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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing 3G 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £278
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+22.64% -29.33%
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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
73 45 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.50% 15.73% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 25 15
Average daily rate £350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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