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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 13 - 33
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 28 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 8.95% - 1.87%
As % of the General category 37.33% - 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 - £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £44.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -70.45% +69.23%  

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 75 62 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 23.96% 15.20% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 32 18
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £281 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £562 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +70.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Cambridge

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 21 (55.26%) Electronics
2 18 (47.37%) Degree
3 17 (44.74%) Python
4 12 (31.58%) C
4 12 (31.58%) Embedded C
4 12 (31.58%) Mathematics
5 7 (18.42%) Finance
6 6 (15.79%) Java
6 6 (15.79%) Wireless
6 6 (15.79%) Android
6 6 (15.79%) Android Development
7 5 (13.16%) Digital Signal Processing
7 5 (13.16%) Signal Processing
7 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
7 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
7 5 (13.16%) HTML
7 5 (13.16%) Tcl
7 5 (13.16%) Android SDK
8 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
8 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 4 (10.53%) C#
8 4 (10.53%) C++
8 4 (10.53%) SAP
8 4 (10.53%) CSS
8 4 (10.53%) MVC
8 4 (10.53%) Programme Management
8 4 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (10.53%) Marketing

Telecoms
Top Related 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 (7.89%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.63%) Predix
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Wireless
2 1 (2.63%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (7.89%) Redis
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Android Studio
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
1 1 (2.63%) Selenium
1 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (55.26%) Electronics
2 7 (18.42%) Finance
3 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.53%) Marketing
4 3 (7.89%) Games
5 2 (5.26%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (2.63%) Banking
6 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Python Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Android Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Embedded Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Test Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Java Android Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Audio Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.89%) C++ Developer
6 3 (7.89%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Installation Technician
7 2 (5.26%) Network Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Android SDK
1 5 (13.16%) HTML
2 4 (10.53%) CSS
2 4 (10.53%) iOS SDK
3 3 (7.89%) Angular 2
3 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
3 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (7.89%) D3.js
3 3 (7.89%) jQuery
3 3 (7.89%) Leaflet
3 3 (7.89%) LESS
3 3 (7.89%) Node.js
3 3 (7.89%) OpenLayers
3 3 (7.89%) Polymer
3 3 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (7.89%) RESTful
3 3 (7.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (7.89%) WCF
3 3 (7.89%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Digital Media
2 3 (7.89%) User Experience
3 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Android
2 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Mathematics
2 6 (15.79%) Android Development
3 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
3 5 (13.16%) Digital Signal Processing
3 5 (13.16%) Signal Processing
3 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
4 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (10.53%) MVC
4 4 (10.53%) Programme Management
5 3 (7.89%) OWASP
5 3 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (7.89%) Software Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Network Planning
7 1 (2.63%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Memory Management
7 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) Python
2 12 (31.58%) C
2 12 (31.58%) Embedded C
3 6 (15.79%) Java
4 5 (13.16%) Tcl
5 4 (10.53%) C#
5 4 (10.53%) C++
5 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.89%) SQL
7 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) SAP
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Xamarin
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