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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 40 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 30 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.52% 1.33% 0.65%
As % of the General category 7.19% 3.10% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£315 £230 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.95% -45.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.35 - £9.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £23.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-41.30% -35.21%
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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
417 355 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.89% 42.98% 41.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 154 164
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 8
Average hourly rate £27.00 £11.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.45% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £11.00 £17.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

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 4 August 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 27 (50.00%) Finance
2 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
3 10 (18.52%) Change Management
3 10 (18.52%) Project Management
4 9 (16.67%) Migration
4 9 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 8 (14.81%) MS Visio
5 8 (14.81%) SDH
6 7 (12.96%) MS Office
7 6 (11.11%) Remedy
7 6 (11.11%) Quality Management
7 6 (11.11%) Banking
7 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 5 (9.26%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
8 5 (9.26%) SAS
8 5 (9.26%) Broadband
9 4 (7.41%) WAN
9 4 (7.41%) Cisco
9 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
9 4 (7.41%) SAP
9 4 (7.41%) Java
9 4 (7.41%) SQL
9 4 (7.41%) Oracle
9 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
9 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
9 4 (7.41%) Apache Camel
9 4 (7.41%) E-Procurement
9 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 5 (9.26%) SAS
2 1 (1.85%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.85%) JBoss
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Visio
2 7 (12.96%) MS Office
3 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
4 3 (5.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) SDH
2 5 (9.26%) Broadband
3 4 (7.41%) WAN
4 2 (3.70%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.70%) LAN
4 2 (3.70%) PSTN
4 2 (3.70%) VoIP
4 2 (3.70%) DWDM
4 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.70%) LLU
4 2 (3.70%) ADSL
4 2 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.85%) Network Security
5 1 (1.85%) MPLS
5 1 (1.85%) VPN
5 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.70%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Ant
1 1 (1.85%) Maven
1 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Billing
4 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Analyst
2 13 (24.07%) Business Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Test Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Implementation Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Implementation Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (7.41%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.70%) Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Architect
9 1 (1.85%) Tester
9 1 (1.85%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Apache Camel
2 3 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (1.85%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) JMS
3 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.85%) Spring
3 1 (1.85%) JPA
3 1 (1.85%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (1.85%) Apache CXF
3 1 (1.85%) REST
3 1 (1.85%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.85%) IVR
2 1 (1.85%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) Project Management
1 10 (18.52%) Change Management
2 9 (16.67%) Migration
2 9 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 6 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
5 4 (7.41%) E-Procurement
5 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.56%) Service Management
6 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.56%) WFM
6 3 (5.56%) Workforce Management Optimization
6 3 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (5.56%) Business Process Mapping
7 2 (3.70%) Test Planning
7 2 (3.70%) Line Management
7 2 (3.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) Java
1 4 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) Python
2 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Remedy
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) SAP
2 4 (7.41%) Cisco
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) Genesys
3 3 (5.56%) Verint
4 2 (3.70%) Ericsson
4 2 (3.70%) Nortel
4 2 (3.70%) BT
4 2 (3.70%) VMware
5 1 (1.85%) Infoblox
5 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint