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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 59 60 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 13 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.52% 0.30% 2.26%
As % of the General category 3.61% 0.76% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£413 - £563
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £513
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 - £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £9.50 £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-40.84% +10.93%
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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
360 264 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.96% 40.24% 48.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 138 176
Average daily rate £388 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 11
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.60 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +43.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 28 August 2014, 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 8 (36.36%) IVR
2 7 (31.82%) Genesys
3 5 (22.73%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Low Latency
4 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.64%) Network Design
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (9.09%) CBAP
6 2 (9.09%) ISEB
6 2 (9.09%) CRM
6 2 (9.09%) SAS
6 2 (9.09%) C#
6 2 (9.09%) VBA
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
7 1 (4.55%) MS Office
7 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (4.55%) Broadband
7 1 (4.55%) WAN
7 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.55%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (4.55%) MPLS

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Broadband
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.55%) MPLS
1 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (4.55%) Wireless
1 1 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Law
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
1 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Process Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Business Process Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Data Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Network Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Network Design Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Procurement Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) IVR
2 1 (4.55%) CMDB
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
1 5 (22.73%) GAP Analysis
1 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Low Latency
3 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Network Design
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) CRM
4 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.55%) eTOM
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C#
1 2 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
1 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (9.09%) CBAP
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Genesys
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) BT
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft