The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 58 77 52
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -25
Contract jobs citing 3G 35 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.58% 1.04% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.82% 6.86% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 5
Average daily rate
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£255 £260 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £14.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+152.63% -62.00%
3G
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
273 204 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.10% 15.19% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 94 114
Average daily rate £315 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £138 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £515 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 26
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £13.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £23.00 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

3G
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 6 March 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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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
Guildford +12 30 £255 -1.92% 3
Reigate - - - -
3G
South East

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 30 (63.83%) Telecoms
1 30 (63.83%) 2G
2 28 (59.57%) Radio Access Network
3 24 (51.06%) Network Planning
3 24 (51.06%) Ericsson
4 23 (48.94%) LTE
5 19 (40.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 19 (40.43%) Perl
5 19 (40.43%) SQL
5 19 (40.43%) Oracle
6 17 (36.17%) Nokia
7 16 (34.04%) Nortel
7 16 (34.04%) NSN NetAct
8 13 (27.66%) 4G
8 13 (27.66%) Oracle Cash Management
9 9 (19.15%) HND
10 8 (17.02%) HNC
10 8 (17.02%) GSM
11 7 (14.89%) Performance Engineering
11 7 (14.89%) RNC
11 7 (14.89%) Statistics
11 7 (14.89%) Electronics
12 5 (10.64%) Huawei
12 5 (10.64%) MS Visio
12 5 (10.64%) MS Office
12 5 (10.64%) DNS
13 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
13 4 (8.51%) AutoCAD
13 4 (8.51%) MySQL
13 4 (8.51%) UNIX

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Office
1 5 (10.64%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.51%) AutoCAD
2 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 30 (63.83%) 2G
2 28 (59.57%) Radio Access Network
3 23 (48.94%) LTE
4 13 (27.66%) 4G
5 8 (17.02%) GSM
6 7 (14.89%) RNC
7 5 (10.64%) DNS
8 3 (6.38%) ATM
8 3 (6.38%) GPRS
8 3 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (4.26%) Wireless
9 2 (4.26%) Telnet
9 2 (4.26%) DHCP
9 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
9 2 (4.26%) SNMP
9 2 (4.26%) ZigBee
9 2 (4.26%) Firewall
10 1 (2.13%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.13%) 2.5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) MySQL
1 4 (8.51%) MS Access
1 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 30 (63.83%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.89%) Electronics
3 2 (4.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) RAN Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Configuration Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) RAN Configuration Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Performance Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Design Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Databuild Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Designer
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) OSS Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Database Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Statistics
2 3 (6.38%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.13%) Handset
3 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) UNIX
1 4 (8.51%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Network Planning
2 7 (14.89%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (6.38%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (6.38%) Analytics
3 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (6.38%) Performance Management
3 3 (6.38%) ETL
3 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.26%) Validation
4 2 (4.26%) ITIL
4 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.26%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (4.26%) Software Licensing
4 2 (4.26%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.13%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (2.13%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.13%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) Perl
1 19 (40.43%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) C#
2 2 (4.26%) C++
2 2 (4.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) HND
2 8 (17.02%) HNC
3 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) VCP4
4 1 (2.13%) MCP
4 1 (2.13%) MCSE
4 1 (2.13%) CCNP
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.13%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (34.04%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Ericsson
2 19 (40.43%) Oracle
2 19 (40.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 17 (36.17%) Nokia
4 16 (34.04%) Nortel
5 5 (10.64%) Huawei
6 4 (8.51%) Cramer
6 4 (8.51%) Greenplum
6 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.38%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco
8 1 (2.13%) HP
8 1 (2.13%) Dell
8 1 (2.13%) Mapinfo
8 1 (2.13%) NEC
8 1 (2.13%) F5
8 1 (2.13%) Talend
8 1 (2.13%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.13%) Citrix
8 1 (2.13%) Juniper