The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank - 142 151
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.065% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.55% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £310 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.50%
3GPP
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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
476 363 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.25% 11.73% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 175 255
Average daily rate £363 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 28
Average hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.36% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.55 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.23 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

3GPP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

3GPP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

3GPP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

3GPP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West