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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 40 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 6 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.74% 3.38% 5.05%
As % of the General category 6.74% 29.63% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 9
Average daily rate
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£305 £369 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.28% -18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £282 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £383 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.63 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.50% -23.07%
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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
89 27 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 25.87% 11.39% 34.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 18 50
Average daily rate £405 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £519 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.83 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.42% -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -8.00%

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
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 1 July 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) DTV
3 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) SAP
3 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 4 (33.33%) Electronics
3 4 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (33.33%) Marketing
3 4 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (25.00%) NHS
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) ETL
4 3 (25.00%) Line Management
5 2 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (16.67%) WFM
5 2 (16.67%) Node.js
5 2 (16.67%) ATM
5 2 (16.67%) GSM
5 2 (16.67%) SDH
5 2 (16.67%) UMTS
5 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (16.67%) SLA
5 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (16.67%) Ericsson

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) ATM
1 2 (16.67%) GSM
1 2 (16.67%) SDH
1 2 (16.67%) UMTS
1 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (16.67%) RNC
1 2 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Marketing
3 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 2 (16.67%) NHS Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
3 1 (8.33%) WPF Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) WPF
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) DTV
2 3 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (8.33%) CCTV
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 4 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
2 3 (25.00%) Line Management
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Information Management
3 2 (16.67%) WFM
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Android Development
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Ericsson
2 2 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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