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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 63 86 72
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 7 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.83% 0.34% 0.59%
As % of the General category 1.76% 0.62% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Median daily rate £362 £363 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.20% -13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £329 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £393 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £44.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-74.25% +60.00%

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
398 813 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.16% 55.49% 54.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 377 389
Median daily rate £425 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +7.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £52.17 £11.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+374.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +43.23%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, 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 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
4 5 (27.78%) Electronics
4 5 (27.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (27.78%) Marketing
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 5 (27.78%) SAP
4 5 (27.78%) CRM
4 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (27.78%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
5 4 (22.22%) Unix
5 4 (22.22%) HP
6 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) QA
6 3 (16.67%) Selenium
6 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
7 2 (11.11%) BDD
7 2 (11.11%) Change Control

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 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Skype
1 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
1 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.11%) DbUnit
2 2 (11.11%) JUnit
2 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 2 (11.11%) Mockito
3 1 (5.56%) Hudson
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Electronics
2 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
2 5 (27.78%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Database Designer
2 2 (11.11%) Designer
2 2 (11.11%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Deskside Support
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Scrum Master
3 1 (5.56%) Senior QA Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Senior QA Test Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) J2EE
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) CESG
1 1 (5.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (27.78%) CRM
2 5 (27.78%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
2 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) Information Assurance
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (5.56%) ISO27005
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (11.11%) OpenView
2 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
1 5 (27.78%) SAP
2 4 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) BT
3 2 (11.11%) Openreach
4 1 (5.56%) Lumension
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Planview