Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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.

Tandem
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 168 198
Rank change year-on-year -19 +30 -10
Contract jobs citing Tandem 2 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.040% 0.37% 0.081%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 1.07% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Scotland median daily rate £550 £375 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.67% +38.89% -18.18%
10th Percentile £525 £298 £255
90th Percentile £575 £419 £289
UK median daily rate £490 £375 £419
% change year-on-year +30.67% -10.45% -2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £26.70 -
% change year-on-year +68.57% - -

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 1463 1490 1918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.57% 34.33% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 876 936
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
10th Percentile £210 £233 £211
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 38 63
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.20% +48.81% -3.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.60 £46.68 £46.94
UK median hourly rate £20.66 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year -0.46% +6.41% +8.33%

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 19 November 2017. 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 -22 2 £550 +46.67%
Tandem
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware