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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 28 59 53
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 30 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.86% 1.03% 1.48%
As % of the General category 12.15% 2.61% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Average daily rate £200 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £363 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £363 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +20.00%
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
247 306 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 40.03% 39.59% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 173 117
Average daily rate £350 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £33.71 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 9 (17.31%) Avaya
1 9 (17.31%) Migration
2 7 (13.46%) Project Management
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle
2 7 (13.46%) ITIL
2 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
2 7 (13.46%) Cisco
3 6 (11.54%) 3G
3 6 (11.54%) MPLS
3 6 (11.54%) Finance
3 6 (11.54%) 4G
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (9.62%) Firewall
4 5 (9.62%) Blackberry
4 5 (9.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (7.69%) OSPF
5 4 (7.69%) CCNP
5 4 (7.69%) SLA
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.69%) Broadband
5 4 (7.69%) LAN
5 4 (7.69%) SQL
5 4 (7.69%) Wireless
5 4 (7.69%) IPsec
5 4 (7.69%) BGP
5 4 (7.69%) 2G
5 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.69%) Huawei
5 4 (7.69%) CIPD
5 4 (7.69%) Process Architecture

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (9.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Project
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) 3G
1 6 (11.54%) 4G
1 6 (11.54%) MPLS
2 5 (9.62%) Firewall
3 4 (7.69%) 2G
3 4 (7.69%) BGP
3 4 (7.69%) Broadband
3 4 (7.69%) IPsec
3 4 (7.69%) LAN
3 4 (7.69%) LTE
3 4 (7.69%) OSPF
3 4 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (7.69%) Wireless
4 3 (5.77%) WAN
5 2 (3.85%) ADSL
5 2 (3.85%) CTI
5 2 (3.85%) LLU
5 2 (3.85%) PSTN
5 2 (3.85%) SAN
6 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) BODI
1 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects XI
1 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.85%) DataStage
1 2 (3.85%) Star Schema
2 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Toad
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Publishing
3 2 (3.85%) Military
4 1 (1.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Analyst
2 7 (13.46%) Telecoms Analyst
3 4 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (7.69%) Process Analyst
3 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 4 (7.69%) Quality Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Site Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Business Process Analyst
4 3 (5.77%) Network Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Telecoms Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Test Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco Support
5 2 (3.85%) HR Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Telecoms Test Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) ITIL Process Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) Telecoms Specialist
6 1 (1.92%) Telecoms Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.85%) BYOD
5 1 (1.92%) CCTV
5 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
1 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
1 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) Migration
2 7 (13.46%) ITIL
2 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
2 7 (13.46%) Project Management
3 4 (7.69%) Process Architecture
3 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.77%) Coaching
4 3 (5.77%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (5.77%) Process Improvement
4 3 (5.77%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (5.77%) Test Scripting
4 3 (5.77%) WFM
4 3 (5.77%) Workforce Management Optimization
5 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.85%) Change Management
5 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.85%) E-business
5 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.85%) Scrum
5 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) CCNP
1 4 (7.69%) CIPD
1 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.92%) CBAP
4 1 (1.92%) ISEB
4 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
2 3 (5.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Avaya
2 7 (13.46%) Cisco
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) Huawei
4 3 (5.77%) Ericsson
4 3 (5.77%) Genesys
4 3 (5.77%) Verint
4 3 (5.77%) VMware
5 2 (3.85%) Cognos
5 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.85%) Nokia
5 2 (3.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (3.85%) Siemens
5 2 (3.85%) Trillium
6 1 (1.92%) BT
6 1 (1.92%) Polycom
6 1 (1.92%) Remedy
6 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds