The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties 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 - - 9
Contract jobs citing 3G 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £278 £265
% change year-on-year
+15.31% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Home Counties region.

Communications & Networking Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 6.67% 13.33% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £500 £638 £65
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +880.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
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 the Home Counties

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

3G
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties