Period
to 24 November 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 24 November 2020 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 > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 100 127
Rank change year-on-year +39 +27 -17
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 5 8 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.64% 0.41% 0.28%
As % of the General category 0.96% 0.68% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 5
Median daily rate £600 £345 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.91% -31.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £575 £252 £326
90th Percentile £625 £486 £625
Scotland median daily rate £450 £400 £369
% change year-on-year +12.50% +8.47% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
Scotland median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.43% - -53.33%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 523 1,179 1,680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 67.14% 60.96% 59.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 522 788
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £208 £241 £238
90th Percentile £573 £600 £566
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 12
Median hourly rate £12.25 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.00% - +202.38%
10th Percentile £12.13 £16.23 £12.58
90th Percentile £30.48 £52.50 £44.27
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% -18.18% +40.27%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Telecoms in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Avaya
2 3 (60.00%) CTI
2 3 (60.00%) Pega
2 3 (60.00%) Verint
3 2 (40.00%) PMO
3 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (60.00%) CTI
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Avaya
1 3 (60.00%) Pega
1 3 (60.00%) Verint