Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 53 50
Rank change year-on-year -14 -3 -30
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 36 46 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.25% 3.05% 3.53%
As % of the General category 6.39% 8.29% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 34
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.13% +3.08% +4.84%
10th Percentile £228 £278 £214
90th Percentile £483 £448 £488
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £375
% change year-on-year +2.44% +36.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £32.50 £35.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -67.09% +12.68% +9.23%

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 563 555 576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 35.25% 36.80% 40.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 252 340
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £205 £226 £205
90th Percentile £560 £593 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 22 11
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.86 £25.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.58% +56.25% -16.88%
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.25 £13.75
90th Percentile £46.38 £40.00 £31.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -56.25% +29.03% +6.90%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +2 11 £444 - 2
Hemel Hempstead -3 10 £431 +15.00% 1
Stevenage -24 4 - - 4
Watford +7 2 - - 7
Borehamwood -3 1 - - 1
Waltham Cross - 1 £300 - 6
Radlett - 1 £100 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £450 -
Royston - 1 - - 1
Telecoms
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 6 (16.67%) Windows
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) 4G
2 5 (13.89%) High Availability
2 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) Wireless
3 4 (11.11%) Firewall
3 4 (11.11%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.11%) 3G
3 4 (11.11%) Python
3 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 4 (11.11%) Puppet
3 4 (11.11%) Ansible
3 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.11%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 3 (8.33%) Server Building
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (8.33%) LTE
4 3 (8.33%) Derivative
4 3 (8.33%) Degree
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.33%) 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 1 (2.78%) Confluence
1 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.78%) IBM Domino
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.78%) nginx
1 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (5.56%) IaaS
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) 4G
1 5 (13.89%) Wireless
2 4 (11.11%) 3G
2 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.33%) 2G
3 3 (8.33%) BGP
3 3 (8.33%) LTE
3 3 (8.33%) SAN
3 3 (8.33%) VPN
3 3 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.56%) 3GPP
4 2 (5.56%) HTTP
4 2 (5.56%) MPLS
4 2 (5.56%) OSPF
4 2 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (5.56%) SSL
4 2 (5.56%) VLAN
4 2 (5.56%) VoIP
4 2 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Big Data
1 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.78%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.78%) GDB
2 1 (2.78%) Hudson
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) Valgrind
2 1 (2.78%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Electronics
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Designer
2 3 (8.33%) Analyst
2 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (5.56%) Architect
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) Consultant
3 2 (5.56%) Developer
3 2 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (5.56%) Network Analyst
3 2 (5.56%) Network Architect
3 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) Procurement Manager
3 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (2.78%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (2.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (2.78%) Security Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) .NET Core
1 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.78%) CSS
1 1 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (2.78%) FreeSWITCH
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) HTML5
1 1 (2.78%) jQuery
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
1 1 (2.78%) Node.js
1 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Derivative
3 2 (5.56%) ASIC
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.78%) NHS
4 1 (2.78%) PKI
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
4 1 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Solaris
3 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) High Availability
2 4 (11.11%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 3 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
3 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (8.33%) Migration
3 3 (8.33%) Network Architecture
3 3 (8.33%) Server Building
3 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.56%) Build Automation
4 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.56%) Network Design
4 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.56%) Project Management
4 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
4 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.56%) C
2 2 (5.56%) C++
2 2 (5.56%) Perl
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) Bourne shell
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby
3 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) CCNP
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.56%) MCSA
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) APMP
4 1 (2.78%) CCNA
4 1 (2.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) KVM
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.78%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Ansible
1 4 (11.11%) Puppet
2 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (5.56%) SCCM
4 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.78%) Kibana
4 1 (2.78%) logstash
4 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.78%) QRadar
4 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) Juniper
3 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix
4 2 (5.56%) Nokia
5 1 (2.78%) Adobe
5 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.78%) EMC
5 1 (2.78%) F5
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) Huawei
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) Meraki
5 1 (2.78%) New Relic
5 1 (2.78%) Percona
5 1 (2.78%) Perforce
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Splunk