Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 96 98
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +11
Contract jobs citing 3G 14 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.75% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.04% 2.43% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Bristol median daily rate £390 £270 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +86.21% -
South West median daily rate £390 £270 £215
% change year-on-year +44.44% +25.58% -53.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £48.50

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 278 206 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.83% 13.04% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 131 152
Bristol median daily rate £350 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -1.43% -9.39%
10th Percentile £161 £250 £216
90th Percentile £561 £590 £493
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 14
Bristol median hourly rate £25.00 £21.13 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.34% -23.18% +96.43%
10th Percentile £19.16 £15.54 £17.25
90th Percentile £45.45 £47.63 £47.56
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £38.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -29.87% - +69.68%

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 19 February 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 13 (92.86%) Telecoms
2 12 (85.71%) 2G
3 11 (78.57%) 4G
3 11 (78.57%) Radio Access Network
4 7 (50.00%) High Availability
4 7 (50.00%) LTE
5 6 (42.86%) GSM
6 5 (35.71%) 3GPP
6 5 (35.71%) WCDMA
6 5 (35.71%) Nokia
6 5 (35.71%) Huawei
6 5 (35.71%) HSPA
6 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
8 3 (21.43%) Actix
8 3 (21.43%) VoLTE
8 3 (21.43%) IT Strategy
9 2 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
9 2 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
9 2 (14.29%) Performance Measurement
9 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
9 2 (14.29%) User Experience
9 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (14.29%) SCTP
9 2 (14.29%) Validation
9 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (14.29%) IPsec
9 2 (14.29%) Network Design

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 12 (85.71%) 2G
2 11 (78.57%) 4G
2 11 (78.57%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (50.00%) LTE
4 6 (42.86%) GSM
5 5 (35.71%) 3GPP
5 5 (35.71%) HSPA
5 5 (35.71%) WCDMA
6 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
7 3 (21.43%) VoLTE
8 2 (14.29%) IPsec
8 2 (14.29%) SCTP
9 1 (7.14%) 5G
9 1 (7.14%) Broadband
9 1 (7.14%) Diameter Protocol
9 1 (7.14%) GPRS
9 1 (7.14%) RNC
9 1 (7.14%) VoWiFi
9 1 (7.14%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (92.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Designer
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Quality Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Testing Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) High Availability
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) IT Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (14.29%) Network Design
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Measurement
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) VB
1 2 (14.29%) VBA
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Huawei
1 5 (35.71%) Nokia
2 3 (21.43%) Actix
3 1 (7.14%) Agilent
3 1 (7.14%) Cognizant
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) NetScout