Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 -1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 127 239 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 9.80% 17.34% 11.94%
As % of the General category 28.67% 40.44% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 79 112
Reading median daily rate £388 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £100 £147 £250
90th Percentile £550 £520 £573
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £10.79 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.15% -64.90% +10.49%
10th Percentile £11.07 £10.31 £18.43
90th Percentile £51.40 £11.44 £44.48
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.75 £13.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -70.00% +131.78%

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 443 591 655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 34.18% 42.89% 33.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 260 290
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £220 £215 £195
90th Percentile £578 £582 £570
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 12
Reading median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -7.69% -32.05%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.48 £10.79
90th Percentile £44.50 £20.73 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £16.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +22.73% -12.00% +14.50%

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 23 April 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 23 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 31 (24.41%) Cloud Computing
2 30 (23.62%) Mandarin Language
2 30 (23.62%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (22.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 29 (22.83%) Customer-Centricity
4 28 (22.05%) Degree
4 28 (22.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 28 (22.05%) Microsoft
5 25 (19.69%) Finance
6 23 (18.11%) Self-Motivation
7 21 (16.54%) Marketing
8 16 (12.60%) Project Management
9 14 (11.02%) Workflow
10 12 (9.45%) Linux
10 12 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (9.45%) Social Media
11 10 (7.87%) ITIL
12 9 (7.09%) PRINCE2
12 9 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (7.09%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (7.09%) Infographics
13 8 (6.30%) Customer Requirements
13 8 (6.30%) Project Planning
13 8 (6.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (6.30%) Adobe Illustrator
13 8 (6.30%) Electronics
13 8 (6.30%) Photoshop
13 8 (6.30%) Windows
13 8 (6.30%) PMI Certification

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 (3.94%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.79%) Apache
2 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 30 (23.62%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (22.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 28 (22.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (6.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (6.30%) Photoshop
5 6 (4.72%) MS Visio
6 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (1.57%) InDesign
8 1 (0.79%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Maximo
1 1 (0.79%) SAP FI-GL
1 1 (0.79%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 31 (24.41%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.79%) IaaS
3 1 (0.79%) PaaS
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.72%) Firewall
2 5 (3.94%) 3GPP
2 5 (3.94%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (3.15%) VoLTE
4 3 (2.36%) 3G
4 3 (2.36%) LAN
4 3 (2.36%) WAN
4 3 (2.36%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.57%) 4G
5 2 (1.57%) Broadband
5 2 (1.57%) LTE
5 2 (1.57%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.57%) VPN
5 2 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.57%) Wireless
6 1 (0.79%) HSRP
6 1 (0.79%) Intelligent Network
6 1 (0.79%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.79%) VoWiFi
6 1 (0.79%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.36%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database
1 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (2.36%) Power BI
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.79%) Big Data
3 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.79%) MySQL
3 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) LSMW
General
1 30 (23.62%) Mandarin Language
2 25 (19.69%) Finance
3 21 (16.54%) Marketing
4 8 (6.30%) Electronics
5 7 (5.51%) Multimedia
6 6 (4.72%) Advertising
6 6 (4.72%) Billing
6 6 (4.72%) Manufacturing
7 5 (3.94%) Legal
8 3 (2.36%) Banking
9 2 (1.57%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (1.57%) Military
9 2 (1.57%) Retail
10 1 (0.79%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.79%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (11.81%) Coordinator
2 12 (9.45%) Project Coordinator
2 12 (9.45%) Project Manager
3 10 (7.87%) Project Assistant
4 9 (7.09%) Architect
5 7 (5.51%) Network Engineer
5 7 (5.51%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.72%) Telecoms Engineer
7 5 (3.94%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (3.94%) Telecoms Manager
8 4 (3.15%) Administrator
8 4 (3.15%) Campaign Manager
8 4 (3.15%) Designer
8 4 (3.15%) IT Engineer
8 4 (3.15%) Junior
8 4 (3.15%) Marketing Assistant
8 4 (3.15%) Marketing Manager
8 4 (3.15%) Test Leader
9 3 (2.36%) Analyst
9 3 (2.36%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.57%) Middleware
1 2 (1.57%) REST
2 1 (0.79%) Spring
2 1 (0.79%) Spring Boot
2 1 (0.79%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.11%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (9.45%) Social Media
3 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.51%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.72%) PMI
6 5 (3.94%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.36%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (2.36%) Video Editing
9 2 (1.57%) CCTV
9 2 (1.57%) FMCG
9 2 (1.57%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.79%) Clustering
10 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.79%) IPTV
10 1 (0.79%) IVR
10 1 (0.79%) NHS
10 1 (0.79%) PKI
10 1 (0.79%) STB
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.45%) Linux
2 8 (6.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (6.30%) Windows
3 4 (3.15%) Unix
4 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.79%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.83%) Customer-Centricity
2 16 (12.60%) Project Management
3 14 (11.02%) Workflow
4 12 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (7.87%) ITIL
6 9 (7.09%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (7.09%) Infographics
6 9 (7.09%) PRINCE2
6 9 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.30%) Customer Requirements
7 8 (6.30%) Project Planning
8 7 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.94%) Marketing Strategy
10 5 (3.94%) Migration
10 5 (3.94%) Pay per click
10 5 (3.94%) SEO
11 4 (3.15%) ITIL V3
11 4 (3.15%) Security Operations
11 4 (3.15%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.94%) Shell Script
2 4 (3.15%) SQL
3 3 (2.36%) VBA
4 2 (1.57%) Java
5 1 (0.79%) ABAP
5 1 (0.79%) C
5 1 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (22.05%) Degree
2 8 (6.30%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.94%) PMP
4 4 (3.15%) CCNP
4 4 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.57%) CWNA
5 2 (1.57%) JNCIP
5 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.79%) CCNA
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.79%) ISEB
6 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) SLA
2 2 (1.57%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.79%) GDPR
3 1 (0.79%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (3.94%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) HP ALM
1 3 (2.36%) MOM
2 1 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 28 (22.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.51%) Facebook
2 7 (5.51%) Remedy
2 7 (5.51%) Twitter
3 5 (3.94%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.94%) VMware
4 4 (3.15%) Cisco
4 4 (3.15%) HP
4 4 (3.15%) SAP
5 3 (2.36%) Huawei
5 3 (2.36%) Nokia
5 3 (2.36%) Oracle
5 3 (2.36%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.57%) Adobe
6 2 (1.57%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.79%) BT
7 1 (0.79%) Dell
7 1 (0.79%) Mercator
7 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.79%) Sybase