The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Coventry 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 32 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing 3G 8 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.45% 1.32% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.05% 10.71% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £170 £180 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £285 £270
% change year-on-year
+1.75% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.66% 12.33% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 10
Average daily rate £360 £210 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £100 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £280 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% +31.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
3G
West Midlands

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 22 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (100.00%) 2G
2 15 (93.75%) SLA
3 11 (68.75%) Telecoms
4 9 (56.25%) LTE
5 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (18.75%) Ericsson
7 3 (18.75%) HND
7 3 (18.75%) MS Office
7 3 (18.75%) ETL
7 3 (18.75%) Legal
7 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
7 3 (18.75%) Fault Management
7 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) WFM
8 2 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (12.50%) Front Office
8 2 (12.50%) C
9 1 (6.25%) Degree
9 1 (6.25%) 4G

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) 2G
2 9 (56.25%) LTE
3 2 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (6.25%) 4G
General
1 11 (68.75%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Legal
3 2 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Incident Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Operations Manager
3 1 (6.25%) NOC Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) ETL
2 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
2 3 (18.75%) Fault Management
2 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (18.75%) HND
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (93.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Ericsson