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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 102 71 120
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +49
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 35 65 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.38% 2.04% 0.47%
As % of the General category 3.06% 3.71% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 3
Median daily rate £298 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.66% -10.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £12.35 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £16.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.37% -33.33%
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
1142 1754 1113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.98% 54.95% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 854 533
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 15
Median hourly rate £10.44 £30.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.20% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £10.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £46.70 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -10 16 £375 -6.25% 3
Glasgow -14 8 £238 -26.35% 5
North Lanarkshire +14 4 £235 -
Fife +8 2 £303 -
West Lothian +7 2 £420 +40.00%
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £400 -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 16 (25.40%) Cisco
1 16 (25.40%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (19.05%) Project Management
3 11 (17.46%) Banking
4 10 (15.87%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
5 9 (14.29%) WAN
5 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 9 (14.29%) Law
6 8 (12.70%) Billing
6 8 (12.70%) Supplier Management
6 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
7 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (11.11%) Firewall
7 7 (11.11%) Oracle
7 7 (11.11%) LAN
8 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 6 (9.52%) SLA
8 6 (9.52%) CCNA
8 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (9.52%) Finance
9 5 (7.94%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (7.94%) Wireless
9 5 (7.94%) Avaya
9 5 (7.94%) CCNP
9 5 (7.94%) ISEB
9 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
10 4 (6.35%) ITIL
10 4 (6.35%) Broadband
10 4 (6.35%) Java

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 (1.59%) CICS
1 1 (1.59%) JBoss
1 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.17%) MS Office
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.59%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.59%) MS Project
4 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) IaaS
1 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) WAN
2 7 (11.11%) Firewall
2 7 (11.11%) LAN
3 5 (7.94%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (7.94%) Wireless
4 4 (6.35%) BGP
4 4 (6.35%) Broadband
4 4 (6.35%) Cisco IPT
4 4 (6.35%) IP Telephony
4 4 (6.35%) IPsec
4 4 (6.35%) MPLS
4 4 (6.35%) OSPF
5 3 (4.76%) MVNO
5 3 (4.76%) Network Security
6 2 (3.17%) ATM
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.17%) FDDI
6 2 (3.17%) ISDN
6 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.17%) GIS
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (1.59%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.59%) Maven
General
1 11 (17.46%) Banking
2 9 (14.29%) Law
3 8 (12.70%) Billing
4 6 (9.52%) Finance
5 2 (3.17%) Legal
5 2 (3.17%) Marketing
5 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 2 (3.17%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Electronics
6 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Analyst
2 13 (20.63%) Project Manager
3 10 (15.87%) Business Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Network Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Test Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Banking Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Banking Business Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Cisco Support
6 3 (4.76%) Cisco Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) DBA
6 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Technical Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Telecoms Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.17%) Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) Ajax
1 1 (1.59%) Apache Flex
1 1 (1.59%) CSS
1 1 (1.59%) DHTML
1 1 (1.59%) Flash
1 1 (1.59%) HTML
1 1 (1.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.17%) Handset
2 2 (3.17%) IVR
3 1 (1.59%) CCTV
3 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.59%) Interactive TV
3 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.59%) NHS
3 1 (1.59%) PKI
3 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.59%) User Experience
3 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Unix
2 2 (3.17%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (19.05%) Project Management
3 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 8 (12.70%) Supplier Management
5 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.35%) ITIL
6 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.76%) CRM
7 3 (4.76%) Database Tuning
7 3 (4.76%) Functional Testing
7 3 (4.76%) Open Source
8 2 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.17%) Data Validation
8 2 (3.17%) Expense Management
8 2 (3.17%) Programme Governance
8 2 (3.17%) Project Governance
8 2 (3.17%) SDLC
8 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) Java
2 2 (3.17%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) C#
3 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.52%) CCNA
3 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (7.94%) CCNP
4 5 (7.94%) ISEB
5 2 (3.17%) Degree
5 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.17%) JNCIA
5 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) CCIE
6 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) SLA
2 3 (4.76%) NEBOSH
3 2 (3.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.59%) COBIT
4 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Docker
1 1 (1.59%) RACF
1 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.59%) Ansible
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Cisco
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle
3 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.94%) Avaya
5 3 (4.76%) Genesys
5 3 (4.76%) Siemens
5 3 (4.76%) Verint
6 2 (3.17%) HP
6 2 (3.17%) Virgin Media
7 1 (1.59%) Cadence
7 1 (1.59%) Juniper
7 1 (1.59%) Mitel
7 1 (1.59%) SAP
7 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds