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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 56 53 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 4 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.69% 1.74% 3.29%
As % of the General category 2.76% 8.07% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 12
Average daily rate £315 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £15.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+157.37% -19.73%
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
145 161 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.04% 21.52% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 107 70
Average daily rate £420 £412 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +17.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.12% -49.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £16.75 £18.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £18.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 4 £315 -5.97% 6
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Billing
3 3 (27.27%) VLAN
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
3 3 (27.27%) VSAT
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) CTI
3 3 (27.27%) MPLS
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) IIS
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
3 3 (27.27%) ADSL
3 3 (27.27%) ISDN
3 3 (27.27%) PBX
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) DHCP
3 3 (27.27%) FTP
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 3 (27.27%) MRTG

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (27.27%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) ADSL
1 3 (27.27%) CTI
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) FTP
1 3 (27.27%) ISDN
1 3 (27.27%) MPLS
1 3 (27.27%) MRTG
1 3 (27.27%) Network Security
1 3 (27.27%) PBX
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) VLAN
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
1 3 (27.27%) VSAT
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
3 1 (9.09%) Q.931
General
1 3 (27.27%) Billing
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Category Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (18.18%) Procurement Manager
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Procurement Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (9.09%) OpenGL
1 1 (9.09%) Qt
1 1 (9.09%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (18.18%) Facilities Management
3 2 (18.18%) Logistics
3 2 (18.18%) Market Research
3 2 (18.18%) OWASP
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C++
1 3 (27.27%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) C
2 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CEH
1 2 (18.18%) CREST Certified
1 2 (18.18%) GIAC
1 2 (18.18%) OSCP
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (18.18%) Nessus
1 2 (18.18%) Nmap
1 2 (18.18%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
1 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
2 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
2 2 (18.18%) Lotus
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Qualys