The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - 68 65
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.34% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.85% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £265 £290
% change year-on-year
- -8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -
2G
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
100 78 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.04% 8.81% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 49 38
Median daily rate £335 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £128 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £68.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +277.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing 2G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

2G
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 2G across the Glasgow region.

2G Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

2G
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 2G 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for 2G.

1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) GSM
2 2 (66.67%) UMTS
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) Network Optimisation

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) GSM
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) UMTS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
1 1 (33.33%) Huawei
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy