Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 53 23
Rank change year-on-year -1 -30 +6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 48 37 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.05% 2.89% 5.90%
As % of the General category 8.14% 8.73% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 47
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £456 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.59% +30.36% +8.53%
10th Percentile £213 £331 £250
90th Percentile £500 £494 £493
East of England median daily rate £525 £475 £350
% change year-on-year +10.53% +35.71% -7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.70% +36.96% -
10th Percentile £16.00 £11.33 £11.05
90th Percentile £42.00 £43.13 £35.75
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £31.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -20.63% -4.55% +1.54%

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 590 424 595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 37.46% 33.15% 42.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 216 302
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.66%
10th Percentile £208 £213 £260
90th Percentile £588 £600 £567
East of England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 22 13
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.00 £30.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.95% +2.50% +43.30%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.33 £11.73
90th Percentile £42.00 £40.00 £39.35
East of England median hourly rate £18.32 £35.00 £26.19
% change year-on-year -47.66% +33.64% -19.42%

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 15 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 15 July 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 15 £425 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -6 11 £413 -8.33% 1
Stevenage -13 10 - - 13
Borehamwood -2 1 - - 3
Watford -5 1 - - 1
Royston - 1 - -
Telecoms
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 (31.25%) Linux
2 13 (27.08%) VMware
2 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (25.00%) Firewall
4 11 (22.92%) SQL
5 9 (18.75%) Cisco
5 9 (18.75%) Ansible
5 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (16.67%) Puppet
6 8 (16.67%) Degree
6 8 (16.67%) HTTP
7 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
7 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
7 7 (14.58%) Windows
7 7 (14.58%) Python
7 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.58%) Percona
8 6 (12.50%) High Availability
8 6 (12.50%) Use Case
8 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (12.50%) IT Governance
8 6 (12.50%) Taxonomies
8 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 6 (12.50%) UML
8 6 (12.50%) VoIP
8 6 (12.50%) SMTP
8 6 (12.50%) ITIL
8 6 (12.50%) HP
8 6 (12.50%) Dell
8 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification

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 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.17%) Confluence
3 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.17%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (4.17%) Stackdriver
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) Firewall
2 8 (16.67%) HTTP
3 6 (12.50%) SMTP
3 6 (12.50%) VoIP
4 4 (8.33%) SAN
5 3 (6.25%) LAN
5 3 (6.25%) WAN
5 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (6.25%) Wireless
6 2 (4.17%) DNS
6 2 (4.17%) GSM
6 2 (4.17%) HTTPS
6 2 (4.17%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.17%) Network Security
6 2 (4.17%) SSL
6 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.17%) VPN
7 1 (2.08%) 4G
7 1 (2.08%) LTE
7 1 (2.08%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) MySQL
2 3 (6.25%) Big Data
2 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.17%) Artifactory
2 2 (4.17%) JIRA
2 2 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.08%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (8.33%) Billing
1 4 (8.33%) Electronics
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
1 4 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Local Government
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Architect
2 7 (14.58%) BSS Architect
3 6 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 6 (12.50%) Telecoms Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Administrator
4 5 (10.42%) DBA
4 5 (10.42%) Designer
4 5 (10.42%) MySQL DBA
5 4 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Mobile Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
7 2 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
7 2 (4.17%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.17%) CSS
2 2 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (4.17%) Node.js
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) .NET Core
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) HTML5
3 1 (2.08%) jQuery
3 1 (2.08%) React
3 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Taxonomies
3 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.33%) ASIC
4 4 (8.33%) Derivative
4 4 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.17%) Replication
6 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) Windows
3 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.17%) CentOS
5 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (12.50%) High Availability
2 6 (12.50%) Information Security
2 6 (12.50%) IT Governance
2 6 (12.50%) ITIL
2 6 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (12.50%) Sequence Diagram
2 6 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
2 6 (12.50%) Traceability Matrix
2 6 (12.50%) UML
2 6 (12.50%) Use Case
3 5 (10.42%) Continuous Deployment
3 5 (10.42%) Validation
4 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (8.33%) Network Design
5 3 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (6.25%) DevOps
5 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) Python
3 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.33%) C
3 4 (8.33%) C++
3 4 (8.33%) Java
4 3 (6.25%) Perl
4 3 (6.25%) Ruby
5 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) PHP
6 1 (2.08%) Bourne shell
6 1 (2.08%) C#
6 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) MCP
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) CCNP
5 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.08%) ACCA
6 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.08%) CCIE
6 1 (2.08%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.08%) CIMA
6 1 (2.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.17%) QA
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) GCP
2 1 (2.08%) IFRS
2 1 (2.08%) IFRS 9
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (4.17%) VMware NSX
4 2 (4.17%) XenApp
4 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) Ansible
2 8 (16.67%) Puppet
3 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (4.17%) HAProxy
4 2 (4.17%) Kibana
4 2 (4.17%) logstash
4 2 (4.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) VMware
2 9 (18.75%) Cisco
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.58%) Percona
4 6 (12.50%) Dell
4 6 (12.50%) HP
4 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.33%) Mitel
5 4 (8.33%) Veeam
6 3 (6.25%) F5
6 3 (6.25%) Google
6 3 (6.25%) New Relic
6 3 (6.25%) Splunk
7 2 (4.17%) Citrix
7 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.08%) Draytek
8 1 (2.08%) Greenplum
8 1 (2.08%) Mentor Graphics
8 1 (2.08%) Meraki