Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 24 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 54 61
Rank change year-on-year +32 +7 -16
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 92 26 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.46% 2.28% 3.17%
As % of the General category 20.35% 9.00% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 12 28
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £330 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +24.53% +13.98%
10th Percentile £208 £207 £91
90th Percentile £388 £399 £575
East of England median daily rate £513 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +36.67% +15.38% -16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 6 8
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.00 £23.42 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.10% -27.95% +3.17%
10th Percentile £37.25 £9.05 £26.75
90th Percentile £49.75 £41.25 £35.25
East of England median hourly rate £40.25 £13.86 £32.50
% change year-on-year +190.40% -57.35% +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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 452 289 348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 31.74% 25.33% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 145 183
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £373 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.53% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £213 £171 £233
90th Percentile £538 £575 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +4.62% +1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 23 26
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +23.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.30 £12.56
90th Percentile £49.75 £43.75 £46.88
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year +20.30% +27.88% -13.33%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Cambridgeshire

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Telecoms in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Cambridgeshire

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Cambridgeshire

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Cambridgeshire

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in Cambridgeshire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +31 77 £350 +6.06% 30
Peterborough -12 7 £336 - 1
Telecoms
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 55 (59.78%) Wireless
2 44 (47.83%) C
3 43 (46.74%) Python
4 30 (32.61%) Embedded C
5 29 (31.52%) Test Automation
6 24 (26.09%) Bluetooth
7 23 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 22 (23.91%) Electronics
9 19 (20.65%) Signal Processing
9 19 (20.65%) Linux
10 17 (18.48%) C++
10 17 (18.48%) Embedded Systems
11 16 (17.39%) Degree
11 16 (17.39%) Test Scripting
12 15 (16.30%) Windows
13 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (13.04%) Perforce
14 12 (13.04%) Tcl
15 11 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (10.87%) 3GPP
16 10 (10.87%) Finance
16 10 (10.87%) QA
16 10 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
17 9 (9.78%) LTE
17 9 (9.78%) NAS
17 9 (9.78%) People Management
18 8 (8.70%) Manufacturing
18 8 (8.70%) Management Information System
18 8 (8.70%) Programme Management
18 8 (8.70%) SAP

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (1.09%) Apache
1 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.09%) Smallworld
1 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (59.78%) Wireless
2 24 (26.09%) Bluetooth
3 10 (10.87%) 3GPP
4 9 (9.78%) LTE
4 9 (9.78%) NAS
5 6 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.26%) IP Telephony
6 3 (3.26%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.17%) 3G
7 2 (2.17%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (2.17%) VoIP
8 1 (1.09%) Firewall
8 1 (1.09%) LAN
8 1 (1.09%) Skype
8 1 (1.09%) WAN
8 1 (1.09%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.26%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.09%) GIS
2 1 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.09%) Subversion
2 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (23.91%) Electronics
2 10 (10.87%) Finance
3 8 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.70%) Marketing
4 3 (3.26%) Law
5 2 (2.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (21.74%) Embedded Engineer
2 18 (19.57%) Test Engineer
3 16 (17.39%) Software Engineer
4 12 (13.04%) Bluetooth Engineer
4 12 (13.04%) Developer
4 12 (13.04%) Embedded Developer
5 11 (11.96%) Tester
6 10 (10.87%) Automation Tester
7 9 (9.78%) C Developer
7 9 (9.78%) Embedded C Developer
8 8 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (7.61%) Analyst
10 6 (6.52%) Business Analyst
10 6 (6.52%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (6.52%) Software Test Engineer
11 5 (5.43%) Embedded Software Developer
11 5 (5.43%) Hardware Engineer
11 5 (5.43%) Hardware Test Engineer
11 5 (5.43%) Software Developer
12 4 (4.35%) Audio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) MXNet
1 2 (2.17%) TensorFlow
1 2 (2.17%) Torch
2 1 (1.09%) .NET
2 1 (1.09%) Ajax
2 1 (1.09%) CSS
2 1 (1.09%) HTML
2 1 (1.09%) Java EE
2 1 (1.09%) JSON
2 1 (1.09%) JSP
2 1 (1.09%) LAMP
2 1 (1.09%) WCF
2 1 (1.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.52%) Device Driver
4 6 (6.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (6.52%) NHS
5 5 (5.43%) Verilog
6 3 (3.26%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (3.26%) Wiki
7 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.17%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.17%) Social Media
7 2 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.09%) PMI
8 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.65%) Linux
2 15 (16.30%) Windows
3 6 (6.52%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.52%) Test Automation
2 23 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 19 (20.65%) Signal Processing
4 16 (17.39%) Test Scripting
5 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (9.78%) People Management
9 8 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (8.70%) Programme Management
10 7 (7.61%) Digital Signal Processing
11 6 (6.52%) Business Continuity
11 6 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (6.52%) ITIL
12 5 (5.43%) Change Management
12 5 (5.43%) Project Management
13 4 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (4.35%) Proactive Management
13 4 (4.35%) Software Licensing
13 4 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (47.83%) C
2 43 (46.74%) Python
3 30 (32.61%) Embedded C
4 17 (18.48%) C++
5 12 (13.04%) Tcl
6 8 (8.70%) Assembly Language
6 8 (8.70%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.09%) C#
7 1 (1.09%) Java
7 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.09%) Perl
7 1 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (17.39%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) MCSE
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.09%) ISEB
5 1 (1.09%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.09%) GLP
3 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 12 (13.04%) Perforce
2 8 (8.70%) SAP
3 6 (6.52%) VMware
4 4 (4.35%) BMC
4 4 (4.35%) Remedy
5 3 (3.26%) Cisco
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft