Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 21 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 90 109
Rank change year-on-year -4 +19 -17
Contract jobs citing 3G 1 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.074% 0.48% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 3.02% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Cheshire median daily rate - - £220
North West median daily rate £190 £228 £273
% change year-on-year -16.48% -16.51% +20.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 190 232 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 14.15% 15.88% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 147 200
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% - +16.84%
10th Percentile £225 £244 £225
90th Percentile £525 £675 £553
North West median daily rate £388 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -5.49% +9.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 35
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +3.87% -8.79%
10th Percentile £12.11 £11.25 £12.41
90th Percentile £20.93 £52.75 £21.75
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year - -5.44% -10.95%

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 3G in Cheshire

3G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3G in Cheshire

3G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3G in Cheshire

3G
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +11 1 - -
3G
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for 3G.

1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Measurement

3G
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Implementation Controller
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Measurement
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning