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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 37 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 19 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.85% 2.30% 2.69%
As % of the General category 23.46% 14.67% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
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£450 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £335 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £470 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -49.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.88 £21.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-33.92% -40.84%
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
81 75 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.40% 15.66% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 43
Average daily rate £400 £375 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £470 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% +126.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £85.70 £26.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 September 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 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Banking
3 7 (23.33%) WCF
3 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Time Management
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 7 (23.33%) VoIP
4 6 (20.00%) .NET
5 5 (16.67%) ADO.NET
5 5 (16.67%) MVC
5 5 (16.67%) Scrum
5 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (16.67%) WPF
5 5 (16.67%) LINQ
5 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 4 (13.33%) Degree
6 4 (13.33%) WF
6 4 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (13.33%) HSRP
6 4 (13.33%) Firewall
6 4 (13.33%) LAN
6 4 (13.33%) OSPF
6 4 (13.33%) BGP
6 4 (13.33%) VRRP
6 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (13.33%) C#
6 4 (13.33%) WLAN

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1 (3.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) VoIP
2 4 (13.33%) WLAN
2 4 (13.33%) WAN
2 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.33%) VPN
2 4 (13.33%) OSPF
2 4 (13.33%) BGP
2 4 (13.33%) VRRP
2 4 (13.33%) LAN
2 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) HSRP
3 1 (3.33%) GSM
3 1 (3.33%) SMPP
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) ANTLR
3 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Electronics
3 3 (10.00%) Marketing
3 3 (10.00%) Legal
3 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Author
2 7 (23.33%) Technical Author
2 7 (23.33%) Technical Writer
3 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Network Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Procurement Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Programmer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Graduate
5 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) WCF
2 6 (20.00%) .NET
3 5 (16.67%) ADO.NET
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 5 (16.67%) LINQ
3 5 (16.67%) WPF
3 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (13.33%) WF
5 3 (10.00%) HTML
5 3 (10.00%) XML
5 3 (10.00%) MSMQ
5 3 (10.00%) CSS
6 2 (6.67%) Web Services
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.33%) RESTful
7 1 (3.33%) HTML5
7 1 (3.33%) AppFabric
7 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.33%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (10.00%) DTV
2 3 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Streaming Music
3 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.33%) CentOS
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
1 7 (23.33%) Time Management
2 5 (16.67%) MVC
2 5 (16.67%) Scrum
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (10.00%) DevOps
4 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.67%) BDD
4 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.67%) UML
4 2 (6.67%) Workflow
4 2 (6.67%) Change Management
4 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) C#
1 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) HND
3 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
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