The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Scotland region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 119 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 13 66 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 2.68% 2.89%
As % of the General category 1.16% 6.03% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 43 22
Average daily rate
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£385 £375 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £157 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £512 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 9
Average hourly rate - £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-29.57% +12.69%
General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1121 1095 1366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.66% 44.42% 51.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 534 646
Average daily rate £400 £396 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 37 26
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £20.30 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Telecoms
UK

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -6 9 £230 -45.88% 8
Aberdeen -11 1 - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (25.64%) IVR
2 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 7 (17.95%) GAP Analysis
4 6 (15.38%) Genesys
4 6 (15.38%) ITIL
4 6 (15.38%) WAN
4 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (12.82%) MPLS
5 5 (12.82%) Project Management
5 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.26%) Finance
6 4 (10.26%) ISEB
6 4 (10.26%) Low Latency
6 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Degree
7 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
7 3 (7.69%) Network Design
7 3 (7.69%) CBAP
7 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
8 2 (5.13%) CRM
8 2 (5.13%) Data Mining
8 2 (5.13%) XML
8 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
8 2 (5.13%) UNIX
8 2 (5.13%) C#
8 2 (5.13%) HTML
8 2 (5.13%) SQL

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) WAN
2 5 (12.82%) MPLS
3 2 (5.13%) Wireless
3 2 (5.13%) TETRA
3 2 (5.13%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.56%) LTE
4 1 (2.56%) 2G
4 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.56%) 3G
4 1 (2.56%) GSM
4 1 (2.56%) LAN
4 1 (2.56%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.13%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JUnit
1 1 (2.56%) FitNesse
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Project Manager
3 9 (23.08%) Process Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Business Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Business Process Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Network Design Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Operations Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Network Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) HTML
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
1 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.13%) XML
1 2 (5.13%) Ajax
1 2 (5.13%) jQuery
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.56%) iBATIS
2 1 (2.56%) WCF
2 1 (2.56%) LINQ
2 1 (2.56%) XHTML
2 1 (2.56%) JMS
2 1 (2.56%) XML Schema
2 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.56%) Spring
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) IVR
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) PMI
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Tandem
3 1 (2.56%) VSAM
3 1 (2.56%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) UNIX
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
1 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (17.95%) GAP Analysis
3 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL
4 5 (12.82%) Project Management
4 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
5 4 (10.26%) Low Latency
5 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Network Design
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.13%) CRM
7 2 (5.13%) Supplier Management
7 2 (5.13%) eTOM
7 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.56%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Use Case
8 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.56%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) C#
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (10.26%) ISEB
3 3 (7.69%) CBAP
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.56%) PMP
5 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Genesys
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Informatica
3 1 (2.56%) Teradata
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