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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing 3G 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.50% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £310 £285
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £20.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -46.00%
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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
56 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.22% 9.00% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 4
Average daily rate £325 £250 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £428 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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