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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 29 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 22 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.14% 0.63% 2.17%
As % of the General category 18.03% 2.26% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -20.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-40.84% +10.93%
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
122 133 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 22.93% 28.00% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 103 84
Average daily rate £400 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £160 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Average hourly rate £21.23 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.66% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.80 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £35.00 £18.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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
Banbury - 16 £419 - 2
Oxford +1 2 £385 -3.75%
Wallingford - - - -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 35 (89.74%) SAP
1 35 (89.74%) Business Intelligence
1 35 (89.74%) DTV
1 35 (89.74%) Electronics
1 35 (89.74%) Finance
1 35 (89.74%) Manufacturing
1 35 (89.74%) Programme Management
1 35 (89.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 35 (89.74%) Marketing
1 35 (89.74%) Digital Marketing
2 11 (28.21%) WAN
3 10 (25.64%) LAN
4 7 (17.95%) Migration
4 7 (17.95%) TOGAF
5 6 (15.38%) Cisco
5 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 5 (12.82%) Windows
6 5 (12.82%) SQL
6 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
7 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
7 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
7 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
7 4 (10.26%) MPLS
7 4 (10.26%) MVC
7 4 (10.26%) .NET
7 4 (10.26%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (10.26%) ITIL
7 4 (10.26%) Couchbase
7 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) Commerce Server
1 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 35 (89.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) WAN
2 10 (25.64%) LAN
3 4 (10.26%) MPLS
4 3 (7.69%) VoIP
5 2 (5.13%) Network Security
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.13%) VPN
6 1 (2.56%) WLAN
6 1 (2.56%) PBX
6 1 (2.56%) Wireless
6 1 (2.56%) Firewall
6 1 (2.56%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.26%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (10.26%) Couchbase
3 2 (5.13%) Big Data
4 1 (2.56%) OLAP
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (5.13%) NUnit
2 2 (5.13%) Maven
General
1 35 (89.74%) Electronics
1 35 (89.74%) Finance
1 35 (89.74%) Manufacturing
1 35 (89.74%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Technical Project Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Technical Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Network Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Software Development Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Crystal Reports Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (5.13%) Ninject
2 2 (5.13%) CSS3
2 2 (5.13%) HTML5
2 2 (5.13%) jQuery
2 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.13%) WCF
2 2 (5.13%) WPF
2 2 (5.13%) LINQ
2 2 (5.13%) CSS
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (2.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 35 (89.74%) DTV
2 2 (5.13%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (89.74%) Business Intelligence
1 35 (89.74%) Programme Management
1 35 (89.74%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (17.95%) Migration
2 7 (17.95%) TOGAF
3 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.26%) MVC
4 4 (10.26%) ITIL
5 3 (7.69%) Service Management
5 3 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.56%) ETL
7 1 (2.56%) Scrum
7 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.56%) ITSM
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) C#
2 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) CCIE
1 1 (2.56%) ISEB
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 35 (89.74%) SAP
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (5.13%) Symantec
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) ATG
4 1 (2.56%) hybris
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