The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 74 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 2G 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.24% - 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% - 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £270 £250
% change year-on-year
+15.74% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £25.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+88.11% -30.34%
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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
104 42 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.25% 6.36% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 22 27
Average daily rate £307 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.54% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £201 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £370 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 2G.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 2G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks