Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 37 65
Rank change year-on-year +29 +28 -13
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 78 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 12.26% 3.07% 1.02%
As % of the General category 31.20% 14.39% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 7
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -23.53% +51.79%
10th Percentile £208 £235 £249
90th Percentile £388 £396 £500
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £325 £438
% change year-on-year +7.69% -25.71% +90.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 3 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.00 £11.33 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +261.87% - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.00 £11.32 £17.50
% change year-on-year +262.19% -35.31% -53.33%

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 250 132 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 39.31% 21.32% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 70 72
Cambridge median daily rate £369 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.81% - +22.14%
10th Percentile £227 £281 £251
90th Percentile £541 £639 £586
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 9 7
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.50 £39.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% +9.72% +25.22%
10th Percentile £17.00 £11.33 £15.80
90th Percentile £49.75 £42.75 £47.13
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +32.08% -29.33%

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 16 January 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

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Cambridge over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 52 (66.67%) Wireless
2 42 (53.85%) C
3 41 (52.56%) Python
4 30 (38.46%) Embedded C
5 24 (30.77%) Bluetooth
5 24 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 22 (28.21%) Degree
7 19 (24.36%) Software Engineering
7 19 (24.36%) Windows
7 19 (24.36%) Linux
8 18 (23.08%) Electronics
8 18 (23.08%) Signal Processing
8 18 (23.08%) Test Scripting
9 17 (21.79%) C++
10 14 (17.95%) Embedded Systems
11 12 (15.38%) Assembly Language
12 10 (12.82%) Tcl
12 10 (12.82%) Perforce
12 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (11.54%) Customer-Centricity
13 9 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (10.26%) Physics
14 8 (10.26%) CAD
14 8 (10.26%) Validation
14 8 (10.26%) People Management
15 7 (8.97%) Root Cause Analysis
15 7 (8.97%) 3GPP
16 6 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
16 6 (7.69%) NHS
16 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification

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 1 (1.28%) Smallworld
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (66.67%) Wireless
2 24 (30.77%) Bluetooth
3 7 (8.97%) 3GPP
4 6 (7.69%) LTE
4 6 (7.69%) NAS
5 2 (2.56%) 3G
5 2 (2.56%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.28%) Internet
6 1 (1.28%) WebEx
6 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (1.28%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (23.08%) Electronics
2 6 (7.69%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (1.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) Developer
2 16 (20.51%) Embedded Developer
2 16 (20.51%) Embedded Engineer
3 14 (17.95%) Test Engineer
4 12 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 10 (12.82%) Bluetooth Engineer
5 10 (12.82%) Software Developer
5 10 (12.82%) Tester
6 9 (11.54%) Automation Tester
6 9 (11.54%) C Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Embedded C Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Embedded Software Developer
7 8 (10.26%) Analogue Design Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Analogue Layout Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Design Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Senior Analogue Design Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Senior Design Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Software Test Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Hardware Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) MXNet
1 2 (2.56%) TensorFlow
1 2 (2.56%) Torch
2 1 (1.28%) .NET
2 1 (1.28%) WCF
2 1 (1.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.69%) NHS
3 5 (6.41%) Device Driver
3 5 (6.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (5.13%) Verilog
5 2 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.36%) Linux
1 19 (24.36%) Windows
2 5 (6.41%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.77%) Test Automation
2 19 (24.36%) Software Engineering
3 18 (23.08%) Signal Processing
3 18 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.54%) Customer-Centricity
6 8 (10.26%) CAD
6 8 (10.26%) People Management
6 8 (10.26%) Physics
6 8 (10.26%) Validation
7 7 (8.97%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (7.69%) Digital Signal Processing
8 6 (7.69%) Programme Management
9 3 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.85%) Software Testing
10 2 (2.56%) Data Protection
10 2 (2.56%) Network Design
10 2 (2.56%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.85%) C
2 41 (52.56%) Python
3 30 (38.46%) Embedded C
4 17 (21.79%) C++
5 12 (15.38%) Assembly Language
6 10 (12.82%) Tcl
7 5 (6.41%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.28%) C#
8 1 (1.28%) Java
8 1 (1.28%) Magik
Qualifications
1 22 (28.21%) Degree
2 6 (7.69%) MCSE
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.28%) ISEB
3 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Perforce
2 6 (7.69%) SAP
2 6 (7.69%) VMware