The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing 3G 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £228 £270 £311
% change year-on-year
-15.74% -13.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £36.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +18.85%
3G
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
61 67 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.86% 16.54% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 11
Median daily rate £400 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £163 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £14.75 £22.50 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% -82.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing 3G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside