The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tandem
UK / Scotland
Rank 108 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Tandem 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.16% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £395 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £485
% change year-on-year
+0.31% -17.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
547 744 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 31.55% 29.18% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 376 390
Median daily rate £361 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 22
Median hourly rate £52.00 £39.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +147.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.57 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.88 £30.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Tandem as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Tandem
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Tandem across the Scotland region.

Tandem Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Tandem
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tandem within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +20 1 £440 -
Aberdeen - 1 £350 -
Tandem
UK

Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Tandem 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Tandem.

1 7 (87.50%) Unix
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) iSeries
2 5 (62.50%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (62.50%) FTP
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) zOS
2 5 (62.50%) JCL
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) ISPF
3 3 (37.50%) IBM Sterling
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) B2B
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Middleware
3 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
3 3 (37.50%) Axway
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) FireEye
4 2 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) SIEM
4 2 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) TACACS
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) RACF
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) SQL

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) FTP
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (25.00%) TACACS
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Law
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Monitoring Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Security Monitoring Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) ISPF
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) iSeries
2 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Unix
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) zOS
3 2 (25.00%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) B2B
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
4 1 (12.50%) Conflict Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JCL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (25.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Axway
2 3 (37.50%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (25.00%) FireEye
3 2 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft