The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 28 11 2
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 43 72 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.54% 11.39% 19.42%
As % of the General category 13.03% 23.53% 41.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 72
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £262 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-38.59% -8.06%
General Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
330 306 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.53% 48.42% 46.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 142 206
Average daily rate £400 £406 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 26
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Telecoms
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead 0 19 £444 +70.67% 2
Watford -12 3 £325 -
St Albans -2 2 £450 +20.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City -14 2 - -
Borehamwood -3 1 £325 - 4
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 51 (51.52%) Security Cleared
2 44 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 27 (27.27%) Windows
4 25 (25.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 18 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 15 (15.15%) VB
8 14 (14.14%) HTML
8 14 (14.14%) MS Excel
8 14 (14.14%) PowerShell
9 13 (13.13%) Finance
10 11 (11.11%) Cisco
10 11 (11.11%) VBScript
11 10 (10.10%) VMware
12 9 (9.09%) Retail
12 9 (9.09%) DV Cleared
12 9 (9.09%) HP
13 8 (8.08%) Active Directory
13 8 (8.08%) ITIL
13 8 (8.08%) Linux
13 8 (8.08%) Microsoft
13 8 (8.08%) LAN
14 7 (7.07%) IBM
14 7 (7.07%) MS Office
14 7 (7.07%) Oracle
14 7 (7.07%) NetApp
14 7 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (6.06%) TDD
15 6 (6.06%) NetBackup

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (3.03%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.02%) CMS
3 1 (1.01%) Apache
3 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (14.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.07%) MS Office
3 6 (6.06%) MS Project
4 2 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.02%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.02%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.08%) LAN
2 6 (6.06%) DNS
2 6 (6.06%) DHCP
3 5 (5.05%) WAN
3 5 (5.05%) HTTP
3 5 (5.05%) Firewall
4 4 (4.04%) LTE
4 4 (4.04%) 3G
4 4 (4.04%) MPLS
4 4 (4.04%) SMPP
5 3 (3.03%) VPN
5 3 (3.03%) Internet
5 3 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.02%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (2.02%) 4G
6 2 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.02%) CTI
6 2 (2.02%) SAN
6 2 (2.02%) 2G
6 2 (2.02%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.04%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.02%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.02%) MySQL
2 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.01%) MS Access
3 1 (1.01%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.01%) DB2
3 1 (1.01%) DataStage
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Subversion
2 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.01%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.01%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.01%) Ant
2 1 (1.01%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.01%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (13.13%) Finance
2 9 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (2.02%) German Language
3 2 (2.02%) Marketing
3 2 (2.02%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.02%) Back Office
4 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.01%) Electronics
4 1 (1.01%) Legal
4 1 (1.01%) Publishing
4 1 (1.01%) Billing
4 1 (1.01%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (17.17%) Consultant
2 12 (12.12%) Analyst
3 7 (7.07%) Designer
4 6 (6.06%) Developer
5 5 (5.05%) Network Engineer
5 5 (5.05%) Architect
5 5 (5.05%) Test Engineer
5 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (5.05%) Design Engineer
5 5 (5.05%) Transition Manager
6 4 (4.04%) IT Support
6 4 (4.04%) Development Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) Network Support
6 4 (4.04%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.04%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.03%) Project Planner
7 3 (3.03%) Test Manager
7 3 (3.03%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.14%) HTML
2 5 (5.05%) XMPP
3 3 (3.03%) CSS
3 3 (3.03%) Ajax
4 2 (2.02%) jQuery
4 2 (2.02%) JTAPI
4 2 (2.02%) .NET
4 2 (2.02%) SOAP
4 2 (2.02%) XML
5 1 (1.01%) XSLT
5 1 (1.01%) JSP
5 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.01%) Middleware
5 1 (1.01%) Spring
5 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.01%) RESTful
5 1 (1.01%) JSON
5 1 (1.01%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.01%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.04%) Clustering
1 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.03%) Thin Client
2 3 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (2.02%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.01%) FMCG
4 1 (1.01%) Open Source
4 1 (1.01%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.01%) Blog
4 1 (1.01%) RIA
4 1 (1.01%) Social Media
4 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.27%) Windows
2 25 (25.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 18 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 8 (8.08%) Linux
6 6 (6.06%) Solaris
7 4 (4.04%) Mac OS X
7 4 (4.04%) UNIX
8 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (8.08%) ITIL
2 7 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (6.06%) TDD
4 5 (5.05%) ETL
4 5 (5.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (4.04%) Project Management
6 3 (3.03%) Change Management
6 3 (3.03%) Risk Management
6 3 (3.03%) Programme Management
6 3 (3.03%) Data Analysis
6 3 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (3.03%) Project Planning
6 3 (3.03%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.02%) Network Architecture
7 2 (2.02%) System Testing
7 2 (2.02%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (2.02%) Network Design
7 2 (2.02%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (2.02%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.15%) VB
2 14 (14.14%) PowerShell
3 11 (11.11%) VBScript
4 5 (5.05%) Java
4 5 (5.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.04%) Erlang
5 4 (4.04%) SQL
5 4 (4.04%) C
6 3 (3.03%) VBA
7 2 (2.02%) Korn
7 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.02%) C#
Qualifications
1 51 (51.52%) Security Cleared
2 44 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.04%) MCSE
5 2 (2.02%) Degree
6 1 (1.01%) ISEB
6 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.03%) XenApp
4 2 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.02%) vSphere
4 2 (2.02%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) NetBackup
2 5 (5.05%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.02%) HP NNM
3 2 (2.02%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.01%) WSUS
4 1 (1.01%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (11.11%) Cisco
2 10 (10.10%) VMware
3 9 (9.09%) HP
4 8 (8.08%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.07%) IBM
5 7 (7.07%) Oracle
5 7 (7.07%) NetApp
6 6 (6.06%) McAfee
7 4 (4.04%) Avaya
7 4 (4.04%) Juniper
8 3 (3.03%) SAP
8 3 (3.03%) Lotus
8 3 (3.03%) Citrix
9 2 (2.02%) Verint
9 2 (2.02%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.02%) Brocade
9 2 (2.02%) Veeam
9 2 (2.02%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.02%) Ab Initio
9 2 (2.02%) MicroStrategy
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago