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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 14 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.81% 2.72% 0.94%
As % of the General category 12.86% 9.52% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Median daily rate £288 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.43 £16.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.35% -35.00%
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
70 42 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 45.16% 28.57% 51.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 14 25
Median daily rate £388 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £178 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 6 (42.86%) B2B
2 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 5 (35.71%) Logistics
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 4 (28.57%) RIA
3 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) Internet
3 4 (28.57%) CRM
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) MySQL
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) SOAP
4 3 (21.43%) XML
4 3 (21.43%) Unix
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (21.43%) Kendo UI

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 (7.14%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) SSL
2 2 (14.29%) VoIP
2 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) DB2
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) DataStage
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Voice Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) VoIP Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) VoIP Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 3 (21.43%) Ajax
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) jQuery
2 3 (21.43%) JSON
2 3 (21.43%) Kendo UI
2 3 (21.43%) SOAP
2 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (21.43%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (7.14%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (7.14%) Java EE
4 1 (7.14%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (28.57%) RIA
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (21.43%) User Experience
3 2 (14.29%) FMCG
3 2 (14.29%) Handset
4 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) B2B
2 5 (35.71%) Logistics
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) CRM
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) Change Control
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) ETL
5 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
6 1 (7.14%) Process Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) 3PAR
2 2 (14.29%) Avaya
2 2 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Sage