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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 26 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 5 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.05% 0.49% 3.52%
As % of the General category 9.80% 1.85% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
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£298 £325 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.46% -20.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £325 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +14.51%
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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
51 54 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 20.90% 26.34% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 28 45
Average daily rate £360 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £140 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £463 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £22.62 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.06% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.23 £13.80 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £24.50 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -24.56%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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 11 (84.62%) Manufacturing
2 10 (76.92%) Programme Management
2 10 (76.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (76.92%) Marketing
2 10 (76.92%) Digital Marketing
2 10 (76.92%) SAP
2 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (76.92%) DTV
2 10 (76.92%) Electronics
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) NHS
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (7.69%) SaaS
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 10 (76.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless Security
3 1 (7.69%) WLAN
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) PBX
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (84.62%) Manufacturing
2 10 (76.92%) Marketing
2 10 (76.92%) Electronics
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) DTV
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Programme Management
1 10 (76.92%) Digital Marketing
1 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCIE
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco