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 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 50 43 57
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 10 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.83% 1.80% 1.33%
As % of the General category 7.30% 6.82% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 6
Median daily rate £325 £283 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.04% -31.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £231 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £458
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 £20.50
% change year-on-year -70.45% +114.63%  

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 137 132 161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 25.09% 26.40% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 110 105
Median daily rate £450 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £238 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +97.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £15.20 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £35.60 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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
Abingdon - 4 £444 - 2
Banbury - 2 £325 - 4
Oxford -10 1 - - 5
Kidlington - 1 £300 - 1
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

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

1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
1 9 (60.00%) Juniper
1 9 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
1 9 (60.00%) Brocade
1 9 (60.00%) Problem Management
1 9 (60.00%) Network Security
1 9 (60.00%) HIPAA
1 9 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
1 9 (60.00%) Palo Alto
1 9 (60.00%) Web Filtering
2 8 (53.33%) NetScaler
2 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (53.33%) F5
2 8 (53.33%) Load Balancing
2 8 (53.33%) Blue Coat
2 8 (53.33%) Intel Security
2 8 (53.33%) LAN
2 8 (53.33%) WAN
2 8 (53.33%) SSL
3 7 (46.67%) CISSP
3 7 (46.67%) JNCIA
3 7 (46.67%) JNCIS
3 7 (46.67%) JNCIP
3 7 (46.67%) Junos
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
6 3 (20.00%) Billing
6 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (20.00%) Finance

Telecoms
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
1 9 (60.00%) Network Security
2 8 (53.33%) LAN
2 8 (53.33%) NetScaler
2 8 (53.33%) SSL
2 8 (53.33%) WAN
3 7 (46.67%) Junos
General
1 3 (20.00%) Billing
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 9 (60.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 9 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Juniper Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Billing Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Network Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
1 9 (60.00%) Problem Management
1 9 (60.00%) Web Filtering
2 8 (53.33%) Load Balancing
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
4 2 (13.33%) Project Governance
4 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CISSP
1 7 (46.67%) JNCIA
1 7 (46.67%) JNCIP
1 7 (46.67%) JNCIS
2 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (20.00%) PMP
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) HIPAA
1 9 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Brocade
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
1 9 (60.00%) Juniper
1 9 (60.00%) Palo Alto
2 8 (53.33%) Blue Coat
2 8 (53.33%) F5
2 8 (53.33%) Intel Security
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Sage
3 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
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