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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 5 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 142 158 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.81% 14.88% 22.12%
As % of the General category 51.45% 38.44% 50.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 45 59
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£350 £375 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £190 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £490 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £180.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +958.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -38.59%
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
276 411 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.85% 38.70% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 172 125
Average daily rate £410 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £171 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £524 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 25
Average hourly rate £19.00 £26.13 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +74.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 61 (22.51%) MS Excel
2 53 (19.56%) 3G
3 52 (19.19%) Degree
4 47 (17.34%) Microsoft
5 46 (16.97%) Project Management
6 44 (16.24%) 4G
7 36 (13.28%) Radio Access Network
8 35 (12.92%) LTE
8 35 (12.92%) PRINCE2
9 32 (11.81%) MS Office
9 32 (11.81%) Finance
10 30 (11.07%) 2G
11 29 (10.70%) UNIX
11 29 (10.70%) MS PowerPoint
12 27 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
13 26 (9.59%) ITIL
14 24 (8.86%) SQL
15 22 (8.12%) Linux
15 22 (8.12%) Cisco
16 21 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
17 17 (6.27%) Service Delivery
17 17 (6.27%) PMI Certification
17 17 (6.27%) MS Project
17 17 (6.27%) SAP
18 15 (5.54%) VoIP
18 15 (5.54%) PMP
18 15 (5.54%) Ericsson
18 15 (5.54%) Security Cleared
19 14 (5.17%) Huawei
19 14 (5.17%) CCNP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (1.11%) CMS
2 3 (1.11%) MS Project Server
2 3 (1.11%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (1.11%) Lync
3 1 (0.37%) Node.js
3 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.37%) JCAPS
Applications
1 61 (22.51%) MS Excel
2 32 (11.81%) MS Office
3 29 (10.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (6.27%) MS Project
5 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.74%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.11%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.37%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.85%) SaaS
2 3 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (19.56%) 3G
2 44 (16.24%) 4G
3 36 (13.28%) Radio Access Network
4 35 (12.92%) LTE
5 30 (11.07%) 2G
6 15 (5.54%) VoIP
7 14 (5.17%) Ethernet
8 13 (4.80%) SDH
8 13 (4.80%) GSM
9 12 (4.43%) 3GPP
10 11 (4.06%) DNS
11 10 (3.69%) IPsec
12 9 (3.32%) Firewall
12 9 (3.32%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (2.95%) VPN
13 8 (2.95%) ATM
14 7 (2.58%) Broadband
14 7 (2.58%) TCP/IP
14 7 (2.58%) HTTP
14 7 (2.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.21%) MS Access
2 3 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.11%) QlikView
3 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (1.11%) JIRA
1 3 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.37%) NUnit
2 1 (0.37%) Selenium
2 1 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.37%) MSTest
General
1 32 (11.81%) Finance
2 12 (4.43%) Marketing
3 9 (3.32%) Banking
4 8 (2.95%) Electronics
5 7 (2.58%) Legal
5 7 (2.58%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.48%) Billing
7 3 (1.11%) German Language
7 3 (1.11%) Back Office
8 2 (0.74%) Front Office
8 2 (0.74%) Law
8 2 (0.74%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.74%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (11.07%) Project Manager
2 21 (7.75%) Analyst
3 19 (7.01%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 16 (5.90%) Coordinator
4 16 (5.90%) Design Engineer
5 14 (5.17%) Delivery Manager
6 13 (4.80%) Architect
7 11 (4.06%) Project Coordinator
7 11 (4.06%) Test Engineer
8 10 (3.69%) Consultant
8 10 (3.69%) Administrator
9 9 (3.32%) Business Analyst
10 8 (2.95%) Support Engineer
11 6 (2.21%) Developer
12 5 (1.85%) Senior Consultant
12 5 (1.85%) Customer Engineer
12 5 (1.85%) Graduate
12 5 (1.85%) Bid Manager
12 5 (1.85%) Transmission Engineer
13 4 (1.48%) Transmission Planning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.32%) XML
2 5 (1.85%) HTML
2 5 (1.85%) SOAP
3 2 (0.74%) Web Services
3 2 (0.74%) XHTML
3 2 (0.74%) jQuery
3 2 (0.74%) CSS
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.37%) HTML5
4 1 (0.37%) REST
4 1 (0.37%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.37%) Middleware
4 1 (0.37%) JSON
4 1 (0.37%) Flash
4 1 (0.37%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.95%) Management Information System
2 8 (2.95%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.85%) PKI
3 5 (1.85%) IPTV
4 3 (1.11%) Replication
4 3 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.74%) User Experience
5 2 (0.74%) PMI
5 2 (0.74%) DTV
5 2 (0.74%) GIS
5 2 (0.74%) Social Media
6 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.37%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.37%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.37%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.37%) CMDB
6 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.70%) UNIX
2 22 (8.12%) Linux
3 11 (4.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (3.32%) Solaris
5 2 (0.74%) Windows
5 2 (0.74%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.37%) VMS
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (16.97%) Project Management
2 35 (12.92%) PRINCE2
3 26 (9.59%) ITIL
4 17 (6.27%) Service Delivery
5 13 (4.80%) Migration
6 11 (4.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (4.06%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (4.06%) Service Management
6 11 (4.06%) Data Entry
6 11 (4.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (3.69%) CRM
8 9 (3.32%) Validation
9 7 (2.58%) Workflow
10 6 (2.21%) ITSM
10 6 (2.21%) Risk Management
10 6 (2.21%) Incident Management
10 6 (2.21%) Risk Analysis
10 6 (2.21%) Financial Modelling
11 5 (1.85%) Reverse Engineering
11 5 (1.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.86%) SQL
2 8 (2.95%) Perl
3 7 (2.58%) Java
4 3 (1.11%) C
4 3 (1.11%) VBA
5 2 (0.74%) C#
5 2 (0.74%) C++
5 2 (0.74%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.37%) Python
6 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.37%) VBScript
6 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (19.19%) Degree
2 21 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (6.27%) PMI Certification
4 15 (5.54%) Security Cleared
4 15 (5.54%) PMP
5 14 (5.17%) CCNP
6 11 (4.06%) CCNA
6 11 (4.06%) HND
7 8 (2.95%) CCIE
8 6 (2.21%) HNC
8 6 (2.21%) NVQ Level 3
9 5 (1.85%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.85%) CISSP
10 4 (1.48%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (1.48%) CCSP
10 4 (1.48%) CCDP
10 4 (1.48%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.48%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.11%) SCSA
11 3 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.58%) SLA
1 7 (2.58%) QA
2 4 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.11%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.74%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) Firmware
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
2 1 (0.37%) NDS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.11%) NSN NetAct
1 3 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (0.37%) SCOM
2 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 47 (17.34%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.12%) Cisco
3 17 (6.27%) SAP
4 15 (5.54%) Ericsson
5 14 (5.17%) Huawei
6 11 (4.06%) Oracle
6 11 (4.06%) HP
6 11 (4.06%) Red Hat
7 10 (3.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 9 (3.32%) TOWER Software
9 7 (2.58%) Nokia
10 6 (2.21%) Juniper
10 6 (2.21%) Amdocs
11 5 (1.85%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.48%) Remedy
12 4 (1.48%) Radware
12 4 (1.48%) Redback
12 4 (1.48%) Avaya
12 4 (1.48%) Veritas
13 3 (1.11%) Sun
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