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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 6 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 112 173 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.89% 17.01% 33.65%
As % of the General category 43.58% 37.86% 70.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 66 70
Average daily rate
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£425 £328 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £153 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £115.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+318.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.25% +18.33%
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
257 457 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.57% 44.94% 47.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 209 144
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.98% +118.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 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 19 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 62 (27.56%) 3G
2 50 (22.22%) Project Management
3 45 (20.00%) LTE
4 41 (18.22%) Degree
5 37 (16.44%) 4G
6 32 (14.22%) 2G
7 31 (13.78%) MS Excel
8 27 (12.00%) Finance
9 26 (11.56%) Huawei
9 26 (11.56%) Cisco
9 26 (11.56%) Network Architecture
10 22 (9.78%) Microsoft
10 22 (9.78%) MS Office
11 20 (8.89%) SDH
12 19 (8.44%) ITIL
13 18 (8.00%) Radio Access Network
14 17 (7.56%) MS PowerPoint
15 16 (7.11%) Migration
16 15 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (6.67%) Juniper
16 15 (6.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
17 14 (6.22%) MS Project
17 14 (6.22%) SQL
18 12 (5.33%) Billing
18 12 (5.33%) Oracle
18 12 (5.33%) SLA
19 11 (4.89%) Ericsson
19 11 (4.89%) MPLS
19 11 (4.89%) ATM
19 11 (4.89%) Marketing

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 4 (1.78%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.89%) Apache
3 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.44%) CMS
3 1 (0.44%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.44%) DNN
Applications
1 31 (13.78%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.78%) MS Office
3 17 (7.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (6.22%) MS Project
5 2 (0.89%) Maya
6 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Tridion
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.44%) Changepoint
1 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (27.56%) 3G
2 45 (20.00%) LTE
3 37 (16.44%) 4G
4 32 (14.22%) 2G
5 20 (8.89%) SDH
6 18 (8.00%) Radio Access Network
7 11 (4.89%) MPLS
7 11 (4.89%) ATM
8 10 (4.44%) VoIP
9 9 (4.00%) VPN
9 9 (4.00%) Wireless
10 8 (3.56%) Firewall
10 8 (3.56%) IPsec
10 8 (3.56%) Ethernet
10 8 (3.56%) Internet
11 7 (3.11%) UMTS
11 7 (3.11%) VoLTE
11 7 (3.11%) SGSN
12 6 (2.67%) RANAP
12 6 (2.67%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.22%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Toad
2 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (12.00%) Finance
2 12 (5.33%) Billing
3 11 (4.89%) Marketing
4 5 (2.22%) Banking
4 5 (2.22%) Back Office
5 4 (1.78%) Front Office
6 3 (1.33%) Legal
7 2 (0.89%) Law
8 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.44%) Retail
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.44%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 35 (15.56%) Project Manager
2 27 (12.00%) Architect
3 16 (7.11%) Delivery Manager
3 16 (7.11%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (6.22%) Design Engineer
5 11 (4.89%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 10 (4.44%) Senior Architect
7 9 (4.00%) Analyst
8 7 (3.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.11%) Consultant
8 7 (3.11%) Test Engineer
8 7 (3.11%) IP Engineer
9 6 (2.67%) Systems Integration Manager
9 6 (2.67%) Deployment Manager
9 6 (2.67%) Systems Manager
9 6 (2.67%) Integration Manager
9 6 (2.67%) Administrator
9 6 (2.67%) Provisioning Engineer
10 5 (2.22%) Coordinator
10 5 (2.22%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.22%) Web Services
2 3 (1.33%) .NET
2 3 (1.33%) XML
3 2 (0.89%) WSDL
3 2 (0.89%) JMS
3 2 (0.89%) SOAP
3 2 (0.89%) JAXB
4 1 (0.44%) Middleware
4 1 (0.44%) HTML
4 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.44%) CSS
4 1 (0.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.89%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.78%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.78%) STB
4 4 (1.78%) IPTV
5 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.89%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (0.89%) Video on Demand
5 2 (0.89%) Data Conversion
5 2 (0.89%) Streaming Media
5 2 (0.89%) MPEG
5 2 (0.89%) DTV
6 1 (0.44%) SecurID
6 1 (0.44%) PKI
6 1 (0.44%) Replication
6 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.44%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.11%) UNIX
2 5 (2.22%) Linux
3 2 (0.89%) Windows
4 1 (0.44%) Android
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (22.22%) Project Management
2 26 (11.56%) Network Architecture
3 19 (8.44%) ITIL
4 16 (7.11%) Migration
5 10 (4.44%) Validation
5 10 (4.44%) PRINCE2
6 9 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 8 (3.56%) Mentoring
7 8 (3.56%) Statistical Analysis
8 7 (3.11%) Configuration Management
8 7 (3.11%) eTOM
8 7 (3.11%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (2.67%) Data Entry
9 6 (2.67%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (2.67%) Change Management
9 6 (2.67%) Quality Management
9 6 (2.67%) Workflow
10 5 (2.22%) Data Modelling
10 5 (2.22%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.22%) SQL
2 4 (1.78%) Java
3 3 (1.33%) C#
3 3 (1.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.89%) Python
4 2 (0.89%) C
4 2 (0.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.44%) Perl
5 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.44%) VBA
5 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 41 (18.22%) Degree
2 15 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (3.56%) HND
3 8 (3.56%) CCIE
4 7 (3.11%) PMP
4 7 (3.11%) PMI Certification
4 7 (3.11%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.67%) CCNA
6 5 (2.22%) CCNP
7 4 (1.78%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.33%) CCSP
8 3 (1.33%) CCENT
9 2 (0.89%) HNC
9 2 (0.89%) CCDP
9 2 (0.89%) CISSP
9 2 (0.89%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.44%) ISEB
10 1 (0.44%) ACCA
10 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.33%) SLA
2 10 (4.44%) QA
3 3 (1.33%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.89%) NDS
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.78%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (11.56%) Huawei
1 26 (11.56%) Cisco
2 22 (9.78%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.67%) Juniper
3 15 (6.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 12 (5.33%) Oracle
5 11 (4.89%) Ericsson
6 10 (4.44%) Nokia
7 8 (3.56%) SAP
8 7 (3.11%) BT
9 6 (2.67%) Amdocs
10 5 (2.22%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.78%) Cramer
11 4 (1.78%) HP
12 3 (1.33%) Remedy
12 3 (1.33%) Radware
12 3 (1.33%) Redback
12 3 (1.33%) NEC
13 2 (0.89%) F5
13 2 (0.89%) MetaSolv
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