The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 3G 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 12.07% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -24.28%
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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 Solihull region.

Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 36.21% 24.75% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate £275 £400 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +40.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £420 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
1 4 (44.44%) 2G
1 4 (44.44%) LTE
1 4 (44.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 4 (44.44%) 4G
2 3 (33.33%) Nokia
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) PMI
2 3 (33.33%) PMP
2 3 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Operations Management
4 1 (11.11%) FirePass
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) NetCracker
4 1 (11.11%) RNC
4 1 (11.11%) Huawei
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Websense
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Mapinfo
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) 2G
1 4 (44.44%) LTE
1 4 (44.44%) 4G
2 1 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (11.11%) RNC
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) FirePass
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Data Network Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Rollout Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Circuiting Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Operations Management
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) PMP
1 3 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Mapinfo
3 1 (11.11%) Websense
3 1 (11.11%) BT
3 1 (11.11%) NEC
3 1 (11.11%) NetCracker
3 1 (11.11%) Huawei
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Ericsson