The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
-24.37% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.23% 8.01% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 28
Average daily rate £425 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £250 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £390 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3GPP across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

3GPP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3GPP across the Bedfordshire region.

3GPP Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire