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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 14 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing 3G 10 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 8.62% 11.76% 5.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.87% 31.58% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 1
Average daily rate £275 £250 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £268 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.54% -14.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +157.14%
3G
Surrey

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
53 76 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 45.69% 37.25% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 10
Average daily rate £350 £260 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £244 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 2016, 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 19 (86.36%) 2G
2 17 (77.27%) Telecoms
3 15 (68.18%) Ericsson
4 14 (63.64%) LTE
5 13 (59.09%) Huawei
6 12 (54.55%) Radio Access Network
7 11 (50.00%) 4G
8 10 (45.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 10 (45.45%) Nokia
9 9 (40.91%) BT
10 7 (31.82%) RNC
11 6 (27.27%) NetCracker
11 6 (27.27%) Wireless
11 6 (27.27%) Back Office
11 6 (27.27%) Siemens
11 6 (27.27%) Mapinfo
11 6 (27.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 6 (27.27%) Project Management
11 6 (27.27%) ITIL
11 6 (27.27%) ZTE
11 6 (27.27%) VoLTE
12 5 (22.73%) Line Management
12 5 (22.73%) User Experience
12 5 (22.73%) ATM
13 4 (18.18%) Network Planning
13 4 (18.18%) Finance
13 4 (18.18%) NEC
13 4 (18.18%) GSM
13 4 (18.18%) MPLS
13 4 (18.18%) Nortel

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
1 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) 2G
2 14 (63.64%) LTE
3 12 (54.55%) Radio Access Network
4 11 (50.00%) 4G
5 7 (31.82%) RNC
6 6 (27.27%) VoLTE
6 6 (27.27%) Wireless
7 5 (22.73%) ATM
8 4 (18.18%) GSM
8 4 (18.18%) MPLS
9 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
9 3 (13.64%) SDH
9 3 (13.64%) UMTS
10 1 (4.55%) DWDM
10 1 (4.55%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (13.64%) MS Access
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 17 (77.27%) Telecoms
2 6 (27.27%) Back Office
3 4 (18.18%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Billing
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Transmission Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Back Office Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) RAN Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Design Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Databuild Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Telecoms Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Core Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IP Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) LTE Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) OSS Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) RNC Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
1 6 (27.27%) Project Management
2 5 (22.73%) Line Management
3 4 (18.18%) Network Planning
4 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) Budget Control
6 1 (4.55%) Change Control
6 1 (4.55%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Demand Management
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.55%) ETL
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Quote-to-Cash
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) MapBasic
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) HNC
1 3 (13.64%) HND
1 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CCNP
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Ericsson
2 13 (59.09%) Huawei
3 10 (45.45%) Nokia
3 10 (45.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 9 (40.91%) BT
5 6 (27.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 6 (27.27%) Mapinfo
5 6 (27.27%) NetCracker
5 6 (27.27%) Siemens
5 6 (27.27%) ZTE
6 4 (18.18%) NEC
6 4 (18.18%) Nortel
7 1 (4.55%) SAP