Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 53 21
Rank change year-on-year -4 -32 -3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 47 49 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.99% 3.53% 6.47%
As % of the General category 7.99% 9.16% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 43
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £278 £206 £225
90th Percentile £473 £488 £488
East of England median daily rate £513 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +36.67% +15.38% -17.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.75 - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £13.86 £32.50
% change year-on-year +188.60% -57.35% +17.12%

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 588 535 599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 37.45% 38.57% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 326 247
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +1.80% +7.74%
10th Percentile £208 £204 £212
90th Percentile £594 £538 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +5.85% +0.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 11 57
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -20.00% +30.80%
10th Percentile £14.15 £13.75 £12.96
90th Percentile £41.80 £31.50 £37.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +23.08% +25.00% -13.33%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Stevenage +8 16 £285 -
Hatfield +2 12 £550 +51.72% 3
Hemel Hempstead -1 7 £375 +15.38%
Borehamwood -2 2 £371 +147.50% 1
Watford -11 2 - - 1
St Albans -4 1 £463 +42.31%
Hitchin - 1 £320 -
Telecoms
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 17 (36.17%) Linux
2 13 (27.66%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) C
3 12 (25.53%) Degree
4 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
4 9 (19.15%) Algorithms
4 9 (19.15%) Unix
4 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.02%) Billing
5 8 (17.02%) Wireless
5 8 (17.02%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (14.89%) SIEM
6 7 (14.89%) Feature Driven Development
6 7 (14.89%) Digital Signal Processing
6 7 (14.89%) Signal Processing
6 7 (14.89%) LTE
6 7 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (14.89%) Integration Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Firewall
6 7 (14.89%) Risk Management
6 7 (14.89%) Validation
6 7 (14.89%) Scrum
6 7 (14.89%) VHDL
6 7 (14.89%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (14.89%) TDD
6 7 (14.89%) LAN
6 7 (14.89%) 3GPP
6 7 (14.89%) Embedded C
7 6 (12.77%) Nokia
7 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management

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 4 (8.51%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) Wireless
2 7 (14.89%) 3GPP
2 7 (14.89%) Firewall
2 7 (14.89%) LAN
2 7 (14.89%) LTE
3 6 (12.77%) Value-Added Service
3 6 (12.77%) VoWiFi
4 5 (10.64%) VLAN
5 4 (8.51%) Diameter Protocol
5 4 (8.51%) MVNO
5 4 (8.51%) SS7
5 4 (8.51%) VoLTE
6 3 (6.38%) iSCSI
6 3 (6.38%) SNMP
6 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.38%) WAN
6 3 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.26%) GGSN
7 2 (4.26%) Internet
7 2 (4.26%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.13%) Big Data
2 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Bugzilla
1 3 (6.38%) ClearCase
1 3 (6.38%) ClearQuest
2 2 (4.26%) Babel
2 2 (4.26%) Grunt
2 2 (4.26%) gulp
2 2 (4.26%) webpack
3 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (17.02%) Billing
2 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.38%) Aerospace
3 3 (6.38%) Automotive
3 3 (6.38%) Avionics
3 3 (6.38%) Finance
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (14.89%) DSP Engineer
1 7 (14.89%) Senior DSP Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Network Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Validation Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Design Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Designer
4 4 (8.51%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Software Validation Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.26%) GDPR Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Telecoms Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Test and Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
1 2 (4.26%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (4.26%) Express
1 2 (4.26%) LAMP
1 2 (4.26%) Laravel
1 2 (4.26%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (4.26%) LESS
1 2 (4.26%) Node.js
1 2 (4.26%) Redux
1 2 (4.26%) Sass
1 2 (4.26%) Symfony
1 2 (4.26%) Vue (Vue.js)
2 1 (2.13%) JSON
2 1 (2.13%) Memcached
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Algorithms
2 7 (14.89%) VHDL
3 5 (10.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.38%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (4.26%) Derivative
5 2 (4.26%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.13%) ASIC
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (2.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Linux
2 13 (27.66%) Windows
3 9 (19.15%) Unix
4 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.13%) CentOS
6 1 (2.13%) Debian
6 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.02%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (14.89%) Digital Signal Processing
3 7 (14.89%) Feature Driven Development
3 7 (14.89%) Integration Testing
3 7 (14.89%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (14.89%) Risk Management
3 7 (14.89%) Scrum
3 7 (14.89%) SIEM
3 7 (14.89%) Signal Processing
3 7 (14.89%) TDD
3 7 (14.89%) Validation
4 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
4 6 (12.77%) High Availability
4 6 (12.77%) Network Design
5 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.38%) Change Management
6 3 (6.38%) ITIL
6 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) C
2 7 (14.89%) Embedded C
3 5 (10.64%) C++
4 3 (6.38%) Java
5 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.26%) ES6
5 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) Perl
5 2 (4.26%) PHP
5 2 (4.26%) Python
5 2 (4.26%) SQL
6 1 (2.13%) ANSI C
6 1 (2.13%) AWK
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) sed
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Degree
2 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) CISM
3 5 (10.64%) CISSP
3 5 (10.64%) CompTIA Security+
3 5 (10.64%) Security+ Certification
4 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) HNC
5 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) CCNA
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.38%) ECSS
3 2 (4.26%) GDPR
4 1 (2.13%) JSP 440
4 1 (2.13%) QA
4 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.38%) Cygwin
3 2 (4.26%) VMware NSX
3 2 (4.26%) XenApp
3 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.13%) Docker
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Ansible
1 3 (6.38%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.13%) WSUS
3 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.77%) Nokia
2 5 (10.64%) VMware
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle
3 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.51%) Tekelec
4 2 (4.26%) Citrix
4 2 (4.26%) Dell
4 2 (4.26%) EMC
4 2 (4.26%) Google
4 2 (4.26%) HP
4 2 (4.26%) Huawei
4 2 (4.26%) Redknee
4 2 (4.26%) Zend
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) Genesys
5 1 (2.13%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (2.13%) Mitel
5 1 (2.13%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.13%) Veeam