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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 39 40 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.02% 0.85% 1.15%
As % of the General category 4.29% 2.78% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate £238 £490 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.53% +34.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
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
70 108 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 23.89% 30.42% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 79 19
Average daily rate £400 £475 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +29.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £305 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Average hourly rate £26.25 £20.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.50% -44.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £18.15 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.35 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 5 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Billing
2 3 (37.50%) CTI
2 3 (37.50%) MPLS
2 3 (37.50%) McAfee
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) FTP
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (37.50%) ETL
2 3 (37.50%) ADSL
2 3 (37.50%) ISDN
2 3 (37.50%) PBX
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) VLAN
2 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (37.50%) VSAT
2 3 (37.50%) MRTG
2 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) ADSL
2 3 (37.50%) CTI
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) FTP
2 3 (37.50%) ISDN
2 3 (37.50%) MPLS
2 3 (37.50%) MRTG
2 3 (37.50%) PBX
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) VLAN
2 3 (37.50%) VSAT
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) NX-OS
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Babel
General
1 3 (37.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) ETL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) ETL Development
3 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCDP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CCSA
1 1 (12.50%) CCSE
1 1 (12.50%) CCSP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) HIPAA
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) McAfee
2 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Nokia
3 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) TippingPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Tufin
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