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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 27 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 29 43 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.60% 5.08% 7.08%
As % of the General category 10.62% 16.86% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 3
Median daily rate £288 £310 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.25% +18.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £424 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.43 £16.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.06% -33.33%
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
273 255 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 43.26% 30.11% 45.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 91 142
Median daily rate £420 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £573 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 29 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.94 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.57% +24.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £14.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead -2 9 £325 -5.10% 2
Watford +10 8 £275 -8.33% 3
Borehamwood 0 4 £150 - 2
Stevenage +5 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City +2 1 £450 -
St Albans - 1 £325 - 1
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 27 (36.99%) Security Cleared
2 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.81%) CRM
4 12 (16.44%) Finance
5 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
5 11 (15.07%) Java
5 11 (15.07%) Windows
6 9 (12.33%) ITIL
6 9 (12.33%) Cisco
6 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
6 9 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (12.33%) Logistics
6 9 (12.33%) Pega
7 8 (10.96%) Waterfall
7 8 (10.96%) Test Strategy
7 8 (10.96%) RUP
7 8 (10.96%) OO
7 8 (10.96%) Project Management
7 8 (10.96%) SLA
7 8 (10.96%) Internet
8 7 (9.59%) Linux
8 7 (9.59%) SAP
8 7 (9.59%) Retail
8 7 (9.59%) Migration
8 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (8.22%) Presales
9 6 (8.22%) Risk Management
9 6 (8.22%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.22%) SQL

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.11%) CMS
1 3 (4.11%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.37%) Kinematics
3 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.37%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) Doxygen
3 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.37%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) Internet
2 6 (8.22%) Firewall
3 5 (6.85%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (5.48%) DNS
4 4 (5.48%) GSM
4 4 (5.48%) ISDN
4 4 (5.48%) UMTS
4 4 (5.48%) VPN
5 3 (4.11%) 3G
5 3 (4.11%) 4G
5 3 (4.11%) GGSN
5 3 (4.11%) SGSN
5 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.11%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.74%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (2.74%) Network Security
6 2 (2.74%) Node B
6 2 (2.74%) OSPF
6 2 (2.74%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (2.74%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) MySQL
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.74%) DB2
5 1 (1.37%) Big Data
5 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.37%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.37%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.37%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.37%) GCC
2 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.37%) JMeter
2 1 (1.37%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Retail
3 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.11%) Electronics
5 2 (2.74%) Avionics
5 2 (2.74%) Marketing
6 1 (1.37%) Automotive
6 1 (1.37%) Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Military
6 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Developer
2 10 (13.70%) Architect
3 8 (10.96%) Analyst
3 8 (10.96%) Network Engineer
4 6 (8.22%) Consultant
4 6 (8.22%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (6.85%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Implementation Controller
7 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.11%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Core Network Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Telecoms Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Voice Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) .NET
2 5 (6.85%) CSS
2 5 (6.85%) HTML
3 4 (5.48%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.11%) Ajax
4 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (4.11%) Entity Framework
4 3 (4.11%) jQuery
4 3 (4.11%) JSON
4 3 (4.11%) Kendo UI
4 3 (4.11%) SOAP
4 3 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (4.11%) XML
5 2 (2.74%) 802.1X
5 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (1.37%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) Handset
3 4 (5.48%) RIA
3 4 (5.48%) User Experience
4 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.74%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.74%) FMCG
5 2 (2.74%) NHS
6 1 (1.37%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.37%) e-Health
6 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.37%) Mechatronics
6 1 (1.37%) Robotics
6 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.37%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.07%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) Linux
2 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (6.85%) Unix
4 3 (4.11%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.81%) CRM
3 9 (12.33%) ITIL
3 9 (12.33%) Logistics
3 9 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (10.96%) OO
4 8 (10.96%) Project Management
4 8 (10.96%) RUP
4 8 (10.96%) Test Strategy
4 8 (10.96%) Waterfall
5 7 (9.59%) Migration
6 6 (8.22%) B2B
6 6 (8.22%) Presales
6 6 (8.22%) Risk Management
6 6 (8.22%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.85%) Change Control
7 5 (6.85%) MVC
8 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (5.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.07%) Java
2 6 (8.22%) SQL
3 5 (6.85%) C#
3 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.74%) ANSI C
5 2 (2.74%) C
5 2 (2.74%) C++
5 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.37%) Perl
6 1 (1.37%) PHP
6 1 (1.37%) Python
6 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (36.99%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.48%) Degree
3 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.74%) CCNA
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.37%) ISEB
5 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.37%) MCP
5 1 (1.37%) MCSA
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) ECSS
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Firmware
2 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.74%) Cygwin
3 2 (2.74%) NFS
4 1 (1.37%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) SCCM
2 2 (2.74%) OpenView
3 1 (1.37%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.33%) Cisco
2 9 (12.33%) Pega
3 7 (9.59%) SAP
4 6 (8.22%) HP
5 5 (6.85%) Avaya
5 5 (6.85%) Huawei
5 5 (6.85%) Oracle
6 4 (5.48%) Juniper
6 4 (5.48%) VMware
7 3 (4.11%) Citrix
7 3 (4.11%) Lotus
8 2 (2.74%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.74%) IBM
9 1 (1.37%) Aruba
9 1 (1.37%) Dell
9 1 (1.37%) F5
9 1 (1.37%) Meraki
9 1 (1.37%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.37%) Trustwave