The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Telecommunications
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 15 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 14 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 20.59% 2.08% -
As % of the General category 66.67% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +2.58% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +16.12%  

Telecoms is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 21 14 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 30.88% 29.17% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
Median daily rate £263 £338 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +46.73%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £29.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing Telecoms as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Aberdeen

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Telecoms in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Aberdeen

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Aberdeen

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Aberdeen over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 11 (78.57%) WAN
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
1 11 (78.57%) HP
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (78.57%) LAN
1 11 (78.57%) CCNP
1 11 (78.57%) Wireless
1 11 (78.57%) BIG-IP
1 11 (78.57%) Degree
1 11 (78.57%) Computer Science
1 11 (78.57%) Riverbed
1 11 (78.57%) Aruba
1 11 (78.57%) F5
1 11 (78.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (71.43%) CCIP
2 10 (71.43%) CCDP
2 10 (71.43%) Juniper
3 9 (64.29%) Firewall
4 8 (57.14%) ITSM
4 8 (57.14%) CCSA
4 8 (57.14%) JNCIA
4 8 (57.14%) JNCIE
4 8 (57.14%) CCSE
4 8 (57.14%) Network Design
4 8 (57.14%) Fortinet
4 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 8 (57.14%) CCIE
4 8 (57.14%) Service Management
4 8 (57.14%) ITIL
4 8 (57.14%) FortiGate

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) BIG-IP
1 11 (78.57%) LAN
1 11 (78.57%) WAN
1 11 (78.57%) Wireless
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) PABX
3 3 (21.43%) VSAT
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) IPTV
2 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
1 8 (57.14%) ITSM
1 8 (57.14%) Network Design
1 8 (57.14%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) CCNP
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (78.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 11 (78.57%) Degree
2 10 (71.43%) CCDP
2 10 (71.43%) CCIP
3 8 (57.14%) CCIE
3 8 (57.14%) CCSA
3 8 (57.14%) CCSE
3 8 (57.14%) HP ASE
3 8 (57.14%) HP MASE
3 8 (57.14%) JNCIA
3 8 (57.14%) JNCIE
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Aruba
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
1 11 (78.57%) F5
1 11 (78.57%) HP
1 11 (78.57%) Riverbed
2 10 (71.43%) Juniper
3 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 8 (57.14%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.14%) VMware