The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Oxford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 23 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.90% 2.02% -
As % of the General category 17.50% 8.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate £325 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-38.59% -8.06%
General Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
40 57 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 16.60% 22.98% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 45 30
Average daily rate £350 £455 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £288 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 10
Average hourly rate £28.25 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 - £12.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Telecoms
Oxfordshire

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 18 April 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 4 (50.00%) VoIP
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 3 (37.50%) DTV
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Electronics
2 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) NHS
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) OLAP
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) OLAP
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) DTV
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
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