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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 2 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 130 101 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.91% 10.14% 14.85%
As % of the General category 43.77% 30.98% 50.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 39 32
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £222 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £560 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.59 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £44.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-74.25% +60.00%

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
297 326 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 40.91% 32.73% 29.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 148 110
Median daily rate £425 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £202 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £565 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.85% +42.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +45.55%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 87 (34.52%) Microsoft
2 82 (32.54%) Project Management
3 76 (30.16%) MS Excel
4 75 (29.76%) ITIL
5 64 (25.40%) PRINCE2
6 56 (22.22%) ITIL V3
7 53 (21.03%) MS Project
8 52 (20.63%) Remedy
9 48 (19.05%) LTE
10 47 (18.65%) Management Information System
11 46 (18.25%) Ericsson
12 43 (17.06%) Degree
13 42 (16.67%) Cisco
14 39 (15.48%) VoLTE
15 37 (14.68%) Wi-Fi
16 35 (13.89%) Finance
17 34 (13.49%) Cisco Certification
18 29 (11.51%) CCNP
18 29 (11.51%) SLA
18 29 (11.51%) Unified Communications
19 27 (10.71%) VoIP
20 26 (10.32%) MS Office
21 25 (9.92%) CCNA
22 23 (9.13%) Migration
22 23 (9.13%) CRM
23 22 (8.73%) Cisco CUCM
23 22 (8.73%) Marketing
24 21 (8.33%) Billing
25 20 (7.94%) Radio Access Network
26 19 (7.54%) MS PowerPoint

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.59%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.40%) Apache
4 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 76 (30.16%) MS Excel
2 53 (21.03%) MS Project
3 26 (10.32%) MS Office
4 19 (7.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (2.78%) Maya
6 6 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.40%) InDesign
7 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.40%) HFM
3 1 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (19.05%) LTE
2 39 (15.48%) VoLTE
3 37 (14.68%) Wi-Fi
4 29 (11.51%) Unified Communications
5 27 (10.71%) VoIP
6 20 (7.94%) Radio Access Network
7 13 (5.16%) 3G
7 13 (5.16%) 4G
8 10 (3.97%) CTI
8 10 (3.97%) PSTN
9 9 (3.57%) 2G
10 8 (3.17%) DSLAM
10 8 (3.17%) PBX
11 7 (2.78%) Internet
12 6 (2.38%) Ethernet
12 6 (2.38%) Firewall
12 6 (2.38%) GSM
12 6 (2.38%) VPN
13 5 (1.98%) SNMP
13 5 (1.98%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.98%) Big Data
2 4 (1.59%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.19%) HBase
3 3 (1.19%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.40%) Essbase
5 1 (0.40%) MS Access
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.19%) JIRA
2 2 (0.79%) Android Studio
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.79%) Xcode
3 1 (0.40%) Appium
3 1 (0.40%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.40%) JMeter
3 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.40%) Selenium
3 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.40%) Subversion
3 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (13.89%) Finance
2 22 (8.73%) Marketing
3 21 (8.33%) Billing
4 10 (3.97%) Mandarin Language
5 6 (2.38%) Legal
5 6 (2.38%) Retail
5 6 (2.38%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.59%) Electronics
7 3 (1.19%) Advertising
7 3 (1.19%) Back Office
7 3 (1.19%) Banking
7 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 36 (14.29%) Voice Project Manager
3 25 (9.92%) Network Engineer
4 17 (6.75%) Administrator
5 16 (6.35%) Telecoms Manager
6 15 (5.95%) Architect
7 13 (5.16%) Consultant
7 13 (5.16%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 12 (4.76%) Incident Manager
9 11 (4.37%) Analyst
9 11 (4.37%) Network Manager
10 10 (3.97%) Core Network Project Manager
10 10 (3.97%) Network Project Manager
10 10 (3.97%) Project Administrator
11 9 (3.57%) Design Engineer
11 9 (3.57%) Telecoms Project Manager
12 8 (3.17%) Marketing Manager
12 8 (3.17%) Project Assistant
12 8 (3.17%) Senior Manager
13 7 (2.78%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.19%) .NET
2 2 (0.79%) CORBA
2 2 (0.79%) SOAP
2 2 (0.79%) XML
3 1 (0.40%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.40%) CSS
3 1 (0.40%) CSS3
3 1 (0.40%) HTML
3 1 (0.40%) HTML5
3 1 (0.40%) React
3 1 (0.40%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.40%) Spring
3 1 (0.40%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (18.65%) Management Information System
2 18 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.37%) Driving Licence
3 11 (4.37%) IVR
4 4 (1.59%) Credit Risk
4 4 (1.59%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.19%) PMI
5 3 (1.19%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.79%) CMDB
6 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.79%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.79%) User Experience
7 1 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) Replication
7 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.59%) Linux
1 4 (1.59%) Unix
2 3 (1.19%) Android
3 2 (0.79%) Solaris
3 2 (0.79%) Windows
4 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (32.54%) Project Management
2 75 (29.76%) ITIL
3 64 (25.40%) PRINCE2
4 56 (22.22%) ITIL V3
5 23 (9.13%) CRM
5 23 (9.13%) Migration
6 15 (5.95%) Analytics
6 15 (5.95%) Service Management
7 14 (5.56%) Network Design
7 14 (5.56%) Trend Analysis
8 13 (5.16%) Change Management
9 12 (4.76%) Incident Management
9 12 (4.76%) Programme Management
9 12 (4.76%) Service Delivery
10 11 (4.37%) Presales
11 10 (3.97%) Business Development
11 10 (3.97%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (3.57%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.57%) Java
2 6 (2.38%) SQL
3 4 (1.59%) VBA
4 3 (1.19%) Python
4 3 (1.19%) Scala
5 2 (0.79%) Apple Swift
5 2 (0.79%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.79%) Objective-C
5 2 (0.79%) Perl
6 1 (0.40%) C
6 1 (0.40%) Go
6 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.40%) Ruby
6 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (17.06%) Degree
2 34 (13.49%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (11.51%) CCNP
4 25 (9.92%) CCNA
5 17 (6.75%) CCIE
6 11 (4.37%) HND
7 7 (2.78%) MBA
8 6 (2.38%) ECDL
8 6 (2.38%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.38%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.59%) HNC
9 4 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.59%) PMP
10 3 (1.19%) CIPD
10 3 (1.19%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.79%) CCENT
11 2 (0.79%) CCIP
11 2 (0.79%) ISACA
11 2 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.79%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.51%) SLA
2 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.79%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) GAAP
3 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (8.73%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (5.95%) Cisco UCCE
3 13 (5.16%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.79%) Nagios
5 1 (0.40%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.40%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 87 (34.52%) Microsoft
2 52 (20.63%) Remedy
3 46 (18.25%) Ericsson
4 42 (16.67%) Cisco
5 13 (5.16%) Huawei
5 13 (5.16%) Oracle
6 12 (4.76%) SAP
7 8 (3.17%) HP
7 8 (3.17%) IBM
8 7 (2.78%) Nokia
9 6 (2.38%) Google
10 4 (1.59%) Adobe
10 4 (1.59%) Juniper
11 3 (1.19%) Amdocs
11 3 (1.19%) Apple
12 2 (0.79%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.79%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.79%) Sun
12 2 (0.79%) Tableau
12 2 (0.79%) Veritas
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