Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 137 193 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 10.75% 13.01% 12.73%
As % of the General category 29.59% 32.82% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 63 115
Reading median daily rate £381 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.45% -2.67% -8.54%
10th Percentile £224 £201 £220
90th Percentile £521 £573 £537
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Reading median hourly rate £11.18 £36.00 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.96% +17.07% +10.49%
10th Percentile £10.59 £25.70 £18.43
90th Percentile £11.76 £38.30 £44.48
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +8.00% -54.55% -8.33%

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 463 588 688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 36.34% 39.65% 35.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 260 371
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +12.00%
10th Percentile £271 £220 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 10
Reading median hourly rate £12.50 £22.35 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.07% -24.24% +47.50%
10th Percentile £10.64 £14.93 £13.00
90th Percentile £17.80 £37.18 £66.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -22.22% +31.39%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 40 (29.20%) Microsoft
2 39 (28.47%) Degree
3 33 (24.09%) Microsoft Office
4 32 (23.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 30 (21.90%) Microsoft Excel
6 25 (18.25%) ITIL
7 22 (16.06%) Finance
8 20 (14.60%) Project Management
9 19 (13.87%) Mandarin Language
9 19 (13.87%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (13.87%) Radio Access Network
9 19 (13.87%) Customer-Centricity
10 17 (12.41%) Remedy
11 16 (11.68%) Workflow
11 16 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (10.22%) PRINCE2
13 13 (9.49%) ITIL V3
14 12 (8.76%) Back Office
15 11 (8.03%) Management Information System
15 11 (8.03%) Ericsson
15 11 (8.03%) Computer Science
15 11 (8.03%) Marketing
16 10 (7.30%) Nokia
17 9 (6.57%) Huawei
17 9 (6.57%) QA
18 8 (5.84%) Cisco
18 8 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
18 8 (5.84%) PMO
19 7 (5.11%) LTE
19 7 (5.11%) SLA

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 3 (2.19%) Apache
1 3 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (2.19%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.73%) Confluence
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (24.09%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (23.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 30 (21.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (2.92%) Maya
6 3 (2.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (2.19%) Photoshop
6 3 (2.19%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (1.46%) InDesign
8 1 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.73%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.87%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.87%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (5.11%) LTE
3 6 (4.38%) 3G
3 6 (4.38%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (3.65%) 4G
4 5 (3.65%) MPLS
4 5 (3.65%) SIGTRAN
4 5 (3.65%) VoIP
4 5 (3.65%) VoLTE
5 4 (2.92%) WLAN
6 3 (2.19%) 3GPP
6 3 (2.19%) Firewall
6 3 (2.19%) Wireless
7 2 (1.46%) 2G
7 2 (1.46%) BGP
7 2 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.46%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (1.46%) IPsec
7 2 (1.46%) Network Security
7 2 (1.46%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.19%) Big Data
2 2 (1.46%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.73%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) SoapUI
1 3 (2.19%) XMLSpy
2 2 (1.46%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.73%) Appium
3 1 (0.73%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.73%) Grunt
3 1 (0.73%) gulp
3 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.73%) JIRA
3 1 (0.73%) PyCharm
3 1 (0.73%) Robot Framework
3 1 (0.73%) Sahi
3 1 (0.73%) Selenium
3 1 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.73%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.73%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (16.06%) Finance
2 19 (13.87%) Mandarin Language
3 12 (8.76%) Back Office
4 11 (8.03%) Marketing
5 7 (5.11%) Billing
6 4 (2.92%) Electronics
6 4 (2.92%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.19%) Banking
7 3 (2.19%) Legal
8 2 (1.46%) Military
9 1 (0.73%) Front Office
9 1 (0.73%) German Language
9 1 (0.73%) Law
9 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (13.14%) Junior
2 16 (11.68%) Coordinator
3 15 (10.95%) Project Coordinator
3 15 (10.95%) Telecoms Engineer
4 13 (9.49%) Project Manager
5 10 (7.30%) Architect
5 10 (7.30%) Back Office Engineer
6 8 (5.84%) Delivery Manager
6 8 (5.84%) Service Manager
7 7 (5.11%) Designer
7 7 (5.11%) Project Assistant
7 7 (5.11%) Telecoms Manager
8 6 (4.38%) Analyst
8 6 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.38%) Solutions Designer
9 5 (3.65%) Network Engineer
10 4 (2.92%) Consultant
10 4 (2.92%) Developer
10 4 (2.92%) Operations Manager
10 4 (2.92%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.92%) XML
2 3 (2.19%) J2EE
2 3 (2.19%) SOAP
2 3 (2.19%) Spring
2 3 (2.19%) WSDL
2 3 (2.19%) XSD
3 2 (1.46%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (1.46%) HTML
3 2 (1.46%) REST
4 1 (0.73%) Ajax
4 1 (0.73%) Apache FOP
4 1 (0.73%) CSS
4 1 (0.73%) CSS3
4 1 (0.73%) HTML5
4 1 (0.73%) jQuery
4 1 (0.73%) JSP
4 1 (0.73%) RESTful
4 1 (0.73%) Struts
4 1 (0.73%) Web Services
4 1 (0.73%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.03%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.03%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.92%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.19%) CCTV
4 3 (2.19%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.19%) Replication
4 3 (2.19%) Social Media
5 2 (1.46%) CMDB
5 2 (1.46%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.73%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.73%) NHS
6 1 (0.73%) PKI
6 1 (0.73%) PMI
6 1 (0.73%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.73%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.11%) Linux
1 7 (5.11%) Windows
2 3 (2.19%) Unix
3 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.73%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.25%) ITIL
2 20 (14.60%) Project Management
3 19 (13.87%) Customer-Centricity
4 16 (11.68%) Workflow
5 14 (10.22%) PRINCE2
6 13 (9.49%) ITIL V3
7 8 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.11%) Data Modelling
8 7 (5.11%) Migration
8 7 (5.11%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.11%) Service Management
8 7 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.38%) Validation
10 5 (3.65%) Analytics
10 5 (3.65%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (3.65%) IT Strategy
10 5 (3.65%) ITSM
10 5 (3.65%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.65%) SQL
2 4 (2.92%) Java
3 3 (2.19%) Python
4 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.46%) VB
5 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.73%) C#
5 1 (0.73%) C-shell
5 1 (0.73%) Java 9
5 1 (0.73%) Korn
5 1 (0.73%) Perl
5 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (28.47%) Degree
2 7 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.11%) PMI Certification
2 7 (5.11%) PMP
3 4 (2.92%) CCIE
3 4 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.19%) CCENT
4 3 (2.19%) CCNA
4 3 (2.19%) CCNP
4 3 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.46%) CCIP
6 1 (0.73%) CCSA
6 1 (0.73%) CCSE
6 1 (0.73%) CISM
6 1 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.73%) CRISC
6 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) QA
2 8 (5.84%) PMO
3 7 (5.11%) SLA
4 1 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.73%) GDPR
4 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.73%) Firmware
3 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.73%) Openswan
3 1 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (0.73%) Ansible
1 1 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.73%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (0.73%) MOM
1 1 (0.73%) SCCM
1 1 (0.73%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 40 (29.20%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.41%) Remedy
3 11 (8.03%) Ericsson
4 10 (7.30%) Nokia
5 9 (6.57%) Huawei
6 8 (5.84%) Cisco
7 6 (4.38%) Amdocs
7 6 (4.38%) Oracle
8 5 (3.65%) VMware
9 3 (2.19%) Adobe
9 3 (2.19%) BMC
9 3 (2.19%) SAP
10 2 (1.46%) Samsung
11 1 (0.73%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (0.73%) Arista
11 1 (0.73%) Citrix
11 1 (0.73%) Ensim
11 1 (0.73%) Juniper
11 1 (0.73%) Mitel
11 1 (0.73%) Radware