Period
to 19 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Telecommunications
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 16 46
Rank change year-on-year -18 +30 +9
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 32 58 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.32% 8.95% 2.36%
As % of the General category 14.48% 27.23% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 37 7
Cambridge median daily rate £340 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £300 £265 £315
90th Percentile £478 £388 £515
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £300 £350 £353
% change year-on-year -14.29% -0.71% +24.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 5
Cambridge median hourly rate - £40.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.00% +15.38%
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £12.66 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -68.74% +9.46% +13.85%

Telecoms is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 221 213 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 29.82% 32.87% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 113 68
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £284 £222 £172
90th Percentile £588 £486 £550
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +17.24% -9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 12
Cambridge median hourly rate £30.50 £40.25 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.22% +4.55% +18.46%
10th Percentile £14.50 £22.73 £18.10
90th Percentile £58.75 £48.18 £42.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year -60.00% +7.38% +14.62%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Cambridge

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Telecoms in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Cambridge

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Cambridge over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Cambridge

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (21.88%) Docker
2 7 (21.88%) DevOps
2 7 (21.88%) Over-the-Top Content
2 7 (21.88%) Kubernetes
3 6 (18.75%) Customer-Centricity
3 6 (18.75%) LAMP
3 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 6 (18.75%) Python
3 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.75%) Perl
3 6 (18.75%) DNS
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
3 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 5 (15.63%) Vagrant
4 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (15.63%) OpenStack
4 5 (15.63%) Puppet
4 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
4 5 (15.63%) ZABBIX
4 5 (15.63%) nginx
4 5 (15.63%) Degree
4 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (15.63%) CentOS
4 5 (15.63%) Ruby

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) Apache
1 5 (15.63%) nginx
1 5 (15.63%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.13%) Predix
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
2 1 (3.13%) npm
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) DNS
3 5 (15.63%) Unicast
3 5 (15.63%) Wireless
4 3 (9.38%) ATM
5 2 (6.25%) LAN
5 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.13%) 5G
6 1 (3.13%) Broadband
6 1 (3.13%) HTTP
6 1 (3.13%) Internet
6 1 (3.13%) OpenFlow
6 1 (3.13%) PABX
6 1 (3.13%) PSTN
6 1 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.13%) VPN
6 1 (3.13%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
2 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) Redis
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.63%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.13%) Bower
3 1 (3.13%) gulp
General
1 2 (6.25%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (3.13%) Billing
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Analogue Design Engineer
1 5 (15.63%) Analogue Layout Engineer
1 5 (15.63%) Design Engineer
1 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
1 5 (15.63%) Senior Analogue Design Engineer
1 5 (15.63%) Senior Design Engineer
1 5 (15.63%) Technical Manager
1 5 (15.63%) Technical Project Manager
2 4 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) ATM Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (9.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Service Design Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Technical Services Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Field Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (3.13%) Designer
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) LAMP
2 5 (15.63%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (15.63%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (6.25%) Node.js
3 2 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) D3.js
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
4 1 (3.13%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) Leaflet
4 1 (3.13%) LESS
4 1 (3.13%) MFC
4 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) SAP Basis
4 1 (3.13%) Sass
4 1 (3.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Over-the-Top Content
2 5 (15.63%) PKI
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Driving Licence
4 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 2 (6.25%) User Experience
5 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.13%) CMDB
5 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) CentOS
3 3 (9.38%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) DevOps
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) Customer-Centricity
3 5 (15.63%) CAD
3 5 (15.63%) Physics
3 5 (15.63%) Validation
4 4 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (9.38%) Availability Management
5 3 (9.38%) Capacity Management
5 3 (9.38%) Information Security
5 3 (9.38%) Information Security Management
5 3 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (9.38%) SDLC
5 3 (9.38%) Security Management
5 3 (9.38%) Service Design
6 2 (6.25%) OWASP
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
1 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
1 6 (18.75%) Perl
1 6 (18.75%) Python
2 5 (15.63%) Ruby
3 2 (6.25%) C++
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) ES6
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Docker
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Kubernetes
2 5 (15.63%) Ansible
2 5 (15.63%) Nagios
2 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (15.63%) Puppet
2 5 (15.63%) Salt
2 5 (15.63%) Terraform
2 5 (15.63%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.13%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
2 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
2 5 (15.63%) NetApp
2 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Arista
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Mapbox
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) SAP