The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 23 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 59 53
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 11 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.73% 0.17% 2.11%
As % of the General category 10.00% 0.54% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 8
Median daily rate £420 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 - £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 110 184 207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 17.32% 31.24% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 136 123
Median daily rate £450 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.75% -3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.75 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.41% -0.44%  
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 Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Oxfordshire

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Oxfordshire

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Oxfordshire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 3 £415 - 1
Banbury - 2 £323 - 2
Telecoms
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 6 (28.57%) Project Management
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
2 4 (19.05%) McAfee
2 4 (19.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (19.05%) LAN
2 4 (19.05%) WAN
2 4 (19.05%) SSL
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) Juniper
2 4 (19.05%) Brocade
2 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
2 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
2 4 (19.05%) Network Security
2 4 (19.05%) HIPAA
2 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
2 4 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (19.05%) F5
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) Palo Alto
2 4 (19.05%) Web Filtering
3 3 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 3 (14.29%) Junos
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) CISSP
3 3 (14.29%) PMP
3 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
1 4 (19.05%) LAN
1 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
1 4 (19.05%) Network Security
1 4 (19.05%) SSL
1 4 (19.05%) WAN
2 3 (14.29%) Junos
3 2 (9.52%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Back Office
2 3 (14.29%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Security Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Telecoms Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Billing Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Office 365 Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Strategy Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
2 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
2 4 (19.05%) Web Filtering
3 3 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Document Management
4 2 (9.52%) Information Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE
4 2 (9.52%) SOA
4 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Governance
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Go
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.76%) Python
1 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CISSP
1 3 (14.29%) JNCIA
1 3 (14.29%) JNCIP
1 3 (14.29%) JNCIS
1 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 3 (14.29%) PMP
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) JNCIE
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) HIPAA
1 4 (19.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.76%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
1 4 (19.05%) Brocade
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco
1 4 (19.05%) F5
1 4 (19.05%) Juniper
1 4 (19.05%) McAfee
1 4 (19.05%) Palo Alto
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Sage
3 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.76%) SAP