The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 70 73 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -28
Contract jobs citing 3G 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.13% 0.62% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.23% 5.05% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -24.13%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
81 99 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.47% 12.27% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 56 28
Average daily rate £340 £365 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% +32.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £181 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £37.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.66% +141.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £37.50 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in Wales

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

3G
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Deployment Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Delivery Manager