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 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 117 116 94
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Contract jobs citing 3G 3 1 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.14% 0.051% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 0.25% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
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£210 £283 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.66% -31.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -24.13%
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
349 401 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.81% 20.53% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 206 170
Average daily rate £375 £345 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £223 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 65
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £50.00 £45.00
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 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
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 22 May 2015. 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
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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 +3 1 - -
3G
South East

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) LTE
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (33.33%) Handset
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Broadband
2 2 (33.33%) 3GPP
2 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) 2G
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) 802.11
3 1 (16.67%) UMTS
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) SS7
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) MVNO
3 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
3 1 (16.67%) MIMO
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) 4G

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LTE
2 2 (33.33%) Broadband
2 2 (33.33%) 3GPP
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) 2G
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) 802.11
3 1 (16.67%) UMTS
3 1 (16.67%) SS7
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (16.67%) MVNO
3 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
3 1 (16.67%) MIMO
3 1 (16.67%) 4G
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Research Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Handset
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 2 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP