Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 148 196 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 10.87% 15.73% 12.69%
As % of the General category 30.90% 35.77% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 75 108
Reading median daily rate £400 £388 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -4.02% +15.36%
10th Percentile £135 £176 £228
90th Percentile £478 £548 £573
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Reading median hourly rate £23.75 £11.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.91% -75.56% -
10th Percentile £13.14 £10.50 £42.50
90th Percentile £54.80 £11.50 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +62.96% +8.00% +13.64%

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 479 548 695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 35.19% 43.98% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 259 317
Reading median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £250 £234 £195
90th Percentile £588 £588 £543
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 15
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 £12.69 £12.25 £9.65
90th Percentile £46.50 £20.00 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +70.49% -7.58% +0.76%

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 22 June 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 22 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 38 (25.68%) Degree
2 30 (20.27%) Cloud Computing
3 29 (19.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 26 (17.57%) Customer-Centricity
5 25 (16.89%) Project Management
6 22 (14.86%) Microsoft
6 22 (14.86%) Finance
7 20 (13.51%) Mandarin Language
8 19 (12.84%) Microsoft Office
9 18 (12.16%) ITIL
9 18 (12.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 17 (11.49%) Computer Science
10 17 (11.49%) Customer Requirements
11 16 (10.81%) Marketing
12 13 (8.78%) PMI
12 13 (8.78%) PMI Certification
12 13 (8.78%) Self-Motivation
13 12 (8.11%) Data Centre
13 12 (8.11%) C
13 12 (8.11%) Project Planning
14 11 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (7.43%) MS Visio
14 11 (7.43%) Firewall
14 11 (7.43%) Data Centre Operations
14 11 (7.43%) Market Research
15 10 (6.76%) Radio Access Network
15 10 (6.76%) PMP
15 10 (6.76%) Linux
15 10 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (6.76%) Workflow

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 2 (1.35%) OpenStack
1 2 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (1.35%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (19.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (12.84%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (12.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (7.43%) MS Visio
5 5 (3.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (3.38%) Photoshop
6 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.68%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 30 (20.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.43%) Firewall
2 10 (6.76%) Radio Access Network
3 9 (6.08%) LTE
4 7 (4.73%) Wireless
5 6 (4.05%) 3GPP
5 6 (4.05%) LAN
5 6 (4.05%) WAN
6 5 (3.38%) 3G
6 5 (3.38%) Ethernet
6 5 (3.38%) MPLS
6 5 (3.38%) VoIP
6 5 (3.38%) VoLTE
7 4 (2.70%) VPN
7 4 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.03%) DNS
8 3 (2.03%) OSPF
8 3 (2.03%) SNMP
8 3 (2.03%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.03%) Wireshark
8 3 (2.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.05%) Power BI
2 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.68%) Big Data
3 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.68%) MySQL
3 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.68%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (14.86%) Finance
2 20 (13.51%) Mandarin Language
3 16 (10.81%) Marketing
4 8 (5.41%) Electronics
5 7 (4.73%) Advertising
6 6 (4.05%) Billing
6 6 (4.05%) Multimedia
7 3 (2.03%) Legal
7 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.35%) Back Office
8 2 (1.35%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (1.35%) Front Office
8 2 (1.35%) Retail
9 1 (0.68%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 12 (8.11%) Architect
1 12 (8.11%) Project Manager
2 11 (7.43%) Project Engineer
3 10 (6.76%) Data Centre Engineer
3 10 (6.76%) Network Engineer
4 8 (5.41%) Project Assistant
5 7 (4.73%) Coordinator
5 7 (4.73%) IT Engineer
5 7 (4.73%) Telecoms Manager
6 6 (4.05%) Telecoms Engineer
7 5 (3.38%) Consultant
7 5 (3.38%) Junior
7 5 (3.38%) Support Engineer
7 5 (3.38%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (2.70%) Designer
8 4 (2.70%) Marketing Assistant
8 4 (2.70%) Network Systems Engineer
8 4 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (2.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.03%) REST
1 3 (2.03%) Web Services
2 2 (1.35%) J2EE
2 2 (1.35%) Middleware
2 2 (1.35%) SOAP
2 2 (1.35%) Spring
2 2 (1.35%) Spring Boot
3 1 (0.68%) LDAP
3 1 (0.68%) OAuth
3 1 (0.68%) OpenID
3 1 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.49%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.78%) PMI
2 13 (8.78%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.08%) Social Media
5 8 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.05%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.70%) User Experience
8 3 (2.03%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.35%) CCTV
9 2 (1.35%) FMCG
9 2 (1.35%) Renewable Energy
9 2 (1.35%) Robotics
9 2 (1.35%) Video Editing
9 2 (1.35%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.68%) Clustering
10 1 (0.68%) CMDB
10 1 (0.68%) IPTV
10 1 (0.68%) IVR
10 1 (0.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.76%) Linux
2 5 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (3.38%) Windows
3 4 (2.70%) Unix
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.68%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.57%) Customer-Centricity
2 25 (16.89%) Project Management
3 18 (12.16%) ITIL
4 17 (11.49%) Customer Requirements
5 12 (8.11%) Project Planning
6 11 (7.43%) Data Centre Operations
6 11 (7.43%) Market Research
6 11 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.76%) Workflow
8 9 (6.08%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (6.08%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (5.41%) Migration
10 7 (4.73%) Change Control
10 7 (4.73%) Infographics
10 7 (4.73%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.73%) Service Management
11 5 (3.38%) Marketing Strategy
11 5 (3.38%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.11%) C
2 6 (4.05%) Java
2 6 (4.05%) SQL
2 6 (4.05%) VBA
3 4 (2.70%) Python
3 4 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (25.68%) Degree
2 13 (8.78%) PMI Certification
3 10 (6.76%) PMP
4 7 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.38%) CCNP
6 3 (2.03%) CCNA
7 2 (1.35%) CCDA
7 2 (1.35%) CCVP
7 2 (1.35%) CWNA
7 2 (1.35%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.68%) HNC
8 1 (0.68%) ISEB
8 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.68%) MCDST
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.68%) MOS
8 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) SLA
2 3 (2.03%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) GDPR
3 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.03%) Docker
1 3 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.68%) Ansible
2 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.08%) Remedy
3 8 (5.41%) Cisco
4 6 (4.05%) Facebook
4 6 (4.05%) HP
4 6 (4.05%) TIBCO
4 6 (4.05%) Twitter
5 5 (3.38%) BT
5 5 (3.38%) Huawei
5 5 (3.38%) Oracle
5 5 (3.38%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.70%) GENBAND
7 3 (2.03%) Ericsson
7 3 (2.03%) SAP
7 3 (2.03%) VMware
8 2 (1.35%) Avaya
8 2 (1.35%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.35%) Juniper
8 2 (1.35%) Nokia
8 2 (1.35%) Nortel