Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for 3G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 3G over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 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.

3G
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 164 185
Rank change year-on-year -7 +21 -13
Contract jobs citing 3G 2 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.042% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.59% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Scotland median daily rate £250 £290 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +93.33% -30.23%
UK median daily rate £275 £304 £313
% change year-on-year -9.47% -2.80% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -3.47% -7.69% -40.00%

3G is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 550 675 695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.54% 17.85% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 396 329
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +5.26%
10th Percentile £151 £199 £180
90th Percentile £550 £455 £450
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 37 25
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +23.53% -43.33%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.54 £12.35
90th Percentile £33.30 £54.30 £41.90
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +4.76%

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing 3G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for 3G in Scotland

3G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3G in Scotland

3G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3G in Scotland

3G
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £250 -
3G
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing 3G 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 3G.

1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Nortel
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) DWDM
1 2 (100.00%) NEC
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) RNC
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei

3G
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 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) DWDM
1 2 (100.00%) RNC
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson Field Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) NEC
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) Nortel