The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 54 40 52
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing 3G 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.20% 0.27% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.89% 2.33% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
+13.18% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £39.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+38.63% -39.31%
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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 Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
112 43 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.00% 11.50% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 17 48
Average daily rate £330 £260 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 13 35
Average hourly rate £25.50 £31.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.74% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

3G
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3G.

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (50.00%) GSM
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) ZigBee
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (50.00%) GSM
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) ZigBee
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) EMC