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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 40 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.08% 1.41% 2.35%
As % of the General category 8.75% 11.11% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Average daily rate
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£318 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £311 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £395 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.10 £22.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-37.33% -36.61%
Telecoms
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
80 27 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 23.81% 12.68% 34.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 20 45
Average daily rate £413 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £290 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £563 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.83 £21.23 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.74% +28.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 3 August 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 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) DTV
2 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
2 4 (26.67%) Electronics
2 4 (26.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Ericsson
2 4 (26.67%) Marketing
2 4 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (20.00%) Network Security
3 3 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (20.00%) F5
3 3 (20.00%) NX-OS
3 3 (20.00%) NHS
3 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) SSL
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 3 (20.00%) ETL
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (13.33%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
1 3 (20.00%) SSL
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (20.00%) Network Security
1 3 (20.00%) NX-OS
2 2 (13.33%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (13.33%) 2G
2 2 (13.33%) RNC
2 2 (13.33%) ATM
2 2 (13.33%) GSM
2 2 (13.33%) SDH
2 2 (13.33%) UMTS
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.67%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (26.67%) Electronics
2 4 (26.67%) Marketing
3 3 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Field Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Business Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 2 (13.33%) NHS Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
4 1 (6.67%) WPF Developer
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) WPF
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) DTV
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
1 4 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Information Management
3 2 (13.33%) WFM
3 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (13.33%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Android Development
4 1 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCSP
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) CCDP
1 2 (13.33%) CISSP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) CCSA
1 2 (13.33%) CCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
1 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (13.33%) HIPAA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) SAP
1 4 (26.67%) Ericsson
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) Juniper
2 3 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (13.33%) McAfee
3 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (13.33%) TippingPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Tufin
3 2 (13.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (13.33%) Nokia
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