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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 81 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 14 25 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.06% 1.74% -
As % of the General category 1.81% 2.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 0
Median daily rate £425 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.35 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -32.60%
Telecoms
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
775 951 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 58.49% 66.18% 47.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 479 325
Median daily rate £425 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 12
Median hourly rate - £10.40 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%

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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016, 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 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (39.13%) Law
1 9 (39.13%) Banking
1 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco
3 6 (26.09%) Billing
3 6 (26.09%) Supplier Management
4 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Java
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle
6 3 (13.04%) ISEB
6 3 (13.04%) Genesys
6 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (13.04%) Wireless
6 3 (13.04%) Open Source
6 3 (13.04%) Verint
6 3 (13.04%) Database Tuning
7 2 (8.70%) Expense Management
7 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
7 2 (8.70%) Data Validation
7 2 (8.70%) Use Case
7 2 (8.70%) Workflow
7 2 (8.70%) Finance
7 2 (8.70%) Service Management
7 2 (8.70%) IVR
7 2 (8.70%) Retail
7 2 (8.70%) Validation
7 2 (8.70%) Workflow Management
7 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint

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 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.35%) Fireworks
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) LDAP
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (39.13%) Banking
1 9 (39.13%) Law
2 6 (26.09%) Billing
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Banking Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) DBA
4 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL DBA
4 3 (13.04%) Telecoms Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Telecoms Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Telecoms Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Telephony Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Interaction Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Software Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Ajax
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Flex
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) DHTML
1 1 (4.35%) Flash
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) Mason
1 1 (4.35%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) IVR
3 1 (4.35%) Interactive TV
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (26.09%) Supplier Management
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Database Tuning
4 3 (13.04%) Open Source
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Validation
5 2 (8.70%) Expense Management
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Use Case
5 2 (8.70%) Validation
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow Management
6 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.35%) Security Management
6 1 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) Apex Code
2 1 (4.35%) Korn
2 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) COBIT
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) RACF
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Genesys
3 3 (13.04%) Verint
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Juniper
5 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.35%) Sitecore