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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 18 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 3G 15 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 7.18% - 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.45% - 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£260 - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £315 £273
% change year-on-year
-17.32% +15.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £14.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+152.63% -62.00%
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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
33 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 15.79% 22.58% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 6
Average daily rate £260 £545 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.29% +74.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £677 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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 March 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 18 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (66.67%) 2G
2 12 (66.67%) GSM
2 12 (66.67%) LTE
3 11 (61.11%) 4G
4 8 (44.44%) Performance Engineering
5 7 (38.89%) Network Design
5 7 (38.89%) Network Planning
6 6 (33.33%) RNC
6 6 (33.33%) Performance Management
6 6 (33.33%) HSPA
6 6 (33.33%) Huawei
6 6 (33.33%) Statistics
6 6 (33.33%) Resource Management
6 6 (33.33%) WCDMA
6 6 (33.33%) GPRS
6 6 (33.33%) Nortel
6 6 (33.33%) Ericsson
6 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 6 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (33.33%) VCP4
6 6 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 5 (27.78%) BT
7 5 (27.78%) Ethernet
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
8 4 (22.22%) eTOM
8 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (22.22%) Data Entry
8 4 (22.22%) Business Objects

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) GSM
1 12 (66.67%) 2G
1 12 (66.67%) LTE
2 11 (61.11%) 4G
3 6 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (33.33%) GPRS
3 6 (33.33%) RNC
3 6 (33.33%) HSPA
3 6 (33.33%) WCDMA
4 5 (27.78%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.56%) SDH
5 1 (5.56%) 2.5G
General
1 18 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Performance Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) RAN Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior RAN Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) RF Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Transmission Planner
4 1 (5.56%) Radio Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Performance Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Network Design
2 7 (38.89%) Network Planning
3 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 6 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 6 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) eTOM
5 4 (22.22%) Service Management
5 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 4 (22.22%) Data Entry
5 4 (22.22%) Network Management
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Improvement
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) VCP4
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Nortel
1 6 (33.33%) Ericsson
1 6 (33.33%) Huawei
1 6 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 5 (27.78%) BT
3 4 (22.22%) Mapinfo
3 4 (22.22%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.56%) Cramer