The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 124 116 115
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing 3G 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.19% 0.087% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% 0.78% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£330 £235 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.42% -11.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £278 £265
% change year-on-year
+15.31% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
3G
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
396 255 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.13% 11.10% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 146 104
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 25
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -12.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £10.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.00 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3G
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (100.00%) 2G
2 6 (60.00%) Ericsson
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (40.00%) RNC
3 4 (40.00%) LTE
3 4 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (40.00%) 4G
3 4 (40.00%) Nokia
4 3 (30.00%) Huawei
5 2 (20.00%) Nortel
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) Network Planning
6 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (10.00%) MS Access
6 1 (10.00%) ETL
6 1 (10.00%) GPRS
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) VBA
6 1 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) NEC
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Mapinfo
6 1 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) 2G
2 4 (40.00%) RNC
2 4 (40.00%) LTE
2 4 (40.00%) 4G
3 1 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (10.00%) HSPA
3 1 (10.00%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Field Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Change Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Service Management
1 2 (20.00%) Change Management
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (10.00%) Line Management
2 1 (10.00%) ETL
2 1 (10.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Ericsson
2 4 (40.00%) Nokia
2 4 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (30.00%) Huawei
4 2 (20.00%) Nortel
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Actix
5 1 (10.00%) Mapinfo
5 1 (10.00%) NEC