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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 52 35 46
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 17 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.45% 3.32% 1.22%
As % of the General category 9.55% 17.58% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 4
Average daily rate
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£330 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £298 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £23.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-41.30% -35.21%
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
178 91 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.61% 18.88% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 65 123
Average daily rate £413 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £16.83 £21.23 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.74% +28.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram 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 August 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 7 £318 -5.22% 6
Banbury -8 2 £575 +27.77%
Thame - 1 - -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
2 9 (29.03%) VPN
2 9 (29.03%) Cisco
2 9 (29.03%) Firewall
2 9 (29.03%) Finance
3 8 (25.81%) SSL
3 8 (25.81%) CCNA
3 8 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (25.81%) Juniper
3 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
3 8 (25.81%) WAN
3 8 (25.81%) NX-OS
3 8 (25.81%) Fortinet
3 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing
3 8 (25.81%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (25.81%) Network Security
3 8 (25.81%) F5
4 7 (22.58%) HIPAA
4 7 (22.58%) Tufin
4 7 (22.58%) TippingPoint
4 7 (22.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (22.58%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (22.58%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (22.58%) ITIL
4 7 (22.58%) McAfee
4 7 (22.58%) Nokia
4 7 (22.58%) CCDP
4 7 (22.58%) CISSP
4 7 (22.58%) CCSP
4 7 (22.58%) CCNP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (9.68%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) VPN
1 9 (29.03%) Firewall
2 8 (25.81%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (25.81%) Network Security
2 8 (25.81%) SSL
2 8 (25.81%) WAN
2 8 (25.81%) NX-OS
3 7 (22.58%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (6.45%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (6.45%) 2G
4 2 (6.45%) RNC
4 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.45%) ATM
4 2 (6.45%) GSM
4 2 (6.45%) SDH
4 2 (6.45%) UMTS
5 1 (3.23%) VoIP
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
2 5 (16.13%) Electronics
2 5 (16.13%) Marketing
3 4 (12.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Developer
1 6 (19.35%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Field Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) IT Support
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Business Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 2 (6.45%) NHS Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.45%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (6.45%) Support Technician
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) WPF
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.23%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) Android SDK
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.13%) DTV
3 3 (9.68%) NHS
4 1 (3.23%) CCTV
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing
2 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (19.35%) Strategic Planning
4 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (16.13%) Programme Management
4 5 (16.13%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) ETL
6 3 (9.68%) Cyber Security
7 2 (6.45%) WFM
7 2 (6.45%) Line Management
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.45%) Information Management
7 2 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.23%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (3.23%) Security Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Python
2 2 (6.45%) CoffeeScript
2 2 (6.45%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) C++
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) CCNA
1 8 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (22.58%) CCDP
2 7 (22.58%) CISSP
2 7 (22.58%) CCSP
2 7 (22.58%) CCNP
2 7 (22.58%) CCSA
2 7 (22.58%) CCSE
3 4 (12.90%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) MCSA
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 7 (22.58%) HIPAA
2 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Nessus
1 1 (3.23%) Nmap
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco
2 8 (25.81%) Juniper
2 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
2 8 (25.81%) Fortinet
2 8 (25.81%) F5
3 7 (22.58%) TippingPoint
3 7 (22.58%) Tufin
3 7 (22.58%) McAfee
3 7 (22.58%) Blue Coat
3 7 (22.58%) Nokia
4 5 (16.13%) SAP
5 4 (12.90%) Ericsson
6 2 (6.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (3.23%) Coverity
7 1 (3.23%) Huawei
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