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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 89 59 106
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +47
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 30 76 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.52% 2.63% 0.88%
As % of the General category 5.11% 5.65% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 8
Median daily rate £350 £213 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £113 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £416 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £22.09
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -32.08%
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
587 1346 1246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.71% 46.59% 43.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 609 620
Median daily rate £400 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £262 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 12
Median hourly rate £32.00 £33.71 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.07% +3.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £11.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.34 £42.65 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +14.00%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +11 11 £575 +36.90% 4
Glasgow -11 11 £381 +95.51% 2
West Lothian -3 4 £325 -13.33% 2
Aberdeen -16 1 £275 -13.04% 1
Fife - 1 £100 - 1
East Ayrshire - 1 - - 1
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 15 (22.73%) Project Management
1 15 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
1 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.70%) SQL
2 13 (19.70%) Oracle
2 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 12 (18.18%) Unix
3 12 (18.18%) CRM
3 12 (18.18%) LAN
3 12 (18.18%) Cisco
4 11 (16.67%) Change Control
5 10 (15.15%) Billing
6 9 (13.64%) Programme Management
6 9 (13.64%) Finance
6 9 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (13.64%) Java
6 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
7 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2
7 8 (12.12%) WAN
7 8 (12.12%) Manufacturing
8 7 (10.61%) Supplier Management
8 7 (10.61%) RDBMS
8 7 (10.61%) Data Modelling
8 7 (10.61%) SOA
8 7 (10.61%) PL/SQL
8 7 (10.61%) Middleware
8 7 (10.61%) SDLC
8 7 (10.61%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (10.61%) Relational Database

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 6 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.03%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
2 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) LAN
2 8 (12.12%) WAN
3 3 (4.55%) 2G
3 3 (4.55%) 3G
3 3 (4.55%) 4G
3 3 (4.55%) ATM
3 3 (4.55%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (4.55%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.55%) FDDI
3 3 (4.55%) IP Telephony
3 3 (4.55%) ISDN
3 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.03%) Skype
4 2 (3.03%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.52%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.52%) DPNSS
5 1 (1.52%) Firewall
5 1 (1.52%) Q.931
5 1 (1.52%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 7 (10.61%) RDBMS
2 7 (10.61%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Hudson
1 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
1 1 (1.52%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.52%) Selenium
1 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (15.15%) Billing
2 9 (13.64%) Finance
3 8 (12.12%) Manufacturing
4 7 (10.61%) Marketing
5 5 (7.58%) Banking
5 5 (7.58%) Electronics
6 4 (6.06%) Law
7 2 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Analyst
2 10 (15.15%) Project Manager
3 6 (9.09%) Database Designer
3 6 (9.09%) Designer
3 6 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 4 (6.06%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Network Manager
5 3 (4.55%) Network Project Manager
5 3 (4.55%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Senior Manager
5 3 (4.55%) Senior PMO
5 3 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Technical Manager
5 3 (4.55%) Telecoms Manager
5 3 (4.55%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 3 (4.55%) Telephony Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) Middleware
2 1 (1.52%) J2EE
2 1 (1.52%) XML
2 1 (1.52%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.55%) FMCG
4 2 (3.03%) CCTV
4 2 (3.03%) Statistics
5 1 (1.52%) CESG
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.52%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (3.03%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) Android
3 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.52%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (22.73%) Project Management
1 15 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (18.18%) CRM
3 11 (16.67%) Change Control
4 9 (13.64%) Programme Management
5 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2
6 7 (10.61%) Data Modelling
6 7 (10.61%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (10.61%) SDLC
6 7 (10.61%) SOA
6 7 (10.61%) Supplier Management
7 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.58%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (7.58%) Functional Testing
7 5 (7.58%) Scrum
8 4 (6.06%) Business Transformation
8 4 (6.06%) DNA
9 3 (4.55%) Manual Testing
9 3 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) SQL
2 9 (13.64%) Java
3 7 (10.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.09%) CCNA
4 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.55%) CCNP
5 3 (4.55%) JNCIA
6 2 (3.03%) ISEB
6 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.52%) Degree
7 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) NEBOSH
2 2 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (1.52%) ISO27005
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.52%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.52%) OpenView
2 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Oracle
2 12 (18.18%) Cisco
3 6 (9.09%) HP
3 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.58%) SAP
5 3 (4.55%) Siemens
6 2 (3.03%) BT
6 2 (3.03%) Openreach
7 1 (1.52%) Arqiva
7 1 (1.52%) Aruba
7 1 (1.52%) Avaya
7 1 (1.52%) Cadence
7 1 (1.52%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.52%) F5
7 1 (1.52%) Genesys
7 1 (1.52%) Huawei
7 1 (1.52%) Lumension
7 1 (1.52%) Mitel
7 1 (1.52%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.52%) Verint
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