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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3G
South East / Berkshire
Rank 65 57 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -26
Contract jobs citing 3G 41 68 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.15% 2.76% 4.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.43% 12.45% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 37
Median daily rate £245 £375 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.66% +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £260 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £425 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £294 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.23% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-62.13% +5.62%

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
435 546 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.86% 22.17% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 268 315
Median daily rate £350 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 12
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +109.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 22 January 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 +22 22 £245 -5.76% 1
Maidenhead -1 2 - -
Slough +2 1 - -
3G
South East

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 63 (84.00%) 4G
2 41 (54.67%) 2G
3 40 (53.33%) Telecoms
4 35 (46.67%) LTE
5 25 (33.33%) Huawei
5 25 (33.33%) Ericsson
6 23 (30.67%) Nokia
7 22 (29.33%) Radio Access Network
8 20 (26.67%) Nokia Networks
9 17 (22.67%) Cisco
9 17 (22.67%) TCP/IP
10 16 (21.33%) ITIL
10 16 (21.33%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (21.33%) Juniper
10 16 (21.33%) Back Office
11 15 (20.00%) CCNP
11 15 (20.00%) CCNA
12 14 (18.67%) CCIE
12 14 (18.67%) Network Architecture
13 13 (17.33%) UMTS
13 13 (17.33%) Wireshark
14 10 (13.33%) MS Office
15 9 (12.00%) GSM
15 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
16 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
17 7 (9.33%) SIGTRAN
17 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
17 7 (9.33%) VoLTE
17 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
18 6 (8.00%) 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 (13.33%) MS Office
2 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
3 6 (8.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 63 (84.00%) 4G
2 41 (54.67%) 2G
3 35 (46.67%) LTE
4 22 (29.33%) Radio Access Network
5 17 (22.67%) TCP/IP
6 13 (17.33%) UMTS
6 13 (17.33%) Wireshark
7 9 (12.00%) GSM
8 7 (9.33%) SIGTRAN
8 7 (9.33%) VoLTE
9 6 (8.00%) Diameter Protocol
10 5 (6.67%) UTRAN
10 5 (6.67%) Wireless
11 4 (5.33%) DWDM
11 4 (5.33%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (4.00%) GGSN
12 3 (4.00%) Internet
12 3 (4.00%) Node B
12 3 (4.00%) SGSN
12 3 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.67%) MS Access
3 1 (1.33%) GIS
General
1 40 (53.33%) Telecoms
2 16 (21.33%) Back Office
3 4 (5.33%) Billing
3 4 (5.33%) Marketing
4 3 (4.00%) Electronics
4 3 (4.00%) Finance
5 1 (1.33%) Front Office
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (16.00%) 3G Engineer
2 11 (14.67%) RAN Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) 4G Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Architect
4 8 (10.67%) Radio Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Optimisation Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) LTE Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Service Desk Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Core Network Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Data Centre Specialist
9 2 (2.67%) Mobile Architect
9 2 (2.67%) Mobile Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) SPML
1 1 (1.33%) WebRTC
1 1 (1.33%) XML
1 1 (1.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.00%) Statistics
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.33%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.33%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.33%) Linux
1 1 (1.33%) Unix
1 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) ITIL
2 14 (18.67%) Network Architecture
3 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (8.00%) Project Management
5 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.33%) Migration
6 3 (4.00%) CRM
6 3 (4.00%) Fault Analysis
6 3 (4.00%) Fault Management
6 3 (4.00%) Network Design
6 3 (4.00%) Network Optimisation
6 3 (4.00%) Network Planning
6 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (4.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (4.00%) WFM
7 2 (2.67%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (2.67%) ERP
7 2 (2.67%) eTOM
7 2 (2.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) C
2 1 (1.33%) C++
2 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (1.33%) Embedded C++
2 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (20.00%) CCNA
2 15 (20.00%) CCNP
3 14 (18.67%) CCIE
4 5 (6.67%) HND
5 4 (5.33%) Degree
6 2 (2.67%) HNC
7 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (2.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 25 (33.33%) Ericsson
1 25 (33.33%) Huawei
2 23 (30.67%) Nokia
3 20 (26.67%) Nokia Networks
4 17 (22.67%) Cisco
5 16 (21.33%) Juniper
6 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (8.00%) Cramer
8 4 (5.33%) Mapinfo
9 3 (4.00%) Citrix
9 3 (4.00%) HP
9 3 (4.00%) Nortel
9 3 (4.00%) Tellabs
10 2 (2.67%) Remedy
10 2 (2.67%) Samsung
11 1 (1.33%) ION Trading