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 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
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank - 105 -
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.048% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £244 £271
% change year-on-year
+27.17% -10.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -25.26%
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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
431 324 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.93% 15.59% 15.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 152 139
Average daily rate £330 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 48
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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