Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 37 52
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15 +3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 26 70 43
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.40% 5.20% 2.96%
As % of the General category 8.58% 12.66% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 56 25
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% -10.81%
10th Percentile £305 £350 £278
90th Percentile £445 £550 £511
East of England median daily rate £400 £463 £525
% change year-on-year -13.51% -11.90% +19.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Median hourly rate £46.50 £22.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.36% -20.00% +142.72%
10th Percentile £41.15 £20.50 £16.00
90th Percentile £47.25 £23.50 £42.00
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +50.00% +111.83%

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 303 553 577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 39.61% 41.12% 39.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 287 280
Median daily rate £425 £465 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.60% +12.73% -2.94%
10th Percentile £213 £326 £210
90th Percentile £588 £588 £588
East of England median daily rate £425 £475 £463
% change year-on-year -10.53% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 47
Median hourly rate £22.82 £17.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.48% +0.71% -2.78%
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.25 £11.88
90th Percentile £61.00 £47.40 £42.00
Median hourly rate £19.65 £20.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year -1.75% +12.68% -42.74%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Hertfordshire

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Telecoms in Hertfordshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Telecoms in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Hertfordshire

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in Hertfordshire.

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 5 June 2020. 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 -4 9 £425 -
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £397 - 1
Stevenage +9 2 - - 1
Watford - 1 - - 3
Hertford - 1 £325 -
Telecoms
East of England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 7 (26.92%) LTE
1 7 (26.92%) Radio Access Network
1 7 (26.92%) 5G
2 6 (23.08%) User Experience
2 6 (23.08%) 4G
2 6 (23.08%) Performance Improvement
2 6 (23.08%) DevOps
2 6 (23.08%) Scrum
2 6 (23.08%) WCDMA
3 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 5 (19.23%) Linux
4 4 (15.38%) PHP
4 4 (15.38%) MySQL
4 4 (15.38%) Apache
4 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 4 (15.38%) Python
4 4 (15.38%) 3GPP
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) MPLS
4 4 (15.38%) OSPF
4 4 (15.38%) Nokia
4 4 (15.38%) LAMP
4 4 (15.38%) Kanban
4 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
4 4 (15.38%) Node.js
4 4 (15.38%) nginx
4 4 (15.38%) BigQuery
4 4 (15.38%) React
4 4 (15.38%) Laravel

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 4 (15.38%) Apache
1 4 (15.38%) nginx
1 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.85%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) AWS
1 3 (11.54%) Azure
1 3 (11.54%) GCP
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) 5G
1 7 (26.92%) LTE
1 7 (26.92%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (23.08%) 4G
2 6 (23.08%) WCDMA
3 4 (15.38%) 3GPP
3 4 (15.38%) MPLS
3 4 (15.38%) OSPF
4 3 (11.54%) 2G
4 3 (11.54%) 3G
4 3 (11.54%) BGP
4 3 (11.54%) Internet
4 3 (11.54%) IPsec
4 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.54%) Wireless
5 2 (7.69%) 802.11
5 2 (7.69%) DHCP
5 2 (7.69%) Frame Relay
5 2 (7.69%) RIP
5 2 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) BigQuery
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
1 2 (7.69%) Automotive
1 2 (7.69%) Banking
1 2 (7.69%) Electronics
1 2 (7.69%) Military
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Design Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Network Design Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Network Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Radio Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) RAN Design Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) RAN Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
1 4 (15.38%) LAMP
1 4 (15.38%) Laravel
1 4 (15.38%) LEMP Stack
1 4 (15.38%) Node.js
1 4 (15.38%) React
2 2 (7.69%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) Spring
3 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) User Experience
2 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (7.69%) VHDL
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) DevOps
1 6 (23.08%) Performance Improvement
1 6 (23.08%) Scrum
2 4 (15.38%) Kanban
2 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
3 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (11.54%) Demand Forecasting
3 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
3 3 (11.54%) Network Design
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
3 3 (11.54%) Validation
4 2 (7.69%) FMEA
4 2 (7.69%) MVC
4 2 (7.69%) Network Management
4 2 (7.69%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PHP
1 4 (15.38%) Python
2 3 (11.54%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) CCDP
1 2 (7.69%) CCIE
1 2 (7.69%) CCNP
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
1 2 (7.69%) MCSA
1 2 (7.69%) MCSE
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ECSS
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Kubernetes
1 3 (11.54%) Terraform
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Nokia
2 3 (11.54%) BMC
2 3 (11.54%) Huawei
3 2 (7.69%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) EMC
3 2 (7.69%) Juniper
3 2 (7.69%) MikroTik
3 2 (7.69%) Remedy
3 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.85%) Empirix
4 1 (3.85%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.85%) NEC
4 1 (3.85%) NetScout
4 1 (3.85%) SAP