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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 29 15 3
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 37 53 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.17% 9.22% 17.59%
As % of the General category 12.29% 21.72% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 37
Average daily rate
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£388 £369 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% +18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £110 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -34.61%
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
301 244 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.10% 42.43% 48.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 112 200
Average daily rate £403 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £233 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 28
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £34.00 £33.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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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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 0 22 £450 +60.71% 5
Watford +6 7 £350 -6.66% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £400 -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 42 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 42 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 21 (21.43%) Windows
3 18 (18.37%) MS Excel
4 16 (16.33%) SQL
4 16 (16.33%) Oracle
5 13 (13.27%) Finance
6 11 (11.22%) Cisco
6 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
6 11 (11.22%) ITIL
6 11 (11.22%) PRINCE2
7 10 (10.20%) Project Management
7 10 (10.20%) NetBackup
7 10 (10.20%) Backup Exec
7 10 (10.20%) Oracle Database
8 9 (9.18%) Retail
8 9 (9.18%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (9.18%) UNIX
9 8 (8.16%) HPUX
9 8 (8.16%) SAN
9 8 (8.16%) HP
9 8 (8.16%) Firewall
9 8 (8.16%) 4G
10 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (7.14%) CCNA
10 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
11 6 (6.12%) .NET
11 6 (6.12%) MS Office
11 6 (6.12%) C#
11 6 (6.12%) Linux

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (5.10%) MS Exchange
1 5 (5.10%) IIS
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle 10gAS
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (3.06%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.06%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (2.04%) CMS
4 1 (1.02%) Lync
4 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.12%) MS Office
3 4 (4.08%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.06%) MS Project
5 1 (1.02%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) SAN
1 8 (8.16%) Firewall
1 8 (8.16%) 4G
2 6 (6.12%) Internet
3 5 (5.10%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (5.10%) LTE
3 5 (5.10%) GPRS
3 5 (5.10%) WAN
3 5 (5.10%) DHCP
3 5 (5.10%) DNS
4 4 (4.08%) VPN
4 4 (4.08%) LAN
4 4 (4.08%) 3G
4 4 (4.08%) 2G
5 3 (3.06%) Wireless
5 3 (3.06%) 3GPP
5 3 (3.06%) VoIP
6 2 (2.04%) WLAN
6 2 (2.04%) UMTS
6 2 (2.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) Oracle Database
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.04%) MySQL
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.02%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) JDeveloper
1 3 (3.06%) TestDirector
1 3 (3.06%) Toad
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (3.06%) PVCS
2 1 (1.02%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (13.27%) Finance
2 9 (9.18%) Retail
3 4 (4.08%) Law
4 3 (3.06%) Marketing
5 2 (2.04%) Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Billing
6 1 (1.02%) Electronics
6 1 (1.02%) Legal
6 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.02%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (15.31%) Developer
2 10 (10.20%) Analyst
3 6 (6.12%) Project Manager
3 6 (6.12%) Support Analyst
4 5 (5.10%) Backup Engineer
4 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (5.10%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (5.10%) Telecoms Engineer
4 5 (5.10%) Graduate
5 4 (4.08%) Architect
5 4 (4.08%) Test Analyst
5 4 (4.08%) PHP Developer
5 4 (4.08%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (4.08%) Applications Support
5 4 (4.08%) Senior Architect
6 3 (3.06%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 3 (3.06%) Administrator
6 3 (3.06%) Senior Manager
6 3 (3.06%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (3.06%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.12%) .NET
1 6 (6.12%) Web Services
2 4 (4.08%) XML
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (2.04%) HTML
4 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.04%) Ajax
4 2 (2.04%) REST
5 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (1.02%) Laravel
5 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.02%) Kendo UI
5 1 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.02%) JSON
5 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.02%) WPF
5 1 (1.02%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.12%) Client/Server
1 6 (6.12%) Blackberry
1 6 (6.12%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.10%) IBM XIV
2 5 (5.10%) Clustering
3 4 (4.08%) Statistics
4 3 (3.06%) HP Superdome
5 2 (2.04%) NHS
6 1 (1.02%) User Experience
6 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.02%) Social Media
6 1 (1.02%) RIA
6 1 (1.02%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.02%) DTV
6 1 (1.02%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.43%) Windows
2 9 (9.18%) UNIX
3 8 (8.16%) HPUX
4 6 (6.12%) Linux
5 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.10%) Windows 2000
6 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.06%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.02%) bada
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.22%) ITIL
1 11 (11.22%) PRINCE2
2 10 (10.20%) Project Management
3 6 (6.12%) Project Planning
4 5 (5.10%) Business Development
4 5 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (5.10%) Validation
4 5 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.08%) Programme Management
5 4 (4.08%) Scrum
5 4 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.08%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.08%) Change Management
5 4 (4.08%) Problem Management
5 4 (4.08%) Resource Management
5 4 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (4.08%) ITIL V3
5 4 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (4.08%) Software Deployment
6 3 (3.06%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.33%) SQL
2 6 (6.12%) C#
3 5 (5.10%) Java
4 4 (4.08%) PHP
5 3 (3.06%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.06%) C++
6 2 (2.04%) VBScript
7 1 (1.02%) PHP5
7 1 (1.02%) Erlang
7 1 (1.02%) VB
7 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 42 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.18%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.14%) CCNA
4 4 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.08%) CCNP
4 4 (4.08%) Degree
5 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.04%) PMP
5 2 (2.04%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.04%) CCIE
6 1 (1.02%) CCDP
6 1 (1.02%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.10%) vCloud
1 5 (5.10%) vSphere
1 5 (5.10%) VMware ESX
1 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 10 (10.20%) NetBackup
1 10 (10.20%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.10%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (4.08%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 16 (16.33%) Oracle
2 11 (11.22%) Cisco
2 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.16%) HP
4 5 (5.10%) Acronis
4 5 (5.10%) Brocade
4 5 (5.10%) VMware
4 5 (5.10%) Symantec
4 5 (5.10%) Sophos
4 5 (5.10%) Citrix
4 5 (5.10%) IBM
4 5 (5.10%) Veritas
4 5 (5.10%) Business Objects
5 3 (3.06%) Serena
5 3 (3.06%) Lotus
6 2 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.04%) McAfee
6 2 (2.04%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.04%) F5