The 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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 30 21 7
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 34 57 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.96% 8.92% 15.07%
As % of the General category 12.64% 21.67% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 30
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£338 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +54.28%
Telecoms
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

General Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
269 263 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 39.27% 41.16% 46.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 122 195
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 25
Average hourly rate £21.47 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £34.60 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 11 £120 - 3
Watford +5 7 £325 -13.33%
Welwyn Garden City - 4 - -
Borehamwood -1 1 - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 37 (38.14%) SC Cleared
1 37 (38.14%) Security Cleared
2 24 (24.74%) Windows
3 20 (20.62%) MS Excel
4 18 (18.56%) SQL
5 17 (17.53%) Microsoft
6 16 (16.49%) Oracle
7 14 (14.43%) Retail
8 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (12.37%) Finance
9 11 (11.34%) Oracle Database
10 10 (10.31%) NetBackup
10 10 (10.31%) Backup Exec
10 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (10.31%) SQL Server
10 10 (10.31%) .NET
10 10 (10.31%) C#
10 10 (10.31%) Web Services
10 10 (10.31%) PRINCE2
10 10 (10.31%) Cisco
11 9 (9.28%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (9.28%) SQL Server 2000
11 9 (9.28%) UNIX
11 9 (9.28%) ITIL
11 9 (9.28%) Firewall
12 8 (8.25%) MS Office
12 8 (8.25%) HPUX
12 8 (8.25%) Project Management
12 8 (8.25%) SAN
12 8 (8.25%) Performance Tuning

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 5 (5.15%) IIS
1 5 (5.15%) MS Exchange
1 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle 10gAS
2 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.06%) CMS
4 1 (1.03%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (20.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.25%) MS Office
3 5 (5.15%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.09%) MS Project
5 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) Firewall
2 8 (8.25%) SAN
2 8 (8.25%) 4G
3 5 (5.15%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (5.15%) 2G
3 5 (5.15%) Internet
3 5 (5.15%) 3G
3 5 (5.15%) DNS
3 5 (5.15%) WAN
3 5 (5.15%) DHCP
4 4 (4.12%) FTP
4 4 (4.12%) LAN
4 4 (4.12%) LTE
5 3 (3.09%) GPRS
5 3 (3.09%) VPN
5 3 (3.09%) 3GPP
5 3 (3.09%) VoIP
5 3 (3.09%) Wireless
6 2 (2.06%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.03%) Ethereal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) Oracle Database
2 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (10.31%) SQL Server
3 9 (9.28%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.12%) DTS
4 4 (4.12%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.06%) MySQL
6 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.09%) PVCS
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.09%) Toad
2 3 (3.09%) JDeveloper
2 3 (3.09%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.03%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (14.43%) Retail
2 12 (12.37%) Finance
3 4 (4.12%) Law
4 2 (2.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Billing
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (18.56%) Developer
2 7 (7.22%) Analyst
3 6 (6.19%) Software Developer
3 6 (6.19%) Project Manager
3 6 (6.19%) Telecoms Engineer
4 5 (5.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (5.15%) Backup Engineer
4 5 (5.15%) Graduate
4 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (4.12%) PHP Developer
6 3 (3.09%) Support Manager
6 3 (3.09%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (3.09%) Administrator
6 3 (3.09%) Incident Manager
6 3 (3.09%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (3.09%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.09%) Senior Manager
6 3 (3.09%) Test Analyst
7 2 (2.06%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) .NET
1 10 (10.31%) Web Services
2 7 (7.22%) XML
3 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.15%) HTML
3 5 (5.15%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.12%) WinForms
4 4 (4.12%) DHTML
4 4 (4.12%) ADO.NET
4 4 (4.12%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle ADF
5 3 (3.09%) Ajax
5 3 (3.09%) jQuery
6 2 (2.06%) REST
7 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (1.03%) Laravel
7 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.03%) Kendo UI
7 1 (1.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.03%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.15%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.15%) Clustering
2 5 (5.15%) IBM XIV
3 3 (3.09%) HP Superdome
3 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.09%) Statistics
4 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.06%) NHS
4 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.03%) User Experience
5 1 (1.03%) Social Media
5 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.03%) PMI
5 1 (1.03%) CMDB
5 1 (1.03%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.74%) Windows
2 9 (9.28%) UNIX
3 8 (8.25%) HPUX
4 7 (7.22%) Linux
4 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.15%) Windows 2000
6 3 (3.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (10.31%) PRINCE2
3 9 (9.28%) ITIL
4 8 (8.25%) Project Management
4 8 (8.25%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (7.22%) Change Management
5 7 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (7.22%) Scrum
6 6 (6.19%) E-Commerce
6 6 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (6.19%) Project Planning
7 5 (5.15%) Performance Management
7 5 (5.15%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.15%) MVC
7 5 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.12%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.12%) Validation
8 4 (4.12%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.12%) Database Tuning
8 4 (4.12%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.56%) SQL
2 10 (10.31%) C#
3 6 (6.19%) VBScript
4 5 (5.15%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.12%) C++
5 4 (4.12%) Java
5 4 (4.12%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.12%) PHP
5 4 (4.12%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.09%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.06%) Perl
8 1 (1.03%) PHP5
8 1 (1.03%) Erlang
8 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (38.14%) SC Cleared
1 37 (38.14%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.28%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.22%) CCNA
4 5 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.12%) CCNP
6 3 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.09%) Degree
7 2 (2.06%) PMP
7 2 (2.06%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.06%) CCIE
8 1 (1.03%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.15%) VMware ESX
1 5 (5.15%) vSphere
1 5 (5.15%) vCloud
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (10.31%) NetBackup
1 10 (10.31%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (4.12%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (17.53%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.49%) Oracle
3 10 (10.31%) Cisco
4 5 (5.15%) IBM
4 5 (5.15%) HP
4 5 (5.15%) Citrix
4 5 (5.15%) Veritas
4 5 (5.15%) Symantec
4 5 (5.15%) Sophos
4 5 (5.15%) VMware
4 5 (5.15%) Brocade
4 5 (5.15%) Acronis
5 3 (3.09%) Serena
5 3 (3.09%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.06%) F5
6 2 (2.06%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.06%) McAfee
6 2 (2.06%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.03%) Huawei
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