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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tandem
Rank 114 125 127
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing Tandem 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.24% 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.72% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £285 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £413 £446
% change year-on-year
-18.78% -7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.88 - -
Tandem
UK

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
718 976 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.34% 33.85% 26.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 492 399
Median daily rate £350 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 21
Median hourly rate £40.25 £36.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +128.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £46.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.51%

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 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +21 5 - -
Tandem
UK

Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 11 (84.62%) Unix
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
1 11 (84.62%) iSeries
2 9 (69.23%) Time Sharing Option
2 9 (69.23%) ISPF
2 9 (69.23%) Service Delivery
2 9 (69.23%) JCL
2 9 (69.23%) FTP
2 9 (69.23%) IBM
3 8 (61.54%) Mainframe
4 7 (53.85%) Service Management
5 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
5 5 (38.46%) Law
5 5 (38.46%) zOS
6 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (30.77%) Banking
7 3 (23.08%) Axway
7 3 (23.08%) IBM Sterling
7 3 (23.08%) B2B
7 3 (23.08%) Middleware
8 2 (15.38%) TACACS
8 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
8 2 (15.38%) Internet
8 2 (15.38%) RACF
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) OpenVMS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) CICS
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) FTP
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (15.38%) TACACS
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) Intranet
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Law
3 4 (30.77%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Technical Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Monitoring Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Security Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) CICS Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Intranet Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Intranet Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) ISPF
2 3 (23.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) iSeries
2 8 (61.54%) Mainframe
3 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Unix
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) zOS
3 2 (15.38%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Service Delivery
2 7 (53.85%) Service Management
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) B2B
5 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 2 (15.38%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) SIEM
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) JCL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (15.38%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) Axway
2 3 (23.08%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (15.38%) FireEye
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Sourcefire