The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Cambridge region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 38 23 42
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 11 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.36% 4.95% 1.72%
As % of the General category 12.64% 17.12% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £415 £118
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +251.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £411 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £423 £124
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Average hourly rate £25.50 £42.50 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -3.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-29.57% +12.69%
General Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
87 111 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.63% 28.91% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 34 79
Average daily rate £375 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 25
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Telecoms
Cambridgeshire

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014, 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 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Banking
3 8 (44.44%) jQuery
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
5 5 (27.78%) IIS
5 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) SVG
5 5 (27.78%) Django
5 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
5 5 (27.78%) Degree
5 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
5 5 (27.78%) Splunk
5 5 (27.78%) D3.js
5 5 (27.78%) Big Data
6 4 (22.22%) Perl
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) PHP
7 3 (16.67%) C++
7 3 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (16.67%) CSS
7 3 (16.67%) Tcl
7 3 (16.67%) SMTP
7 3 (16.67%) CSS3
7 3 (16.67%) Open Source
7 3 (16.67%) OpenID

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 5 (27.78%) IIS
1 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SMTP
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
1 1 (5.56%) WinRunner
1 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.56%) JMeter
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) Robotium
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Python Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Python/Django Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Django Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) jQuery
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) SVG
3 5 (27.78%) Django
3 5 (27.78%) D3.js
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) OAuth
4 3 (16.67%) OpenID
4 3 (16.67%) HTML5
4 3 (16.67%) CSS3
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (5.56%) J2SE
6 1 (5.56%) J2EE
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.56%) WCF
6 1 (5.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
1 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
2 3 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.56%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
1 2 (11.11%) OO
1 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
2 1 (5.56%) Android Development
2 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Python
1 6 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
4 3 (16.67%) Tcl
4 3 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
6 1 (5.56%) Korn
6 1 (5.56%) Groovy
6 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.56%) HNC
3 1 (5.56%) HND
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) OpenSSO
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Splunk
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) Perforce
4 1 (5.56%) Altiris
4 1 (5.56%) Polycom
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