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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 189 202 189
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing 3G 4 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.073% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 1.40% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 12
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£425 £393 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +161.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -6.20%
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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
725 712 893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.16% 11.50% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 504 609
Average daily rate £408 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 38
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.02% -84.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3G across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

3G Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing 3G 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 3G.

1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) 2G
1 4 (100.00%) 4G
2 3 (75.00%) SS7
3 2 (50.00%) TCAP
3 2 (50.00%) ISUP
3 2 (50.00%) SCCP
3 2 (50.00%) INAP
3 2 (50.00%) PSTN
4 1 (25.00%) SMS
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) CISSP
4 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
4 1 (25.00%) Nokia
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) CISM
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared

3G
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing 3G 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 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) 2G
1 4 (100.00%) 4G
2 3 (75.00%) SS7
3 2 (50.00%) TCAP
3 2 (50.00%) ISUP
3 2 (50.00%) SCCP
3 2 (50.00%) INAP
3 2 (50.00%) PSTN
4 1 (25.00%) SMS
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Use Case
1 1 (25.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (25.00%) Nokia
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago