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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 18 24 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing 3G 6 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.84% 2.50% 5.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.09% 12.90% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -17.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 18.55% 19.38% 34.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 4
Average daily rate £385 £225 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.11% -4.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 11
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
3G
Surrey

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 1 August 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 26 (96.30%) Radio Access Network
2 21 (77.78%) 2G
3 20 (74.07%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 20 (74.07%) LTE
4 19 (70.37%) Ericsson
5 16 (59.26%) Huawei
6 13 (48.15%) Nortel
7 11 (40.74%) SNMP
7 11 (40.74%) Telecoms
8 10 (37.04%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (37.04%) Telnet
8 10 (37.04%) Perl
8 10 (37.04%) MySQL
8 10 (37.04%) Oracle
8 10 (37.04%) UNIX
8 10 (37.04%) XML
9 9 (33.33%) ETL
9 9 (33.33%) Mapinfo
10 8 (29.63%) Nokia
10 8 (29.63%) Greenplum
10 8 (29.63%) NSN NetAct
10 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
11 7 (25.93%) Talend Open Studio
11 7 (25.93%) 4G
11 7 (25.93%) Talend
11 7 (25.93%) Ethernet
11 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (25.93%) C#
11 7 (25.93%) C++
11 7 (25.93%) Java

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
1 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (96.30%) Radio Access Network
2 21 (77.78%) 2G
3 20 (74.07%) LTE
4 11 (40.74%) SNMP
5 10 (37.04%) Telnet
6 7 (25.93%) 4G
6 7 (25.93%) Ethernet
7 6 (22.22%) ATM
7 6 (22.22%) SDH
8 5 (18.52%) DWDM
9 4 (14.81%) DNS
9 4 (14.81%) DHCP
10 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
10 1 (3.70%) SMTP
10 1 (3.70%) Firewall
10 1 (3.70%) MPLS
10 1 (3.70%) BT 21CN
10 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (3.70%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (37.04%) MySQL
2 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
3 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) MS Access
4 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (40.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) RAN Engineer
1 8 (29.63%) Databuild Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Transmission Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Transmission Design Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Design Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Architect
4 5 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Database Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Perl Developer
7 1 (3.70%) ETL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Change Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) XML
2 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) J2EE
3 3 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) PMI
1 1 (3.70%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) UNIX
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ETL
2 6 (22.22%) Validation
3 5 (18.52%) Network Planning
4 4 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Web Development
5 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.41%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Perl
2 7 (25.93%) C#
2 7 (25.93%) C++
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CCNP
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.70%) CCNA
2 1 (3.70%) CCSE
2 1 (3.70%) CCSA
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 19 (70.37%) Ericsson
3 16 (59.26%) Huawei
4 13 (48.15%) Nortel
5 10 (37.04%) Oracle
6 9 (33.33%) Mapinfo
7 8 (29.63%) Nokia
7 8 (29.63%) Greenplum
8 7 (25.93%) Talend
9 6 (22.22%) NEC
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.81%) Business Objects
12 2 (7.41%) BT
13 1 (3.70%) Cisco
13 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
13 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
13 1 (3.70%) F5