The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tandem
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 76 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Tandem 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% 0.14% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £440 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £485
% change year-on-year
+0.31% -17.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 -

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
274 416 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.35% 28.24% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 191 177
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £283 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Median hourly rate £52.09 £40.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.40% +151.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 £37.00 £14.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.35 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Tandem as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Tandem
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Tandem Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Tandem 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Tandem.

1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) iSeries
2 4 (66.67%) ISPF
2 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) FTP
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) zOS
2 4 (66.67%) JCL
2 4 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Axway
4 2 (33.33%) SIEM
4 2 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) FireEye
4 2 (33.33%) Sourcefire
4 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (33.33%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Law
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) TACACS
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) RACF
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) B2B

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (33.33%) TACACS
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Monitoring Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Monitoring Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) ISPF
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) iSeries
2 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) zOS
3 2 (33.33%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) B2B
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JCL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (33.33%) RACF
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Axway
2 2 (33.33%) FireEye
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Sterling
2 2 (33.33%) Sourcefire
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft