The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 117 95 111
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 1 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.042% 0.94% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 3.83% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £165 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
3GPP
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
552 601 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.46% 24.51% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 241 213
Median daily rate £363 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.07% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £175
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 31 10
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 £14.75 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing 3GPP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

3GPP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3GPP across the Berkshire region.

3GPP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3GPP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3GPP across the Berkshire region.

3GPP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3GPP
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 3GPP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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 -8 1 - -
3GPP
South East

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 3GPP 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 3GPP.

1 4 (80.00%) 3G
1 4 (80.00%) 4G
2 3 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (60.00%) LTE
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) GSM
3 2 (40.00%) UMTS
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) VoLTE
3 2 (40.00%) Presales
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (20.00%) Samsung
4 1 (20.00%) VoWiFi
4 1 (20.00%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Node B
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) PKI
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) GGSN
4 1 (20.00%) SGSN
4 1 (20.00%) MGW
4 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture

3GPP
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 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) 3G
1 4 (80.00%) 4G
2 3 (60.00%) LTE
2 3 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (40.00%) GSM
3 2 (40.00%) UMTS
3 2 (40.00%) VoLTE
4 1 (20.00%) ATM
4 1 (20.00%) CDMA
4 1 (20.00%) GGSN
4 1 (20.00%) GPRS
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) ISDN
4 1 (20.00%) ISUP
4 1 (20.00%) Megaco
4 1 (20.00%) PBX
4 1 (20.00%) PSTN
4 1 (20.00%) RNC
4 1 (20.00%) SGSN
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) RAN Design Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) WebRTC
1 1 (20.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia
2 1 (20.00%) Samsung
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase