The first 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 18 April 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 Cambridgeshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 56 37 48
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 11 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.53% 3.50% 2.77%
As % of the General category 5.91% 13.04% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 9
Average daily rate £375 £319 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £259 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £389 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £40.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-38.59% -8.06%
General Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
186 161 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 25.80% 26.83% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 74 104
Average daily rate £364 £374 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.74% -3.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £234 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £17.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Telecoms
East of England

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
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
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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -5 7 £375 +5.63% 18
Peterborough -24 3 £395 -
St Neots - - - -
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (29.03%) Internet
2 8 (25.81%) Project Management
2 8 (25.81%) MS Office
3 6 (19.35%) Change Management
3 6 (19.35%) Finance
4 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
4 5 (16.13%) PMI Certification
5 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (12.90%) Intranet
5 4 (12.90%) PMI
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
5 4 (12.90%) Marketing
6 3 (9.68%) Wiki
6 3 (9.68%) Cramer
6 3 (9.68%) Perl
6 3 (9.68%) C
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle
6 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco
6 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
7 2 (6.45%) Tcl
7 2 (6.45%) 3G
7 2 (6.45%) SMTP
7 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
7 2 (6.45%) CSS
7 2 (6.45%) Broadband
7 2 (6.45%) HTML
7 2 (6.45%) PHP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Lync
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Internet
2 4 (12.90%) Intranet
3 2 (6.45%) 3G
3 2 (6.45%) SMTP
3 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
3 2 (6.45%) Broadband
3 2 (6.45%) 2G
3 2 (6.45%) LTE
4 1 (3.23%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (3.23%) 4G
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Robotium
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) JMeter
1 1 (3.23%) JUnit
1 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
1 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.23%) WinRunner
1 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Publishing
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.90%) Author
2 4 (12.90%) Technical Author
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) Build Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Provisioning Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Project Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Network Optimisation Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Identity Management Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Planning Manager
5 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) CSS
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
1 2 (6.45%) jQuery
1 2 (6.45%) OAuth
1 2 (6.45%) HTML5
1 2 (6.45%) OpenID
1 2 (6.45%) CSS3
2 1 (3.23%) J2EE
2 1 (3.23%) J2SE
2 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) PMI
2 3 (9.68%) Wiki
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Open Source
4 1 (3.23%) iPhone
4 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.23%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) UNIX
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Project Management
2 6 (19.35%) Change Management
3 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.45%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.23%) Change Control
5 1 (3.23%) Matrix Management
5 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.23%) Network Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.23%) OO
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) Perl
1 3 (9.68%) C
2 2 (6.45%) Tcl
2 2 (6.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.23%) Groovy
3 1 (3.23%) Ruby
3 1 (3.23%) Korn
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) PMI Certification
2 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) HNC
3 1 (3.23%) HND
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) PMP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) OpenSSO
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.23%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Cramer
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (3.23%) Altiris
3 1 (3.23%) Perforce
3 1 (3.23%) NetIQ
3 1 (3.23%) Remedy
3 1 (3.23%) Apple
3 1 (3.23%) Avaya
3 1 (3.23%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.23%) Novell