The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 195 199 179
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Contract jobs citing 3G 1 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.020% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 1.31% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Average daily rate
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£218 £475 £122
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.21% +289.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £315 £270
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +16.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £14.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+153.57% -60.83%
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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 City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
670 689 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.20% 11.65% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 440 504
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 45
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £12.75 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.40 £157.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

3G
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

3G Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Siemens
3 2 (33.33%) Sage
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (33.33%) Intranet
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) CMDB
4 1 (16.67%) WorkSite
4 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM

3G
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) WorkSite
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Broadband
3 1 (16.67%) 3GPP
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) ICT Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (16.67%) MCTS
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MOS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Siemens
3 2 (33.33%) Sage
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
4 1 (16.67%) ION Trading
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
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