Period
to 26 April 2019

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 26 April 2019 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
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 14 3
Rank change year-on-year +9 -11 +3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 243 121 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 16.20% 9.41% 17.31%
As % of the General category 52.15% 27.82% 40.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 40 79
Reading median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £305 £100 £147
90th Percentile £539 £494 £520
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +12.00% -3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Reading median hourly rate £16.50 £23.75 £10.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.53% +120.06% -64.90%
10th Percentile £16.25 £13.14 £10.31
90th Percentile £16.75 £54.80 £11.44
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +55.56% -70.00%

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 466 435 587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.07% 33.83% 43.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 255 260
Reading median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £254 £228 £220
90th Percentile £627 £590 £582
Berkshire median daily rate £439 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.24% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 20
Reading median hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +171.43% +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.25 £10.48
90th Percentile £64.35 £45.50 £20.73
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +37.50% -13.51%

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 26 April 2019.

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 26 April 2019, 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 52 (21.40%) Radio Access Network
2 51 (20.99%) Project Management
3 42 (17.28%) Finance
3 42 (17.28%) 4G
4 36 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (13.58%) PMI Certification
5 33 (13.58%) 3G
5 33 (13.58%) PRINCE2
6 32 (13.17%) Matrix Management
6 32 (13.17%) PMO
7 30 (12.35%) Microsoft
8 28 (11.52%) Service Management
9 27 (11.11%) PMI
9 27 (11.11%) Huawei
9 27 (11.11%) Critical Success Factor
10 26 (10.70%) Project Governance
10 26 (10.70%) Dependency Management
10 26 (10.70%) Remedy
11 25 (10.29%) ITIL
11 25 (10.29%) Quality Management
12 24 (9.88%) 2G
12 24 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (9.88%) Microsoft Excel
12 24 (9.88%) Work Breakdown Structure
13 23 (9.47%) Marketing
13 23 (9.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 22 (9.05%) Programme Management
15 21 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (8.23%) Degree
16 20 (8.23%) Continuous Improvement

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 8 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.23%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.82%) Apache
3 2 (0.82%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.41%) CMS
4 1 (0.41%) Confluence
4 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (9.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (7.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (7.00%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (2.47%) AutoCAD
4 6 (2.47%) Maya
5 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.41%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (4.12%) PaaS
3 9 (3.70%) IaaS
4 2 (0.82%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (0.82%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.41%) Azure Functions
5 1 (0.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 52 (21.40%) Radio Access Network
2 42 (17.28%) 4G
3 33 (13.58%) 3G
4 24 (9.88%) 2G
5 16 (6.58%) 5G
5 16 (6.58%) Wireless
6 14 (5.76%) LTE
6 14 (5.76%) VoIP
7 10 (4.12%) Value-Added Service
8 8 (3.29%) ATM
8 8 (3.29%) VPN
9 7 (2.88%) BGP
9 7 (2.88%) Internet
9 7 (2.88%) OSPF
9 7 (2.88%) VoLTE
10 6 (2.47%) TCP/IP
11 5 (2.06%) 3GPP
11 5 (2.06%) LAN
11 5 (2.06%) MPLS
11 5 (2.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.12%) Big Data
2 5 (2.06%) Pentaho
3 4 (1.65%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.23%) Data Lake
4 3 (1.23%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.82%) Power BI
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.41%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.88%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.06%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.65%) JIRA
4 3 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 42 (17.28%) Finance
2 23 (9.47%) Marketing
3 16 (6.58%) Electronics
3 16 (6.58%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.94%) Legal
5 11 (4.53%) Billing
5 11 (4.53%) Mandarin Language
6 4 (1.65%) Back Office
7 2 (0.82%) Front Office
8 1 (0.41%) Automotive
8 1 (0.41%) Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Law
8 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 47 (19.34%) Project Manager
2 19 (7.82%) Telecoms Manager
3 14 (5.76%) Architect
4 12 (4.94%) Analyst
4 12 (4.94%) Coordinator
4 12 (4.94%) Developer
5 11 (4.53%) Project Coordinator
6 10 (4.12%) AWS Engineer
6 10 (4.12%) Azure Engineer
6 10 (4.12%) WebOps Engineer
7 9 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (3.70%) Consultant
8 8 (3.29%) .NET Developer
8 8 (3.29%) Business Analyst
9 7 (2.88%) Network Engineer
9 7 (2.88%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 6 (2.47%) Designer
10 6 (2.47%) Junior
10 6 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (2.47%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.53%) SOAP
2 8 (3.29%) .NET
3 6 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (2.06%) REST
4 5 (2.06%) Web Services
4 5 (2.06%) XML
5 3 (1.23%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.23%) Kafka
6 2 (0.82%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.82%) CSS
6 2 (0.82%) CSS3
6 2 (0.82%) Entity Framework
6 2 (0.82%) HTML
6 2 (0.82%) jQuery
6 2 (0.82%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (0.82%) Silverlight
6 2 (0.82%) WCF
6 2 (0.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.11%) PMI
2 16 (6.58%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (4.53%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.53%) Public Cloud
4 10 (4.12%) CMDB
5 6 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.06%) TM Forum
7 3 (1.23%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.82%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.82%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.82%) IVR
8 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.41%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.41%) Fibre Optics
9 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.41%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.41%) NHS
9 1 (0.41%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.76%) Linux
2 7 (2.88%) Windows
3 3 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.23%) Unix
4 2 (0.82%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.41%) CentOS
5 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.99%) Project Management
2 36 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (13.58%) PRINCE2
4 32 (13.17%) Matrix Management
5 28 (11.52%) Service Management
6 27 (11.11%) Critical Success Factor
7 26 (10.70%) Dependency Management
7 26 (10.70%) Project Governance
8 25 (10.29%) ITIL
8 25 (10.29%) Quality Management
9 24 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (9.88%) Work Breakdown Structure
10 22 (9.05%) Programme Management
11 21 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (8.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (7.41%) IT Strategy
14 17 (7.00%) Migration
15 16 (6.58%) Capacity Management
15 16 (6.58%) Digital Marketing
16 15 (6.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.58%) C
2 15 (6.17%) SQL
3 7 (2.88%) C#
4 5 (2.06%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.06%) Python
5 4 (1.65%) Java
6 3 (1.23%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.82%) PHP
7 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.82%) XAML
8 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.41%) C++
8 1 (0.41%) Perl
8 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (13.58%) PMI Certification
2 23 (9.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 20 (8.23%) Degree
4 11 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (3.29%) PMP
7 7 (2.88%) CCNP
8 4 (1.65%) CCIE
9 3 (1.23%) CWNA
9 3 (1.23%) JNCIA
9 3 (1.23%) JNCIP
9 3 (1.23%) JNCIS
10 2 (0.82%) CCNA
10 2 (0.82%) HND
10 2 (0.82%) PhD
11 1 (0.41%) CCDA
11 1 (0.41%) CISSP
11 1 (0.41%) ECDL
11 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.17%) PMO
2 17 (7.00%) SLA
3 9 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.41%) Docker
3 1 (0.41%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (2.47%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (2.47%) NSN NetAct
2 5 (2.06%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (1.23%) HP ALM
4 2 (0.82%) Ansible
4 2 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.82%) Grafana
4 2 (0.82%) Graphite
5 1 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.41%) Nagios
5 1 (0.41%) Nessus
5 1 (0.41%) Terraform
5 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.11%) Huawei
3 26 (10.70%) Remedy
4 17 (7.00%) SAP
5 14 (5.76%) Cisco
6 8 (3.29%) Nokia
7 6 (2.47%) Oracle
7 6 (2.47%) VMware
8 5 (2.06%) BMC
8 5 (2.06%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.65%) Ericsson
9 4 (1.65%) Juniper
9 4 (1.65%) Nortel
10 3 (1.23%) Avaya
10 3 (1.23%) BT
10 3 (1.23%) HP
10 3 (1.23%) Mapinfo
10 3 (1.23%) Telerik
11 2 (0.82%) Actix
11 2 (0.82%) Sonus