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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 3 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 133 94 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.00% 9.95% 15.09%
As % of the General category 44.04% 31.44% 47.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 41
Median daily rate £363 £413 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £203 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £10.59 £30.75 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.57% +10.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £28.00 £28.92
% change year-on-year
-59.53% -3.16%

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
302 299 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 43.14% 31.64% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 145 141
Median daily rate £400 £419 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £195 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £585 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £32.50 £35.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.92% -7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £14.00 £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £33.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-18.79% +27.88%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 74 (32.60%) Microsoft
2 66 (29.07%) Project Management
3 65 (28.63%) MS Excel
4 64 (28.19%) ITIL
5 54 (23.79%) PRINCE2
6 46 (20.26%) LTE
6 46 (20.26%) ITIL V3
7 45 (19.82%) Ericsson
8 44 (19.38%) MS Project
9 43 (18.94%) Degree
10 42 (18.50%) Remedy
11 40 (17.62%) Cisco
12 39 (17.18%) Management Information System
13 36 (15.86%) Finance
14 35 (15.42%) Wi-Fi
14 35 (15.42%) VoLTE
15 31 (13.66%) SLA
15 31 (13.66%) Cisco Certification
16 25 (11.01%) CCNP
17 24 (10.57%) MS Office
17 24 (10.57%) CRM
17 24 (10.57%) VoIP
17 24 (10.57%) Unified Communications
18 21 (9.25%) CCNA
18 21 (9.25%) Marketing
19 20 (8.81%) Billing
20 19 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
21 18 (7.93%) Migration
22 17 (7.49%) Cisco CUCM
22 17 (7.49%) MS PowerPoint

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.96%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.76%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.44%) Apache
4 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 65 (28.63%) MS Excel
2 44 (19.38%) MS Project
3 24 (10.57%) MS Office
4 17 (7.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (3.08%) Maya
6 6 (2.64%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.44%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.44%) InDesign
7 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.44%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.44%) HFM
3 1 (0.44%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.44%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (20.26%) LTE
2 35 (15.42%) VoLTE
2 35 (15.42%) Wi-Fi
3 24 (10.57%) Unified Communications
3 24 (10.57%) VoIP
4 16 (7.05%) Radio Access Network
5 11 (4.85%) 3G
5 11 (4.85%) 4G
5 11 (4.85%) PSTN
6 9 (3.96%) CTI
6 9 (3.96%) DSLAM
7 8 (3.52%) 2G
8 7 (3.08%) Internet
8 7 (3.08%) LAN
8 7 (3.08%) PBX
9 6 (2.64%) Ethernet
9 6 (2.64%) GSM
9 6 (2.64%) xDSL
10 5 (2.20%) UMTS
10 5 (2.20%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.20%) Big Data
2 4 (1.76%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.32%) HBase
3 3 (1.32%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.32%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.44%) Essbase
4 1 (0.44%) MS Access
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.32%) JIRA
1 3 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.88%) Android Studio
2 2 (0.88%) Xcode
3 1 (0.44%) Appium
3 1 (0.44%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.44%) JMeter
3 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.44%) Selenium
3 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.44%) Subversion
3 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.44%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (15.86%) Finance
2 21 (9.25%) Marketing
3 20 (8.81%) Billing
4 6 (2.64%) Mandarin Language
4 6 (2.64%) Spanish Language
5 5 (2.20%) Legal
6 4 (1.76%) Electronics
6 4 (1.76%) Retail
7 3 (1.32%) Banking
7 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.88%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) Back Office
9 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (22.91%) Project Manager
2 34 (14.98%) Voice Project Manager
3 22 (9.69%) Network Engineer
4 16 (7.05%) Administrator
5 13 (5.73%) Analyst
5 13 (5.73%) Architect
5 13 (5.73%) Network Manager
5 13 (5.73%) Telecoms Manager
6 12 (5.29%) Incident Manager
7 10 (4.41%) Core Network Project Manager
7 10 (4.41%) Network Project Manager
7 10 (4.41%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 9 (3.96%) Consultant
8 9 (3.96%) Project Administrator
9 8 (3.52%) Senior Manager
10 7 (3.08%) Business Manager
10 7 (3.08%) Telecoms Project Manager
11 6 (2.64%) 3G Engineer
11 6 (2.64%) 4G Engineer
11 6 (2.64%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.76%) .NET
2 2 (0.88%) CSS
2 2 (0.88%) HTML
3 1 (0.44%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.44%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.44%) CORBA
3 1 (0.44%) CSS3
3 1 (0.44%) HTML5
3 1 (0.44%) React
3 1 (0.44%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.44%) SOAP
3 1 (0.44%) Spring
3 1 (0.44%) VXML
3 1 (0.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.18%) Management Information System
2 19 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.85%) Driving Licence
4 10 (4.41%) IVR
5 6 (2.64%) Economics
6 5 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.76%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.76%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.76%) PMI
7 4 (1.76%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.32%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.88%) CMDB
9 2 (0.88%) User Experience
10 1 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.76%) Linux
2 3 (1.32%) Android
2 3 (1.32%) Unix
3 2 (0.88%) Solaris
3 2 (0.88%) Windows
4 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (29.07%) Project Management
2 64 (28.19%) ITIL
3 54 (23.79%) PRINCE2
4 46 (20.26%) ITIL V3
5 24 (10.57%) CRM
6 18 (7.93%) Migration
7 15 (6.61%) Programme Management
7 15 (6.61%) Service Management
8 14 (6.17%) Trend Analysis
9 13 (5.73%) Analytics
9 13 (5.73%) Change Management
9 13 (5.73%) Incident Management
9 13 (5.73%) Service Delivery
10 11 (4.85%) Network Design
11 10 (4.41%) Business Development
11 10 (4.41%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (3.52%) Business Analysis
13 8 (3.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (3.52%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.41%) Java
2 6 (2.64%) SQL
3 3 (1.32%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.32%) Python
3 3 (1.32%) Scala
4 2 (0.88%) Apple Swift
4 2 (0.88%) C
4 2 (0.88%) Objective-C
4 2 (0.88%) VBA
5 1 (0.44%) C++
5 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.44%) Embedded C++
5 1 (0.44%) Go
5 1 (0.44%) Perl
5 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.44%) Ruby
5 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (18.94%) Degree
2 31 (13.66%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (11.01%) CCNP
4 21 (9.25%) CCNA
5 13 (5.73%) CCIE
6 9 (3.96%) HND
7 7 (3.08%) MBA
8 6 (2.64%) ECDL
8 6 (2.64%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.64%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.20%) PMP
10 4 (1.76%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.32%) CCENT
12 2 (0.88%) CIPD
12 2 (0.88%) ISACA
12 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.88%) SANS
12 2 (0.88%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.66%) SLA
2 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) GAAP
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.44%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (7.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (4.41%) Cisco UCCE
3 8 (3.52%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.88%) Nagios
5 1 (0.44%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 74 (32.60%) Microsoft
2 45 (19.82%) Ericsson
3 42 (18.50%) Remedy
4 40 (17.62%) Cisco
5 12 (5.29%) Huawei
5 12 (5.29%) Oracle
5 12 (5.29%) SAP
6 8 (3.52%) HP
7 7 (3.08%) Nokia
8 6 (2.64%) Google
8 6 (2.64%) IBM
9 4 (1.76%) Juniper
10 3 (1.32%) Amdocs
10 3 (1.32%) Apple
10 3 (1.32%) Avaya
11 2 (0.88%) Adobe
11 2 (0.88%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.88%) Mitel
11 2 (0.88%) Sun
11 2 (0.88%) Veritas