Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 5 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 207 160 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 14.09% 12.73% 12.07%
As % of the General category 37.98% 31.01% 33.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 64 85
Reading median daily rate £400 £381 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.92% -1.61% +9.15%
10th Percentile £140 £225 £228
90th Percentile £475 £538 £573
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Reading median hourly rate £19.50 £11.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.27% -64.52% -
10th Percentile £16.70 £10.50 £24.55
90th Percentile £21.90 £11.50 £37.45
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +48.15% +8.00% -35.06%

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 545 516 623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 37.10% 41.05% 35.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 256 292
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £190 £263 £201
90th Percentile £596 £584 £561
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 18
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -23.51% +40.07%
10th Percentile £16.25 £10.68 £10.14
90th Percentile £32.50 £22.18 £29.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% -11.76% -2.86%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 48 (23.19%) Degree
2 35 (16.91%) Project Management
3 32 (15.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (15.46%) Cloud Computing
3 32 (15.46%) Customer-Centricity
4 26 (12.56%) ITIL
4 26 (12.56%) Microsoft
5 24 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (11.59%) Radio Access Network
6 23 (11.11%) Finance
6 23 (11.11%) Remedy
7 22 (10.63%) Customer Requirements
8 21 (10.14%) SLA
8 21 (10.14%) Computer Science
9 20 (9.66%) Service Management
10 18 (8.70%) C
10 18 (8.70%) Mandarin Language
10 18 (8.70%) LTE
11 17 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (7.73%) Huawei
12 16 (7.73%) Data Centre
13 15 (7.25%) Marketing
13 15 (7.25%) Workflow
13 15 (7.25%) SQL
14 14 (6.76%) Oracle
14 14 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
14 14 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (6.76%) BMC
14 14 (6.76%) Management Information System
14 14 (6.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 (1.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (1.45%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.97%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (15.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (6.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (4.83%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.45%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.97%) Maya
Business Applications
1 14 (6.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (15.46%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.93%) IaaS
2 4 (1.93%) PaaS
3 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.59%) Radio Access Network
2 18 (8.70%) LTE
3 13 (6.28%) VoLTE
4 12 (5.80%) Firewall
5 11 (5.31%) Wireless
6 10 (4.83%) 5G
7 9 (4.35%) 3GPP
7 9 (4.35%) Ethernet
7 9 (4.35%) UMTS
8 8 (3.86%) GSM
8 8 (3.86%) VoIP
9 7 (3.38%) 3G
9 7 (3.38%) LAN
10 6 (2.90%) MPLS
10 6 (2.90%) WAN
11 5 (2.42%) 4G
11 5 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.93%) TCP/IP
12 4 (1.93%) Wireshark
13 3 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.86%) Power BI
2 6 (2.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.97%) Big Data
3 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.97%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.97%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.48%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (0.97%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (11.11%) Finance
2 18 (8.70%) Mandarin Language
3 15 (7.25%) Marketing
4 10 (4.83%) Legal
5 8 (3.86%) Electronics
5 8 (3.86%) Front Office
6 7 (3.38%) Back Office
6 7 (3.38%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.42%) Billing
8 2 (0.97%) Advertising
8 2 (0.97%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (0.97%) Digital Economy
8 2 (0.97%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.97%) Retail
9 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (11.11%) Architect
2 19 (9.18%) Analyst
3 17 (8.21%) Project Manager
4 16 (7.73%) Telecoms Manager
5 14 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (5.31%) Project Engineer
7 10 (4.83%) Data Centre Engineer
7 10 (4.83%) OSS Architect
8 9 (4.35%) OSS Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.35%) Support Engineer
9 8 (3.86%) Automation Engineer
9 8 (3.86%) Consultant
9 8 (3.86%) Network Engineer
9 8 (3.86%) Performance Engineer
9 8 (3.86%) Problem Analyst
9 8 (3.86%) Radio Engineer
10 7 (3.38%) Coordinator
10 7 (3.38%) IT Engineer
10 7 (3.38%) Vendor Manager
11 6 (2.90%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.90%) REST
2 5 (2.42%) SOAP
2 5 (2.42%) Web Services
3 4 (1.93%) J2EE
3 4 (1.93%) Spring
3 4 (1.93%) Spring Boot
4 2 (0.97%) .NET
4 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (0.97%) LDAP
5 1 (0.48%) Middleware
5 1 (0.48%) OAuth
5 1 (0.48%) OpenID
5 1 (0.48%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.14%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.73%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.76%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.83%) PMI
4 10 (4.83%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.86%) Algorithms
6 8 (3.86%) Robotics
7 7 (3.38%) User Experience
8 4 (1.93%) CCTV
8 4 (1.93%) NHS
9 3 (1.45%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.45%) Social Media
10 2 (0.97%) CMDB
10 2 (0.97%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.48%) TM Forum
11 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.48%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.80%) Windows
2 6 (2.90%) Linux
3 4 (1.93%) Unix
3 4 (1.93%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.93%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.91%) Project Management
2 32 (15.46%) Customer-Centricity
3 26 (12.56%) ITIL
4 24 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (10.63%) Customer Requirements
6 20 (9.66%) Service Management
7 17 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (7.25%) Workflow
9 14 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (6.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (5.80%) Change Control
11 12 (5.80%) Problem Management
11 12 (5.80%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (5.31%) Data Centre Operations
12 11 (5.31%) Project Planning
13 10 (4.83%) Market Research
13 10 (4.83%) Migration
14 9 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (4.35%) Incident Management
14 9 (4.35%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.70%) C
2 15 (7.25%) SQL
3 10 (4.83%) Java
4 8 (3.86%) VBA
5 6 (2.90%) Python
6 2 (0.97%) C#
Qualifications
1 48 (23.19%) Degree
2 11 (5.31%) PMI Certification
2 11 (5.31%) PMP
3 6 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.93%) CCNP
4 4 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.93%) MCDST
4 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.97%) CCDA
5 2 (0.97%) CCNA
5 2 (0.97%) CCVP
5 2 (0.97%) CWNA
5 2 (0.97%) JNCIP
5 2 (0.97%) MOS
5 2 (0.97%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.97%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.48%) HNC
6 1 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.14%) SLA
2 4 (1.93%) PMO
2 4 (1.93%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.42%) Docker
3 2 (0.97%) KVM
3 2 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.48%) Firmware
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.42%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.48%) Ansible
2 1 (0.48%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.48%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.48%) Netcool
2 1 (0.48%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.48%) OpenView
2 1 (0.48%) Puppet
2 1 (0.48%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 26 (12.56%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.11%) Remedy
3 16 (7.73%) Huawei
4 14 (6.76%) BMC
4 14 (6.76%) Oracle
5 12 (5.80%) TIBCO
6 8 (3.86%) HP
7 7 (3.38%) Actix
7 7 (3.38%) Cisco
7 7 (3.38%) ComArch
7 7 (3.38%) Mapinfo
7 7 (3.38%) UiPath
8 6 (2.90%) BT
8 6 (2.90%) Samsung
8 6 (2.90%) SAP
8 6 (2.90%) VMware
9 4 (1.93%) GENBAND
9 4 (1.93%) Nokia
10 3 (1.45%) Facebook
10 3 (1.45%) Twitter