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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 37 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.93% 1.05% 0.27%
As % of the General category 3.33% 4.11% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £325 £238 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -54.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £21.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-46.04% -20.75%

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
90 73 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.86% 25.44% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 64 80
Median daily rate £500 £400 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Brocade
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) HIPAA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (75.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (75.00%) Web Filtering
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (50.00%) Junos
3 2 (50.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (50.00%) JNCIA
3 2 (50.00%) JNCIS
3 2 (50.00%) JNCIP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Junos
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Brocade Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (75.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) JNCIA
1 2 (50.00%) JNCIP
1 2 (50.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) HIPAA
1 3 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Brocade
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) F5
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
1 3 (75.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) VMware