The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Yorkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 117 108 110
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing 3G 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.078% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 1.02% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £285 £270
% change year-on-year
+1.75% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
268 293 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.42% 14.21% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 152 164
Average daily rate £375 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £425 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 32
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £115.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
3G
England

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (50.00%) 2G
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) 4G
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) RNC
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) ATM
2 1 (25.00%) Nortel
2 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) DWDM
2 1 (25.00%) NEC
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) 2G
2 1 (25.00%) RNC
2 1 (25.00%) 4G
2 1 (25.00%) ATM
2 1 (25.00%) DWDM
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Radio Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Nortel
1 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (25.00%) Nokia
1 1 (25.00%) NEC