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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 16 14 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 4 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.39% 8.42% 1.77%
As % of the General category 8.51% 17.02% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £313 £288 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.33 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £44.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-74.25% +60.00%

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
47 47 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 39.83% 49.47% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 17
Median daily rate £450 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £307 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.33 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

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
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 24 February 2017, 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 5 (71.43%) Driving Licence
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) RIA
3 1 (14.29%) Drupal
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) XML

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 (14.29%) Drupal
1 1 (14.29%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Installation Technician
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Kendo UI
2 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) RIA
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) B2B
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle