The first table below looks at the demand for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 66 47 66
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Contract jobs citing 3G 1 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.14% 1.67% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 7.25% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £285 £270
% change year-on-year
+1.75% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
101 138 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.01% 23.00% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 58
Average daily rate £263 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £201 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £375 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 29
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -45.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.65 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
3G
East of England

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3G
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -7 1 - - 1
St Neots - - - -
3G
East of England

3G
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) 2G
1 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) SMS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Smartcard
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 2 (66.67%) 2G
1 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) SMS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Optimisation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM