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 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank - 32 33
Contract jobs citing 3G 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.42% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.17% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.80% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.78 £32.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+34.70% +22.64%
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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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
68 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.62% 10.00% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 16
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £125.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.00% +502.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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