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 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 52 42 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.29% 1.74% 2.84%
As % of the General category 0.85% 6.90% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Median daily rate £300 £283 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% -23.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.43 £16.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.35% -35.00%
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
117 87 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 34.11% 25.29% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 64 20
Median daily rate £400 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £228 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £503 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.90 £16.83 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.44% +29.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 July 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Advertising
2 2 (40.00%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (40.00%) Logistics
2 2 (40.00%) Facilities Management
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) Market Research
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) STL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus
3 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Qt
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Category Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Procurement Manager
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Procurement Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (20.00%) Qt
1 1 (20.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Facilities Management
1 2 (40.00%) Logistics
1 2 (40.00%) Market Research
1 2 (40.00%) Matrix Organization
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus
2 1 (20.00%) VMware