The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 117 129 109
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing 3G 20 9 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.31% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.28% 2.37% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
Average daily rate
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£235 £175 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £158 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £242 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £288 £265
% change year-on-year
+8.26% +8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -14.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+85.71% -51.72%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
467 379 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.62% 13.02% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 181 179
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £463 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 43 56
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

3G
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in the North West

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

3G Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3G
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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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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
Manchester -1 7 £300 -
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 18 (50.00%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
3 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 16 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
3 16 (44.44%) 2G
4 15 (41.67%) DNS
5 14 (38.89%) DHCP
5 14 (38.89%) 4G
6 12 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 12 (33.33%) LTE
7 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
8 9 (25.00%) Fat Client
8 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (25.00%) Thin Client
8 9 (25.00%) Citrix
9 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
9 8 (22.22%) SCCM
10 7 (19.44%) Smartcard
10 7 (19.44%) SMS
11 4 (11.11%) Huawei
11 4 (11.11%) Network Planning
11 4 (11.11%) Ericsson
12 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
12 3 (8.33%) SDH
12 3 (8.33%) ATM
12 3 (8.33%) 2.5G
12 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
13 2 (5.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.78%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 16 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
1 16 (44.44%) 2G
2 15 (41.67%) DNS
3 14 (38.89%) DHCP
3 14 (38.89%) 4G
4 12 (33.33%) LTE
5 7 (19.44%) SMS
6 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
6 3 (8.33%) SDH
6 3 (8.33%) ATM
6 3 (8.33%) 2.5G
7 1 (2.78%) SAN
7 1 (2.78%) SMTP
7 1 (2.78%) GPRS
7 1 (2.78%) Wireless
7 1 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (2.78%) Structured Cabling
General
1 12 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Desktop Support
2 10 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (11.11%) Field Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) RF Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Transmission Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Radio Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Radio Network Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Network Planner
8 1 (2.78%) Project Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) IT Trainer
8 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.78%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 9 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 7 (19.44%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.11%) Network Planning
2 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (2.78%) Document Management
4 1 (2.78%) Network Design
4 1 (2.78%) Migration
4 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
2 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.78%) WSUS
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Citrix
2 4 (11.11%) Huawei
2 4 (11.11%) Ericsson
3 2 (5.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (5.56%) Nokia
4 1 (2.78%) Dell
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
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