Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 19 12
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 +17
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 20 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 14.29% 2.08% 9.76%
As % of the General category 40.82% 7.69% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Aberdeen median daily rate £425 £275 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.55% -13.04% -34.11%
10th Percentile £363 £263 £270
90th Percentile £460 £288 £360
Scotland median daily rate £400 £325 £245
% change year-on-year +23.08% +32.65% -36.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 4
Aberdeen median hourly rate £37.50 - £40.00
10th Percentile £30.00 - £36.08
90th Percentile £46.95 - £45.33
Scotland median hourly rate £37.50 £19.50 £12.35
% change year-on-year +92.31% +57.89% -

Telecoms is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 49 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 35.00% 27.08% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 10
Aberdeen median daily rate £300 £289 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -27.81% +29.03%
10th Percentile £175 £264 £248
90th Percentile £475 £352 £496
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 6
Aberdeen median hourly rate £36.25 - £40.00
10th Percentile £11.25 - £31.62
90th Percentile £46.50 - £44.88
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £29.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.56% -4.10% +35.56%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telecoms in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 15 (75.00%) LAN
1 15 (75.00%) WAN
2 12 (60.00%) ITIL
2 12 (60.00%) IP Telephony
3 11 (55.00%) Degree
4 10 (50.00%) Firewall
5 8 (40.00%) PMP
5 8 (40.00%) PRINCE2
5 8 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (35.00%) Cisco
7 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (30.00%) Juniper
7 6 (30.00%) Project Management
8 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (25.00%) PABX
9 4 (20.00%) F5
9 4 (20.00%) Aruba
9 4 (20.00%) Riverbed
9 4 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (20.00%) HP
9 4 (20.00%) CCNP
9 4 (20.00%) SCADA
9 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 4 (20.00%) BIG-IP
9 4 (20.00%) CCTV
9 4 (20.00%) Wireless
10 3 (15.00%) Finance
10 3 (15.00%) Maximo

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) LAN
1 15 (75.00%) WAN
2 12 (60.00%) IP Telephony
3 10 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) PABX
5 4 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 4 (20.00%) Wireless
6 3 (15.00%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (15.00%) VPN
7 1 (5.00%) Network Security
7 1 (5.00%) VoIP
7 1 (5.00%) VSAT
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Field Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Field Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Technician
5 2 (10.00%) TOGAF Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Junior
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) SCADA Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (20.00%) CCTV
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) SCADA
3 3 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Fault Management
4 3 (15.00%) ITSM
4 3 (15.00%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (15.00%) Regulatory Compliance
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (10.00%) Network Design
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.00%) QMS
6 1 (5.00%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Degree
2 8 (40.00%) PMP
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (20.00%) CCNP
5 4 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (15.00%) CCDP
6 3 (15.00%) CCIE
6 3 (15.00%) CCIP
6 3 (15.00%) CCSA
6 3 (15.00%) CCSE
6 3 (15.00%) HP ASE
6 3 (15.00%) HP MASE
6 3 (15.00%) JNCIA
6 3 (15.00%) JNCIE
7 2 (10.00%) CCSP
7 2 (10.00%) CISSP
8 1 (5.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) Juniper
3 4 (20.00%) Aruba
3 4 (20.00%) F5
3 4 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) VMware