The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 159 197 208
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +11
Contract jobs citing 3G 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% 0.074% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.56% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £260 £400 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +40.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £260 £290
% change year-on-year
- -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £36.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-31.97% +33.63%
3G
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
449 712 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.48% 13.11% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 532 511
Median daily rate £425 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £13.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

3G
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3G across the City of London region.

3G Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the City of London region.

3G Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for 3G.

1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) GSM
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Tcl
2 1 (33.33%) CSG Singleview

3G
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 4G
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (33.33%) GSM
1 1 (33.33%) LTE
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BODI
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Billing Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Billing Support
1 1 (33.33%) Billing Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Compliance Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Support
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) QMS
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 14001
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (33.33%) Sun