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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 76 67 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.51% 0.49% 1.17%
As % of the General category 0.94% 1.07% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+48.57% -22.22%
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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
743 562 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.76% 45.77% 49.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 262 143
Average daily rate £400 £401 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +5.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +61.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £19.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -7.35%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) Information Security
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) QA
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) User Stories
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) XPath
3 2 (13.33%) JSON
3 2 (13.33%) Maven
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
3 2 (13.33%) FitNesse
3 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) BDD
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) RESTful
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) CISSP
3 2 (13.33%) Ant
3 2 (13.33%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
3 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (13.33%) XML Schema

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (6.67%) CICS
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Broadband
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) PABX
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (6.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) FitNesse
1 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) Ant
1 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Military
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) Head of Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) Tester
1 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Architect
1 2 (13.33%) QA Tester
1 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Support Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) JSON
1 2 (13.33%) RESTful
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) GIS
3 1 (6.67%) DTV
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (20.00%) Information Security
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) User Stories
2 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (13.33%) BDD
2 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (13.33%) SOA
2 2 (13.33%) Scrum
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) TDD
2 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) Security Management
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) XPath
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCIE
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.67%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) BT
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Prolexic
2 1 (6.67%) ScanSafe
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