The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 134 129 113
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing 3G 7 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.24% 0.40% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.58% 2.93% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £169 £270 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £253 £270 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £36.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +26.31%
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
444 409 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.21% 13.70% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 259 151
Median daily rate £403 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £22.11 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.94% +66.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £7.19 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £153.75 £24.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing 3G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -8 4 £158 -41.66%
North Yorkshire - 2 £169 -
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 3G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for 3G.

1 11 (84.62%) 4G
2 10 (76.92%) 2G
3 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
4 4 (30.77%) Amdocs
4 4 (30.77%) NSN NetAct
4 4 (30.77%) GSM
4 4 (30.77%) UMTS
5 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Change Control
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (15.38%) Ciena
7 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) LTE
7 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
7 1 (7.69%) tcpdump
7 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (7.69%) SLA
7 1 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (7.69%) Mapinfo
7 1 (7.69%) Netcool
7 1 (7.69%) SS7
7 1 (7.69%) ISUP
7 1 (7.69%) SCCP
7 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
7 1 (7.69%) SIGTRAN

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) 4G
2 10 (76.92%) 2G
3 4 (30.77%) GSM
3 4 (30.77%) UMTS
4 2 (15.38%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (7.69%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (7.69%) GPRS
5 1 (7.69%) ISUP
5 1 (7.69%) LTE
5 1 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (7.69%) SCCP
5 1 (7.69%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (7.69%) SS7
5 1 (7.69%) tcpdump
5 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
5 1 (7.69%) ZigBee
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Radio Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Optimisation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Commissioning Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (23.08%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Amdocs
2 2 (15.38%) Ciena
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Mapinfo