The first table below looks at the demand for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Kent region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank - - 36
Contract jobs citing 3G 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £135
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £285 £270
% change year-on-year
+1.75% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 49 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.19% 14.33% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 27
Average daily rate £388 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £338 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.38 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.80% -33.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
3G
South East

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in Kent