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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 2 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 82 111 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 14.21% 12.66% 14.54%
As % of the General category 32.28% 33.43% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 26
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £228 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £386 £365
% change year-on-year +0.97% +5.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +29.03%  

Telecoms is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 254 332 318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 44.02% 37.86% 38.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 269 181
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.61 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.98% +40.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.76 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 55 (28.50%) ITIL
2 54 (27.98%) Microsoft
3 40 (20.73%) Project Management
4 32 (16.58%) ITIL V3
5 31 (16.06%) LTE
6 29 (15.03%) Remedy
7 28 (14.51%) PRINCE2
7 28 (14.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 27 (13.99%) Microsoft Project
8 27 (13.99%) Microsoft Office
9 24 (12.44%) 3G
10 22 (11.40%) Management Information System
10 22 (11.40%) Degree
11 21 (10.88%) 4G
11 21 (10.88%) Cisco
11 21 (10.88%) Microsoft Excel
12 20 (10.36%) VoLTE
12 20 (10.36%) Marketing
13 19 (9.84%) Radio Access Network
13 19 (9.84%) SLA
13 19 (9.84%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (8.81%) Migration
14 17 (8.81%) Billing
15 16 (8.29%) Finance
15 16 (8.29%) CCNP
15 16 (8.29%) Linux
16 13 (6.74%) Back Office
16 13 (6.74%) Ericsson
16 13 (6.74%) Presales
16 13 (6.74%) Customer Requirements

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 (2.59%) Apache
1 5 (2.59%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.07%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (14.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 27 (13.99%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (13.99%) Microsoft Project
3 21 (10.88%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.52%) Maya
5 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.07%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.52%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.04%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (16.06%) LTE
2 24 (12.44%) 3G
3 21 (10.88%) 4G
4 20 (10.36%) VoLTE
5 19 (9.84%) Radio Access Network
6 11 (5.70%) Firewall
6 11 (5.70%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (5.18%) Diameter Protocol
7 10 (5.18%) VoIP
8 9 (4.66%) 2G
9 8 (4.15%) Unified Communications
10 7 (3.63%) BGP
10 7 (3.63%) OSPF
10 7 (3.63%) SIGTRAN
10 7 (3.63%) TCP/IP
10 7 (3.63%) VPN
11 6 (3.11%) IPv6
11 6 (3.11%) MPLS
11 6 (3.11%) Multicast
11 6 (3.11%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.15%) Big Data
2 6 (3.11%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.59%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.55%) HBase
5 2 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.04%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.04%) MS Access
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.04%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.52%) DataStax
6 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.52%) Power BI
6 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Android Studio
1 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.52%) JUnit
1 1 (0.52%) Maven
1 1 (0.52%) SoapUI
1 1 (0.52%) Xcode
1 1 (0.52%) XMLSpy
General
1 20 (10.36%) Marketing
2 17 (8.81%) Billing
3 16 (8.29%) Finance
4 13 (6.74%) Back Office
5 11 (5.70%) Mandarin Language
6 6 (3.11%) Electronics
7 5 (2.59%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.07%) Retail
9 3 (1.55%) Banking
10 2 (1.04%) Advertising
10 2 (1.04%) Front Office
10 2 (1.04%) Legal
11 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (15.54%) Project Manager
2 17 (8.81%) Network Engineer
3 15 (7.77%) Consultant
3 15 (7.77%) Junior
4 14 (7.25%) Service Manager
4 14 (7.25%) Telecoms Engineer
5 11 (5.70%) Telecoms Manager
6 10 (5.18%) Architect
6 10 (5.18%) Voice Project Manager
7 9 (4.66%) Back Office Engineer
7 9 (4.66%) Test Engineer
8 8 (4.15%) Analyst
8 8 (4.15%) Project Assistant
9 7 (3.63%) Developer
9 7 (3.63%) Senior Manager
10 6 (3.11%) Coordinator
10 6 (3.11%) Design Engineer
10 6 (3.11%) IP Engineer
10 6 (3.11%) Service Analyst
11 5 (2.59%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.11%) SOAP
2 5 (2.59%) J2EE
2 5 (2.59%) Spring
3 4 (2.07%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (2.07%) XML
4 2 (1.04%) CORBA
4 2 (1.04%) SPML
5 1 (0.52%) Ajax
5 1 (0.52%) Apache FOP
5 1 (0.52%) Google Maps API
5 1 (0.52%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.52%) JSP
5 1 (0.52%) Kafka
5 1 (0.52%) Middleware
5 1 (0.52%) REST
5 1 (0.52%) Struts
5 1 (0.52%) Web Services
5 1 (0.52%) WSDL
5 1 (0.52%) XSD
5 1 (0.52%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.40%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.59%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.07%) Internet of Things
4 4 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (2.07%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.55%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.04%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.04%) IVR
6 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.04%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.52%) CMDB
7 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.52%) PKI
7 1 (0.52%) PMI
7 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Replication
7 1 (0.52%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.29%) Linux
2 10 (5.18%) Unix
2 10 (5.18%) Windows
3 1 (0.52%) Android
3 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (28.50%) ITIL
2 40 (20.73%) Project Management
3 32 (16.58%) ITIL V3
4 28 (14.51%) PRINCE2
5 17 (8.81%) Migration
6 13 (6.74%) Customer Requirements
6 13 (6.74%) Presales
7 11 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (5.70%) Network Design
8 10 (5.18%) Service Management
9 9 (4.66%) Service Delivery
9 9 (4.66%) Validation
10 8 (4.15%) CRM
10 8 (4.15%) Process Improvement
11 7 (3.63%) Performance Management
11 7 (3.63%) Programme Management
11 7 (3.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (3.11%) Incident Management
13 5 (2.59%) Business Analysis
13 5 (2.59%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.22%) Java
2 11 (5.70%) SQL
3 6 (3.11%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.55%) Python
4 3 (1.55%) Scala
5 2 (1.04%) Perl
5 2 (1.04%) VBA
6 1 (0.52%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.52%) Java 9
6 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.52%) PHP
6 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (11.40%) Degree
2 19 (9.84%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (8.29%) CCNP
4 12 (6.22%) CCIE
5 10 (5.18%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (4.66%) CCNA
7 8 (4.15%) CCIP
8 4 (2.07%) HND
9 3 (1.55%) HNC
9 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.04%) CCENT
10 2 (1.04%) CIPD
11 1 (0.52%) APMP
11 1 (0.52%) CCVP
11 1 (0.52%) CISA
11 1 (0.52%) CISM
11 1 (0.52%) ECDL
11 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.84%) SLA
2 3 (1.55%) PMO
3 2 (1.04%) NEBOSH
3 2 (1.04%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.52%) Firmware
3 1 (0.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (4.15%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (3.63%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (2.59%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.04%) Nagios
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.52%) SCCM
5 1 (0.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 54 (27.98%) Microsoft
2 29 (15.03%) Remedy
3 21 (10.88%) Cisco
4 13 (6.74%) Ericsson
5 12 (6.22%) Huawei
6 10 (5.18%) Oracle
7 9 (4.66%) Nokia
8 7 (3.63%) SAP
9 6 (3.11%) VMware
10 3 (1.55%) Adobe
10 3 (1.55%) IBM
11 2 (1.04%) Juniper
11 2 (1.04%) Nokia Networks
11 2 (1.04%) Samsung
11 2 (1.04%) Tableau
11 2 (1.04%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.52%) BT
12 1 (0.52%) Cadence
12 1 (0.52%) Lancope
12 1 (0.52%) Virgin Media
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