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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 130 133 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.93% 14.71% 13.68%
As % of the General category 36.31% 47.67% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 34
Average daily rate
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£360 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £300 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.10 £24.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-41.25% -32.39%
Telecoms
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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
358 279 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 38.37% 30.86% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 100 154
Average daily rate £375 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £383 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -37.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £17.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £19.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 57 (21.03%) MS Excel
2 53 (19.56%) 4G
3 52 (19.19%) 3G
4 45 (16.61%) LTE
4 45 (16.61%) Degree
5 44 (16.24%) Radio Access Network
5 44 (16.24%) Project Management
6 43 (15.87%) Microsoft
7 36 (13.28%) MS Office
8 35 (12.92%) Finance
9 33 (12.18%) UNIX
10 31 (11.44%) SQL
11 29 (10.70%) PRINCE2
12 28 (10.33%) Linux
12 28 (10.33%) MS PowerPoint
12 28 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
13 25 (9.23%) Oracle
13 25 (9.23%) 2G
14 24 (8.86%) ITIL
15 22 (8.12%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (8.12%) Migration
16 21 (7.75%) SLA
16 21 (7.75%) Security Cleared
17 19 (7.01%) PMI Certification
17 19 (7.01%) Electronics
17 19 (7.01%) Service Management
17 19 (7.01%) Service Delivery
18 18 (6.64%) Cisco
19 17 (6.27%) PMP
19 17 (6.27%) CCNP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (3.69%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.48%) CMS
3 3 (1.11%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.11%) MS Project Server
3 3 (1.11%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (1.11%) Smallworld
3 3 (1.11%) Lync
4 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.37%) JCAPS
5 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.37%) Confluence
5 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.37%) Magnolia
Applications
1 57 (21.03%) MS Excel
2 36 (13.28%) MS Office
3 28 (10.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.95%) MS Project
5 4 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.48%) Maya
6 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (3.32%) Oracle ERP
1 9 (3.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (2.58%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (1.11%) Changepoint
5 3 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.11%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (1.11%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.37%) Maximo
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.74%) SaaS
2 2 (0.74%) PaaS
3 1 (0.37%) IaaS
3 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.37%) Force.com
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 53 (19.56%) 4G
2 52 (19.19%) 3G
3 45 (16.61%) LTE
4 44 (16.24%) Radio Access Network
5 25 (9.23%) 2G
6 13 (4.80%) 3GPP
6 13 (4.80%) VoIP
7 11 (4.06%) VPN
7 11 (4.06%) IPsec
8 10 (3.69%) Firewall
8 10 (3.69%) Ethernet
8 10 (3.69%) Broadband
9 9 (3.32%) LAN
10 8 (2.95%) ATM
10 8 (2.95%) WAN
10 8 (2.95%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (2.58%) Wireless
11 7 (2.58%) DSLAM
11 7 (2.58%) xDSL
11 7 (2.58%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.32%) MS Access
2 3 (1.11%) MySQL
2 3 (1.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (2.95%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (2.21%) JIRA
3 4 (1.48%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (1.11%) Selenium
5 2 (0.74%) NUnit
5 2 (0.74%) MSTest
6 1 (0.37%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.37%) Maven
6 1 (0.37%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (12.92%) Finance
2 19 (7.01%) Electronics
3 15 (5.54%) Banking
4 13 (4.80%) Billing
5 11 (4.06%) Marketing
6 7 (2.58%) Legal
7 5 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.11%) Law
8 3 (1.11%) Front Office
9 2 (0.74%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.37%) German Language
10 1 (0.37%) Back Office
10 1 (0.37%) Advertising
10 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (9.23%) Project Manager
1 25 (9.23%) Analyst
2 18 (6.64%) Consultant
3 14 (5.17%) Developer
3 14 (5.17%) Business Analyst
4 12 (4.43%) Delivery Manager
5 10 (3.69%) Architect
6 9 (3.32%) Coordinator
6 9 (3.32%) Administrator
7 8 (2.95%) Support Engineer
7 8 (2.95%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 7 (2.58%) Oracle Consultant
8 7 (2.58%) Incident Manager
8 7 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (2.58%) Project Coordinator
9 6 (2.21%) Test Engineer
9 6 (2.21%) Functional Consultant
9 6 (2.21%) Design Engineer
9 6 (2.21%) Deployment Manager
9 6 (2.21%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.80%) XML
2 12 (4.43%) Web Services
3 5 (1.85%) HTML
3 5 (1.85%) J2EE
4 3 (1.11%) Ajax
5 2 (0.74%) jQuery
5 2 (0.74%) CSS
5 2 (0.74%) Middleware
5 2 (0.74%) .NET
5 2 (0.74%) RESTful
6 1 (0.37%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.37%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.37%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.37%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.37%) EJB
6 1 (0.37%) XSLT
6 1 (0.37%) Flash
6 1 (0.37%) JMS
6 1 (0.37%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.43%) Computer Science
2 12 (4.43%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.69%) PKI
4 7 (2.58%) DTV
5 6 (2.21%) IPTV
6 5 (1.85%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.48%) IVR
8 3 (1.11%) GIS
8 3 (1.11%) MPEG
8 3 (1.11%) PMI
8 3 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.11%) User Experience
9 2 (0.74%) CMDB
9 2 (0.74%) Handset
9 2 (0.74%) STB
9 2 (0.74%) Replication
10 1 (0.37%) Clustering
10 1 (0.37%) Statistics
10 1 (0.37%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 33 (12.18%) UNIX
2 28 (10.33%) Linux
3 10 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.58%) Windows
5 6 (2.21%) Solaris
6 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.37%) AIX
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.37%) VMS
7 1 (0.37%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.24%) Project Management
2 29 (10.70%) PRINCE2
3 24 (8.86%) ITIL
4 22 (8.12%) Migration
5 19 (7.01%) Service Management
5 19 (7.01%) Service Delivery
6 15 (5.54%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (4.43%) CRM
7 12 (4.43%) Data Migration
8 10 (3.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (3.32%) Validation
9 9 (3.32%) ERP
10 8 (2.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (2.95%) Business Analysis
10 8 (2.95%) Incident Management
10 8 (2.95%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (2.58%) Line Management
11 7 (2.58%) Programme Management
12 6 (2.21%) Knowledge Management
12 6 (2.21%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 31 (11.44%) SQL
2 17 (6.27%) Java
3 14 (5.17%) Perl
4 12 (4.43%) C
5 5 (1.85%) C++
6 4 (1.48%) Python
7 3 (1.11%) PHP
7 3 (1.11%) C#
7 3 (1.11%) VBScript
7 3 (1.11%) VB
7 3 (1.11%) VBA
8 2 (0.74%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.37%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (16.61%) Degree
2 22 (8.12%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (7.75%) Security Cleared
4 19 (7.01%) PMI Certification
5 17 (6.27%) CCNP
5 17 (6.27%) CCNA
5 17 (6.27%) PMP
6 13 (4.80%) SC Cleared
7 9 (3.32%) HND
8 7 (2.58%) Sun Certification
8 7 (2.58%) HNC
9 6 (2.21%) SCSA
9 6 (2.21%) CCIE
10 4 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.48%) NVQ Level 3
11 3 (1.11%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.11%) MCSE
11 3 (1.11%) ISEB
11 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.75%) SLA
2 6 (2.21%) QA
3 3 (1.11%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.74%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.11%) NDS
3 1 (0.37%) Firmware
3 1 (0.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (0.74%) OpenView
1 2 (0.74%) HP NNM
1 2 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (0.74%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.37%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (0.37%) Puppet
2 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.37%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (0.37%) Netcool
Vendors
1 43 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.23%) Oracle
3 18 (6.64%) Cisco
4 17 (6.27%) Huawei
5 14 (5.17%) SAP
5 14 (5.17%) HP
5 14 (5.17%) Ericsson
6 11 (4.06%) Nokia
7 10 (3.69%) Red Hat
8 9 (3.32%) Remedy
9 8 (2.95%) TOWER Software
9 8 (2.95%) Amdocs
10 6 (2.21%) Veritas
10 6 (2.21%) Sun
10 6 (2.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 6 (2.21%) BT
11 4 (1.48%) Talend
11 4 (1.48%) Avaya
12 3 (1.11%) Juniper
12 3 (1.11%) BMC
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