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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 73 76 74
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 6 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.58% 0.94% 0.42%
As % of the General category 1.22% 1.42% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £300 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £500 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.35 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £12.49 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -37.55%
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
490 1130 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.43% 66.08% 49.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 562 311
Median daily rate £425 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 5
Median hourly rate £27.75 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.75% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.55 £12.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £30.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £30.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +18.81%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 September 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (40.00%) Banking
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
3 6 (30.00%) Law
3 6 (30.00%) Billing
3 6 (30.00%) Supplier Management
3 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (20.00%) ISEB
5 3 (15.00%) Genesys
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) Unix
5 3 (15.00%) Verint
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) Project Governance
6 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (10.00%) Workflow Management
6 2 (10.00%) IVR
6 2 (10.00%) Finance
6 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (10.00%) Wireless
6 2 (10.00%) Workflow
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) WAN
6 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (5.00%) Juniper
7 1 (5.00%) CICS
7 1 (5.00%) Fireworks

Telecoms
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) CICS
1 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
1 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) Skype
2 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.00%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (40.00%) Banking
2 6 (30.00%) Billing
2 6 (30.00%) Law
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Rollout Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Rollout Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Telephony Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) WAN Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Ajax
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) DHTML
1 1 (5.00%) Flash
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) IVR
3 1 (5.00%) Interactive TV
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (30.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Project Governance
3 2 (10.00%) Workflow
3 2 (10.00%) Workflow Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (5.00%) Product Management
4 1 (5.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (5.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (5.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Use Case
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) COBIT
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) Genesys
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Verint
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) BT
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) Openreach
4 1 (5.00%) Sitecore