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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 38 40 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -24
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 20 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.31% 2.95% 6.86%
As % of the General category 22.73% 14.12% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 3
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£290 £394 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.34% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £24.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -25.19%
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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
88 85 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.97% 20.88% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 50 30
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 17
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 July 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 July 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 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) VoIP
3 5 (19.23%) .NET
3 5 (19.23%) Banking
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 4 (15.38%) WCF
4 4 (15.38%) WPF
4 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Time Management
4 4 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (15.38%) LINQ
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (15.38%) HSRP
4 4 (15.38%) ADO.NET
4 4 (15.38%) Windows
4 4 (15.38%) WLAN
4 4 (15.38%) WAN
4 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 4 (15.38%) VPN
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) LAN
4 4 (15.38%) OSPF
4 4 (15.38%) BGP
4 4 (15.38%) VRRP
4 4 (15.38%) Scrum
4 4 (15.38%) Firewall
5 3 (11.54%) Change Management
5 3 (11.54%) MSMQ

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) Node.js
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
1 1 (3.85%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) VoIP
2 4 (15.38%) WLAN
2 4 (15.38%) WAN
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 4 (15.38%) VPN
2 4 (15.38%) OSPF
2 4 (15.38%) BGP
2 4 (15.38%) VRRP
2 4 (15.38%) LAN
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) HSRP
3 1 (3.85%) GSM
3 1 (3.85%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Author
1 6 (23.08%) Technical Author
1 6 (23.08%) Technical Writer
2 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Network Manager
4 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Procurement Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Procurement Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Graduate
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) ADO.NET
2 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 4 (15.38%) WCF
2 4 (15.38%) WPF
2 4 (15.38%) LINQ
3 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 3 (11.54%) XML
3 3 (11.54%) MSMQ
3 3 (11.54%) WF
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.85%) React
5 1 (3.85%) RESTful
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
5 1 (3.85%) CSS3
5 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
5 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.85%) CSS
5 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Streaming Music
4 1 (3.85%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.85%) CentOS
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Scrum
1 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
1 4 (15.38%) Time Management
2 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
2 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
2 3 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
2 3 (11.54%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) MVC
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.69%) UML
3 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.85%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Test Management
4 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) HND
2 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.85%) SAP
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