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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing 3G 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £290 £311
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £43.78 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-57.74% +25.08%
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
55 76 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.86% 19.79% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 28 17
Median daily rate £400 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £71.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -68.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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