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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 70 27 48
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +21
Contract jobs citing 3G 53 132 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.26% 5.32% 3.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.67% 21.36% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 30 15
Median daily rate £243 £260 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.73% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £177 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £325 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 £260 £290
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £36.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-31.50% -2.66%
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
548 618 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.38% 24.91% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 251 218
Median daily rate £365 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £36.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.72% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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
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 1 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 -20 18 - -
Newbury -2 7 £231 -25.64% 2
Slough -9 6 £225 -10.00%
Maidenhead -7 1 - -
Bracknell -15 1 - -
3G
South East

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 108 (78.83%) 4G
2 92 (67.15%) Telecoms
3 72 (52.55%) LTE
4 63 (45.99%) 2G
5 57 (41.61%) Radio Access Network
6 36 (26.28%) Nokia
7 27 (19.71%) Huawei
8 25 (18.25%) Project Management
9 23 (16.79%) Back Office
10 22 (16.06%) Ericsson
10 22 (16.06%) SLA
11 21 (15.33%) Service Delivery
12 20 (14.60%) Wireless
12 20 (14.60%) Degree
12 20 (14.60%) Nokia Networks
13 19 (13.87%) High Availability
14 18 (13.14%) ITIL
15 17 (12.41%) HNC
15 17 (12.41%) Network Architecture
15 17 (12.41%) Diameter Protocol
16 16 (11.68%) SIGTRAN
17 15 (10.95%) LDAP
17 15 (10.95%) SPML
18 13 (9.49%) MGW
18 13 (9.49%) SOAP
18 13 (9.49%) Siemens
18 13 (9.49%) Change Management
19 12 (8.76%) INAP
19 12 (8.76%) Billing
19 12 (8.76%) RNC

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 (0.73%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.65%) MS Office
3 5 (3.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Traffica
2 1 (0.73%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 108 (78.83%) 4G
2 72 (52.55%) LTE
3 63 (45.99%) 2G
4 57 (41.61%) Radio Access Network
5 20 (14.60%) Wireless
6 17 (12.41%) Diameter Protocol
7 16 (11.68%) SIGTRAN
8 15 (10.95%) LDAP
9 13 (9.49%) MGW
10 12 (8.76%) INAP
10 12 (8.76%) RNC
11 10 (7.30%) ATM
11 10 (7.30%) Value-Added Service
12 9 (6.57%) VoLTE
13 8 (5.84%) Node B
13 8 (5.84%) SMS
14 7 (5.11%) Broadband
15 6 (4.38%) UMTS
16 5 (3.65%) DNS
16 5 (3.65%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.65%) MS Access
3 1 (0.73%) GIS
3 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
General
1 92 (67.15%) Telecoms
2 23 (16.79%) Back Office
3 12 (8.76%) Billing
4 8 (5.84%) Front Office
5 5 (3.65%) Finance
5 5 (3.65%) Retail
6 3 (2.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (13.14%) Architect
2 16 (11.68%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (10.95%) RAN Engineer
4 11 (8.03%) Test Engineer
5 9 (6.57%) 3G Engineer
5 9 (6.57%) Designer
5 9 (6.57%) Mobile Engineer
5 9 (6.57%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 9 (6.57%) Network Architect
6 8 (5.84%) 4G Engineer
6 8 (5.84%) Optimisation Engineer
6 8 (5.84%) Telecoms Manager
7 7 (5.11%) Data Engineer
7 7 (5.11%) Delivery Manager
7 7 (5.11%) Service Desk Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) Databuild Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Design Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Radio Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Senior Designer
9 5 (3.65%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.95%) SPML
2 13 (9.49%) SOAP
3 3 (2.19%) XML
4 1 (0.73%) HTML
4 1 (0.73%) HTML5
4 1 (0.73%) Web Services
4 1 (0.73%) WebRTC
4 1 (0.73%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.11%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.65%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.65%) Smartphone
4 4 (2.92%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (2.19%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.19%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.46%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.73%) Handset
7 1 (0.73%) PKI
7 1 (0.73%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.92%) Unix
2 3 (2.19%) Linux
3 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.25%) Project Management
2 21 (15.33%) Service Delivery
3 19 (13.87%) High Availability
4 18 (13.14%) ITIL
5 17 (12.41%) Network Architecture
6 13 (9.49%) Change Management
7 11 (8.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (8.03%) Network Design
7 11 (8.03%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (7.30%) Integration Testing
9 9 (6.57%) eTOM
9 9 (6.57%) Service Management
10 8 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (5.84%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.11%) Validation
12 6 (4.38%) CRM
12 6 (4.38%) Matrix Organization
12 6 (4.38%) Performance Management
13 5 (3.65%) Dashboard Development
13 5 (3.65%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.65%) SQL
2 4 (2.92%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.46%) C
4 1 (0.73%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (14.60%) Degree
2 17 (12.41%) HNC
3 10 (7.30%) HND
4 3 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.46%) CCNP
5 2 (1.46%) CCSA
5 2 (1.46%) CCSE
5 2 (1.46%) CISSP
5 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.73%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.06%) SLA
2 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.03%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.46%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (8.03%) NSN NetAct
2 7 (5.11%) Amdocs OSS
3 2 (1.46%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.73%) OpenView
Vendors
1 36 (26.28%) Nokia
2 27 (19.71%) Huawei
3 22 (16.06%) Ericsson
4 20 (14.60%) Nokia Networks
5 13 (9.49%) Siemens
6 11 (8.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 11 (8.03%) BT
7 10 (7.30%) Microsoft
8 9 (6.57%) Arqiva
8 9 (6.57%) NetCracker
8 9 (6.57%) Telindus
8 9 (6.57%) Virgin Media
8 9 (6.57%) ZTE
9 7 (5.11%) Cisco
9 7 (5.11%) Citrix
9 7 (5.11%) Cramer
9 7 (5.11%) Nortel
9 7 (5.11%) Remedy
9 7 (5.11%) Tellabs
10 6 (4.38%) Samsung
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