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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 29 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.47% - 2.78%
As % of the General category 8.00% - 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£258 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-38.00% -18.03%
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
50 47 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 30.86% 52.81% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 7
Average daily rate £375 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £190 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £413 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.86 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.84%

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 2 June 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 5 (83.33%) CRM
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Retail
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Logistics
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) B2C
3 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Change Control
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) RIA
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (33.33%) Kendo UI
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) User Experience
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 5 (83.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Project Office Support
3 1 (16.67%) Project Office Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (33.33%) Kendo UI
1 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (33.33%) Ajax
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) RIA
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) CRM
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Logistics
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) B2C
3 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Change Control
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) B2B
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) IBM