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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 20 30 4
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 64 26 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.65% 5.34% 17.08%
As % of the General category 16.33% 13.47% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 39
Average daily rate
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£413 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £286 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £523 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +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
392 193 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 46.83% 39.63% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 90 212
Average daily rate £395 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 17
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.10 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -51.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £50.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +9 36 £425 -15.00% 4
Watford -6 3 - - 1
Stevenage -2 2 - -
St Albans -3 2 - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £400 - 3
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Abbots Langley - - - -
Hertford - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (52.83%) Security Cleared
2 52 (49.06%) SC Cleared
3 30 (28.30%) Finance
4 14 (13.21%) Windows
5 13 (12.26%) SQL
6 12 (11.32%) Oracle
7 11 (10.38%) MS Excel
8 10 (9.43%) ITIL
8 10 (9.43%) PRINCE2
8 10 (9.43%) Project Management
9 9 (8.49%) Cisco
9 9 (8.49%) Microsoft
9 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
9 9 (8.49%) NetBackup
9 9 (8.49%) Backup Exec
10 8 (7.55%) Retail
10 8 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (6.60%) HP
11 7 (6.60%) Internet
11 7 (6.60%) HPUX
12 6 (5.66%) UNIX
12 6 (5.66%) Java
12 6 (5.66%) Business Objects
12 6 (5.66%) Client/Server
12 6 (5.66%) ETL
12 6 (5.66%) Blackberry
12 6 (5.66%) SAN
12 6 (5.66%) Firewall
12 6 (5.66%) 4G
12 6 (5.66%) Mobile App

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (4.72%) IIS
1 5 (4.72%) MS Exchange
1 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.83%) CMS
2 3 (2.83%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.83%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.94%) Apache
3 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (10.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.83%) MS Project
3 2 (1.89%) MS Office
3 2 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.94%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.60%) Internet
2 6 (5.66%) Firewall
2 6 (5.66%) SAN
2 6 (5.66%) 4G
3 5 (4.72%) LTE
3 5 (4.72%) DHCP
3 5 (4.72%) DNS
3 5 (4.72%) GPRS
3 5 (4.72%) UMTS
4 4 (3.77%) VPN
5 3 (2.83%) 3G
5 3 (2.83%) WLAN
5 3 (2.83%) WAN
5 3 (2.83%) LAN
5 3 (2.83%) 3GPP
6 2 (1.89%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.89%) GGSN
6 2 (1.89%) SGSN
6 2 (1.89%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.94%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.83%) MySQL
6 2 (1.89%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.94%) DB2
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Ant
1 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.94%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 30 (28.30%) Finance
2 8 (7.55%) Retail
3 5 (4.72%) Marketing
4 4 (3.77%) Billing
4 4 (3.77%) Law
5 2 (1.89%) Legal
5 2 (1.89%) Back Office
5 2 (1.89%) German Language
6 1 (0.94%) Electronics
6 1 (0.94%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (8.49%) Developer
1 9 (8.49%) Consultant
2 8 (7.55%) Analyst
3 7 (6.60%) Project Manager
4 5 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (4.72%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (3.77%) PHP Developer
5 4 (3.77%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (3.77%) Applications Support
5 4 (3.77%) Architect
5 4 (3.77%) Test Analyst
5 4 (3.77%) Senior Architect
5 4 (3.77%) Backup Engineer
6 3 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (2.83%) Senior Manager
6 3 (2.83%) Support Analyst
6 3 (2.83%) Test Manager
6 3 (2.83%) Administrator
6 3 (2.83%) Test Engineer
6 3 (2.83%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.72%) Web Services
2 4 (3.77%) HTML
3 3 (2.83%) .NET
3 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.83%) CSS
3 3 (2.83%) Ajax
3 3 (2.83%) SOAP
4 2 (1.89%) jQuery
4 2 (1.89%) REST
4 2 (1.89%) XML
5 1 (0.94%) WAP
5 1 (0.94%) SyncML
5 1 (0.94%) Spring
5 1 (0.94%) JSP
5 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (0.94%) Laravel
5 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.94%) Kendo UI
5 1 (0.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.66%) Client/Server
1 6 (5.66%) Blackberry
1 6 (5.66%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.72%) Clustering
3 4 (3.77%) Statistics
3 4 (3.77%) IBM XIV
4 3 (2.83%) HP Superdome
5 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.94%) RIA
6 1 (0.94%) DTV
6 1 (0.94%) PMI
6 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.94%) User Experience
6 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.21%) Windows
2 7 (6.60%) HPUX
3 6 (5.66%) UNIX
4 5 (4.72%) Linux
4 5 (4.72%) Windows 2000
4 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.94%) bada
5 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.43%) ITIL
1 10 (9.43%) PRINCE2
1 10 (9.43%) Project Management
2 6 (5.66%) ETL
2 6 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (4.72%) Business Development
3 5 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (4.72%) Risk Management
3 5 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (4.72%) Project Planning
4 4 (3.77%) Data Analysis
4 4 (3.77%) Programme Management
4 4 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (3.77%) Migration
4 4 (3.77%) Service Management
4 4 (3.77%) Resource Management
4 4 (3.77%) Change Control
4 4 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (3.77%) Software Deployment
5 3 (2.83%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.26%) SQL
2 6 (5.66%) Java
3 4 (3.77%) PHP
4 3 (2.83%) C#
4 3 (2.83%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.94%) PHP5
5 1 (0.94%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 56 (52.83%) Security Cleared
2 52 (49.06%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.77%) Degree
3 4 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.83%) CCNA
4 3 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.89%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.94%) HND
6 1 (0.94%) CCIE
6 1 (0.94%) CCNP
6 1 (0.94%) PMP
6 1 (0.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) SLA
2 2 (1.89%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (4.72%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.72%) VMware ESX
1 5 (4.72%) vSphere
1 5 (4.72%) vCloud
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (8.49%) NetBackup
1 9 (8.49%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.83%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (11.32%) Oracle
2 9 (8.49%) Cisco
2 9 (8.49%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.60%) HP
4 6 (5.66%) Business Objects
5 5 (4.72%) Veritas
5 5 (4.72%) Citrix
5 5 (4.72%) Symantec
5 5 (4.72%) Sophos
5 5 (4.72%) VMware
5 5 (4.72%) Acronis
6 4 (3.77%) Brocade
6 4 (3.77%) IBM
7 3 (2.83%) Lotus
7 3 (2.83%) SAP
8 2 (1.89%) Agilent
9 1 (0.94%) Zend
9 1 (0.94%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 1 (0.94%) Huawei
9 1 (0.94%) SolidWorks
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 11 hours ago