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 2 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 47 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing 3G 7 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.14% 0.81% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £28.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+26.95% -10.15%
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
91 90 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.77% 14.59% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 57 42
Average daily rate £350 £365 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £27.13 £40.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.02% +52.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £40.50 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £44.00 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -19.10%

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 2 June 2015. 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 +4 3 - - 1
3G
South West

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 17 (89.47%) Telecoms
2 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
2 8 (42.11%) 4G
3 7 (36.84%) 2G
3 7 (36.84%) PMI
3 7 (36.84%) PMI Certification
4 4 (21.05%) IPsec
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (21.05%) C
4 4 (21.05%) C++
4 4 (21.05%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) Linux
4 4 (21.05%) Python
5 3 (15.79%) Actix
6 2 (10.53%) NSN NetAct
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (10.53%) SLA
6 2 (10.53%) Ericsson
6 2 (10.53%) Nokia
7 1 (5.26%) ETL
7 1 (5.26%) Nortel
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) NEC
7 1 (5.26%) Degree
7 1 (5.26%) LTE
7 1 (5.26%) Statistics
7 1 (5.26%) Huawei
7 1 (5.26%) Network Design

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) 4G
2 7 (36.84%) 2G
3 4 (21.05%) IPsec
4 1 (5.26%) LTE
4 1 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
General
1 17 (89.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Project Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Telecoms Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Design Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Radio Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Transmission Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) RAN Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) RF Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) RF Design Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) RAN Performance Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) PMI
2 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) ETL
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Network Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C
1 4 (21.05%) C++
1 4 (21.05%) Java
1 4 (21.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Actix
2 2 (10.53%) Ericsson
2 2 (10.53%) Nokia
3 1 (5.26%) Nortel
3 1 (5.26%) NEC
3 1 (5.26%) Huawei