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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 4 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 132 181 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.57% 16.20% 31.15%
As % of the General category 45.99% 40.22% 59.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 58 64
Average daily rate
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£350 £353 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.85% +13.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £264 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £483 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.83 £71.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +57.14%
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
287 450 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.68% 40.29% 52.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 217 161
Average daily rate £388 £373 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% +16.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £213 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 20
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.53% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.85 £50.50 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 (25.00%) 3G
2 46 (18.85%) Project Management
3 45 (18.44%) 4G
4 44 (18.03%) Degree
5 42 (17.21%) LTE
6 36 (14.75%) MS Excel
7 30 (12.30%) 2G
8 28 (11.48%) Microsoft
9 26 (10.66%) Finance
9 26 (10.66%) Huawei
10 23 (9.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 23 (9.43%) ITIL
11 22 (9.02%) PRINCE2
11 22 (9.02%) MS Office
12 21 (8.61%) Cisco
12 21 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (8.20%) Radio Access Network
13 20 (8.20%) MS PowerPoint
14 19 (7.79%) Ericsson
15 18 (7.38%) SDH
16 16 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
16 16 (6.56%) Migration
17 15 (6.15%) SLA
18 14 (5.74%) Billing
18 14 (5.74%) Marketing
19 13 (5.33%) Network Architecture
19 13 (5.33%) GSM
19 13 (5.33%) MS Project
20 12 (4.92%) UNIX
20 12 (4.92%) Ethernet

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (2.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.41%) Apache
3 1 (0.41%) CMS
3 1 (0.41%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.41%) DNN
3 1 (0.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 36 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.02%) MS Office
3 20 (8.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (5.33%) MS Project
5 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) Tridion
2 1 (0.41%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.41%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.41%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.46%) SaaS
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (25.00%) 3G
2 45 (18.44%) 4G
3 42 (17.21%) LTE
4 30 (12.30%) 2G
5 20 (8.20%) Radio Access Network
6 18 (7.38%) SDH
7 13 (5.33%) GSM
8 12 (4.92%) Ethernet
9 11 (4.51%) VoLTE
9 11 (4.51%) MPLS
10 9 (3.69%) Internet
10 9 (3.69%) Wireless
11 8 (3.28%) IPsec
11 8 (3.28%) ATM
11 8 (3.28%) DNS
12 7 (2.87%) Broadband
12 7 (2.87%) HTTP
12 7 (2.87%) VoIP
12 7 (2.87%) INAP
13 6 (2.46%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.23%) QlikView
2 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Toad
2 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (10.66%) Finance
2 14 (5.74%) Billing
2 14 (5.74%) Marketing
3 9 (3.69%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.87%) Legal
5 3 (1.23%) Electronics
5 3 (1.23%) Back Office
6 2 (0.82%) German Language
6 2 (0.82%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.82%) Front Office
6 2 (0.82%) Law
6 2 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (11.89%) Architect
2 21 (8.61%) Project Manager
3 15 (6.15%) Delivery Manager
4 14 (5.74%) Design Engineer
4 14 (5.74%) Coordinator
5 13 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (4.92%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 10 (4.10%) Test Engineer
8 8 (3.28%) Analyst
8 8 (3.28%) Project Coordinator
9 6 (2.46%) Voice Engineer
9 6 (2.46%) Senior Architect
9 6 (2.46%) Consultant
9 6 (2.46%) Integration Manager
9 6 (2.46%) Incident Manager
9 6 (2.46%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.05%) Network Architect
10 5 (2.05%) Developer
10 5 (2.05%) Administrator
10 5 (2.05%) Provisioning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.87%) SOAP
2 6 (2.46%) Web Services
3 3 (1.23%) HTML
3 3 (1.23%) .NET
3 3 (1.23%) XML
4 2 (0.82%) HTML5
4 2 (0.82%) JMS
4 2 (0.82%) CSS
4 2 (0.82%) WSDL
4 2 (0.82%) JAXB
4 2 (0.82%) OLE
5 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.41%) jQuery
5 1 (0.41%) JSON
5 1 (0.41%) REST
5 1 (0.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.10%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.46%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.05%) Replication
4 5 (2.05%) IPTV
5 4 (1.64%) DTV
6 3 (1.23%) PMI
7 2 (0.82%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.82%) Streaming Media
7 2 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.82%) Video on Demand
7 2 (0.82%) STB
7 2 (0.82%) MPEG
8 1 (0.41%) NHS
8 1 (0.41%) GIS
8 1 (0.41%) Social Media
8 1 (0.41%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.41%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.92%) UNIX
2 8 (3.28%) Linux
3 6 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (2.46%) Solaris
4 3 (1.23%) Windows
5 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (18.85%) Project Management
2 23 (9.43%) ITIL
3 22 (9.02%) PRINCE2
4 16 (6.56%) Migration
5 13 (5.33%) Network Architecture
6 11 (4.51%) Validation
7 8 (3.28%) Service Delivery
7 8 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (2.87%) ERP
8 7 (2.87%) TOGAF
8 7 (2.87%) Supplier Management
8 7 (2.87%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (2.46%) Data Entry
9 6 (2.46%) Change Management
9 6 (2.46%) Quality Management
10 5 (2.05%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (2.05%) Service Management
10 5 (2.05%) Time Management
10 5 (2.05%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.51%) SQL
2 4 (1.64%) Java
3 3 (1.23%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.23%) C#
3 3 (1.23%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.82%) VBScript
4 2 (0.82%) Perl
5 1 (0.41%) C
5 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.41%) VB
5 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.41%) VBA
5 1 (0.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (18.03%) Degree
2 16 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.69%) PMI Certification
3 9 (3.69%) CCNP
4 8 (3.28%) CCIE
5 7 (2.87%) CCNA
5 7 (2.87%) HND
6 6 (2.46%) PMP
7 5 (2.05%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.64%) CCENT
8 4 (1.64%) HNC
8 4 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.23%) CISSP
10 2 (0.82%) GCED
10 2 (0.82%) NVQ Level 3
10 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.82%) CSSLP
10 2 (0.82%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.15%) SLA
2 9 (3.69%) QA
3 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.82%) NDS
2 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) NFS
2 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (0.41%) Veritas File System
2 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (1.64%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (1.23%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (0.82%) SCOM
3 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.82%) Netcool
4 1 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.41%) OpenView
4 1 (0.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.66%) Huawei
3 23 (9.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 21 (8.61%) Cisco
5 19 (7.79%) Ericsson
6 11 (4.51%) Nokia
7 10 (4.10%) Juniper
8 9 (3.69%) SAP
9 8 (3.28%) Oracle
10 7 (2.87%) Amdocs
11 6 (2.46%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.64%) BT
13 3 (1.23%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.23%) BMC
13 3 (1.23%) HP
14 2 (0.82%) F5
14 2 (0.82%) Netezza
14 2 (0.82%) MetaSolv
14 2 (0.82%) Cramer
14 2 (0.82%) EMC
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