Period
to 9 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Telecommunications
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 54 52
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -29
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 52 46 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.25% 2.91% 3.26%
As % of the General category 9.32% 7.71% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 32
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% +20.83%
10th Percentile £225 £278 £214
90th Percentile £550 £522 £488
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £375
% change year-on-year +2.44% +36.67% +20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £11.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +253.36% -
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £40.50 £11.32
% change year-on-year -67.49% +257.77% -65.17%

Telecoms is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 558 597 531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 34.85% 37.76% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 266 329
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £208 £213 £204
90th Percentile £556 £597 £550
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 27 15
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.71 £25.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.16% +56.25% -23.57%
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.25 £41.80 £40.31
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -56.25% +21.21% +26.92%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Hertfordshire

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Telecoms in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Hertfordshire

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Hertfordshire

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Hertfordshire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield +10 19 £450 -18.18% 2
Hemel Hempstead +2 8 £450 +28.57% 1
Stevenage -17 6 - - 2
Watford +6 4 £375 - 2
Waltham Cross - 4 £300 - 2
St Albans +2 1 £140 -69.73% 1
Radlett - 1 £100 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £450 -
Royston - 1 - -
Telecoms
East of England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 15 (28.85%) 4G
2 12 (23.08%) LTE
2 12 (23.08%) 3G
3 11 (21.15%) 5G
4 9 (17.31%) Project Management
4 9 (17.31%) C
5 8 (15.38%) C++
5 8 (15.38%) Python
5 8 (15.38%) Cisco
5 8 (15.38%) Wireless
5 8 (15.38%) 2G
5 8 (15.38%) Wireshark
6 7 (13.46%) Finance
6 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
6 7 (13.46%) 3GPP
6 7 (13.46%) WCDMA
6 7 (13.46%) Windows
7 6 (11.54%) Linux
7 6 (11.54%) VLAN
7 6 (11.54%) Change Control
7 6 (11.54%) High Availability
8 5 (9.62%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (9.62%) Contingency Planning
8 5 (9.62%) Project Planning
8 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
8 5 (9.62%) GSM
8 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
8 5 (9.62%) VoIP
8 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
8 5 (9.62%) Nokia

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (1.92%) CloudStack
1 1 (1.92%) IBM Domino
1 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) 4G
2 12 (23.08%) 3G
2 12 (23.08%) LTE
3 11 (21.15%) 5G
4 8 (15.38%) 2G
4 8 (15.38%) Wireless
4 8 (15.38%) Wireshark
5 7 (13.46%) 3GPP
5 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
5 7 (13.46%) WCDMA
6 6 (11.54%) VLAN
7 5 (9.62%) BGP
7 5 (9.62%) GSM
7 5 (9.62%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (9.62%) VoIP
8 4 (7.69%) Firewall
8 4 (7.69%) MPLS
8 4 (7.69%) RTCP
8 4 (7.69%) RTP
8 4 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Big Data
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.69%) GDB
2 4 (7.69%) Subversion
2 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.69%) Valgrind
3 2 (3.85%) ClearCase
3 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.92%) Hudson
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Electronics
3 2 (3.85%) Law
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Project Manager
2 9 (17.31%) Developer
3 5 (9.62%) Designer
3 5 (9.62%) Senior Manager
3 5 (9.62%) Senior Project Manager
3 5 (9.62%) Software Developer
4 4 (7.69%) C Developer
4 4 (7.69%) RAN Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Telecoms Manager
4 4 (7.69%) VoIP Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Technical Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Technical Project Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Network Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) FreeSWITCH
1 4 (7.69%) XML
2 2 (3.85%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.92%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) .NET Core
3 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.92%) CSS
3 1 (1.92%) HTML
3 1 (1.92%) HTML5
3 1 (1.92%) jQuery
3 1 (1.92%) Middleware
3 1 (1.92%) OpenDaylight
3 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.85%) PMI
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) ASIC
3 1 (1.92%) Derivative
3 1 (1.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.92%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (1.92%) NHS
3 1 (1.92%) PKI
3 1 (1.92%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Solaris
4 1 (1.92%) Unix
4 1 (1.92%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) Project Management
2 6 (11.54%) Change Control
2 6 (11.54%) High Availability
3 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
3 5 (9.62%) Contingency Planning
3 5 (9.62%) Project Planning
4 4 (7.69%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 4 (7.69%) Migration
4 4 (7.69%) Network Design
4 4 (7.69%) OO
4 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.77%) Digital Signal Processing
5 3 (5.77%) Feasibility Study
5 3 (5.77%) ITIL
5 3 (5.77%) Network Architecture
5 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.77%) Signal Processing
5 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.85%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) C
2 8 (15.38%) C++
2 8 (15.38%) Python
3 4 (7.69%) Perl
4 3 (5.77%) Assembly Language
4 3 (5.77%) MATLAB
4 3 (5.77%) R
5 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.92%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) Java
6 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) Degree
3 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) CCNP
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.85%) MCSA
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.92%) APMP
5 1 (1.92%) CCNA
5 1 (1.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 4 (7.69%) KVM
1 4 (7.69%) VirtualBox
2 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.92%) Docker
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Ansible
2 1 (1.92%) Cloudify
2 1 (1.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) QRadar
2 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Cisco
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Nokia
3 4 (7.69%) Actix
3 4 (7.69%) BT
3 4 (7.69%) Huawei
3 4 (7.69%) Juniper
4 2 (3.85%) Citrix
4 2 (3.85%) Perforce
5 1 (1.92%) Adobe
5 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.92%) F5
5 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.92%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.92%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Meraki
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) VMware