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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 20 17 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 60 31 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.00% 6.49% 17.73%
As % of the General category 15.23% 16.76% 36.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 40
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£450 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £279 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £607 £508 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +18.33%
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
394 185 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 45.97% 38.70% 48.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 83 200
Average daily rate £391 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.68% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £229 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £50.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -31.03%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +4 34 £450 -10.00% 2
Watford -4 4 - - 3
St Albans +1 3 - -
Stevenage -1 2 - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £400 - 1
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 56 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 52 (49.52%) SC Cleared
3 28 (26.67%) Finance
4 17 (16.19%) Windows
5 14 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 13 (12.38%) SQL
7 12 (11.43%) Oracle
7 12 (11.43%) PRINCE2
7 12 (11.43%) Project Management
8 10 (9.52%) NetBackup
8 10 (9.52%) Backup Exec
9 9 (8.57%) Cisco
9 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
9 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
10 8 (7.62%) HPUX
10 8 (7.62%) ITIL
10 8 (7.62%) Retail
10 8 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (6.67%) SAN
11 7 (6.67%) HP
11 7 (6.67%) Web Services
11 7 (6.67%) UNIX
12 6 (5.71%) Client/Server
12 6 (5.71%) Internet
12 6 (5.71%) Blackberry
12 6 (5.71%) Firewall
12 6 (5.71%) Project Planning
12 6 (5.71%) Mobile App
12 6 (5.71%) Oracle Database
13 5 (4.76%) Performance Tuning

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 5 (4.76%) IIS
2 3 (2.86%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.86%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (1.90%) CMS
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 14 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.86%) MS Project
3 2 (1.90%) MS Office
3 2 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.95%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) SAN
2 6 (5.71%) Internet
2 6 (5.71%) Firewall
3 5 (4.76%) 4G
3 5 (4.76%) GPRS
3 5 (4.76%) DNS
3 5 (4.76%) DHCP
4 4 (3.81%) VPN
4 4 (3.81%) UMTS
4 4 (3.81%) LTE
5 3 (2.86%) 3GPP
6 2 (1.90%) WLAN
6 2 (1.90%) WAN
6 2 (1.90%) 3G
6 2 (1.90%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.90%) GGSN
6 2 (1.90%) SGSN
7 1 (0.95%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.95%) 2G
7 1 (0.95%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (3.81%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.90%) MySQL
6 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.95%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.95%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) PVCS
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (1.90%) JDeveloper
1 2 (1.90%) Toad
1 2 (1.90%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.95%) LoadRunner
General
1 28 (26.67%) Finance
2 8 (7.62%) Retail
3 4 (3.81%) Law
3 4 (3.81%) Billing
3 4 (3.81%) Marketing
4 2 (1.90%) Back Office
4 2 (1.90%) German Language
5 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.95%) Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Electronics
5 1 (0.95%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (11.43%) Developer
2 8 (7.62%) Consultant
3 7 (6.67%) Analyst
3 7 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 5 (4.76%) Backup Engineer
4 5 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (3.81%) Architect
5 4 (3.81%) Test Analyst
5 4 (3.81%) Applications Support
5 4 (3.81%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (3.81%) PHP Developer
5 4 (3.81%) Telecoms Engineer
5 4 (3.81%) Senior Architect
6 3 (2.86%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 3 (2.86%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (2.86%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (2.86%) Test Engineer
6 3 (2.86%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 3 (2.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.67%) Web Services
2 4 (3.81%) XML
3 3 (2.86%) REST
3 3 (2.86%) .NET
3 3 (2.86%) HTML
3 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.90%) CSS
4 2 (1.90%) SOAP
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (1.90%) jQuery
4 2 (1.90%) Ajax
5 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.95%) Kendo UI
5 1 (0.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (0.95%) Laravel
5 1 (0.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.95%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Client/Server
1 6 (5.71%) Blackberry
1 6 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.76%) IBM XIV
2 5 (4.76%) Clustering
3 4 (3.81%) Statistics
4 3 (2.86%) HP Superdome
5 1 (0.95%) User Experience
5 1 (0.95%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.95%) RIA
5 1 (0.95%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) PMI
5 1 (0.95%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.19%) Windows
2 8 (7.62%) HPUX
3 7 (6.67%) UNIX
4 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.76%) Linux
4 5 (4.76%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.95%) bada
6 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.43%) PRINCE2
1 12 (11.43%) Project Management
2 8 (7.62%) ITIL
3 6 (5.71%) Project Planning
4 5 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (4.76%) Business Development
4 5 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 5 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (4.76%) ETL
5 4 (3.81%) Scrum
5 4 (3.81%) Programme Management
5 4 (3.81%) Resource Management
5 4 (3.81%) Change Control
5 4 (3.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (3.81%) Software Deployment
6 3 (2.86%) Dependency Management
6 3 (2.86%) Network Architecture
6 3 (2.86%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.38%) SQL
2 5 (4.76%) Java
3 4 (3.81%) PHP
4 3 (2.86%) C#
5 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.95%) Erlang
6 1 (0.95%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 56 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 52 (49.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) CCNA
3 4 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.81%) Degree
4 1 (0.95%) PMP
4 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.95%) CCIE
4 1 (0.95%) CCNP
4 1 (0.95%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) SLA
2 2 (1.90%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) vCloud
1 5 (4.76%) vSphere
1 5 (4.76%) VMware ESX
1 5 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 10 (9.52%) NetBackup
1 10 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.81%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (11.43%) Oracle
2 9 (8.57%) Cisco
2 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.67%) HP
4 5 (4.76%) Acronis
4 5 (4.76%) Brocade
4 5 (4.76%) VMware
4 5 (4.76%) Symantec
4 5 (4.76%) Sophos
4 5 (4.76%) Veritas
4 5 (4.76%) Citrix
4 5 (4.76%) IBM
4 5 (4.76%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.86%) Lotus
6 2 (1.90%) SAP
6 2 (1.90%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.90%) Serena
6 2 (1.90%) Agilent
7 1 (0.95%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (0.95%) Huawei
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