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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 120 85 106
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +21
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 24 52 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.80% 1.71% 0.91%
As % of the General category 1.72% 3.48% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 9
Median daily rate £378 £400 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £258 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.87% +6.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.37 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £15.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+152.45% -29.06%
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
1392 1494 1002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.56% 49.26% 37.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 781 502
Median daily rate £400 £390 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 37 16
Median hourly rate £30.21 £20.69 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.98% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.76 £10.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.20 £63.40 £25.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £25.00 £26.74
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.48%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -19 12 £375 -6.25% 3
Glasgow -9 7 £363 +34.88% 4
West Lothian - 2 £400 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Lothian - 1 £420 -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 18 (24.32%) Project Management
2 12 (16.22%) PRINCE2
2 12 (16.22%) LAN
2 12 (16.22%) Cisco
3 11 (14.86%) Wireless
4 10 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (13.51%) WAN
4 10 (13.51%) Oracle
5 8 (10.81%) ITIL
5 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
6 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.46%) Data Centre
7 6 (8.11%) Degree
7 6 (8.11%) CCNP
7 6 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (8.11%) Firewall
8 5 (6.76%) Finance
8 5 (6.76%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (6.76%) MPLS
8 5 (6.76%) SLA
8 5 (6.76%) Avaya
8 5 (6.76%) Java
8 5 (6.76%) Programme Management
8 5 (6.76%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (5.41%) CIPD
9 4 (5.41%) Process Architecture
9 4 (5.41%) Banking
9 4 (5.41%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (5.41%) ISEB

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 2 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (1.35%) CICS
2 1 (1.35%) Drupal
2 1 (1.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.35%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.35%) MS Project
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Maximo
1 1 (1.35%) Misys Midas
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) IaaS
1 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) LAN
2 11 (14.86%) Wireless
3 10 (13.51%) WAN
4 6 (8.11%) Firewall
5 5 (6.76%) MPLS
5 5 (6.76%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (5.41%) BGP
6 4 (5.41%) Broadband
6 4 (5.41%) IPsec
6 4 (5.41%) OSPF
7 3 (4.05%) 2G
7 3 (4.05%) 3G
7 3 (4.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (4.05%) DHCP
7 3 (4.05%) DNS
7 3 (4.05%) MVNO
7 3 (4.05%) Network Security
7 3 (4.05%) WLAN
8 2 (2.70%) 4G
8 2 (2.70%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.70%) GIS
3 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.35%) MySQL
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.35%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.35%) Maven
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (6.76%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Law
3 3 (4.05%) Publishing
3 3 (4.05%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
4 2 (2.70%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Billing
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (20.27%) Project Manager
2 13 (17.57%) Analyst
3 5 (6.76%) Coordinator
3 5 (6.76%) Network Engineer
4 4 (5.41%) Business Analyst
4 4 (5.41%) Process Analyst
4 4 (5.41%) Quality Engineer
4 4 (5.41%) Site Engineer
5 3 (4.05%) Business Process Analyst
5 3 (4.05%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (4.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (4.05%) DBA
5 3 (4.05%) Developer
5 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 3 (4.05%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (4.05%) Test Analyst
6 2 (2.70%) Development Manager
6 2 (2.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.70%) CSS
2 2 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (1.35%) Ajax
3 1 (1.35%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.35%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (1.35%) CSS3
3 1 (1.35%) DHTML
3 1 (1.35%) Flash
3 1 (1.35%) HTML5
3 1 (1.35%) JSON
3 1 (1.35%) LAMP
3 1 (1.35%) Mason
3 1 (1.35%) Middleware
3 1 (1.35%) Modernizr
3 1 (1.35%) Sass
3 1 (1.35%) Symfony
3 1 (1.35%) Visualforce
3 1 (1.35%) Web Services
3 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.05%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.70%) Handset
4 2 (2.70%) IVR
4 2 (2.70%) NHS
4 2 (2.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) CCTV
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.35%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) PKI
5 1 (1.35%) SCADA
5 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (1.35%) Unix
2 1 (1.35%) Windows
2 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) Project Management
2 12 (16.22%) PRINCE2
3 10 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (10.81%) ITIL
5 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.76%) Programme Management
7 4 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.41%) Migration
7 4 (5.41%) Process Architecture
7 4 (5.41%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (4.05%) Database Tuning
8 3 (4.05%) Open Source
8 3 (4.05%) Process Improvement
8 3 (4.05%) SDLC
9 2 (2.70%) CAD
9 2 (2.70%) Coaching
9 2 (2.70%) Network Design
9 2 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (2.70%) Use Case
9 2 (2.70%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.76%) Java
2 3 (4.05%) SQL
3 2 (2.70%) VBA
4 1 (1.35%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.35%) C#
4 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.35%) Korn
4 1 (1.35%) PHP
4 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.11%) CCNP
2 6 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.11%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (5.41%) CIPD
3 4 (5.41%) ISEB
4 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) CBAP
5 1 (1.35%) CCDP
5 1 (1.35%) CCIE
5 1 (1.35%) CCIP
5 1 (1.35%) CCNA
5 1 (1.35%) HND
5 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.35%) COBIT
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.35%) NEBOSH
3 1 (1.35%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.35%) Docker
1 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.35%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Ansible
1 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Cisco
2 10 (13.51%) Oracle
3 5 (6.76%) Avaya
4 4 (5.41%) Siemens
5 3 (4.05%) Genesys
5 3 (4.05%) Huawei
5 3 (4.05%) Virgin Media
6 2 (2.70%) Ericsson
6 2 (2.70%) HP
6 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.70%) Verint
7 1 (1.35%) BT
7 1 (1.35%) NEC
7 1 (1.35%) NetCracker
7 1 (1.35%) Nokia
7 1 (1.35%) Remedy
7 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.35%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.35%) Zend
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