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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank - 31 31
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 0 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 2.85% 2.25%
As % of the General category - 17.65% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £180 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
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
50 51 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.48% 16.14% 32.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 45
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £170 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £493 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 8 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) FireEye
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Splunk
2 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Programmer
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Programmer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Network Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
1 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) FireEye
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Splunk
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Posted: 7 days ago
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Posted: 10 days ago
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