Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 99 105
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 0
Contract jobs citing 3G 15 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.76% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.85% 1.64% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
Bristol median daily rate £390 £270 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +86.21% -43.96%
South West median daily rate £389 £270 £285
% change year-on-year +43.98% -5.26% +7.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £45.00 £48.50
% change year-on-year - -7.22% +59.02%

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 309 244 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.65% 14.33% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 168 116
Bristol median daily rate £345 £339 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% -9.67% -
10th Percentile £176 £200 £245
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +5.71% -3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 15
Bristol median hourly rate £28.00 £31.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.81% +17.59% +83.05%
10th Percentile £12.30 £17.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £38.95 £45.38 £83.00
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year -3.03% -16.72% +76.11%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3G in Bristol over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 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 Bristol region with a requirement for 3G.

1 14 (93.33%) Telecoms
2 12 (80.00%) 4G
3 11 (73.33%) 2G
4 9 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (40.00%) LTE
6 5 (33.33%) Huawei
6 5 (33.33%) High Availability
6 5 (33.33%) GSM
7 4 (26.67%) 3GPP
7 4 (26.67%) Nokia
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
8 3 (20.00%) HSPA
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) WCDMA
9 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
9 2 (13.33%) VB
9 2 (13.33%) VBA
9 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (13.33%) Validation
9 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
9 2 (13.33%) Broadband
9 2 (13.33%) Project Management
9 2 (13.33%) Degree
9 2 (13.33%) RNC
9 2 (13.33%) QMS
9 2 (13.33%) QA
9 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
9 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills

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 (80.00%) 4G
2 11 (73.33%) 2G
3 9 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (40.00%) LTE
5 5 (33.33%) GSM
6 4 (26.67%) 3GPP
7 3 (20.00%) HSPA
7 3 (20.00%) WCDMA
7 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
8 2 (13.33%) Broadband
8 2 (13.33%) RNC
9 1 (6.67%) 5G
9 1 (6.67%) Diameter Protocol
9 1 (6.67%) GPRS
9 1 (6.67%) Internet
9 1 (6.67%) MVNO
9 1 (6.67%) Node B
9 1 (6.67%) VoLTE
9 1 (6.67%) VoWiFi
9 1 (6.67%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (93.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Designer
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Quality Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) OSS Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) OSS Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior OSS Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Testing Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) High Availability
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) QMS
3 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) IT Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) VB
1 2 (13.33%) VBA
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) HND
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Huawei
2 4 (26.67%) Nokia
3 2 (13.33%) Actix
4 1 (6.67%) Agilent
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Cognizant
4 1 (6.67%) Greenplum
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) NetScout