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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 6 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 108 187 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.18% 17.56% 34.00%
As % of the General category 39.42% 42.69% 67.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 77 72
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£400 £335 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.83 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £29.17 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -1.11%
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
274 438 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.89% 41.13% 50.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 219 144
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 £203 £168 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 10
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £10.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £139.00 £50.00 £24.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.46%

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 23 October 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
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 23 October 2014.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 61 (25.52%) 3G
2 50 (20.92%) Project Management
3 48 (20.08%) LTE
4 43 (17.99%) 4G
5 38 (15.90%) Degree
6 33 (13.81%) 2G
7 32 (13.39%) MS Excel
8 29 (12.13%) Huawei
9 27 (11.30%) MS Office
9 27 (11.30%) Finance
10 24 (10.04%) Cisco
10 24 (10.04%) Network Architecture
11 23 (9.62%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 23 (9.62%) Radio Access Network
12 21 (8.79%) Microsoft
12 21 (8.79%) ITIL
13 20 (8.37%) MS PowerPoint
14 18 (7.53%) SDH
15 17 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
15 17 (7.11%) Migration
16 15 (6.28%) Juniper
16 15 (6.28%) Ericsson
16 15 (6.28%) SLA
17 13 (5.44%) MS Project
17 13 (5.44%) Billing
18 12 (5.02%) MPLS
19 11 (4.60%) Nokia
19 11 (4.60%) PRINCE2
19 11 (4.60%) Service Delivery
19 11 (4.60%) Marketing

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 3 (1.26%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.42%) DNN
3 1 (0.42%) Apache
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.42%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (13.39%) MS Excel
2 27 (11.30%) MS Office
3 20 (8.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (5.44%) MS Project
5 3 (1.26%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.84%) Maya
7 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Tridion
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.42%) Changepoint
1 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (25.52%) 3G
2 48 (20.08%) LTE
3 43 (17.99%) 4G
4 33 (13.81%) 2G
5 23 (9.62%) Radio Access Network
6 18 (7.53%) SDH
7 12 (5.02%) MPLS
8 11 (4.60%) VoLTE
9 10 (4.18%) Wireless
9 10 (4.18%) IPsec
10 9 (3.77%) Firewall
10 9 (3.77%) Internet
11 8 (3.35%) UMTS
11 8 (3.35%) Ethernet
12 7 (2.93%) GSM
12 7 (2.93%) ATM
12 7 (2.93%) VPN
12 7 (2.93%) SGSN
13 6 (2.51%) RANAP
13 6 (2.51%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.84%) MS Access
1 2 (0.84%) Data Mining
1 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Toad
2 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (11.30%) Finance
2 13 (5.44%) Billing
3 11 (4.60%) Marketing
4 5 (2.09%) Legal
5 3 (1.26%) Front Office
5 3 (1.26%) Back Office
6 2 (0.84%) Law
6 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.84%) Banking
6 2 (0.84%) Retail
6 2 (0.84%) German Language
6 2 (0.84%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.42%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (15.06%) Project Manager
2 28 (11.72%) Architect
3 17 (7.11%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (6.69%) Delivery Manager
5 13 (5.44%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 12 (5.02%) Design Engineer
7 11 (4.60%) Test Engineer
8 8 (3.35%) Integration Manager
8 8 (3.35%) Coordinator
8 8 (3.35%) Consultant
9 7 (2.93%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 7 (2.93%) Senior Architect
9 7 (2.93%) IP Engineer
10 6 (2.51%) Incident Manager
10 6 (2.51%) Provisioning Engineer
10 6 (2.51%) Deployment Manager
10 6 (2.51%) Systems Manager
10 6 (2.51%) Systems Integration Manager
11 5 (2.09%) Analyst
11 5 (2.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.51%) Web Services
2 4 (1.67%) XML
3 3 (1.26%) .NET
4 2 (0.84%) SOAP
4 2 (0.84%) JMS
4 2 (0.84%) WSDL
4 2 (0.84%) JAXB
4 2 (0.84%) OLE
5 1 (0.42%) HTML5
5 1 (0.42%) Middleware
5 1 (0.42%) HTML
5 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.42%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.67%) STB
3 4 (1.67%) IPTV
4 3 (1.26%) Replication
4 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.84%) Data Conversion
5 2 (0.84%) Video on Demand
5 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.84%) MPEG
5 2 (0.84%) PMI
5 2 (0.84%) DTV
5 2 (0.84%) Streaming Media
5 2 (0.84%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.42%) SecurID
6 1 (0.42%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.42%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.51%) UNIX
2 4 (1.67%) Linux
3 2 (0.84%) Windows
4 1 (0.42%) Android
4 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (20.92%) Project Management
2 24 (10.04%) Network Architecture
3 21 (8.79%) ITIL
4 17 (7.11%) Migration
5 11 (4.60%) PRINCE2
5 11 (4.60%) Service Delivery
6 10 (4.18%) Validation
7 9 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (3.35%) Supplier Management
9 7 (2.93%) Change Management
10 6 (2.51%) Service Management
10 6 (2.51%) Quality Management
10 6 (2.51%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (2.51%) eTOM
10 6 (2.51%) Incident Management
10 6 (2.51%) Data Migration
11 5 (2.09%) Time Management
11 5 (2.09%) Network Planning
11 5 (2.09%) Business Development
11 5 (2.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.35%) SQL
2 4 (1.67%) Java
3 3 (1.26%) C#
3 3 (1.26%) Perl
3 3 (1.26%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.84%) C
4 2 (0.84%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.84%) VBScript
4 2 (0.84%) Python
5 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.42%) VBA
5 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (15.90%) Degree
2 17 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (3.77%) CCNA
3 9 (3.77%) HND
4 8 (3.35%) CCIE
4 8 (3.35%) PMI Certification
4 8 (3.35%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.51%) PMP
5 6 (2.51%) CCNP
6 4 (1.67%) HNC
6 4 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.67%) CISSP
6 4 (1.67%) CCENT
7 3 (1.26%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.26%) CCSP
8 2 (0.84%) CCDP
8 2 (0.84%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (0.84%) CISA
8 2 (0.84%) CISM
8 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.28%) SLA
2 11 (4.60%) QA
3 3 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.26%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) NDS
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (0.84%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (0.84%) Netcool
2 2 (0.84%) SCOM
3 1 (0.42%) OpenView
3 1 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (12.13%) Huawei
2 24 (10.04%) Cisco
3 23 (9.62%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 21 (8.79%) Microsoft
5 15 (6.28%) Juniper
5 15 (6.28%) Ericsson
6 11 (4.60%) Nokia
7 8 (3.35%) Oracle
8 6 (2.51%) BT
8 6 (2.51%) SAP
9 5 (2.09%) Amdocs
9 5 (2.09%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.67%) HP
11 3 (1.26%) Remedy
11 3 (1.26%) Radware
11 3 (1.26%) NEC
11 3 (1.26%) Cramer
11 3 (1.26%) Redback
12 2 (0.84%) Siemens
12 2 (0.84%) F5
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