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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 34 38 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 10 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.54% 2.70% 8.05%
As % of the General category 12.35% 10.99% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
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£325 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £420 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-38.00% -18.03%
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 91 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.61% 24.59% 30.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 51 33
Average daily rate £380 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £229 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.84%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) Change Management
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
1 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) HSRP
2 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (13.33%) HTML5
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) VRRP
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (13.33%) OSPF
2 2 (13.33%) BGP
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP
2 2 (13.33%) WLAN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) SQL

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Temenos T24
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HSRP
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) VRRP
1 2 (13.33%) OSPF
1 2 (13.33%) BGP
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) VoIP
1 2 (13.33%) WLAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Author
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Author
2 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) Network Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Writer
3 1 (6.67%) Graduate
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Procurement Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML5
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) WPF
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Change Management
1 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Test Management
3 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.67%) Information Management
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.67%) HND
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Temenos
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