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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 40 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 17 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.72% 5.25% 5.17%
As % of the General category 8.02% 13.23% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 7
Median daily rate £375 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £154 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £319 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.32 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £22.67
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -33.83%
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
212 257 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.87% 39.66% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 129 156
Median daily rate £425 £410 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £541 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.68 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.13 £39.30 £38.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +14.76%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
St Albans +5 3 - - 4
Potters Bar +4 3 - - 1
Watford -6 3 £500 +78.57% 2
Stevenage +1 1 - - 3
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £413 - 1
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 11 (25.58%) ITIL
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Firewall
3 8 (18.60%) Cisco
3 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
4 7 (16.28%) NHS
4 7 (16.28%) Change Management
4 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
5 6 (13.95%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (13.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (13.95%) Marketing
5 6 (13.95%) Electronics
5 6 (13.95%) Manufacturing
5 6 (13.95%) Programme Management
5 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.95%) Linux
5 6 (13.95%) Java
5 6 (13.95%) SAP
5 6 (13.95%) HP
5 6 (13.95%) WAN
5 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
5 6 (13.95%) DNS
5 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.63%) VPN
6 5 (11.63%) LAN
6 5 (11.63%) FTP
6 5 (11.63%) CCNA
6 5 (11.63%) Oracle

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 (6.98%) Apache
1 3 (6.98%) CMS
1 3 (6.98%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (6.98%) IIS
1 3 (6.98%) JBoss
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
1 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
1 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
1 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (4.65%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) Firewall
2 6 (13.95%) DNS
2 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.95%) WAN
3 5 (11.63%) FTP
3 5 (11.63%) LAN
3 5 (11.63%) VPN
4 4 (9.30%) Internet
4 4 (9.30%) Network Security
5 3 (6.98%) BGP
5 3 (6.98%) HTTP
5 3 (6.98%) IPsec
5 3 (6.98%) LDAP
5 3 (6.98%) OSPF
5 3 (6.98%) SSL
5 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.65%) DHCP
6 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.65%) SMTP
6 2 (4.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (4.65%) Big Data
3 2 (4.65%) MySQL
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Electronics
2 6 (13.95%) Manufacturing
2 6 (13.95%) Marketing
3 5 (11.63%) Retail
4 3 (6.98%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Analyst
1 9 (20.93%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Architect
3 4 (9.30%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Incident Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Installation Technician
5 2 (4.65%) ITIL Business Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Junior Network Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
1 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
1 3 (6.98%) CSS
1 3 (6.98%) HTML
1 3 (6.98%) J2EE
1 3 (6.98%) Middleware
2 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.65%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.65%) Ajax
2 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (4.65%) Entity Framework
2 2 (4.65%) Java EE
2 2 (4.65%) jQuery
2 2 (4.65%) JSON
2 2 (4.65%) Kendo UI
2 2 (4.65%) MSMQ
2 2 (4.65%) SOAP
2 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (4.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) NHS
2 4 (9.30%) Driving Licence
2 4 (9.30%) User Experience
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Copywriting
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) RIA
4 1 (2.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Windows
3 3 (6.98%) AIX
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.33%) Unix
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) Change Management
3 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (13.95%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (13.95%) Programme Management
4 5 (11.63%) Migration
4 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.30%) Web Development
6 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Coaching
6 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.98%) MVC
6 3 (6.98%) Project Management
6 3 (6.98%) Software Architecture
7 2 (4.65%) B2B
7 2 (4.65%) CRM
7 2 (4.65%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) Java
2 5 (11.63%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) C#
3 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.33%) C++
4 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) CCNA
4 3 (6.98%) CCIE
5 2 (4.65%) CCNP
6 1 (2.33%) CCDP
6 1 (2.33%) ISEB
6 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.33%) MCSA
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Firmware
2 2 (4.65%) NFS
3 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.65%) OpenView
3 1 (2.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Cisco
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) HP
2 6 (13.95%) SAP
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle
4 4 (9.30%) IBM
5 3 (6.98%) Juniper
6 2 (4.65%) BMC
6 2 (4.65%) Remedy
6 2 (4.65%) VMware
7 1 (2.33%) Avaya
7 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.33%) Citrix
7 1 (2.33%) Dell
7 1 (2.33%) F5
7 1 (2.33%) Huawei
7 1 (2.33%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.33%) NetApp
7 1 (2.33%) Trustwave