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 3 months to 27 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 / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 86 61
Rank change year-on-year +18 -25  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 11 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.90% 1.11% 1.84%
As % of the General category 1.79% 1.91% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 11
Median daily rate £210 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.06% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £265 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +2.58% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +10.52% +22.58%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 614 785 942
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 50.00% 58.28% 66.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 404 471
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £529 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £9.65 - £10.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 6 (35.29%) LAN
1 6 (35.29%) WAN
1 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
1 6 (35.29%) Wireless
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Banking
4 3 (17.65%) MPLS
4 3 (17.65%) BGP
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) SNMP
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) Unix
4 3 (17.65%) SSH
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
5 2 (11.76%) QA
5 2 (11.76%) Selenium
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
5 2 (11.76%) F5
5 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Office 365
5 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
1 6 (35.29%) LAN
1 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
1 6 (35.29%) WAN
1 6 (35.29%) Wireless
2 3 (17.65%) BGP
2 3 (17.65%) MPLS
2 3 (17.65%) SNMP
2 3 (17.65%) SSH
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
1 2 (11.76%) DbUnit
1 2 (11.76%) JUnit
1 2 (11.76%) Mockito
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
1 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Billing Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) J2EE
1 1 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (11.76%) Re-Platforming
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
3 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
3 2 (11.76%) UML
4 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Use Case
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.88%) ACCA
2 1 (5.88%) CIMA
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (11.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (5.88%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) F5
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Planview
3 1 (5.88%) SAP