Period
to 18 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Telecommunications
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 9 4
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 +3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 275 135 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.45% 10.52% 13.65%
As % of the General category 53.71% 29.93% 35.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 49 57
Reading median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -7.59%
10th Percentile £140 £231 £180
90th Percentile £500 £550 £563
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £11.18 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.39% -63.06% -1.63%
10th Percentile £20.75 £10.59 £14.18
90th Percentile £22.25 £11.76 £38.08
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +62.96% - -50.91%

Telecoms is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 512 451 573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 32.49% 35.15% 38.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 240 242
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £143 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 14
Reading median hourly rate £48.75 £12.50 £21.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +290.00% -40.97% -20.84%
10th Percentile £24.13 £10.65 £13.83
90th Percentile £66.75 £17.40 £35.30
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.00 £18.00 £19.31
% change year-on-year +50.00% -6.76% -10.21%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Reading

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Telecoms in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Reading

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Reading over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Reading

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 53 (19.27%) Project Management
2 52 (18.91%) Degree
3 46 (16.73%) Customer-Centricity
4 42 (15.27%) Huawei
4 42 (15.27%) Cloud Computing
4 42 (15.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (14.91%) Microsoft
6 38 (13.82%) Radio Access Network
7 34 (12.36%) Matrix Management
8 31 (11.27%) Microsoft Excel
9 30 (10.91%) Project Governance
9 30 (10.91%) Critical Success Factor
10 29 (10.55%) Dependency Management
10 29 (10.55%) Finance
10 29 (10.55%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (10.55%) PMO
10 29 (10.55%) Work Breakdown Structure
11 28 (10.18%) Quality Management
11 28 (10.18%) Remedy
12 27 (9.82%) Continuous Improvement
13 24 (8.73%) PRINCE2
13 24 (8.73%) ITIL
14 23 (8.36%) Mandarin Language
15 22 (8.00%) LTE
15 22 (8.00%) PMI Certification
16 21 (7.64%) Microsoft Office
16 21 (7.64%) SLA
16 21 (7.64%) Wireless
17 20 (7.27%) Service Management
17 20 (7.27%) 3GPP

Telecoms
Co-occurring 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 4 (1.45%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.45%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.09%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 31 (11.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (7.64%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (6.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (5.09%) Maya
5 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (5.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 42 (15.27%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.18%) IaaS
2 6 (2.18%) PaaS
3 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.36%) Office 365
5 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.82%) Radio Access Network
2 22 (8.00%) LTE
3 21 (7.64%) Wireless
4 20 (7.27%) 3GPP
5 17 (6.18%) VoLTE
6 13 (4.73%) 5G
6 13 (4.73%) Value-Added Service
6 13 (4.73%) VoIP
7 12 (4.36%) 3G
8 11 (4.00%) GSM
8 11 (4.00%) TCP/IP
8 11 (4.00%) UMTS
8 11 (4.00%) VPN
9 10 (3.64%) LAN
9 10 (3.64%) MPLS
9 10 (3.64%) WAN
10 9 (3.27%) BGP
10 9 (3.27%) Firewall
10 9 (3.27%) OSPF
11 8 (2.91%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.82%) NoSQL
1 5 (1.82%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.45%) Big Data
2 4 (1.45%) Power BI
3 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.09%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.09%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.36%) MS Access
5 1 (0.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.73%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.36%) JIRA
2 1 (0.36%) JMeter
2 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 29 (10.55%) Finance
2 23 (8.36%) Mandarin Language
3 17 (6.18%) Marketing
4 16 (5.82%) Legal
5 9 (3.27%) Electronics
6 8 (2.91%) Front Office
6 8 (2.91%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.55%) Back Office
8 3 (1.09%) Automotive
9 2 (0.73%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.36%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) Billing
10 1 (0.36%) Law
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (14.91%) Project Manager
2 27 (9.82%) Telecoms Manager
3 23 (8.36%) Analyst
4 20 (7.27%) Architect
5 17 (6.18%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 15 (5.45%) Consultant
7 14 (5.09%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (4.73%) Vendor Manager
9 12 (4.36%) Coordinator
10 11 (4.00%) Developer
11 10 (3.64%) Project Coordinator
12 9 (3.27%) Automation Engineer
12 9 (3.27%) Performance Engineer
13 8 (2.91%) .NET Developer
13 8 (2.91%) OSS Architect
13 8 (2.91%) OSS Solutions Architect
13 8 (2.91%) Problem Analyst
13 8 (2.91%) Support Engineer
14 7 (2.55%) Commercial Manager
14 7 (2.55%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.91%) .NET
1 8 (2.91%) SOAP
2 6 (2.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 6 (2.18%) Spring
3 5 (1.82%) REST
4 4 (1.45%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.45%) Spring Boot
4 4 (1.45%) Web Services
5 3 (1.09%) J2EE
5 3 (1.09%) Kafka
5 3 (1.09%) LDAP
6 2 (0.73%) Django
6 2 (0.73%) Flask
7 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (0.36%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.36%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.36%) HTML
7 1 (0.36%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.36%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.55%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (6.18%) Management Information System
2 17 (6.18%) PMI
3 12 (4.36%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.64%) Algorithms
5 8 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.91%) Robotics
6 6 (2.18%) User Experience
7 5 (1.82%) CCTV
7 5 (1.82%) NHS
8 2 (0.73%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.36%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.36%) CMDB
9 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.36%) PACS
9 1 (0.36%) PKI
9 1 (0.36%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.45%) Windows
2 12 (4.36%) Linux
3 7 (2.55%) Unix
4 5 (1.82%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.27%) Project Management
2 46 (16.73%) Customer-Centricity
3 42 (15.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (12.36%) Matrix Management
5 30 (10.91%) Critical Success Factor
5 30 (10.91%) Project Governance
6 29 (10.55%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (10.55%) Dependency Management
6 29 (10.55%) Work Breakdown Structure
7 28 (10.18%) Quality Management
8 27 (9.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 24 (8.73%) ITIL
9 24 (8.73%) PRINCE2
10 20 (7.27%) Service Management
11 19 (6.91%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (6.55%) Workflow
13 16 (5.82%) Service Delivery
14 14 (5.09%) Customer Requirements
15 13 (4.73%) Capacity Management
16 12 (4.36%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.27%) SQL
2 16 (5.82%) C
3 10 (3.64%) C#
4 9 (3.27%) Java
5 6 (2.18%) Python
6 3 (1.09%) VBA
7 2 (0.73%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.36%) C++
8 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 52 (18.91%) Degree
2 22 (8.00%) PMI Certification
3 19 (6.91%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (5.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (3.64%) CCNP
6 8 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.18%) PMP
8 5 (1.82%) CCIE
8 5 (1.82%) MCDST
8 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.45%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.45%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.09%) CCDA
10 3 (1.09%) CCNA
10 3 (1.09%) CCVP
10 3 (1.09%) CWNA
10 3 (1.09%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.09%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.09%) JNCIS
11 2 (0.73%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.55%) PMO
2 21 (7.64%) SLA
3 2 (0.73%) QA
4 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.45%) KVM
3 3 (1.09%) Docker
4 2 (0.73%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.36%) Firmware
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (2.55%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (1.45%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.73%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.36%) Ansible
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.36%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.36%) Grafana
4 1 (0.36%) Graphite
4 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.36%) Netcool
4 1 (0.36%) OpenView
4 1 (0.36%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 42 (15.27%) Huawei
2 41 (14.91%) Microsoft
3 28 (10.18%) Remedy
4 16 (5.82%) Cisco
5 15 (5.45%) Oracle
6 14 (5.09%) BMC
7 12 (4.36%) Mapinfo
8 10 (3.64%) Actix
8 10 (3.64%) TIBCO
9 9 (3.27%) Samsung
9 9 (3.27%) SAP
9 9 (3.27%) VMware
10 8 (2.91%) UiPath
11 7 (2.55%) ComArch
12 6 (2.18%) HP
13 5 (1.82%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.82%) Juniper
13 5 (1.82%) Nokia
14 4 (1.45%) BT
14 4 (1.45%) Red Hat