The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 Guildford 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 21 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing 3G 2 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.49% 4.19% 5.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 19.51% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -18.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 14.18% 21.47% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 3
Average daily rate £383 £320 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.53% +36.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 11
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
3G
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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 11 July 2014, 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 23 (95.83%) Radio Access Network
2 18 (75.00%) 2G
3 17 (70.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 16 (66.67%) LTE
4 16 (66.67%) Ericsson
5 11 (45.83%) Huawei
6 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
6 10 (41.67%) Nokia
6 10 (41.67%) Nortel
6 10 (41.67%) NSN NetAct
6 10 (41.67%) Relational Database
7 9 (37.50%) Mapinfo
8 7 (29.17%) Ethernet
8 7 (29.17%) Perl
8 7 (29.17%) Oracle
9 6 (25.00%) ATM
9 6 (25.00%) SDH
9 6 (25.00%) SNMP
9 6 (25.00%) NEC
9 6 (25.00%) Network Planning
9 6 (25.00%) 4G
10 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (20.83%) Greenplum
10 5 (20.83%) DWDM
10 5 (20.83%) Telnet
10 5 (20.83%) UNIX
10 5 (20.83%) MySQL
10 5 (20.83%) XML
11 4 (16.67%) .NET
11 4 (16.67%) J2EE

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) Radio Access Network
2 18 (75.00%) 2G
3 16 (66.67%) LTE
4 7 (29.17%) Ethernet
5 6 (25.00%) SNMP
5 6 (25.00%) ATM
5 6 (25.00%) SDH
5 6 (25.00%) 4G
6 5 (20.83%) DWDM
6 5 (20.83%) Telnet
7 1 (4.17%) Firewall
7 1 (4.17%) MPLS
7 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (4.17%) BT 21CN
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.17%) SMTP
7 1 (4.17%) DHCP
7 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (20.83%) MySQL
3 3 (12.50%) MS Access
4 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) RAN Engineer
1 8 (33.33%) Databuild Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Transmission Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Design Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Telecoms Developer
6 1 (4.17%) OSS Architect
6 1 (4.17%) IP Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Change Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Telecoms Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) OSS Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) XML
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) PMI
1 1 (4.17%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Network Planning
2 4 (16.67%) Web Development
2 4 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Perl
2 4 (16.67%) C#
2 4 (16.67%) C++
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CCSA
2 1 (4.17%) CCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 16 (66.67%) Ericsson
3 11 (45.83%) Huawei
4 10 (41.67%) Nortel
4 10 (41.67%) Nokia
5 9 (37.50%) Mapinfo
6 7 (29.17%) Oracle
7 6 (25.00%) NEC
8 5 (20.83%) Greenplum
9 4 (16.67%) Talend
10 2 (8.33%) BT
11 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
11 1 (4.17%) Cisco
11 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
11 1 (4.17%) F5