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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 43 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 11 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.38% 2.19% 3.34%
As % of the General category 14.10% 8.00% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
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£425 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +14.51%
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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
78 100 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.85% 27.32% 32.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 41 83
Average daily rate £340 £300 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £418 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 23
Average hourly rate £25.50 £11.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.66% -71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.70 £12.90 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 10 (47.62%) Finance
1 10 (47.62%) Banking
2 8 (38.10%) jQuery
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Python
3 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 6 (28.57%) C#
4 6 (28.57%) .NET
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 5 (23.81%) Perl
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) IIS
5 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
5 5 (23.81%) SVG
5 5 (23.81%) Django
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
5 5 (23.81%) D3.js
5 5 (23.81%) Big Data
5 5 (23.81%) Splunk
5 5 (23.81%) Degree
5 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle
7 3 (14.29%) ISDN
7 3 (14.29%) PHP
7 3 (14.29%) C++
7 3 (14.29%) HTML
7 3 (14.29%) MS Office
7 3 (14.29%) CSS

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) IIS
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) ISDN
1 3 (14.29%) SMTP
1 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 3 (14.29%) VPN
1 3 (14.29%) SSL
1 3 (14.29%) MPLS
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Wireless
2 2 (9.52%) TETRA
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) DECT
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JUnit
1 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
1 1 (4.76%) WinRunner
1 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.76%) JMeter
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
1 1 (4.76%) Robotium
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
1 10 (47.62%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Python Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Python/Django Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) jQuery
2 6 (28.57%) .NET
3 5 (23.81%) SVG
3 5 (23.81%) Django
3 5 (23.81%) D3.js
4 3 (14.29%) HTML
4 3 (14.29%) OAuth
4 3 (14.29%) OpenID
4 3 (14.29%) HTML5
4 3 (14.29%) CSS3
4 3 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (9.52%) XML
6 1 (4.76%) J2SE
6 1 (4.76%) J2EE
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.76%) WCF
6 1 (4.76%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
1 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
2 3 (14.29%) Open Source
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
1 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Android
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (9.52%) Validation
1 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (9.52%) OO
2 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
2 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
2 1 (4.76%) OOP
2 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
2 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
2 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
2 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
2 1 (4.76%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Python
2 6 (28.57%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) Perl
4 3 (14.29%) PHP
4 3 (14.29%) C++
4 3 (14.29%) Tcl
5 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.52%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) Korn
6 1 (4.76%) Groovy
6 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.76%) TTCN
6 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) HNC
3 1 (4.76%) HND
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) OpenSSO
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Splunk
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) Imperva
4 3 (14.29%) 3PAR
4 3 (14.29%) WatchGuard
5 1 (4.76%) Polycom
5 1 (4.76%) Perforce
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