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 30 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 / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 80 72
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 6 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.65% 0.66% 0.90%
As % of the General category 1.30% 1.06% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 9
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £337 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £375 £460
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 462 942 771
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 50.16% 62.06% 53.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 466 394
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £327 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Median hourly rate £47.23 £31.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.35% +210.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +25.00%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
4 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) Programme Management
4 5 (31.25%) Electronics
4 5 (31.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (31.25%) Marketing
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) SAP
4 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (31.25%) CRM
4 5 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
5 4 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (25.00%) Unix
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) QA
6 3 (18.75%) Selenium
6 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
6 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
7 2 (12.50%) BDD
7 2 (12.50%) Change Control
7 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
1 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
2 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 2 (12.50%) DbUnit
2 2 (12.50%) JUnit
2 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 2 (12.50%) Mockito
3 1 (6.25%) Hudson
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Electronics
2 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
2 5 (31.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Database Designer
2 2 (12.50%) Designer
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Deskside Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Interaction Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) QA Automation Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum Master
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) J2EE
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) CESG
1 1 (6.25%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (31.25%) CRM
2 5 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (31.25%) Programme Management
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (6.25%) ISO27005
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (12.50%) OpenView
2 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
1 5 (31.25%) SAP
2 4 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Lumension
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Planview