Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 16 August 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 94 100
Rank change year-on-year -26 +6 +3
Contract jobs citing 3G 2 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.11% 0.82% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 4.79% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 3
Bristol median daily rate - £390 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +39.29% +1.82%
South West median daily rate - £390 £280
% change year-on-year - +39.29% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 Bristol with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 245 292 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.00% 17.07% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 197 207
Bristol median daily rate £371 £352 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.47% +0.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £200
90th Percentile £475 £523 £534
South West median daily rate £375 £370 £355
% change year-on-year +1.35% +4.23% -2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 9 19
Bristol median hourly rate £43.00 £28.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.57% +14.29% +3.16%
10th Percentile £16.50 £11.33 £9.50
90th Percentile £118.13 £34.65 £44.05
South West median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +5.63% +17.65% +11.48%

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for 3G in Bristol

3G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3G in Bristol

3G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3G in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing 3G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for 3G.

1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) 5G
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Transition
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Cognizant
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) IBM

3G
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (50.00%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Transition
1 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cognizant
1 1 (50.00%) IBM