The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 50 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 11 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.67% 1.79% 0.70%
As % of the General category 6.96% 7.92% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
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£413 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+48.57% -22.22%
Telecoms
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

General Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
158 101 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 24.01% 22.54% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 38 58
Average daily rate £420 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £13.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £39.60 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -7.35%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Oxfordshire region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Oxfordshire region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -12 5 £390 - 5
Banbury - 3 £425 -
Faringdon - - - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Witney - - - -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 18 (81.82%) Finance
2 15 (68.18%) Manufacturing
3 14 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (59.09%) SAP
4 13 (59.09%) DTV
4 13 (59.09%) Programme Management
4 13 (59.09%) Electronics
4 13 (59.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (59.09%) Marketing
4 13 (59.09%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
6 4 (18.18%) Banking
6 4 (18.18%) NHS
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
8 2 (9.09%) Project Management
8 2 (9.09%) OSPF
8 2 (9.09%) BGP
8 2 (9.09%) Firewall
8 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.09%) Migration
8 2 (9.09%) Apache
8 2 (9.09%) SQL
8 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 2 (9.09%) Java
8 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 2 (9.09%) Cisco
8 2 (9.09%) B2B

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 13 (59.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
1 2 (9.09%) OSPF
1 2 (9.09%) BGP
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) RNC
2 1 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (4.55%) ATM
2 1 (4.55%) GSM
2 1 (4.55%) SDH
2 1 (4.55%) UMTS
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (4.55%) Big Data
5 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Maven
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (81.82%) Finance
2 15 (68.18%) Manufacturing
3 13 (59.09%) Electronics
3 13 (59.09%) Marketing
4 4 (18.18%) Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Business Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Security Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Network Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (9.09%) NHS Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Business Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
1 2 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) DTV
2 4 (18.18%) NHS
3 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
5 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.55%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (59.09%) Programme Management
2 13 (59.09%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) B2B
3 2 (9.09%) ETL
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Line Management
3 2 (9.09%) Information Management
4 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Web Development
4 1 (4.55%) WFM
4 1 (4.55%) Web Analytics
4 1 (4.55%) Analytics
4 1 (4.55%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
1 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
1 2 (9.09%) Java
1 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.55%) Groovy
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) VCP4
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (4.55%) Ericsson
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle