Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 99 77
Rank change year-on-year +11 -22 +10
Contract jobs citing 3G 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.26% 0.13% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 0.94% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Birmingham median daily rate £173 £169 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% -36.32% -41.11%
10th Percentile £161 £150 £195
90th Percentile £184 £192 £313
West Midlands median daily rate £216 £220 £265
% change year-on-year -1.70% -16.82% +17.56%
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 269 213 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.21% 13.90% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 135 110
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £154 £205 £179
90th Percentile £494 £533 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £381 £350
% change year-on-year -1.64% +8.93% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 14
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.79% -8.20% -15.28%
10th Percentile £9.98 £11.06 £10.73
90th Percentile £31.10 £24.50 £18.60
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.84% +21.43% -12.50%

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 18 November 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) 4G
2 3 (75.00%) Big Data
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Presales
2 3 (75.00%) 5G
2 3 (75.00%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (75.00%) Bluetooth
2 3 (75.00%) Data Security
2 3 (75.00%) ZigBee
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 3 (75.00%) RFID
2 3 (75.00%) Sigfox
2 3 (75.00%) Z-Wave
2 3 (75.00%) Hyperconnected
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) 4G
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) 5G
2 3 (75.00%) Bluetooth
2 3 (75.00%) Hyperconnected
2 3 (75.00%) RFID
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) ZigBee
2 3 (75.00%) Z-Wave
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) IoT Architect
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
1 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (75.00%) Data Security
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
1 3 (75.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Sigfox
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec