The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 59 53 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing 3G 6 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.83% 0.54% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.90% 4.29% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £41.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+22.64% -24.28%
3G
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
154 70 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 21.33% 12.66% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 39 65
Average daily rate £400 £300 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 24
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +58.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3G across the Wiltshire region.

3G Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Wiltshire region.

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

3G
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon - 6 - -
3G
South West

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 10 (55.56%) 2G
2 6 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 5 (27.78%) NSN NetAct
3 5 (27.78%) Network Planning
3 5 (27.78%) Mapinfo
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (22.22%) Firmware
4 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) Wireless
4 4 (22.22%) Device Driver
4 4 (22.22%) C
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Bluetooth
4 4 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Smart Meter
4 4 (22.22%) ZigBee
4 4 (22.22%) Fault Management
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
5 3 (16.67%) LTE
5 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (16.67%) LAN
5 3 (16.67%) Nokia
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (11.11%) SCDPM
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) ARCserve
6 2 (11.11%) CAD
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) 2G
2 6 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (22.22%) Wireless
3 4 (22.22%) Bluetooth
3 4 (22.22%) ZigBee
4 3 (16.67%) LTE
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (11.11%) WCDMA
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.56%) 4G
6 1 (5.56%) RNC
6 1 (5.56%) ATM
6 1 (5.56%) VPN
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 3 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 2 (11.11%) Development Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (11.11%) Network Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Radio Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Network Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Manager
2 2 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (5.56%) Designer
3 1 (5.56%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) FPGA Designer
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Firmware
1 4 (22.22%) Device Driver
1 4 (22.22%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (5.56%) VHDL
2 1 (5.56%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
1 4 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Network Planning
1 5 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 4 (22.22%) Fault Management
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 2 (11.11%) CAD
3 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (11.11%) SCDPM
2 2 (11.11%) ARCserve
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 5 (27.78%) Mapinfo
3 3 (16.67%) Nokia
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Ericsson
4 2 (11.11%) Huawei
5 1 (5.56%) Lotus