The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Telecommunications
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 - 42
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.92% - 1.74%
As % of the General category 5.88% - 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £415 - £305
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 - £317
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +0.64% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +16.12%  

Telecoms is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 51 94 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 15.60% 31.86% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 70 66
Median daily rate £450 £405 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £310 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £520 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £13.80 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +171.73% -17.97%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing Telecoms as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Oxford

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Telecoms in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Oxford

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (25.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (25.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) HIPAA
2 1 (25.00%) Junos
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Junos
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Strategy Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
1 1 (25.00%) JNCIP
1 1 (25.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) HIPAA
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (25.00%) Brocade
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) F5
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee
1 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto