Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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.

3G
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 209 199
Rank change year-on-year +39 -10 -7
Contract jobs citing 3G 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.047% 0.036% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.22% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Scotland median daily rate - £253 -
UK median daily rate £335 £270 £270
% change year-on-year +24.07% - -9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% -23.61% +35.85%

3G 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 476 930 665
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.24% 16.89% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 485 295
Scotland median daily rate £360 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +7.69% -1.89%
10th Percentile £163 £223 £140
90th Percentile £463 £450 £454
UK median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 48 30
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +37.13% +38.90%
10th Percentile £15.01 £14.21 £12.35
90th Percentile £48.08 £44.95 £40.38
UK median hourly rate £19.56 £25.00 £20.55
% change year-on-year -21.75% +21.65% +8.16%

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 21 July 2017. 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
Glasgow - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
3G
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, 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%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (50.00%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) RNC
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture

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%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) RNC
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3G Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 4G Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Radio Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Network Optimisation
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics