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 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tandem
UK / Scotland
Rank 105 129 -
Rank change year-on-year +24 -  
Contract jobs citing Tandem 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.039% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £395 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £485
% change year-on-year +10.00% -17.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 -

Tandem is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 568 783 711
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 32.36% 30.26% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 429 373
Median daily rate £358 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 23
Median hourly rate £47.23 £40.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% +116.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £46.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

Tandem
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Tandem as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen - 1 £350 -
Edinburgh - 1 £440 - 1
Tandem
UK

Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Tandem 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Tandem.

1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) zOS
1 4 (80.00%) iSeries
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Axway
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) FireEye
3 2 (40.00%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) RACF
3 2 (40.00%) JCL
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) TACACS
3 2 (40.00%) OpenVMS
3 2 (40.00%) FTP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) B2B
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (40.00%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) ISPF

Tandem
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (40.00%) TACACS
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Monitoring Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) ISPF
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) iSeries
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) zOS
2 2 (40.00%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) B2B
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) Malware Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Conflict Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JCL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) RACF
1 2 (40.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Axway
1 2 (40.00%) FireEye
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) IBM Sterling
1 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft