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 3 months to 26 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 51 50
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 17 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.91% 1.20% 3.39%
As % of the General category 13.39% 5.04% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 12
Median daily rate £338 £625 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.00% +135.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +0.64% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 127 139 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 21.71% 23.88% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 71 79
Median daily rate £363 £438 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.14% +15.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £108 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -22.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.60 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.45 £42.20
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 Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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
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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +11 15 £338 -46.00% 20
Peterborough - 2 £725 - 1
Telecoms
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 28 (50.91%) Degree
2 26 (47.27%) Electronics
3 24 (43.64%) Python
4 16 (29.09%) C
5 15 (27.27%) Embedded C
6 13 (23.64%) Finance
6 13 (23.64%) Wireless
7 12 (21.82%) Project Management
7 12 (21.82%) Tcl
7 12 (21.82%) Mathematics
7 12 (21.82%) Test Automation
8 10 (18.18%) Risk Management
9 9 (16.36%) Test Scripting
9 9 (16.36%) Digital Signal Processing
9 9 (16.36%) Signal Processing
10 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (14.55%) CRM
11 7 (12.73%) PMI
11 7 (12.73%) PMI Certification
11 7 (12.73%) Programme Management
11 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
12 5 (9.09%) HTML
13 4 (7.27%) Java
13 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
13 4 (7.27%) CSS
13 4 (7.27%) Windows
13 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
13 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
13 4 (7.27%) JSON

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 3 (5.45%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) Predix
2 1 (1.82%) Smallworld
2 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) Wireless
2 2 (3.64%) VoIP
3 1 (1.82%) Broadband
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.82%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.82%) WAN
3 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (5.45%) Redis
2 2 (3.64%) GIS
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 26 (47.27%) Electronics
2 13 (23.64%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Games
4 2 (3.64%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) Embedded Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Python Developer
3 12 (21.82%) Software Test Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Test Engineer
4 11 (20.00%) Project Manager
5 10 (18.18%) Audio Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Embedded Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Lead Project Manager
8 4 (7.27%) Project Leader
9 3 (5.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (5.45%) Android Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Embedded C Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Java Android Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Telecoms Manager
10 2 (3.64%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) HTML
2 4 (7.27%) CSS
2 4 (7.27%) JSON
3 3 (5.45%) Angular 2
3 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.45%) D3.js
3 3 (5.45%) jQuery
3 3 (5.45%) Leaflet
3 3 (5.45%) LESS
3 3 (5.45%) Node.js
3 3 (5.45%) OpenLayers
3 3 (5.45%) Polymer
3 3 (5.45%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (5.45%) RESTful
3 3 (5.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (5.45%) Web Components
4 2 (3.64%) Android SDK
4 2 (3.64%) iOS SDK
5 1 (1.82%) Ajax
5 1 (1.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) PMI
2 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.45%) User Experience
4 2 (3.64%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.82%) Social Media
5 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Android
2 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Mathematics
1 12 (21.82%) Project Management
1 12 (21.82%) Test Automation
2 10 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 9 (16.36%) Digital Signal Processing
3 9 (16.36%) Signal Processing
3 9 (16.36%) Test Scripting
4 8 (14.55%) CRM
4 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.73%) Programme Management
6 4 (7.27%) Software Delivery
6 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.45%) Android Development
7 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.45%) MVC
7 3 (5.45%) OWASP
7 3 (5.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.64%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) Python
2 16 (29.09%) C
3 15 (27.27%) Embedded C
4 12 (21.82%) Tcl
5 4 (7.27%) Java
5 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.64%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.82%) C#
7 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.82%) Perl
7 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (50.91%) Degree
2 7 (12.73%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.82%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.82%) MOM
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) Nokia
2 2 (3.64%) SAP
3 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
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