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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3G
South East / Berkshire
Rank 74 51 29
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -22
Contract jobs citing 3G 30 76 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.51% 2.99% 5.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.03% 13.06% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 41
Median daily rate £318 £385 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.53% +48.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £262 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £457 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £313 £260
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +20.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-59.30% +19.44%

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
427 582 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.49% 22.86% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 304 331
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.36% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £26.69 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 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
Reading +18 12 £318 -5.92% 1
Slough -1 1 - -
Maidenhead -3 1 - - 1
3G
South East

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for 3G.

1 65 (85.53%) 4G
2 40 (52.63%) 2G
3 39 (51.32%) Telecoms
4 35 (46.05%) LTE
5 24 (31.58%) Huawei
5 24 (31.58%) Ericsson
5 24 (31.58%) Nokia
5 24 (31.58%) Radio Access Network
6 18 (23.68%) Nokia Networks
7 15 (19.74%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (19.74%) ITIL
7 15 (19.74%) TCP/IP
8 14 (18.42%) UMTS
8 14 (18.42%) CCNP
8 14 (18.42%) CCNA
8 14 (18.42%) Back Office
9 13 (17.11%) Cisco
10 12 (15.79%) CCIE
10 12 (15.79%) Juniper
11 11 (14.47%) Wireshark
12 10 (13.16%) MS Office
12 10 (13.16%) Network Architecture
12 10 (13.16%) VoLTE
13 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
13 9 (11.84%) GSM
13 9 (11.84%) Project Management
14 8 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
15 7 (9.21%) Diameter Protocol

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:

Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Office
2 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.89%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 65 (85.53%) 4G
2 40 (52.63%) 2G
3 35 (46.05%) LTE
4 24 (31.58%) Radio Access Network
5 15 (19.74%) TCP/IP
6 14 (18.42%) UMTS
7 11 (14.47%) Wireshark
8 10 (13.16%) VoLTE
9 9 (11.84%) GSM
10 7 (9.21%) Diameter Protocol
11 6 (7.89%) SIGTRAN
12 5 (6.58%) UTRAN
13 4 (5.26%) DWDM
14 3 (3.95%) GGSN
14 3 (3.95%) Internet
14 3 (3.95%) SGSN
14 3 (3.95%) VoIP
14 3 (3.95%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (3.95%) Wireless
15 2 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.95%) MS Access
2 1 (1.32%) GIS
General
1 39 (51.32%) Telecoms
2 14 (18.42%) Back Office
3 3 (3.95%) Marketing
4 2 (2.63%) Electronics
4 2 (2.63%) Finance
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Billing
5 1 (1.32%) French Language
5 1 (1.32%) Front Office
5 1 (1.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (15.79%) 3G Engineer
2 10 (13.16%) 4G Engineer
2 10 (13.16%) RAN Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Radio Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Optimisation Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Test Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Design Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) LTE Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Data Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Service Desk Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Mobile Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Radio Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) XML
2 1 (1.32%) WebRTC
2 1 (1.32%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Unix
2 1 (1.32%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) ITIL
2 10 (13.16%) Network Architecture
3 9 (11.84%) Project Management
4 8 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.26%) Fault Management
6 4 (5.26%) Network Optimisation
6 4 (5.26%) Performance Management
7 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.95%) Fault Analysis
7 3 (3.95%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.95%) Migration
7 3 (3.95%) Network Design
7 3 (3.95%) Network Planning
7 3 (3.95%) Process Improvement
7 3 (3.95%) Service Management
7 3 (3.95%) Statistics
7 3 (3.95%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.26%) SQL
2 2 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (18.42%) CCNA
2 14 (18.42%) CCNP
3 12 (15.79%) CCIE
4 7 (9.21%) Degree
5 5 (6.58%) HND
6 3 (3.95%) HNC
6 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (2.63%) OpenView
Vendors
1 24 (31.58%) Ericsson
1 24 (31.58%) Huawei
1 24 (31.58%) Nokia
2 18 (23.68%) Nokia Networks
3 13 (17.11%) Cisco
4 12 (15.79%) Juniper
5 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.58%) Cramer
7 4 (5.26%) Samsung
8 3 (3.95%) Citrix
8 3 (3.95%) HP
8 3 (3.95%) Mapinfo
8 3 (3.95%) Nortel
8 3 (3.95%) Tellabs
9 2 (2.63%) Remedy
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 21 days ago