Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 9 22
Rank change year-on-year -28 +13 +42
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 28 71 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.10% 11.56% 5.10%
As % of the General category 12.23% 30.47% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 21
Cambridge median daily rate £280 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +3.70% -15.09%
10th Percentile £234 £208 £263
90th Percentile £503 £388 £475
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £280 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.69% -23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 21 2
Cambridge median hourly rate £50.00 £41.00 £11.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.95% +262.03% -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £50.00 £41.00 £11.32
% change year-on-year +21.95% +262.19% -35.31%

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 229 233 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 33.53% 37.95% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 111 82
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £228 £281
90th Percentile £609 £575 £638
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 52 8
Cambridge median hourly rate £44.00 £40.50 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.64% +7.28% -5.33%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.80 £11.33
90th Percentile £53.25 £49.75 £54.83
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.25 £39.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year -50.64% +12.23% +5.14%

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019, 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 7 (25.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 6 (21.43%) Marketing
2 6 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Customer-Centricity
3 5 (17.86%) SAP
3 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (17.86%) Electronics
3 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 5 (17.86%) Manufacturing
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) Programme Management
3 5 (17.86%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (17.86%) DevOps
4 4 (14.29%) Kubernetes
4 4 (14.29%) Terraform
4 4 (14.29%) OpenStack
4 4 (14.29%) Ansible
4 4 (14.29%) Docker
4 4 (14.29%) Time Management
4 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 4 (14.29%) Puppet
4 4 (14.29%) Ruby
4 4 (14.29%) LAMP
4 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (14.29%) Firewall
4 4 (14.29%) DNS
4 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL

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 4 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) DNS
1 4 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) DWDM
2 3 (10.71%) SDH
2 3 (10.71%) Unicast
2 3 (10.71%) Wireless
3 2 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) Broadband
4 1 (3.57%) HTTP
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
2 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.71%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (21.43%) Marketing
2 5 (17.86%) Electronics
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.71%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Project Manager
1 5 (17.86%) Technical Manager
1 5 (17.86%) Technical Project Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Analogue Layout Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 4 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Analogue Design Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Design Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Analogue Design Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Design Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Service Design Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Services Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) LAMP
2 3 (10.71%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (10.71%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (3.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 3 (10.71%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Customer-Centricity
2 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (17.86%) DevOps
2 5 (17.86%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (17.86%) Programme Management
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Time Management
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Availability Management
4 3 (10.71%) CAD
4 3 (10.71%) Capacity Management
4 3 (10.71%) Information Security
4 3 (10.71%) Information Security Management
4 3 (10.71%) Physics
4 3 (10.71%) SDLC
4 3 (10.71%) Security Management
4 3 (10.71%) Service Design
4 3 (10.71%) Validation
5 2 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 4 (14.29%) Python
1 4 (14.29%) Ruby
2 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.71%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Ansible
1 4 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
1 4 (14.29%) Terraform
2 3 (10.71%) Nagios
2 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.71%) Salt
2 3 (10.71%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) SAP
1 5 (17.86%) VMware
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
3 3 (10.71%) NetApp
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Dell
4 2 (7.14%) Huawei
5 1 (3.57%) Cadence
5 1 (3.57%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft