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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 105 119 113
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing 3G 13 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.60% 0.22% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.41% 1.25% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £210 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £260 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.75 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-23.61% +30.90%
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
539 400 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.00% 17.87% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 223 213
Average daily rate £360 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 30
Average hourly rate £40.25 £35.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £49.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3G across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

3G Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

3G
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -8 3 - -
3G
South East

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 11 (68.75%) Wireless
1 11 (68.75%) LTE
2 10 (62.50%) VHDL
2 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
3 9 (56.25%) Embedded Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) PPP
3 9 (56.25%) C
3 9 (56.25%) Embedded C
3 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Electronics
4 3 (18.75%) 2G
5 2 (12.50%) Anite
5 2 (12.50%) Handset
5 2 (12.50%) HSDPA
5 2 (12.50%) Bluetooth
5 2 (12.50%) UMTS
5 2 (12.50%) WLAN
5 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
5 2 (12.50%) Agilent
5 2 (12.50%) HSUPA
5 2 (12.50%) HSPA
5 2 (12.50%) NFC
6 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
6 1 (6.25%) Schematic Capture
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Altera
6 1 (6.25%) Synplicity
6 1 (6.25%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (6.25%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (6.25%) 4G

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) LTE
1 11 (68.75%) Wireless
2 9 (56.25%) PPP
3 3 (18.75%) 2G
4 2 (12.50%) Bluetooth
4 2 (12.50%) HSDPA
4 2 (12.50%) HSPA
4 2 (12.50%) HSUPA
4 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 2 (12.50%) NFC
4 2 (12.50%) UMTS
4 2 (12.50%) WLAN
5 1 (6.25%) 4G
General
1 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) VHDL Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Embedded Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) LTE Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) FPGA Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) VHDL
2 2 (12.50%) Handset
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Embedded Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C
1 9 (56.25%) Embedded C
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Agilent
1 2 (12.50%) Anite
2 1 (6.25%) Altera
2 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Nokia Networks
2 1 (6.25%) Synplicity