The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3G
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank - 45 38
Contract jobs citing 3G 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.54% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £313 £260
% change year-on-year
-9.60% +20.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £41.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-56.62% +15.27%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 65 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.01% 16.46% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 27
Median daily rate £358 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.91% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £263 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £467 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 4
Median hourly rate £21.50 £55.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.90% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £42.00 £41.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.25 £43.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-41.89% +34.54%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge