The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Reading region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 4 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 131 143 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.80% 15.39% 31.23%
As % of the General category 47.46% 35.14% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 42 77
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £100 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £35.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-35.21% +12.69%
General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
276 407 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.19% 43.81% 43.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 163 152
Average daily rate £400 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £523 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% +103.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
Telecoms
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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 30 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 64 (23.53%) 3G
2 53 (19.49%) Project Management
3 43 (15.81%) Degree
4 40 (14.71%) 4G
5 39 (14.34%) 2G
6 38 (13.97%) LTE
7 35 (12.87%) Network Architecture
7 35 (12.87%) Change Management
8 34 (12.50%) Finance
9 33 (12.13%) MS Excel
10 29 (10.66%) Cisco
11 28 (10.29%) Juniper
12 27 (9.93%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 26 (9.56%) Huawei
13 26 (9.56%) Problem Management
14 25 (9.19%) Configuration Management
14 25 (9.19%) MS Office
15 22 (8.09%) SDH
16 21 (7.72%) Microsoft
17 18 (6.62%) Firewall
17 18 (6.62%) ITIL
17 18 (6.62%) SGSN
17 18 (6.62%) Radio Access Network
18 17 (6.25%) GGSN
18 17 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
18 17 (6.25%) SS7
19 16 (5.88%) GSM
19 16 (5.88%) Fault Management
19 16 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
20 15 (5.51%) MGW

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (1.47%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.10%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.10%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.74%) Apache
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.37%) CMS
4 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.37%) DNN
4 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 33 (12.13%) MS Excel
2 25 (9.19%) MS Office
3 17 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (3.68%) MS Project
5 2 (0.74%) Maya
6 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Tridion
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.37%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 64 (23.53%) 3G
2 40 (14.71%) 4G
3 39 (14.34%) 2G
4 38 (13.97%) LTE
5 22 (8.09%) SDH
6 18 (6.62%) Firewall
6 18 (6.62%) SGSN
6 18 (6.62%) Radio Access Network
7 17 (6.25%) GGSN
7 17 (6.25%) SS7
8 16 (5.88%) GSM
9 15 (5.51%) MGW
9 15 (5.51%) DNS
10 14 (5.15%) MPLS
11 13 (4.78%) ATM
12 11 (4.04%) VoIP
13 9 (3.31%) Wireless
13 9 (3.31%) UMTS
14 8 (2.94%) SIGTRAN
14 8 (2.94%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.84%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (0.74%) MS Access
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (12.50%) Finance
2 14 (5.15%) Billing
3 13 (4.78%) Marketing
4 8 (2.94%) Front Office
5 7 (2.57%) Banking
5 7 (2.57%) Legal
6 6 (2.21%) Back Office
7 4 (1.47%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (0.74%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Retail
9 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.37%) Electronics
9 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 38 (13.97%) Project Manager
2 27 (9.93%) Architect
3 19 (6.99%) NOC Engineer
4 17 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 16 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (4.41%) Senior Architect
6 12 (4.41%) Analyst
7 10 (3.68%) Design Engineer
8 9 (3.31%) Consultant
8 9 (3.31%) Administrator
8 9 (3.31%) Coordinator
9 8 (2.94%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 8 (2.94%) Project Coordinator
10 7 (2.57%) Project Administrator
10 7 (2.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 7 (2.57%) Graduate
11 6 (2.21%) IP Engineer
11 6 (2.21%) Business Analyst
11 6 (2.21%) Junior
11 6 (2.21%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.47%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (0.74%) .NET
2 2 (0.74%) Web Services
3 1 (0.37%) Middleware
3 1 (0.37%) XML
3 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.37%) COM
3 1 (0.37%) Visualforce
3 1 (0.37%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.78%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.47%) STB
4 3 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.10%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.10%) Physics
5 2 (0.74%) iPhone
5 2 (0.74%) Data Conversion
5 2 (0.74%) IPTV
5 2 (0.74%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.37%) Replication
6 1 (0.37%) Clustering
6 1 (0.37%) DTV
6 1 (0.37%) Firmware
6 1 (0.37%) PMI
6 1 (0.37%) SecurID
6 1 (0.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.94%) UNIX
2 6 (2.21%) Linux
3 3 (1.10%) Android
3 3 (1.10%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.74%) Windows
5 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.49%) Project Management
2 35 (12.87%) Network Architecture
2 35 (12.87%) Change Management
3 26 (9.56%) Problem Management
4 25 (9.19%) Configuration Management
5 18 (6.62%) ITIL
6 16 (5.88%) Fault Management
6 16 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (5.51%) Performance Management
8 12 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (4.04%) Migration
10 10 (3.68%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (3.31%) PRINCE2
12 8 (2.94%) Data Entry
12 8 (2.94%) Statistical Analysis
12 8 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (2.94%) Workflow
12 8 (2.94%) Programme Management
13 7 (2.57%) Validation
13 7 (2.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.04%) SQL
2 2 (0.74%) C#
2 2 (0.74%) Python
3 1 (0.37%) C
3 1 (0.37%) Java
3 1 (0.37%) Perl
3 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.37%) VBA
3 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
3 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 43 (15.81%) Degree
2 13 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (3.68%) HND
4 9 (3.31%) PMI Certification
4 9 (3.31%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.94%) PMP
5 8 (2.94%) CCIE
6 7 (2.57%) CCNP
7 5 (1.84%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.47%) CCNA
9 3 (1.10%) CCSP
9 3 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.74%) HNC
10 2 (0.74%) CISSP
10 2 (0.74%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (0.74%) CCDP
11 1 (0.37%) CCVP
11 1 (0.37%) CIMA
11 1 (0.37%) ACCA
11 1 (0.37%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.04%) QA
2 7 (2.57%) SLA
3 3 (1.10%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.74%) NDS
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.74%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.37%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 29 (10.66%) Cisco
2 28 (10.29%) Juniper
3 27 (9.93%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 26 (9.56%) Huawei
5 21 (7.72%) Microsoft
6 14 (5.15%) Oracle
7 10 (3.68%) Velocent
7 10 (3.68%) SAP
7 10 (3.68%) CheckPoint
8 8 (2.94%) Ericsson
8 8 (2.94%) Nokia
9 5 (1.84%) BT
9 5 (1.84%) IBM
9 5 (1.84%) HP
10 4 (1.47%) Remedy
11 3 (1.10%) Redback
11 3 (1.10%) Amdocs
11 3 (1.10%) Cramer
11 3 (1.10%) NEC
11 3 (1.10%) Radware
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