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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank - 66 65
Contract jobs citing 3G 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.50% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £260 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-23.61% +30.90%
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
103 80 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.40% 9.05% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 50 29
Average daily rate £300 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £113 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £68.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 28 April 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 3 (60.00%) 2G
1 3 (60.00%) 4G
2 2 (40.00%) iManage
2 2 (40.00%) Law
2 2 (40.00%) LTE
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) ADSL
2 2 (40.00%) Broadband
2 2 (40.00%) GSM
2 2 (40.00%) UMTS
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Huawei
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (20.00%) Network Optimisation

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) 2G
1 3 (60.00%) 4G
2 2 (40.00%) ADSL
2 2 (40.00%) Broadband
2 2 (40.00%) GSM
2 2 (40.00%) LTE
2 2 (40.00%) UMTS
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Law
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
1 2 (40.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Content Management
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) iManage
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (20.00%) Huawei
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy