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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank - - 107
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 0 0 1
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 £325 £311 £251
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +23.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £41.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-21.68% +16.90%
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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
276 455 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.06% 17.55% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 236 151
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 31
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £9.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.78 £35.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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