE2
9 29 (11.15%) Linux
9 29 (11.15%) Finance
10 28 (10.77%) MS PowerPoint
10 28 (10.77%) SQL
11 27 (10.38%) Oracle
11 27 (10.38%) 2G
12 24 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (8.46%) Migration
13 22 (8.46%) ITIL
14 21 (8.08%) SLA
14 21 (8.08%) Electronics
15 19 (7.31%) PMI Certification
15 19 (7.31%) Ericsson
15 19 (7.31%) Security Cleared
16 18 (6.92%) Management Information System
17 17 (6.54%) Java
18 16 (6.15%) PMP
18 16 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
18 16 (6.15%) Service Management

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (1.54%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.54%) CMS
1 4 (1.54%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.15%) Smallworld
3 2 (0.77%) Lync
3 2 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (0.77%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.38%) JBoss
4 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (0.38%) Confluence
4 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.38%) Magnolia
Applications
1 52 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 35 (13.46%) MS Office
3 28 (10.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.08%) Maya
5 7 (2.69%) MS Project
6 4 (1.54%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.38%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (4.23%) Oracle ERP
1 11 (4.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (2.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (1.92%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (1.92%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 5 (1.92%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.77%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.38%) Maximo
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.15%) SaaS
2 2 (0.77%) PaaS
3 1 (0.38%) IaaS
3 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.38%) Force.com
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (20.00%) 3G
2 50 (19.23%) 4G
3 48 (18.46%) LTE
4 44 (16.92%) Radio Access Network
5 27 (10.38%) 2G
6 13 (5.00%) VoIP
7 10 (3.85%) Ethernet
7 10 (3.85%) VoLTE
8 9 (3.46%) 3GPP
8 9 (3.46%) Broadband
8 9 (3.46%) VPN
8 9 (3.46%) Firewall
8 9 (3.46%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (3.46%) IPsec
9 7 (2.69%) RNC
9 7 (2.69%) DSLAM
9 7 (2.69%) TCP/IP
9 7 (2.69%) ATM
9 7 (2.69%) LAN
9 7 (2.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.46%) MS Access
2 3 (1.15%) MySQL
2 3 (1.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.54%) Selenium
2 4 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (1.15%) JIRA
4 2 (0.77%) MSTest
4 2 (0.77%) NUnit
5 1 (0.38%) Subversion
5 1 (0.38%) Maven
5 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.38%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.38%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.38%) Ranorex
General
1 29 (11.15%) Finance
2 21 (8.08%) Electronics
3 14 (5.38%) Billing
4 10 (3.85%) Marketing
4 10 (3.85%) Banking
5 8 (3.08%) Legal
6 7 (2.69%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.54%) Retail
7 4 (1.54%) Law
8 3 (1.15%) Front Office
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (8.08%) Analyst
2 20 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 19 (7.31%) Consultant
4 15 (5.77%) Developer
5 13 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 11 (4.23%) Coordinator
6 11 (4.23%) Architect
6 11 (4.23%) Delivery Manager
7 9 (3.46%) Oracle Consultant
8 8 (3.08%) Functional Consultant
8 8 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (3.08%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 8 (3.08%) ERP Consultant
9 7 (2.69%) Support Engineer
9 7 (2.69%) Test Engineer
10 6 (2.31%) Deployment Manager
10 6 (2.31%) Programme Manager
10 6 (2.31%) Incident Manager
10 6 (2.31%) Designer
10 6 (2.31%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.38%) XML
2 12 (4.62%) Web Services
3 6 (2.31%) HTML
4 5 (1.92%) J2EE
5 3 (1.15%) CSS
5 3 (1.15%) Ajax
5 3 (1.15%) jQuery
6 2 (0.77%) Middleware
6 2 (0.77%) .NET
6 2 (0.77%) XSLT
6 2 (0.77%) RESTful
7 1 (0.38%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.38%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.38%) HTML5
7 1 (0.38%) CSS3
7 1 (0.38%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.38%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.38%) Flash
7 1 (0.38%) JMS
7 1 (0.38%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.92%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.46%) PKI
4 9 (3.46%) DTV
5 5 (1.92%) GIS
6 4 (1.54%) PMI
6 4 (1.54%) IPTV
6 4 (1.54%) IVR
6 4 (1.54%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.15%) MPEG
8 2 (0.77%) STB
8 2 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.77%) CMDB
8 2 (0.77%) Handset
9 1 (0.38%) Replication
9 1 (0.38%) Clustering
9 1 (0.38%) AS400
9 1 (0.38%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.08%) UNIX
2 29 (11.15%) Linux
3 9 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (3.08%) Windows
5 6 (2.31%) Solaris
6 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.38%) AIX
7 1 (0.38%) VMS
7 1 (0.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (18.46%) Project Management
2 31 (11.92%) PRINCE2
3 22 (8.46%) ITIL
3 22 (8.46%) Migration
4 16 (6.15%) Service Management
5 14 (5.38%) Data Migration
6 13 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 12 (4.62%) ERP
7 12 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (3.85%) Programme Management
8 10 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (3.85%) CRM
9 9 (3.46%) Workflow
9 9 (3.46%) Validation
9 9 (3.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (3.08%) Change Control
10 8 (3.08%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (3.08%) Business Analysis
10 8 (3.08%) Strategic Planning
11 7 (2.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.77%) SQL
2 17 (6.54%) Java
3 15 (5.77%) Perl
4 11 (4.23%) C
5 5 (1.92%) C++
6 4 (1.54%) Python
6 4 (1.54%) PHP
7 3 (1.15%) VBScript
7 3 (1.15%) VB
7 3 (1.15%) C#
7 3 (1.15%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.38%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.38%) Ruby
9 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (15.38%) Degree
2 19 (7.31%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.31%) PMI Certification
3 16 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (6.15%) PMP
4 14 (5.38%) CCNP
4 14 (5.38%) CCNA
5 13 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (3.08%) HND
7 7 (2.69%) Sun Certification
7 7 (2.69%) HNC
8 6 (2.31%) SCSA
9 3 (1.15%) CCIE
10 2 (0.77%) MCSE
10 2 (0.77%) ISEB
10 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.77%) ACCA
10 2 (0.77%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.08%) SLA
2 6 (2.31%) QA
3 3 (1.15%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.77%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.15%) NDS
1 3 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) Firmware
2 1 (0.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.77%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.77%) OpenView
2 2 (0.77%) Netcool
2 2 (0.77%) HP NNM
2 2 (0.77%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (0.77%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.38%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.38%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.38%) Oracle
3 19 (7.31%) Ericsson
4 16 (6.15%) Huawei
5 15 (5.77%) Remedy
5 15 (5.77%) Amdocs
6 14 (5.38%) Nokia
6 14 (5.38%) SAP
7 12 (4.62%) HP
8 11 (4.23%) Cisco
9 9 (3.46%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.08%) BT
11 6 (2.31%) TOWER Software
11 6 (2.31%) Veritas
11 6 (2.31%) Sun
12 5 (1.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 4 (1.54%) Talend
14 3 (1.15%) Greenplum
14 3 (1.15%) Avaya
14 3 (1.15%) Alcatel-Lucent
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