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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 83 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -9
Contract jobs citing 3G 31 95 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.38% 3.69% 4.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.39% 16.64% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 29 24
Median daily rate £225 £270 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £208 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £336 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £228 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
-17.27% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £40.14 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.27% +23.50%
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
485 571 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.53% 22.17% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 276 242
Median daily rate £365 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.41% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 August 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 August 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 -1 10 £550 +103.70%
Newbury -11 6 - - 1
Slough -2 5 £225 +8.43% 1
Maidenhead -7 1 - -
3G
South East

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 88 (86.27%) 4G
2 69 (67.65%) Telecoms
3 55 (53.92%) LTE
4 48 (47.06%) 2G
5 35 (34.31%) Radio Access Network
6 30 (29.41%) Nokia
7 26 (25.49%) Back Office
8 20 (19.61%) Diameter Protocol
8 20 (19.61%) Huawei
9 19 (18.63%) Wireless
9 19 (18.63%) Project Management
10 18 (17.65%) Service Delivery
11 17 (16.67%) HNC
11 17 (16.67%) SIGTRAN
12 16 (15.69%) SPML
12 16 (15.69%) Network Architecture
12 16 (15.69%) High Availability
12 16 (15.69%) LDAP
13 15 (14.71%) ITIL
13 15 (14.71%) Nokia Networks
14 14 (13.73%) Ericsson
15 13 (12.75%) SLA
15 13 (12.75%) HND
15 13 (12.75%) INAP
15 13 (12.75%) Change Management
15 13 (12.75%) Degree
16 12 (11.76%) MGW
16 12 (11.76%) SOAP
17 10 (9.80%) Cisco
17 10 (9.80%) Billing

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 (0.98%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.88%) MS Office
2 6 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 88 (86.27%) 4G
2 55 (53.92%) LTE
3 48 (47.06%) 2G
4 35 (34.31%) Radio Access Network
5 20 (19.61%) Diameter Protocol
6 19 (18.63%) Wireless
7 17 (16.67%) SIGTRAN
8 16 (15.69%) LDAP
9 13 (12.75%) INAP
10 12 (11.76%) MGW
11 10 (9.80%) Value-Added Service
12 9 (8.82%) Node B
13 8 (7.84%) SMS
14 7 (6.86%) ATM
15 6 (5.88%) RNC
16 5 (4.90%) GSM
16 5 (4.90%) MVNO
16 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
16 5 (4.90%) UMTS
16 5 (4.90%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.90%) MS Access
3 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
General
1 69 (67.65%) Telecoms
2 26 (25.49%) Back Office
3 10 (9.80%) Billing
4 8 (7.84%) Front Office
5 5 (4.90%) Marketing
5 5 (4.90%) Retail
6 3 (2.94%) Electronics
7 1 (0.98%) Finance
7 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (15.69%) Architect
2 12 (11.76%) RAN Engineer
3 9 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (8.82%) Test Engineer
4 8 (7.84%) Mobile Engineer
5 6 (5.88%) 4G Engineer
5 6 (5.88%) Designer
5 6 (5.88%) Network Architect
5 6 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Databuild Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (4.90%) Telecoms Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Wireless Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) 3G Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) Data Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) Deployment Manager
7 4 (3.92%) IT Architect
7 4 (3.92%) Senior Designer
7 4 (3.92%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.69%) SPML
2 12 (11.76%) SOAP
3 1 (0.98%) HTML
3 1 (0.98%) HTML5
3 1 (0.98%) WebRTC
3 1 (0.98%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (2.94%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.96%) PKI
5 2 (1.96%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.96%) Statistics
6 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.98%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.63%) Project Management
2 18 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 16 (15.69%) High Availability
3 16 (15.69%) Network Architecture
4 15 (14.71%) ITIL
5 13 (12.75%) Change Management
6 10 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (9.80%) Integration Testing
7 9 (8.82%) Network Design
7 9 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (7.84%) eTOM
9 7 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (6.86%) Configuration Management
9 7 (6.86%) CRM
9 7 (6.86%) Service Management
9 7 (6.86%) Validation
10 6 (5.88%) Logistics
10 6 (5.88%) Performance Management
11 5 (4.90%) Capacity Management
11 5 (4.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.90%) SQL
2 4 (3.92%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.94%) C
4 1 (0.98%) C++
4 1 (0.98%) Embedded C
4 1 (0.98%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 17 (16.67%) HNC
2 13 (12.75%) Degree
2 13 (12.75%) HND
3 6 (5.88%) CCNP
3 6 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.92%) CISSP
5 2 (1.96%) CCIE
5 2 (1.96%) CCNA
5 2 (1.96%) CCSA
5 2 (1.96%) CCSE
5 2 (1.96%) CISM
5 2 (1.96%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (1.96%) CRISC
5 2 (1.96%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.75%) SLA
2 4 (3.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.86%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.96%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (2.94%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (1.96%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.96%) Nessus
4 1 (0.98%) OpenView
Vendors
1 30 (29.41%) Nokia
2 20 (19.61%) Huawei
3 15 (14.71%) Nokia Networks
4 14 (13.73%) Ericsson
5 10 (9.80%) Cisco
6 9 (8.82%) Cramer
6 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
7 8 (7.84%) Citrix
7 8 (7.84%) Siemens
8 7 (6.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 7 (6.86%) BT
9 6 (5.88%) Juniper
9 6 (5.88%) Nortel
9 6 (5.88%) Tellabs
10 5 (4.90%) Arqiva
10 5 (4.90%) NetCracker
10 5 (4.90%) Samsung
10 5 (4.90%) Telindus
10 5 (4.90%) Virgin Media
10 5 (4.90%) ZTE
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