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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 40 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.51% 0.92% 0.99%
As % of the General category 11.39% 4.65% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £313 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £457 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -40.84%
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
79 43 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 22.07% 19.72% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 34 35
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £563 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
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 £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 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 5 (33.33%) SQL
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (26.67%) NX-OS
2 4 (26.67%) Fortinet
2 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (26.67%) Network Security
2 4 (26.67%) F5
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) VPN
2 4 (26.67%) SSL
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) Juniper
2 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) CCSA
3 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (20.00%) ProxySG
3 3 (20.00%) CCSE
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (20.00%) McAfee
3 3 (20.00%) Ericsson
3 3 (20.00%) Nokia
3 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (20.00%) CCSP
3 3 (20.00%) CCNP
3 3 (20.00%) CCNA
3 3 (20.00%) CCDP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) VPN
1 4 (26.67%) SSL
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (26.67%) Network Security
1 4 (26.67%) NX-OS
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) 2G
4 1 (6.67%) RNC
4 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (6.67%) 3G
4 1 (6.67%) ATM
4 1 (6.67%) GSM
4 1 (6.67%) SDH
4 1 (6.67%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (13.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Field Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) ETL Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
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%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
4 1 (6.67%) WPF 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 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) DTV
3 1 (6.67%) CCTV
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) ETL
2 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) ETL Development
4 1 (6.67%) Android Development
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) WFM
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCSP
1 3 (20.00%) CCNP
1 3 (20.00%) CCNA
1 3 (20.00%) CCDP
1 3 (20.00%) CISSP
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (20.00%) CCSA
1 3 (20.00%) CCSE
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (20.00%) HIPAA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
1 4 (26.67%) Juniper
1 4 (26.67%) Fortinet
1 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (26.67%) F5
2 3 (20.00%) McAfee
2 3 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (20.00%) TippingPoint
2 3 (20.00%) Tufin
2 3 (20.00%) Ericsson
2 3 (20.00%) Nokia
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks