The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 26 April 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 92 77
Rank change year-on-year -1 -15  
Contract jobs citing 3G 3 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.23% 0.82% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% 2.96% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Median daily rate - £270 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £280 £260
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.50 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.97% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -43.07% -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 Surrey with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 155 372 290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 11.92% 27.66% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 213 155
Median daily rate £480 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 36 10
Median hourly rate £40.13 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.31% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

3G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3G in Surrey

3G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3G in Surrey

3G
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Guildford -1 1 - -
3G
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Surrey region with a requirement for 3G.

1 8 (80.00%) 2G
2 6 (60.00%) LTE
3 5 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
4 4 (40.00%) Huawei
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (40.00%) Ericsson
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) Greenplum
5 3 (30.00%) Nokia Networks
5 3 (30.00%) 4G
6 2 (20.00%) Presales
6 2 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (20.00%) Radio Network Optimisation
6 2 (20.00%) Samsung
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
6 2 (20.00%) Network Management
6 2 (20.00%) VoLTE
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (20.00%) LANDesk
6 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (20.00%) HSPA
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7

3G
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) 2G
2 6 (60.00%) LTE
3 5 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (30.00%) 4G
5 2 (20.00%) ATM
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) GPRS
5 2 (20.00%) GSM
5 2 (20.00%) HSPA
5 2 (20.00%) SNMP
5 2 (20.00%) Telnet
5 2 (20.00%) VoLTE
5 2 (20.00%) WCDMA
6 1 (10.00%) 5G
6 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Optimisation Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (10.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (20.00%) Presales
3 2 (20.00%) Radio Network Optimisation
3 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Microwave Transmission Network Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Ericsson
1 4 (40.00%) Huawei
2 3 (30.00%) Greenplum
2 3 (30.00%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) LANDesk
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Nortel
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Samsung
4 1 (10.00%) Cramer
4 1 (10.00%) Mapinfo
4 1 (10.00%) Nokia