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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 39 27 39
Rank change year-on-year -12 +12  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.35% 2.95% 1.61%
As % of the General category 1.54% 10.14% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £244 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -37.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £44.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -70.45% +69.23%  

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 65 69 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 22.65% 29.11% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 55 61
Median daily rate £450 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £540 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Oxford

Telecoms
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Brocade
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) HIPAA
1 3 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 3 (100.00%) Web Filtering
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Junos
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIA
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIS
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIP
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

Telecoms
Top Related 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Junos
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) Web Filtering
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) JNCIA
1 2 (66.67%) JNCIP
1 2 (66.67%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) HIPAA
1 3 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Brocade
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security