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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 28 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.31% 2.75% 4.35%
As % of the General category 7.32% 5.26% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£350 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £23.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-41.30% -35.21%
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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
41 57 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 31.54% 52.29% 55.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 5
Average daily rate £350 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £218 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

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
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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 5 (71.43%) Logistics
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) CRM
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Change Management
4 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) B2C
4 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
4 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
4 3 (42.86%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) DB2
5 2 (28.57%) Internet

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
1 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Office Support
3 1 (14.29%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Project Office Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Ajax
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (28.57%) Kendo UI
1 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) RIA
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) FMCG
3 1 (14.29%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) CRM
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Logistics
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) B2C
2 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 3 (42.86%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) B2B
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix