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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 69 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing 3G 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.34% 0.11% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.73% 0.88% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£169 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £290 £285
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £27.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.00%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
173 114 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.37% 12.85% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 40 22
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +114.81%
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 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 26 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) BitLocker
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (66.67%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy