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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 52 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 8 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.11% 1.01% 1.70%
As % of the General category 2.69% 2.49% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£419 £450 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £280 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.77% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -34.61%
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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
297 241 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.36% 40.44% 35.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 99 113
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £238 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £24.25 - £15.86
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 - £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 - £24.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) Low Latency
4 2 (9.52%) Social Media
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) Network Design
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) SAS
4 2 (9.52%) Broadband
4 2 (9.52%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) VBA
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) Genesys
4 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
4 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (9.52%) IVR
4 2 (9.52%) Law
4 2 (9.52%) Legal
5 1 (4.76%) Banking
5 1 (4.76%) GIS
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (9.52%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Broadband
2 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) MPLS
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) BODI
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) TestDirector
1 1 (4.76%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Law
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Billing
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Procurement Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Social Media
1 2 (9.52%) IVR
2 1 (4.76%) GIS
2 1 (4.76%) CMDB
2 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (14.29%) Project Management
1 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 3 (14.29%) Low Latency
2 2 (9.52%) Network Design
2 2 (9.52%) CRM
2 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (4.76%) Web Development
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Test Management
3 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Market Research
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C#
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
1 2 (9.52%) VBA
2 1 (4.76%) JCL
2 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
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%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Genesys
3 1 (4.76%) BT
3 1 (4.76%) Remedy
3 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft