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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 39 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.83% 0.59% 0.40%
As % of the General category 2.65% 2.56% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£490 £365 £825
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.24% -55.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +29.26%
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
113 39 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 31.39% 23.08% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 19 26
Average daily rate £480 £365 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.50% -24.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £231 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +114.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Manufacturing
3 4 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 4 (50.00%) Electronics
3 4 (50.00%) SAP
3 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (50.00%) DTV
3 4 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (50.00%) Marketing
3 4 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) NHS
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (12.50%) SaaS
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Big Data
6 1 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (12.50%) Line Management
6 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Manufacturing
3 4 (50.00%) Electronics
3 4 (50.00%) Marketing
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Solution Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Architect
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) DTV
2 2 (25.00%) NHS
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
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