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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 61 55 67
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing 3G 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.27% 0.67% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.02% 5.71% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£215 - £120
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £310 £265
% change year-on-year
-13.70% +16.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £14.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+160.32% -61.64%
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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
99 70 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.27% 11.76% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 18 47
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) 4G
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) 2G
3 2 (50.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
3 2 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (50.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Fault Management

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) 4G
2 3 (75.00%) 2G
3 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks