The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3G
England / East of England
Rank - 117 114
Contract jobs citing 3G 0 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.17% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.22% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £301 £270
% change year-on-year
-9.54% +11.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-59.30% +19.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
370 328 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.39% 14.10% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 178 178
Median daily rate £325 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £240 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 30 67
Median hourly rate £19.90 £41.50 £23.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.04% +78.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.68 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing 3G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

3G
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

3G Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England