The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 90 75 64
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 6 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 0.53% 0.78%
As % of the General category 0.77% 0.94% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Average daily rate £350 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £275 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £594 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
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 Edinburgh region.

General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
775 747 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 54.73% 56.12% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 381 249
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (34.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) CSS
3 4 (17.39%) SOAP
3 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) Unix
3 4 (17.39%) Apache
3 4 (17.39%) jQuery
3 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) HTML5
3 4 (17.39%) CSS3
3 4 (17.39%) Twitter
3 4 (17.39%) Sass
3 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
3 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (17.39%) Digital Media
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) BT
5 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (8.70%) LAN
5 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) LAMP
5 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
5 2 (8.70%) MySQL

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (8.70%) DHCP
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
1 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (8.70%) WLAN
2 1 (4.35%) ADSL
2 1 (4.35%) LLU
2 1 (4.35%) PSTN
2 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Ant
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
2 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Web Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Planner
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.70%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Drupal Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Subject Matter Expert
5 1 (4.35%) Voice Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
1 4 (17.39%) CSS
1 4 (17.39%) CSS3
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
1 4 (17.39%) HTML5
1 4 (17.39%) jQuery
1 4 (17.39%) Sass
1 4 (17.39%) SOAP
1 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
2 2 (8.70%) HTML5 Boilerplate
2 2 (8.70%) JSON
2 2 (8.70%) JSR 170
2 2 (8.70%) LAMP
2 2 (8.70%) Modernizr
2 2 (8.70%) Spring
2 2 (8.70%) Symfony
2 2 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Digital Media
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Unix
2 2 (8.70%) AIX
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.70%) Build Automation
2 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (8.70%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Network Planning
2 2 (8.70%) Project Management
2 2 (8.70%) TDD
3 1 (4.35%) ETL
3 1 (4.35%) Line Management
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.35%) Quality Management
3 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.35%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Korn
4 2 (8.70%) PHP
4 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Twitter
2 3 (13.04%) BT
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe
3 2 (8.70%) Avaya
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) Facebook
3 2 (8.70%) Genesys
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Zend
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Informatica
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.35%) Teradata
4 1 (4.35%) Verint