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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 53 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 9 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.23% 1.81% 1.47%
As % of the General category 2.96% 4.55% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
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£419 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £316 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £504 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £7.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +57.14%
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
304 242 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.47% 39.87% 35.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 111 126
Average daily rate £400 £385 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +16.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £250
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 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) MS Office
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) UNIX
4 2 (10.00%) SAS
4 2 (10.00%) Broadband
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) VBA
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Genesys
4 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (10.00%) Law
4 2 (10.00%) Legal
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Social Media
4 2 (10.00%) IVR
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) IaaS
5 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
3 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Broadband
2 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) MPLS
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.00%) BODI
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Law
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Procurement Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Genesys Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Resourcer
4 1 (5.00%) Recruitment Resourcer
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Social Media
1 2 (10.00%) IVR
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) CMDB
2 1 (5.00%) GIS
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (15.00%) Project Management
1 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (10.00%) CRM
2 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Market Research
3 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Web Development
3 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Test Management
3 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (5.00%) Network Design
3 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C#
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) VBA
2 1 (5.00%) JCL
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Genesys
3 1 (5.00%) BT
3 1 (5.00%) Kofax
3 1 (5.00%) Remedy
3 1 (5.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (5.00%) IBM