The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 71 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 3G 16 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.47% - 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.04% - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 1
Average daily rate
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£510 - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.80% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.78 £32.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+34.70% +22.64%
3G
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
199 83 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.32% 13.90% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 54 10
Average daily rate £470 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 6 11
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £32.21 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

3G
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in the North East

3G
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3G across the North East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

3G Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

3G Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

3G
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 13 £510 -
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 15 (88.24%) Wi-Fi
1 15 (88.24%) 4G
2 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
3 11 (64.71%) PHP
3 11 (64.71%) HTML
3 11 (64.71%) ActionScript
3 11 (64.71%) .NET
3 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
3 11 (64.71%) CSS
3 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (64.71%) jQuery
3 11 (64.71%) HTML5
4 10 (58.82%) Social Media
4 10 (58.82%) Content Management
4 10 (58.82%) SEO
4 10 (58.82%) Mac OS
4 10 (58.82%) FTP
4 10 (58.82%) UNIX
4 10 (58.82%) Linux
4 10 (58.82%) RSS
5 9 (52.94%) VB
5 9 (52.94%) Open Source
5 9 (52.94%) SDLC
6 8 (47.06%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (47.06%) GitLab
6 8 (47.06%) Change Control
6 8 (47.06%) SSH
7 7 (41.18%) Performance Management
8 5 (29.41%) Drupal
8 5 (29.41%) Web Design

3G
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 5 (29.41%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) Wi-Fi
1 15 (88.24%) 4G
2 10 (58.82%) FTP
3 8 (47.06%) SSH
4 4 (23.53%) Intranet
5 2 (11.76%) RNC
5 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
5 2 (11.76%) DNS
5 2 (11.76%) 2G
5 2 (11.76%) ATM
5 2 (11.76%) SDH
5 2 (11.76%) DHCP
5 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) GitLab
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) AWS Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) HTML
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
1 11 (64.71%) CSS
1 11 (64.71%) jQuery
1 11 (64.71%) HTML5
2 10 (58.82%) RSS
3 5 (29.41%) Drush
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Social Media
2 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) UNIX
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
1 10 (58.82%) Mac OS
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Content Management
2 10 (58.82%) SEO
3 9 (52.94%) Open Source
3 9 (52.94%) SDLC
4 8 (47.06%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (47.06%) Change Control
5 7 (41.18%) Performance Management
6 5 (29.41%) Web Design
7 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
7 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
7 2 (11.76%) Fault Management
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.76%) Coaching
8 1 (5.88%) Mobile Development
8 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
8 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 11 (64.71%) PHP
2 11 (64.71%) ActionScript
3 9 (52.94%) VB
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (11.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Citrix
1 2 (11.76%) Ericsson
1 2 (11.76%) VMware
1 2 (11.76%) AppSense