The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 81 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 3G 18 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.33% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£123 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £117.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -24.13%
3G
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
215 132 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.84% 10.85% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 89 101
Average daily rate £311 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.23% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -38.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £21.50 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £21.50 £115.00
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 Leeds

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

3G
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3G across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

3G Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Leeds region.

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 21 (100.00%) 2G
2 14 (66.67%) Amdocs
2 14 (66.67%) GPRS
2 14 (66.67%) SLA
2 14 (66.67%) LTE
3 13 (61.90%) Network Architecture
3 13 (61.90%) GSM
3 13 (61.90%) UMTS
4 12 (57.14%) Change Management
5 11 (52.38%) Fault Management
6 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
7 8 (38.10%) HSPA
8 7 (33.33%) 4G
8 7 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (28.57%) ITIL
10 5 (23.81%) HNC
10 5 (23.81%) SMS
10 5 (23.81%) Remedy
10 5 (23.81%) RTP
10 5 (23.81%) SS7
10 5 (23.81%) ISUP
10 5 (23.81%) SCCP
10 5 (23.81%) SIGTRAN
10 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
10 5 (23.81%) Statistics
10 5 (23.81%) MGW
10 5 (23.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
11 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
11 2 (9.52%) Mapinfo

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) 2G
2 14 (66.67%) GPRS
2 14 (66.67%) LTE
3 13 (61.90%) GSM
3 13 (61.90%) UMTS
4 8 (38.10%) HSPA
5 7 (33.33%) 4G
5 7 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (23.81%) SMS
6 5 (23.81%) RTP
6 5 (23.81%) SS7
6 5 (23.81%) ISUP
6 5 (23.81%) SCCP
6 5 (23.81%) SIGTRAN
6 5 (23.81%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MS Access
General
1 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
1 6 (28.57%) Support Analyst
1 6 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
3 1 (4.76%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Statistics
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Network Architecture
2 12 (57.14%) Change Management
3 11 (52.38%) Fault Management
4 6 (28.57%) ITIL
5 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.76%) Service Management
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
1 2 (9.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) HNC
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (66.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Netcool
1 1 (4.76%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Amdocs
2 5 (23.81%) Remedy
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Mapinfo
4 1 (4.76%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (4.76%) Actix