The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for 2G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

2G
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 132
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - - 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £290 £268
% change year-on-year +9.48% +8.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £77.50
% change year-on-year - -67.74%  

2G is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 248 569 299
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.25% 19.34% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 286 118
Median daily rate £363 £330 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.84% +13.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £266 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 17
Median hourly rate £33.50 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +128.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £19.85 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

2G
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing 2G as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for 2G in Scotland

2G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 2G in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for 2G in Scotland

2G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2G in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2G in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 2G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for 2G.

1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) RNC
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 1 (100.00%) Network Optimisation

2G
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) RNC
1 1 (100.00%) VoLTE
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Network Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics