The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 28 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 72 74 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Contract jobs citing 3G 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.12% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 1.37% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £289 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.95% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+32.72% -14.06%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
146 146 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.23% 15.77% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 50 19
Average daily rate £375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £242 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +93.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3G across the Milton Keynes region.

3G Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Milton Keynes region.

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) 4G
2 2 (50.00%) BitLocker
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) 2G

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) 4G
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) 2G
3 1 (25.00%) LTE
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) BitLocker
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy