The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Watford 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 23 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.80% 4.65% 1.27%
As % of the General category 3.51% 8.70% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £438 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £35.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-32.39% +10.93%
General Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
57 46 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 51.35% 53.49% 48.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 4
Average daily rate £388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £271 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £23.86 £50.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.29% +170.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Telecoms
Hertfordshire

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) B2B
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Logistics
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) RIA
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (50.00%) Kendo UI
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) B2B
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Logistics
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco