The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 7 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 10.71% 10.87% 7.45%
As % of the General category 15.79% 55.56% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Average daily rate - £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +20.00%
Telecoms
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

General Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 67.86% 19.57% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 8
Average daily rate £490 £328 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.61% -2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £264 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £350 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £44.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Aberdeen region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Telecoms
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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 8 (72.73%) Firewall
1 8 (72.73%) Maximo
1 8 (72.73%) IP Telephony
1 8 (72.73%) CCTV
1 8 (72.73%) SCADA
1 8 (72.73%) Video Conferencing
1 8 (72.73%) PABX
1 8 (72.73%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Degree

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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.

Business Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
1 8 (72.73%) IP Telephony
1 8 (72.73%) PABX
1 8 (72.73%) Structured Cabling
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Telecoms Technician
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Support
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Communications Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Internal Communications Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) CCTV
1 8 (72.73%) SCADA
1 8 (72.73%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
1 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
1 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy