Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 3 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 131 229 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 10.60% 16.39% 11.64%
As % of the General category 31.34% 38.95% 34.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 67 103
Reading median daily rate £364 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £129 £166 £149
90th Percentile £550 £575 £537
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Reading median hourly rate £11.80 £30.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.99% -32.78% +61.70%
10th Percentile £10.83 £14.18 £21.10
90th Percentile £27.16 £38.08 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £24.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -44.90% -38.75% +33.33%

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 418 588 660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 33.82% 42.09% 33.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 249 356
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.60% +10.34%
10th Percentile £242 £225 £195
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 11
Reading median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% -25.93% -2.98%
10th Percentile £10.85 £13.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £18.20 £35.30 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +29.41%

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 21 January 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

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Reading over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 41 (31.30%) Microsoft Office
1 41 (31.30%) Microsoft
2 39 (29.77%) Degree
3 38 (29.01%) Microsoft Excel
4 33 (25.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 29 (22.14%) Mandarin Language
6 28 (21.37%) Finance
6 28 (21.37%) Cloud Computing
6 28 (21.37%) Customer-Centricity
7 19 (14.50%) Project Management
7 19 (14.50%) Workflow
8 17 (12.98%) Remedy
8 17 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (12.21%) Radio Access Network
10 15 (11.45%) Marketing
11 12 (9.16%) PRINCE2
12 11 (8.40%) Linux
12 11 (8.40%) Management Information System
13 10 (7.63%) Windows
13 10 (7.63%) ITIL
14 9 (6.87%) Ericsson
14 9 (6.87%) QA
15 8 (6.11%) Computer Science
15 8 (6.11%) Huawei
15 8 (6.11%) Nokia
15 8 (6.11%) PMO
16 7 (5.34%) ITIL V3
16 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Project
16 7 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (5.34%) Electronics

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 5 (3.82%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.76%) Apache
3 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 41 (31.30%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (29.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (25.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (3.05%) Maya
5 4 (3.05%) MS Visio
6 3 (2.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (2.29%) Photoshop
6 3 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (1.53%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.76%) Maximo
2 1 (0.76%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.76%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (0.76%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 28 (21.37%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.76%) IaaS
3 1 (0.76%) PaaS
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.21%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (4.58%) VoLTE
3 5 (3.82%) 3G
3 5 (3.82%) MPLS
3 5 (3.82%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (3.05%) Firewall
4 4 (3.05%) LTE
4 4 (3.05%) WLAN
5 3 (2.29%) 3GPP
5 3 (2.29%) 4G
5 3 (2.29%) SIGTRAN
5 3 (2.29%) Wireless
6 2 (1.53%) 2G
6 2 (1.53%) BGP
6 2 (1.53%) DNS
6 2 (1.53%) IPsec
6 2 (1.53%) MGW
6 2 (1.53%) Network Security
6 2 (1.53%) RNC
6 2 (1.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.05%) Big Data
2 3 (2.29%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.53%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.76%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.76%) MySQL
4 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) SoapUI
1 2 (1.53%) XMLSpy
2 1 (0.76%) LSMW
2 1 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (22.14%) Mandarin Language
2 28 (21.37%) Finance
3 15 (11.45%) Marketing
4 7 (5.34%) Electronics
4 7 (5.34%) Legal
5 5 (3.82%) Advertising
5 5 (3.82%) Banking
5 5 (3.82%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.05%) Billing
7 2 (1.53%) Military
8 1 (0.76%) Back Office
8 1 (0.76%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.76%) German Language
8 1 (0.76%) Law
8 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (15.27%) Coordinator
2 19 (14.50%) Project Coordinator
3 14 (10.69%) Architect
4 12 (9.16%) Project Manager
5 10 (7.63%) Project Assistant
6 7 (5.34%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (5.34%) Designer
7 5 (3.82%) Administrator
7 5 (3.82%) Network Engineer
7 5 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (3.82%) Technical Manager
7 5 (3.82%) Telecoms Engineer
8 4 (3.05%) Junior
8 4 (3.05%) Network Architect
8 4 (3.05%) Planning Manager
8 4 (3.05%) Programme Manager
8 4 (3.05%) Programme Planning Manager
8 4 (3.05%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (3.05%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.05%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.29%) REST
2 2 (1.53%) SOAP
2 2 (1.53%) WSDL
2 2 (1.53%) XML
2 2 (1.53%) XSD
3 1 (0.76%) Spring
3 1 (0.76%) Spring Boot
3 1 (0.76%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.40%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.11%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.82%) Social Media
5 4 (3.05%) CCTV
5 4 (3.05%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.29%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.53%) FMCG
7 2 (1.53%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (1.53%) Replication
8 1 (0.76%) Clustering
8 1 (0.76%) CMDB
8 1 (0.76%) NHS
8 1 (0.76%) PKI
8 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) STB
8 1 (0.76%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.40%) Linux
2 10 (7.63%) Windows
3 6 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.82%) Unix
5 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.76%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.37%) Customer-Centricity
2 19 (14.50%) Project Management
2 19 (14.50%) Workflow
3 12 (9.16%) PRINCE2
4 10 (7.63%) ITIL
5 7 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (5.34%) ITIL V3
6 6 (4.58%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (3.82%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.82%) Data Modelling
7 5 (3.82%) Network Planning
7 5 (3.82%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.82%) Validation
8 4 (3.05%) Business Development
8 4 (3.05%) Change Control
8 4 (3.05%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (3.05%) Migration
8 4 (3.05%) Service Management
8 4 (3.05%) Statistics
8 4 (3.05%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.05%) SQL
2 3 (2.29%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.53%) Python
3 2 (1.53%) VB
4 1 (0.76%) ABAP
4 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.76%) C-shell
4 1 (0.76%) Java
4 1 (0.76%) Korn
4 1 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (29.77%) Degree
2 5 (3.82%) PMI Certification
2 5 (3.82%) PMP
3 4 (3.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.53%) CCIE
5 2 (1.53%) CCNP
6 1 (0.76%) CCNA
6 1 (0.76%) CCSA
6 1 (0.76%) CCSE
6 1 (0.76%) CISM
6 1 (0.76%) CRISC
6 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) QA
2 8 (6.11%) PMO
3 4 (3.05%) SLA
4 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.76%) GDPR
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.76%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) MOM
2 1 (0.76%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (0.76%) Ansible
2 1 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 41 (31.30%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.98%) Remedy
3 9 (6.87%) Ericsson
4 8 (6.11%) Huawei
4 8 (6.11%) Nokia
5 6 (4.58%) Amdocs
6 5 (3.82%) VMware
7 4 (3.05%) Cisco
7 4 (3.05%) Oracle
7 4 (3.05%) SAP
8 3 (2.29%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.53%) Adobe
9 2 (1.53%) BMC
10 1 (0.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (0.76%) Citrix
10 1 (0.76%) Dell
10 1 (0.76%) HP
10 1 (0.76%) Juniper
10 1 (0.76%) Siemens
10 1 (0.76%) Sybase