The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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
Rank 86 87 83
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4  
Contract jobs citing 3G 2 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.20% 0.43% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.65% 3.90% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 8
Median daily rate £268 £265 £123
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.94% +116.32%  
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 Leeds with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 121 154 166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 11.91% 11.05% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 97 113
Median daily rate £425 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +16.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.30 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.86% -59.14%  
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 Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

3G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3G in Leeds

3G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3G in Leeds

3G
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for 3G.

1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (100.00%) 2G
2 4 (66.67%) LTE
2 4 (66.67%) Arqiva
3 2 (33.33%) 4G
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) HSPA
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) GPRS
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
4 1 (16.67%) Mapinfo
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia Networks

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) 2G
2 4 (66.67%) LTE
3 2 (33.33%) 4G
4 1 (16.67%) GPRS
4 1 (16.67%) HSPA
4 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
General
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planner
1 1 (16.67%) Optimisation Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Radio Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Radio Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
1 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Arqiva
2 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
2 1 (16.67%) Mapinfo
2 1 (16.67%) Nokia Networks
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy