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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 20 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing 3G 11 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.45% 5.47% 11.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.28% 28.00% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate
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£260 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £278 £265
% change year-on-year
+15.31% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
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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
72 25 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 35.64% 19.53% 43.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 29
Average daily rate £320 £250 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 18 (94.74%) 2G
2 14 (73.68%) Ericsson
3 13 (68.42%) Radio Access Network
4 12 (63.16%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 11 (57.89%) Oracle
5 11 (57.89%) Perl
5 11 (57.89%) SQL
6 10 (52.63%) Nortel
6 10 (52.63%) LTE
6 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
7 9 (47.37%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
7 9 (47.37%) MySQL
7 9 (47.37%) MS Office
7 9 (47.37%) UNIX
7 9 (47.37%) Linux
7 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
7 9 (47.37%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (47.37%) MS Visio
8 8 (42.11%) ETL
8 8 (42.11%) Huawei
8 8 (42.11%) 4G
9 7 (36.84%) Telnet
9 7 (36.84%) Greenplum
9 7 (36.84%) XML
9 7 (36.84%) SNMP
9 7 (36.84%) Business Objects
10 6 (31.58%) DNS
10 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
10 6 (31.58%) Validation

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (47.37%) MS Office
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
1 9 (47.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) 2G
2 13 (68.42%) Radio Access Network
3 10 (52.63%) LTE
4 8 (42.11%) 4G
5 7 (36.84%) SNMP
5 7 (36.84%) Telnet
6 6 (31.58%) DNS
7 5 (26.32%) DHCP
8 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
8 2 (10.53%) ATM
8 2 (10.53%) SDH
9 1 (5.26%) MPLS
9 1 (5.26%) GSM
9 1 (5.26%) 2.5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MySQL
1 9 (47.37%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (47.37%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects XI
2 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Database Developer
4 3 (15.79%) RAN Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Databuild Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Transmission Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) RAN Configuration Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Transmission Design Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Perl Developer
6 1 (5.26%) ETL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Transmission Planner
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) XML
2 4 (21.05%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) UNIX
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ETL
2 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
2 6 (31.58%) Validation
2 6 (31.58%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (31.58%) Performance Management
2 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (21.05%) Dimensional Modelling
3 4 (21.05%) Network Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Perl
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) C++
2 5 (26.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) HNC
1 2 (10.53%) HND
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Ericsson
2 12 (63.16%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 11 (57.89%) Oracle
4 10 (52.63%) Nortel
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
6 8 (42.11%) Huawei
7 7 (36.84%) Greenplum
7 7 (36.84%) Business Objects
8 4 (21.05%) Talend
9 3 (15.79%) Nokia
10 2 (10.53%) Cramer
11 1 (5.26%) Mapinfo