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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 98 123 129
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +6
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 9 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 0.53% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £213
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £295
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 - £39.00

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
442 561 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.95% 22.28% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 288 316
Median daily rate £400 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £23.95 £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%

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 21 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 +10 3 - -
3GPP
South East

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 8 (88.89%) VoLTE
1 8 (88.89%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) 3G
3 2 (22.22%) LTE
4 1 (11.11%) Service Design
4 1 (11.11%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) 4G
4 1 (11.11%) Android Studio
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) HSPA
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Xcode
4 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
4 1 (11.11%) Apple Swift
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Publishing
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) GSM
4 1 (11.11%) UMTS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Radio Access Network
1 8 (88.89%) VoLTE
2 2 (22.22%) 3G
2 2 (22.22%) LTE
3 1 (11.11%) 4G
3 1 (11.11%) GSM
3 1 (11.11%) HSPA
3 1 (11.11%) UMTS
3 1 (11.11%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Android Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Xcode
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) VoLTE Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Field Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) RAN Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Field Test Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Optimisation Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 3G Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 4G Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (11.11%) LTE Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) UMTS Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) UMTS Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Design
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Apple Swift
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Apple
1 1 (11.11%) Nokia
1 1 (11.11%) Nokia Networks