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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 86 66 81
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Contract jobs citing 3G 12 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.99% 2.01% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.05% 9.30% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 2
Average daily rate £270 £250 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £266 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -15.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £43.00 £18.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.43% +32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +157.14%
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
296 301 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 24.44% 21.56% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 146 92
Average daily rate £395 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £185 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £498 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 14 21
Average hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.96 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.11 £116.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Guildford -7 6 £235 -6.00%
Reigate - 2 - - 1
3G
South East

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (86.21%) 2G
2 19 (65.52%) Telecoms
3 17 (58.62%) 4G
4 15 (51.72%) LTE
4 15 (51.72%) Ericsson
5 14 (48.28%) ITIL
5 14 (48.28%) Radio Access Network
6 13 (44.83%) Huawei
7 12 (41.38%) Back Office
8 10 (34.48%) Nokia
9 9 (31.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 8 (27.59%) VoLTE
10 8 (27.59%) Mapinfo
10 8 (27.59%) MPLS
11 7 (24.14%) BT
11 7 (24.14%) RNC
11 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (24.14%) ATM
11 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
12 6 (20.69%) HNC
12 6 (20.69%) HND
12 6 (20.69%) SLA
12 6 (20.69%) Wireless
13 5 (17.24%) Network Planning
13 5 (17.24%) Project Management
13 5 (17.24%) Ethernet
13 5 (17.24%) CCNP
13 5 (17.24%) Nortel
13 5 (17.24%) NSN NetAct
13 5 (17.24%) User Experience

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
1 4 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (10.34%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 25 (86.21%) 2G
2 17 (58.62%) 4G
3 15 (51.72%) LTE
4 14 (48.28%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (27.59%) MPLS
5 8 (27.59%) VoLTE
6 7 (24.14%) ATM
6 7 (24.14%) RNC
7 6 (20.69%) Wireless
8 5 (17.24%) Ethernet
9 3 (10.34%) SDH
10 2 (6.90%) DHCP
10 2 (6.90%) DNS
10 2 (6.90%) Firewall
10 2 (6.90%) IPv6
10 2 (6.90%) ISDN
10 2 (6.90%) LAN
10 2 (6.90%) SAN
10 2 (6.90%) SSL
10 2 (6.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (10.34%) MS Access
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
General
1 19 (65.52%) Telecoms
2 12 (41.38%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Transmission Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Back Office Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) RAN Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Design Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Databuild Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Transmission Design Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) IP Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.45%) Ericsson Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Field Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Network Performance Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) OSS Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Radio Network Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) RAN Performance Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.24%) User Experience
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Network Planning
2 5 (17.24%) Project Management
3 4 (13.79%) Line Management
4 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (10.34%) Change Control
4 3 (10.34%) Network Design
5 2 (6.90%) Information Management
5 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.90%) Operations Management
5 2 (6.90%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (6.90%) Web Filtering
6 1 (3.45%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.45%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.69%) HNC
2 6 (20.69%) HND
3 5 (17.24%) CCNP
4 4 (13.79%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (6.90%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Ericsson
2 13 (44.83%) Huawei
3 10 (34.48%) Nokia
4 9 (31.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 8 (27.59%) Mapinfo
6 7 (24.14%) BT
7 5 (17.24%) Nortel
8 4 (13.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 4 (13.79%) NEC
8 4 (13.79%) NetCracker
8 4 (13.79%) Siemens
8 4 (13.79%) ZTE
9 2 (6.90%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (6.90%) Cisco
9 2 (6.90%) F5
9 2 (6.90%) Juniper
9 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
9 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
9 2 (6.90%) Websense