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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 26 44 10
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -34
Contract jobs citing 3G 162 114 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.63% 4.10% 8.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.01% 16.96% 31.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 8 21
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£260 £368 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.25% +36.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £262 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £433 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £315 £275
% change year-on-year
-17.32% +14.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £14.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -62.66%
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
771 672 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.82% 24.16% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 249 178
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 46 31
Average hourly rate £36.00 £27.20 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% +34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +20 56 £260 - 1
Reading +11 34 £240 -9.43% 5
Slough +1 27 £208 -18.62% 9
Maidenhead -7 1 - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
3G
South East

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 214 (71.57%) Telecoms
2 176 (58.86%) 4G
3 139 (46.49%) 2G
4 132 (44.15%) LTE
5 120 (40.13%) Radio Access Network
6 52 (17.39%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 49 (16.39%) Degree
8 47 (15.72%) Ericsson
9 43 (14.38%) Project Management
10 37 (12.37%) GSM
11 34 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
12 32 (10.70%) VoLTE
13 31 (10.37%) Validation
14 30 (10.03%) RNC
15 29 (9.70%) Network Planning
15 29 (9.70%) Broadband
16 28 (9.36%) Wireless
17 27 (9.03%) Billing
18 26 (8.70%) Finance
19 25 (8.36%) Huawei
19 25 (8.36%) Internet
19 25 (8.36%) DNS
19 25 (8.36%) SLA
20 24 (8.03%) ITIL
20 24 (8.03%) Cramer
21 22 (7.36%) C
21 22 (7.36%) Nokia
22 21 (7.02%) Linux
23 20 (6.69%) PRINCE2
23 20 (6.69%) INAP

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (0.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.33%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (3.34%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) Maya
3 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 176 (58.86%) 4G
2 139 (46.49%) 2G
3 132 (44.15%) LTE
4 120 (40.13%) Radio Access Network
5 37 (12.37%) GSM
6 32 (10.70%) VoLTE
7 30 (10.03%) RNC
8 29 (9.70%) Broadband
9 28 (9.36%) Wireless
10 25 (8.36%) DNS
10 25 (8.36%) Internet
11 20 (6.69%) INAP
11 20 (6.69%) SS7
12 18 (6.02%) SGSN
13 17 (5.69%) Ethernet
13 17 (5.69%) UMTS
14 15 (5.02%) WiMAX
15 14 (4.68%) RANAP
15 14 (4.68%) SIGTRAN
15 14 (4.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.67%) MS Access
2 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 214 (71.57%) Telecoms
2 27 (9.03%) Billing
3 26 (8.70%) Finance
4 10 (3.34%) Marketing
5 8 (2.68%) Legal
6 6 (2.01%) Back Office
7 5 (1.67%) Electronics
7 5 (1.67%) Retail
8 3 (1.00%) Law
9 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (11.04%) Test Engineer
2 28 (9.36%) Architect
3 22 (7.36%) Integration Engineer
4 21 (7.02%) RAN Engineer
5 20 (6.69%) Delivery Manager
6 19 (6.35%) Design Engineer
7 18 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (5.35%) Network Planner
9 15 (5.02%) Voice Engineer
10 12 (4.01%) Radio Engineer
11 11 (3.68%) Tester
12 10 (3.34%) Service Manager
12 10 (3.34%) Services Delivery Manager
13 9 (3.01%) Consultant
14 8 (2.68%) Coordinator
14 8 (2.68%) Designer
15 7 (2.34%) Project Manager
16 6 (2.01%) Security Architect
17 5 (1.67%) Project Coordinator
17 5 (1.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.67%) SOAP
2 2 (0.67%) XML
2 2 (0.67%) XMPP
3 1 (0.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.02%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.35%) GIS
4 11 (3.68%) Replication
5 4 (1.34%) User Experience
6 3 (1.00%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.33%) Handset
7 1 (0.33%) PMI
7 1 (0.33%) DTV
7 1 (0.33%) Economics
7 1 (0.33%) PKI
7 1 (0.33%) IPTV
7 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.02%) Linux
2 14 (4.68%) UNIX
3 7 (2.34%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.01%) VMS
5 5 (1.67%) Solaris
6 1 (0.33%) Android
6 1 (0.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (14.38%) Project Management
2 31 (10.37%) Validation
3 29 (9.70%) Network Planning
4 24 (8.03%) ITIL
5 20 (6.69%) PRINCE2
6 17 (5.69%) Service Delivery
7 10 (3.34%) Change Management
7 10 (3.34%) Capacity Management
8 9 (3.01%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (3.01%) Test Planning
8 9 (3.01%) Performance Improvement
8 9 (3.01%) Performance Management
9 8 (2.68%) Service Management
9 8 (2.68%) Software Engineering
9 8 (2.68%) Migration
9 8 (2.68%) Configuration Management
9 8 (2.68%) Network Design
10 7 (2.34%) OO
10 7 (2.34%) CRM
10 7 (2.34%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.36%) C
2 12 (4.01%) C++
3 8 (2.68%) Embedded C
3 8 (2.68%) Embedded C++
4 6 (2.01%) Perl
5 5 (1.67%) SQL
6 3 (1.00%) Java
6 3 (1.00%) Python
7 2 (0.67%) C#
7 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 49 (16.39%) Degree
2 11 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (3.34%) VCP4
4 9 (3.01%) CCNA
5 7 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.34%) CCNP
6 6 (2.01%) HNC
6 6 (2.01%) HND
7 3 (1.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.00%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.67%) ISEB
8 2 (0.67%) PMP
9 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.33%) CISSP
9 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.36%) SLA
2 3 (1.00%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.00%) NFS
2 2 (0.67%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (6.69%) NSN NetAct
2 12 (4.01%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.34%) OpenView
4 3 (1.00%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.67%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 52 (17.39%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 47 (15.72%) Ericsson
3 25 (8.36%) Huawei
4 24 (8.03%) Cramer
5 22 (7.36%) Nokia
6 15 (5.02%) HP
7 14 (4.68%) Mapinfo
7 14 (4.68%) Actix
8 12 (4.01%) Cisco
9 11 (3.68%) Amdocs
10 9 (3.01%) Microsoft
11 6 (2.01%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.01%) TIBCO
11 6 (2.01%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 5 (1.67%) F5
13 4 (1.34%) BT
13 4 (1.34%) BMC
13 4 (1.34%) Nortel
14 3 (1.00%) IBM
14 3 (1.00%) SAP
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