The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for 3G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3G
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 56 42 62
Rank change year-on-year -14 +20  
Contract jobs citing 3G 3 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.49% 1.94% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 11.40% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
Median daily rate - £413 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £298 £260
% change year-on-year +11.34% +14.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -44.61% -9.72%  

3G is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 118 114 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 19.38% 16.99% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 60 53
Median daily rate £330 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.35% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £350 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 18
Median hourly rate £31.50 £15.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.22% +4.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £13.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.95 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing 3G as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for 3G in Hertfordshire

3G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3G in Hertfordshire

3G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3G in Hertfordshire

3G
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield -11 2 - -
3G
East of England

3G
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for 3G.

1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) 2G
1 4 (100.00%) 4G
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (50.00%) Crossbeam
2 2 (50.00%) HSPA
2 2 (50.00%) LTE
2 2 (50.00%) Actix
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) GSM
2 2 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (100.00%) 2G
1 4 (100.00%) 4G
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) GSM
2 2 (50.00%) HSPA
2 2 (50.00%) LTE
2 2 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Check Point Support
2 1 (25.00%) Crossbeam Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Crossbeam Support
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Support
2 1 (25.00%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IP Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Actix
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Crossbeam
1 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper