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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 7 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 101 137 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.25% 15.64% 18.17%
As % of the General category 31.37% 51.89% 43.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 49
Average daily rate £400 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £113 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £425 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £30.75 - £127.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 - £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.15 - £169.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +20.00%
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
322 264 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.69% 30.14% 41.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 122 189
Average daily rate £400 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 11
Average hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.47% +183.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £42.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 10 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Reading region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 45 (20.36%) Project Management
2 39 (17.65%) Finance
3 36 (16.29%) PRINCE2
4 33 (14.93%) Huawei
5 32 (14.48%) Degree
6 24 (10.86%) ITIL
7 22 (9.95%) 3G
7 22 (9.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 21 (9.50%) Ericsson
8 21 (9.50%) SLA
9 20 (9.05%) MS Excel
9 20 (9.05%) 4G
9 20 (9.05%) Radio Access Network
10 19 (8.60%) Cisco
11 18 (8.14%) Nokia
11 18 (8.14%) SAP
11 18 (8.14%) Service Management
11 18 (8.14%) Programme Management
11 18 (8.14%) LTE
11 18 (8.14%) Marketing
12 17 (7.69%) PMI Certification
13 15 (6.79%) Remedy
13 15 (6.79%) CRM
14 14 (6.33%) WAN
14 14 (6.33%) Unix
14 14 (6.33%) PMP
14 14 (6.33%) Microsoft
14 14 (6.33%) Electronics
14 14 (6.33%) 2G
14 14 (6.33%) Amdocs

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (2.26%) Apache
2 3 (1.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.90%) CMS
3 2 (0.90%) JBoss
3 2 (0.90%) nginx
3 2 (0.90%) Node.js
3 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 20 (9.05%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.43%) MS Office
2 12 (5.43%) MS Project
3 11 (4.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.36%) Maya
4 3 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (5.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.90%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.81%) IaaS
2 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.90%) Force.com
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.95%) 3G
2 20 (9.05%) 4G
2 20 (9.05%) Radio Access Network
3 18 (8.14%) LTE
4 14 (6.33%) 2G
4 14 (6.33%) WAN
5 13 (5.88%) LAN
5 13 (5.88%) MPLS
6 10 (4.52%) VoIP
7 8 (3.62%) Firewall
7 8 (3.62%) VPN
7 8 (3.62%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (3.62%) Wireless
8 7 (3.17%) DNS
9 6 (2.71%) VoLTE
10 5 (2.26%) GSM
10 5 (2.26%) Internet
11 4 (1.81%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.81%) WCDMA
11 4 (1.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.90%) MySQL
4 1 (0.45%) GIS
4 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.36%) Maven
1 3 (1.36%) Selenium
2 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.90%) JIRA
2 2 (0.90%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.90%) Ranorex
2 2 (0.90%) SoapUI
2 2 (0.90%) Subversion
2 2 (0.90%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.45%) PVCS
General
1 39 (17.65%) Finance
2 18 (8.14%) Marketing
3 14 (6.33%) Electronics
4 13 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 11 (4.98%) Legal
6 8 (3.62%) Billing
6 8 (3.62%) Retail
7 3 (1.36%) Back Office
7 3 (1.36%) Banking
7 3 (1.36%) Law
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) French Language
8 1 (0.45%) German Language
8 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (18.55%) Project Manager
2 31 (14.03%) Telecoms Manager
3 16 (7.24%) Consultant
4 15 (6.79%) Architect
5 11 (4.98%) Network Manager
5 11 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (4.52%) Analyst
6 10 (4.52%) Coordinator
6 10 (4.52%) Quantity Surveyor
7 9 (4.07%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 8 (3.62%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (3.62%) Designer
8 8 (3.62%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (3.62%) Problem Manager
9 7 (3.17%) Network Project Manager
9 7 (3.17%) Solutions Designer
10 6 (2.71%) Developer
10 6 (2.71%) Network Engineer
10 6 (2.71%) Project Coordinator
10 6 (2.71%) Telecoms Quantity Surveyor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.26%) CSS
2 4 (1.81%) HTML
2 4 (1.81%) XML
3 3 (1.36%) jQuery
3 3 (1.36%) SOAP
4 2 (0.90%) .NET
4 2 (0.90%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.90%) J2EE
4 2 (0.90%) Middleware
4 2 (0.90%) REST
4 2 (0.90%) Web Services
4 2 (0.90%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.45%) CSS3
5 1 (0.45%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.45%) Grails
5 1 (0.45%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.45%) JSON
5 1 (0.45%) LAMP
5 1 (0.45%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 11 (4.98%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.52%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.81%) PMI
5 3 (1.36%) CMDB
6 2 (0.90%) iPad
6 2 (0.90%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.45%) BBC
7 1 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.45%) FMCG
7 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.45%) iDTV
7 1 (0.45%) IPTV
7 1 (0.45%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.45%) NHS
7 1 (0.45%) Replication
7 1 (0.45%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.45%) STB
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.33%) Unix
2 11 (4.98%) Linux
3 8 (3.62%) Windows
4 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.90%) Solaris
5 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.36%) Project Management
2 36 (16.29%) PRINCE2
3 24 (10.86%) ITIL
4 22 (9.95%) Continuous Improvement
5 18 (8.14%) Programme Management
5 18 (8.14%) Service Management
6 15 (6.79%) CRM
7 14 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (5.43%) Digital Marketing
9 12 (5.43%) Service Delivery
9 12 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (4.98%) Migration
11 10 (4.52%) ITIL V3
11 10 (4.52%) Process Improvement
12 9 (4.07%) Problem Management
13 8 (3.62%) Business Development
14 7 (3.17%) Presales
14 7 (3.17%) Risk Management
14 7 (3.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.17%) Java
2 5 (2.26%) C
2 5 (2.26%) Ruby
2 5 (2.26%) SQL
3 4 (1.81%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.36%) Python
5 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.90%) PHP
5 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.45%) ABAP
6 1 (0.45%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.45%) Perl
6 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (14.48%) Degree
2 17 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 14 (6.33%) PMP
4 7 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (2.71%) APMP
5 6 (2.71%) CCNA
5 6 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.71%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.26%) CCNP
6 5 (2.26%) HND
7 4 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.36%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.36%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.90%) HNC
9 2 (0.90%) ISEB
9 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.45%) CCDP
10 1 (0.45%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.50%) SLA
2 5 (2.26%) QA
3 4 (1.81%) ISO 14001
3 4 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.90%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.90%) NEBOSH
5 1 (0.45%) MISRA
5 1 (0.45%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.45%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.90%) Ansible
2 2 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.90%) Puppet
3 1 (0.45%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.45%) SCCM
3 1 (0.45%) SCOM
3 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (14.93%) Huawei
2 21 (9.50%) Ericsson
3 19 (8.60%) Cisco
4 18 (8.14%) Nokia
4 18 (8.14%) SAP
5 15 (6.79%) Remedy
6 14 (6.33%) Amdocs
6 14 (6.33%) Microsoft
7 13 (5.88%) Oracle
8 11 (4.98%) BT
9 7 (3.17%) HP
10 6 (2.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 5 (2.26%) Juniper
11 5 (2.26%) VMware
12 4 (1.81%) Empirix
12 4 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (1.36%) BMC
13 3 (1.36%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.36%) Citrix
13 3 (1.36%) Nortel
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