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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 10 14
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen - 4.17% 7.50%
As % of the General category - 5.88% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £44.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -70.45% +69.23%  

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 14 17 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 46.67% 70.83% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 7
Median daily rate £366 £490 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.25% +53.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £45.50 £46.00 £29.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.08% +58.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £41.20 £29.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £50.00 £29.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

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