The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 36 37 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 15 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.79% 2.66% 0.16%
As % of the General category 12.10% 9.68% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
Average daily rate £350 £400 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +146.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-38.59% -8.06%
General Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
124 124 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 23.09% 27.49% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 78 56
Average daily rate £350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 21
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.84% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.30 £12.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Telecoms
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +7 7 £325 -27.77% 9
Banbury +3 1 - - 3
Abingdon - - - -
Thame - - - -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Manufacturing
2 7 (38.89%) Electronics
2 7 (38.89%) Programme Management
2 7 (38.89%) SAP
2 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (38.89%) DTV
2 7 (38.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (38.89%) Marketing
2 7 (38.89%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (22.22%) VoIP
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) ETL
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Internet
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 3 (16.67%) Couchbase
5 2 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (11.11%) Big Data
5 2 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (11.11%) Ninject
5 2 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.11%) RNC
5 2 (11.11%) Maven
5 2 (11.11%) TOGAF

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (38.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) VoIP
2 3 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (11.11%) RNC
3 2 (11.11%) 2G
3 2 (11.11%) 3G
3 2 (11.11%) DWDM
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) ATM
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 3 (16.67%) Couchbase
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) OLAP
3 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Maven
1 2 (11.11%) NUnit
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Manufacturing
2 7 (38.89%) Electronics
2 7 (38.89%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Software Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Telecoms Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Software Development Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Development Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Field Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (11.11%) Ninject
2 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) MDX
3 1 (5.56%) WCF
3 1 (5.56%) WPF
3 1 (5.56%) LINQ
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) DTV
2 2 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Programme Management
1 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) ETL
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITSM
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) NEC
3 2 (11.11%) Ericsson
3 2 (11.11%) Nokia
3 2 (11.11%) Nortel
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
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