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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 31 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.59% 3.55% 2.90%
As % of the General category 3.90% 9.09% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £475 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.22% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £12.49 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -37.55%
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
77 55 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 40.74% 39.01% 44.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 26 27
Median daily rate £388 £325 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -18.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +14.28%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 (38.46%) B2B
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Internet
2 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 3 (23.08%) Logistics
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Ajax
2 3 (23.08%) Web Development
2 3 (23.08%) CRM
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) SOAP
2 3 (23.08%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
2 3 (23.08%) JSON
2 3 (23.08%) RIA
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) NServiceBus
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (7.69%) DMZ
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
3 1 (7.69%) IPsec
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (7.69%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) DB2
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Voice Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
1 3 (23.08%) Ajax
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) jQuery
1 3 (23.08%) JSON
1 3 (23.08%) Kendo UI
1 3 (23.08%) SOAP
1 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (15.38%) Java EE
2 2 (15.38%) MSMQ
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) RIA
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) B2B
2 3 (23.08%) CRM
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 3 (23.08%) Logistics
2 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Process Management
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Product Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
2 2 (15.38%) Avaya
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp