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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 42 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 26 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.09% 2.38% 1.97%
As % of the General category 15.57% 7.38% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 4
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£295 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -2.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-40.84% +10.93%
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
167 244 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 19.83% 32.28% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 102 123
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £257 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 24
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £11.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.30 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 29 August 2014.

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
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 29 August 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
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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 -8 10 £425 +3.03% 26
Peterborough +13 7 £148 -35.16%
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.95%) Windows
4 12 (28.57%) MS Office
5 11 (26.19%) LAN
5 11 (26.19%) WAN
5 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
5 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
6 10 (23.81%) Banking
7 9 (21.43%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (19.05%) jQuery
8 8 (19.05%) Lync
8 8 (19.05%) Avaya
9 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 7 (16.67%) C++
9 7 (16.67%) Wireless
10 6 (14.29%) C#
10 6 (14.29%) .NET
10 6 (14.29%) Oracle
10 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 6 (14.29%) Python
10 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 6 (14.29%) Polycom
11 5 (11.90%) D3.js
11 5 (11.90%) Big Data
11 5 (11.90%) Splunk
11 5 (11.90%) Django
11 5 (11.90%) Degree

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (19.05%) Lync
2 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.90%) IIS
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MS Office
2 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) MS Project
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) LAN
1 11 (26.19%) WAN
1 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
2 7 (16.67%) Wireless
3 5 (11.90%) ZigBee
3 5 (11.90%) Bluetooth
3 5 (11.90%) GSM
3 5 (11.90%) 3G
3 5 (11.90%) 2G
4 3 (7.14%) DNS
4 3 (7.14%) SMTP
4 3 (7.14%) DHCP
4 3 (7.14%) Firewall
5 2 (4.76%) SAN
5 2 (4.76%) MPLS
5 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.76%) VPN
5 2 (4.76%) SSL
5 2 (4.76%) ISDN
6 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.38%) JUnit
1 1 (2.38%) IntelliJ
1 1 (2.38%) WinRunner
1 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.38%) JMeter
1 1 (2.38%) Selenium
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
1 1 (2.38%) Robotium
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (11.90%) Python/Django Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Python Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Network Support
6 2 (4.76%) Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) jQuery
2 6 (14.29%) .NET
3 5 (11.90%) D3.js
3 5 (11.90%) Django
3 5 (11.90%) SVG
4 3 (7.14%) HTML
4 3 (7.14%) CSS
4 3 (7.14%) OAuth
4 3 (7.14%) CSS3
4 3 (7.14%) OpenID
4 3 (7.14%) HTML5
5 2 (4.76%) XML
6 1 (2.38%) Flash
6 1 (2.38%) J2SE
6 1 (2.38%) J2EE
6 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.38%) LINQ
6 1 (2.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.90%) Visualisation
2 5 (11.90%) Smartphone
3 3 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (2.38%) Firmware
4 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.52%) Linux
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.76%) Android
5 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.76%) UNIX
6 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
2 3 (7.14%) OO
2 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.76%) Integration Testing
4 1 (2.38%) OOD
4 1 (2.38%) OOP
4 1 (2.38%) Project Management
4 1 (2.38%) Change Management
4 1 (2.38%) Identity Management
4 1 (2.38%) Validation
4 1 (2.38%) Migration
4 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.38%) Document Management
4 1 (2.38%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.38%) Test Automation
4 1 (2.38%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) C++
2 6 (14.29%) C#
2 6 (14.29%) Python
3 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.52%) Perl
4 4 (9.52%) C
5 3 (7.14%) PHP
5 3 (7.14%) Embedded C
5 3 (7.14%) Embedded C++
5 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.14%) Tcl
6 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.76%) SQL
6 2 (4.76%) Java
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) Korn
7 1 (2.38%) Groovy
7 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) HNC
3 1 (2.38%) HND
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) OpenSSO
2 2 (4.76%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.38%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) Avaya
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle
3 6 (14.29%) Polycom
4 5 (11.90%) Splunk
5 2 (4.76%) 3PAR
5 2 (4.76%) Imperva
5 2 (4.76%) WatchGuard
5 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) Juniper
6 1 (2.38%) Nokia
6 1 (2.38%) Novell
6 1 (2.38%) Apple
6 1 (2.38%) NetIQ
6 1 (2.38%) Perforce
6 1 (2.38%) Altiris
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