The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank - 106 -
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.047% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £128 £433
% change year-on-year
+143.13% -70.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £35.50 £53.75
% change year-on-year
+16.90% -33.95%
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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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
461 308 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.86% 14.56% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 146 137
Average daily rate £320 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands