The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 27 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.91% 0.99% 3.07%
As % of the General category 4.65% 3.51% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
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£385 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £340 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £460 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-40.84% +10.93%
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Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

General Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
43 57 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 19.63% 28.08% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 54
Average daily rate £400 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £140 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £21.23 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.66% +6.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Oxford region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Telecoms also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Telecoms.

1 9 (75.00%) SAP
1 9 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) DTV
1 9 (75.00%) Electronics
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
1 9 (75.00%) Manufacturing
1 9 (75.00%) Programme Management
1 9 (75.00%) Marketing
1 9 (75.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 9 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless Security
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Telecoms also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Telecoms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 9 (75.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) WAN
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless Security
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) WLAN
4 1 (8.33%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) OLAP
General
1 9 (75.00%) Electronics
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
1 9 (75.00%) Manufacturing
1 9 (75.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) DTV
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) Programme Management
1 9 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) CCIE
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) SAP
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
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