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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 72 118 54
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -64
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 64 15 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.02% 0.55% 2.62%
As % of the General category 3.66% 1.36% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 42
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£330 £385 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £182 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 7
Average hourly rate £12.35 - £9.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £23.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-41.30% -35.21%
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
1748 1107 1078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 55.14% 40.39% 44.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 527 517
Average daily rate £375 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £281 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 16 37
Average hourly rate £29.17 £11.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.18% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.42 £10.50 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.02 £32.40 £20.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 +21 30 £315 +36.95% 7
Edinburgh - 21 £445 - 14
West Lothian -6 2 £300 -28.57% 1
Highlands - 2 - -
South Ayrshire - 2 £209 -
Fife - 2 - -
Stirling - 1 £375 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 61 (52.59%) Finance
2 33 (28.45%) Banking
3 21 (18.10%) Security Cleared
4 19 (16.38%) Cisco
5 18 (15.52%) JavaScript
5 18 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (13.79%) Change Management
7 15 (12.93%) Python
8 14 (12.07%) Migration
9 13 (11.21%) SDH
10 12 (10.34%) SQL
11 11 (9.48%) Project Management
12 10 (8.62%) Line Management
13 9 (7.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (7.76%) Nokia
13 9 (7.76%) CheckPoint
13 9 (7.76%) Firewall
13 9 (7.76%) PRINCE2
14 8 (6.90%) MS Office
14 8 (6.90%) WAN
14 8 (6.90%) MS Visio
14 8 (6.90%) Ethernet
14 8 (6.90%) Blue Coat
14 8 (6.90%) Fortinet
14 8 (6.90%) Imperva
14 8 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (6.90%) F5
15 7 (6.03%) Apache Hive
15 7 (6.03%) Amazon Kinesis

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 7 (6.03%) Apache
1 7 (6.03%) Apache Pig
2 5 (4.31%) SAS
3 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (0.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) MS Office
1 8 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) SAP MM
1 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (6.03%) Amazon EMR
1 7 (6.03%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.21%) SDH
2 9 (7.76%) Firewall
3 8 (6.90%) Ethernet
3 8 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (6.90%) WAN
4 6 (5.17%) PSTN
4 6 (5.17%) VoIP
4 6 (5.17%) ADSL
4 6 (5.17%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (5.17%) LLU
5 5 (4.31%) RNC
5 5 (4.31%) ATM
5 5 (4.31%) Broadband
5 5 (4.31%) LAN
6 4 (3.45%) UMTS
6 4 (3.45%) GSM
6 4 (3.45%) DWDM
7 3 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.59%) PBX
8 2 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.03%) Hadoop
1 7 (6.03%) Apache Hive
1 7 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.31%) NoSQL
2 5 (4.31%) MySQL
2 5 (4.31%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.72%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.86%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.86%) Ant
2 1 (0.86%) Maven
General
1 61 (52.59%) Finance
2 33 (28.45%) Banking
3 4 (3.45%) Electronics
4 3 (2.59%) Billing
5 2 (1.72%) Retail
5 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.86%) Legal
6 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (21.55%) Analyst
2 18 (15.52%) Developer
3 13 (11.21%) Business Analyst
4 10 (8.62%) Technical Analyst
5 9 (7.76%) Business Systems Analyst
5 9 (7.76%) Systems Analyst
5 9 (7.76%) Technical Business Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) Firewall Engineer
6 8 (6.90%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.31%) Test Analyst
7 5 (4.31%) DBA
7 5 (4.31%) Field Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) Implementation Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) Senior Implementation Engineer
8 4 (3.45%) MySQL DBA
8 4 (3.45%) Hadoop Developer
8 4 (3.45%) Python Developer
8 4 (3.45%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.03%) HTML
2 6 (5.17%) HTML5
2 6 (5.17%) CSS
3 5 (4.31%) Sass
3 5 (4.31%) LESS
3 5 (4.31%) RESTful
4 4 (3.45%) Apache Camel
4 4 (3.45%) SOAP
5 2 (1.72%) Web Services
5 2 (1.72%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.72%) REST
5 2 (1.72%) .NET
6 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.86%) EJB
6 1 (0.86%) EDI
6 1 (0.86%) JMS
6 1 (0.86%) Middleware
6 1 (0.86%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.86%) BAPI
6 1 (0.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.59%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.86%) DTV
3 1 (0.86%) GIS
3 1 (0.86%) Equities
3 1 (0.86%) IVR
3 1 (0.86%) PKI
3 1 (0.86%) Derivative
3 1 (0.86%) SCADA
3 1 (0.86%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.31%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (13.79%) Change Management
3 14 (12.07%) Migration
4 11 (9.48%) Project Management
5 10 (8.62%) Line Management
6 9 (7.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (7.76%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.03%) WFM
8 6 (5.17%) Supplier Management
8 6 (5.17%) TDD
8 6 (5.17%) Quality Management
8 6 (5.17%) MVC
8 6 (5.17%) Unit Testing
8 6 (5.17%) System Testing
9 5 (4.31%) Data Analysis
9 5 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.31%) Programme Management
10 4 (3.45%) E-Procurement
10 4 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.52%) JavaScript
2 15 (12.93%) Python
3 12 (10.34%) SQL
4 6 (5.17%) Java
5 4 (3.45%) PHP
6 2 (1.72%) C#
7 1 (0.86%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 21 (18.10%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.03%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.59%) HNC
4 3 (2.59%) HND
5 1 (0.86%) CCIE
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) SLA
2 2 (1.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (16.38%) Cisco
2 9 (7.76%) Nokia
2 9 (7.76%) CheckPoint
3 8 (6.90%) Blue Coat
3 8 (6.90%) Fortinet
3 8 (6.90%) Imperva
3 8 (6.90%) F5
4 7 (6.03%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.03%) Ericsson
5 6 (5.17%) SAP
5 6 (5.17%) Remedy
5 6 (5.17%) BT
6 5 (4.31%) Oracle
7 4 (3.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 3 (2.59%) Verint
8 3 (2.59%) VMware
8 3 (2.59%) Genesys
8 3 (2.59%) Nortel
8 3 (2.59%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.86%) Infoblox
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