Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 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
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 206 227
Rank change year-on-year +7 +21 -55
Contract jobs citing 3G 7 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 1.17% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 10
North West median daily rate £190 £228 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.48% -16.51% +20.44%
10th Percentile £119 £175 £145
90th Percentile £200 £278 £288
England median daily rate £325 £278 £300
% change year-on-year +17.12% -7.50% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.38 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -13.13% +2.56% -40.00%

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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 769 1030 1096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.47% 15.02% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 602 630
North West median daily rate £386 £409 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.50% +9.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £163 £213 £206
90th Percentile £543 £575 £538
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 56 106
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -5.44% -10.95%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.54 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.36 £40.00 £41.80
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.59 £20.55
% change year-on-year -20.73% +14.79% +2.75%

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing 3G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for 3G in the North West

3G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3G in the North West

3G
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3G in the North West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3G in the North West

3G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3G in the North West

3G
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Manchester +17 4 £147 -18.61% 1
Lancashire - 2 £190 -
Cheshire +2 1 - -
3G
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for 3G.

1 7 (100.00%) 4G
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 4 (57.14%) Break/Fix
2 4 (57.14%) Runbook
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Mac OS X
2 4 (57.14%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (57.14%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (57.14%) CMDB
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) 2G
4 2 (28.57%) Nokia
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
4 2 (28.57%) Statistics
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) ADSL
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management

3G
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) 4G
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (42.86%) 2G
4 2 (28.57%) ADSL
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (14.29%) RNC
5 1 (14.29%) SDH
5 1 (14.29%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Radio Planner
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Controller
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) CMDB
2 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Mac OS X
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Break/Fix
1 4 (57.14%) Knowledge Management
1 4 (57.14%) Runbook
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Network Optimisation
2 2 (28.57%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Measurement
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Radio Network Optimisation
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Dell
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Nokia
1 2 (28.57%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) Mapinfo