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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 53 55 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 19 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.13% 1.88% 1.53%
As % of the General category 4.53% 5.00% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Average daily rate
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£269 £305 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.88% -34.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £284 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £9.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -38.59%
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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
419 260 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 46.92% 37.52% 44.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 131 238
Average daily rate £400 £358 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £274 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £434 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 6
Average hourly rate £32.25 £9.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+239.47% -34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.10 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £9.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 6 (22.22%) Project Management
4 5 (18.52%) Business Objects
4 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.81%) SAS
5 4 (14.81%) Broadband
5 4 (14.81%) MS Office
5 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle
5 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco
7 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.41%) LAN
7 2 (7.41%) WAN
7 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.41%) Change Management
7 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
7 2 (7.41%) Retail
8 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (14.81%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Broadband
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) 3G
3 1 (3.70%) MPLS
3 1 (3.70%) Network Security
3 1 (3.70%) 4G
3 1 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects XI
1 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (22.22%) Project Management
3 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (3.70%) Software Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) ETL
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Business Objects
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) Kofax
4 1 (3.70%) Infoblox