The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 479 456 353
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -103
Contract jobs citing 3G 124 167 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.33% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.82% 2.31% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 78 74
Median daily rate £278 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £500 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.00 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.30 £45.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-38.46% -23.52%
3G
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6801 7219 7527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.83% 14.33% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4120 4290 4372
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 434 410
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in England

3G
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in England

3G
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3G across the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

3G Daily Rate Histogram in England

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

3G Hourly Rate Trend in England

3G
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3G across the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

3G Hourly Rate Histogram in England

3G
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +26 79 £280 -3.44% 4
North West +3 12 £600 +210.07%
London -10 12 £375 +41.50% 4
North East -25 9 £206 -58.33%
Yorkshire +24 5 £375 +7.14%
South West +2 2 £270 +25.58% 1
West Midlands -31 2 £260 -3.61% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
3G
UK

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 3G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for 3G.

1 146 (68.22%) 4G
2 117 (54.67%) 2G
3 111 (51.87%) Telecoms
4 85 (39.72%) LTE
5 45 (21.03%) Huawei
5 45 (21.03%) Ericsson
6 44 (20.56%) Radio Access Network
7 38 (17.76%) Nokia
8 30 (14.02%) Microsoft
8 30 (14.02%) Nokia Networks
9 29 (13.55%) Citrix
10 28 (13.08%) Cisco
10 28 (13.08%) Wi-Fi
11 27 (12.62%) UMTS
12 26 (12.15%) GSM
13 25 (11.68%) ITIL
13 25 (11.68%) Windows
13 25 (11.68%) MS Excel
13 25 (11.68%) Cisco Certification
14 24 (11.21%) Active Directory
14 24 (11.21%) MS Office
14 24 (11.21%) Network Architecture
15 22 (10.28%) Wireless
16 21 (9.81%) TCP/IP
16 21 (9.81%) Security Cleared
17 20 (9.35%) Back Office
18 19 (8.88%) CCIE
19 18 (8.41%) CCNP
19 18 (8.41%) Juniper
19 18 (8.41%) DNS

3G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.93%) CMS
2 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (11.68%) MS Excel
2 24 (11.21%) MS Office
3 15 (7.01%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 146 (68.22%) 4G
2 117 (54.67%) 2G
3 85 (39.72%) LTE
4 44 (20.56%) Radio Access Network
5 28 (13.08%) Wi-Fi
6 27 (12.62%) UMTS
7 26 (12.15%) GSM
8 22 (10.28%) Wireless
9 21 (9.81%) TCP/IP
10 18 (8.41%) DHCP
10 18 (8.41%) DNS
11 16 (7.48%) Diameter Protocol
12 14 (6.54%) Firewall
12 14 (6.54%) Wireshark
13 13 (6.07%) VoLTE
14 11 (5.14%) VPN
15 10 (4.67%) SIGTRAN
15 10 (4.67%) UTRAN
16 9 (4.21%) Network Security
16 9 (4.21%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.80%) MS Access
3 4 (1.87%) GIS
4 3 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.47%) MySQL
5 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) JIRA
General
1 111 (51.87%) Telecoms
2 20 (9.35%) Back Office
3 12 (5.61%) Finance
4 11 (5.14%) Marketing
5 6 (2.80%) Billing
5 6 (2.80%) Electronics
6 3 (1.40%) Legal
7 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.93%) Retail
8 1 (0.47%) French Language
8 1 (0.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.47%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 20 (9.35%) RAN Engineer
2 17 (7.94%) Architect
3 16 (7.48%) Desktop Support
4 14 (6.54%) 3G Engineer
4 14 (6.54%) Network Engineer
4 14 (6.54%) Optimisation Engineer
5 12 (5.61%) Field Engineer
6 11 (5.14%) 4G Engineer
7 10 (4.67%) Radio Engineer
8 9 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (4.21%) Support Engineer
9 8 (3.74%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 8 (3.74%) Consultant
9 8 (3.74%) Service Desk Engineer
9 8 (3.74%) Test Engineer
10 7 (3.27%) Analyst
10 7 (3.27%) Radio Planner
10 7 (3.27%) Technical Support
10 7 (3.27%) Telecoms Engineer
11 6 (2.80%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.87%) XML
2 2 (0.93%) REST
2 2 (0.93%) WAP
3 1 (0.47%) .NET
3 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.47%) HTML
3 1 (0.47%) iOS SDK
3 1 (0.47%) SPML
3 1 (0.47%) Web Services
3 1 (0.47%) WebRTC
3 1 (0.47%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.54%) Data Centre
1 14 (6.54%) Fat Client
1 14 (6.54%) Thin Client
2 12 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.61%) Statistics
3 11 (5.14%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.80%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.34%) VHDL
6 4 (1.87%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.87%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.87%) PKI
6 4 (1.87%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.87%) VLSI
7 3 (1.40%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.93%) Handset
8 2 (0.93%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.47%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.68%) Windows
2 18 (8.41%) Windows 7
3 15 (7.01%) Windows Server
4 13 (6.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.21%) Linux
7 8 (3.74%) Unix
8 7 (3.27%) Windows 10
8 7 (3.27%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.47%) Android
10 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (11.68%) ITIL
2 24 (11.21%) Network Architecture
3 15 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (6.54%) Software Delivery
5 12 (5.61%) Network Optimisation
6 11 (5.14%) Performance Management
7 10 (4.67%) Network Design
8 9 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (4.21%) Network Planning
9 8 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (3.27%) Project Management
10 7 (3.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (2.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (2.80%) Dashboard Development
11 6 (2.80%) Service Delivery
12 5 (2.34%) Fault Analysis
12 5 (2.34%) Incident Management
12 5 (2.34%) Migration
12 5 (2.34%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (2.34%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.61%) SQL
2 8 (3.74%) C
2 8 (3.74%) C++
3 4 (1.87%) Java
3 4 (1.87%) Perl
4 2 (0.93%) C#
4 2 (0.93%) Ruby
5 1 (0.47%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.47%) Embedded C++
5 1 (0.47%) Python
5 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (11.68%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (9.81%) Security Cleared
3 19 (8.88%) CCIE
4 18 (8.41%) CCNP
4 18 (8.41%) SC Cleared
5 15 (7.01%) CCNA
6 11 (5.14%) Degree
7 8 (3.74%) HNC
8 7 (3.27%) HND
9 5 (2.34%) CCSP
9 5 (2.34%) JNCIE
10 4 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.93%) CISM
11 2 (0.93%) CISSP
11 2 (0.93%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (0.93%) CRISC
11 2 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.93%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (0.47%) MCSE
12 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.41%) SLA
2 4 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.93%) QA
5 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (11.21%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.14%) XenApp
3 10 (4.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.40%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (7.01%) SCCM
2 9 (4.21%) Amdocs OSS
2 9 (4.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.40%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (1.40%) OpenView
4 2 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.93%) DameWare
4 2 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.93%) Nessus
4 2 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 45 (21.03%) Ericsson
1 45 (21.03%) Huawei
2 38 (17.76%) Nokia
3 30 (14.02%) Microsoft
3 30 (14.02%) Nokia Networks
4 29 (13.55%) Citrix
5 28 (13.08%) Cisco
6 18 (8.41%) Juniper
7 17 (7.94%) Cramer
8 16 (7.48%) Nortel
9 13 (6.07%) Remedy
10 11 (5.14%) Tellabs
10 11 (5.14%) VMware
11 10 (4.67%) HP
11 10 (4.67%) Mapinfo
12 9 (4.21%) AppSense
13 8 (3.74%) Arqiva
13 8 (3.74%) ThinPrint
14 7 (3.27%) Palo Alto
15 6 (2.80%) Ciena
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