Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 157 201
Rank change year-on-year -30 +44 -
Contract jobs citing Tandem 6 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.35% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Scotland median daily rate £550 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.14% - -
UK median daily rate £400 £440 £400
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -17.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £10.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -44.44% +2.86% -

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 1,593 1,159 1,864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 30.45% 31.72% 33.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 633 982
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.53% - +6.15%
10th Percentile £220 £188 £220
90th Percentile £531 £500 £513
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 52
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £31.85 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.05% -19.37% +97.50%
10th Percentile £10.63 £11.32 £13.60
90th Percentile £55.63 £52.17 £48.63
UK median hourly rate £22.42 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.37% -2.38% +16.80%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Tandem in Scotland over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 26 May 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 -24 3 £550 +53.85%
Aberdeen +7 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £270 -
Tandem
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Puppet
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Ansible
3 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
3 2 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) XenMobile
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (16.67%) 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) TACACS
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Junior
1 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Mobility Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) AS400
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) iSeries
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) HPUX
4 1 (16.67%) OpenVMS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Security
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) MCDBA
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (16.67%) MiFID
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
2 1 (16.67%) OpenView
2 1 (16.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP