The table below looks at the statistics for 3G 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 3G over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 53 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing 3G 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.80% 0.26% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.59% 1.87% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £131 £215 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £268 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.73% -14.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +157.14%
3G
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
109 107 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 17.41% 13.77% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 61 18
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £114 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing 3G 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 3G.

1 7 (77.78%) 4G
2 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (55.56%) 2G
3 5 (55.56%) LTE
4 3 (33.33%) Huawei
4 3 (33.33%) Ericsson
5 2 (22.22%) Nokia
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 2 (22.22%) ADSL
5 2 (22.22%) Broadband
5 2 (22.22%) GSM
5 2 (22.22%) UMTS
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Law
5 2 (22.22%) Content Management
5 2 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (22.22%) iManage
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (11.11%) Network Optimisation
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing 3G 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 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) 4G
2 5 (55.56%) 2G
2 5 (55.56%) LTE
3 2 (22.22%) ADSL
3 2 (22.22%) Broadband
3 2 (22.22%) GSM
3 2 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (22.22%) UMTS
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
General
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
1 2 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) IT Support
1 2 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Ericsson Field Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Rollout Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Site Acquisition Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Site Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Content Management
1 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Ericsson
1 3 (33.33%) Huawei
2 2 (22.22%) iManage
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Nokia
2 2 (22.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy