Period
to 9 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 9 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Telecommunications
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 83 69
Rank change year-on-year +22 -14 -7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 37 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.81% 1.90% 2.71%
As % of the General category 6.06% 4.62% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 16
Glasgow median daily rate £403 £369 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.15% -22.37% +35.71%
10th Percentile £141 £264 £311
90th Percentile £600 £556 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £369 £415
% change year-on-year +8.47% -11.14% +27.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £37.39
% change year-on-year -4.11% -51.18% +91.72%

Telecoms is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 611 692 547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 46.46% 41.02% 43.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 426 286
Glasgow median daily rate £445 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £251 £256
90th Percentile £588 £538 £525
Scotland median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 25
Glasgow median hourly rate £21.25 £18.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -25.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.95 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £36.11 £195.00
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £19.61
% change year-on-year -8.16% +24.97% -32.97%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Glasgow

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Telecoms in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Glasgow

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Glasgow over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Glasgow

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 18 (48.65%) Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
1 18 (48.65%) Manufacturing
1 18 (48.65%) Programme Management
1 18 (48.65%) Marketing
2 17 (45.95%) Electronics
2 17 (45.95%) Digital Marketing
2 17 (45.95%) SAP
2 17 (45.95%) Public Sector
3 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
4 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
5 8 (21.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (18.92%) Cisco
7 6 (16.22%) Java
7 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
8 5 (13.51%) WAN
8 5 (13.51%) Ethernet
8 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
8 5 (13.51%) Windows
8 5 (13.51%) Linux
8 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
8 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
8 5 (13.51%) Internet
8 5 (13.51%) MPLS
8 5 (13.51%) BC Cleared
8 5 (13.51%) SCCM
8 5 (13.51%) Migration
8 5 (13.51%) Windows 10
8 5 (13.51%) DevOps

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) CMS
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Azure
1 4 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (8.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.41%) GitHub
3 2 (5.41%) Office 365
4 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.70%) Google Docs
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Flow
4 1 (2.70%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.51%) Ethernet
2 5 (13.51%) Internet
2 5 (13.51%) MPLS
2 5 (13.51%) WAN
3 4 (10.81%) BGP
3 4 (10.81%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) DSL
3 4 (10.81%) EIGRP
3 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 4 (10.81%) IPsec
3 4 (10.81%) Network Security
3 4 (10.81%) OSPF
3 4 (10.81%) PPP
3 4 (10.81%) RIP
3 4 (10.81%) SNMP
3 4 (10.81%) TACACS
3 4 (10.81%) Unified Communications
3 4 (10.81%) VPN
3 4 (10.81%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.70%) HBase
2 1 (2.70%) Impala
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) Spark SQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) GitLab
2 2 (5.41%) Bitbucket
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.70%) GoCD
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
1 18 (48.65%) Manufacturing
1 18 (48.65%) Marketing
2 17 (45.95%) Electronics
2 17 (45.95%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Consultant
2 5 (13.51%) Developer
2 5 (13.51%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support
3 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Digital Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Mobility Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) Security Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) IP Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) IT Support
4 2 (5.41%) SCCM Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Senior DevOps Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (8.11%) React
2 3 (8.11%) Redux
2 3 (8.11%) RESTful
2 3 (8.11%) XMPP
3 2 (5.41%) .NET
3 2 (5.41%) J2EE
3 2 (5.41%) LDAP
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) Kafka
4 1 (2.70%) Spring
4 1 (2.70%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.11%) Fibre Optics
2 1 (2.70%) Renewable Energy
2 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
1 5 (13.51%) Windows 10
2 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) Programme Management
2 17 (45.95%) Digital Marketing
3 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.51%) DevOps
4 5 (13.51%) Migration
4 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.81%) Change Management
5 4 (10.81%) Communications Security
5 4 (10.81%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.81%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (10.81%) Process Management
5 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.81%) User Stories
6 3 (8.11%) Kanban
6 3 (8.11%) Pair Programming
6 3 (8.11%) Preventative Maintenance
6 3 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) Java
2 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.11%) Clojure
3 3 (8.11%) Java 8
4 2 (5.41%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) Scala
5 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) BC Cleared
4 4 (10.81%) CCDP
4 4 (10.81%) CCIP
4 4 (10.81%) CCNA
4 4 (10.81%) CCNP
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.41%) A+ Certification
5 2 (5.41%) Degree
5 2 (5.41%) MCP
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) SLA
3 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) SCCM
2 4 (10.81%) Ansible
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (5.41%) AirWatch
4 2 (5.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) SAP
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.81%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 4 (10.81%) Juniper
5 3 (8.11%) Apple
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.70%) FatWire
7 1 (2.70%) Google