The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 71 68 70
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing 3G 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.45% 0.22% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 1.90% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £270 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £290 £310
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £43.78 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-57.74% +25.08%
3G
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
120 105 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.42% 11.74% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 58 61
Median daily rate £313 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.32 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £100.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Bristol region with a requirement for 3G.

1 4 (100.00%) 4G
2 2 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) 2G
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Huawei
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) UMTS
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Nortel
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) LTE
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Email Migration

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) 4G
2 2 (50.00%) 2G
2 2 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) LTE
3 1 (25.00%) UMTS
3 1 (25.00%) VoLTE
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Commissioning Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Email Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Ciena
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (25.00%) Huawei
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) Nortel