The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 29 42 14
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -28
Contract jobs citing 3G 160 104 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.42% 3.67% 8.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.02% 15.98% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 10 23
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£250 £368 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.97% +28.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £252 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £428 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £315 £285
% change year-on-year
-17.32% +10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £20.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -46.00%
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
761 651 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.80% 22.97% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 236 189
Average daily rate £300 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 51 22
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +19 47 £260 - 3
Reading +19 41 £240 -9.43% 1
Slough +2 17 £208 +53.70% 1
Bracknell +4 2 £263 -
3G
South East

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3G.

1 203 (71.73%) Telecoms
2 191 (67.49%) 4G
3 159 (56.18%) 2G
4 126 (44.52%) LTE
5 124 (43.82%) Radio Access Network
6 50 (17.67%) GSM
7 43 (15.19%) Wireless
7 43 (15.19%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 42 (14.84%) Ericsson
9 36 (12.72%) Degree
10 30 (10.60%) Project Management
11 29 (10.25%) Network Planning
12 28 (9.89%) RNC
13 26 (9.19%) SS7
14 24 (8.48%) Nokia
14 24 (8.48%) SLA
14 24 (8.48%) Cramer
14 24 (8.48%) VoLTE
15 23 (8.13%) DNS
16 22 (7.77%) Linux
17 21 (7.42%) Finance
17 21 (7.42%) SIGTRAN
17 21 (7.42%) UMTS
17 21 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (7.07%) UNIX
18 20 (7.07%) Billing
19 19 (6.71%) Validation
19 19 (6.71%) MS Excel
19 19 (6.71%) C
19 19 (6.71%) HP Quality Center

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.35%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.89%) MS Office
3 4 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.35%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 191 (67.49%) 4G
2 159 (56.18%) 2G
3 126 (44.52%) LTE
4 124 (43.82%) Radio Access Network
5 50 (17.67%) GSM
6 43 (15.19%) Wireless
7 28 (9.89%) RNC
8 26 (9.19%) SS7
9 24 (8.48%) VoLTE
10 23 (8.13%) DNS
11 21 (7.42%) UMTS
11 21 (7.42%) SIGTRAN
12 18 (6.36%) SGSN
12 18 (6.36%) TCP/IP
13 16 (5.65%) 3GPP
13 16 (5.65%) Broadband
14 15 (5.30%) ATM
14 15 (5.30%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (4.95%) INAP
15 14 (4.95%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.83%) MS Access
2 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
General
1 203 (71.73%) Telecoms
2 21 (7.42%) Finance
3 20 (7.07%) Billing
4 7 (2.47%) Back Office
4 7 (2.47%) Electronics
5 5 (1.77%) Marketing
5 5 (1.77%) Legal
6 4 (1.41%) Retail
7 2 (0.71%) Law
8 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (11.66%) Test Engineer
2 24 (8.48%) Delivery Manager
3 22 (7.77%) Integration Engineer
4 20 (7.07%) RAN Engineer
5 16 (5.65%) Architect
6 15 (5.30%) Design Engineer
7 14 (4.95%) Network Planner
8 12 (4.24%) Radio Engineer
8 12 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (3.89%) Project Manager
9 11 (3.89%) Tester
9 11 (3.89%) Voice Engineer
10 9 (3.18%) Coordinator
10 9 (3.18%) Support Engineer
11 8 (2.83%) Service Manager
11 8 (2.83%) Services Delivery Manager
11 8 (2.83%) Wireless Engineer
12 7 (2.47%) Consultant
13 6 (2.12%) Project Coordinator
13 6 (2.12%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.83%) XML
2 5 (1.77%) SOAP
3 2 (0.71%) XMPP
4 1 (0.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.59%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.53%) Replication
4 8 (2.83%) GIS
5 4 (1.41%) PKI
5 4 (1.41%) User Experience
6 3 (1.06%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.71%) Handset
8 1 (0.35%) Economics
8 1 (0.35%) IPTV
8 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.35%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.77%) Linux
2 20 (7.07%) UNIX
3 9 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.77%) Solaris
5 3 (1.06%) VMS
5 3 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (10.60%) Project Management
2 29 (10.25%) Network Planning
3 19 (6.71%) Validation
4 16 (5.65%) ITIL
5 15 (5.30%) Service Delivery
6 13 (4.59%) PRINCE2
7 12 (4.24%) Network Design
8 10 (3.53%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (3.18%) CRM
10 8 (2.83%) Test Planning
10 8 (2.83%) Network Architecture
11 7 (2.47%) Performance Management
11 7 (2.47%) Data Entry
11 7 (2.47%) OOD
11 7 (2.47%) Change Management
11 7 (2.47%) Service Management
11 7 (2.47%) Migration
12 6 (2.12%) UML
12 6 (2.12%) OO
12 6 (2.12%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.71%) C
2 11 (3.89%) Perl
2 11 (3.89%) SQL
3 10 (3.53%) C++
4 7 (2.47%) Embedded C
5 6 (2.12%) Embedded C++
6 2 (0.71%) Python
7 1 (0.35%) Ruby
7 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (12.72%) Degree
2 13 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (3.53%) CCNP
3 10 (3.53%) CCNA
4 9 (3.18%) HNC
4 9 (3.18%) HND
5 5 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.41%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.06%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.71%) PMP
8 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.71%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.71%) ISEB
9 1 (0.35%) CISSP
9 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.35%) CCSA
9 1 (0.35%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.48%) SLA
2 2 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.71%) NFS
2 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 19 (6.71%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (6.36%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (1.06%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.35%) OpenView
4 1 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 43 (15.19%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 42 (14.84%) Ericsson
3 24 (8.48%) Nokia
3 24 (8.48%) Cramer
4 18 (6.36%) Huawei
5 15 (5.30%) Actix
6 14 (4.95%) HP
7 11 (3.89%) Microsoft
7 11 (3.89%) Amdocs
8 10 (3.53%) Cisco
9 9 (3.18%) Mapinfo
9 9 (3.18%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.41%) Siemens
10 4 (1.41%) Nortel
11 3 (1.06%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 3 (1.06%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.06%) F5
12 2 (0.71%) Fortinet
12 2 (0.71%) Remedy
12 2 (0.71%) Citrix
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