The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 28 June 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
England / North East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 116 69
Rank change year-on-year +63 -47  
Contract jobs citing 3G 4 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.70% 0.99% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 2.68% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 0
Median daily rate £200 £219 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.67% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £228 £261
% change year-on-year +31.86% -12.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.60 £25.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -21.60% -32.43%  

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 the North East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 124 598 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 21.83% 36.89% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 362 61
Median daily rate £340 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £218 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £420 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 48 21
Median hourly rate £17.00 £28.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.28% +73.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

3G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3G in the North East

3G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3G in the North East

3G
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Tyne and Wear +62 2 £215 -2.27%
3G
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 North East region with a requirement for 3G.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) ThinPrint
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (75.00%) Software Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (75.00%) AppSense
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (25.00%) Degree

3G
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) AppSense
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) ThinPrint
2 3 (75.00%) VMware