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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 138 181 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.47% 17.99% 28.59%
As % of the General category 50.36% 42.49% 57.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 47 53
Average daily rate
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£345 £395 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.65% +27.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £256 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £367 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.63% +12.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £71.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £26.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +35.89%
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
274 426 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.70% 42.35% 49.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 192 142
Average daily rate £400 £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +17.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £195 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 19
Average hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.33% -23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 (24.60%) 3G
2 44 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 44 (17.74%) Project Management
2 44 (17.74%) 4G
3 42 (16.94%) Degree
4 41 (16.53%) LTE
5 36 (14.52%) 2G
5 36 (14.52%) Microsoft
6 29 (11.69%) Radio Access Network
7 28 (11.29%) ITIL
7 28 (11.29%) PRINCE2
8 24 (9.68%) MS Office
8 24 (9.68%) Huawei
9 23 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (9.27%) Finance
10 22 (8.87%) SDH
10 22 (8.87%) Ericsson
11 21 (8.47%) MS PowerPoint
12 19 (7.66%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 18 (7.26%) Migration
14 17 (6.85%) Ethernet
14 17 (6.85%) MS Project
15 15 (6.05%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (6.05%) Cisco
16 13 (5.24%) UNIX
17 12 (4.84%) SAP
17 12 (4.84%) GSM
17 12 (4.84%) Data Entry
18 11 (4.44%) Marketing
18 11 (4.44%) SQL

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 5 (2.02%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.81%) CMS
2 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.40%) Node.js
Applications
1 44 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 24 (9.68%) MS Office
3 21 (8.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (6.85%) MS Project
5 4 (1.61%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.40%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (24.60%) 3G
2 44 (17.74%) 4G
3 41 (16.53%) LTE
4 36 (14.52%) 2G
5 29 (11.69%) Radio Access Network
6 22 (8.87%) SDH
7 17 (6.85%) Ethernet
8 12 (4.84%) GSM
9 10 (4.03%) MPLS
9 10 (4.03%) VoLTE
10 9 (3.63%) HTTP
11 8 (3.23%) RNC
11 8 (3.23%) IPsec
11 8 (3.23%) VoIP
11 8 (3.23%) ATM
12 7 (2.82%) DNS
12 7 (2.82%) INAP
13 6 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (2.42%) Wireless
13 6 (2.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.21%) QlikView
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.81%) MS Access
2 2 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Toad
General
1 23 (9.27%) Finance
2 11 (4.44%) Marketing
3 8 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.23%) Billing
4 7 (2.82%) Legal
5 3 (1.21%) Back Office
6 2 (0.81%) German Language
6 2 (0.81%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.81%) Electronics
6 2 (0.81%) Front Office
6 2 (0.81%) Banking
6 2 (0.81%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (8.47%) Architect
1 21 (8.47%) Project Manager
2 17 (6.85%) Coordinator
3 16 (6.45%) Design Engineer
3 16 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
3 16 (6.45%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 15 (6.05%) Test Engineer
5 11 (4.44%) Analyst
6 9 (3.63%) Project Coordinator
7 7 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (2.82%) Administrator
8 6 (2.42%) Voice Engineer
8 6 (2.42%) Consultant
8 6 (2.42%) Incident Manager
9 5 (2.02%) Network Architect
9 5 (2.02%) Bid Manager
9 5 (2.02%) Project Administrator
9 5 (2.02%) Business Analyst
9 5 (2.02%) Provisioning Engineer
10 4 (1.61%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.82%) SOAP
2 6 (2.42%) XML
3 5 (2.02%) HTML
4 4 (1.61%) Web Services
5 2 (0.81%) HTML5
5 2 (0.81%) CSS
5 2 (0.81%) XHTML
5 2 (0.81%) WSDL
5 2 (0.81%) JMS
5 2 (0.81%) JAXB
5 2 (0.81%) OLE
6 1 (0.40%) .NET
6 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.40%) REST
6 1 (0.40%) JSON
6 1 (0.40%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.42%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.02%) IPTV
5 4 (1.61%) Replication
6 3 (1.21%) DTV
6 3 (1.21%) PMI
7 2 (0.81%) Streaming Media
7 2 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.81%) Video on Demand
7 2 (0.81%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (0.81%) GIS
7 2 (0.81%) MPEG
8 1 (0.40%) NHS
8 1 (0.40%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.40%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.24%) UNIX
2 11 (4.44%) Linux
3 6 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (2.42%) Solaris
4 2 (0.81%) Windows
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (17.74%) Project Management
2 28 (11.29%) ITIL
2 28 (11.29%) PRINCE2
3 18 (7.26%) Migration
4 12 (4.84%) Data Entry
5 11 (4.44%) Validation
6 10 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (4.03%) Service Delivery
6 10 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (4.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (3.23%) Service Management
8 7 (2.82%) ERP
8 7 (2.82%) eTOM
9 6 (2.42%) Network Planning
9 6 (2.42%) CRM
10 5 (2.02%) Supplier Management
10 5 (2.02%) TOGAF
10 5 (2.02%) TDD
10 5 (2.02%) Workflow
10 5 (2.02%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.44%) SQL
2 7 (2.82%) Java
3 4 (1.61%) Perl
4 3 (1.21%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.21%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.81%) VBScript
6 1 (0.40%) Python
6 1 (0.40%) VB
6 1 (0.40%) C
6 1 (0.40%) C#
6 1 (0.40%) C++
Qualifications
1 42 (16.94%) Degree
2 15 (6.05%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (4.03%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.63%) PMI Certification
4 9 (3.63%) HND
5 8 (3.23%) CCNP
5 8 (3.23%) CCNA
6 6 (2.42%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.42%) PMP
7 5 (2.02%) CCIE
8 4 (1.61%) CCENT
8 4 (1.61%) HNC
8 4 (1.61%) ISEB
8 4 (1.61%) CISSP
8 4 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.21%) NVQ Level 3
10 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.81%) CSSLP
10 2 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.44%) SLA
2 7 (2.82%) QA
3 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.40%) NFS
1 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (0.40%) Veritas File System
1 1 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.40%) Xen
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.61%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.21%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (0.81%) SCOM
3 2 (0.81%) Netcool
4 1 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.40%) OpenView
4 1 (0.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 36 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.68%) Huawei
3 22 (8.87%) Ericsson
4 19 (7.66%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 15 (6.05%) Cisco
6 12 (4.84%) SAP
7 11 (4.44%) Nokia
8 9 (3.63%) Oracle
9 8 (3.23%) Amdocs
10 6 (2.42%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.02%) Juniper
11 5 (2.02%) HP
12 4 (1.61%) BT
12 4 (1.61%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.21%) BMC
13 3 (1.21%) TOWER Software
14 2 (0.81%) Netezza
14 2 (0.81%) Radware
14 2 (0.81%) Cramer
14 2 (0.81%) MetaSolv
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