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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 109 65 48
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -17
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 20 49 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 1.96% 2.66%
As % of the General category 1.80% 4.48% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 32 21
Average daily rate
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£420 £360 £297
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +21.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £141 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 11
Average hourly rate - £9.38 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-45.07% +14.51%
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
1113 1093 1374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.53% 43.74% 51.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 504 623
Average daily rate £400 £380 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 34 30
Average hourly rate £13.50 £10.50 £15.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.80 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.38 £20.40 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

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 20 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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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 -3 13 £413 -2.94% 3
Edinburgh -19 2 £475 +18.75% 3
Fife - - - - 1
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
2 8 (20.00%) IVR
3 7 (17.50%) WAN
3 7 (17.50%) Genesys
3 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.00%) MPLS
5 5 (12.50%) Project Management
5 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 5 (12.50%) Finance
5 5 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (12.50%) ITIL
5 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Low Latency
7 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Network Design
8 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (5.00%) Wireless
8 2 (5.00%) 2G
8 2 (5.00%) ISEB
8 2 (5.00%) 3G
8 2 (5.00%) CRM
8 2 (5.00%) C#
8 2 (5.00%) SAS
8 2 (5.00%) VBA
8 2 (5.00%) Network Planning
8 2 (5.00%) Supplier Management
8 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (5.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) WAN
2 6 (15.00%) MPLS
3 2 (5.00%) Wireless
3 2 (5.00%) 2G
3 2 (5.00%) TETRA
3 2 (5.00%) LTE
3 2 (5.00%) 3G
3 2 (5.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.50%) 4G
4 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.50%) Broadband
4 1 (2.50%) GSM
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JUnit
1 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Law
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Project Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Process Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Business Process Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Design Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.50%) Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.50%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) JDBC
1 1 (2.50%) XML
1 1 (2.50%) JMS
1 1 (2.50%) XML Schema
1 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.50%) Spring
1 1 (2.50%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) IVR
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) CMDB
3 1 (2.50%) PMI
3 1 (2.50%) VSAM
3 1 (2.50%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
2 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 5 (12.50%) Project Management
3 5 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (12.50%) ITIL
4 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (10.00%) Low Latency
5 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Network Design
6 2 (5.00%) Network Planning
6 2 (5.00%) CRM
6 2 (5.00%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.50%) eTOM
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.50%) Data Mapping
7 1 (2.50%) Information Assurance
7 1 (2.50%) Data Entry
7 1 (2.50%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C#
1 2 (5.00%) VBA
2 1 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.00%) CBAP
3 1 (2.50%) CISSP
3 1 (2.50%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Genesys
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.50%) Ericsson
3 1 (2.50%) Informatica
3 1 (2.50%) Nokia
3 1 (2.50%) Mapinfo
3 1 (2.50%) BT
3 1 (2.50%) Teradata
3 1 (2.50%) Huawei
3 1 (2.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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