Period
to 21 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Tandem over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 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.

Tandem
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 171 192
Rank change year-on-year -33 +21 +5
Contract jobs citing Tandem 4 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.073% 0.070% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.24% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Scotland median daily rate £270 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.55% +10.00% +47.06%
UK median daily rate £419 £465 £400
% change year-on-year -9.95% +16.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

Tandem is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,666 1,275 1,883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 30.29% 29.55% 35.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 687 1,041
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £225 £232 £230
90th Percentile £538 £500 £500
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 40 65
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £30.93 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.41% -19.68% +105.33%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.31 £13.06
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.38 £43.90
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.78
% change year-on-year +4.88% -1.35% +12.20%

Tandem
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Tandem as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Tandem in Scotland

Tandem
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Tandem in Scotland

Tandem
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tandem within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -20 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £270 -
Tandem
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Tandem 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Tandem.

1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Identification
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) AS400
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) MiFID
2 1 (25.00%) Psychology
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Blog
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) iSeries

Tandem
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) TACACS
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Junior
1 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Mobility Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) AS400
2 1 (25.00%) Blog
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) iSeries
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) HPUX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) OpenVMS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Psychology
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Security
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Identification
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCDBA
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (25.00%) MiFID
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView
1 1 (25.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP