The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
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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 Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.80% 10.80% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 10
Average daily rate £220 £500 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +43.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £130 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3GPP across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands