The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank - 72 66
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.11% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.86% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £453 £220 £400
% change year-on-year
+105.68% -45.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
3GPP
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
122 116 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.44% 13.33% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 71 38
Average daily rate £350 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3GPP across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

3GPP
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

3GPP Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3GPP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing 3GPP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3GPP.

1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) LTE
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) CWDP
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing 3GPP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3GPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CWDP