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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 18 30 4
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -26
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 57 26 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.67% 4.88% 15.11%
As % of the General category 16.86% 12.38% 34.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 39
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £284 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-45.07% +14.51%
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
338 210 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 45.49% 39.40% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 103 199
Average daily rate £391 £400 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £237 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £32.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.68% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +9 28 £450 -10.00% 4
Watford -5 3 - -
Stevenage -2 2 - - 1
St Albans - 2 - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 46 (47.42%) Security Cleared
2 42 (43.30%) SC Cleared
3 29 (29.90%) Finance
4 11 (11.34%) Retail
4 11 (11.34%) SQL
5 10 (10.31%) ITIL
5 10 (10.31%) PRINCE2
5 10 (10.31%) Project Management
6 8 (8.25%) Oracle
7 7 (7.22%) Business Objects
7 7 (7.22%) Windows
7 7 (7.22%) Cisco
7 7 (7.22%) Risk Management
7 7 (7.22%) Internet
7 7 (7.22%) 4G
7 7 (7.22%) Mobile App
8 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
8 6 (6.19%) ETL
8 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
9 5 (5.15%) Web Services
9 5 (5.15%) GPRS
9 5 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (5.15%) UMTS
9 5 (5.15%) HP
9 5 (5.15%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.15%) DV Cleared
9 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (5.15%) LTE
9 5 (5.15%) Marketing
9 5 (5.15%) Business Development

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (3.09%) IBM Notes
1 3 (3.09%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.06%) IIS
3 1 (1.03%) CMS
3 1 (1.03%) Apache
3 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) MS Project
3 2 (2.06%) MS Office
3 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.03%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) Internet
1 7 (7.22%) 4G
2 5 (5.15%) LTE
2 5 (5.15%) GPRS
2 5 (5.15%) UMTS
3 4 (4.12%) VPN
3 4 (4.12%) 3G
4 3 (3.09%) 3GPP
4 3 (3.09%) WLAN
5 2 (2.06%) WAN
5 2 (2.06%) LAN
5 2 (2.06%) DHCP
5 2 (2.06%) DNS
5 2 (2.06%) Firewall
5 2 (2.06%) 2G
5 2 (2.06%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.06%) GGSN
5 2 (2.06%) SGSN
5 2 (2.06%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.03%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.09%) MySQL
4 2 (2.06%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.03%) DB2
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Ant
1 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.03%) Subversion
1 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (29.90%) Finance
2 11 (11.34%) Retail
3 5 (5.15%) Marketing
4 4 (4.12%) Billing
4 4 (4.12%) Law
5 2 (2.06%) Legal
5 2 (2.06%) Back Office
5 2 (2.06%) German Language
6 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.03%) Electronics
6 1 (1.03%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.03%) Publishing
6 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (9.28%) Developer
1 9 (9.28%) Consultant
2 8 (8.25%) Analyst
3 6 (6.19%) Project Manager
4 5 (5.15%) Architect
5 4 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (4.12%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (4.12%) PHP Developer
5 4 (4.12%) Transition Manager
5 4 (4.12%) Senior Architect
6 3 (3.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 3 (3.09%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 3 (3.09%) Telecoms Engineer
6 3 (3.09%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (3.09%) Senior Manager
6 3 (3.09%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.09%) Test Manager
6 3 (3.09%) Applications Support
6 3 (3.09%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.06%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) Web Services
2 4 (4.12%) HTML
3 3 (3.09%) .NET
3 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.09%) CSS
3 3 (3.09%) Ajax
3 3 (3.09%) SOAP
4 2 (2.06%) jQuery
4 2 (2.06%) REST
4 2 (2.06%) XML
5 1 (1.03%) WAP
5 1 (1.03%) SyncML
5 1 (1.03%) Spring
5 1 (1.03%) JSP
5 1 (1.03%) XMPP
5 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.03%) JSON
5 1 (1.03%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.03%) Symfony
5 1 (1.03%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.12%) Statistics
3 3 (3.09%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.09%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.06%) Clustering
5 1 (1.03%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.03%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.03%) DTV
5 1 (1.03%) PMI
5 1 (1.03%) RIA
5 1 (1.03%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.22%) Windows
2 4 (4.12%) UNIX
3 2 (2.06%) Windows 2000
3 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.03%) bada
4 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.03%) HPUX
4 1 (1.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.31%) ITIL
1 10 (10.31%) PRINCE2
1 10 (10.31%) Project Management
2 7 (7.22%) Risk Management
3 6 (6.19%) ETL
4 5 (5.15%) Data Analysis
4 5 (5.15%) Business Development
5 4 (4.12%) Resource Management
5 4 (4.12%) Change Control
5 4 (4.12%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (4.12%) Migration
5 4 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.12%) E-Commerce
5 4 (4.12%) Service Management
5 4 (4.12%) Change Management
6 3 (3.09%) Scrum
6 3 (3.09%) Programme Management
6 3 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.09%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.34%) SQL
2 4 (4.12%) PHP
3 3 (3.09%) C#
3 3 (3.09%) Java
3 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.03%) PHP5
4 1 (1.03%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 46 (47.42%) Security Cleared
2 42 (43.30%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.15%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.12%) Degree
5 2 (2.06%) CCNA
5 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.03%) HND
6 1 (1.03%) PMP
6 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) SLA
1 4 (4.12%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.06%) VMware ESX
1 2 (2.06%) vSphere
1 2 (2.06%) vCloud
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.06%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.03%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (8.25%) Oracle
2 7 (7.22%) Business Objects
2 7 (7.22%) Cisco
3 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.15%) HP
5 3 (3.09%) Lotus
5 3 (3.09%) SAP
6 2 (2.06%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.06%) Citrix
6 2 (2.06%) VMware
6 2 (2.06%) Agilent
6 2 (2.06%) Symantec
6 2 (2.06%) Sophos
6 2 (2.06%) Veritas
6 2 (2.06%) Acronis
7 1 (1.03%) SolidWorks
7 1 (1.03%) Zend
7 1 (1.03%) Veeam
7 1 (1.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.03%) Mitel