The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 58 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 8 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.07% 1.50% 1.62%
As % of the General category 2.71% 3.42% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Average daily rate
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- £450 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £6.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £27.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+15.74% +38.46%
Telecoms
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
295 263 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.44% 43.69% 38.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 120 167
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £6.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Telecoms 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 Telecoms.

1 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (23.81%) MS Office
2 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 4 (19.05%) Retail
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Genesys
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) UNIX
5 2 (9.52%) SAS
5 2 (9.52%) Broadband
5 2 (9.52%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) VBA
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) Law
5 2 (9.52%) Legal
5 2 (9.52%) IVR
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) Social Media
6 1 (4.76%) 4G
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (4.76%) IaaS
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Relational Database

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Telecoms 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 Telecoms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Broadband
2 1 (4.76%) 4G
2 1 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) 3G
2 1 (4.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.76%) BODI
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) ClearCase
1 1 (4.76%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Law
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Billing
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Genesys Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Resourcer
5 1 (4.76%) Recruitment Resourcer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Procurement Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) IVR
1 2 (9.52%) Social Media
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) CMDB
2 1 (4.76%) GIS
2 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (9.52%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) CRM
2 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
3 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Test Management
3 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.76%) Market Research
3 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Web Development
3 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C#
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
1 2 (9.52%) VBA
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.76%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Genesys
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) BT
3 1 (4.76%) Kofax
3 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Remedy