The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 34 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing 3G 3 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.06% 3.50% 4.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 23.81% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £250 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £280 £265
% change year-on-year
+15.17% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
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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 Coventry region.

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 42 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 9.22% 14.69% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 10
Average daily rate £225 £356 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £22.35 £11.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.34% -59.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 12 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (91.67%) 2G
3 10 (83.33%) LTE
4 9 (75.00%) MS Office
4 9 (75.00%) SLA
4 9 (75.00%) Fault Management
5 7 (58.33%) Problem Management
5 7 (58.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (33.33%) ITIL
8 3 (25.00%) HND
8 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (25.00%) 4G
9 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (16.67%) Front Office
9 2 (16.67%) Network Planning
9 2 (16.67%) Degree
9 2 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (8.33%) HNC
10 1 (8.33%) SDH
10 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
10 1 (8.33%) Nokia
10 1 (8.33%) Mapinfo
10 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
10 1 (8.33%) 2.5G
10 1 (8.33%) Cramer
10 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (8.33%) NSN NetAct
10 1 (8.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) 2G
2 10 (83.33%) LTE
3 3 (25.00%) 4G
4 2 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (8.33%) 2.5G
5 1 (8.33%) SDH
5 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
General
1 12 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Incident Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) NOC Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Transmission Planner
3 1 (8.33%) Databuild Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Fault Management
2 7 (58.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (58.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Network Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) HND
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Nokia
2 1 (8.33%) Mapinfo
2 1 (8.33%) Cramer
2 1 (8.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks