Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 44 60
Rank change year-on-year +33 +16 -7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 76 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 10.95% 2.36% 2.70%
As % of the General category 30.52% 10.95% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 10 11
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £330 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -10.81% -4.52%
10th Percentile £208 £206 £233
90th Percentile £388 £389 £500
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £330 £265
% change year-on-year +6.06% +24.53% +15.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 6
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.75 £39.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +21.54% +62.50%
10th Percentile £37.13 £36.55 £31.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £41.25 £33.75
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.75 £23.42 £32.50
% change year-on-year +74.03% -27.95% +17.12%

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 249 137 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 35.88% 21.54% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 66 99
Cambridge median daily rate £363 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -3.23% +19.23%
10th Percentile £214 £171 £263
90th Percentile £500 £563 £554
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £364 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -3.00% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 7 13
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +23.08% +42.86%
10th Percentile £28.75 £37.00 £19.85
90th Percentile £49.75 £43.00 £46.88
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +23.08% -13.33%

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 17 November 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

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Cambridge over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 49 (64.47%) Wireless
2 40 (52.63%) Python
3 38 (50.00%) C
4 28 (36.84%) Test Automation
5 25 (32.89%) Embedded C
6 21 (27.63%) Bluetooth
6 21 (27.63%) Electronics
7 19 (25.00%) Signal Processing
8 18 (23.68%) Software Engineering
9 17 (22.37%) Embedded Systems
10 16 (21.05%) Linux
11 15 (19.74%) Degree
11 15 (19.74%) Test Scripting
12 14 (18.42%) Windows
13 13 (17.11%) C++
13 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (15.79%) Perforce
15 11 (14.47%) Tcl
16 10 (13.16%) Finance
17 8 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
17 8 (10.53%) People Management
17 8 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
17 8 (10.53%) Marketing
17 8 (10.53%) Programme Management
17 8 (10.53%) Manufacturing
17 8 (10.53%) SAP
17 8 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
18 7 (9.21%) 3GPP
18 7 (9.21%) Assembly Language
18 7 (9.21%) QA

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 (1.32%) Apache
1 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.32%) Smallworld
1 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (64.47%) Wireless
2 21 (27.63%) Bluetooth
3 7 (9.21%) 3GPP
4 6 (7.89%) LTE
4 6 (7.89%) NAS
5 4 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.95%) VoIP
7 2 (2.63%) 3G
7 2 (2.63%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (1.32%) Firewall
8 1 (1.32%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.32%) LAN
8 1 (1.32%) Skype
8 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.32%) WAN
8 1 (1.32%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) GIS
1 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.32%) Subversion
2 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (27.63%) Electronics
2 10 (13.16%) Finance
3 8 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.53%) Marketing
4 2 (2.63%) Law
5 1 (1.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 18 (23.68%) Test Engineer
3 12 (15.79%) Bluetooth Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) Developer
4 11 (14.47%) Embedded Developer
4 11 (14.47%) Software Engineer
5 10 (13.16%) Tester
6 9 (11.84%) Automation Tester
6 9 (11.84%) C Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Embedded C Developer
7 8 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) Hardware Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) Hardware Test Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Audio Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Embedded Software Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 3 (3.95%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) MXNet
1 2 (2.63%) TensorFlow
1 2 (2.63%) Torch
2 1 (1.32%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) Ajax
2 1 (1.32%) CSS
2 1 (1.32%) HTML
2 1 (1.32%) Java EE
2 1 (1.32%) JSON
2 1 (1.32%) JSP
2 1 (1.32%) LAMP
2 1 (1.32%) WCF
2 1 (1.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.89%) Device Driver
2 6 (7.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (7.89%) NHS
3 5 (6.58%) Verilog
4 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.63%) Social Media
6 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.32%) PMI
6 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.05%) Linux
2 14 (18.42%) Windows
3 6 (7.89%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.84%) Test Automation
2 19 (25.00%) Signal Processing
3 18 (23.68%) Software Engineering
4 15 (19.74%) Test Scripting
5 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (10.53%) People Management
6 8 (10.53%) Programme Management
6 8 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (9.21%) Digital Signal Processing
8 4 (5.26%) Customer-Centricity
8 4 (5.26%) Project Management
9 3 (3.95%) Business Continuity
9 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.95%) Proactive Management
9 3 (3.95%) Software Licensing
9 3 (3.95%) Software Testing
10 2 (2.63%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 40 (52.63%) Python
2 38 (50.00%) C
3 25 (32.89%) Embedded C
4 13 (17.11%) C++
5 11 (14.47%) Tcl
6 7 (9.21%) Assembly Language
7 5 (6.58%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.32%) C#
8 1 (1.32%) Java
8 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.32%) Perl
8 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) MCSE
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.32%) ISEB
5 1 (1.32%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) GLP
2 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) Perforce
2 8 (10.53%) SAP
3 6 (7.89%) VMware
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft