The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 45 56 20
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -36
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 23 16 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.97% 2.19% 5.73%
As % of the General category 14.74% 8.29% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 6
Average daily rate
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£295 £388 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.87% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £285 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £460 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £30.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-38.00% -19.35%
Telecoms
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

General Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
156 193 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.13% 26.47% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 95 76
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 24
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £26.10 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Cambridgeshire region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Cambridgeshire region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 12 £325 -13.33% 10
Peterborough +5 3 £300 -24.05% 1
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) WAN
2 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Banking
3 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
3 6 (13.04%) Windows
3 6 (13.04%) LAN
3 6 (13.04%) Java
3 6 (13.04%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.87%) Linux
4 5 (10.87%) VPN
4 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
4 5 (10.87%) Wireless
5 4 (8.70%) Firewall
5 4 (8.70%) CMS
5 4 (8.70%) IVR
5 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
5 4 (8.70%) Degree
5 4 (8.70%) WFM
5 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.70%) OSPF
5 4 (8.70%) BGP
5 4 (8.70%) VRRP
5 4 (8.70%) Python
5 4 (8.70%) WLAN
5 4 (8.70%) PBX
5 4 (8.70%) .NET
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 4 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (4.35%) Lync
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
3 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.35%) AutoCAD
3 2 (4.35%) MS Project
4 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.17%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) WAN
2 6 (13.04%) LAN
3 5 (10.87%) VPN
3 5 (10.87%) Wireless
4 4 (8.70%) Firewall
4 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.70%) OSPF
4 4 (8.70%) BGP
4 4 (8.70%) VRRP
4 4 (8.70%) WLAN
4 4 (8.70%) PBX
4 4 (8.70%) HSRP
5 2 (4.35%) SSH
5 2 (4.35%) Internet
5 2 (4.35%) VoIP
5 2 (4.35%) HTTP
6 1 (2.17%) LTE
6 1 (2.17%) GPRS
6 1 (2.17%) GSM
6 1 (2.17%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
1 8 (17.39%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Dutch Language
2 1 (2.17%) French Language
2 1 (2.17%) German Language
2 1 (2.17%) Back Office
2 1 (2.17%) Electronics
2 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Analyst
2 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
3 3 (6.52%) Developer
3 3 (6.52%) Customer Engineer
3 3 (6.52%) OSS Engineer
3 3 (6.52%) Network Manager
3 3 (6.52%) Customer Support Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
4 2 (4.35%) Technical Writer
4 2 (4.35%) Design Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (4.35%) Author
4 2 (4.35%) Technical Author
4 2 (4.35%) Coordinator
4 2 (4.35%) OSS Support Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (2.17%) Automated Test Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) HTML5
2 3 (6.52%) HTML
2 3 (6.52%) CSS
3 2 (4.35%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) J2EE
3 2 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (2.17%) RESTful
4 1 (2.17%) React
4 1 (2.17%) CSS3
4 1 (2.17%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Video Conferencing
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) IVR
2 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.35%) UNIX
6 1 (2.17%) Android
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
1 4 (8.70%) WFM
1 4 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
1 4 (8.70%) TDD
1 4 (8.70%) Mobile Development
2 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
2 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
2 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
2 3 (6.52%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (6.52%) Change Management
2 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (4.35%) Scrum
3 2 (4.35%) Service Management
3 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.35%) Project Management
3 2 (4.35%) ITIL
3 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
3 2 (4.35%) OO
3 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) Java
2 4 (8.70%) Python
3 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.52%) SQL
3 3 (6.52%) C#
3 3 (6.52%) Objective-C
4 2 (4.35%) Scala
5 1 (2.17%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) MCP
3 1 (2.17%) HND
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) MCTS
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) Verint
3 2 (4.35%) Temenos
4 1 (2.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (2.17%) Nokia
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) McAfee