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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 40 42
Rank change year-on-year +16 +2  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 15 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.98% 1.65% 2.67%
As % of the General category 18.75% 7.32% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 6
Median daily rate £338 £625 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.00% +125.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £625 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £625 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £44.00 £37.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.91% +13.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +16.12%  

Telecoms is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 80 82 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 26.58% 22.59% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 55
Median daily rate £350 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.45% -25.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Telecoms as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 23 June 2017, 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 28 (65.12%) Degree
2 26 (60.47%) Electronics
3 24 (55.81%) Python
4 15 (34.88%) C
5 14 (32.56%) Embedded C
6 13 (30.23%) Wireless
7 12 (27.91%) Tcl
7 12 (27.91%) Mathematics
7 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
8 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
8 9 (20.93%) Digital Signal Processing
8 9 (20.93%) Signal Processing
9 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (13.95%) Finance
11 5 (11.63%) HTML
12 4 (9.30%) Java
12 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
12 4 (9.30%) CSS
12 4 (9.30%) Project Management
12 4 (9.30%) Software Delivery
12 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
12 4 (9.30%) JSON
13 3 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
13 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
13 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (6.98%) RESTful
13 3 (6.98%) Android
13 3 (6.98%) OWASP
13 3 (6.98%) Android Development
13 3 (6.98%) Cloud Foundry

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 3 (6.98%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) Predix
2 1 (2.33%) Smallworld
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) Wireless
2 2 (4.65%) VoIP
3 1 (2.33%) Broadband
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.33%) LAN
3 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.33%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (6.98%) Redis
2 2 (4.65%) GIS
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 26 (60.47%) Electronics
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Games
4 2 (4.65%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Developer
2 14 (32.56%) Embedded Engineer
3 12 (27.91%) Python Developer
3 12 (27.91%) Software Test Engineer
3 12 (27.91%) Test Engineer
4 10 (23.26%) Audio Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Embedded Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Android Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Java Android Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) C++/Java Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (2.33%) iOS Android Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Objective-C Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) HTML
2 4 (9.30%) CSS
2 4 (9.30%) JSON
3 3 (6.98%) Angular 2
3 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.98%) D3.js
3 3 (6.98%) jQuery
3 3 (6.98%) Leaflet
3 3 (6.98%) LESS
3 3 (6.98%) Node.js
3 3 (6.98%) OpenLayers
3 3 (6.98%) Polymer
3 3 (6.98%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (6.98%) RESTful
3 3 (6.98%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (6.98%) Web Components
4 2 (4.65%) Android SDK
4 2 (4.65%) iOS SDK
5 1 (2.33%) HTML5
5 1 (2.33%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.98%) User Experience
3 2 (4.65%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) PMI
4 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Android
1 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Mathematics
1 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
2 9 (20.93%) Digital Signal Processing
2 9 (20.93%) Signal Processing
2 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
3 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.30%) Project Management
4 4 (9.30%) Software Delivery
5 3 (6.98%) Android Development
5 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.98%) MVC
5 3 (6.98%) OWASP
5 3 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.65%) Change Management
6 2 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.65%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.65%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) Python
2 15 (34.88%) C
3 14 (32.56%) Embedded C
4 12 (27.91%) Tcl
5 4 (9.30%) Java
5 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.65%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.33%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (65.12%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.33%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.65%) SAP
2 1 (2.33%) Xamarin
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