Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 7 5
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 243 133 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 16.88% 10.66% 12.03%
As % of the General category 47.09% 28.36% 31.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 70
Reading median daily rate £350 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £140 £234 £225
90th Percentile £475 £544 £564
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -8.82% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 - £36.00
10th Percentile £20.75 - £25.70
90th Percentile £22.25 - £38.30
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.75 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +61.11% +8.00% -62.96%

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 516 469 582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 35.83% 37.58% 38.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 240 277
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £150 £275 £223
90th Percentile £576 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 19
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £13.50 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.26% -39.60% +14.62%
10th Percentile £12.54 £10.75 £15.60
90th Percentile £42.25 £20.00 £36.95
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +44.44% +2.86% -12.50%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 57 (23.46%) Degree
2 45 (18.52%) Project Management
3 41 (16.87%) Customer-Centricity
4 40 (16.46%) Cloud Computing
5 37 (15.23%) Microsoft
6 36 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
7 33 (13.58%) ITIL
8 30 (12.35%) Radio Access Network
9 29 (11.93%) Remedy
9 29 (11.93%) Finance
9 29 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (10.29%) Huawei
11 22 (9.05%) SLA
12 21 (8.64%) C
12 21 (8.64%) Service Management
12 21 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (8.64%) Mandarin Language
12 21 (8.64%) Customer Requirements
13 20 (8.23%) LTE
13 20 (8.23%) Management Information System
14 19 (7.82%) Computer Science
15 18 (7.41%) Matrix Management
15 18 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
16 17 (7.00%) Workflow
16 17 (7.00%) Wireless
16 17 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (7.00%) Data Centre
17 16 (6.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 16 (6.58%) Oracle

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 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (1.23%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 36 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (6.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (3.29%) Maya
4 8 (3.29%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (6.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (16.46%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.47%) IaaS
2 6 (2.47%) PaaS
3 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.41%) Office 365
5 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (12.35%) Radio Access Network
2 20 (8.23%) LTE
3 17 (7.00%) Wireless
4 15 (6.17%) 3GPP
4 15 (6.17%) VoLTE
5 14 (5.76%) VoIP
6 10 (4.12%) 5G
6 10 (4.12%) Firewall
7 9 (3.70%) 3G
7 9 (3.70%) Ethernet
7 9 (3.70%) LAN
7 9 (3.70%) UMTS
8 8 (3.29%) GSM
8 8 (3.29%) WAN
8 8 (3.29%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (2.88%) TCP/IP
10 6 (2.47%) MPLS
10 6 (2.47%) Network Security
11 5 (2.06%) 4G
11 5 (2.06%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.47%) Power BI
2 5 (2.06%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.23%) Big Data
3 3 (1.23%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.23%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.41%) MS Access
5 1 (0.41%) MySQL
5 1 (0.41%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.23%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.41%) JMeter
General
1 29 (11.93%) Finance
2 21 (8.64%) Mandarin Language
3 15 (6.17%) Legal
4 13 (5.35%) Marketing
5 9 (3.70%) Electronics
6 8 (3.29%) Front Office
6 8 (3.29%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.88%) Back Office
8 3 (1.23%) Billing
8 3 (1.23%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.82%) Automotive
10 1 (0.41%) Advertising
10 1 (0.41%) Law
10 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (12.35%) Project Manager
2 23 (9.47%) Analyst
3 22 (9.05%) Architect
4 21 (8.64%) Telecoms Manager
5 14 (5.76%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (4.94%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 11 (4.53%) Consultant
7 11 (4.53%) Vendor Manager
8 10 (4.12%) Support Engineer
9 9 (3.70%) OSS Architect
9 9 (3.70%) OSS Solutions Architect
9 9 (3.70%) Project Engineer
10 8 (3.29%) Automation Engineer
10 8 (3.29%) Coordinator
10 8 (3.29%) IT Engineer
10 8 (3.29%) Network Engineer
10 8 (3.29%) Performance Engineer
10 8 (3.29%) Problem Analyst
10 8 (3.29%) Radio Engineer
11 7 (2.88%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.88%) REST
2 6 (2.47%) SOAP
2 6 (2.47%) Web Services
3 5 (2.06%) Spring
4 4 (1.65%) .NET
4 4 (1.65%) J2EE
4 4 (1.65%) LDAP
4 4 (1.65%) Spring Boot
5 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.41%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.41%) Django
6 1 (0.41%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.41%) Flask
6 1 (0.41%) OAuth
6 1 (0.41%) OpenID
6 1 (0.41%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.23%) Management Information System
2 19 (7.82%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.00%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.94%) PMI
4 12 (4.94%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.29%) Algorithms
6 8 (3.29%) Robotics
7 6 (2.47%) NHS
7 6 (2.47%) User Experience
8 5 (2.06%) CCTV
9 3 (1.23%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.82%) CMDB
10 2 (0.82%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.41%) PACS
11 1 (0.41%) PKI
11 1 (0.41%) RIA
11 1 (0.41%) TM Forum
11 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.17%) Windows
2 9 (3.70%) Linux
3 6 (2.47%) Unix
3 6 (2.47%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.06%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.52%) Project Management
2 41 (16.87%) Customer-Centricity
3 33 (13.58%) ITIL
4 29 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 21 (8.64%) Customer Requirements
6 21 (8.64%) Service Management
7 18 (7.41%) Matrix Management
8 17 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (7.00%) Workflow
9 15 (6.17%) Service Delivery
10 14 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (5.76%) Project Governance
11 13 (5.35%) Critical Success Factor
11 13 (5.35%) Dependency Management
11 13 (5.35%) Work Breakdown Structure
12 12 (4.94%) Change Control
12 12 (4.94%) Problem Management
12 12 (4.94%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.64%) C
2 16 (6.58%) SQL
3 10 (4.12%) Java
4 6 (2.47%) Python
5 5 (2.06%) C#
5 5 (2.06%) VBA
6 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 57 (23.46%) Degree
2 14 (5.76%) PMI Certification
3 11 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (4.53%) PMP
4 8 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.47%) MCDST
5 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.06%) CCNP
7 4 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.65%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.65%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.82%) CCDA
8 2 (0.82%) CCIE
8 2 (0.82%) CCNA
8 2 (0.82%) CCVP
8 2 (0.82%) CIPD
8 2 (0.82%) HNC
8 2 (0.82%) ISEB
8 2 (0.82%) MOS
9 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.05%) SLA
2 14 (5.76%) PMO
3 3 (1.23%) QA
4 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.65%) Docker
2 4 (1.65%) KVM
3 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.41%) Firmware
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.82%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.41%) Ansible
2 1 (0.41%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) Netcool
2 1 (0.41%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.41%) OpenView
2 1 (0.41%) Puppet
2 1 (0.41%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 37 (15.23%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.93%) Remedy
3 25 (10.29%) Huawei
4 16 (6.58%) Oracle
5 14 (5.76%) BMC
6 11 (4.53%) Cisco
6 11 (4.53%) TIBCO
7 9 (3.70%) SAP
8 8 (3.29%) UiPath
9 7 (2.88%) Actix
9 7 (2.88%) ComArch
9 7 (2.88%) Mapinfo
9 7 (2.88%) Samsung
9 7 (2.88%) VMware
10 6 (2.47%) BT
11 5 (2.06%) Ericsson
11 5 (2.06%) HP
12 4 (1.65%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.65%) Juniper
12 4 (1.65%) Nokia