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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 6 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 121 165 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.05% 15.28% 33.52%
As % of the General category 41.87% 38.55% 65.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 59 69
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £273 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.83 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.09 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+29.91% -34.61%
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
289 428 656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.18% 39.63% 51.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 213 156
Average daily rate £400 £359 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.49% +15.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £222 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £508 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 18
Average hourly rate £27.83 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.14% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £10.00 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.85 £19.25 £25.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 59 (24.69%) 3G
2 46 (19.25%) Project Management
3 44 (18.41%) 4G
4 43 (17.99%) LTE
5 42 (17.57%) Degree
6 34 (14.23%) MS Excel
7 31 (12.97%) 2G
8 28 (11.72%) Huawei
9 27 (11.30%) Finance
10 25 (10.46%) Microsoft
11 23 (9.62%) Cisco
11 23 (9.62%) MS Office
12 22 (9.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 21 (8.79%) Radio Access Network
13 21 (8.79%) ITIL
14 19 (7.95%) MS PowerPoint
15 18 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (7.53%) Cisco Certification
15 18 (7.53%) Migration
16 17 (7.11%) Ericsson
17 16 (6.69%) PRINCE2
17 16 (6.69%) Network Architecture
18 15 (6.28%) SDH
19 14 (5.86%) SLA
19 14 (5.86%) Marketing
20 13 (5.44%) MPLS
21 12 (5.02%) Nokia
21 12 (5.02%) Juniper
21 12 (5.02%) GSM
21 12 (5.02%) Billing

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 5 (2.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.42%) Apache
3 1 (0.42%) CMS
3 1 (0.42%) DNN
3 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 34 (14.23%) MS Excel
2 23 (9.62%) MS Office
3 19 (7.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (4.18%) MS Project
5 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.42%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.42%) Maya
6 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.42%) Tridion
2 1 (0.42%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (24.69%) 3G
2 44 (18.41%) 4G
3 43 (17.99%) LTE
4 31 (12.97%) 2G
5 21 (8.79%) Radio Access Network
6 15 (6.28%) SDH
7 13 (5.44%) MPLS
8 12 (5.02%) GSM
9 11 (4.60%) Ethernet
10 10 (4.18%) Internet
10 10 (4.18%) IPsec
10 10 (4.18%) Wireless
10 10 (4.18%) VoLTE
11 8 (3.35%) Firewall
12 7 (2.93%) UMTS
13 6 (2.51%) INAP
13 6 (2.51%) HTTP
13 6 (2.51%) ATM
13 6 (2.51%) Broadband
13 6 (2.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.26%) QlikView
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.42%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Toad
2 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (11.30%) Finance
2 14 (5.86%) Marketing
3 12 (5.02%) Billing
4 5 (2.09%) Legal
5 4 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.26%) Front Office
6 3 (1.26%) Back Office
6 3 (1.26%) Electronics
7 2 (0.84%) German Language
7 2 (0.84%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.84%) Retail
7 2 (0.84%) Law
8 1 (0.42%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (11.30%) Architect
2 25 (10.46%) Project Manager
3 14 (5.86%) Design Engineer
3 14 (5.86%) Delivery Manager
4 13 (5.44%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (5.02%) Coordinator
6 10 (4.18%) Test Engineer
7 9 (3.77%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 7 (2.93%) Consultant
8 7 (2.93%) Project Coordinator
8 7 (2.93%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 7 (2.93%) Senior Architect
9 6 (2.51%) IP Engineer
9 6 (2.51%) Voice Engineer
9 6 (2.51%) Integration Manager
9 6 (2.51%) Incident Manager
9 6 (2.51%) Analyst
10 5 (2.09%) Network Architect
10 5 (2.09%) Provisioning Engineer
11 4 (1.67%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.51%) SOAP
1 6 (2.51%) Web Services
2 3 (1.26%) .NET
2 3 (1.26%) XML
3 2 (0.84%) JMS
3 2 (0.84%) OLE
3 2 (0.84%) WSDL
3 2 (0.84%) JAXB
4 1 (0.42%) HTML
4 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.42%) CSS
4 1 (0.42%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.09%) IPTV
4 4 (1.67%) Replication
4 4 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.67%) DTV
5 3 (1.26%) PMI
6 2 (0.84%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.84%) Video on Demand
6 2 (0.84%) Streaming Media
6 2 (0.84%) STB
6 2 (0.84%) MPEG
7 1 (0.42%) NHS
7 1 (0.42%) SecurID
7 1 (0.42%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.42%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.42%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.42%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.18%) UNIX
2 7 (2.93%) Linux
3 5 (2.09%) Solaris
3 5 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.26%) Windows
5 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.25%) Project Management
2 21 (8.79%) ITIL
3 18 (7.53%) Migration
4 16 (6.69%) PRINCE2
4 16 (6.69%) Network Architecture
5 10 (4.18%) Validation
6 9 (3.77%) Service Delivery
6 9 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (2.93%) Quality Management
7 7 (2.93%) eTOM
7 7 (2.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (2.51%) Capacity Management
8 6 (2.51%) Time Management
8 6 (2.51%) Supplier Management
8 6 (2.51%) Programme Management
8 6 (2.51%) Change Management
9 5 (2.09%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (2.09%) Service Management
9 5 (2.09%) TOGAF
9 5 (2.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.60%) SQL
2 4 (1.67%) Java
3 3 (1.26%) C#
3 3 (1.26%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.84%) Python
4 2 (0.84%) VBScript
4 2 (0.84%) C
4 2 (0.84%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.84%) Perl
5 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (17.57%) Degree
2 18 (7.53%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (4.18%) PMI Certification
3 10 (4.18%) CCIE
3 10 (4.18%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.35%) CCNP
4 8 (3.35%) CCNA
5 7 (2.93%) PMP
6 5 (2.09%) HND
7 4 (1.67%) CCENT
7 4 (1.67%) HNC
7 4 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.67%) CISSP
8 3 (1.26%) CCSP
8 3 (1.26%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.84%) GCED
9 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.84%) NVQ Level 3
9 2 (0.84%) CSSLP
9 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.86%) SLA
2 10 (4.18%) QA
3 3 (1.26%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) NDS
2 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) NFS
2 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.42%) Xen
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (0.42%) Veritas File System
2 1 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (1.26%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (0.84%) SCOM
3 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.84%) Netcool
4 1 (0.42%) OpenView
4 1 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.42%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (11.72%) Huawei
2 25 (10.46%) Microsoft
3 23 (9.62%) Cisco
4 22 (9.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 17 (7.11%) Ericsson
6 12 (5.02%) Nokia
6 12 (5.02%) Juniper
7 6 (2.51%) SAP
7 6 (2.51%) Oracle
8 5 (2.09%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.09%) Amdocs
9 4 (1.67%) BT
9 4 (1.67%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.67%) HP
10 3 (1.26%) BMC
10 3 (1.26%) F5
11 2 (0.84%) Netezza
11 2 (0.84%) Redback
11 2 (0.84%) Radware
11 2 (0.84%) MetaSolv
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