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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 31 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.11% 2.25% -
As % of the General category 3.70% 4.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-38.59% -8.06%
General Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
81 45 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 57.04% 50.56% 55.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 12 20
Average daily rate £400 £429 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.70% +12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £23.86 - £25.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.97 - £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.77 - £37.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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 16 April 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 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) CTI
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Multimedia
2 2 (33.33%) JTAPI
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (33.33%) Verint
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (16.67%) Kendo UI
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) C#

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) CTI
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
1 2 (33.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Email Designer
1 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Designer
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
1 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Network Support
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Graphic Designer
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support
1 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) JTAPI
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (16.67%) Kendo UI
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Social Media
1 1 (16.67%) FMCG
1 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
1 1 (16.67%) Blog
1 1 (16.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Email Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C#
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Verint
3 1 (16.67%) Facebook
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe