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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 29 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 35 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.14% 4.43% 5.79%
As % of the General category 12.37% 15.18% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 9
Median daily rate £333 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £265 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+87.09% -38.00%
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
283 224 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 41.56% 29.20% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 103 139
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £272 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £608 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.90 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £46.00 £23.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Hemel Hempstead +5 18 £350 +2.18% 4
Watford +8 7 £300 +16.50% 1
Borehamwood - 3 - - 6
Welwyn Garden City -2 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £325 -
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 25 (32.47%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.18%) Java
3 14 (18.18%) CRM
3 14 (18.18%) Finance
4 13 (16.88%) Windows
5 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 11 (14.29%) Pega
6 10 (12.99%) Degree
7 9 (11.69%) OO
7 9 (11.69%) RUP
7 9 (11.69%) ITIL
7 9 (11.69%) Waterfall
7 9 (11.69%) Test Strategy
8 8 (10.39%) SLA
8 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
8 8 (10.39%) Logistics
9 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.09%) Retail
9 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (9.09%) Project Management
9 7 (9.09%) SAP
9 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (7.79%) XML
10 6 (7.79%) Linux
10 6 (7.79%) SQL
10 6 (7.79%) Service Management
10 6 (7.79%) Risk Management
10 6 (7.79%) Huawei

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 (3.90%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.60%) Kinematics
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) CMS
3 1 (1.30%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) MS Office
3 2 (2.60%) Doxygen
4 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.30%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) GSM
1 5 (6.49%) Internet
2 4 (5.19%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (5.19%) SpaceWire
2 4 (5.19%) UMTS
2 4 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.90%) 3G
3 3 (3.90%) 4G
3 3 (3.90%) GGSN
3 3 (3.90%) SGSN
4 2 (2.60%) 2G
4 2 (2.60%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (2.60%) Broadband
4 2 (2.60%) Firewall
4 2 (2.60%) ISDN
4 2 (2.60%) Node B
4 2 (2.60%) RNC
4 2 (2.60%) SAN
4 2 (2.60%) SSL
4 2 (2.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) MySQL
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.60%) DB2
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) DataStage
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.60%) Bugzilla
2 2 (2.60%) ClearQuest
2 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.60%) GCC
2 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.60%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.60%) Subversion
3 1 (1.30%) JMeter
3 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (18.18%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Retail
3 5 (6.49%) Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Avionics
4 4 (5.19%) Electronics
4 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.90%) Automotive
6 2 (2.60%) Marketing
7 1 (1.30%) Military
7 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (16.88%) Developer
2 10 (12.99%) Analyst
3 8 (10.39%) Architect
4 6 (7.79%) Consultant
4 6 (7.79%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (7.79%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Network Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Implementation Controller
7 3 (3.90%) Coordinator
7 3 (3.90%) Core Network Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Field Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Graduate
7 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Remedy Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Tester
7 3 (3.90%) Trainee
7 3 (3.90%) Voice Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (2.60%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) XML
2 4 (5.19%) .NET
2 4 (5.19%) CSS
2 4 (5.19%) HTML
2 4 (5.19%) Web Services
3 3 (3.90%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.60%) Ajax
4 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (2.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (2.60%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.60%) jQuery
4 2 (2.60%) JSON
4 2 (2.60%) Kendo UI
4 2 (2.60%) OpenCV
4 2 (2.60%) OpenGL
4 2 (2.60%) SOAP
4 2 (2.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.19%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.90%) Handset
4 3 (3.90%) RIA
4 3 (3.90%) User Experience
5 2 (2.60%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.60%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.60%) FMCG
5 2 (2.60%) Mechatronics
5 2 (2.60%) Robotics
5 2 (2.60%) VHDL
6 1 (1.30%) e-Health
6 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.88%) Windows
2 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (7.79%) Linux
4 5 (6.49%) Unix
5 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.18%) CRM
3 9 (11.69%) ITIL
3 9 (11.69%) OO
3 9 (11.69%) RUP
3 9 (11.69%) Test Strategy
3 9 (11.69%) Waterfall
4 8 (10.39%) Logistics
5 7 (9.09%) Project Management
5 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.79%) Risk Management
6 6 (7.79%) Service Management
7 5 (6.49%) B2B
7 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.49%) Change Control
7 5 (6.49%) Validation
8 4 (5.19%) Migration
8 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.19%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.18%) Java
2 6 (7.79%) SQL
3 4 (5.19%) ANSI C
3 4 (5.19%) C
3 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.90%) C#
5 2 (2.60%) C++
5 2 (2.60%) MATLAB
5 2 (2.60%) Perl
5 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.60%) Python
6 1 (1.30%) PHP
6 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (32.47%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.99%) Degree
3 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) ISEB
4 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.30%) MCP
4 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) ECSS
3 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Cygwin
2 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) SCCM
2 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.30%) OpenView
2 1 (1.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 11 (14.29%) Pega
2 7 (9.09%) SAP
3 6 (7.79%) Huawei
4 4 (5.19%) BMC
4 4 (5.19%) Cisco
4 4 (5.19%) HP
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle
4 4 (5.19%) Remedy
5 3 (3.90%) Avaya
5 3 (3.90%) Lotus
5 3 (3.90%) VMware
6 2 (2.60%) 3PAR
6 2 (2.60%) Citrix
6 2 (2.60%) IBM
6 2 (2.60%) Juniper
6 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.30%) Aruba
7 1 (1.30%) Brocade
7 1 (1.30%) Nokia Networks
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