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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 21 27
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 22 44 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.73% 6.40% 5.93%
As % of the General category 11.89% 15.66% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 15
Median daily rate £406 £440 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.67% +46.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £332 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £602 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 0
Median hourly rate £21.42 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £44.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -70.45% +69.23%  

Telecoms is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 185 281 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 31.36% 40.90% 35.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 130 113
Median daily rate £400 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.93% +9.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £313 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 7
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £37.90 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Telecoms as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage +1 3 - - 1
Watford -2 3 - - 3
Hatfield -15 3 £350 -34.27% 1
Hemel Hempstead -8 1 - - 1
Telecoms
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 11 (25.58%) Finance
1 11 (25.58%) Driving Licence
2 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (13.95%) ITIL
3 6 (13.95%) 2G
3 6 (13.95%) Firewall
3 6 (13.95%) 4G
4 5 (11.63%) Change Management
4 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.63%) Validation
4 5 (11.63%) Linux
4 5 (11.63%) Windows
4 5 (11.63%) LAN
4 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.63%) IBM
5 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.30%) WAN
5 4 (9.30%) Nokia
5 4 (9.30%) NHS
5 4 (9.30%) 3G
5 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
5 4 (9.30%) Oracle
5 4 (9.30%) MS Office
5 4 (9.30%) SAP
5 4 (9.30%) Migration
5 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
5 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) Electronics
5 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
5 4 (9.30%) Radio Access Network

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 3 (6.98%) Apache
1 3 (6.98%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (6.98%) IIS
1 3 (6.98%) JBoss
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
1 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
1 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
1 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.33%) Drupal
2 1 (2.33%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (6.98%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) 2G
1 6 (13.95%) 4G
1 6 (13.95%) Firewall
2 5 (11.63%) LAN
2 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.30%) 3G
3 4 (9.30%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (9.30%) WAN
4 3 (6.98%) DNS
4 3 (6.98%) FTP
4 3 (6.98%) HTTP
4 3 (6.98%) LDAP
4 3 (6.98%) SSL
5 2 (4.65%) GSM
5 2 (4.65%) HSPA
5 2 (4.65%) LTE
5 2 (4.65%) WCDMA
5 2 (4.65%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) GIS
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Rational Rose
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Electronics
2 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.30%) Marketing
3 3 (6.98%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Installation Technician
2 7 (16.28%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Designer
4 4 (9.30%) Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) ITIL Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) ITSM Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Procurement Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
1 3 (6.98%) J2EE
1 3 (6.98%) Middleware
2 2 (4.65%) CSS
2 2 (4.65%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.33%) Ajax
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.33%) jQuery
3 1 (2.33%) JSON
3 1 (2.33%) Kendo UI
3 1 (2.33%) MSMQ
3 1 (2.33%) SOAP
3 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Driving Licence
2 4 (9.30%) NHS
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) ASIC
4 1 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.33%) RIA
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Linux
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) AIX
3 2 (4.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) Change Management
2 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (11.63%) Validation
3 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
3 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (9.30%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (9.30%) Migration
3 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
3 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
4 3 (6.98%) Business Process Mapping
4 3 (6.98%) ITSM
4 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.98%) Software Architecture
5 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) EAI
5 2 (4.65%) Network Design
5 2 (4.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) Java
1 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.65%) C
2 2 (4.65%) C++
2 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.65%) MapBasic
2 2 (4.65%) MATLAB
2 2 (4.65%) Python
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) Tcl
2 2 (4.65%) VB
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.98%) CCIE
2 3 (6.98%) CCNA
3 2 (4.65%) CCNP
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) HNC
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) IBM
2 4 (9.30%) Nokia
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) SAP
3 3 (6.98%) BMC
3 3 (6.98%) HP
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) Remedy
4 2 (4.65%) Actix
4 2 (4.65%) BT
4 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.65%) Crossbeam
4 2 (4.65%) Huawei
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) EMC
5 1 (2.33%) Greenplum
5 1 (2.33%) Juniper
5 1 (2.33%) Mapinfo
5 1 (2.33%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (2.33%) Xilinx