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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 23 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing 3G 2 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.14% 8.47% 6.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 34.78% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£255 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -11.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -24.13%
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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
42 46 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 24.00% 24.34% 20.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 15
Average daily rate £320 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £138 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £393 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £24.97 £13.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.98% -64.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 20 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 19 (63.33%) 2G
3 18 (60.00%) Network Planning
3 18 (60.00%) LTE
3 18 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
4 15 (50.00%) Ericsson
5 13 (43.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 11 (36.67%) Oracle Cash Management
6 11 (36.67%) Nokia
6 11 (36.67%) Nortel
6 11 (36.67%) Perl
6 11 (36.67%) SQL
6 11 (36.67%) Oracle
6 11 (36.67%) NSN NetAct
7 9 (30.00%) 4G
8 8 (26.67%) HND
9 7 (23.33%) GSM
9 7 (23.33%) HNC
9 7 (23.33%) Electronics
9 7 (23.33%) RNC
9 7 (23.33%) Statistics
9 7 (23.33%) Performance Engineering
10 4 (13.33%) AutoCAD
11 3 (10.00%) DNS
11 3 (10.00%) ATM
11 3 (10.00%) Cramer
12 2 (6.67%) Huawei
12 2 (6.67%) Wireless
12 2 (6.67%) Back Office
12 2 (6.67%) Software Licensing

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (13.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 19 (63.33%) 2G
2 18 (60.00%) LTE
2 18 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
3 9 (30.00%) 4G
4 7 (23.33%) GSM
4 7 (23.33%) RNC
5 3 (10.00%) DNS
5 3 (10.00%) ATM
6 2 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 20 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (23.33%) Electronics
3 2 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) RAN Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Configuration Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Performance Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) RAN Configuration Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Databuild Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) OSS Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Statistics
2 1 (3.33%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Network Planning
2 7 (23.33%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (6.67%) Software Licensing
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) Perl
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) HND
2 7 (23.33%) HNC
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 13 (43.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 11 (36.67%) Nokia
3 11 (36.67%) Nortel
3 11 (36.67%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) Cramer
5 2 (6.67%) Huawei