Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 91 135
Rank change year-on-year -43 +44 -21
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 60 74 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.20% 2.06% 1.31%
As % of the General category 3.02% 5.23% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 40 28
Scotland median daily rate £400 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.84% +5.00% -6.67%
10th Percentile £273 £206 £175
90th Percentile £519 £529 £430
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Scotland median hourly rate £12.25 £11.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.12% -31.33% -
10th Percentile £10.73 £9.76 £9.37
90th Percentile £13.98 £18.47 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +65.38% -69.41% +79.10%

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 1,986 1,414 2,457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.85% 39.31% 44.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,075 795 1,225
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £303 £256 £263
90th Percentile £556 £533 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 18 23
Scotland median hourly rate £16.68 £36.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.61% -8.13% +37.93%
10th Percentile £10.38 £11.01 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.27 £55.05 £49.50
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +4.00% -9.09% +21.71%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -31 23 £438 +62.04% 10
Edinburgh -18 15 £350 -16.67% 1
Aberdeen +13 11 £432 - 3
West Lothian 0 4 £313 -5.30% 5
Moray - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £325 -
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 23 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) Finance
3 17 (28.33%) WAN
3 17 (28.33%) Project Management
4 15 (25.00%) LAN
5 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (21.67%) ITIL
6 13 (21.67%) SAP
6 13 (21.67%) Manufacturing
7 12 (20.00%) Electronics
7 12 (20.00%) Programme Management
7 12 (20.00%) IP Telephony
7 12 (20.00%) Marketing
7 12 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (20.00%) Degree
7 12 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
8 11 (18.33%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (18.33%) Enterprise Storage
8 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
8 11 (18.33%) PMP
8 11 (18.33%) PRINCE2
9 10 (16.67%) CRM
9 10 (16.67%) Cisco
10 8 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
10 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
11 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (11.67%) CCNA
12 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (10.00%) Wireless

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 (1.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (18.33%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (5.00%) G Suite
3 3 (5.00%) Google Drive
4 1 (1.67%) npm
4 1 (1.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) WAN
2 15 (25.00%) LAN
3 12 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 6 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 6 (10.00%) VPN
4 6 (10.00%) Wireless
5 5 (8.33%) Internet
5 5 (8.33%) MPLS
6 4 (6.67%) Broadband
6 4 (6.67%) DSL
7 3 (5.00%) BGP
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.33%) 4G
8 2 (3.33%) ADSL
8 2 (3.33%) Firewall
8 2 (3.33%) OSPF
8 2 (3.33%) SDH
8 2 (3.33%) Unified Communications
8 2 (3.33%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.67%) Big Data
4 1 (1.67%) Essbase
4 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.67%) gulp
1 1 (1.67%) MSTest
1 1 (1.67%) NUnit
1 1 (1.67%) webpack
General
1 18 (30.00%) Finance
2 13 (21.67%) Manufacturing
3 12 (20.00%) Electronics
3 12 (20.00%) Marketing
4 3 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 10 (16.67%) Analyst
3 7 (11.67%) Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (6.67%) IT Manager
6 4 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.00%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Digital Business Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) .NET
1 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.33%) Angular 2
2 2 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (1.67%) .NET Core
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.67%) CSS
3 1 (1.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.67%) jQuery
3 1 (1.67%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.67%) OAuth
3 1 (1.67%) OAuth2
3 1 (1.67%) OOCSS
3 1 (1.67%) React
3 1 (1.67%) Sass
3 1 (1.67%) WCF
3 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) iPad
4 3 (5.00%) iPhone
4 3 (5.00%) Smartphone
4 3 (5.00%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) FMCG
5 1 (1.67%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.67%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Android
2 3 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.33%) Project Management
3 13 (21.67%) ITIL
4 12 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 12 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 11 (18.33%) PRINCE2
6 10 (16.67%) CRM
7 6 (10.00%) Business Transformation
7 6 (10.00%) DNA
7 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.33%) Functional Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Migration
8 5 (8.33%) SDLC
8 5 (8.33%) Validation
9 4 (6.67%) API Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Decision-Making
9 4 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (6.67%) TOGAF
9 4 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) C#
2 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (1.67%) ES6
3 1 (1.67%) Python
3 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Degree
2 11 (18.33%) PMP
3 8 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (11.67%) CCNA
4 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (10.00%) CCNP
6 1 (1.67%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.67%) CCDP
6 1 (1.67%) CCIE
6 1 (1.67%) CCIP
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.67%) PMO
2 1 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (6.67%) HP ALM
1 4 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) SAP
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.67%) Cisco
4 5 (8.33%) Oracle
5 4 (6.67%) HP
6 3 (5.00%) Apple
6 3 (5.00%) CA
6 3 (5.00%) Google
6 3 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.67%) BT
7 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.67%) F5
7 1 (1.67%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.67%) McAfee
7 1 (1.67%) Nokia
7 1 (1.67%) Openreach
7 1 (1.67%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.67%) Tandberg
7 1 (1.67%) Workday