The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 93 79 113
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +34
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 28 57 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.29% 1.78% 0.69%
As % of the General category 3.38% 3.27% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 5
Median daily rate £303 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £184 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £364 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Median hourly rate - £12.35 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £12.49 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -37.55%
Telecoms
UK

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

General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
829 1745 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.10% 54.50% 39.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 856 512
Median daily rate £400 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 38 16
Median hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.86 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.74%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Scotland region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Telecoms
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 Telecoms within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Glasgow -6 11 £250 -20.63% 8
West Lothian +9 6 £325 +8.33% 1
Edinburgh +2 4 £470 -6.00% 7
Fife +4 2 £303 - 1
Aberdeen +3 2 £275 - 1
North Lanarkshire +1 1 £320 +70.66%
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 14 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (18.97%) Billing
2 11 (18.97%) Cisco
3 10 (17.24%) Oracle
4 9 (15.52%) PRINCE2
4 9 (15.52%) Unix
4 9 (15.52%) Project Management
4 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
5 8 (13.79%) Supplier Management
5 8 (13.79%) Oracle Database
5 8 (13.79%) SQL
5 8 (13.79%) CRM
5 8 (13.79%) WAN
5 8 (13.79%) Banking
6 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.07%) Finance
6 7 (12.07%) LAN
6 7 (12.07%) Change Control
7 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (10.34%) CCNA
7 6 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (10.34%) Law
8 5 (8.62%) ISEB
8 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
8 5 (8.62%) Functional Testing
8 5 (8.62%) SDLC
8 5 (8.62%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
9 4 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (6.90%) Relational Database

Telecoms
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 (1.72%) CICS
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
1 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.72%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.72%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS Project
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) WAN
2 7 (12.07%) LAN
3 3 (5.17%) ATM
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (5.17%) Ethernet
3 3 (5.17%) FDDI
3 3 (5.17%) IP Telephony
3 3 (5.17%) ISDN
3 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.45%) Broadband
4 2 (3.45%) Firewall
4 2 (3.45%) Wireless
5 1 (1.72%) 3G
5 1 (1.72%) DPNSS
5 1 (1.72%) LDAP
5 1 (1.72%) Q.931
5 1 (1.72%) VoIP
5 1 (1.72%) VPN
5 1 (1.72%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.90%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.72%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (1.72%) HP UFT
General
1 11 (18.97%) Billing
2 8 (13.79%) Banking
3 7 (12.07%) Finance
4 6 (10.34%) Law
5 3 (5.17%) Marketing
6 2 (3.45%) Legal
7 1 (1.72%) Electronics
7 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) Analyst
2 11 (18.97%) Project Manager
3 7 (12.07%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Test Analyst
4 4 (6.90%) Designer
5 3 (5.17%) Cisco Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Database Designer
5 3 (5.17%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Senior Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Technical Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Telecoms Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Telephony Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco Support
6 2 (3.45%) Functional Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Network Project Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Technical Services Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) Middleware
2 1 (1.72%) Ajax
2 1 (1.72%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.72%) CSS
2 1 (1.72%) DHTML
2 1 (1.72%) Flash
2 1 (1.72%) HTML
2 1 (1.72%) XML
2 1 (1.72%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) CCTV
3 2 (3.45%) IVR
3 2 (3.45%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.72%) Handset
4 1 (1.72%) Interactive TV
4 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.72%) PKI
4 1 (1.72%) Statistics
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Unix
2 2 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (15.52%) PRINCE2
2 9 (15.52%) Project Management
3 8 (13.79%) CRM
3 8 (13.79%) Supplier Management
4 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.07%) Change Control
5 5 (8.62%) Functional Testing
5 5 (8.62%) SDLC
6 4 (6.90%) Data Modelling
6 4 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.90%) Programme Management
6 4 (6.90%) SOA
7 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.45%) ITIL
7 2 (3.45%) Project Governance
7 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (3.45%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.45%) Workflow
7 2 (3.45%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) Java
2 4 (6.90%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.72%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) CCNA
1 6 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.62%) ISEB
3 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) JNCIA
4 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
2 3 (5.17%) NEBOSH
3 1 (1.72%) COBIT
3 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.72%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Cisco
2 10 (17.24%) Oracle
3 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.17%) Genesys
4 3 (5.17%) HP
4 3 (5.17%) Siemens
4 3 (5.17%) Verint
5 1 (1.72%) Arqiva
5 1 (1.72%) Avaya
5 1 (1.72%) BT
5 1 (1.72%) Cadence
5 1 (1.72%) Juniper
5 1 (1.72%) Mitel
5 1 (1.72%) Openreach
5 1 (1.72%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.72%) Virgin Media
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £280.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago