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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 16 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 4 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.92% 6.86% 4.80%
As % of the General category 8.16% 12.73% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £313 £198 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.82% -39.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.33 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £18.50 £22.67
% change year-on-year
-38.75% -18.39%

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
49 55 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 48.04% 53.92% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 17
Median daily rate £463 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.33 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.69% +32.00%

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
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 17 January 2017, 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 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (14.29%) RIA
3 1 (14.29%) Drupal
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control

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 1 (14.29%) Drupal
1 1 (14.29%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (14.29%) DMZ
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Installation Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Java EE
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Kendo UI
2 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) RIA
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) B2B
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Process Management
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) NetApp
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle