The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 108 122 103
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Contract jobs citing 3G 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.26% 0.15% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 0.72% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £268 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.41% -14.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +157.14%
3G
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
499 416 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.30% 20.26% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 200 175
Average daily rate £365 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £220 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 46 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3G across the Hampshire region.

3G Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Hampshire region.

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3G
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) LTE
3 4 (57.14%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Embedded C
3 4 (57.14%) C
3 4 (57.14%) PPP
3 4 (57.14%) VHDL
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
4 2 (28.57%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (14.29%) Agilent
5 1 (14.29%) HSUPA
5 1 (14.29%) HSPA
5 1 (14.29%) UMTS
5 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
5 1 (14.29%) HSDPA
5 1 (14.29%) Anite
5 1 (14.29%) Handset

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LTE
1 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) PPP
3 1 (14.29%) HSDPA
3 1 (14.29%) HSPA
3 1 (14.29%) HSUPA
3 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 1 (14.29%) UMTS
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) VHDL Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) LTE Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) VHDL
2 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (14.29%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded C
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (14.29%) Agilent
2 1 (14.29%) Anite