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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 42 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.41% 1.56% -
As % of the General category 6.33% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£390 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -22.22%
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 39 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 22.25% 20.31% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 18 34
Average daily rate £415 £388 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% -15.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £232 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
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 £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

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 5 March 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 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Manufacturing
3 4 (44.44%) Programme Management
3 4 (44.44%) DTV
3 4 (44.44%) SAP
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) Electronics
3 4 (44.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (44.44%) Marketing
3 4 (44.44%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (33.33%) Banking
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) NHS
5 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) Information Management
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (22.22%) Line Management
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Big Data
6 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
6 1 (11.11%) VCP4
6 1 (11.11%) SaaS
6 1 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (44.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (11.11%) RNC
1 1 (11.11%) ATM
1 1 (11.11%) GSM
1 1 (11.11%) SDH
1 1 (11.11%) UMTS
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Manufacturing
3 4 (44.44%) Electronics
3 4 (44.44%) Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Business Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Business Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Financial Business Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Financial Services Business Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) NHS Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Business Solution Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Business Architect
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) DTV
2 3 (33.33%) NHS
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Programme Management
1 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Information Management
2 2 (22.22%) Line Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) WFM
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) VCP4
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Ericsson