The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 32 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 5 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.59% 1.75% 3.03%
As % of the General category 11.11% 5.88% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -23.91%
Telecoms
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

General Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
45 85 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.29% 29.72% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 43 25
Average daily rate £350 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 14
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Cambridge region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Cambridge region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Telecoms also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Telecoms.

1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) HTML5
4 2 (12.50%) Temenos T24
4 2 (12.50%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (12.50%) Data Extraction
4 2 (12.50%) Scala
4 2 (12.50%) Information Management
4 2 (12.50%) SSH
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (12.50%) HTTP
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) J2EE
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Telecoms also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Telecoms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) AutoCAD
1 1 (6.25%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Temenos T24
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
1 2 (12.50%) SSH
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) TETRA
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) DECT
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) SMTP
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Network Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) DSP Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Service Operations Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Procurement Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) WPF
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) OAuth
3 1 (6.25%) OpenID
3 1 (6.25%) CSS3
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Extraction
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) DTV
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) OO
2 2 (12.50%) Information Management
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.25%) Signal Processing
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
1 4 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) Tcl
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) Scala
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
3 1 (6.25%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) VCP4
2 1 (6.25%) HND
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Temenos
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) SAP