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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 58 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 28 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.93% - 1.77%
As % of the General category 2.83% - 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 11
Average daily rate
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£400 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.35 - £9.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.63 £24.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-36.22% -25.19%
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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
991 595 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 68.25% 47.00% 54.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 309 247
Average daily rate £380 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 15
Average hourly rate £10.30 £10.50 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £8.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £11.00 £21.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
- -3.05%

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
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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015, 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 31 (73.81%) Finance
2 27 (64.29%) Banking
3 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
4 14 (33.33%) Python
5 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (19.05%) SQL
7 7 (16.67%) Cisco
7 7 (16.67%) HTML
7 7 (16.67%) Firewall
8 6 (14.29%) MVC
8 6 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (14.29%) TDD
8 6 (14.29%) CSS
8 6 (14.29%) Apache
8 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint
8 6 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (14.29%) Hadoop
8 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (14.29%) HTML5
8 6 (14.29%) Apache Hive
8 6 (14.29%) Amazon EMR
8 6 (14.29%) Apache Pig
8 6 (14.29%) Amazon Kinesis
9 5 (11.90%) Sass
9 5 (11.90%) LESS
9 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
9 5 (11.90%) F5
9 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
9 5 (11.90%) RESTful
9 5 (11.90%) Imperva

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 6 (14.29%) Apache
1 6 (14.29%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon EMR
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Firewall
2 6 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.38%) Multicast
3 1 (2.38%) LLU
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.38%) Network Security
3 1 (2.38%) ADSL
3 1 (2.38%) Broadband
3 1 (2.38%) PSTN
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 6 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
2 5 (11.90%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) DB2
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (73.81%) Finance
2 27 (64.29%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Developer
2 5 (11.90%) DBA
2 5 (11.90%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) MySQL DBA
3 4 (9.52%) Python Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Head of Infrastructure
5 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Network Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.38%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) HTML
2 6 (14.29%) CSS
2 6 (14.29%) HTML5
3 5 (11.90%) Sass
3 5 (11.90%) LESS
3 5 (11.90%) RESTful
4 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.76%) .NET
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) DTV
1 1 (2.38%) Equities
1 1 (2.38%) Derivative
1 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.29%) TDD
2 6 (14.29%) MVC
3 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
4 4 (9.52%) Multithreading
4 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.76%) Change Management
6 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.76%) Information Security
6 2 (4.76%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Logistics
7 1 (2.38%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.38%) Migration
7 1 (2.38%) UML
7 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
2 14 (33.33%) Python
3 8 (19.05%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) PHP
5 2 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) CCIE
1 1 (2.38%) CISSP
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Cisco
2 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 5 (11.90%) Nokia
3 5 (11.90%) Blue Coat
3 5 (11.90%) Fortinet
3 5 (11.90%) Imperva
3 5 (11.90%) F5
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) BT
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Prolexic
5 1 (2.38%) ScanSafe
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