The first table below looks at the demand for the 3G Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G Engineer
Rank 565 559 567
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs requiring a 3G Engineer 7 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.014% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.015% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £273
% change year-on-year
- +10.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%

3G Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3G Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

3G Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3G Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3G Engineer within the UK.

3G Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

3G Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3G Engineer within the UK.

3G Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

3G Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited 3G Engineer in their job title 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 with 3G Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) 3G
2 4 (57.14%) 4G
2 4 (57.14%) LTE
3 3 (42.86%) Change Control
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) 2G
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
4 2 (28.57%) Nokia
4 2 (28.57%) Huawei
5 1 (14.29%) Statistics
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 1 (14.29%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) Mapinfo
5 1 (14.29%) Network Planning
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) VBA
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) GSM
5 1 (14.29%) UMTS
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) CNA
5 1 (14.29%) Novell Certification

3G Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited 3G Engineer in their job title 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 with 3G Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) 3G
2 4 (57.14%) 4G
2 4 (57.14%) LTE
3 3 (42.86%) 2G
4 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (14.29%) GSM
4 1 (14.29%) UMTS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Control
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) CNA
1 1 (14.29%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
1 2 (28.57%) Nokia
1 2 (28.57%) Huawei
2 1 (14.29%) Mapinfo
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