The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 33 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing 3G 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.41% 0.81% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 8.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £175 -
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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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
24 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.96% 10.16% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 8
Average daily rate £375 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £125.00 £20.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+502.40% +25.75%
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 Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

3G
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) LTE

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Site Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment