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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 70 62 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 5 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 0.90% 1.77%
As % of the General category 0.85% 1.59% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 9
Average daily rate
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£438 £264 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.87% +40.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £126 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £418 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +14.51%
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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
588 628 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 49.37% 56.42% 68.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 247 360
Average daily rate £450 £396 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £264 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £522 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 11
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.00 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -24.56%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) ATM
3 1 (20.00%) GSM
3 1 (20.00%) SDH
3 1 (20.00%) UMTS
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) CICS
3 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Military
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) RNC
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Degree

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (20.00%) CICS
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) ATM
1 1 (20.00%) GSM
1 1 (20.00%) SDH
1 1 (20.00%) UMTS
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) RNC
1 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Environment Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) WFM
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Earned Value Management
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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