The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 13 11 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Contract jobs citing 3G 8 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 6.20% 8.25% 3.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.60% 21.62% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £270 - £310
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 - £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £278 - £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -54.11%
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
43 37 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 33.33% 38.14% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 38
Median daily rate £303 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £17.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing 3G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 3G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for 3G.

1 10 (100.00%) 2G
2 7 (70.00%) LTE
2 7 (70.00%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (60.00%) Ericsson
3 6 (60.00%) Huawei
3 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (50.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (40.00%) Resource Management
5 4 (40.00%) WCDMA
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (30.00%) Cramer
6 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (30.00%) Greenplum
6 3 (30.00%) Nokia
6 3 (30.00%) Network Planning
6 3 (30.00%) Nokia Networks
6 3 (30.00%) 4G
6 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) Microwave Transmission Network Planning
7 2 (20.00%) HSPA
7 2 (20.00%) Samsung
7 2 (20.00%) Presales
7 2 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
7 2 (20.00%) Radio Network Optimisation
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) 2G
2 7 (70.00%) LTE
2 7 (70.00%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (40.00%) WCDMA
4 3 (30.00%) 4G
5 2 (20.00%) ATM
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (20.00%) GPRS
5 2 (20.00%) GSM
5 2 (20.00%) HSPA
5 2 (20.00%) SNMP
5 2 (20.00%) Telnet
5 2 (20.00%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) RAN Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Optimisation Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Transmission Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) 3G Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) ETL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) LTE Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Performance Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) RAN Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (40.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Microwave Transmission Network Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Network Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design
4 2 (20.00%) Network Management
4 2 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Presales
4 2 (20.00%) Radio Network Optimisation
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) eTOM
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Ericsson
1 6 (60.00%) Huawei
2 3 (30.00%) Cramer
2 3 (30.00%) Greenplum
2 3 (30.00%) Nokia
2 3 (30.00%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (20.00%) Mapinfo
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Nortel
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Samsung