The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3G
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 57 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing 3G 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.31% 0.16% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 1.15% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £213 - £155
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £313 £260
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +20.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-59.30% +19.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
112 87 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.15% 13.53% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 43 41
Median daily rate £313 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £10.73 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.47% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.35 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing 3G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3G across the Birmingham region.

3G Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3G
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for 3G.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (50.00%) VMware