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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 174 200 207
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +7
Contract jobs citing 3G 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.037% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £338 £375 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +70.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £285 £313
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £43.78 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-26.90% +34.70%
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
541 723 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.55% 13.45% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 530 515
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 28
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

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 31 August 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 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) 4G
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (33.33%) JNCIE
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) UMTS
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
3 2 (33.33%) CCSP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (16.67%) ISO 14001
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Tcl
4 1 (16.67%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) EMC

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 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) 4G
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) UMTS
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BODI
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Billing
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Contracts Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Billing Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Billing Support
2 1 (16.67%) Billing Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Build Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) JMS
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Change Control
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Data Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Product Management
1 1 (16.67%) QMS
1 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
1 1 (16.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCIE
1 2 (33.33%) CCSP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) JNCIE
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (16.67%) Sun