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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 164 149 194
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +45
Contract jobs citing 3G 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.063% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 1.42% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £210 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -59.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-38.46% -23.52%
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
421 351 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.30% 10.28% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 265 551
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 17
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +17.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 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 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) UMTS
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) CCSP
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Reuters
2 2 (33.33%) Bloomberg
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 2 (33.33%) DameWare
2 2 (33.33%) Altiris
2 2 (33.33%) JNCIE
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) 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%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) UMTS
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Contracts Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Consultant
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
1 2 (33.33%) Support Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Build Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCIE
1 2 (33.33%) CCSP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) JNCIE
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) DameWare
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Altiris
1 2 (33.33%) Bloomberg
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
1 2 (33.33%) Reuters
1 2 (33.33%) VMware