The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Surrey region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 70 64 91
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +27
Contract jobs citing 3G 27 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.81% 1.87% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.49% 11.11% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Average daily rate £265 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £285 £270
% change year-on-year
+1.75% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
235 216 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.74% 16.84% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 98 119
Average daily rate £360 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £154 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £466 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 32
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -41.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
3G
South East

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 18 April 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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3G
South East

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 32 (78.05%) Radio Access Network
2 29 (70.73%) 2G
3 28 (68.29%) LTE
4 25 (60.98%) Telecoms
5 23 (56.10%) Ericsson
6 18 (43.90%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 17 (41.46%) Huawei
8 15 (36.59%) Ethernet
9 14 (34.15%) Nokia
9 14 (34.15%) Nortel
10 12 (29.27%) Network Planning
10 12 (29.27%) NSN NetAct
11 11 (26.83%) Relational Database
11 11 (26.83%) ATM
11 11 (26.83%) SDH
12 9 (21.95%) Perl
12 9 (21.95%) Oracle
12 9 (21.95%) DWDM
12 9 (21.95%) NEC
13 8 (19.51%) Project Management
13 8 (19.51%) Mapinfo
13 8 (19.51%) 4G
14 6 (14.63%) MS Office
14 6 (14.63%) SNMP
15 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
15 5 (12.20%) MS Access
15 5 (12.20%) MySQL
15 5 (12.20%) XML
15 5 (12.20%) UNIX
15 5 (12.20%) MPLS

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (4.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Office
2 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 32 (78.05%) Radio Access Network
2 29 (70.73%) 2G
3 28 (68.29%) LTE
4 15 (36.59%) Ethernet
5 11 (26.83%) ATM
5 11 (26.83%) SDH
6 9 (21.95%) DWDM
7 8 (19.51%) 4G
8 6 (14.63%) SNMP
9 5 (12.20%) MPLS
9 5 (12.20%) TELNET
9 5 (12.20%) BT 21CN
10 4 (9.76%) VPN
11 2 (4.88%) HSRP
11 2 (4.88%) Broadband
11 2 (4.88%) OSPF
11 2 (4.88%) BGP
11 2 (4.88%) RSVP
11 2 (4.88%) VRRP
12 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.20%) MS Access
2 5 (12.20%) MySQL
2 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 25 (60.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) RAN Engineer
1 12 (29.27%) Design Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) Transmission Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) Databuild Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Incident Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Software Architect
8 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.44%) Field Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) XML
2 4 (9.76%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Fat Client
1 2 (4.88%) Mobile Computing
1 2 (4.88%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) UNIX
2 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.88%) NetWare
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Network Planning
2 8 (19.51%) Project Management
3 4 (9.76%) Web Development
3 4 (9.76%) Network Design
3 4 (9.76%) ETL
4 3 (7.32%) Capacity Management
4 3 (7.32%) Fault Management
5 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.88%) Validation
6 1 (2.44%) Migration
6 1 (2.44%) Service Management
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL
6 1 (2.44%) Logistics
6 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Perl
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) C#
2 4 (9.76%) C++
2 4 (9.76%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
1 2 (4.88%) HND
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.44%) CCNP
2 1 (2.44%) CCSE
2 1 (2.44%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Ericsson
2 18 (43.90%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 17 (41.46%) Huawei
4 14 (34.15%) Nokia
4 14 (34.15%) Nortel
5 9 (21.95%) Oracle
5 9 (21.95%) NEC
6 8 (19.51%) Mapinfo
7 5 (12.20%) BT
7 5 (12.20%) Greenplum
8 4 (9.76%) Talend
9 2 (4.88%) Becrypt
9 2 (4.88%) Symantec
9 2 (4.88%) Citrix
9 2 (4.88%) Novell
9 2 (4.88%) Lotus
10 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.44%) Cisco
10 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.44%) F5