Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for 3G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 3G over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3G
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 99 81
Rank change year-on-year -2 -18 -1
Contract jobs citing 3G 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.13% 0.072% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 0.46% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Birmingham median daily rate £173 £200 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.75% -25.23% -11.57%
10th Percentile £161 £190 £171
90th Percentile £184 £210 £323
West Midlands median daily rate £173 £260 £262
% change year-on-year -33.65% -0.86% +16.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 - £29.09

3G is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 255 216 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.25% 15.49% 15.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 129 116
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +21.21% -5.71%
10th Percentile £141 £205 £159
90th Percentile £500 £540 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 15
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.79% - -31.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £33.53 £25.70 £18.55
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.31 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +102.07% -14.29% -25.53%

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing 3G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for 3G in Birmingham

3G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 3G in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for 3G in Birmingham

3G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3G in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for 3G.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) 5G
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (50.00%) Sigfox
2 1 (50.00%) Z-Wave
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperconnected
2 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

3G
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) 5G
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperconnected
2 1 (50.00%) RFID
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (50.00%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) IoT Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Sigfox
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec