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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
UK / Scotland
Rank 68 83 98
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +15
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 39 47 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.35% 1.78% 0.97%
As % of the General category 6.85% 4.19% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 7
Median daily rate £388 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £138 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £432 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £11.33 £29.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.59% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £18.50 £22.67
% change year-on-year
-38.75% -18.39%

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
569 1122 1185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.34% 42.44% 46.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 539 589
Median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 11
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £43.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 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
Glasgow 0 19 £404 +129.07% 3
Edinburgh +21 11 £423 +12.66% 2
West Lothian -2 5 £374 - 1
Renfrewshire - 2 £324 - 3
North Lanarkshire 0 1 - -
Fife -1 1 £100 -62.96% 2
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 29 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.87%) LAN
2 18 (26.87%) Project Management
3 17 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (22.39%) SQL
5 13 (19.40%) Oracle
5 13 (19.40%) Finance
5 13 (19.40%) Oracle Database
6 12 (17.91%) Change Control
6 12 (17.91%) Java
6 12 (17.91%) Unix
6 12 (17.91%) CRM
6 12 (17.91%) Cisco
7 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (14.93%) Data Modelling
9 9 (13.43%) DNA
9 9 (13.43%) RDBMS
9 9 (13.43%) PL/SQL
9 9 (13.43%) Middleware
9 9 (13.43%) Manufacturing
9 9 (13.43%) Programme Management
9 9 (13.43%) Marketing
9 9 (13.43%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (13.43%) Business Transformation
9 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
10 8 (11.94%) SDLC
10 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
10 8 (11.94%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (11.94%) SOA
10 8 (11.94%) WAN

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 7 (10.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.49%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.87%) LAN
2 8 (11.94%) WAN
3 3 (4.48%) 2G
3 3 (4.48%) 3G
3 3 (4.48%) 4G
3 3 (4.48%) ATM
3 3 (4.48%) BIG-IP
3 3 (4.48%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.48%) FDDI
3 3 (4.48%) ISDN
3 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.48%) Wireless
4 2 (2.99%) Firewall
4 2 (2.99%) Skype
4 2 (2.99%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.49%) Broadband
5 1 (1.49%) DPNSS
5 1 (1.49%) Q.931
5 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) Oracle Database
2 9 (13.43%) RDBMS
2 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.49%) Big Data
4 1 (1.49%) GIS
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Selenium
1 2 (2.99%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.49%) DbUnit
2 1 (1.49%) Hudson
2 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) JUnit
2 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.49%) Mockito
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Manufacturing
2 9 (13.43%) Marketing
3 7 (10.45%) Billing
4 5 (7.46%) Electronics
5 2 (2.99%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Analyst
2 8 (11.94%) Database Designer
2 8 (11.94%) Designer
2 8 (11.94%) Project Manager
3 7 (10.45%) Cabling Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Business Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Network Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) Network Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Network Project Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (4.48%) Senior PMO
5 3 (4.48%) Telecoms Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Test Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) Radio Planner
6 2 (2.99%) Security Architect
6 2 (2.99%) Senior PMO Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) Middleware
2 1 (1.49%) J2EE
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (1.49%) XML
2 1 (1.49%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.97%) FMCG
4 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.48%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.99%) CCTV
5 2 (2.99%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.99%) Statistics
6 1 (1.49%) CESG
6 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.49%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.49%) Replication
6 1 (1.49%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Unix
2 1 (1.49%) Android
2 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.49%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.87%) Project Management
3 12 (17.91%) Change Control
3 12 (17.91%) CRM
4 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.93%) Data Modelling
6 9 (13.43%) Business Transformation
6 9 (13.43%) DNA
6 9 (13.43%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (13.43%) Programme Management
7 8 (11.94%) SDLC
7 8 (11.94%) SOA
8 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.96%) Scrum
8 6 (8.96%) Service Management
8 6 (8.96%) Supplier Management
8 6 (8.96%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.46%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (5.97%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.39%) SQL
2 12 (17.91%) Java
3 9 (13.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) CCNP
3 5 (7.46%) JNCIA
4 3 (4.48%) CCNA
4 3 (4.48%) Degree
5 2 (2.99%) CCDP
5 2 (2.99%) CCIE
5 2 (2.99%) CCIP
5 2 (2.99%) CCSA
5 2 (2.99%) CCSE
5 2 (2.99%) HP ASE
5 2 (2.99%) HP MASE
5 2 (2.99%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.49%) HNC
6 1 (1.49%) HND
6 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.49%) ISO27005
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.99%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.49%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.49%) OpenView
3 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Oracle
2 12 (17.91%) Cisco
3 7 (10.45%) HP
4 5 (7.46%) SAP
5 3 (4.48%) Aruba
5 3 (4.48%) F5
5 3 (4.48%) Riverbed
6 2 (2.99%) BT
6 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.99%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.99%) Juniper
6 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.99%) Openreach
7 1 (1.49%) Arqiva
7 1 (1.49%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.49%) Huawei
7 1 (1.49%) Lumension
7 1 (1.49%) Netezza
7 1 (1.49%) Nokia
7 1 (1.49%) Talend
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