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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 54 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 14 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.83% 3.31% 3.13%
As % of the General category 8.43% 13.39% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 9
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£300 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £327 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £589 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.06% -21.81%
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
166 127 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 21.64% 24.76% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 72 81
Average daily rate £415 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 12
Average hourly rate £17.75 £35.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.28% +64.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £18.59 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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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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 -17 8 £335 -4.28% 4
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) Manufacturing
3 11 (42.31%) Programme Management
3 11 (42.31%) DTV
3 11 (42.31%) SAP
3 11 (42.31%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (42.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (42.31%) Marketing
3 11 (42.31%) Digital Marketing
3 11 (42.31%) Electronics
4 4 (15.38%) Windows
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 3 (11.54%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) ETL
5 3 (11.54%) NHS
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Line Management
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (11.54%) Banking
6 2 (7.69%) Information Management
6 2 (7.69%) RNC
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (7.69%) Network Security
6 2 (7.69%) WFM
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (7.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (7.69%) Digital Media
6 2 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (7.69%) Office 365

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 11 (42.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) RNC
1 2 (7.69%) Network Security
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
1 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (7.69%) EIGRP
1 2 (7.69%) OSPF
1 2 (7.69%) BGP
1 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
1 2 (7.69%) ATM
1 2 (7.69%) GSM
1 2 (7.69%) SDH
1 2 (7.69%) UMTS
2 1 (3.85%) VoIP
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data
4 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Maven
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) Manufacturing
3 11 (42.31%) Marketing
3 11 (42.31%) Electronics
4 3 (11.54%) Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Business Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) NHS Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Field Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (7.69%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) SOAP
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
1 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (3.85%) WPF
1 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) DTV
2 3 (11.54%) NHS
3 2 (7.69%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.85%) Video on Demand
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Programme Management
1 11 (42.31%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) ETL
2 3 (11.54%) Project Management
2 3 (11.54%) Line Management
3 2 (7.69%) Information Management
3 2 (7.69%) WFM
3 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) B2B
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.85%) Validation
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) MVC
4 1 (3.85%) Cyber Security
4 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.85%) Coaching
4 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
1 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) SAP
2 2 (7.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (7.69%) Ericsson
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Symantec
3 1 (3.85%) Huawei
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