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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 80 92 72
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 51 31 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.00% 1.17% 1.85%
As % of the General category 4.45% 2.56% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 13
Average daily rate £335 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £253 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £434 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £30.75 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 - £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.15 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
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
1146 1210 903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.98% 45.75% 39.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 632 434
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% +48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +31 29 £200 - 5
Edinburgh -15 6 £350 -6.66% 4
West Lothian - 5 £410 -
Aberdeen 0 3 - -
South Lanarkshire - 3 £350 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £275 -
Fife - 1 £270 -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 20 (17.24%) Cisco
2 18 (15.52%) Migration
3 17 (14.66%) IP Telephony
3 17 (14.66%) LAN
4 16 (13.79%) Project Management
4 16 (13.79%) Firewall
5 15 (12.93%) Wireless
6 14 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (12.07%) WAN
7 13 (11.21%) Finance
8 12 (10.34%) PRINCE2
9 11 (9.48%) Avaya
9 11 (9.48%) ITIL
10 10 (8.62%) CCNP
10 10 (8.62%) Driving Licence
11 9 (7.76%) SLA
11 9 (7.76%) Oracle
11 9 (7.76%) BT
11 9 (7.76%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (7.76%) Cisco IPT
11 9 (7.76%) CCTV
12 8 (6.90%) SCADA
12 8 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (6.90%) Maximo
12 8 (6.90%) JavaScript
12 8 (6.90%) SQL
12 8 (6.90%) WLAN
12 8 (6.90%) CCNA
12 8 (6.90%) Structured Cabling

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (3.45%) Apache
3 2 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.72%) Drupal
4 1 (0.86%) CMS
4 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.86%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) MS Office
2 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.86%) MS Project
3 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Maximo
2 1 (0.86%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.66%) IP Telephony
1 17 (14.66%) LAN
2 16 (13.79%) Firewall
3 15 (12.93%) Wireless
4 14 (12.07%) WAN
5 9 (7.76%) Cisco IPT
5 9 (7.76%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (6.90%) PABX
6 8 (6.90%) Structured Cabling
6 8 (6.90%) WLAN
7 7 (6.03%) 3G
7 7 (6.03%) ADSL
7 7 (6.03%) LLU
7 7 (6.03%) PSTN
8 6 (5.17%) 4G
8 6 (5.17%) MPLS
9 5 (4.31%) 2G
9 5 (4.31%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (3.45%) IPsec
10 4 (3.45%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.72%) BODI
2 2 (1.72%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (1.72%) DataStage
2 2 (1.72%) MySQL
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (1.72%) Star Schema
3 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.86%) OLAP
3 1 (0.86%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.72%) Ant
2 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.72%) Maven
2 2 (1.72%) Mercurial
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.72%) Toad
General
1 13 (11.21%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Publishing
3 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.72%) Military
3 2 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (0.86%) Advertising
4 1 (0.86%) Back Office
4 1 (0.86%) Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (17.24%) Analyst
2 12 (10.34%) Developer
3 11 (9.48%) Project Manager
4 8 (6.90%) Telecoms Analyst
5 7 (6.03%) Network Engineer
5 7 (6.03%) Telecoms Technician
6 5 (4.31%) Architect
6 5 (4.31%) Telecoms Engineer
6 5 (4.31%) Test Analyst
7 4 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (3.45%) Coordinator
7 4 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (3.45%) Network Support
7 4 (3.45%) Process Analyst
7 4 (3.45%) Quality Engineer
7 4 (3.45%) Site Engineer
7 4 (3.45%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.45%) Web Developer
8 3 (2.59%) Business Process Analyst
8 3 (2.59%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.31%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (3.45%) AngularJS
2 4 (3.45%) CSS
2 4 (3.45%) CSS3
2 4 (3.45%) HTML
2 4 (3.45%) HTML5
2 4 (3.45%) jQuery
2 4 (3.45%) Sass
2 4 (3.45%) SOAP
2 4 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (3.45%) Web Services
3 2 (1.72%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (1.72%) HTML5 Boilerplate
3 2 (1.72%) JSON
3 2 (1.72%) JSR 170
3 2 (1.72%) Modernizr
3 2 (1.72%) RESTful
3 2 (1.72%) Spring
3 2 (1.72%) Symfony
3 2 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.62%) Driving Licence
2 9 (7.76%) CCTV
3 8 (6.90%) SCADA
3 8 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.17%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.45%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.59%) BYOD
6 3 (2.59%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.59%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.59%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.72%) Handset
7 2 (1.72%) NHS
7 2 (1.72%) User Experience
8 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.45%) Unix
2 2 (1.72%) AIX
2 2 (1.72%) Linux
2 2 (1.72%) Solaris
2 2 (1.72%) Windows
2 2 (1.72%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.52%) Migration
2 16 (13.79%) Project Management
3 12 (10.34%) PRINCE2
4 11 (9.48%) ITIL
5 9 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (6.03%) System Testing
7 6 (5.17%) Line Management
8 5 (4.31%) ETL
9 4 (3.45%) Process Architecture
10 3 (2.59%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.59%) Coaching
10 3 (2.59%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (2.59%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (2.59%) Open Source
10 3 (2.59%) Process Improvement
10 3 (2.59%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (2.59%) Test Scripting
10 3 (2.59%) WFM
10 3 (2.59%) Workforce Management Optimization
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.90%) JavaScript
1 8 (6.90%) SQL
2 4 (3.45%) Java
3 2 (1.72%) Korn
3 2 (1.72%) PHP
3 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.72%) VBA
4 1 (0.86%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.86%) C
4 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (8.62%) CCNP
3 8 (6.90%) CCNA
4 6 (5.17%) Degree
5 5 (4.31%) CCIE
5 5 (4.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (3.45%) CIPD
6 4 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.86%) CBAP
8 1 (0.86%) CCDP
8 1 (0.86%) CCIP
8 1 (0.86%) HND
8 1 (0.86%) ISEB
8 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.86%) PMP
8 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.76%) SLA
2 5 (4.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.86%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 20 (17.24%) Cisco
2 11 (9.48%) Avaya
3 9 (7.76%) BT
3 9 (7.76%) Oracle
4 7 (6.03%) Siemens
5 5 (4.31%) Genesys
5 5 (4.31%) Huawei
6 4 (3.45%) Ericsson
6 4 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.45%) Twitter
6 4 (3.45%) Verint
7 3 (2.59%) Nokia
7 3 (2.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 3 (2.59%) VMware
8 2 (1.72%) Adobe
8 2 (1.72%) HP
8 2 (1.72%) IBM
8 2 (1.72%) Northgate
8 2 (1.72%) Remedy
8 2 (1.72%) Zend
Scotland
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Rate: £400 per day
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