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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 36 22 8
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 34 39 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.58% 5.87% 11.64%
As % of the General category 15.60% 13.36% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £298 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-38.00% -19.35%
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
218 292 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.38% 43.98% 47.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 130 148
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £162 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 13
Average hourly rate £33.00 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £10.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £23.28 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

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 May 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 May 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
Welwyn Garden City -1 7 - -
Hemel Hempstead -5 7 £343 -22.81% 2
Watford - 4 £258 - 1
Hertford - 1 £500 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
3 18 (22.78%) MS Excel
4 17 (21.52%) HTML
4 17 (21.52%) Oracle
4 17 (21.52%) XML
4 17 (21.52%) Software Engineering
4 17 (21.52%) Retail
5 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
5 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
6 15 (18.99%) MVC
7 14 (17.72%) MS Office
8 13 (16.46%) Finance
8 13 (16.46%) jQuery
9 12 (15.19%) SC Cleared
9 12 (15.19%) CSS
9 12 (15.19%) Windows
9 12 (15.19%) OOP
10 11 (13.92%) UML
10 11 (13.92%) ITIL
10 11 (13.92%) Unit Testing
10 11 (13.92%) JSON
11 10 (12.66%) SQL
11 10 (12.66%) Java
11 10 (12.66%) JBoss
11 10 (12.66%) Python
11 10 (12.66%) HTML5
11 10 (12.66%) CSS3
12 9 (11.39%) PhoneGap
12 9 (11.39%) Oracle SOA Suite

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (12.66%) JBoss
2 9 (11.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (11.39%) MQSeries
2 9 (11.39%) WebLogic
2 9 (11.39%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (22.78%) MS Excel
2 14 (17.72%) MS Office
3 8 (10.13%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) 3G
2 5 (6.33%) LTE
2 5 (6.33%) 2G
3 4 (5.06%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (5.06%) 4G
3 4 (5.06%) FTP
3 4 (5.06%) Firewall
4 3 (3.80%) Internet
4 3 (3.80%) DVB
4 3 (3.80%) SS7
4 3 (3.80%) Telnet
5 2 (2.53%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (2.53%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (2.53%) LDAP
5 2 (2.53%) 3GPP
5 2 (2.53%) WAN
5 2 (2.53%) DNS
5 2 (2.53%) SNMP
5 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.33%) MySQL
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.06%) DTS
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.53%) DB2
7 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.27%) dBASE
7 1 (1.27%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Ant
1 9 (11.39%) JUnit
1 9 (11.39%) JIRA
1 9 (11.39%) Selenium
1 9 (11.39%) Talend Open Studio
1 9 (11.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.27%) Toad
General
1 17 (21.52%) Retail
2 13 (16.46%) Finance
3 5 (6.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Electronics
4 1 (1.27%) Local Government
4 1 (1.27%) Publishing
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
4 1 (1.27%) Billing
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (17.72%) Analyst
2 13 (16.46%) Developer
3 10 (12.66%) Software Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Java Software Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Business Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.33%) Administrator
8 4 (5.06%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Consultant
9 3 (3.80%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Integration Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Service Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.80%) ETL Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.52%) HTML
1 17 (21.52%) XML
2 13 (16.46%) jQuery
3 12 (15.19%) CSS
4 11 (13.92%) JSON
5 10 (12.66%) HTML5
5 10 (12.66%) CSS3
6 9 (11.39%) PhoneGap
6 9 (11.39%) AngularJS
6 9 (11.39%) Apache Camel
7 7 (8.86%) .NET
8 6 (7.59%) .NET Framework
8 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET
9 4 (5.06%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (5.06%) WinForms
9 4 (5.06%) Ajax
9 4 (5.06%) Web Services
9 4 (5.06%) DHTML
9 4 (5.06%) ADO.NET
10 3 (3.80%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) IPTV
3 3 (3.80%) STB
3 3 (3.80%) User Experience
4 2 (2.53%) RIA
4 2 (2.53%) PMI
5 1 (1.27%) AS400
5 1 (1.27%) GIS
5 1 (1.27%) LPAR
5 1 (1.27%) CMDB
5 1 (1.27%) Replication
5 1 (1.27%) Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.27%) BYOD
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Windows
2 7 (8.86%) Linux
2 7 (8.86%) UNIX
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) Solaris
5 1 (1.27%) OS/400
5 1 (1.27%) Android
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.52%) Software Engineering
3 15 (18.99%) MVC
4 12 (15.19%) OOP
5 11 (13.92%) UML
5 11 (13.92%) ITIL
5 11 (13.92%) Unit Testing
6 9 (11.39%) Mobile Development
6 9 (11.39%) SOA
6 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (10.13%) Scrum
7 8 (10.13%) PRINCE2
8 7 (8.86%) Project Management
8 7 (8.86%) E-Commerce
8 7 (8.86%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (8.86%) Change Control
9 6 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.33%) Change Management
10 5 (6.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
2 10 (12.66%) SQL
2 10 (12.66%) Java
2 10 (12.66%) Python
3 9 (11.39%) Ruby
4 8 (10.13%) C#
5 6 (7.59%) VBScript
6 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.33%) Perl
7 4 (5.06%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.80%) C++
9 2 (2.53%) Erlang
9 2 (2.53%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.19%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) Degree
4 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.53%) CCNP
5 2 (2.53%) CCNA
6 1 (1.27%) ISEB
6 1 (1.27%) CCIE
6 1 (1.27%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) QA
1 4 (5.06%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (1.27%) Novell Identity Manager
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Oracle
2 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.39%) Talend
4 4 (5.06%) Cisco
5 3 (3.80%) SAP
6 2 (2.53%) Verint
6 2 (2.53%) Greenplum
6 2 (2.53%) IBM
6 2 (2.53%) HP
7 1 (1.27%) Dell
7 1 (1.27%) Citrix
7 1 (1.27%) Sun
7 1 (1.27%) Juniper
7 1 (1.27%) CA
7 1 (1.27%) Nokia
7 1 (1.27%) Novell
7 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.27%) Remedy
7 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds
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