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 3 months to 28 June 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.

Telecommunications
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 122 80
Rank change year-on-year +58 -42  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 54 29 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.45% 0.99% 1.86%
As % of the General category 5.81% 2.27% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 15
Median daily rate £242 £380 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.25% -2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £235 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £445 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £389 £375
% change year-on-year +2.25% +3.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 2
Median hourly rate £30.93 £9.37 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +230.04% -24.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +16.12%  

Telecoms is in the common 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 common skills.

General Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 930 1277 1601
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.20% 43.41% 54.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 691 801
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 25
Median hourly rate £30.00 £9.88 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +203.79% -67.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.87 £9.88 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.60 £62.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 28 June 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
Glasgow +13 19 £242 -36.25% 4
Aberdeen +7 17 £368 -
Edinburgh +12 11 £210 -42.06% 1
West Lothian -3 2 £373 -9.09%
Stirling - 2 £388 -
Highlands - 1 - -
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms 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 Telecoms.

1 28 (30.77%) Finance
2 27 (29.67%) Cisco
3 24 (26.37%) LAN
3 24 (26.37%) WAN
3 24 (26.37%) Firewall
4 21 (23.08%) Wireless
5 20 (21.98%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (19.78%) CCNP
6 18 (19.78%) Computer Science
6 18 (19.78%) F5
7 17 (18.68%) HP
7 17 (18.68%) Juniper
8 16 (17.58%) Service Management
8 16 (17.58%) Degree
8 16 (17.58%) Computer Science Degree
9 15 (16.48%) BIG-IP
9 15 (16.48%) Aruba
9 15 (16.48%) Riverbed
9 15 (16.48%) ITIL
10 14 (15.38%) CCIP
10 14 (15.38%) CCDP
10 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (15.38%) Network Design
10 14 (15.38%) Marketing
11 13 (14.29%) CMS
12 12 (13.19%) CCSA
12 12 (13.19%) ITSM
12 12 (13.19%) CCIE
12 12 (13.19%) CheckPoint
12 12 (13.19%) Fortinet

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 13 (14.29%) CMS
2 8 (8.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.20%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.20%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.37%) Firewall
1 24 (26.37%) LAN
1 24 (26.37%) WAN
2 21 (23.08%) Wireless
3 15 (16.48%) BIG-IP
4 11 (12.09%) MPLS
5 8 (8.79%) VPN
6 6 (6.59%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.30%) BGP
7 3 (3.30%) Network Security
7 3 (3.30%) PABX
7 3 (3.30%) SNMP
7 3 (3.30%) SSH
7 3 (3.30%) VSAT
8 2 (2.20%) 3G
8 2 (2.20%) 4G
8 2 (2.20%) SAN
8 2 (2.20%) VoIP
8 2 (2.20%) VSAN
9 1 (1.10%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.10%) Big Data
3 1 (1.10%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.20%) DbUnit
2 2 (2.20%) Grunt
2 2 (2.20%) gulp
2 2 (2.20%) JUnit
2 2 (2.20%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.20%) Mockito
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.20%) Selenium
2 2 (2.20%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 28 (30.77%) Finance
2 14 (15.38%) Marketing
3 8 (8.79%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.59%) Electronics
5 4 (4.40%) Banking
5 4 (4.40%) Billing
6 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (24.18%) Network Engineer
2 19 (20.88%) Analyst
3 9 (9.89%) Telecoms Analyst
4 6 (6.59%) Developer
5 5 (5.49%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Procurement Manager
6 4 (4.40%) User Researcher
7 3 (3.30%) Coordinator
7 3 (3.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (3.30%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Security Engineer
8 2 (2.20%) Change and Release Manager
8 2 (2.20%) Change Manager
8 2 (2.20%) LAN Engineer
8 2 (2.20%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 2 (2.20%) TOGAF Engineer
8 2 (2.20%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.79%) HTML
2 6 (6.59%) CSS
3 2 (2.20%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.20%) CSS3
3 2 (2.20%) HTML5
3 2 (2.20%) J2EE
3 2 (2.20%) jQuery
3 2 (2.20%) Middleware
3 2 (2.20%) Node.js
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (2.20%) React
3 2 (2.20%) Redux
3 2 (2.20%) Sass
3 2 (2.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.10%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.49%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.30%) User Experience
5 2 (2.20%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.20%) FMCG
5 2 (2.20%) Handset
5 2 (2.20%) IPTV
5 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.20%) Pricing Data
5 2 (2.20%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.20%) Replication
5 2 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.20%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.10%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.69%) Unix
2 6 (6.59%) Windows
3 3 (3.30%) Linux
3 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.20%) CentOS
4 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.20%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.20%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.58%) Service Management
2 15 (16.48%) ITIL
3 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.38%) Network Design
4 12 (13.19%) ITSM
5 11 (12.09%) Project Management
6 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (6.59%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (6.59%) Programme Management
6 6 (6.59%) Waterfall
7 5 (5.49%) Change Management
7 5 (5.49%) Content Management
7 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.40%) CRM
8 4 (4.40%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.40%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (4.40%) UML
8 4 (4.40%) Usability Testing
9 3 (3.30%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.69%) Java
1 7 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.20%) ECMAScript
3 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (21.98%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (19.78%) CCNP
3 16 (17.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (17.58%) Degree
4 14 (15.38%) CCDP
4 14 (15.38%) CCIP
5 12 (13.19%) CCIE
5 12 (13.19%) CCSA
5 12 (13.19%) CCSE
5 12 (13.19%) HP ASE
5 12 (13.19%) HP MASE
5 12 (13.19%) JNCIA
5 12 (13.19%) JNCIE
6 7 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.20%) CCNA
7 2 (2.20%) CCSP
7 2 (2.20%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.20%) MCSA
7 2 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (4.40%) QA
2 3 (3.30%) PMO
3 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.10%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (2.20%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (13.19%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.20%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (2.20%) OpenView
2 2 (2.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (29.67%) Cisco
2 18 (19.78%) F5
3 17 (18.68%) HP
3 17 (18.68%) Juniper
4 15 (16.48%) Aruba
4 15 (16.48%) Riverbed
5 12 (13.19%) CheckPoint
5 12 (13.19%) Fortinet
6 10 (10.99%) Avaya
7 8 (8.79%) Apple
8 7 (7.69%) Polycom
8 7 (7.69%) SAP
9 5 (5.49%) Microsoft
10 4 (4.40%) FatWire
10 4 (4.40%) Oracle
11 3 (3.30%) VMware
12 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.10%) BT
13 1 (1.10%) Netezza
13 1 (1.10%) Sophos
Scotland
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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