Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 66 60
Rank change year-on-year +34 -6 -41
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 72 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.19% 2.29% 2.79%
As % of the General category 14.75% 5.87% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 14 18
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -4.00% +20.97%
10th Percentile £250 £232 £238
90th Percentile £550 £568 £491
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £375
% change year-on-year +2.44% +36.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £41.00 £42.00 £11.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +270.70% -69.79%
10th Percentile £39.00 £42.00 £11.32
90th Percentile £43.00 £42.00 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £40.75 £11.33
% change year-on-year -67.69% +259.66% -68.96%

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 488 596 430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 35.16% 38.98% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 260 256
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -9.83% +10.91%
10th Percentile £220 £207 £211
90th Percentile £588 £588 £550
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £408
% change year-on-year - +10.43% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 20
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.43 £17.75 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.83% +9.23% -24.42%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.15 £11.32
90th Percentile £47.75 £46.75 £43.77
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £36.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -47.62% +63.33% -13.88%

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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019. 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 +12 38 £500 +2.56% 7
Stevenage -17 6 - - 8
Hemel Hempstead +6 4 £450 +9.09% 1
Waltham Cross - 4 £300 - 3
Watford - 4 £375 - 3
Borehamwood - 3 - -
Radlett - 1 £100 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £450 - 1
St Albans - 1 £140 - 4
Telecoms
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 20 (27.78%) 4G
2 18 (25.00%) 5G
2 18 (25.00%) Project Management
3 16 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 15 (20.83%) LTE
5 14 (19.44%) Change Control
6 13 (18.06%) Contingency Planning
6 13 (18.06%) Project Planning
6 13 (18.06%) 3G
7 12 (16.67%) BT
8 11 (15.28%) C
8 11 (15.28%) 3GPP
8 11 (15.28%) Network Design
9 10 (13.89%) C++
9 10 (13.89%) Cisco
9 10 (13.89%) Wireless
10 9 (12.50%) Windows
10 9 (12.50%) Linux
10 9 (12.50%) Wireshark
11 8 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
11 8 (11.11%) Cloudify
11 8 (11.11%) OpenDaylight
11 8 (11.11%) OpenStack
11 8 (11.11%) CloudStack
11 8 (11.11%) Docker
11 8 (11.11%) Python
11 8 (11.11%) DNS
11 8 (11.11%) Data Security
12 7 (9.72%) Firewall
12 7 (9.72%) Finance

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 8 (11.11%) CloudStack
1 8 (11.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.78%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.78%) 4G
2 18 (25.00%) 5G
3 15 (20.83%) LTE
4 13 (18.06%) 3G
5 11 (15.28%) 3GPP
6 10 (13.89%) Wireless
7 9 (12.50%) Wireshark
8 8 (11.11%) DNS
9 7 (9.72%) Firewall
9 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
9 7 (9.72%) WCDMA
10 6 (8.33%) 2G
10 6 (8.33%) HTTP
10 6 (8.33%) RTP
10 6 (8.33%) UTRAN
10 6 (8.33%) VLAN
11 5 (6.94%) LAN
11 5 (6.94%) VoIP
12 4 (5.56%) GSM
12 4 (5.56%) PBX
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) ClearCase
1 4 (5.56%) GDB
1 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.56%) Subversion
1 4 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (5.56%) Valgrind
1 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.39%) Hudson
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.17%) Electronics
3 3 (4.17%) Marketing
4 2 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Project Manager
2 10 (13.89%) Technical Manager
2 10 (13.89%) Technical Project Manager
3 8 (11.11%) Developer
3 8 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 8 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
4 7 (9.72%) Senior Technical Manager
4 7 (9.72%) Senior Technical Project Manager
5 6 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Telecoms Manager
6 5 (6.94%) Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Consultant
6 5 (6.94%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 4 (5.56%) C Developer
7 4 (5.56%) IP Network Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) RAN Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Virtualisation Architect
7 4 (5.56%) VoIP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.11%) OpenDaylight
2 4 (5.56%) FreeSWITCH
2 4 (5.56%) XML
3 2 (2.78%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (4.17%) NHS
2 3 (4.17%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.78%) PMI
4 1 (1.39%) Derivative
4 1 (1.39%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.39%) PKI
4 1 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.39%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.39%) VHDL
4 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Linux
1 9 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (4.17%) Solaris
2 3 (4.17%) Unix
2 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.78%) Debian
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (2.78%) SUSE
3 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.78%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.39%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) Project Management
2 16 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 14 (19.44%) Change Control
4 13 (18.06%) Contingency Planning
4 13 (18.06%) Project Planning
5 11 (15.28%) Network Design
6 8 (11.11%) Data Security
6 8 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
7 5 (6.94%) High Availability
7 5 (6.94%) ITIL
7 5 (6.94%) Network Architecture
7 5 (6.94%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.56%) Data Management
8 4 (5.56%) OO
8 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.56%) Signal Processing
9 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.17%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.28%) C
2 10 (13.89%) C++
3 8 (11.11%) Python
4 4 (5.56%) Assembly Language
4 4 (5.56%) MATLAB
4 4 (5.56%) Perl
5 3 (4.17%) R
6 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.39%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.78%) MCSA
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) CCNA
3 1 (1.39%) CCNP
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.39%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) Docker
2 6 (8.33%) KVM
3 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.56%) VirtualBox
4 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.78%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) Cloudify
2 2 (2.78%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.78%) SCCM
2 2 (2.78%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.39%) Ansible
3 1 (1.39%) Puppet
3 1 (1.39%) QRadar
3 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) BT
2 10 (13.89%) Cisco
3 7 (9.72%) Juniper
4 5 (6.94%) CheckPoint
4 5 (6.94%) F5
4 5 (6.94%) Fortinet
4 5 (6.94%) Huawei
4 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.94%) Nokia
5 4 (5.56%) Actix
5 4 (5.56%) Perforce
6 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.17%) SAP
6 3 (4.17%) VMware
7 2 (2.78%) Citrix
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle
7 2 (2.78%) Symantec
8 1 (1.39%) IBM
8 1 (1.39%) NetScout