The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Hertfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 18 19 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 49 46 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.30% 7.52% 13.97%
As % of the General category 16.01% 17.23% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 39
Average daily rate
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£331 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.22% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £265 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £35.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-32.39% +10.93%
General Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
306 267 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 45.60% 43.63% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 133 185
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 23
Average hourly rate £16.75 £16.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -49.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.48 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Hertfordshire region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Hertfordshire region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +12 32 - - 1
Watford -4 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City -3 1 - - 2
St Albans - 1 - - 2
Stevenage - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Telecoms also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Telecoms.

1 41 (46.07%) Security Cleared
2 37 (41.57%) SC Cleared
3 25 (28.09%) Finance
4 13 (14.61%) ITIL
5 11 (12.36%) Cisco
6 9 (10.11%) Project Management
6 9 (10.11%) SQL
7 8 (8.99%) PRINCE2
7 8 (8.99%) Windows
7 8 (8.99%) Internet
7 8 (8.99%) Retail
8 7 (7.87%) Mobile App
9 6 (6.74%) 4G
9 6 (6.74%) LTE
9 6 (6.74%) HP
9 6 (6.74%) Oracle
9 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
9 6 (6.74%) Business Objects
9 6 (6.74%) UMTS
9 6 (6.74%) ETL
9 6 (6.74%) GPRS
10 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
10 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (5.62%) C#
10 5 (5.62%) HTML
10 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
10 5 (5.62%) .NET
10 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
10 5 (5.62%) DV Cleared
10 5 (5.62%) Degree

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Telecoms also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Telecoms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.49%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.37%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.12%) Apache
3 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.12%) IIS
3 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.12%) CMS
3 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.12%) MS Project
3 1 (1.12%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) Internet
2 6 (6.74%) 4G
2 6 (6.74%) LTE
2 6 (6.74%) UMTS
2 6 (6.74%) GPRS
3 4 (4.49%) VPN
4 3 (3.37%) DNS
4 3 (3.37%) 3GPP
4 3 (3.37%) WLAN
4 3 (3.37%) WAN
4 3 (3.37%) DHCP
4 3 (3.37%) LAN
4 3 (3.37%) 3G
5 2 (2.25%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (2.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.25%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.25%) GGSN
5 2 (2.25%) SGSN
5 2 (2.25%) SAN
5 2 (2.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.37%) MySQL
4 2 (2.25%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (2.25%) DB2
5 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.12%) Ant
1 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 25 (28.09%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Retail
3 4 (4.49%) Law
3 4 (4.49%) Billing
3 4 (4.49%) Marketing
4 2 (2.25%) Electronics
4 2 (2.25%) Legal
4 2 (2.25%) German Language
4 2 (2.25%) Back Office
5 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.12%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (12.36%) Consultant
2 8 (8.99%) Developer
2 8 (8.99%) Analyst
3 6 (6.74%) Architect
4 4 (4.49%) Senior Architect
4 4 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (4.49%) Test Engineer
4 4 (4.49%) .NET Developer
4 4 (4.49%) C# Developer
4 4 (4.49%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (4.49%) Transition Manager
4 4 (4.49%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (4.49%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 4 (4.49%) Project Manager
4 4 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (3.37%) Support Analyst
5 3 (3.37%) Test Manager
5 3 (3.37%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (2.25%) Backup Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) HTML
1 5 (5.62%) .NET
2 4 (4.49%) Ajax
2 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET
2 4 (4.49%) CSS
2 4 (4.49%) SOAP
3 3 (3.37%) XML
3 3 (3.37%) jQuery
4 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (2.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (2.25%) REST
4 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (2.25%) Kendo UI
4 2 (2.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.25%) JSON
4 2 (2.25%) Web Services
5 1 (1.12%) WAP
5 1 (1.12%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.49%) Statistics
2 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.37%) Clustering
4 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.25%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.25%) RIA
4 2 (2.25%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.12%) PMI
5 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.12%) DTV
5 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.12%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Windows
2 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.25%) UNIX
4 1 (1.12%) Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.12%) bada
4 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.61%) ITIL
2 9 (10.11%) Project Management
3 8 (8.99%) PRINCE2
4 6 (6.74%) ETL
5 5 (5.62%) Risk Management
6 4 (4.49%) Change Control
6 4 (4.49%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (4.49%) Migration
6 4 (4.49%) Programme Management
6 4 (4.49%) Data Analysis
6 4 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.49%) Business Development
6 4 (4.49%) Resource Management
6 4 (4.49%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.49%) MVC
6 4 (4.49%) CRM
7 3 (3.37%) E-Commerce
7 3 (3.37%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (3.37%) Change Management
7 3 (3.37%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.11%) SQL
2 5 (5.62%) C#
2 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.25%) Java
3 2 (2.25%) VB
4 1 (1.12%) VBA
4 1 (1.12%) VBScript
4 1 (1.12%) PHP
4 1 (1.12%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 41 (46.07%) Security Cleared
2 37 (41.57%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) Degree
4 4 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.25%) MCSE
6 1 (1.12%) HND
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.12%) ISEB
6 1 (1.12%) CCNA
6 1 (1.12%) PMP
6 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) QA
1 4 (4.49%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) XenApp
2 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.12%) vCloud
2 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.25%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.12%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) Cisco
2 6 (6.74%) HP
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle
2 6 (6.74%) Business Objects
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.49%) Lotus
5 3 (3.37%) IBM
5 3 (3.37%) SAP
6 2 (2.25%) Veeam
6 2 (2.25%) VMware
6 2 (2.25%) Agilent
6 2 (2.25%) Brocade
6 2 (2.25%) Juniper
6 2 (2.25%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.25%) EMC
6 2 (2.25%) Citrix
7 1 (1.12%) Symbian
7 1 (1.12%) Adobe
7 1 (1.12%) NetApp
7 1 (1.12%) Nokia
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