The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 32 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing 3G 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.50% 0.54% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £245 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.82% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +19.65%
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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 Warrington region.

Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 5.94% 13.98% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 4
Average daily rate £800 £390 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.12% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £900 £630 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -57.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 15 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (86.67%) GSM
2 13 (86.67%) LTE
3 8 (53.33%) 4G
3 8 (53.33%) Performance Engineering
3 8 (53.33%) 2G
4 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
4 7 (46.67%) WCDMA
4 7 (46.67%) Nortel
4 7 (46.67%) Ericsson
4 7 (46.67%) GPRS
4 7 (46.67%) Network Design
4 7 (46.67%) Huawei
4 7 (46.67%) Resource Management
4 7 (46.67%) Performance Management
4 7 (46.67%) HSPA
4 7 (46.67%) Radio Access Network
4 7 (46.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 6 (40.00%) Statistics
5 6 (40.00%) Network Planning
5 6 (40.00%) RNC
6 4 (26.67%) Network Management
6 4 (26.67%) Performance Improvement
6 4 (26.67%) eTOM
6 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) Business Objects
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Mapinfo
6 4 (26.67%) Service Management

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 (26.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) GSM
1 13 (86.67%) LTE
2 8 (53.33%) 4G
2 8 (53.33%) 2G
3 7 (46.67%) WCDMA
3 7 (46.67%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (46.67%) GPRS
3 7 (46.67%) HSPA
4 6 (40.00%) RNC
5 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
General
1 15 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Performance Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) RAN Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior RAN Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) RF Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Performance Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) Resource Management
2 7 (46.67%) Performance Management
2 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
2 7 (46.67%) Network Design
3 6 (40.00%) Network Planning
4 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) Network Management
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) eTOM
5 1 (6.67%) Data Entry
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Nortel
1 7 (46.67%) Ericsson
1 7 (46.67%) Huawei
1 7 (46.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (26.67%) Business Objects
2 4 (26.67%) Mapinfo
3 1 (6.67%) BT