The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 85 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +5
Contract jobs citing 3G 37 127 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.57% 4.94% 4.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.13% 20.89% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 34 21
Median daily rate £225 £262 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.95% -19.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £314 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £235 £270 £313
% change year-on-year
-12.96% -13.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £36.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +23.07%
3G
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
519 608 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.04% 23.65% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 274 218
Median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £208 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 14
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.30 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.37 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing 3G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3G across the Berkshire region.

3G Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3G
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3G across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

3G Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3G
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -24 10 £550 +103.70% 1
Newbury -12 6 £201 -35.16% 1
Slough -6 5 £225 +8.43%
Maidenhead -2 1 - -
Bracknell -14 1 - -
3G
South East

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for 3G.

1 99 (84.62%) 4G
2 78 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 62 (52.99%) LTE
4 56 (47.86%) 2G
5 45 (38.46%) Radio Access Network
6 30 (25.64%) Nokia
7 25 (21.37%) Back Office
8 23 (19.66%) Project Management
9 21 (17.95%) Huawei
10 20 (17.09%) Network Architecture
10 20 (17.09%) Diameter Protocol
11 19 (16.24%) Service Delivery
11 19 (16.24%) Wireless
12 18 (15.38%) High Availability
12 18 (15.38%) SIGTRAN
13 17 (14.53%) Degree
13 17 (14.53%) SLA
13 17 (14.53%) HNC
14 16 (13.68%) LDAP
14 16 (13.68%) SPML
15 14 (11.97%) Nokia Networks
15 14 (11.97%) MGW
15 14 (11.97%) Change Management
16 13 (11.11%) INAP
16 13 (11.11%) SOAP
16 13 (11.11%) ITIL
16 13 (11.11%) Ericsson
17 12 (10.26%) HND
18 11 (9.40%) Continuous Improvement
19 10 (8.55%) Value-Added Service

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.27%) MS Office
3 5 (4.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Traffica
2 1 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 99 (84.62%) 4G
2 62 (52.99%) LTE
3 56 (47.86%) 2G
4 45 (38.46%) Radio Access Network
5 20 (17.09%) Diameter Protocol
6 19 (16.24%) Wireless
7 18 (15.38%) SIGTRAN
8 16 (13.68%) LDAP
9 14 (11.97%) MGW
10 13 (11.11%) INAP
11 10 (8.55%) Value-Added Service
12 9 (7.69%) Node B
12 9 (7.69%) RNC
13 8 (6.84%) SMS
13 8 (6.84%) VoLTE
14 6 (5.13%) ATM
14 6 (5.13%) Broadband
14 6 (5.13%) UMTS
15 5 (4.27%) GSM
15 5 (4.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.27%) MS Access
3 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
General
1 78 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 25 (21.37%) Back Office
3 10 (8.55%) Billing
4 8 (6.84%) Front Office
5 5 (4.27%) Retail
6 4 (3.42%) Marketing
7 2 (1.71%) Electronics
8 1 (0.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (14.53%) Architect
2 14 (11.97%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (11.11%) RAN Engineer
4 10 (8.55%) Test Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) Network Architect
6 8 (6.84%) 4G Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Designer
6 8 (6.84%) Mobile Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Data Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.98%) Service Desk Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) 3G Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (5.13%) Telecoms Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Databuild Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Deployment Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Network Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Senior Designer
9 5 (4.27%) Telecoms Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.68%) SPML
2 13 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (0.85%) HTML
3 1 (0.85%) HTML5
3 1 (0.85%) Web Services
3 1 (0.85%) WebRTC
3 1 (0.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.98%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (3.42%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (3.42%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.71%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.71%) PKI
4 2 (1.71%) Statistics
5 1 (0.85%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.71%) Unix
2 1 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.66%) Project Management
2 20 (17.09%) Network Architecture
3 19 (16.24%) Service Delivery
4 18 (15.38%) High Availability
5 14 (11.97%) Change Management
6 13 (11.11%) ITIL
7 11 (9.40%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (8.55%) Integration Testing
8 10 (8.55%) Network Design
9 9 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (6.84%) Service Management
11 7 (5.98%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.98%) eTOM
11 7 (5.98%) Validation
12 6 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (5.13%) CRM
12 6 (5.13%) Performance Management
13 5 (4.27%) Dashboard Development
13 5 (4.27%) ITIL V3
13 5 (4.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.27%) SQL
2 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.56%) C
4 1 (0.85%) C++
4 1 (0.85%) Embedded C
4 1 (0.85%) Embedded C++
4 1 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (14.53%) Degree
1 17 (14.53%) HNC
2 12 (10.26%) HND
3 4 (3.42%) CCNP
3 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.42%) CISSP
4 2 (1.71%) CCSA
4 2 (1.71%) CCSE
4 2 (1.71%) CISM
4 2 (1.71%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (1.71%) CRISC
4 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.71%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.53%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.98%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.71%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (5.98%) Amdocs OSS
2 5 (4.27%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (1.71%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.71%) Nessus
4 1 (0.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 30 (25.64%) Nokia
2 21 (17.95%) Huawei
3 14 (11.97%) Nokia Networks
4 13 (11.11%) Ericsson
5 9 (7.69%) Citrix
5 9 (7.69%) Cramer
5 9 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 8 (6.84%) Cisco
6 8 (6.84%) Siemens
7 7 (5.98%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 7 (5.98%) BT
7 7 (5.98%) Nortel
7 7 (5.98%) Remedy
7 7 (5.98%) Tellabs
8 6 (5.13%) Samsung
9 5 (4.27%) Arqiva
9 5 (4.27%) NetCracker
9 5 (4.27%) Telindus
9 5 (4.27%) Virgin Media
9 5 (4.27%) ZTE
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