Period
to 19 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 19 July 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.

Telecommunications
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 84 150
Rank change year-on-year -73 +66 -54
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 56 86 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.01% 2.05% 1.11%
As % of the General category 2.57% 4.85% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 44 32
Scotland median daily rate £400 £328 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.14% -11.19% -3.59%
10th Percentile £271 £157 £226
90th Percentile £588 £521 £437
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 2
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £30.93 £9.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.35% +230.04% -24.13%
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £14.45 £20.50
% change year-on-year +34.95% -29.51% +28.13%

Telecoms is in the General 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 common skills.

All General Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,183 1,772 2,560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.26% 42.31% 46.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,122 961 1,367
Scotland median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £285 £250 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 30 22
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £31.93 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.01% +45.11% -26.67%
10th Percentile £10.24 £13.48 £9.56
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.05 £45.90
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Scotland

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Scotland

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Scotland

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Scotland

Telecoms
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 Telecoms within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Glasgow -29 29 £463 +59.48% 8
Edinburgh -22 15 £375 +68.54% 5
West Lothian +5 6 £345 -7.38%
Aberdeen -2 3 £400 +8.84%
Highlands +5 2 - -
Renfrewshire -32 1 £305 -15.28%
Scottish Borders - 1 £325 -
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms 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 Telecoms.

1 20 (35.71%) Finance
2 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 15 (26.79%) Programme Management
4 15 (26.79%) Electronics
4 15 (26.79%) SAP
4 15 (26.79%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (26.79%) Marketing
4 15 (26.79%) Digital Marketing
5 11 (19.64%) CRM
6 10 (17.86%) WAN
7 9 (16.07%) Migration
7 9 (16.07%) Ethernet
7 9 (16.07%) ATM
7 9 (16.07%) LAN
7 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
7 9 (16.07%) Internet
8 8 (14.29%) Cisco
8 8 (14.29%) DSL
9 7 (12.50%) Broadband
9 7 (12.50%) SQL
9 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 7 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
10 6 (10.71%) Functional Testing
10 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
10 6 (10.71%) Oracle
10 6 (10.71%) ITIL
10 6 (10.71%) CCNA
10 6 (10.71%) HP

Telecoms
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 (1.79%) CMS
1 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.57%) SaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.79%) npm
4 1 (1.79%) Office 365
4 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) WAN
2 9 (16.07%) ATM
2 9 (16.07%) Ethernet
2 9 (16.07%) Internet
2 9 (16.07%) LAN
3 8 (14.29%) DSL
4 7 (12.50%) Broadband
5 5 (8.93%) ADSL
5 5 (8.93%) Firewall
5 5 (8.93%) MPLS
5 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.93%) VPN
6 4 (7.14%) 4G
6 4 (7.14%) BGP
6 4 (7.14%) EIGRP
6 4 (7.14%) OSPF
6 4 (7.14%) RIP
6 4 (7.14%) Wireless
6 4 (7.14%) xDSL
7 2 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (3.57%) Big Data
2 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.79%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.79%) HDInsight
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Power BI
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.79%) gulp
1 1 (1.79%) MSTest
1 1 (1.79%) NUnit
1 1 (1.79%) webpack
General
1 20 (35.71%) Finance
2 16 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 15 (26.79%) Electronics
3 15 (26.79%) Marketing
4 4 (7.14%) Billing
5 2 (3.57%) Retail
6 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Analyst
2 8 (14.29%) Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Architect
4 5 (8.93%) ATM Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Field Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) CRM Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Desktop Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (5.36%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.36%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Manager
6 3 (5.36%) User Experience Researcher
6 3 (5.36%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.57%) Angular 2
2 2 (3.57%) CSS
2 2 (3.57%) REST
2 2 (3.57%) RESTful
2 2 (3.57%) Spring
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) .NET Core
3 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.79%) CSS3
3 1 (1.79%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) HTML5
3 1 (1.79%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.79%) Node.js
3 1 (1.79%) OAuth
3 1 (1.79%) Sass
3 1 (1.79%) Spring Cloud
3 1 (1.79%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Driving Licence
2 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) User Experience
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.79%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.79%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Unix
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.79%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (26.79%) Digital Marketing
2 15 (26.79%) Programme Management
3 11 (19.64%) CRM
4 9 (16.07%) Migration
5 6 (10.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 6 (10.71%) Functional Testing
5 6 (10.71%) ITIL
5 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (10.71%) Validation
6 5 (8.93%) Change Management
6 5 (8.93%) DevOps
6 5 (8.93%) Project Management
6 5 (8.93%) SDLC
7 4 (7.14%) API Testing
7 4 (7.14%) Decision-Making
7 4 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (7.14%) Workflow
7 4 (7.14%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.93%) C#
4 3 (5.36%) Java
5 2 (3.57%) Java 8
5 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.79%) ES6
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
6 1 (1.79%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) CCNA
2 6 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) BC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) CCNP
4 4 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.57%) Degree
6 1 (1.79%) PMP
6 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.79%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) HP ALM
1 4 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) SAP
2 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.29%) Cisco
4 6 (10.71%) HP
4 6 (10.71%) Oracle
5 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.36%) McAfee
6 2 (3.57%) Ciena
6 2 (3.57%) F5
6 2 (3.57%) Juniper
6 2 (3.57%) Mitel
7 1 (1.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.79%) BT
7 1 (1.79%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.79%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.79%) Huawei
7 1 (1.79%) Nortel
7 1 (1.79%) Openreach
7 1 (1.79%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.79%) Tableau