The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing 3G 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+36.66% -14.28%
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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 Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
60 36 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 19.74% 12.46% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 20 19
Average daily rate £400 £350 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £198 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 24
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.28% -16.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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