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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 16 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.45% 4.63% 4.07%
As % of the General category 13.73% 14.71% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate £288 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +20.00%
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
51 34 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 54.26% 31.48% 60.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 27
Average daily rate £400 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £243 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £720 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 10 February 2016, 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 (35.71%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 3 (21.43%) UML
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) User Experience
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) ITSM
4 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) RIA
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.14%) Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (7.14%) Commerce Server
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Designer
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Field Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Graduate
1 3 (21.43%) Trainee
2 2 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Technician
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Technician
2 2 (14.29%) Documentation Designer
2 2 (14.29%) Process Designer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) C Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) Kendo UI
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (7.14%) XHTML
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
1 3 (21.43%) UML
2 2 (14.29%) CRM
2 2 (14.29%) ITSM
2 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
3 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Signal Processing
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) ATG
2 1 (7.14%) hybris
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP