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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
2G
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank - 54 65
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.33% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.96% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £215
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £270 £269
% change year-on-year
+29.62% +0.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £35.00

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
87 102 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.43% 16.72% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 53 62
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) 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 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Network Optimisation
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics