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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 19 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.33% 2.25% 4.95%
As % of the General category 10.00% 5.26% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £375 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +97.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -15.88%
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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
50 38 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 33.33% 42.70% 55.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 11
Average daily rate £381 £338 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% -22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £152 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £434 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%

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 30 October 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 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) RIA
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (14.29%) Kendo UI
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) .NET

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Graduate
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Author
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Author
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (14.29%) Kendo UI
1 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) RIA
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Logistics
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
1 1 (14.29%) Web Development
1 1 (14.29%) Change Control
1 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
1 1 (14.29%) People Management
1 1 (14.29%) MVC
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
1 1 (14.29%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle