The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 7 20 3
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs citing 3G 20 6 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 11.17% 4.38% 17.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 26.09% 34.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £260 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £315 £270
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +16.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £14.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -60.83%
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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 Guildford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
70 23 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 39.11% 16.79% 50.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 32
Average daily rate £280 £260 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £335 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 24 (82.76%) 2G
2 19 (65.52%) Telecoms
2 19 (65.52%) Ericsson
3 18 (62.07%) Radio Access Network
4 17 (58.62%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 17 (58.62%) LTE
5 14 (48.28%) Network Planning
5 14 (48.28%) Perl
5 14 (48.28%) SQL
5 14 (48.28%) Oracle
6 13 (44.83%) Nortel
7 9 (31.03%) Nokia
7 9 (31.03%) NSN NetAct
8 8 (27.59%) 4G
8 8 (27.59%) Oracle Cash Management
9 7 (24.14%) Huawei
10 6 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
10 6 (20.69%) DNS
10 6 (20.69%) MS Office
10 6 (20.69%) MySQL
10 6 (20.69%) HND
10 6 (20.69%) UNIX
10 6 (20.69%) Linux
10 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
10 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (20.69%) MS Visio
11 5 (17.24%) ETL
11 5 (17.24%) HNC
11 5 (17.24%) GSM

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 6 (20.69%) MS Office
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
1 6 (20.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 24 (82.76%) 2G
2 18 (62.07%) Radio Access Network
3 17 (58.62%) LTE
4 8 (27.59%) 4G
5 6 (20.69%) DNS
6 5 (17.24%) GSM
7 4 (13.79%) RNC
7 4 (13.79%) SNMP
7 4 (13.79%) Telnet
7 4 (13.79%) ATM
8 3 (10.34%) DHCP
9 2 (6.90%) Wireless
9 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
9 2 (6.90%) SDH
10 1 (3.45%) MPLS
10 1 (3.45%) 2.5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (20.69%) MySQL
1 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 19 (65.52%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) RAN Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) RAN Configuration Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Configuration Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Databuild Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) OSS Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Database Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Transmission Design Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Transmission Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.45%) ETL Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Programmer
7 1 (3.45%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Statistics
2 1 (3.45%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) UNIX
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Network Planning
2 5 (17.24%) ETL
3 4 (13.79%) Performance Management
3 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
3 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (13.79%) Performance Engineering
4 3 (10.34%) Validation
4 3 (10.34%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Software Licensing
6 1 (3.45%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (3.45%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Perl
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C#
2 3 (10.34%) C++
2 3 (10.34%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) HND
2 5 (17.24%) HNC
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Ericsson
2 17 (58.62%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 14 (48.28%) Oracle
4 13 (44.83%) Nortel
5 9 (31.03%) Nokia
6 7 (24.14%) Huawei
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.24%) Greenplum
9 4 (13.79%) Cramer
9 4 (13.79%) Business Objects
10 2 (6.90%) Talend
11 1 (3.45%) Mapinfo