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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 5 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 131 118 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.20% 12.03% 15.24%
As % of the General category 42.95% 38.44% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 40
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£363 £413 £249
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +65.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £301 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-38.00% -18.03%
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
305 307 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 35.38% 31.29% 37.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 115 111
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 14
Average hourly rate £10.75 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.56% +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.84%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 60 (21.58%) MS Excel
2 57 (20.50%) 3G
3 50 (17.99%) Degree
4 49 (17.63%) 4G
5 46 (16.55%) Project Management
6 45 (16.19%) Microsoft
7 41 (14.75%) Radio Access Network
8 39 (14.03%) LTE
9 36 (12.95%) MS Office
10 34 (12.23%) PRINCE2
11 32 (11.51%) Finance
12 31 (11.15%) ITIL
13 28 (10.07%) MS PowerPoint
14 27 (9.71%) UNIX
15 26 (9.35%) Linux
15 26 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
16 24 (8.63%) 2G
16 24 (8.63%) SQL
17 19 (6.83%) Oracle
17 19 (6.83%) Cisco Certification
18 18 (6.47%) MS Project
18 18 (6.47%) SAP
18 18 (6.47%) Security Cleared
19 17 (6.12%) Java
19 17 (6.12%) Cisco
19 17 (6.12%) Migration
19 17 (6.12%) Service Delivery
20 15 (5.40%) PMI Certification
21 14 (5.04%) PMP
21 14 (5.04%) 3GPP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 10 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.44%) CMS
3 3 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (1.08%) MS Project Server
3 3 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (1.08%) Lync
4 2 (0.72%) Smallworld
5 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.36%) Node.js
5 1 (0.36%) JCAPS
Applications
1 60 (21.58%) MS Excel
2 36 (12.95%) MS Office
3 28 (10.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (6.47%) MS Project
5 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.36%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.44%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.08%) Changepoint
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.36%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.36%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.16%) SaaS
2 3 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.36%) PaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Force.com
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (20.50%) 3G
2 49 (17.63%) 4G
3 41 (14.75%) Radio Access Network
4 39 (14.03%) LTE
5 24 (8.63%) 2G
6 14 (5.04%) 3GPP
7 13 (4.68%) SDH
8 12 (4.32%) IPsec
9 11 (3.96%) VoIP
9 11 (3.96%) Ethernet
10 10 (3.60%) VPN
10 10 (3.60%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (3.60%) Firewall
11 9 (3.24%) ATM
11 9 (3.24%) Broadband
11 9 (3.24%) VoLTE
12 8 (2.88%) RNC
12 8 (2.88%) GSM
12 8 (2.88%) TCP/IP
12 8 (2.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.16%) MS Access
2 3 (1.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.72%) MySQL
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.36%) Big Data
4 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.44%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (1.08%) JIRA
4 2 (0.72%) MSTest
4 2 (0.72%) NUnit
4 2 (0.72%) Selenium
5 1 (0.36%) Maven
5 1 (0.36%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (11.51%) Finance
2 13 (4.68%) Electronics
3 12 (4.32%) Banking
4 10 (3.60%) Marketing
5 8 (2.88%) Legal
6 7 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.52%) Billing
7 3 (1.08%) Front Office
7 3 (1.08%) Back Office
8 2 (0.72%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.72%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) German Language
9 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (10.43%) Project Manager
2 25 (8.99%) Analyst
3 16 (5.76%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 14 (5.04%) Developer
4 14 (5.04%) Business Analyst
5 13 (4.68%) Architect
5 13 (4.68%) Consultant
5 13 (4.68%) Design Engineer
5 13 (4.68%) Test Engineer
6 12 (4.32%) Delivery Manager
6 12 (4.32%) Coordinator
7 9 (3.24%) Administrator
8 8 (2.88%) Project Coordinator
8 8 (2.88%) Support Engineer
9 7 (2.52%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (2.52%) RAN Engineer
9 7 (2.52%) Incident Manager
10 5 (1.80%) Project Administrator
10 5 (1.80%) Network Engineer
10 5 (1.80%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.96%) XML
2 10 (3.60%) Web Services
3 9 (3.24%) HTML
4 5 (1.80%) J2EE
5 3 (1.08%) CSS
5 3 (1.08%) jQuery
5 3 (1.08%) Ajax
6 2 (0.72%) .NET
6 2 (0.72%) XHTML
6 2 (0.72%) Middleware
7 1 (0.36%) OLE
7 1 (0.36%) Flash
7 1 (0.36%) JMS
7 1 (0.36%) Java RMI
7 1 (0.36%) SOAP
7 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.36%) EJB
7 1 (0.36%) XSLT
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.36%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.68%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.24%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.24%) PKI
4 8 (2.88%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.80%) IPTV
6 4 (1.44%) GIS
7 3 (1.08%) Replication
7 3 (1.08%) DTV
7 3 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.72%) User Experience
8 2 (0.72%) Social Media
8 2 (0.72%) CMDB
8 2 (0.72%) MPEG
8 2 (0.72%) IVR
9 1 (0.36%) Handset
9 1 (0.36%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.36%) Clustering
9 1 (0.36%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.71%) UNIX
2 26 (9.35%) Linux
3 8 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.44%) Solaris
5 2 (0.72%) Windows
6 1 (0.36%) VMS
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.36%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (16.55%) Project Management
2 34 (12.23%) PRINCE2
3 31 (11.15%) ITIL
4 17 (6.12%) Migration
4 17 (6.12%) Service Delivery
5 13 (4.68%) Service Management
5 13 (4.68%) CRM
6 11 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (3.60%) Incident Management
7 10 (3.60%) Validation
8 9 (3.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (3.24%) ERP
8 9 (3.24%) Data Entry
9 8 (2.88%) Business Analysis
10 7 (2.52%) ITSM
10 7 (2.52%) Workflow
10 7 (2.52%) Line Management
10 7 (2.52%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (2.16%) Performance Engineering
11 6 (2.16%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.63%) SQL
2 17 (6.12%) Java
3 12 (4.32%) Perl
4 7 (2.52%) C
5 5 (1.80%) Python
5 5 (1.80%) C++
6 4 (1.44%) VB
7 3 (1.08%) VBA
7 3 (1.08%) C#
7 3 (1.08%) PHP
7 3 (1.08%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.72%) VBScript
9 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.36%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 50 (17.99%) Degree
2 19 (6.83%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (6.47%) Security Cleared
4 15 (5.40%) PMI Certification
5 14 (5.04%) PMP
6 12 (4.32%) CCNP
6 12 (4.32%) CCNA
7 11 (3.96%) HND
8 7 (2.52%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.16%) HNC
9 6 (2.16%) CCIE
10 5 (1.80%) Sun Certification
11 4 (1.44%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.44%) SCSA
11 4 (1.44%) NVQ Level 3
11 4 (1.44%) CCSP
11 4 (1.44%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (1.44%) CCDP
11 4 (1.44%) CISSP
12 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.68%) SLA
2 8 (2.88%) QA
3 4 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.08%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.72%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) Firmware
2 1 (0.36%) NDS
2 1 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.72%) HP NNM
1 2 (0.72%) OpenView
2 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 45 (16.19%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.83%) Oracle
3 18 (6.47%) SAP
4 17 (6.12%) Cisco
5 13 (4.68%) Ericsson
5 13 (4.68%) HP
5 13 (4.68%) Huawei
6 11 (3.96%) TOWER Software
7 9 (3.24%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 8 (2.88%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.52%) Amdocs
10 6 (2.16%) Nokia
10 6 (2.16%) Juniper
11 5 (1.80%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.44%) Talend
12 4 (1.44%) Redback
12 4 (1.44%) Sun
12 4 (1.44%) Veritas
12 4 (1.44%) Avaya
12 4 (1.44%) Remedy
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