The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 18 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.43% 2.61% -
As % of the General category 12.50% 9.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £300 £258 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

General Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
56 43 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 43.41% 28.10% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 30
Median daily rate £413 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £222 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £420 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £23.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Watford region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Watford region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Watford region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Watford region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 5 (33.33%) B2B
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 4 (26.67%) Logistics
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Internet
3 3 (20.00%) CRM
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) RIA
3 3 (20.00%) User Experience
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) Wireframes
4 2 (13.33%) Ajax
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) JSON
4 2 (13.33%) FMCG
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) SSL
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP
2 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) DataStage
General
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Graduate
2 3 (20.00%) Trainee
2 3 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Voice Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) Ajax
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) JSON
2 2 (13.33%) Kendo UI
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
2 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) RIA
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) FMCG
2 2 (13.33%) Handset
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) B2B
2 4 (26.67%) Logistics
3 3 (20.00%) CRM
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) Wireframes
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C#
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
1 2 (13.33%) Avaya
1 2 (13.33%) HP
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Sage