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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 5 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 139 157 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.38% 20.10% 26.02%
As % of the General category 36.01% 48.46% 66.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 54 60
Average daily rate £375 £276 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.74% +0.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £100 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £332 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.54% -2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £180.00 £17.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+958.82% +47.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-21.81% -11.29%
General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
386 324 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 37.15% 41.49% 39.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 119 121
Average daily rate £373 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.40% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £160 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 24 11
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Telecoms
Berkshire

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 54 (17.03%) ITIL
2 52 (16.40%) Degree
3 47 (14.83%) 3G
4 46 (14.51%) Project Management
5 40 (12.62%) Change Management
6 38 (11.99%) MS Excel
7 35 (11.04%) 4G
8 34 (10.73%) 2G
8 34 (10.73%) Finance
9 33 (10.41%) Problem Management
9 33 (10.41%) Huawei
10 32 (10.09%) Configuration Management
10 32 (10.09%) SDH
11 28 (8.83%) Service Management
11 28 (8.83%) Cisco
12 26 (8.20%) MS Office
13 25 (7.89%) DNS
14 24 (7.57%) Microsoft
14 24 (7.57%) Oracle
14 24 (7.57%) Fault Management
14 24 (7.57%) LTE
15 23 (7.26%) ATM
16 22 (6.94%) ITIL Certification
16 22 (6.94%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
17 21 (6.62%) Windows
18 20 (6.31%) SS7
18 20 (6.31%) MGW
19 19 (5.99%) Banking
19 19 (5.99%) Service Delivery
19 19 (5.99%) Firewall

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (3.79%) WebLogic
2 6 (1.89%) Apache
2 6 (1.89%) Lync
3 5 (1.58%) IIS
3 5 (1.58%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.58%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.26%) Live Communications Server
4 4 (1.26%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 38 (11.99%) MS Excel
2 26 (8.20%) MS Office
3 16 (5.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.52%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.89%) MS Project
6 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.32%) Metrica
2 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (14.83%) 3G
2 35 (11.04%) 4G
3 34 (10.73%) 2G
4 32 (10.09%) SDH
5 25 (7.89%) DNS
6 24 (7.57%) LTE
7 23 (7.26%) ATM
8 20 (6.31%) MGW
8 20 (6.31%) SS7
9 19 (5.99%) Firewall
10 18 (5.68%) Radio Access Network
11 17 (5.36%) MPLS
12 16 (5.05%) GGSN
12 16 (5.05%) SGSN
13 15 (4.73%) Internet
13 15 (4.73%) GSM
14 14 (4.42%) Ethernet
15 12 (3.79%) DWDM
15 12 (3.79%) L2TP
16 11 (3.47%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.58%) MySQL
2 4 (1.26%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.95%) MS Access
3 3 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.32%) OLAP
5 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (1.58%) Selenium
2 4 (1.26%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.26%) Subversion
3 2 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.32%) CaliberRM
General
1 34 (10.73%) Finance
2 19 (5.99%) Banking
3 13 (4.10%) Billing
4 11 (3.47%) Back Office
5 8 (2.52%) Marketing
6 7 (2.21%) Legal
7 6 (1.89%) Front Office
7 6 (1.89%) Retail
8 4 (1.26%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (9.46%) Analyst
2 23 (7.26%) NOC Engineer
3 19 (5.99%) Architect
3 19 (5.99%) Project Manager
4 16 (5.05%) Consultant
5 15 (4.73%) Incident Manager
6 14 (4.42%) Delivery Manager
6 14 (4.42%) Transmission Engineer
7 12 (3.79%) Developer
7 12 (3.79%) Service Manager
8 11 (3.47%) Administrator
9 10 (3.15%) Implementation Manager
9 10 (3.15%) Service Implementation Manager
10 9 (2.84%) Business Analyst
10 9 (2.84%) Coordinator
11 8 (2.52%) Programme Manager
11 8 (2.52%) Software Engineer
11 8 (2.52%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (2.52%) Project Coordinator
11 8 (2.52%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.79%) HTML
2 9 (2.84%) .NET
2 9 (2.84%) Web Services
2 9 (2.84%) XML
2 9 (2.84%) JSON
3 8 (2.52%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (2.21%) REST
4 7 (2.21%) jQuery
5 5 (1.58%) J2EE
6 4 (1.26%) XSLT
6 4 (1.26%) XHTML
6 4 (1.26%) JMS
6 4 (1.26%) Silverlight
6 4 (1.26%) CSS
6 4 (1.26%) SOAP
6 4 (1.26%) Struts
6 4 (1.26%) WSDL
6 4 (1.26%) Spring
6 4 (1.26%) Struts2
6 4 (1.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.05%) Computer Science
2 11 (3.47%) Physics
3 10 (3.15%) IPTV
4 7 (2.21%) PKI
5 6 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.95%) Replication
7 3 (0.95%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.63%) iPhone
8 2 (0.63%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.63%) PMI
9 1 (0.32%) Firmware
9 1 (0.32%) Handset
9 1 (0.32%) Clustering
9 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.32%) NGOSS
9 1 (0.32%) CMDB
9 1 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.62%) Windows
2 15 (4.73%) UNIX
3 8 (2.52%) Linux
4 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.63%) Android
4 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.63%) AIX
4 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.32%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (17.03%) ITIL
2 46 (14.51%) Project Management
3 40 (12.62%) Change Management
4 33 (10.41%) Problem Management
5 32 (10.09%) Configuration Management
6 28 (8.83%) Service Management
7 24 (7.57%) Fault Management
8 19 (5.99%) Service Delivery
9 18 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (5.05%) Network Architecture
10 16 (5.05%) Migration
10 16 (5.05%) Resource Management
10 16 (5.05%) Performance Management
11 15 (4.73%) CRM
12 14 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (4.42%) Incident Management
13 12 (3.79%) eTOM
13 12 (3.79%) Network Monitoring
14 10 (3.15%) Performance Monitoring
14 10 (3.15%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.99%) SQL
2 14 (4.42%) Java
3 10 (3.15%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.52%) C#
5 6 (1.89%) Perl
6 5 (1.58%) PHP
7 4 (1.26%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.63%) VB
10 1 (0.32%) VBA
10 1 (0.32%) Korn
10 1 (0.32%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.32%) R
10 1 (0.32%) C
10 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (16.40%) Degree
2 22 (6.94%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (4.10%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (3.15%) HND
5 6 (1.89%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.89%) CCNP
6 4 (1.26%) CCNA
6 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.26%) PMP
6 4 (1.26%) MCTS
6 4 (1.26%) MCITP
6 4 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.26%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.95%) CCDP
7 3 (0.95%) ISEB
8 2 (0.63%) CCIE
8 2 (0.63%) HNC
8 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.05%) SLA
2 9 (2.84%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.63%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.63%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.32%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.32%) Netcool
3 1 (0.32%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.32%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 33 (10.41%) Huawei
2 28 (8.83%) Cisco
3 24 (7.57%) Oracle
3 24 (7.57%) Microsoft
4 22 (6.94%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 19 (5.99%) Juniper
6 12 (3.79%) CheckPoint
6 12 (3.79%) Velocent
7 10 (3.15%) BT
7 10 (3.15%) Remedy
8 8 (2.52%) Nokia
8 8 (2.52%) SAP
9 7 (2.21%) IBM
10 6 (1.89%) Nortel
11 4 (1.26%) Avaya
11 4 (1.26%) Lotus
11 4 (1.26%) Ericsson
12 3 (0.95%) Cramer
12 3 (0.95%) Siebel
12 3 (0.95%) Citrix
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