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 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 36 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 40 46 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.71% 6.84% 7.31%
As % of the General category 15.63% 15.13% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 9
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£325 £331 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +14.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £233 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £453 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.10 £24.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-41.25% -32.39%
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
256 304 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.15% 45.17% 43.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 147 132
Average daily rate £424 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.06% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 15
Average hourly rate £20.94 £16.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.98% +11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015. 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 -5 13 £350 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -4 7 - -
Watford +1 4 £300 -
Stevenage - 4 - - 2
Hitchin - 2 £310 -
Borehamwood - 1 - - 1
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 20 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 14 (18.42%) Finance
4 13 (17.11%) Security Cleared
4 13 (17.11%) Oracle
4 13 (17.11%) MS Office
5 11 (14.47%) Retail
5 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
6 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
6 9 (11.84%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (11.84%) ITIL
6 9 (11.84%) SQL
6 9 (11.84%) MS Visio
6 9 (11.84%) Cisco
7 8 (10.53%) UNIX
7 8 (10.53%) Windows
7 8 (10.53%) Linux
7 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 8 (10.53%) 3G
7 8 (10.53%) 2G
8 7 (9.21%) Manufacturing
8 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
8 7 (9.21%) LTE
8 7 (9.21%) Degree
8 7 (9.21%) Project Management
8 7 (9.21%) HTML
8 7 (9.21%) MySQL
8 7 (9.21%) XML
8 7 (9.21%) 4G

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (5.26%) JBoss
2 3 (3.95%) MQSeries
2 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.95%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 13 (17.11%) MS Office
3 9 (11.84%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) 3G
1 8 (10.53%) 2G
2 7 (9.21%) LTE
2 7 (9.21%) 4G
2 7 (9.21%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (5.26%) GSM
4 3 (3.95%) DNS
4 3 (3.95%) Internet
4 3 (3.95%) DVB
4 3 (3.95%) SS7
4 3 (3.95%) Telnet
4 3 (3.95%) Firewall
4 3 (3.95%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.63%) Wireless
5 2 (2.63%) SNMP
5 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.63%) LDAP
5 2 (2.63%) 3GPP
5 2 (2.63%) UMTS
5 2 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.21%) MySQL
3 5 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.63%) DB2
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.32%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (1.32%) Big Data
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.32%) dBASE
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) JIRA
2 3 (3.95%) Selenium
2 3 (3.95%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.95%) Ant
2 3 (3.95%) JUnit
3 1 (1.32%) Toad
General
1 14 (18.42%) Finance
2 11 (14.47%) Retail
3 7 (9.21%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.95%) Electronics
5 2 (2.63%) Marketing
6 1 (1.32%) Billing
6 1 (1.32%) Local Government
6 1 (1.32%) Publishing
6 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (23.68%) Analyst
2 11 (14.47%) Developer
3 7 (9.21%) Network Engineer
3 7 (9.21%) Business Analyst
3 7 (9.21%) Support Analyst
4 5 (6.58%) Administrator
4 5 (6.58%) Telephony Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Consultant
6 3 (3.95%) Test Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) .NET Developer
6 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (3.95%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) ETL Developer
6 3 (3.95%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) HTML
1 7 (9.21%) XML
2 6 (7.89%) CSS
3 5 (6.58%) .NET
3 5 (6.58%) JSON
3 5 (6.58%) jQuery
4 4 (5.26%) HTML5
4 4 (5.26%) CSS3
4 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.26%) Web Services
5 3 (3.95%) PhoneGap
5 3 (3.95%) OpenGL
5 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.95%) Apache Camel
6 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (2.63%) Kendo UI
6 2 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (2.63%) Ajax
6 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) User Experience
3 3 (3.95%) STB
3 3 (3.95%) IPTV
4 2 (2.63%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.63%) RIA
4 2 (2.63%) PMI
4 2 (2.63%) DTV
4 2 (2.63%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) AS400
5 1 (1.32%) Replication
5 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.32%) GIS
5 1 (1.32%) EPoS
5 1 (1.32%) FMCG
5 1 (1.32%) LPAR
5 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) UNIX
1 8 (10.53%) Windows
1 8 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.63%) Mac OS
2 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.32%) Android
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.32%) OS/400
3 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
2 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (11.84%) ITIL
2 9 (11.84%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (9.21%) Project Management
4 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (7.89%) PRINCE2
4 6 (7.89%) OOP
4 6 (7.89%) Logistics
5 5 (6.58%) Change Management
5 5 (6.58%) MVC
5 5 (6.58%) Risk Management
5 5 (6.58%) CRM
5 5 (6.58%) Web Development
5 5 (6.58%) Change Control
6 4 (5.26%) Test Scripting
6 4 (5.26%) Analytics
6 4 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 4 (5.26%) Performance Management
6 4 (5.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.84%) SQL
2 6 (7.89%) C#
2 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
2 6 (7.89%) Perl
3 5 (6.58%) C++
4 4 (5.26%) Java
4 4 (5.26%) Python
5 3 (3.95%) Ruby
6 2 (2.63%) VBScript
6 2 (2.63%) VB
6 2 (2.63%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.32%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 13 (17.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.21%) Degree
2 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.63%) CCNP
3 2 (2.63%) CCNA
3 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.32%) ISEB
4 1 (1.32%) JNCIP
4 1 (1.32%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
2 4 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.63%) QA
3 2 (2.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.32%) vSphere
2 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (1.32%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.32%) Novell Identity Manager
1 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.11%) Oracle
3 9 (11.84%) Cisco
4 6 (7.89%) SAP
5 5 (6.58%) Verint
6 4 (5.26%) Remedy
6 4 (5.26%) HP
7 3 (3.95%) Dell
7 3 (3.95%) Citrix
7 3 (3.95%) BMC
7 3 (3.95%) VMware
7 3 (3.95%) Talend
8 2 (2.63%) Greenplum
8 2 (2.63%) Nokia
8 2 (2.63%) IBM
9 1 (1.32%) Juniper
9 1 (1.32%) Novell
9 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.32%) Symantec
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