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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 38 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing 3G 4 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.11% 1.81% 2.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.16% 16.67% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £240 £190 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £268 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.54% -14.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +157.14%
3G
West Midlands

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
49 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 13.61% 10.83% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 10
Average daily rate £338 £208 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.65% -42.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £329 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.35 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% +94.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (100.00%) Huawei
2 5 (83.33%) Fault Management
2 5 (83.33%) Cramer
2 5 (83.33%) Nortel
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Ericsson
2 5 (83.33%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (83.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 5 (83.33%) 4G
2 5 (83.33%) Fault Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Back Office
3 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (50.00%) HNC
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) LTE
4 3 (50.00%) 2G
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (33.33%) BT
5 2 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (33.33%) Nokia
5 2 (33.33%) Siemens
5 2 (33.33%) WFM
6 1 (16.67%) ZTE
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) 4G
1 5 (83.33%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (50.00%) 2G
2 3 (50.00%) LTE
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (66.67%) Back Office
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Back Office Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Fault Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) Fault Management
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) WFM
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) HNC
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Huawei
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Cramer
2 5 (83.33%) Ericsson
2 5 (83.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 5 (83.33%) Nortel
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (33.33%) BT
4 2 (33.33%) Nokia
4 2 (33.33%) Siemens
5 1 (16.67%) NetCracker
5 1 (16.67%) ZTE