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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 34 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing 3G 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.23% 1.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.61% -6.42%
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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
30 42 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 12.35% 24.56% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 2
Average daily rate £370 £305 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.31% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £390 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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 15 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) 2G
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (66.67%) LTE
4 2 (33.33%) 4G
5 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (16.67%) 2.5G
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Cramer
5 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Huawei
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) SDH
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Ericsson

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) 2G
2 4 (66.67%) LTE
3 2 (33.33%) 4G
4 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (16.67%) 2.5G
4 1 (16.67%) SDH
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Transmission Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
1 1 (16.67%) Cramer
1 1 (16.67%) Huawei