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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.75
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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
330 326 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.89% 13.73% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 146 118
Average daily rate £325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £163 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 36
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.61 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

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