Period
to 18 September 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 September 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 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 69 47
Rank change year-on-year +36 -22 -10
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 79 33 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.65% 2.04% 3.57%
As % of the General category 13.60% 5.51% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 17 13
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +17.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £377 £268 £278
90th Percentile £455 £485 £490
East of England median daily rate £425 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -19.05% +2.44% +55.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.20 £26.25 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.29% -16.67% -
East of England median hourly rate £16.20 £21.32 £40.00
% change year-on-year -24.01% -46.71% +14.29%

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 581 599 538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 41.59% 36.98% 38.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 317 251
Hertfordshire median daily rate £429 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.88% +6.25% -0.12%
10th Percentile £311 £189 £213
90th Percentile £588 £558 £600
East of England median daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 27
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.20 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.36% +22.22% +18.03%
10th Percentile £12.89 £12.25 £14.70
90th Percentile £35.80 £39.00 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.71 £37.25
% change year-on-year -2.60% -52.46% +22.13%

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 September 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 September 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 +16 45 £425 -10.53% 3
Hemel Hempstead +6 13 £438 +6.06% 2
Borehamwood +3 8 £425 - 2
Stevenage -10 3 £420 - 3
Telecoms
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 25 (31.65%) Network Design
2 22 (27.85%) 4G
3 16 (20.25%) Cisco
3 16 (20.25%) 3G
3 16 (20.25%) VMware
4 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (17.72%) 5G
5 13 (16.46%) LTE
5 13 (16.46%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (15.19%) Radio Access Network
6 12 (15.19%) PHP
7 11 (13.92%) Linux
7 11 (13.92%) Network Virtualisation
7 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (12.66%) Validation
9 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (11.39%) High Availability
9 9 (11.39%) 2G
9 9 (11.39%) Scrum
9 9 (11.39%) PRINCE2
9 9 (11.39%) Python
9 9 (11.39%) DevOps
10 8 (10.13%) Data Centre
10 8 (10.13%) AngularJS
10 8 (10.13%) Mobile App
10 8 (10.13%) Kubernetes
10 8 (10.13%) React
10 8 (10.13%) Java
10 8 (10.13%) MPLS
10 8 (10.13%) OSPF

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 7 (8.86%) Apache
1 7 (8.86%) nginx
1 7 (8.86%) OpenStack
1 7 (8.86%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) AWS
1 7 (8.86%) Azure
1 7 (8.86%) GCP
2 1 (1.27%) BrowserStack
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
2 1 (1.27%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 22 (27.85%) 4G
2 16 (20.25%) 3G
3 14 (17.72%) 5G
4 13 (16.46%) LTE
5 12 (15.19%) Radio Access Network
6 9 (11.39%) 2G
7 8 (10.13%) BGP
7 8 (10.13%) GGSN
7 8 (10.13%) MPLS
7 8 (10.13%) OSPF
7 8 (10.13%) SGSN
8 7 (8.86%) 3GPP
9 6 (7.59%) DNS
9 6 (7.59%) WCDMA
10 5 (6.33%) 2.5G
10 5 (6.33%) Broadband
10 5 (6.33%) WAN
10 5 (6.33%) Wireshark
11 4 (5.06%) UTRAN
11 4 (5.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) BigQuery
1 7 (8.86%) MySQL
1 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) JIRA
2 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.59%) Selenium
3 3 (3.80%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.80%) Robot Framework
3 3 (3.80%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.53%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.53%) TestRail
4 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.27%) Appium
5 1 (1.27%) AppScan
5 1 (1.27%) Burp Suite
5 1 (1.27%) Calabash
5 1 (1.27%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Electronics
3 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.80%) Marketing
4 2 (2.53%) Back Office
4 2 (2.53%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (13.92%) Developer
2 10 (12.66%) Network Design Specialist
2 10 (12.66%) Network Specialist
3 9 (11.39%) Mobile Engineer
3 9 (11.39%) Network Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) RAN Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Senior Manager
6 6 (7.59%) IP Specialist
6 6 (7.59%) Network Manager
6 6 (7.59%) PHP Developer
6 6 (7.59%) RAN Performance Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Telecoms Manager
7 5 (6.33%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.33%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (6.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Network Design Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Network Project Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) AngularJS
1 8 (10.13%) Laravel
1 8 (10.13%) React
2 7 (8.86%) jQuery
2 7 (8.86%) LAMP
2 7 (8.86%) LEMP Stack
3 6 (7.59%) HTML
4 5 (6.33%) CSS
5 4 (5.06%) JSON
6 3 (3.80%) .NET
6 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.80%) REST
7 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.53%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.53%) Web Services
8 1 (1.27%) Ajax
8 1 (1.27%) Django
8 1 (1.27%) RESTful
8 1 (1.27%) SOAP
8 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.13%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.13%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.13%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.33%) User Experience
4 4 (5.06%) PMI
5 3 (3.80%) Derivative
6 2 (2.53%) iPhone
6 2 (2.53%) NHS
6 2 (2.53%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.27%) CMDB
7 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.92%) Linux
2 6 (7.59%) Windows
3 4 (5.06%) Android
3 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.65%) Network Design
2 13 (16.46%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (13.92%) Network Virtualisation
4 10 (12.66%) Validation
5 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.39%) DevOps
5 9 (11.39%) High Availability
5 9 (11.39%) PRINCE2
5 9 (11.39%) Scrum
6 8 (10.13%) Kanban
6 8 (10.13%) MVC
6 8 (10.13%) Network Management
6 8 (10.13%) Test Automation
7 7 (8.86%) Coaching
7 7 (8.86%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (8.86%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.86%) Project Management
8 6 (7.59%) Integration Testing
8 6 (7.59%) Technology Roadmap
9 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) PHP
2 9 (11.39%) Python
3 8 (10.13%) Java
4 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.53%) C
5 2 (2.53%) C#
5 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.27%) C++
6 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.27%) Perl
6 1 (1.27%) Ruby
6 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Degree
1 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.06%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.80%) CCNA
4 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.53%) CCNP
5 2 (2.53%) MCSE
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.27%) CCDP
6 1 (1.27%) CCIE
6 1 (1.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) SLA
2 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.80%) XenApp
3 3 (3.80%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) Kubernetes
2 7 (8.86%) Terraform
3 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.27%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (1.27%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Cisco
1 16 (20.25%) VMware
2 7 (8.86%) HP
3 6 (7.59%) Dell
4 5 (6.33%) Huawei
4 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.06%) Citrix
6 3 (3.80%) Nokia
6 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.53%) BMC
7 2 (2.53%) NetScout
7 2 (2.53%) Remedy
7 2 (2.53%) Samsung
7 2 (2.53%) SAP
7 2 (2.53%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.27%) Acunetix
8 1 (1.27%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (1.27%) MikroTik
8 1 (1.27%) Sparx
8 1 (1.27%) Virgin Media