The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Edinburgh region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank - 52 45
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 0 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 1.56% 1.57%
As % of the General category - 2.83% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 4
Average daily rate
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- £400 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.20 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.21% +9.23%
General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
585 565 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 46.32% 55.12% 67.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 247 330
Average daily rate £415 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
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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 13 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Teradata
2 1 (50.00%) Tandem
2 1 (50.00%) VSAM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Build Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Environment Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Tandem
1 1 (50.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica
1 1 (50.00%) Teradata