Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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 > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 102 94
Rank change year-on-year -4 -8 +20
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 28 22 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.97% 1.03% 1.15%
As % of the General category 1.83% 2.28% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 9
Edinburgh median daily rate £380 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £179 £288 £333
90th Percentile £538 £675 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £311 £260
% change year-on-year +28.51% +19.71% -38.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £19.50 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +57.89% -
Scotland median hourly rate £36.88 £19.50 £12.35
% change year-on-year +89.10% +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 Edinburgh with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1532 966 2055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 52.99% 45.29% 64.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 535 981
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £290 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 13
Edinburgh median hourly rate £11.50 £27.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.56% +68.18% +50.00%
10th Percentile £9.85 £19.35 £12.07
90th Percentile £26.25 £48.59 £38.45
Scotland median hourly rate £28.80 £29.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year -1.54% -4.10% +48.78%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 19 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 14 (50.00%) Firewall
2 13 (46.43%) Cisco
3 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 12 (42.86%) LAN
3 12 (42.86%) WAN
3 12 (42.86%) Finance
4 11 (39.29%) Linux
5 10 (35.71%) Wireless
5 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (32.14%) XML
7 8 (28.57%) Web Services
7 8 (28.57%) SAP
7 8 (28.57%) MPLS
7 8 (28.57%) F5
8 7 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (25.00%) SSH
8 7 (25.00%) Programme Management
8 7 (25.00%) Marketing
8 7 (25.00%) BGP
8 7 (25.00%) Project Management
8 7 (25.00%) Electronics
8 7 (25.00%) Manufacturing
8 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (25.00%) Java
8 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (25.00%) SNMP
8 7 (25.00%) VPN
9 6 (21.43%) Windows
9 6 (21.43%) CMS
10 5 (17.86%) PostgreSQL

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 6 (21.43%) CMS
2 5 (17.86%) Drupal
2 5 (17.86%) nginx
3 4 (14.29%) JBoss
3 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Apache
4 2 (7.14%) IIS
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.57%) Confluence
5 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) IaaS
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
1 2 (7.14%) PaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Firewall
2 12 (42.86%) LAN
2 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 12 (42.86%) WAN
3 10 (35.71%) Wireless
4 8 (28.57%) MPLS
5 7 (25.00%) BGP
5 7 (25.00%) SNMP
5 7 (25.00%) SSH
5 7 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (14.29%) BIG-IP
6 4 (14.29%) Internet
6 4 (14.29%) Intranet
6 4 (14.29%) LDAP
6 4 (14.29%) NetScaler
7 2 (7.14%) DNS
7 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Maven
3 1 (3.57%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Electronics
2 7 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (25.00%) Marketing
3 5 (17.86%) Publishing
4 4 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (17.86%) HTML Developer
3 5 (17.86%) PHP Developer
3 5 (17.86%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 5 (17.86%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 5 (17.86%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Symfony Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Network Support
6 2 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) XML
2 8 (28.57%) Web Services
3 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
3 5 (17.86%) CSS
3 5 (17.86%) CSS3
3 5 (17.86%) Google Maps API
3 5 (17.86%) HTML
3 5 (17.86%) HTML5
3 5 (17.86%) JSON
3 5 (17.86%) Open Graph
3 5 (17.86%) Sass
3 5 (17.86%) Symfony
3 5 (17.86%) Twig
4 4 (14.29%) Java EE
4 4 (14.29%) SOAP
4 4 (14.29%) XSLT
5 2 (7.14%) .NET
5 2 (7.14%) Ajax
5 2 (7.14%) EJB
5 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 4 (14.29%) PKI
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Digital Media
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) DataPower
3 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 2 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Unix
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 7 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Web Design
4 4 (14.29%) Change Control
4 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Runbook
4 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) Content Management
5 3 (10.71%) Data Centre Operations
5 3 (10.71%) Microservices
6 2 (7.14%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Java
1 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.86%) PHP
3 3 (10.71%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) BC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) CCNA
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ACCA
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) CIMA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Cisco
2 8 (28.57%) F5
2 8 (28.57%) SAP
3 5 (17.86%) Facebook
3 5 (17.86%) Google
3 5 (17.86%) Twitter
4 4 (14.29%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.14%) Adobe
5 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
5 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.14%) Fortinet
5 2 (7.14%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) Imperva
6 1 (3.57%) Sitecore