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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 57 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing 3G 10 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.29% 0.37% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 1.84% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £100 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -65.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £260 £290
% change year-on-year
+0.96% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +36.36%
3G
West Midlands

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
140 163 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.11% 20.05% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 102 45
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £285 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 9
Median hourly rate £12.15 £26.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.15% +76.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £16.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (90.91%) Network Planning
2 10 (90.91%) Logistics
2 10 (90.91%) Project Management
2 10 (90.91%) LTE
3 8 (72.73%) SLA
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) MS Office
4 4 (36.36%) PMI
4 4 (36.36%) PMI Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
5 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (27.27%) Line Management
5 3 (27.27%) Coaching
5 3 (27.27%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (9.09%) Tellabs
6 1 (9.09%) Virgin Media
6 1 (9.09%) Arqiva
6 1 (9.09%) Telindus
6 1 (9.09%) NetCracker
6 1 (9.09%) 2G
6 1 (9.09%) Huawei
6 1 (9.09%) RNC
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) BT
6 1 (9.09%) NEC
6 1 (9.09%) DWDM
6 1 (9.09%) Alcatel-Lucent

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:

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) LTE
2 4 (36.36%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) 2G
3 1 (9.09%) 4G
3 1 (9.09%) ATM
3 1 (9.09%) DWDM
3 1 (9.09%) RNC
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 11 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Project Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Lead Project Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Build Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Logistics
1 10 (90.91%) Network Planning
1 10 (90.91%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Coaching
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Critical Success Factor
3 3 (27.27%) Line Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (9.09%) Arqiva
1 1 (9.09%) BT
1 1 (9.09%) Ericsson
1 1 (9.09%) Huawei
1 1 (9.09%) NEC
1 1 (9.09%) NetCracker
1 1 (9.09%) Nokia
1 1 (9.09%) Nokia Networks
1 1 (9.09%) Nortel
1 1 (9.09%) Siemens
1 1 (9.09%) Telindus
1 1 (9.09%) Tellabs
1 1 (9.09%) Virgin Media
1 1 (9.09%) ZTE